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Issue : 7 June 2011

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    Will organ donation ever be the norm?Subscription

    Opinion26 May, 2011

    What will help organ donation become a routine, accepted feature of palliative care?

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    Polypill may cut heart disease riskSubscription

    News26 May, 2011

    Heart disease and stroke risks could be cut after the world’s first international trial of a “polypill”.

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    Higher calcium doesn't equal extra benefitsSubscription

    News26 May, 2011

    People do not have to raise their calcium intake in order to avoid osteoporosis later in life, a study says.

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    UK approval sought for prostate cancer drugSubscription

    News26 May, 2011

    An innovative new prostate cancer drug which lengthens life-expectancy for men in the late-stage of the disease could be available for use in the UK within a year.

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    Join Nursing Times on LinkedIn!Subscription

    News25 May, 2011

    Nursing Times has created a new group on LinkedIn where you can contact, share and discuss career development tips with your peers.

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    Trust issued 18,000 parking finesSubscription

    News25 May, 2011

    More than 18,600 parking penalties were issued by three hospitals during 2010, according to consumer group Which?

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    Abortion numbers rise in England and WalesSubscription

    News25 May, 2011

    There has been a slight rise in the number of abortions carried out in England and Wales, official figures show.

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    Staff 'should urge at-risk flu jab uptake'Subscription

    News25 May, 2011

    People who are at a greater risk of contracting winter flu need to be encouraged by healthcare professionals to take up the vaccination, it has been claimed.

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    NICE advises primary care on mental health detectionSubscription

    News25 May, 2011

    More should be done to notice symptoms of anxiety and depression so that the millions of people who are undiagnosed can be given help, it has been claimed.

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    How to educate patientsSubscription

    Opinion25 May, 2011

    RN, Jennifer Ward, believes educating patients is vital to reducing hospitalisations and improving patient quality of life