Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy is effective for people with emotional trauma; here it is explained and its efficacy illustrated with case studies.
Reflections on reducing insulin to lose weightSubscription
Some women with type 1 diabetes deliberately omit or reduce insulin dosages to lose weight. This diabulimia may lead to serious heart and neuropathic complications.
This first in a two-part series on peripheral arterial disease outlines the risk factors, signs and symptoms of this complex condition, as well as how best to manage it. Peripheral arterial disease part 1 of 2.
Switching to decaf could save your sight, claims the Daily Mail.
Medicines management is a core nursing skill. This review gives an introduction to and taster of our newly launched online Nursing Times Learning unit on drug calculations.
Using Rapid Spread to improve hospital nutritionSubscription
How one foundation trust engaged the multidisciplinary team using Rapid Spread change methodology to improve patient nutrition throughout the organisation.
Warning over bone cancer diagnosisSubscription
A dangerous form of bone cancer is often being misdiagnosed by GPs as growing pains, a charity has warned.
‘Disease of kings’ is on the rise as more people get gout due to rising rates of obesity, according to the Daily Mail.
Promoting healthy drinking habits in childrenSubscription
Fewer than one third of primary school children drink enough fluids, which can affect their cognitive function as well as their physical health.
Improving wellbeing with cardiac rehabilitationSubscription
Cardiac rehabilitation can improve both physical and psychosocial wellbeing in people with cardiovascular disease - yet fewer than half of patients access it.