An award-winning new room to support people with mental health conditions in accident and emergency has opened at a London hospital.
Researchers have called for the routine implementation of 12-hour shifts to be avoided after they found long shift patterns lead to a higher risk of sickness absence for hospital nurses and healthcare assistants.
There are no overall increases in the risk of womb cancer or invasive breast cancer after assisted reproduction, according to a study of over 250,000 British women.
Breathlessness and conditions of restrictive lung disease (RLD), such as pulmonary fibrosis, may be a late complication of type 2 diabetes, according to German researchers.
Sticking to a Mediterranean type diet could reduce hip bone loss among patients with osteoporosis within just 12 months, according to a new study involving UK researchers.
Improving communication between paramedics, prehospital critical care teams and emergency staff could “enhance” the care and wellbeing of critically ill or injured patients, according to UK studies.
Air pollution is clearly linked to peaks in admissions to hospitals and visits to primary care for certain respiratory conditions, according to a new study by UK researchers.
The idea that patients should always complete a course of antibiotics has again been challenged by academics.
Babies introduced to solid foods early have been found to sleep longer, wake less frequently at night and suffer fewer serious sleep problems than those exclusively breastfed for the first six months.
Focusing public health messages on the potential impact of colds and influenza on other people would be more effective at boosting prevention than present techniques, suggest researchers.