Research and innovation
The “outrageous” five‐year survival rate in England for patients with the most common type of pancreatic cancer ‐ pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) ‐ has been revealed for the first time in a study, commissioned by the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK
A new nurse‐led model of community care developed in the Netherlands has proved hugely popular with both patients and staff in London and could help solve some of the current problems in district nursing, according to a new study
The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programme in adolescent girls has led to a dramatic fall in the number of young women carrying the infection which can cause cervical cancer in England, a study published online in the Journal of Infectious Diseases has shown
Nursing staff at risk of burnout can be identified by means of a simple saliva test that measures the hormone cortisol, according to researchers from Austria.
A new test can identify intensive care patients at highest risk of potentially life-threatening secondary infections, including from antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as MRSA and C difficile, according to UK researchers.
Most spontaneous births take place between 1:00 and 6.59am with a peak around 4am and a trough in the afternoon, according to UK researchers.
A new online resource has been launched to support parents, relatives and health professionals in the wake of baby loss during mid pregnancy.
All children around the world should receive the hepatitis B vaccination at birth, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a global expert on the disease.
Patients who are frail during middle age, especially caused by a long-term condition, are at higher risk of mortality than other people, according to UK researchers.
Nurses have been “overlooked and under-utilised” in hospital antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs), according to US researchers.