Issue : 28 May 2014
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Women with diabetes are 44% more likely to develop coronary heart disease than men with the illness, according to an international study review.
Jeremy Hunt has approved plans to replace consultant-led maternity cover at the Friarage Hospital in North Yorkshire with a midwife-led unit.
Public health specialists in the UK have urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to “control and suppress” e-cigarettes as it prepares to publish global guidelines on the devices.
Skin cancer linked to indoor tanningSubscription
Indoor tanning can trigger skin cancer even when it causes no burns, research has confirmed.
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.
A project providing extra support to senior clinical nurse leads responsible for hospital patients with dementia brought about rapid improvements in care, an evaluation has found.
Nutrition and nursing specialists have devised a series of care plans to help nurses look after care home residents at risk of malnutrition.
Before I started my community placement I was not excited. My placement was with a city team, covering seven GP surgeries and I was expecting a slow paced day spent mainly dealing with leg ulcers.
A new study recently published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing warns a rose-tinted view of a “golden era” of nurse training is damaging efforts to tackle problems facing the profession today.
It’s music to your lungsSubscription
After hearing about singing sessions to manage pulmonary conditions, Paula Browne knew it would work with her patients