Issue : March 2012
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England’s next chief nursing officer has told Nursing Times she is anxious to “demonstrate the good work that nursing and midwifery does”.
“Babies fed on demand do better at school,” reported The Guardian, adding that those who “are fed when they are hungry achieve higher test scores” but that the experience takes its toll on their mothers.
“Human resistance to antibiotics could bring ‘the end of modern medicine as we know it’,” according to The Daily Telegraph.
Women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study by University Hospitals of Leicester Trust and Leicester University.
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Guidance on the care of patients with tuberculosis has been published by the Royal College of Nursing.
There is increasing evidence that measuring blood pressure in both arms should become a routine part of monitoring patients with hypertension, according to UK researchers.
Nurses in England have lower levels of job satisfaction and are at higher risk of “burnout” than their counterparts in most other European countries, a major nursing study has revealed.
New research has found that “eating white rice could raise your risk of type 2 diabetes” according to the Daily Mail.
A Midlands hospital is conducting the UK’s first “tweetathon” from a maternity unit today.
The newly-installed chairman of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay this week said he had found a “massive gulf” between clinicians and managers at the troubled foundation trust.