Issue : 21 February 2012
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There is “potential for conflict as well as cooperation” during consultations with children and parents about asthma, according to a Manchester University study in the Journal of Clinical Nursing online.
“Heart attack symptoms differ in women,” BBC News has today reported.
One in four workers experience work related stress in times of recession, according to a study by the universities of Nottingham and Ulster.
Draft guidance on helping patients give up smokeless tobacco products, such as Gutka, Pan Masala, Shupari, and Betel Quid, has been published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.
More than three-quarters of cancer patients who first attend their GP surgery showing suspicious symptoms are referred to a specialist after only one or two consultations, according to a report.
Endometriosis 'linked to ovarian cancer risk'Subscription
Endometriosis may increase the risk of certain types of ovarian cancer, a new study suggests.
How to get a new idea to workSubscription
Got a great idea? You need to talk to the right people – not just your manager
GPs 'overpaid millions for ghost patients'Subscription
GPs have been over-paid millions of pounds for patients who have moved practice, died or been forced to leave the country, according to a new report.
Clinics 'offer sex-selection abortions'Subscription
Illegal abortions are being offered in some clinics based on the sex of the unborn child, it has been claimed.
Diabetes treatment aid app launchedSubscription
Nurses and other health practitioners can now use a smartphone app to help them treat patients with diabetes.