Category list : Clinical research/studies
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No heart benefit from pre- and post-op statinsSubscription
Short-term treatment with statins before and after heart surgery does more harm than good, suggests major new research that casts doubt on current guidance.
There has been a significant increase in patient access to nurses specialising in health problems linked to alcohol in accident and emergency settings over the last five years, say researchers.
Academics defend nurse PhD impact on practiceSubscription
Academics have defended the important contribution nurse PhDs make to healthcare practice, following suggestions that they are often “interesting academically” but not always useful.
The free “mid-life MOT” offered to all patients in England has only marginal health benefits, according to new research.
A larger placenta during pregnancy could lead to larger bones in the children, according to UK researchers.
Depression symptoms that steadily increase in older adults are more strongly linked to dementia than any other types of depression, and, according to Dutch researchers.
Researchers working on new foot ulcer predictor Subscription
A team of academics from Devon are hoping to help prevent foot ulcers by devising a new pressure-predicting model.
Yoga may improve symptoms for asthma patientsSubscription
Yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in patients with asthma, but its effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain, according to a study review.
New post to boost mental health nursing researchSubscription
A new academic position focusing on mental health nursing is to be based at the University of Essex, it has been announced.
Influenza vaccinations are more effective when administered by practice nurses during the morning, according to UK researchers.