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Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration January 2017 Childhood obesity is a multifaceted disease that requires sustainable, multidimensional approaches that support change at the individual, community, and systems levels. The Massachusetts Childhood... Read More →
Concentrated Regular Weekend Physical Activity Reduces Mortality Risk January 2017 Data from household-based surveillance studies and mortality records in the UK were used to evaluate the association between exercise patterns and mortality risk over 561,159 person-years of... Read More →
No benefit to shortening ear infection treatment January 2017 Researchers found that shortening the length of antibiotic treatment for young children diagnosed with ear infections didnít reduce antibiotic resistance or adverse effects.
The study supports... Read More →
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time January 2017 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely... Read More →
Zinc Deficiency Is Associated With Poor Outcomes in IBD January 2017 Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) were followed to evaluate the effect of low serum zinc levels on outcomes. Zinc deficiency was associated with an increase in the risk of... Read More →
Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women January 2017 The authors summarized recent clinical guidelines for the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and girls aged ≥14 years.

Recommendations include first-line... Read More →
Care Leaver Strategy December 2016 The Department for Education has published the Care Leaver Strategy. This cross-departmental strategy document sets out in one place the steps the government is taking Ė from housing to health... Read More →
Our Children Deserve Better: Prevention Pays December 2016 The Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, published Volume 2 of her 2012 Annual Report recently. The report calls on government, the whole health service, social care and education professionals... Read More →
Children and Young Peopleís Health Outcomes Forum December 2016 The Children and Young Peopleís Health Outcomes Forum held its Annual Summit recently. The Forum is an independent expert advisory group of professionals and representatives from across the... Read More →
Institute Of Medical Ethics December 2016 The Institute of Medical Ethics website will serve as a virtual network and resource centre for clinicians, teachers and students interested in medical ethics. It contains sign-posted links to a... Read More →

Resources

Tackling obesity December 2016 A report on a Public Health England survey of 136 local authorities and directors of public health on their obesity...
Suicide prevention report December 2016 The Department of Health has issued the first annual report on the suicide prevention strategy for England. The annual...
Information service for parents: evaluation report December 2016 The NHS ISP was launched in May 2012 to provide trusted, high-quality information to new and expectant parents.

A...
New Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people December 2016 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been...
Journal of Medical Internet Research December 2016 The "Journal of Medical Internet Research" (JMIR; ISSN 1438-8871, Medline-abbreviation: J Med Internet Res), founded in...
Medicines for Children: practical and reliable information for parents and carers November 2016 The vision of Medicines for Children is that any parent, wherever they are, have information on their childís medicines...
Guidance for health professionals on domestic violence November 2016 This guidance helps health professionals to recognise factors that may indicate domestic violence and abuse and describes...
Local Authority Child Health Profiles November 2016 A Child Health Profile has been developed for each local authority and were published by the Child and Maternal Health...
Guidance for Health Staff on Identifying and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking November 2016 Guidance has been published which provides guidance and sets out actions for healthcare staff who suspect that their...
Safeguarding Vulnerable People November 2016 NHS England has published its Safeguarding Vulnerable People in the Reformed NHS: Accountability and Assurance Framework....
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