Issue : 20 October 2008
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Women who suffer from migraines have a significantly lower risk of developing breast cancer, a new study suggests.
Rates of TB infection plateauSubscription
Rates of TB infection across the UK have begun to plateau but the number of reported cases is still too high, according to the Health Protection Agency.
NT speaks to Sharon White, School and Public Health Nurse Association professional officer about sex education in schools.Subscription
A three-minute interview with Sharon White, School and Public Health Nurse Association professional officer about teaching sex education in schools.
Even patients with mild symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) may face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
Electronic malnutrition screening tool launchedSubscription
An electronic malnutrition screening tool is to be made available on the NHS.
Looking for the 'Gerard Deagan set'Subscription
I am looking to regain contact with the class of Oct 1987 who trained at Hammersmith Hospital Du Cane Rd, London. We use to call ourselves Gerard Deagan setNoreen GingClick here to email Noreen
I am trying to trace any nursing staff that worked in the Yarrow Convalescent Home, Broadstairs between 1953 to 1955.Any leads would be greatly appreciated. Click here to email me.Brian Bearwish
Unions vow to fight NHS privatisationSubscription
Health workers in Manchester are to fight against the latest private health scheme to be introduced to the NHS.
Trying to contact former nursing colleagues at the West Kent General Hospital, Marsham Street, Maidstone 1954 - 1957.Anthony P SmithClick here to email Anthony
Reports criticise NHS IT technologySubscription
The NHS is failing to take advantage of new technological advances for consumers such as internet booking, email and video-conferencing, according to two new reports by health think-tank The King’s Fund.