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“Stem cell ‘breakthrough data inappropriately handled’,” BBC News reports.
Research is an essential element of good clinical practice, this article takes you through the process of carrying out clinical trials
What do you wish for Christmas?Subscription
This Christmas a close friend of mine will be dividing her time between her family and caring for her mother with dementia.
“Can damp, mouldy rooms increase risk of Parkinson’s? Study shows fungi can affect how brain chemicals function,” the Mail Online reports. But before you start frantically cleaning your home, the study in question involved flies, not humans.
“Scientists have hailed an historic ‘turning point’ in the search for a medicine that could beat Alzheimer’s disease,” is the exciting news in The Independent. This headline comes from an early study of the effects of a new drug on mice with a type of neurodegenerative brain disease.
'Nurses are the masters at doing more with less'Subscription
In the next couple of days, one of the most inspiring months of the year begins for us here at Nursing Times.
The Mail Online promises us a “revolutionary blood test that could predict how long you’ll live, what ailments you’ll get – and how fast you’ll age”.
Air pollution, chiefly from traffic exhaust fumes in cities, is having a serious and sometimes fatal effect on health, The Guardian reports.
Involving people with dementia in researchSubscription
Research is vital if we are to gain a full understanding of dementia, but ethical issues around consent must be resolved when studies include people with the condition
Yesterday I went to see a play Inside out of Mind. Based on a dementia admissions ward it told the story of staff and patients.