Research and innovation
It is “imperative” that patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes during their 20s, 30s and 40s receive significant support on optimising their treatment and self-management skills, warn researchers in light of a new study on mortality risk.
Antidepressants are more effective than placebo for the short-term treatment of acute depression in adults, a study led by UK researchers has confirmed.
Pregnant women with hypertension can safely monitor their blood pressure at home instead of going into a hospital or clinic, according to UK researchers.
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Patients with long-term conditions, such as diabetes, could one day benefit from new types of sensor technology that are being developed by UK researchers.
A review of the experiences of hospital accident and emergency staff suggests that workers have resigned themselves to patient violence and aggression.
New tests that focus on damage to proteins in blood plasma could indicate autism in children, according to UK researchers, who say their breakthrough could lead to earlier diagnosis.
Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to an international study, including UK patients.
Not being aware of memory problems predicts the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers, who say it could provide clinicians with insights on clinical progression to dementia.
Women who regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at work appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not, according to new research.
Hospital nurses and health professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses, according to researchers.