News

Assistive technology: research and development February 2019 A series of recent reports provide information about the wide range of government funded projects supporting the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology that might increase... Read More →
Impaired Heart Rate Recovery Is Associated With New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation January 2019 Autonomic dysfunction appears to play a significant role in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF), and impaired heart rate recovery (HRR) during exercise treadmill testing (ETT) is a known... Read More →
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 →

Resources

MDCalc the best online medical calculator February 2019 MDCalc began life as an EM resident’s WordPress site in 2005 and today is a highly-rated resource for practicing physicians...
Read by QxMD Personalized Medical Journal February 2019 Read is an app for both iOS and Android that centralizes all your medical literature and journals. Using a magazine format,...
View and share medical images February 2019 You can view and share medical images with other physicians using this iOS and Androidapp. Hundreds of thousands of users...
Epocrates: The #1 medical reference app February 2019 This is the gold standard of medical apps. Join over 1 million health care professionals worldwide who use Epocrates in the...
inPractice® Oncology. February 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
The Fat Lie February 2019 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
Researchers in bowel cancer discovery February 2019 Scientists have discovered how genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease....
Connecting healthcare professionals with information that matters most February 2019 PracticeUpdate's mission is to connect healthcare professionals with news and information that matters most for patient...
Surgical Broadcasting for Physicians, Surgeons and Care Givers January 2019 ORLive is a trusted world source in surgical broadcasting for physicians, surgeons and care givers. It's services are...
Free Medical Books January 2019 Over the next few years, many important medical textbooks are to be made available online, free and in full-text. This...
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