Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by Cambridge University.
Video technology and feedback can help overcome communication breakdowns between nurses and doctors, according to US researchers who note it is one of the main reasons for care mistakes.
A healthy diet combined with staying active can reduce cognitive decline, according to researchers from Sweden and China.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not associated with cognitive decline when women have recently started the menopause or do not have diabetes, according to US researchers.
Intensive blood pressure control has been shown for the first time to reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment, according to findings from a large US trial.
The first ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths has highlighted domestic violence, mental health problems and substance misuse as key risk factors.
Robert Gordon University has appointed a new nursing professor and specialist in gerontology with over 20 years’ experience working in healthcare education.
Dementia patients taking prescribed sleeping drugs, commonly known as “Z-drugs”, are at a higher risk of experiencing bone fractures, according to UK researchers.
Sick children lose more than an hour’s sleep per night on noisy hospital wards, according to new UK research, which suggests it could harm their recovery.
Nurses delivering primary care obtain the same or better health outcomes as doctors and achieve higher levels of patient satisfaction, suggests a new review of research evidence.