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Format: 2014-09-17
Format: 2014-09-17

Gaining just 5lbs raises BP

17 Sep 2014
Gaining just five pounds in weight can raise a healthy adult's blood pressure, a new study has found. While many people are aware of the dangers of gaining a lot of weight, US scientists wanted to...

Diabetes predicted long-term mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease

17 Sep 2014
Long-term mortality of patients with ischemic heart disease is independently predicted by diabetes, according to research presented at the 50th European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual...

Majority of dermatology patients value photography for clinical, education use

17 Sep 2014
A majority of patients felt the use of photography in the dermatologic setting enhanced medical care, according to study findings.Researchers recruited 400 patients from various ages, ethnic/racial...

Getting to know your baby before birth poster

17 Sep 2014
Wed, 17/09/2014 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Format:  A3 poster Target group...

Country cooperation strategy (CCS) signed with Cyprus

17 Sep 2014
The Ministry of Health of Cyprus and WHO signed a memorandum of understanding on the CCS, which provides a medium-term strategic framework for their joint work in 2015–2020. The CCS creates a...

Getting to know your baby poster

17 Sep 2014
Wed, 17/09/2014 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Format:  A3 poster Target group...

UK Labour Market, September 2014

17 Sep 2014
Labour market statistics (including employment, unemployment and economic inactivity) for the United Kingdom.

Country cooperation strategy signed with Portugal

17 Sep 2014
The Ministry of Health of Portugal and WHO have signed a country cooperation strategy (CCS), setting the vision for creating synergy and alignment between WHO leadership priorities and Portuguese...

Will history repeat itself? Attitudes towards Scottish separation, 1970 to 2014

17 Sep 2014
One of the advantages of preserving and archiving social data is that we ca....[16/9/2014]

Tavistock and Portman to use CareNotes

17 Sep 2014
Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has signed a five-year contract with Advanced Health and Care to roll out its CareNotes electronic patient record from February next year.

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