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vrijdag 5 oktober 2018

Exclusive: Prison nurse calls for more positive view of the sector

Exclusive: Prison nurse calls for more positive view of the sector
Prison nurses are viewed as either "brave or stupid" by staff in other sectors, according to a senior nurse who has called for more work to bust myths and promote the many positive aspects of this challenging yet rewarding role.
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Vitamin D supplements 'do not prevent fractures or falls'
There is little point in recommending vitamin D supplements to improve bone health and prevent fractures and falls in elderly patients, according to the largest analysis of research evidence to date.
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Diabetes linked to higher risk of getting cancer and dying from it
People with diabetes are at greater risk of developing and dying from cancer, according to new research.
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Weight loss drug may cut diabetes likelihood in at-risk patients
A weight-loss drug may help bring down blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of diabetes in obese and overweight patients, according to new US research.
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National flu vaccination programme launches in Scotland
People eligible for the flu vaccine in Scotland, including NHS staff, are being urged to "act early and get protected" ahead of winter, as the annual flu vaccination programme gets underway.
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World leaders sign 'historic' agreement to boost profile of nursing
World health leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to raising the profile of nurses and midwives across the globe.
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