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How should we define health

The WHO definition of health as complete wellbeing is no longer fit for purpose given the rise of chronic disease. Machteld Huber and colleagues propose changing the emphasis towards the ability to adapt and self manage in the face of social, physical, and emotional challenges The current WHO definition of health, formulated in 1948, describes health as “a state of complete physical, mental

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Food and mood: how do diet and nutrition affect mental …

WebPoor nutrition may be a causal factor in the experience of low mood, and improving diet may help to protect not only the physical health but also the mental …

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Public health impact of covid-19 vaccines in the US: …

WebObjective To evaluate the impact of vaccine scale-up on population level covid-19 mortality and incidence in the United States. Design Observational study. …

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Precision personalised nutrition

WebPrecision population nutrition. A number of policies and public efforts are being currently devoted to generate evidence for health promotion and disease risk reduction …

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Balancing benefits and potential risks of vaccination: the

WebVaccination is a life-saving endeavour, yet risk and uncertainty are unavoidable in science and medicine. Vaccination remains contentious in the public mind, and vaccine hesitancy …

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Physical activity—maximising benefits for all British …

WebWelcome to this edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine ( BJSM ) focusing on how to maximise the benefits of physical activity for health. The content addresses three …

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All-cause and suicide mortalities among adolescents and young …

WebBackground All-cause and suicide mortalities of gender-referred adolescents compared with matched controls have not been studied, and particularly the role of psychiatric morbidity …

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Comparison of mental health symptoms before and …

WebObjective To synthesise results of mental health outcomes in cohorts before and during the covid-19 pandemic. Design Systematic review. Data sources Medline, …

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Health effects of climate change: an overview of …

WebObjectives We aimed to develop a systematic synthesis of systematic reviews of health impacts of climate change, by synthesising studies’ characteristics, climate impacts, …

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Lessons learnt from the response to COVID-19 pandemic

WebThe African continent has been highly affected by recurrent emerging and re-emerging public health threats, including Ebola, Marburg, Mpox, Measles, Dengue Fever, Cholera, …

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Foregrounding pain in self-managed early medication abortion: a

WebObjective To explore experiences of pain in the context of early medical abortion (EMA) in the UK and to guide best practice around anticipatory guidance on …

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Religion and mental health in young adulthood: a register-based …

WebBackground Religiosity and spirituality are known to be positively correlated with health. This is the first study to analyse the interrelation between religious …

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Long covid—an update for primary care The BMJ

WebEpidemiology. In mid-2022, approximately 70% of the UK adult population had been infected with SARS-CoV-2. 6 Of these, almost 2 million report covid-19 …

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The global health workforce stock and distribution in 2020 and …

WebResults In 2020, the global workforce stock was 29.1 million nurses, 12.7 million medical doctors, 3.7 million pharmacists, 2.5 million dentists, 2.2 million midwives and 14.9 …

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Aerobic exercise interventions for promoting cardiovascular health …

WebObjective To determine the superiority of aerobic exercise (AE) interventions on key outcomes of stroke recovery, including cardiorespiratory fitness (V̇O2peak, primary …

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Moving from ethnic exclusions to cultural safety: how is athlete

WebObjective This study aims to investigate how athlete ethnicity is discussed in the inclusion and exclusion criteria, methodology, findings, and conclusions of research …

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Management of depression in adults: summary of updated NICE …

WebSince the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published its last guideline on depression in 2009, 1 the prevalence of depression has increased, 2 …

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Reorganising our heads for the care of our heath BMJ Leader

WebBecause healthcare is a calling, we must cease trying to run it like a business. Hospitals are not factories, and ‘CEOs’ (Chief Excutive Officer) who look on …

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Accelerating population health improvement The BMJ

WebPedro Delgado and colleagues describe how applying improvement methods to working with populations could help close equity gaps As the covid-19 pandemic …

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Towards health with justice: making the tobacco industry …

WebFor many decades, the transnational tobacco industry has evaded the consequences of harming people and the planet. Despite selling a deadly product, it has …

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Lack of physical activity is a global problem The BMJ

WebPrimary care is an essential partner in the response Physical activity has been more important than ever during the covid-19 pandemic. Insufficient physical …

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US covid-19 lessons for future health protection and preparedness

WebEditorials. Pandemic lessons for the 2024 US presidential election Gavin Yamey, Ana Diez Roux, Jocalyn Clark and Kamran Abbasi introduce the new series on lessons from the …

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Using socioeconomics to counter health disparities arising from …

WebPrinciples and methods drawn from decades of work showing that lower socioeconomic status is associated with poorer health should guide efforts to monitor …

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Using an intersectionality approach to transform health services …

WebIntersectional analysis and action are needed to prepare for future pandemics and ensure more inclusive health services, say Mamothena Mothupi and colleagues …

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A guide to systematic review and meta-analysis of prognostic …

WebPrognostic factors are associated with the risk of future health outcomes in individuals with a particular health condition or some clinical start point (eg, a particular …

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A cure for everything and nothing

WebCollaboration between local agencies is no replacement for national policy and investment, argue Hugh Alderwick , Andrew Hutchings , and Nicholas Mays The NHS in …

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Reasons to avoid ultra-processed foods The BMJ

WebCarlos A Monteiro, professor, ; Eurídice Martínez-Steele, senior research fellow, ; Geoffrey Cannon, senior research fellow; Center for Epidemiological Studies in …

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The challenges facing the NHS in England in 2021 The BMJ

WebAn ambitious programme encompassing social care and health inequalities is needed The NHS in England faces unprecedented challenges in 2021. It will require …

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