Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
12 September, 2019

This week: Making biopsies less invasive and more informative - New study shows why people gain weight as they get older - The burnout problem in health care today - and more.

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A team of NUS researchers has developed a novel technology that could sensitively and accurately detect and classify cancer cells, as well as determine the disease aggressiveness from the least invasive biopsies. -


New study shows why people gain weight as they get older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research at Karolinska Institutet has uncovered why that is. -


Study Finds Resistance Training is Essential for Older Adults

Recent research has found that resistance training is effective in helping older patients combat loss of muscle and mobility, promote healthy life expectancy, and more. -


I thought exercise and diet would help my patient tackle obesity – I had to think again

My patient, Jo, has been obese for as long as she can remember. In our consultations, she would talk of life as an obese teenager, of the full quota of shame she experienced, both from her own loathing of her body and that given to her by others. -


The burnout problem in health care today

Burnout is increasingly an issue for healthcare professionals, with consequences for their patients and organisations. Evidence-based coaching is one approach that can help turn this around. -


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