Issue : 3 February 2016
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“UK scientists have been given the go-ahead by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos,” BBC News reports.
“Teenage girls who get their five-a-day cut breast cancer risk by up to 25 per cent,” the Daily Mirror reports.
“Proton beam cancer therapy ‘effective with fewer side effects’,” BBC News reports.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the Zika virus has now spread through both South and Central America and expects 3-4 million people to be infected in 2016.
“Get fruity to get fit: Eat more berries to beat a big belly,” The Sun reports.
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Nurses in management roles should be taught “transformational leadership” skills in order to boost retention of nursing staff in the early stages of their career, suggests a Canadian study.
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Health promotion is part of every nurse’s role but conversations are not always easy to start. Practice nurse and health promotion enthusiast, Jaqui Walker, explains how World Cancer Research Fund can help
Current arrangements for managing the supply of clinical staff for the health service in England are “fragmented and do not represent value for money”, according to a report by auditors.