Research summary: Cutaneous findings in neurofibromatosis type 1

neurofibromatosis

We recently published an open-access practical overview describing in detail the most typical cutaneous findings of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). Continue reading “Research summary: Cutaneous findings in neurofibromatosis type 1”

[4 min read] Nutrition therapy for metabolic syndrome

metabolic syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality worldwide, and its global prevalence is estimated to be around 20-25% in the adult population [1]. Continue reading “[4 min read] Nutrition therapy for metabolic syndrome”

[5 min read] Managing pregnancy complications in primary care

pregnancy complications

The vast majority of pregnancies progress without any complications. Many minor problems and complications are managed by the general practitioner; however, it is essential to know when referral to secondary care is warranted.
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Research summary: Effect of confocal microscopy on diagnostic accuracy of melanoma

confocal microscopy

A very interesting and important trial has recently been published that looks at the role and value of confocal microscopy on diagnostic accuracy of melanoma.
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[9 min read] Can medicinal cannabis help with Autism?

autism

Like much of the progress seen in the medical cannabis industry, the use of CBD oil for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has grown from the grassroots level.
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[4 min read] How can a GP get started providing cosmetic services in primary care?

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cosmetic services

Most primary care doctors work in an environment adequate for minimally invasive cosmetic treatments. They also possess the fundamental medical knowledge necessary to expand their range of services in this direction.
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Research summary: Relationship between internalising symptoms & GI problems in autistic children

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autistic children

Nutrition research summary: Bidirectional relationship between internalising symptoms and gastrointestinal problems in youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Continue reading “Research summary: Relationship between internalising symptoms & GI problems in autistic children”

Research summary: Scabies resistance to permethrin

scabies

In the latest year, we have experienced a proven inefficacy of permethrin in the treatment of scabies, both in children and in adults. Continue reading “Research summary: Scabies resistance to permethrin”

[4 min read] Managing women’s fertility in primary care

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fertility

The general practitioner is likely to be the first port of call for a woman with questions or worries about her fertility. It is important to be confident in providing initial advice and guidance regarding fertility, and to know when further investigations or referral to secondary care is warranted. Continue reading “[4 min read] Managing women’s fertility in primary care”

Research summary: Management of melanoma by GPs (SCARD)

management of melanoma

This month our focus is on the latest publication from the SCARD database and the large team of mainly GPs who have contributed to the brilliant work in SCARD. This really is “great research” and a “great paper” and I encourage everyone to read it, and be inspired by it.
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