Issue : 8 May 2012
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Aintree trust to assess nursing staff levelsSubscription
Aintree University Hospitals Foundation Trust has launched a month-long study to assess nursing staff levels.
One of the UK’s leading medical research facilities is to launch the second phase of its research into the effects of vitamin B12 on pregnant women.
Nurses should be encouraged to teach asthma sufferers the Buteyko breathing technique (BBT), according to a leading medical expert.
Twice as many young people living in the North East of England receive treatment for alcohol problems compared with the rest of the country, a study has found.
A simple drawing test can predict the long-term risk of dying after a first stroke among older men, research has found.
Fertility treatment raises the risk of birth defects in babies, the largest study of its kind has found.
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Induced birth 'reduces risk of infant death'Subscription
Researchers have suggested that babies who are induced have less risk of dying.
In this Policy+, we look at the impact mandated minimum nurse staffing levels have had in other countries and consider current guidelines and recommendations.