The role of digital health in paediatric obesity treatment

The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents is at high levels. Novel approaches are needed to provide effective care to this population and to minimise the risks of long-term […]

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Co-existence of hepatosteatosis and skeletal muscle fat infiltration

Accumulation of fat in the liver (hepatosteatosis) and muscle (myosteatosis) affects normal physiological functioning, leading to poorer health outcomes. But what is the concurrence of these two conditions in the […]

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Research Outreach – Issue 132: Police deception, machine learning, and psychedelic therapy

Research Outreach Issue 132 includes a number of articles, such as a study of a natural resin as a powerful pesticide, how phytoplankton impacted biodiversity, and how implementing solvent-based recycling […]

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Is the magic in the muscle? Targeting skeletal muscle to improve cardiometabolic function in ageing

Dr Joshua T Butcher and his team from the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine, USA, investigate the similarities between the co-morbidities associated with obesity and ageing, and specifically […]

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How medical schools can evolve to tackle gun violence

Despite the shocking levels of gun violence in the USA and in the Americas, medical practitioners are taught little more than dealing with the direct biologic outcomes of bullets. Like […]

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How can diet influence women’s reproductive health?

The majority of clinical trials focus on male participants. Dr Dequina Nicholas, Assistant Professor at the University of California Irvine in the US, argues that there is an urgent need […]

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Knee pain: ‘The hidden lesions’ and novel treatments

Knee pain and osteoarthritis (knee OA) impact hugely on quality of life. Drawing from clinical experience and research studies, Professor Shaw-Ruey Lyu and colleagues at the School of Medicine, Tzu-Chi […]

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