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Tapeworm medicine may hold clue to new treatments for Parkinson’s

New treatments for Parkinson’s disease could be developed from a molecule found in a...

Long-term approach needed to ensure the well-being of older adults with cancer

Research explores factors in physical, psychological and social domains that could affect...

Better care for patients with dementia in the recovery room

Study looked at improving recovery room care for patients with dementia after surgery

Use of B vitamins in stroke prevention

Potential benefits of B vitamin therapy to lower homocysteine concentrations in people at...

Married people less at risk of developing dementia

Being married may help stave off dementia, while those who lose their partner or remain...

Older people in poor health lose gripping strength faster

Older people with poorer health than their peers are more likely to have weaker muscles and...

Maintaining levels of vitamin D helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Maintaining vitamin D levels could help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases such...

Patients and families need better preparation for the 'final illness’...

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

Prevalence of resistant hypertension and strategies for tackling the crisis

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

Music-based interventions for neurological rehabilitation

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

Healthy lifelong diet pays dividends in older age

People who have a healthier diet throughout adulthood are more likely to be stronger and...

Support needed to promote more exercise by older people

Better training and support is needed to help health professionals promote the benefits of...

Nurses can help older women manage changes in their sexual health

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

Injecting growth factor into diabetic foot ulcers may kick-start healing

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

Impulse control disorders and levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson’s disease

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

End of life support lacking for people with dementia

People with dementia receive little specialist support at the end of their life despite high...

Systolic blood pressure less than 100mmHg is an important sign of sepsis

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

Dietary changes and exercise are the best ways to combat obesity

Latest research from the nursing and medical journals.

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