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How should we define health

WEBThe WHO definition of health as complete wellbeing is no longer fit for purpose given the rise of chronic disease. Machteld Huber and colleagues propose …

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WEBBMJ Public Health is an international, open access and peer-reviewed journal, publishing work related to all aspects of public health, from global issues such as the impact of …

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Healthy lifestyle and life expectancy free of cancer, cardiovascular

WEBObjective To examine how a healthy lifestyle is related to life expectancy that is free from major chronic diseases. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting and …

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iHealthFacts: a health fact-checking website for the public BMJ

WEBUnreliable health information has been identified as a public health challenge. It may lead individuals to explore unproven and potentially harmful medical treatments1 …

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Why health should replace wealth as the heart of prosperity

WEBIt is health rather than wealth that lies at the heart of our wellbeing and provides the true foundation for a lasting prosperity. Tim Jackson is professor of …

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Beyond Physical and Psychological Health: Philosophical Health

WEBPhilosophical health is a state of fruitful coherence between a person’s ways of thinking and speaking and their ways of acting, such that the possibilities for a grateful …

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The political determinants of health—10 years on The BMJ

WEBPublic health professionals need to become more politically astute to achieve their goals Health is a political choice, and politics is a continuous struggle for power …

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Disease, illness, sickness, health, healing and wholeness: exploring

WEBConcepts such as disease and health can be difficult to define precisely. Part of the reason for this is that they embody value judgments and are rooted in metaphor. The precise …

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Early identification of rheumatoid arthritis: does it induce …

WEBObjective Early diagnosis and treatment-start is key for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but the economic effect of an early versus a later diagnosis has never been …

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Decolonising global health: if not now, when

WEBSummary box. The current global health ecosystem is ill equipped to address structural violence as a determinant of health. Histories of slavery, redlining, environmental racism …

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‘Dawn of Health Home’ team: promoting health and empowering

WEBChallenges. Exercise can prevent and treat chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and osteoarthritis, which are common among elderly people in …

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Innovative models of healthcare delivery: an umbrella review of …

WEBResults A total of 66 reviews were included, synthesising evidence from 1272 primary studies across the 7 models of care. Virtual care was the most common model studied, …

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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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Predictors of smoking cessation in a cohort of adult smokers …

WEBOBJECTIVE: To identify variables predictive of smoking cessation in a cohort of cigarette smokers followed for five years. DESIGN: Data analysed in this paper come from a …

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How to use chest radiographs and ECGs in children with pacemakers

WEBA child with pacemaker is an uncommon presentation to the general paediatric ward, and most clinicians without previous experience may not feel confident in …

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Clinician and health service interventions to reduce the …

WEBObjective To synthesise the available evidence on the effects of interventions designed to improve the delivery of healthcare that reduces the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of …

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British Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 41 Number 12 …

WEBBritish Journal of Sports Medicine Editor Paul McCrory (Australia) North American Editor Karim Khan (Canada) Book Review Editor Susan White (Australia)

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How we can improve healthcare for Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, …

WEBHealthcare services must remove barriers to access and break the cycle of distrust and disengagement to improve health for communities living nomadically in the …

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Volume 61 Number 1 January 2006

WEB57 Comparison of shuttle walk with measured peak oxygen consumption in patients with operable lung cancer T Win, A Jackson, A M Groves, L D Sharples, S C Charman,

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Infantile haemangioma initially considered to be a chemical burn

WEBA three3- day-old early preterm female infant had sudden onset of two well-defined erythematous plaques of size 2.5×3 cm and 1.5×1 cm, having superficial erosion …

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Strengthening the basics: public health responses to prevent the …

WEBVictoria Haldane and colleagues argue that to make covid-19 the last pandemic, public health responses to outbreaks must be strengthened, starting with …

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Racial variability in immune responses only partially explains

WEBObjective To understand if autoantibodies account for racial variation in disease severity, we compared autoantibody distribution and associated phenotype …

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Pharmacological interventions for preventing upper …

WEBObjectives To assess the efficacy and safety of pharmacological interventions for preventing upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding in people admitted to intensive care …

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Nutrition disparities and the global burden of malnutrition

WEBStrategies to tackle stunting, obesity, and micronutrient deficiencies must take into account the inequities in which these diseases are rooted, argue Rafael Perez …

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Multiple long term conditions, multimorbidity, and co-morbidities: …

WEBThere is an increasing global interest in multiple long term conditions—defined as the co-occurrence of at least two chronic conditions in the same …

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Patient safety commissioner: “A relentless focus on NHS finance …

WEBPatients’ concerns about substandard care are the “canary in the coal mine” but too often go ignored, the patient safety commissioner, Henrietta Hughes, tells Erin …

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