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'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

There is “surprisingly limited” evidence that light drinking during pregnancy poses any risk to the baby, say UK researchers. They reviewed all the available studies done on the topic since the 1950s and found no convincing proof that a drink or two a week is harmful. The Bristol University team […]

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Locums 'weak link' in doctors' performance checks

January 13, 2017 1:06 am0 comments
Locums 'weak link' in doctors' performance checks

There are weaknesses in the way the performance of locum doctors is checked in the UK, a review suggests. Doctors have had to take part in five-yearly “MOTs” since 2012 to ensure they are fit to continue working. The General Medical Council said the system was working well, but highlighted […]

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