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Achieving long-term results in diabetes

The current research highlighted in the Daily Express, argues for the use of 800 calorie/day diets for a limited period of time, liquid based, with vitamin supplements

Preparing for insect borne diseases

Ticks carrying the bacteria ‘Borrelia’ causing Lyme disease are endemic throughout the UK, and reports of Lyme disease have been steadily increasing with the infection acquired in woodlands, moorlands and parks

Nurses at tribunals will get credit for honesty, Hunt announces

If a nurse makes a mistake but acknowledges it and apologises, they will get credit for it from the Nursing Midwifery Council, Jeremy Hunt announced as part of a shift to transparency

Parental attitudes towards children’s disorders/disabilities

Primary nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of children and young people play a pivotal role in supporting them

Slashed community budgets could undermine mental health plan

The cuts to local support for mums could damage the plans for improved maternal mental health, a union of mental health nurses warned

Improving patient discharge

With winter being the prime time for admissions to hospital, Northumbria Healthcare look at the improvements their emergency care centre has made

Alternatives to smoking

Like advisors in stop smoking services, nurses will see patients who have smoked all their lives, have tried and failed to quit, and those who have become disheartened

Colorectal cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women and accounted for 41,581 cases in the UK in 2011

How to help patients through the menopause

The menopause is the last spontaneous menstrual period that a woman has and represents the end of reproductive life and the transition into the post-reproductive state

Hidden signs and symptoms of breast cancer

Breast cancer is very common among women in this country – figures show that 49,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, which is more than 130 every day