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.
Supplemental oxygen can be used to eliminate the rise in morning blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), according to a small study, led by UK researchers.
Increased consumption of omega 3 fats via supplements offers little or no protection on cardiovascular diseases, according to a new review of clinical evidence, led by UK researchers.
Nine in ten people with coronary heart disease in the UK are living with at least one other long-term condition, increasing the risk of an early death, a charity has warned.
Unseen stool blood is linked to a heightened risk of death from all causes, as well as from bowel cancer, according to Scottish researchers.
There has been a significant increase in prevalence of prenatal depression among today’s young mothers, according to a unique study of two generations of women in England.