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donderdag 10 augustus 2017

New antibiotic class shows promise against gonorrhoea

New antibiotic class shows promise against gonorrhoea
A new antibiotic class has been found to be effective against the sexually-transmitted infection gonorrhoea in the laboratory, according to UK researchers.
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Apathy 'increases mortality' in nursing home residents
A sense of "apathy" among nursing home residents is linked with an increased risk of mortality, according to Dutch researchers.
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Trust moves nurse CPD in-house following funding cuts
A hospital trust is bringing some of its specialist nurse training in-house for the first time to help save money in the face of ongoing cuts to continuing professional development budgets.
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Nurse researchers get £10,000 grant to help burns patients
A nurse-led study that is aimed at improving the use of antibiotics for burns patients has been given a cash injection of £10,000.
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Treatment for nocturia approved for NHS use in Scotland
The Scottish Medicines Consortium has approved the use of oral lyophilisate desmopressin (Noqdirna), the first licensed treatment for nocturia due to idiopathic nocturnal polyuria in adults.
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Public health nursing posts under threat in Shropshire
Public health nursing jobs are at risk in Shropshire, a union has warned, following the local council's decision to reduce funding for services by around 14%.
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