Cardiology

Atrial fibrillation among overweight people is not due to fat

In a recently published study, researchers from Aarhus University document that the risk of atrial fibrillation is not linked to the amount of body fat, but instead to large muscle mass, or more precisely, a high fat-free ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Primary care key to protecting Australians from COVID-19

Australia's GP clinics, pharmacies and other primary care services are key to protecting our most vulnerable people against COVID-19, according to new research led by experts at the Australian National University (ANU).

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Birth and pregnancy experts fail to deliver on contraception advice

Health care professionals who provide contraceptive services outside of general practice are unlikely to discuss long-acting reversible contraception such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) or implants for young women without ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

GPs need help assessing fitness to drive in older people

Assessing fitness to drive in older people remains one of the more challenging duties of a general practitioner, with academic GPs calling for a validated objective toolkit to support GPs' clinical judgment and aid discussions ...

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