A specially designed mobile phone game can identify people at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research that has been hailed a major step forward in the early detection of dementia.
Targeted stop smoking support delivered by specially trained mental health nurses has helped more people with severe mental illness to quit, according to a major new study.
Joint clinical training for nursing, medical and dental students can help boost their ability to work well with other professionals, according to a US study.
Hypnosis can reduce pain by up to 42% and may offer a genuine alternative to painkillers, according to UK researchers.
NHS staff have been praised after new research found productivity in the health service has improved at more than double the rate of the wider economy.
Care of children with chronic constipation should include consideration of sensory issues and possible referral to occupational therapy, according to US researchers, who claim their findings are “revolutionary”.
Being in hospital could provide an opportunity for nurses to improve poor inhaler technique among young patients admitted for asthma, according to US researchers.
A national handwashing campaign has helped reduce a key cause of infection in Australia’s hospitals and could help other countries do the same, according to researchers.
The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to UK researchers.
Men and women are at differing risks of developing surgical site infections depending on the type of operation they undergo, according to new research from Germany.