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Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect November 2018 In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent... Read More →
How gentle touch can turn painful after injury November 2018 Ever wonder why things that normally feel gentle, like putting on soft shirts, are painful after a sunburn? The skin’s reaction to injury and inflammation can make a normally gentle feeling touch... Read More →
Antibody combination suppresses HIV November 2018 More than 35 million people worldwide live with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Since the 1990s, combinations of drugs called antiretroviral therapy (ART) have been used to treat HIV. These drugs... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) September 2018 New guidelines have been issued on the prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease.

Haemophilus influenzae serotype b... Read More →
Biological science awareness tool June 2018 BioMed Central now publishes a new website called Faculty of 1000. Faculty of 1000 is the next generation literature awareness tool. It is a revolutionary new online research service that will... Read More →
Insight into effects of dementia May 2018 Medical professionals are able to detect subtle changes in the quality of life of people with mild dementia, thanks to a new self-assessment technique that will help improve the timing of additional... Read More →
Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report April 2018 A task and finish group, comprising ten senior nurses and midwives was set up to consider the future of genetics and genomics in relation to nursing and midwifery. The purpose of this group was to... Read More →
Report highlights benefits of genomic innovation April 2018 A new report on genomic technology highlights the UKfs achievements in genetics research to date and makes recommendations to government to ensure future benefit of genomic innovation for the NHS... Read More →
Collaborating with the BCSC: Guidance for Investigators April 2018 The BCSC Research Resource is accepting proposals from researchers who wish to collaborate with the Consortium using our existing data resource. BCSC data and analytic services are available to... Read More →

Resources

inPracticeŽ Oncology. December 2018 inPracticeŽ Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
The CDC Clear Communication Index November 2018 The CDC Clear Communication Index (Index) is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication...
Visual communication can benefit all audiences November 2018 Visuals, such as pictures, drawings, charts, graphs and diagrams, can be effective tools for communicating health...
PubMed Hub TV app October 2018 The information found within PubMed can now be viewed on Android TV devices with the PubMed Hub TV app. The comprehensive...
Sublux radiology app for all medical providers October 2018 What apps are available that teach the basics of plain radiography for more than just chest X-rays and ortho trauma? Are...
Anticoagulation Manager September 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
Study finds HPV from Oral Sex is linked to Throat Cancer September 2018 Oral sex increases the risk of transmitting the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests a new study...
Harm Reduction September 2018 Harm Reduction International's mission is to promote harm reduction on a global basis through an integrated programme of...
Web forum for schizophrenia researchers September 2018 Researchers trying to crack one of medicine's most perplexing unsolved mysteries can now keep abreast of late-breaking...
xRapid-Malaria: the automated diagnostic test May 2018 A world first in mobile health, xRapid-Malaria allows health workers from all over the world to diagnose malaria quickly,...
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