New to Meducation?
Sign up
Already signed up? Log In

Resources

Category

Preview
0
0

Activity icons 'could help healthy living’ - BBC News

Working out how much exercise it would take to burn off calories from food would be easier if labelling was changed, says Shirley Cramer of the Royal Society of Public Health.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

The pigeon will see you now - BBC News

Rats, dogs and cows are just some of the animals that are advancing the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

How to deal with a medical emergency on the Space Station - BBC News

A major medical emergency has never occurred on the International Space Station - but what would happen if it did?  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Prevention better than cure in Cuban healthcare system - BBC News

Compulsory annual medical check-ups are yielding impressive results in Cuba.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
1

'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa' - BBC News

In an interview with the BBC News website, AstraZeneca boss Pascal Soriot talks about how it is an exciting time for the cancer drugs world, but says there is no point giving free drugs to Africa.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Viewpoint: Why blood transfusions are still giving Indians HIV - BBC News

More than 2,000 Indians have contracted HIV while receiving blood transfusions in hospitals in the past 17 months because of the country's poor blood safety standards, writes Chapal Mehra.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Muhammad Ali: Boxer's battle with Parkinson’s - BBC News

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died decades after developing the degenerative brain disease Parkinson's, but what is the condition and how does it develop?  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Why I wrote about my wife's miscarriage - BBC News

A husband's online account about the heartbreak involved with starting a family has struck a chord with many couples.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

The dangers of shaking babies - BBC News

Dozens of babies are shaken or otherwise injured by their parents in the UK every year, but why does it happen and how can it be prevented?  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

The power of vaccinating pregnant women - BBC News

Vaccinating pregnant women is crucial, and a way of plugging the "immunisation loophole" and protecting their unborn babies, says Lord Ara Darzi, writing for the BBC News website.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
1

Why it's OK to run when you are pregnant - BBC News

A new report takes a detailed look at the risks athletes face if they train or compete while pregnant - and it turns out there simply aren't many.  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Zika: Africa 'reasonably well prepared' - BBC News

Africa braces for Zika virus  
bbc.co.uk
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Vancomycin Toxicity in Neonates: A Review of the Evidence

A new study looks at the use of vancomycin in infants, and discusses dosing strategies to lessen the risk of toxicity.  
medscape.com
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Most antidepressants are ineffective in children and teenagers, study shows

Most currently available antidepressants “do not seem to offer a clear advantage” in children and teenagers with major depression, a comprehensive meta-analysis has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
2

Glucocorticoids may increase risk of serious blood infection

Current users of systemic glucocorticoids experienced 2.5 times higher odds of infection with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria than non-users, a Danish study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Jet lag and children

We recently covered some of the issues around sedation for transport, both within and outside the hospital. Whilst all of us are afraid of being stuck in front of an irate and agitated toddler for the duration of a long-haul flight, the trouble is not over for the parents when they land on the ground. Many of us have known the pain of having their children wide awake at 3am when all you want to do is sleep.  So is there anything we can do about jet lag in children?  
dontforgetthebubbles.com
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
1

General Anesthesia Before Age 36 Months Does Not Impair IQ

Healthy children exposed to a single episode of general anesthesia before age 36 months had no statistically significant differences on IQ scores later in childhood, new data suggest.  
medscape.com
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

One Physician's Advice to the New Grad - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Exercise and Pregnancy in Recreational and Elite Athletes

At what level can female athletes safely continue exercise and sporting activities during pregnancy and the preconception period? Find out what the experts have to say.  
medscape.com
over 1 year ago
Preview
0
0

Lumbar Fusion Outcomes in Patients With Degenerative Disease

How do both older and younger patients feel about the outcomes of fusion procedures for lumbar degenerative disease? This study provides some perspective.  
medscape.com
over 1 year ago