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A population study found that people with epilepsy had a substantially greater risk of premature mortality than the general population and unaffected siblings
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
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
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
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
One in eight women in the UK are unaware that they could suffer a stroke even though they are three times more deadly than breast cancer, a poll has found.
Researchers are investigating whether a simple eye test could be used to identify the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
A quarter of people diagnosed with dementia hide the fact for fear of being stigmatised, according to a new report.
Changes in the way people walk could be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study.
An epilepsy nurse specialist has been welcomed as a first for Grimsby.
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