Nurses are in a prime position to research gun violence and look at ways to prevent it, according to a new paper from the US.
Vaccinations and developmental checks reduce likelihood of hospital visits during childhood, a study by UK researchers has confirmed.
Clearer guidance and training is needed at local level for health professionals on the endorsement of e-cigarettes to cancer patients who smoke, according to the authors of a UK study.
The UK is just behind the countries of Scandinavia and Central Europe as well as smaller nations like Cuba, Bermuda and Andorra when it comes to health worker density, according to a major study.
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both sexes but they have more impact in women than they do in men, according to new study findings.
The odds of a woman developing postnatal depression increased by 79% when they had baby boys compared to baby girls, a UK study has found.
Health professionals require more guidance to prepare and support children when a parent is dying, according to researchers in Surrey.
A national awards programme celebrating nursing excellence is proving to be a great success, just six months after launching, according to the charity behind it.
Almost half of sport injury-related emergency department attendances and almost a quarter of sport injury-related hospital admissions are in children and adolescents, according to a UK study.
Helen Scullion, urology advanced nurse practitioner in radiology from South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been named Nurse of the Year at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.
A new research leadership programme has been launched today for nurses and midwives, in a bid to provide members of both professions a chance to develop in the area.
Rose geranium oil may help tackle a painful nasal condition that is an unpleasant side effect of chemotherapy, suggest a new small-scale study from the US.
A vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check, according to a review of research evidence that found munching fruit, veg and nuts was good for both mental and physical health.
Children prescribed antibiotics and indigestion medicine could be at greater risk of obesity, because of their impact on bacteria in the gut, according to a new study from the US.
Nine nurses working across England were today honoured and awarded for their contribution to the health of black and ethnic minority (BME) communities.
Getting pregnant again less than 12 months after the delivery of a child is associated with risks for women of all ages, according to researchers.
The toxic effects on the lung of drugs routinely prescribed to treat a range of common long-term conditions is much more widespread than thought, warn UK researchers.
Efforts to boost organ donation levels under a presumed consent system should focus on “feelings and emotions” rather than facts, according to UK researchers.
Safety concerns have been raised about the routine use of oxygen for patients in hospital settings, according to the authors of new guidelines.
The historical under-representation of nurses and midwives in health research roles is at “tipping point” in the right direction, a leading professor has told Nursing Times.