Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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Fish oil 'boosts muscle strength'Subscription
A combination of fish oil and visits to the gym can help ageing muscles stay strong, research suggests.
Chronic fatigue patients 'neglected by NHS'Subscription
Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are still suffering from neglect within the NHS despite initiatives aimed at improving services for those with the condition, according to a new report.
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Guide published to help spot abuseSubscription
A medical watchdog has published new guidance to help doctors protect children from abuse and neglect.
VTE: its diagnosis and managementSubscription
NICE guidance on venous thromboembolism stresses the importance of prompt assessment and investigation.
“IVF embryos that were frozen may result in healthier babies,” reports The Guardian.
Brain haemorrhage risk 'increased by smoking'Subscription
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day almost triples the chances of suffering a potentially fatal brain haemorrhage, research has shown.
Alert over early signs of debilitating conditionSubscription
Parents and healthcare professionals need to have better awareness about a debilitating condition which could leave children unable to walk properly, a midwife has warned after noticing an increased number of misdiagnosed cases of hip dysplasia.
Music on earphones causes deafnessSubscription
Loud music played on earphones causes deafness in patients by having a similar effect on nerves as multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have learned.
“Just two years of eating like the Spanish and Italians who use olive oil rather than less healthy fats may preserve or even build bone in older people,” the Daily Mail reports.