Issue : 26 February 2013
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Sky News reports that, “five of the most common psychiatric disorders are genetically linked.”
There have been reports in the media today that the Pandemrix vaccine, used during the swine flu epidemic of 2009-10, increases children’s risk of developing narcolepsy.
“England is a nation of secret boozers,” The Independent argues, as it reports on a study investigating the discrepancy between alcohol sales in England and the amount people say they drink in surveys.
“Lack of sleep for just a few nights can kill”, reports the Daily Express.
I absolutely support Nursing Times’ campaign.
It is extremely worrying that a large number of nurses still feel their concerns are going unheard, even worse that some have to live with the threat of reprisal.
Researchers have identified how part of the brain can “shield itself from the destructive damage caused by a stroke,” reports BBC News.
Babies who gain weight slowly will catch up with their peers by the age of 13, according to the BBC News website.
‘Flu drug shows promise in overcoming resistance’, reports BBC news, saying that scientists have found a way to permanently block the flu virus from spreading to other cells.