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donderdag 14 september 2017

Improving lifestyle factors can help control asthma symptoms

Improving lifestyle factors can help control asthma symptoms
Asthma symptoms such as difficulty breathing, wheezing and coughing can be reduced with improved diet and increased physical activity, according to researchers.
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Influential group of MPs to investigate national nurse shortage
The influential Commons' health select committee has announced that it is to hold a wide-ranging inquiry into the nursing workforce in England.
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Women in preterm labour 'need antibiotics to combat Strep B'
All women who go into premature labour should be offered antibiotics, as a matter of course, to help prevent Group B Streptococcal infection, according to updated expert guidance.
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Commons passes motion on 'fair pay' for public sector
MPs have unanimously passed a favour of a fair pay rise for NHS staff, though the government has stopped short of announcing a formal end to the pay cap.
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Bad winter warnings spark call for nurses to have flu jab
Vaccinating as many staff as possible against influenza early in the season will be important if the health service is to cope with the predicted bad winter, infection control nurses have warned.
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Clinicians 'failing to ask 75% of smokers' about quitting
More than 25% of patients are not being asked by healthcare professionals if they smoke when they come into hospital in the UK, despite acute services having a higher concentration of people dependant on tobacco than the general population, a respiratory doctor has warned.
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