Issue : 13 April 2016
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Like other forms of physical activity, gardening can have many benefits for your physical and mental health
“The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … has confirmed that the Zika virus causes severe birth defects,” BBC News reports.
“Ditching butter for veg oil may not be better for heart,” the Daily Mail reports.
“Obesity ‘likely culprit’ behind womb cancer rise,” reports BBC News.
“Some people appear to be born with ‘superhero DNA’ that cancels out genetic diseases like cystic fibrosis,” BBC News reports.
“Anti-smoking drugs could stub out your sugar cravings,” the Daily Mail reports.
Liver transplant operations at one of the country’s flagship teaching hospitals have been cancelled because of a shortage of critical care nurses, it has been revealed.
The lack of a single registration for nurses trained in both physical and mental health is a workforce education model “built for asylums”, a chief nurse at a London mental health provider has said.
“Tests for diabetes in pregnancy – which affects the developing baby – are taking place too late,” BBC News reports.
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