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’I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in HIV epidemiology, especially if they are keen to contribute to the broad-based scientific progress and the well-being of the population they are attempting to benefit.’
A new guide has been launched to help nurses better support patients struggling with life-limiting side effects such as hearing loss and fatigue from treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Decongestants should not be given to young children because there is no evidence they help clear up a blocked or runny nose and their safety is unclear, according to experts investigating the effectiveness of treatments for the common cold.
People eligible for the flu vaccine in Scotland, including NHS staff, are being urged to “act early and get protected” ahead of winter, as the annual flu vaccination programme gets underway.
Measles is a highly contagious viral illness and the number of cases is rising across Europe. This article provides a summary of how to prevent, identify and report the disease
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’It is an excellent book that can be included on reading lists for Public/Global Health modules’
The Royal College of Nursing is urging prospective student nurses to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia before starting university, as the W strain continues to rise.
’I would recommend the book to anyone interested in, or who works within, the field of public health’
All children around the world should receive the hepatitis B vaccination at birth, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a global expert on the disease.