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Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Hydrochlorothiazide and the risk of skin cancer

The National Department of Health have sent out a revised letter warning of the possible increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer with long-term HCTZ use.

Publication Date:
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 09:00
NEJM’s Question of the Week

Wanting some quick and practical weekly CME? The New England Journal of Medicine’s weekly clinical question is a great way to learn.

Publication Date:
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 08:45
Esketamine for depression

The ketamine enantiomer S-ketamine (esketamine) was recently approved by the FDA for the management of treatment-resistant depression.

Publication Date:
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 09:00
Vaccine hesitancy: A global health threat according to the WHO

The World Health Organisation has ranked vaccine hesitancy – growing resistance to widely available lifesaving vaccines – as one of the top 10 health threats in the world for 2019.

Publication Date:
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 12:45