Issue : 5 March 2013
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“A quick and simple breath test can diagnose stomach cancer”, BBC News accurately reports, saying it ‘could revolutionise and speed up the way this cancer is diagnosed’.
A US study has found that ADHD can persist into adulthood for a third of people, with the Mail Online reporting on the story.
The culture in some NHS Trusts actively discourages nurses and doctors from exercising their professional responsibilities to their patients.
“A gene previously shown to be linked to obesity may also increase the risk of a deadly form of skin cancer,” BBC News reports.
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This year sees Unison reach its 20th anniversary. During those two decades, nurses and healthcare workers have seen a steady decline in their national influence and local organisation.
Global news coverage has been dominated by the potentially groundbreaking news that a child born with HIV appears to have been ‘cured’ of the infection.
“Video games help reading in children with dyslexia,” BBC News reports.
“Ninety per cent (of doctors) would be prepared to be placed on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway programme if they were nearing death” is the reassuring news in today’s Metro.
A UK trial on whether the hypertension drug losartan can slow down Alzheimer’s disease will begin recruiting in August.