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Clinical Review: Prostate cancer

Red flag symptoms: Cervical lymphadenopathy

Management of PCOS in primary care

Differential diagnoses: Scrotal lesions

Viewpoint : Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Viewpoint : Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Mr Constantinos Kyriakides discusses the role of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Journals watch: Fizzy drinks, rapid weight loss in obesity and coeliac disease

Journals watch: Fizzy drinks, rapid weight loss in obesity and coeliac disease

Too busy to read all of the journals? Dr Tillmann Jacobi selects the latest papers...

Differential diagnoses: Skin malignancy

Differential diagnoses: Skin malignancy

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four skin malignancies and offers clues for their diagnosis

Viewpoint: Recognising FGM in primary care

Viewpoint: Recognising FGM in primary care

Professor Sarah Creighton discusses the role of GPs in identifying female genital...

Clinical Review: Glaucoma

Clinical Review: Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a progressive optic neuropathy, in which retinal nerve fibre loss causes...

A collaborative approach to fascia-related plantar heel pain

A collaborative approach to fascia-related plantar heel pain
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Physiotherapist Greg Turpin and Dr Mareeni Raymond discuss management strategies...

Familial breast cancer

Familial breast cancer
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Dr Helen Hanson discusses breast cancer surveillance and BRCA testing.

Journals watch: Cardiac function, vitamin D in type 2 diabetes and reducing readmission rates

Journals watch: Cardiac function,  vitamin D in type 2 diabetes and reducing readmission rates

Too busy to read the journals? Dr Louise Newson selects the latest papers of interest...

Differential diagnoses: Pigmentation

Differential diagnoses: Pigmentation

Dr Nigel Stollery compares four presentations and offers clues for their diagnosis.

Red flag symptoms: Diplopia

Red flag symptoms: Diplopia

It is important to establish what the patient means by double vision, writes Dr Pipin...

Clinical Review: Colorectal cancer

Clinical Review: Colorectal cancer

Asymptomatic patients are increasingly being detected by the bowel cancer screening...

Clinical Review: Breast cancer

Clinical Review: Breast cancer
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Breast cancer remains the second most common cause of cancer death in women. It is...

Red flag symptoms: Mood changes

Red flag symptoms: Mood changes

Differentiate normal behaviour and significant mood changes.

Journals watch: Alzheimer's disease, renal stones and hip fracture

Journals watch:  Alzheimer's disease, renal stones and  hip fracture

Too busy to read the journals? Dr Bryan Palmer selects the latest papers of interest...

Treatment options in osteoarthritis

Treatment options in osteoarthritis

Dr Tom Margham discusses the goals of treatment for patients with osteoarthritis.

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