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Predicting adult obesity from childhood obesity October 2017 Young children are dependent on their care providers—parents and teachers—to cultivate healthy lifestyle behaviors that are associated with reduced chronic diseases. Childhood obesity is complex,... Read More →
Adverse outcomes of pregnancy in women with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. October 2017 A study conducted by Dr. Fukuda and colleagues, evaluated NAFLD as a risk marker for type 2 diabetes.1 The researchers evaluated data of >4500 patients who were part of a health checkup program over... Read More →
Guidance On Fluoridation Of Drinking Water October 2017 A letter has been published which encourages SHAs and PCTs to consider fluoridation to reduce inequalities in oral health. It covers the legislative framework, the requirement for PCTs to assess the... Read More →
Guidelines For Evaluating First Unprovoked Seizure In Adults October 2017 The American Academy of Neurology has issued a practice parameter for evaluating adults who present with apparently unprovoked first seizures.

The guidelines, which appear in the current... Read More →
Clinical Guidelines For The Use Of Intravenous Immunoglobulin October 2017 Recently issued clinical guidelines for the use of intravenous immunoglobulin provide guidance on appropriate use of immunoglobulin products and a framework for the promotion of evidence based... Read More →
Future Of Surgery To Take Place Close To Patients Homes October 2017 A report on the future of planned surgery, recommends that 80% of all surgery should be done locally with the remaining 20% of the more complex cases taking place at specialist centres where... Read More →
Endovascular treatment for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm October 2017 The abdominal aorta is the main artery supplying blood to the lower part of the body. An abnormal ballooning and weakening of the wall of the aorta (aortic aneurysm) particularly affects men as they... Read More →
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associates with apathy among depressed elderly October 2017 It has been reported over the past decade that the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's) may be associated with the emergence of apathy. The authors hypothesised that depressed... Read More →
Identification of High-Risk Subgroups in very elderly ICU patients October 2017 Current prognostic models for ICU patients have not been specifically developed or validated in the very elderly. The aim of this study was to develop a prognostic model for ICU patients aged 80... Read More →
Demystifying Genomics October 2017 A booklet, Demystifying Genomics, explains the background, science and rationale behind research that has enabled scientists to determine the entire genetic makeup of organisms from bacteria to... Read More →

Resources

Planning For The Management Of Burn-Injured Patients October 2017 Best practice guidance has been published to describe a general set of principles to NHS organisations in planning,...
Demand Management Plan For Immunoglobulin Use October 2017 A report, ?Demand management plan for immunoglobulin use?, makes recommendations on appropriate indications for...
Revised Standards Of Proficiency October 2017 The Health Professions Council has launched updated standards of proficiency for twelve of the thirteen professions they...
Best Practice In Managing Risk October 2017 This framework is a guide for mental health professionals working with service users to assess risk. It underpins risk...
Tuberculosis Prevention and Treatment Toolkit October 2017 In order to assist the NHS with implementing the TB action plan, Stopping Tuberculosis in England, the Department of Health...
Management of the Fractured Edentulous Atrophic Mandible October 2017 Fractures of the toothless brittle and weakened lower jaw are fairly common in elderly people. Options for treatment...
English-Russian glossary Of Medical Terms September 2017 EpiNorth project had launched a new feature EpiWords. EpiWords is a bilingual glossary (English - Russian) of medical,...
Free Online Medical Dictionaries September 2017 The dictionaries are dedicated to providing definitions to medical terminology found in the medical news today.

The...
Web Service Allows Patients To See How Drugs Work September 2017 iGuard.org, a free, patient-driven on-line health care community, has launched an innovative new patient empowerment tool....
Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Website September 2017 The CAN-R website is aimed at supporting and educating Canadian healthcare providers and researchers on the escalating...
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