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Category list : Anatomy and physiology

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  • Is there really a middle-class drinking 'epidemic' in over-50s?

    Is there really a middle-class drinking 'epidemic' in over-50s?

    NHS Choices3 August, 2015

    “Middle-class over-50s have become a generation of problem drinkers,” the Mail Online reports – a headline that actually has little basis in fact.

  • Are teens confused about their size and weight?

    Are teens confused about their size and weight?

    NHS Choices21 July, 2015

    “Third of overweight teenagers think they are right size, study shows,” The Guardian says in one of many headlines on widely covered English research.

  • A Rare Dermatological Finding

    A Rare Dermatological FindingSubscription

    Features17 July, 2015

    This patient presents with a 20 year history of absent dermoglyphs (fingerprints).

  • An Adverse Drug Reaction

    An Adverse Drug ReactionSubscription

    Features10 July, 2015

    This hemodialysis patient experienced a fever and erythematous rash after being treated with 2 grams of vancomycin.

  • Treating Severe Varicose Veins

    Treating Severe Varicose VeinsSubscription

    Features3 July, 2015

    This patient presents with a severe case of reflux-induced varicose veins.

  • An unusual rash covering 90% BSA

    An unusual rash covering 90% BSASubscription

    Features26 June, 2015

    This patient had a biopsy that revealed erythema multiforme one month ago.

  • Kathryn Godfrey

    Telling the difference between dementia and deliriumSubscription

    Features8 June, 2015

    Patients who suffer from delirium are more likely to have poor outcomes according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published last week.

  • Laugier-Hunziker


    Features5 June, 2015

    This 10 year-old patient presented with recurrent pigmentation of the lower lip and gums.

  • 'Meningioma'


    Features22 May, 2015

    Extracranial meningiomas are rare neoplasms which are often misdiagnosed.

  • Apple-Core Sign

    'Apple-Core Sign'Subscription

    Features14 May, 2015

    An elderly female patient presented with abdominal discomfort and increasing constipation.