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Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles – Medical Xpress

Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles during pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work, prompting a discussion about gender equity in medicine, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The study, published recently in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, includes wide-ranging interviews with 10 female academic… Read More »

Obese children could now be assessed every year as we finally face up to problem

The latest stats on childhood obesity make frightening ­reading. A record number of 11 year olds are now classed as severely obese . Not just fat or obese, but severely obese. About 24,000 children are in this category. They face the likelihood of becoming obese adults and are ­candidates for Type 2 diabetes . The… Read More »