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Premature mortality in people with epilepsy

Premature mortality in people with epilepsy

A population study found that people with epilepsy had a substantially greater risk of premature mortality than the general population and unaffected siblings

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Improving support for patients with aphasia

Improving support for patients with aphasia Subscription Required

Aphasia can put patients’ sense of self and relationship-building skills at risk. Nurses must recognise how aphasia affects patients’ whole lives to provide high-quality care

Identifying parents with learning disabilities

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Various tools can help to identify people with learning disabilities but more research is needed to find out how useful they are in identifying parents with learning disabilities

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New evidence on risks associated with NSAIDs

New evidence on risks associated with NSAIDs

New evidence from randomised controlled trials on cardiovascular and gastrointestinal risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reinforces the need to review all patients taking such medication

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Cholinesterase inhibitors for mild cognitive impairment

Cholinesterase inhibitors for mild cognitive impairment

The review was undertaken to establish the effect of cholinesterase inhibitors on people with mild cognitive impairment. There is little evidence that the treatment modifies disease progression to dementia

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Changes in gait could be early warning for Parkinson's

Changes in the way people walk could be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study.

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New specialist nurse to improve epilepsy care in NE Lincs

An epilepsy nurse specialist has been welcomed as a first for Grimsby.

Bedside awareness test possible for 'vegetative' patients

Bedside awareness test possible for 'vegetative' patients

A fingerprint of consciousness has been found in the brains of patients who appear to be in a vegetative state but remain aware of their surroundings.

UK study to explore whether sleep benefits learning potential

Parents have struggled for years with how to get their teenager out of bed in time for school, now researchers are attempting to discover if a lie-in leads to better exam results.

NICE accused of downplaying 'crucial role' of nurses in MS care

New national guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis have been criticised by a charity for failing to emphasise the role of specialist nurses.

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'Brain injuries remain largely invisible' Subscription Required

Without the specialist help he recieved following a traumatic brain injury, Mikey believes he would not be able to continue studying to be a nurse

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This article, the first in a four-part series on neurological assessment, describes assessment of level of consciousness.

How immunotherapy may treat multiple sclerosis

How immunotherapy may treat multiple sclerosis

“Breakthrough hope for MS treatment as scientists discover how to ‘switch off’ autoimmune diseases,” reports the Mail Online.

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