Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Eight questions helpful for assessing IBD in primary care

(HealthDay)—The CalproQuest, an eight-item questionnaire, is a feasible instrument for assessing patients for inflammatory bowel disease in primary care settings, according to a study published in the February issue of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Midwifery care cuts poor birth outcomes versus physician care

(HealthDay)—Compared with physician models of care, midwifery care is associated with lower odds of poor birth outcomes for low-income women, according to a study published in the October issue of BMJ Open.

Health

UK makes it harder for officials to get patient data

Britain's government says it has modified a controversial data-sharing agreement that allowed officials to track down people who might have broken immigration rules based on information collected by doctors.

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