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Acne vulgaris is a long-term condition that can have lasting physical and psychological effects. Patient education is crucial to improve adherence to treatment
Inherited cardiac conditions are common but often misdiagnosed so it is essential health professionals know the symptoms and when to refer to cardiac experts
Giving patients the opportunity to access their own records online improves relationships with health professionals and gives patients autonomy.
Body temperature is a vital sign and it is important to measure it accurately. This article reviews and compares the various methods available to nurses.
Many people are increasingly going to accident and emergency departments when they could visit a GP. One scheme aimed to improve education and cut attendances
Almost 600 under-16s take up smoking every day in the UK, research suggests.
Survival rates for nine out of 10 common cancers are lower than the European average in the UK, despite rapid improvements in diagnosis and treatment since the end of the 1990s, a major study has shown.
Patients with Clostridium difficile in east Yorkshire are being asked to carry a card that identifies them as having the healthcare-associated infection.
Almost two-thirds of people over the age of 50 think the government treats elderly people badly, according to a new poll.
A male pill that provides a safe, effective and reversible method of contraception has been brought a step closer by scientists.
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