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Nursing unions describe fee increase as ‘disappointing’


Unions have today criticised the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to increase the annual registration fees for nurses and midwives from £100 to £120.

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NMC approves rise in registration fee to £120 a year


The nursing regulator has rubber-stamped plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting today.

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Stem cells could treat blindness

Stem cells could be potential treatment for blindness caused by AMD


Scientists have found a possible treatment for the most common form of blindness using special stem cells found on the front surface of the eye.

'Exciting' asthma therapy discovery

Study finds reason why colds trigger asthma attacks


UK researchers claim they may have discovered a new way to tackle life-threatening asthma exacerbations. 

Neuroticism linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's in women

Neuroticism linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's in women


Anxious, jealous, moody or distressed middle-aged women may be putting themselves at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a 38-year long study in Sweden.

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