Overweight & Obesity

Pediatric obesity is a complex condition with multiple subtypes

Approximately one third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. A study publishing August 4th in PLOS Digital Health by Elizabeth Campbell at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, ...

Cardiology

Initiative addresses challenges of managing heart failure

A pilot program at a New York hospital designed to help patients manage heart failure after being discharged from the hospital quickly improved patient adherence to their medication and treatment plan, and resulted in fewer ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Telehealth visits can boost prenatal, maternal care

Seeing their doctors via telehealth instead of in person during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have been as good, and sometimes even better, for pregnant women and new moms.

Other

Study finds those who detransition avoid medical help

Medical education, research and clinical guidelines are all available to support the initiation of gender-affirming care for transgender people, but a York University-led qualitative study has found these resources are sparse ...

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