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Test your clinical knowledge with The BMJ ’s new word game, Clinicle. Move the horizontal word clues to spell the answer vertically, then share...

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Autoimmune hepatitis is an inflammatory disease of the liver of unknown cause that may progress to liver cirrhosis and end stage liver failure if...

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    Autoimmune hepatitis is an inflammatory disease of the liver that may progress to liver cirrhosis and end stage liver failure. This review summarises current knowledge in diagnosis and treatment, with special focus on the patient’s perspective https://t.co/mH6YRlv379 - view on twitter

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Compassionate relationships with clinicians, not medicines, are the foundation of effective care Despite spectacular advances in the neuroscience of chronic pain since the early...

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    A new study adds to mounting evidence challenging the use of medicines for pain. Effective care and research can only grow from new, more equal partnerships between clinicians, people living with pain, and researchers, says Editorial https://t.co/CqT7SaKTQg - view on twitter

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Five things bothering GPs right now - 16 hours

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The BMJ has spoken to GPs around the UK about the NHS crisis and—among general workload concerns—many of them raise these specific problems An...

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### What you need to know A man in his 20s presented to his GP with three days of inguinal lymphadenopathy and multiple pruritic...

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    Last year the WHO declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. This Practice article provides a guide to the assessment, diagnosis, and management of confirmed cases of human monkeypox and at-risk patients https://t.co/14O5QlgpBT - view on twitter

Objectives To address whether sparing the medial retropharyngeal lymph node (MRLN) region from elective irradiation volume provides non-inferior local relapse-free survival versus standard radiotherapy...

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    The findings of this new study suggest that in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, sparing the medial retropharyngeal lymph node region from elective radiotherapy volumes is a safe way for local control and effectively preserves swallowing function https://t.co/iEF0isfjXp - view on twitter

Nicola Vousden and colleagues call for wider inclusion of pregnant women in clinical trials to increase access to safe and effective treatments and reduce...

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    The exclusion of pregnant women from clinical trials on the basis of cost, liability issues, or outdated precautionary principles is unacceptable, say @nvousden and colleagues. They look at how we can overcome the main challenges to inclusion https://t.co/MYpgziot2P - view on twitter

Demand for blood plasma is increasing but still relies on donations, which are poorly regulated in many countries. Shoaib Shafi reports how the cost...

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    Demand for blood plasma is increasing but still relies on donations, which are poorly regulated in many places. The practice has become problematic, reports Shoaib Shafi, particularly as the cost of living soars, driving more people to donate for cash https://t.co/tlDHnqOwbG - view on twitter

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Comprehensive response is needed, across healthcare and beyond The UK, like many European countries, is currently experiencing substantial excess mortality.12 The reasons for this...

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    The remarkable improvements in health over recent decades have rested heavily on the effectiveness of secondary prevention. Renewed attention to this issue is essential if we wish to continue those improvements, say @CMO_England and colleagues https://t.co/1xTLC3QJXi - view on twitter

We’re only a few weeks into the new year, but it’s becoming increasingly hard to feel positive about the future of the NHS. Until...