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Prostate Cancer – where are we now?

November is the month when there is a particular focus on men’s health, in a bid to tackle the ongoing discrepancies between men and women’s health outcomes and life expectancy: one of this year’s target areas is prostate cancer

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Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management

NICE has updated its guidance on the management of hypertension, halving the threshold for initiating treatment in patients with stage 1 hypertension from a 10-year cardiovascular risk of 20% to 10%.

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Dementia: Diagnosis and management in primary care

Dementia is a progressive deterioration in mental function, which is severe enough to interfere with activities of daily living (ADLs). In the UK it is estimated that around 850,000 people are living with dementia, and predicted that this figure will rise to over 1 million by 2025. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Making the diagnosis of dementia can be difficult as symptoms vary between patients. In addition onset can be slow and non-specific, but for patients and their families or carers to receive the support they need, timely diagnosis is vital.

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14 November 2019Vol 49 • Number 11

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