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Category list : Anatomy and physiology

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  • Fish

    Fish oil 'boosts muscle strength'Subscription

    News6 September, 2012

    A combination of fish oil and visits to the gym can help ageing muscles stay strong, research suggests.

  • Disabled man in wheelchair

    Chronic fatigue patients 'neglected by NHS'Subscription

    News5 September, 2012

    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.

  • DVT

    What are the current recommendations for care of VTE patients?Subscription

    Features4 September, 2012

    Are you looking to perfect your practice? Learn all about VTE and its diagnosis and management.

  • Child and doctor

    Guide published to help spot abuseSubscription

    News3 September, 2012

    A medical watchdog has published new guidance to help doctors protect children from abuse and neglect.

  • DVT

    VTE: its diagnosis and managementSubscription

    Clinical31 August, 2012

    NICE guidance on venous thromboembolism stresses the importance of prompt assessment and investigation.

  • IVF

    Frozen IVF embryos leads to 'healthier babies'

    NHS Choices31 August, 2012

    “IVF embryos that were frozen may result in healthier babies,” reports The Guardian.

  • Smoking

    Brain haemorrhage risk 'increased by smoking'Subscription

    News31 August, 2012

    Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day almost triples the chances of suffering a potentially fatal brain haemorrhage, research has shown.

  • Baby's legs

    Alert over early signs of debilitating conditionSubscription

    News29 August, 2012

    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.

  • Headphones

    Music on earphones causes deafnessSubscription

    News29 August, 2012

    Loud music played on earphones causes deafness in patients by having a similar effect on nerves as multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have learned.

  • Fish

    Mediterranean diet link to stronger bones

    NHS Choices25 August, 2012

    “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.