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The Fat Lie March 2017 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of calories in general and sugar in particular.

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Accessing Information On Genetic Diseases March 2017 NLM's National Center for Biotechnology Information has collaborated with the Genetic Alliance to launch a website feature designed to help patients, care givers, health professionals, and others... Read More →
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) November 2016 New guidelines have been issued on the prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease.

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Report highlights benefits of genomic innovation August 2016 A new report on genomic technology highlights the UKüfs achievements in genetics research to date and makes recommendations to government to ensure future benefit of genomic innovation for the NHS... Read More →
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering August 2016 The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The website contains more patient-oriented information on technology-based medical procedures and expanded information for... Read More →
Biological science awareness tool August 2016 BioMed Central now publishes a new website called Faculty of 1000. Faculty of 1000 is the next generation literature awareness tool. It is a revolutionary new online research service that will... Read More →
Simple aspiration versus intercostal tube drainage for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults July 2016 When air collects between the lung and the chest wall (the pleural space) this is described as a pneumothorax. This may be caused by trauma or lung disease, but sometimes it happens spontaneously... Read More →
Observational Cohort Study of Pain among Nursing Home Patients July 2016 Pain is highly prevalent in nursing homes (NH) in several countries. Data about pain in Dutch NH's, where medical care is delivered by specifically trained NH-doctors, are not available. The aim of... Read More →
NIH web-based information site for genetics questions July 2016 After a doctor sees a patient, he or she often prescribes medications. Under a new programme, practitioners who want to direct a patient to up-to-date, reliable, consumer-friendly information about... Read More →
NIGMS July 2016 The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has launched a website designed to better highlight the institute?s programs and increase usability with simplified navigation.

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Connecting healthcare professionals with information that matters most March 2017 PracticeUpdate's mission is to connect healthcare professionals with news and information that matters most for patient...
Surgical Broadcasting for Physicians, Surgeons and Care Givers February 2017 ORLive is a trusted world source in surgical broadcasting for physicians, surgeons and care givers. It's services are...
Free Medical Books February 2017 Over the next few years, many important medical textbooks are to be made available online, free and in full-text. This...
Study finds HPV from Oral Sex is linked to Throat Cancer November 2016 Oral sex increases the risk of transmitting the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests a new study...
Harm Reduction November 2016 Harm Reduction International's mission is to promote harm reduction on a global basis through an integrated programme of...
Web forum for schizophrenia researchers November 2016 Researchers trying to crack one of medicine's most perplexing unsolved mysteries can now keep abreast of late-breaking...
Insight into effects of dementia August 2016 Medical professionals are able to detect subtle changes in the quality of life of people with mild dementia, thanks to a...
Collaborating with the BCSC: Guidance for Investigators August 2016 The BCSC Research Resource is accepting proposals from researchers who wish to collaborate with the Consortium using our...
Database provides information on everyday products August 2016 The US National Institutes of Health produces a consumer's guide that provides easy-to-understand information on the...
Searching for genetic diversity July 2016 Researchers from the Universitat Aut˛noma de Barcelona have developed the first international server that allows the user...
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