Standard tests used to identify dehydration do not work for older people in care homes, according to a new study which says health professionals should stop relying on them.
An eight-week nutrient supplement for breastfeeding mothers can help prevent weight loss and boost the growth of premature babies after they leave hospital, according to UK researchers.
More than a third of people with type 2 diabetes taking part in a weight management programme delivered in primary care are in remission two years later, according to latest UK study findings, which researchers have decribed as “incredibly exciting”.
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Historically, nursing has not always been a predominately female profession. Men mostly made up the numbers of what it was nursing in the time before Florence Nightingale.
The Nursing Times Awards for this year have now been officially launched, so do not delay your entry in order to have a chance of winning.
There is a small benefit of inducing labour over a “wait and see” approach for late term pregnancies, according to researchers in Holland.
Need for further surgery particularly high in younger men and serious complications surprisingly common in older people, say researchers.
Patients with tuberculosis are more likely to continue their drug treatment if they are supported by smartphones rather than attending face-to-face appointments, according to researchers.
Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.
Men in the nursing workforce have an advantage in terms of pay, because they are over-represented at senior bands compared to their overall proportion to the UK nursing population, according to a new study.