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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.
Rigorous hand hygiene-intervention practices can lower mortality, antibiotic prescription rates in nursing homes, according to findings from a French study.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust’s chief nurse, Mandie Sunderland, has been made an honorary professor at Nottingham Trent University for her “leading contribution” to nursing.
A class of drugs commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could halve the risk of developing dementia, according to an observational study by UK researchers.
A new kind of antipsychotic currently being trialled has been found to provide short-term relief from the “terrifying and disturbing” symptoms experienced by patients with Alzheimer’s disease.