Articles: 27.03 March 2016

Contents: March 2016 27.03

Adult GORD: advances and challenges in management (click here for the full article) Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common and often chronic condition that is associated with poor quality of life and significant complications. This review provides a summary of the pathophysiology, assessment and …

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The impact of meningitis vaccines and their future role

The success of the meningococcal group A (MenA) vaccination in the African meningitis belt, public support for the extension of the MenB vaccination in the UK and the importance of vaccination in the fight against antimicrobial resistance all endorse the need for additional meningitis vaccines …

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce HIV infection in the UK

Recent research has estimated that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) using the antiretroviral therapy Truvada (tenofovir disoproxil/emtricitabine) in men who have sex with men could prevent thousands of new HIV infections in the UK by the end of the decade. However, the treatment has not yet been …

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Adult GORD: advances and challenges in management

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common and often chronic condition that is associated with poor quality of life and significant complications. This review provides a summary of the pathophysiology, assessment and current management of GORD in adults.

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is common, with heartburn …

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