Issue : 3 April 2012
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The distressing side-effects of illnesses can be eased with complementary therapy, says Ginny McGivern
'Nursing isn’t about being judgemental'Subscription
Is it our role to pass judgement on patient behaviour? Does it help or hinder care?
Corrie: effectively tackling dementia care?Subscription
Next week: we’re watching Coronation Street, ITV, daily at 8.30pm. What do you think?
Why wait to treat full blown hayfever symptoms when you can now help extinguish the cause?
Heart disease warning over asbestosSubscription
Workers exposed to asbestos as part of their job are at a significantly greater risk of heart disease and stroke than the general population with women more likely to be affected than men, new research has found.
Premature baby care improvements highlightedSubscription
Half of premature babies of 27 and 28 weeks gestation are now born in a specialist unit due to improvements in management of care, research suggests.
Greens may boost breast cancer survivalSubscription
Women diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to survive if they eat green vegetables, research suggests.
Pregnancy dieting 'risk to children'Subscription
Women who fall pregnant while dieting are more likely to have a child that could become obese or diabetic in later life, new research suggests.
Sixth death in flu outbreak nursing homeSubscription
A sixth person has died in an outbreak of a flu virus at a nursing home, NHS Tayside said has said.
The Royal College of Nursing has welcomed the news that pharmacists and nurses will be able to prescribe the same drugs as a doctor can from April 23, including controlled drugs.