Issue : June 2010
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A round up of the Association of Respiratory Nurses annual conference, plus presentations from the conference.
All the latest news from the Association of Respiratory Nurses
Student nurse Ebony Kunze on the importance of student nurses providing fundamental care for patients.
A blood test to predict when menopause will occur “could close the baby gap” by telling women how long they will remain fertile, reported The Guardian.
“Drinking wine could protect your eyes,” The Daily Telegraph reported. It said that resveratrol, a substance found in red wine, could protect blood vessels in the eye being damaged by old age.
Older ‘swingers’ seeking sexual thrills are to blame for soaring rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the Daily Mail has warned.
“Applying magnets to the brains of Alzheimer’s disease sufferers helps them understand what is said to them”, The Independent has claimed.
“Just one hour listening to an MP3 player can damage hearing,” reports the Daily Mail.
Children born by caesarean section are more likely to have allergies, such as asthma, because they pick up less “natural immunity” from their mother, The Daily Telegraph reported.
“Pregnant women have been warned their delivery is nearly 50% more likely to go wrong if they give birth at night rather than during the day due to poor staff cover”, reports the Daily Mail.