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Improvement of Neuropathy Symptoms With Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Patient With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

This is a case report describing a 53-year-old woman with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, obstructive sleep apnea, and a 6-year history of numbness in bilateral upper extremities, feet, and in the trunk that resolved with initiation of continuous positive ai ...

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Are Qualified to Perform Home Sleep Apnea Test Clinical Evaluations

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npj Science of Food (2396-8370)

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Merchants Quay to run Ireland’s first medically supervised injecting facility

The facility will be run on a pilot basis for 18 months as is subject to planning permission approval This story continues at Merchants Quay to run Ireland’s first medically supervised injecting facility Or just read more coverage at Irish Medical Times ...

Socioeconomic, religious, spiritual and health factors associated with symptoms of common mental disorders: a cross-sectional secondary analysis of data from Bhutans Gross National Happiness Study, 2015

Objective Common mental disorders (CMDs) are a major cause of the global burden of disease. Bhutan was the first country in the world to focus on happiness as a state policy; however, little is known about the prevalence and risk factors of CMDs in this se ...

Understanding the characteristics of recurrent visits to the emergency department by paediatric patients: a retrospective observational study conducted at three tertiary hospitals in Korea

Objectives The number of paediatric patients visiting the emergency department (ED) continues to rise. In South Korea, approximately 25% of the patients who visit the ED are paediatric patients. In the USA, about 20% of the paediatric population were found ...

What factors mediate the inter-relationship between frailty and pain in cognitively and functionally sound older adults? A prospective longitudinal ageing cohort study in Taiwan

Objectives The main aim was to investigate the complex inter-relationship between frailty and pain, and the mediating roles of cognitive function, morbidity and mood in this nexus. Design A cross-sectional analysis. Setting A prospective community-dwelling ...

Urban green spaces and cancer: a protocol for a scoping review

Introduction Green space in the built environment is an important topic on the health agenda today. Studies have shown that access to green spaces is associated with better mental and physical health, yet green spaces can also be detrimental to health if t ...

Pulmonary sarcoidosis with and without extrapulmonary involvement: a cross-sectional and observational study in China

Objectives Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease characterised by the formation of granulomas within various organs, mainly the lungs. Several studies from different countries have been undertaken to investigate sarcoidosis with extrapulmonary involvement e ...

School-based lifestyle education involving parents for reducing subjective psychosomatic symptoms in Japanese adolescents: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Introduction Severe subjective psychosomatic symptoms (SPS) in adolescents are a major public health concern, and lifestyle modification interventions for reducing SPS are important topics. Recently, we developed a school-based lifestyle education involvin ...

Role of the family doctor in the management of adults with obesity: a scoping review

Objectives Obesity management is an important issue for the international primary care community. This scoping review examines the literature describing the role of the family doctor in managing adults with obesity. The methods were prospectively published ...

Characteristics and publication fate of unregistered and retrospectively registered clinical trials submitted to The BMJ over 4 years

Objectives We sought to evaluate the characteristics and publication fate of improperly registered clinical trials submitted to a medical journal (The BMJ) over a 4-year period to identify common types of registration issues and their relation to publicati ...

Identifying positively deviant elderly medical wards using routinely collected NHS Safety Thermometer data: an observational study

Objective The positive deviance approach seeks to identify and learn from exceptional performers. Although a framework exists to apply positive deviance within healthcare organisations, there is limited guidance to support its implementation. The approach ...

Tackling one of the world’s most devastating insect pests

Members of the whitefly species are pests that threaten food security. Identifying them is tricky, as there are 34 species globally and various species are morphologically identical, so researchers must rely on a reference dataset. Laura Boykin, Senior Re ...

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases

WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading ki ...

Government will cap legal costs of clinical negligence claims

A group of government, NHS, and legal experts will work to introduce a cap on the amount that lawyers can recover in clinical negligence cases, the Department of Health and Social Care has... ...

Government will cap legal costs of clinical negligence claims

A group of government, NHS, and legal experts will work to introduce a cap on the amount that lawyers can recover in clinical negligence cases, the Department of Health and Social Care has... ...

Comparative phylogeography of Aedes mosquitoes and the role of past climatic change for evolution within Africa

Abstract The study of demographic processes involved in species diversification and evolution ultimately provides explanations for the complex distribution of biodiversity on earth, indicates regions important for the maintenance and generation of biodiver ...

Protocol investigating the clinical utility of an objective measure of attention, impulsivity and activity (QbTest) for optimising medication management in children and young people with ADHD 'QbTest Utility for Optimising Treatment in ADHD (QUOTA): a fea

Introduction Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterised by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. To improve outcomes, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ADHD guidelines recommend regular monitoring ...

Nonadditive effects of consumption in an intertidal macroinvertebrate community are independent of food availability but driven by complementarity effects

Abstract Suboptimal environmental conditions are ubiquitous in nature and commonly drive the outcome of biological interactions in community processes. Despite the importance of biological interactions for community processes, knowledge on how species inte ...

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