A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes, suggests a study by Danish researchers.
Evidence suggests a link between residential levels of air pollution across London and being diagnosed with dementia, according to researchers.
Taking a daily dose of aspirin does not prolong healthy living in older adults who have not previously experienced a cardiovascular event, according to an international trial.
Home video-game exercises can reduce chronic lower back pain in older people by a level comparable to benefits gained under programmes supervised by a physiotherapist, a study has found.
Northumberland care home staff are helping residents with dementia to feel calmer and more sociable through the use of the 1990s fashion accessory the bum bag.
Taking high dose supplements of folic acid does not protect pregnant women from pre-eclampsia, a new study has found.
Nurses and midwives around London thinking of changing careers or retiring are being offered the chance to move into clinical research nursing.
A hospital in Reading has become the first district general in the UK to equip itself with so-called “magic tables” for patients with dementia.
A children’s charity has announced a partnership with a university to try and demonstrate the value of the specialist paediatric nursing posts that it funds.
A research grant of £8,000 has been awarded to clinical nurse specialist, Karen Lord, to study the realities of living well with cancer.
A new anaesthetic formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice has been developed by Australian researchers, who say it has the potential to make it easier to treat sick children.
Evidence does not support the widespread use of statins in healthy older people to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to the authors of a new Spanish study.
The widely held and persistent belief that milk boosts phlegm production and worsens respiratory conditions from asthma to the common cold, is a myth, argues a children’s health expert.
A nurse who started training in 1948 is among the inspirational people and teams receiving special recognition for their dedicated services to the NHS spanning seven decades.
A specialist health visitor in Sussex has developed an innovative board game to help nurses and other professionals understand the importance of a good night’s sleep for children.
A law requiring set nurse-to-patient ratios in intensive care units across a US state has not resulted in anticipated improvements in patient welfare, according to a new study.
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark.
Taking fish oil supplement during pregnancy is linked to an increase in infant lean and bone mass by the age of six years, according to Danish and UK researchers.
A team of researchers from Leicester has developed a questionnaire that they say helps to shed light on the most common symptoms reported by patients with kidney disease.
Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study.
Nurses have an increasingly key role to play in helping educate patients to reduce the health risks of prolonged sedentary time, according to US researchers.
The number of adults aged 85 years and older needing round-the-clock care will almost double to 446,000 in England over the next 20 years, according to predictions.
Genetic susceptibility to lower vitamin D levels and calcium intake are not associated with fracture risk, according to a group of international researchers.
Patients with obstructive sleep apnoea have a higher risk of developing gout, even beyond the first years after being diagnosed with the sleep disorder, according to researchers.
Cardiac arrest patients are more likely to survive when resuscitated with a new type of breathing tube, according to US researchers.
Breast cancer surgery is associated with high rates of mortality and hospital readmission, along with loss of functional independence, for frail nursing home residents, according to US researchers.
Student nurses successfully took over the running of a ward last month at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, as part of a new model of learning, according to those behind the initiative.
A global postcard appeal has helped dementia residents at a UK care home to remember holidays they went on as children.
Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit the habit, according to US researchers.
Two leading nurses have been revealed as this year’s recipients of a prestigious award given each year to nursing professionals for their work to promote ethical practice and human rights.
A therapy that helps people with dementia achieve everyday goals is being rolled out to health and care providers, after a successful trial.
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A nurse researcher is seeking children who suffer from chronic pain to take part in a new study looking at how storytelling might improve communication between young patients and clinicians.
Leading charities are calling for more research into issues surrounding incontinence, as they highlighted that it was one of the biggest issues for many with serious health conditions.
Plans to move to an opt-out organ donation register are unlikely to spark an increase in the number of donations, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
The consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, sometimes leading to soured social relationships, according to UK researchers.
Just 12 weeks of aerobic and strength-based exercise reduces symptoms and levels of fatigue in patients with chronic kidney disease, according to findings from a UK study.
Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas have up to 13% higher levels of emergency admissions prior to a diagnosis than those in the least deprived areas, according to UK researchers.
Giving a drug called remifentanil during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural, a study by UK researchers has revealed.
The risk of a patient experiencing a fracture increases by about 30% after a gastric bypass operation, according to a Swedish study.
Nursing Times has been inducted into an international “hall of fame” for publications that have made significant contributions to the profession’s “knowledge”.
Nursing needs to undergo a gender-neutral “rebranding” to break down barriers stopping men entering the profession, researchers have urged after it emerged less than 10% of student nurses in Scotland were male.
A study of 1.2 million people has suggested that people who exercise regularly have, on average, 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month that those who do not exercise.
Making the most of digital technology can help tackle staffing shortages and ensure nurses spend more time on direct patient care, according to a nurse who hopes to convince others of the benefits.
Rates of dementia diagnosis are higher among black ethnic groups compared to white and Asian groups in the UK, according to researchers from London.
Non-drug approaches should be prioritised in treating agitation in people with Alzheimer’s Disease, according to a group of the world’s leading experts on the condition.
Women with diabetes have a dramatically increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study involving UK researchers.
Clinicians can match type 2 diabetes patients to the right drug to improve blood glucose control by factoring in characteristics like body mass index and sex into prescribing decisions, say researchers.
The introduction of routine screening and genetic testing for the relatives of patients diagnosed with aortic diseases could “potentially save lives”, claim UK researchers.
Care from peer support workers with lived experience of mental health conditions may help reduce readmission for people who have recently left acute mental health care, according to researchers.
Hydration and nutrition has improved among care home residents following a programme of tailored support provided by a clinical commissioning group, according to an evaluation.