Complex jobs that require a lot of difficult analysis or social interaction may protect the brain from mental decline, research suggests.
Migraines linked to fatal heart conditionsSubscription
Migraines accompanied by visual or sensory disturbances have been linked to higher death rates from heart disease and stroke.
Stress makes wounds heal slowerSubscription
Stress and anxiety can make it more difficult for wounds to heal, new research has shown.
An innovative scheme that sees nurses visit patients where they live improves care for people with lung disease, frees up hospital beds and saves health service resources, according to researchers.
The wearing of cameras by mental health nurses is acceptable to both patients and staff, according to researchers who found it also coincided with a fall in complaints, incidents and restraints.
An educational board game aimed at supporting training in emergency burn care for frontline healthcare professionals will be launched this week.
A drive by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust to acknowledge and encourage compassion in delivering patient care has been recognised with a nomination for a national award.
For the first time, researchers say they have shown that “electric bandages” can fight biofilm infection and aid the fights against growing antimicrobial resistance.
Maternity experts have given a cautious thumbs up to best practice guidance on reducing stillbirths, after a major independent evaluation found it probably helped to prevent baby deaths.
Nurses must recognise the excellent work they do amid all the negative stories that appear in the national media, the chief nursing officer for England has said.