News

UK pathway for regenerative medicine August 2017 A recent report:

provides recommendations for implementing a regenerative medicine delivery strategy
acknowledges and builds on existing initiatives
recommends further actions to... Read More →
AHRQ Resource Features 100 Health Care Innovations August 2017 A Web resource that allows users to learn, share, and adopt innovations in the delivery of health services by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

AHRQ's Health Care Innovations... Read More →
Vasectomy Not Associated With Prostate Cancer July 2017 The authors of this meta-analysis evaluated the association between vasectomy and the risk of prostate cancer in 53 studies including almost 15 million men. There was a weak association found... Read More →
Evaluation Of The Birmingham IBS Symptom Questionnaire July 2017 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic/common condition that causes a significant effect on the individual (reduced quality of life), society (time lost off work) and health services.... Read More →
Kinase Inhibitor is Highly Active in MET-amplified Gastric Cancer June 2017 An investigational kinase inhibitor that blocks the MET signaling pathway is highly active and well tolerated in patients with gastric and related cancers that have amplification of the MET gene,... Read More →
Evaluation Of Early Medical Abortion (EMA) Pilot Sites June 2017 An evaluation report published by the Department of Health to assess the safety, effectiveness and acceptability of early medical abortions (EMAs) in non-traditional settings, and to help establish... Read More →
Common Crossroads In Diabetes Management June 2017 The prevalence and impact of type 2 diabetes are reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. Data suggest that effective management can reduce the risk for both microvascular and... Read More →
Transport of Infectious Substances - Best Practice Guidance for Microbiology Laboratories June 2017 This document aims to offer practical advice regarding the transport of clinical microbiology specimens from the general practitioner?s surgery through to referral of cultures to reference... Read More →
Online resource launched for HAE June 2017 Patients with a rare disease called Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) - and their doctors - can find comprehensive information about the condition on a new website, www.AllAboutHAE.com, launched by CSL... Read More →
Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease May 2017 National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence... Read More →

Resources

Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Website September 2017 The CAN-R website is aimed at supporting and educating Canadian healthcare providers and researchers on the escalating...
Identifying Unhealthy Kidneys August 2017 A patient leaflet has been published which explains the meaning of proteinuria, cases, signs and tests to determine...
Software To Aid Early Detection Of Infectious Disease Outbreaks August 2017 A software programme lets health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyse data, speeding...
Authoritative Health Sciences Website July 2017 Health Sciences Online is a website where anyone can search for and find more than 50,000 courses, references, guidelines,...
Evaluation Of Information Prescription Pilots July 2017 In January 2007, the Department of Health (DH) established 20 pilot sites to develop and test the introduction of...
Breakfast Eating And Weight Change In Adolescents July 2017 Although experimental studies are needed to verify whether the association between breakfast and body weight is of a causal...
Strategies For Communicating Contraceptive Effectiveness June 2017 A Cochrane review discusses strategies for communicating contraceptive effectiveness.

The authors searched the...
NIOSH posts nanotechnology web library May 2017 NIOSH has a new, Web-based Nanoparticle Information Library (NIL) for public use and comment. The new, interactive database...
Study shows UK public are largely unaware of stem cells potential April 2017 A SHORT VIDEO is available to publish to coincide with Stem Cell Awareness Day. New research by YouGov will reveal that...
The Fat Lie March 2017 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
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