Issue : 7 June 2011
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Heart function may be affected in people with Type 2 diabetes as early as adolescence, according to a new study.
Hormone levels predict individual menopause ageSubscription
Age-specific blood levels of the Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) can predict when women will reach menopause, say researchers.
A full independent inquiry into the abuse of residents at Winterbourne View, filmed by BBC Panorama, has not been ruled out, the government has said.
Muscle thermoplasty breakthrough for severe asthma Subscription
Severe asthma sufferers could be set to benefit from a new treatment after a hospital became the first in the UK to carry out a pioneering technique which can help patients breathe easier.
Men with chronic heart failure can look forward to improved sexual performance thanks to a type of pacemaker, a new study claims.
Parents are to recieve more help from clearer guidance to be published on children’s medicines containing paracetamol.
Are your patients satisfied with your surgery?Subscription
Patients choose their care centre by evaluating the quality of the service not the quality of nursing care, says RN Jennifer Ward
How to work in partnershipSubscription
Consider the purposes and costs of partnerships – working together may not be for the better, says Robin Miller
The government is set to make it compulsory for GP consortia to have a nurse representative on their boards, Nursing Times understands.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has been urged to beware of cosmetic injectable firms conning customers.