New research suggests a link between use of antibiotics in infants in the first 2 years of life and later childhood obesity; a causative link is yet to be demonstrated. Can increased antibiotic exposure in infancy lead to obesity?
Many oxycodone-related deaths occur in people taking it as prescribed for pain. Latest guidelines and alternative pain management strategies can reduce opioid use and abuse.
Tests are commonly ordered when diagnosing fatigue but do they really help? And do the risks outweigh the benefits? Explore this case of a 39-year-old man with ‘extreme fatigue’.
Older people are especially at risk of dehydration, and especially in summer, yet classic signs and symptoms may be absent. What's best for prevention?