Issue : 6 November 2013
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“Wonder cure for killer flu,” is the headline on the front page of the Daily Express. What the headline fails to tell you is that the ‘cure’ – bacteria found in suguki, a type of pickled turnip – has only been tested in mice.
An article published by the British Medical Journal, claiming that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is being overdiagnosed, has been reported in some of the papers
60 seconds with...Amanda Ward, paediatric cystic fibrosis nurse specialist at Nottingham Children’s HospitalSubscription
We talk to Amanda Ward, paediatric cystic fibrosis nurse specialist at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, who has been a nurse for 30 years
In every aspect of NHS employment and in some aspects of patient services, evidence of racism is common, says Roger Kline
“Breakthrough in detection of pre-eclampsia may save lives of hundreds of babies” is the headline in The Independent, which goes on to say that this test could “save [the] lives of hundreds of babies every year”.
My Mum was misdiagnosed with emphysema about 15 years ago.
“Prostate cancer test ‘could prevent needless treatment’,” reports The Daily Telegraph.
Charity raises money for new cancer nurseSubscription
Charity funding has helped pay for a new cancer research nurse in the East Midlands.
Easy access to training will help to boost standards of care, says Val Dimmock
“New drug to relieve Parkinson’s psychosis: Breakthrough could offer better quality of life for thousands who suffer hallucinations,” reports the Mail Online.