Issue : 12 June 2013
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Vitamin D 'linked to hypertension'Subscription
Low levels of vitamin D can trigger high blood pressure, a study has shown.
Student nurse, Oluwafemi Faniku, thinks student nurses have alot to offer
The community and social care trust that employs former Mid Staffordshire nurse and whistleblower Helene Donnelly has given its support to our Speak Out Safely campaign.
Taking a short 15-minute walk after meals could help older people to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
Safety review for diabetes drugSubscription
Medical experts are reviewing the safety of a widely used drug to treat diabetes after experts linked it to pancreatic cancer.
Doctors in England and Wales have seen a four-fold increase in the number of children and teenagers admitted to hospital for conditions linked to obesity.
Regular blood donors down by 23%Subscription
The number of regular blood donors has fallen by almost a quarter in the last decade, health officials said.
Good observation skills are essential to aid postoperative recovery. These skills help to reduce the risk of complications and ease the discharge process
Women who live in poor areas are less likely to have their breasts screened for signs of cancer, officials said.
While structured education is helpful in enabling people with diabetes to self-care, many use the internet to find more general information