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Bariatric surgery may help obese patients with sexual dysfunction

Findings from 2 small meta-analyses.

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Manchester attack: visiting health workers among first to offer assistance

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Fitness does not improve CV risk for overweight patients

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Former Ethiopian health minister elected WHO Director-General

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European medical schools urged to adopt ‘One Health’ approach

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Type 1 diabetes: leptin levels low in overweight patients

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Data –a hugely important topic

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Create a disclosure culture to curb medical errors

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Can mindful eating help weight loss efforts?

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Study recommends use of ‘digital autopsies’

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Cannabis-based drug could help treat epilepsy in children

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Elderly care costs set for steep increase, say researchers

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GP numbers fall short of targets

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New GMC standards for postgrad training

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Testing platelet counts could speed up cancer diagnosis

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Bladder cancer: is robotic RC safe in the obese patient?

Novel study evaluates robotic radical cystectomy with intracorporeal diversion,

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Leanness is a risk factor for Afib

Several anthropometric measures are associated with Afib, but leanness stands out.

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Weekend catch-up sleep tied to lower weight

Weekend catch-up sleep could act as a counter to short sleep periods on weekdays.

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Artificial Intelligence: can data help stop chronic conditions before they start?
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Artificial Intelligence: can data help stop chronic conditions before they start?

Details of a new project have been announced which aim to advance preventive healthcare.

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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide
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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide

The events are being used as a soundboard to help decide if the WMA should change its policy on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide.

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Patients of older doctors have higher inpatient mortality rates
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Patients of older doctors have higher inpatient mortality rates

But treating high volumes of patients seems to have a protective effect.

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Almost half of deaths now have recorded cause
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Almost half of deaths now have recorded cause

While improvements have been made in collecting vital statistics, the World Health Organization says continued efforts are needed.

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Adolescent obesity with low muscle strength, poor aerobic fitness is HF risk

These factors at age 18 are ominous for heart health in later years.

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TMI beats BMI for diagnosing overweight adolescents

A better screening tool for adolescent obesity.

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Early success seen in the Diabetes Prevention Program

Those who remained in the program were successful.

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Deprescribing medicines at end of life
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Deprescribing medicines at end of life

Almost half of older adults receive more than 10 prescription drugs in the last year of life.

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Depression, cognitive impairment a common duo in older adults with diabetes

Both conditions can mean less medication adherence, poor disease management.

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Promises galore

What health-related promises are on offer from the various political parties?

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Avoid these words when speaking to patients
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Avoid these words when speaking to patients

Using language with negative emotional content may lead to an increase in the patient’s experience of pain or anxiety.

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