Issue : July 2011
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More aggressive chemotherapy is better for older lung cancer patients, according to The Daily Telegraph.
“Herbal medicines lack safety warnings,” The Independent has today reported.
A single genetic fault “increases a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer six-fold”, The Independent has today reported.
The Daily Mirror has reported that “a potentially deadly strain of salmonella that is resistant to drugs has been identified in Britain, [and] the strain – called S. Kentucky – has spread to these shores from poultry imported from Africa and the Middle East”.
“A continuous night’s uninterrupted sleep may be the essential requirement for a good memory,” The Independent has reported.
The Daily Telegraph has reported that scientists are a “step closer” to a universal flu vaccine following the discovery of a “super antibody” in a patient’s blood.
BBC News has reported that “music therapy can be used to improve treatment of depression, at least in the short term”.
The Daily Telegraph reported that, “women who drink cranberry juice to ease urinary tract infections would be better off sticking to a low dose of antibiotics.”
Nurses can improve end of life care coordination by working more closely with occupational therapists
The BBC reported that a new study has provided “hope for Duchenne muscular dystrophy”.