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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp
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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp

At least 52 people were killed and 120 people wounded in Tuesday's bombing.

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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies

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Fresh Brexit concerns for European doctors

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New Year resolutions: how to support patients trying to lose weight

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PCOS: women with normal weight may not share T2DM risk similar to overweight

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OECD critical of 'wasteful clinical care’ in new report

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GERD symptoms subside for obese individuals who lose weight

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Doctors under-estimate the harm of treatments, screening and tests

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CDC: rural Americans at higher risk for death from top 5 causes

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Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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Forecasts suggest NHS will need extra £88bn by 2067

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Addenbrooke’s hospital comes out of special measures

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Half of women face red flag event during childbirth

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BMA accuses PM of ‘scapegoating’ GPs for NHS crisis

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Obesity is a risk factor for musculoskeletal pain in middle-aged women

Musculoskeletal pain is seen in 63% of middle-aged women.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Nat Rev Rheumatol
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Osteoarthritis: leptin has many roles in rheumatic conditions

Understanding how leptin leptin works may lead to new options for inflammatory diseases.

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Prenatal care quality suffers for overweight patients

Less communication may weaken patient-provider relationships.

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Weekend warriors reap survival benefit

Study shows 40% drop in risk for CVD-related death among adults aged 40 y and older.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol
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Gastric bypass benefits severely obese adolescents

Outcomes include substantial and durable weight reduction at 5-plus y.

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The NHS in crisis-again

Signs of another predictable and much expected NHS crisis are evident

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Global action needed on suicide among health care workers, says Lancet editorial
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Global action needed on suicide among health care workers, says Lancet editorial

Experts say the rate of depressive disorders among health-care workers compared with the general population is “alarming”.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Support Care Cancer
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Gynecologic cancer: weight management counseling helpful for survivors

Most survivors would welcome weight management counseling from oncologists.

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Doctor's near-death experience inspires campaign to improve doctors' patient communication skills
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Doctor's near-death experience inspires campaign to improve doctors' patient communication skills

Dr. Rana Awdish almost died after an occult liver adenoma ruptured, leading to multisystem organ failure and the death of the infant she was carrying.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obes Surg
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Sleep improved after bariatric surgery

Sleep problems are common in obese individuals, and in turn sleep problems may contribute to weight gain.

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Detox dangers: doctors must warn patients about potential life-threatening effects
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Detox dangers: doctors must warn patients about potential life-threatening effects

The warning follows cases of severe hyponatraemia with the use of herbal remedies containing valerian root.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Natl Cancer Inst
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MM: could weight control also control progression from MGUS?

Results of a study in 7878 patients with MGUS.

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Lung cancer surgery: high BMI tied to better survival

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 25 observational studies.

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Diet drinks no better than full sugar drinks
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Diet drinks no better than full sugar drinks

Experts argue sugar free and diet drinks are no more helpful for maintaining a healthy weight than full-sugar versions.

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