Icon ofMedical newsin categories

Medical news

Physical Exercise for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

High-quality scientific evidence has shown that physical exercise is universally recommended as a first-line treatment in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

Genetic variants plus "H. Pylori" risk for gastric cancer

They find that people who carry certain genetic risk factors for gastric cancer have a higher risk of developing this disease if they have also been infected by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.

Obesity due to environmental factors more harmful than genetics

Obesity due to environmental factors may be more detrimental than genetics, involving a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. This is reported by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in eClinicalMedicine.

WHO warns that one in six people suffer from infertility

WHO warns that one in six people are infertile, making it urgent to increase access to affordable, quality care for those who need it. The prevalence of infertility varies little from region to region.

Tools for Healthcare Professionals at Risk of Suicide

The most recent data show that medical professionals, especially female physicians, commit suicide more than average. The tools that exist for healthcare professionals at risk of suicide: "They should be encouraged to use them".

Bullying costs lives and it is becoming more and more aggressive

Bullying, a problem that costs lives: it is becoming "increasingly virulent, intense and aggressive". In Spain, between January 2021 and February 2022, 11,229 serious cases of bullying were detected.

About dietary supplements indicated for menopause

It is necessary to distinguish whether, according to the health effects produced by certain compounds marketed for menopause, they should be considered as food supplements or as drugs.

Networks show what the life of a doctor is really like

The streamer Daniel Filgueira, @Dafimed, addresses positive and negative aspects of the healthcare world in social networks. The young medical student stated in an interview: "The networks are capable of showing what a doctor's life is really like"

This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you are consenting to our use of cookies.