Issue : 28 May 2014
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“Massive dose of measles virus kills cancer cells,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
“Pets can harbour the hospital superbug MRSA and it can pass between pets and their owners,” BBC News reports.
“Prostate cancer could be a sexually transmitted disease caused by a common infection,” The Independent reports.
“Scientists have developed an ‘early warning system’ to alert authorities to the risk of dengue fever outbreaks in Brazil during the World Cup,” BBC News reports.
“There is no evidence whatsoever linking the development of autism to childhood vaccines,” The Guardian reports.
Following the introduction of Obamacare, we asked the nursing community if the resulting nursing vacancies in the US would tempt many to work overseas.
Tony Stein argues that focusing on a 1:8 nursing ratio diminishes the true value of properly qualified nurses
60 seconds with...Teresa Fendyke, lead nurse/modern matron, Care UK Prison Healthcare, HMP Isle of WightSubscription
We talk to Teresa Fendyke, lead nurse/modern matron, Care UK Prison Healthcare, HMP Isle of Wight, who has been a nurse for 18 years.
A quarter of UK adults 'are obese'Subscription
More girls under 20 are overweight or obese in the UK than anywhere else in western Europe, alarming new research has shown.
'Alarm bells should ring when staff stay silent'Subscription
Whistleblowers must be listened to and supported. That was the message from the health secretary Jeremy Hunt as he spoke at last week’s Patient Safety Congress.