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Brain damage reversed in a drowned toddler
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Brain damage reversed in a drowned toddler

Subacute normobaric and hyperbaric oxygen therapy restored drowning-induced cortical grey matter and white matter loss.

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Views sought on digital innovation in health in the EU

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Watchdog opens investigation into European Medicines Agency

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Responding to terror attacks: training manual being developed for doctors in Europe

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Are you meeting stethoscope hygiene standards?

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Obese patients don’t need to lose weight before joint replacement surgery

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Caution urged on the use of artificial sweeteners

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Patients are covertly recording consultations

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Are sugary drink interventions working?

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Blood donation regulations relaxed for gay men and sex workers

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NHS England to cut out wasteful drug prescriptions

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GMC: action plan for revalidation

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£325 million to ‘modernise and transform’ patient care

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Government publishes plan for ‘smokefree generation’

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Declare Suicide Act illegal, high court told

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Heavier children may have lower bone mass

Extra body fat may adversely affect bone mineralization in childhood.

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Obese axial spondyloarthritis patients less likely to respond to TNFis

Yet the drugs are often continued inappropriately.

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Score predicts diabetes remission following bariatric surgery procedures

The validated DiaRem score is derived from data readily available in the medical record.

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Obesity: greater focus needed on weight gain in young adults
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Obesity: greater focus needed on weight gain in young adults

Counselling young parents on the risks of weight gain may help reduce obesity rates.

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Financial restraints are still here

Limited resources for health care

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WHO issues advice on medications as heatwave continues across Europe
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WHO issues advice on medications as heatwave continues across Europe

Increased temperatures can impact the efficacy of drugs, and most are licensed for storage at temperatures up to 25°C only.

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Women with prior gestational diabetes at increased CVD risk

Association at least partly explained by BMI.

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Low doses of radiation could harm cardiovascular health
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Low doses of radiation could harm cardiovascular health

Ionizing radiation has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses equivalent to recurrent CT imaging.

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Reproductive-age women: A missed diabetes prevention opportunity?

At Kaiser Permanente Northern California, fewer than half with prediabetes received intervention.

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Coffee drinkers live longer, new study suggests
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Coffee drinkers live longer, new study suggests

Coffee drinkers had reduced risk of death from all causes, particularly digestive and circulatory diseases.

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Keeping up to date with current medical information

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Greater purpose in life linked to better sleep
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Greater purpose in life linked to better sleep

Cultivating a purpose in life could be a drug-free strategy to improve sleep.

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Refugee health in the spotlight at WHO summer school
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Refugee health in the spotlight at WHO summer school

The first WHO Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health is taking place in Italy this week.

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Maternal sugar intake during pregnancy linked to asthma in offspring

Confirmation of a causal link would raise prospects for primary prevention of atopic disorders.

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