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Types of Fungal Diseases November 2018 Fungi are everywhere. There are millions of different fungal species on Earth, but only about 300 of those are known to make people sick.1-3 Fungal diseases are often caused by fungi that are common... Read More →
Hypertension in black Americans November 2018 New findings suggest that diet is a major contributor for the increased risk of hypertension in black compared to white Americans. The results, published in the Journal of the American Medical... Read More →
Subjective Cognitive Decline Among Adults Aged ≥45 Years November 2018 Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) is the self-reported experience of worsening or more frequent confusion or memory loss within the previous 12 months (1,2) and one of the earliest noticeable... Read More →
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time November 2018 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely... Read More →
Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women November 2018 The authors summarized recent clinical guidelines for the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and girls aged ≥14 years.

Recommendations include first-line... Read More →
Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration October 2018 Childhood obesity is a multifaceted disease that requires sustainable, multidimensional approaches that support change at the individual, community, and systems levels. The Massachusetts Childhood... Read More →
Concentrated Regular Weekend Physical Activity Reduces Mortality Risk October 2018 Data from household-based surveillance studies and mortality records in the UK were used to evaluate the association between exercise patterns and mortality risk over 561,159 person-years of... Read More →
Patient safety alert to improve reporting and learning of medical devices incidents October 2018 NHS England and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have jointly issued a patient safety alert to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for medical devices... Read More →
Adult immunisation in the UK October 2018 A new report examines the UK adult immunisation policy framework in light of new European research conducted by SAATI (Supporting Active Ageing Through Immunisation).

SAATI is a voluntary,... Read More →
Care Leaver Strategy October 2018 The Department for Education has published the Care Leaver Strategy. This cross-departmental strategy document sets out in one place the steps the government is taking – from housing to health... Read More →

Resources

Review Of The Literature On Cocaine Treatment January 2019 The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has published a comprehensive review of the literature...
Guidance for Treatment Of Hepatitis C in Primary Care January 2019 Guidance to improve the management of Hepatitis C in primary care has been launched by the Royal College of General...
Helping Children understand the Effects of Stroke on Loved Ones January 2019 Speedy treatment is essential to saving lives and preventing brain damage during a stroke. But the rapid pace of events...
Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals January 2019 The Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) web portal for practitioners. The site includes sections on the...
Brain and Spine Website January 2019 The Brain and Spine Foundation website gives answers to frequently-asked questions on a whole range of neurological...
Common questions on HIV testing addressed December 2018 A new HIV testing & self-testing: answers to frequently asked questions publication has been released by PHE. The resource...
Films promote information sharing to protect children December 2018 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Rates of survival for heart surgery December 2018 The Care Quality Commission and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery have a website with information on outcomes of heart...
Pre - Diabetes Test November 2018 Prediabetes means a person’s blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet for a diagnosis of...
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...
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