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Short bursts of exercise 'boosts health' in older people, study claims

Short bursts of exercise 'boosts health' in older people

28-Jul-2014

Pensioners can dramatically boost their health by doing just one minute of intense exercise twice a week, according to a new study.

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Mid-life changes 'can boost health'

Encourage patients to make mid-life health changes, says NICE

15-Jul-2014

Health workers should “take advantage” of significant life events among the middle-aged to get them to be healthier, new NHS guidance suggests.

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How can you tell if a person with dementia is in pain?

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Stockings or bandages for leg-ulcer compression?

Stockings or bandages for leg-ulcer compression? Subscription Required

4-Apr-2014

The efficacy of four-layer compression bandaging, seen as the gold standard treatment for venous leg ulcers, was compared with that of two-layer compression stockings

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Research indicates that there are eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these contributes to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be present in care.

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