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Guidelines on drinking alcohol have changed, with limits for men reduced to the same level as for women.
Emergency department nurses and other clinicians are being urged to improve their care for homeless people after an audit revealed a series of fundamental standards were not being met.
Westminster MPs have been raising a pint in praise of Edith Cavell, the WW1 nurse who saved the lives of 200 allied soldiers before being executed by a German firing squad in October 1915.
Smoking, drinking and partying until the early hours seems to be part and parcel of the student experience we’ve all signed up to at university.
Drinking two to three units of alcohol every day is linked to a reduced risk of death among people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease, according to Danish research.
“Drinking three glasses of champagne per week could help stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease,” the Daily Mirror reports.
“Scientists have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests,” BBC News incorrectly reports.
“Middle-aged people should curb their drinking to reduce their risk of developing dementia, new guidance suggests,” reports the Daily Mirror.
“Bowel cancer is four distinct diseases, each with a different prognosis,” BBC News reports after new research suggests there are four genetic sub-types of bowel cancer. It’s hoped adapting treatment to each type will lead to better outcomes.
An increase in health visitor numbers expected in Scotland over the next three years has been highlighted as having the potential to play a key role in tackling health inequalities among young children.