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Erectile dysfunction has been in the media, and we may be getting asked about it: Eroxon is a new topical treatment for erectile dysfunction. It is being widely advertised in the UK and is available over the counter.Learn more
We know that, when it comes to contraception, LARCs should be our first choice because they are more effective – but they don’t suit all women and some prefer alternatives.Learn more
In 2016, the WHO declared the UK to be free of measles. Sadly, this is no longer the case, in large part down to incomplete vaccination coverage. Vaccination rates are at the lowest in a decade, and, in January 2024, the UKHSA declared a national health incident due to a significant measles outbreak in the West Midlands.Learn more
Now, this could mean many things, but hopefully if this is a call to general practice, this will be a worry about a baby’s non-acute asymmetrical head. In most cases, this will be “normal” and relate to the babies preferred positioning (positional plagiocephaly) but rarely it could point to a more serious underlying problem.Learn more
“Doctors report ‘nightmare’ surge in scabies across UK” (Guardian, 1 January) If you’re already feeling a little itchy, you’re not alone. This week’s Pearl focuses on scabies.Learn more
We all know that new year is a notoriously TERRIBLE time to make sweeping resolutions or try to embark on drastic lifestyle change. But, for many of our patients (and, let’s face it, many of us), becoming more active is achievable. And, unlike almost all other things in medicine, it’s all upside!Learn more
Carbon monoxide poisoning is rare but easily missed. Making the diagnosis relies on spotting patterns in the history.Learn more
Do you remember about a year ago, we were in the grip of media reporting on the scarlet fever and invasive group A strep “epidemic” – we witnessed a huge surge in demand across primary care setting and antibiotic prescribing soared. And yet we know that most cases of sore throat do not need antibiotics.Learn more
“Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine- a universal blood test for cancer.” (BBC news headline 19 January 2018). While this may still be a way off, the Galleri test, developed by a US firm, has shown promise and is being trialled in the UK.Learn more