Locums and permanent GPs equally safe, study says

There is no evidence that locum doctors are less clinically competent or practice less safely than permanent doctors, a study in England led by University of Manchester researchers has shown.


Researchers reveal how diabetes weakens gum defense

Periodontitis (PD) is a common complication in individuals with diabetes mellitus (DM). Despite the profound implications for overall health, the complex bidirectional relationship between them lacks a comprehensive understanding ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Neighborhood deprivation tied to gestational diabetes risk

Neighborhood deprivation is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), with body mass index explaining a considerable proportion of the relationship, according to a study published online Feb. 1 in Obstetrics & ...


The effects of childhood sexual abuse on health and well-being

One in five women and one in 13 men are thought to be affected by childhood sexual abuse (CSA). Childhood sexual abuse is a violation of fundamental human rights and its impacts have far-reaching consequences that extend ...

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