We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom.

donderdag 24 mei 2018

Simple food-based score 'can help predict future obesity risk'

Simple food-based score 'can help predict future obesity risk'
A simple score based on the food people eat could help clinicians predict patients' risk of becoming overweight and ensure they get the right support and advice, say Spanish researchers who undertook a major long-term study.
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Community transfer 'not happening at scale and pace required'
A leading nursing organisation has warned that the movement of services out of hospitals and closer to patients' homes has failed to happen at the "scale and pace required".
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Newly-qualifieds front new drive to get people into nursing
A group of student and newly-qualified nurses are at the forefront of a new campaign to attract more young people into nursing.
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Ultrasound surgery may offer new treatment for hypertension
An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to a clinical trial involving UK researchers.
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Eating nuts 'can improve glycaemic control for type 2 diabetes'
Eating tree nuts and peanuts improves blood lipid levels and blood glucose levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to Canadian researchers.
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Weight gain from taking anti-depressants 'should be prescribing factor'
People who take anti-depressants long-term are more likely to put on weight, according to UK researchers who say their findings should be factored into prescribing decisions and consultations.
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