Obesity during pregnancy is associated with a 3.5-times increased future risk of type 2 diabetes in the child, according to UK researchers.
Self-care guidance from nurses can equip patients with the skills and knowledge they need to manage the risks associated with taking disease-modifying drugs for inflammatory arthritis, according to a landmark study.
A group of drugs often prescribed for epilepsy and neuropathic pain are linked to an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, according to a study by international researchers from Sweden, the UK and the US.
District and general practice nurses are being brought together to work side-by-side in Leeds, as part of ambitious integration plans anticipated to free up staff time by reducing duplication.
A film demonstrating the importance of hand hygiene through a variety of scenarios accompanied by sports style commentary has won an infection control prize in the US.
An interdisciplinary approach to antimicrobial stewardship involving comprehensive blood culture identification (BCID) testing can slash broad spectrum antibiotic use, according to US researchers.
Dirty hospital taps may be helping spread infections as an unintended consequence of clinical staff being encouraged to wash their hands more often, warn researchers.
Nurses are being asked for their views on how well they are supported to innovate at the front line, and what aspects of their work could benefit from trying out new approaches.
Specially trained nurses will be in place across all custody suites in Northern Ireland before the end of next year, police chiefs have said.
Home care health workers are frequently verbally abused by clients and their families, according to researchers from the US.