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Alcohol in moderation can reduce mortality for people with mild Alzheimer’s

Moderate alcohol consumption by people recently diagnosed with mild Alzheimer’s disease is...

Access to green space reduces risk of depression during pregnancy

Depression during pregnancy can affect health, but living in green spaces can alleviate...

A handful of walnuts each day may help those at risk of diabetes

Here’s the crunch. Eating a handful of walnuts a day is linked to better overall diet and an...

Dissatisfaction with body image can be a trigger for emotional eating

Many people with obesity eat because of emotional triggers, say researchers, and...

How do nurses view their role in empowering patients to help care for themselves?

Hospital nurses spend more of their time (one third) with patients than other clinician...

Flu nasal spray vaccine found appropriate for children with egg allergy or asthma

The children’s influenza vaccine is unlikely to trigger an allergic reaction in individuals...

Clinicians advised to weigh benefits and risks of prescribing ADHD drug

Research into the effect of a widely used medicine on ADHD symptoms urges clinicians to use...

A framework for nursing home care helps develop students’ working ways

Four years ago, Jan Jukema of Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands...

Smokers take more time off work than non-smokers, Spanish survey reveals

A clinical survey of 500 Spanish patients has found that smokers needed more health...

Better to get your message across, when you’re using rhymes to emboss

Poetry can be an unexpectedly powerful medium for putting key research messages across.

Watch who you mix with at the Christmas and New Year parties

A survey published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence reveals that certain mixer drinks can...

Does patient experience have an influence on clinical commissioning?

Clinicians, led by GPs, are the masters of clinical commissioning groups – one of the main...

Mammography is too harmful to continue using, says researcher

The best thing a woman can do to lower her risk of becoming a breast cancer patient is to...

Stricter disability benefit assessments may do serious damage to mental health

The introduction of stringent tests to assess eligibility for disability benefit in England...

New risk tools determine patients at high risk of diabetes complications

Two new risk prediction tools can help identify patients with diabetes who are at high risk...

Commercial genetic testing to spot sporting talent lacks evidence and confidentiality

Children and young athletes should not be put through genetic testing to boost performance...

Childhood cancer survivors found more likely to have autoimmune diseases later

The survivors of childhood cancer are at heightened risk of a wide range of autoimmune...

Alteration in sense of humour might be a signal of dementia

Changes in a person’s sense of humour can be an early sign of dementia, say researchers from...

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