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CPAP improved outcomes, health status in obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes

apnea (OSA) also proved cost-effective for the National Health Service (NHS) in a study by researchers ...

New industry body launched to promote biosimilars in the UK

medications are approved for use in the United Kingdom by the National Health Service (NHS), including ...

Extended access to primary care linked to less ED visits

National Health Service (NHS) to extend primary care access across Greater Manchester from 2016. ...

Funding for microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees approved in the UK

release, the policy regulated a provision by the National Health Service (NHS) for ...

BSR expresses disappointment over decision to approve biologics for severe RA only

activity.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, a part of the National Health Service (NHS) in ...

Study launched to determine effectiveness of prefabricated foot orthoses in rheumatoid arthritis

National Health Service (NHS) with robust evidence on clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction and cost ...

NOCA Strategy 2017-2020

Partnership (HQIP) runs over 30 national clinical audits on behalf of the National Health Service (NHS) and ...

Recommendation could deny ipilimumab treatment to some UK patients with advanced melanoma

National Health Service (NHS) patients who have not had prior therapy, Bristol-Myers Squibb reported. ...

Hip replacement cement linked with deaths

be part of a research programme at Imperial College funded by National Health Service (NHS) England ...

Standing 'no healthier than sitting'

the national mortality register by the National Health Service (NHS) Central Registry. Researchers ...

Gay people have 'poorer health' and 'GP issues'

“Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are more likely to have longstanding mental health problems,” The Independent reports, as well as “bad experiences with their GP”. A UK survey found striking disparities in survey responses compared to heterosexuals. The news ...

MPs criticise Tamiflu secrecy and stockpiling

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Buffaloberries – 2014's new 'superfood'

"The buffaloberry is the new superfood of 2014," the Mail Online declares. But at this stage there is very limited evidence to back up the hype. The website reports on laboratory research analysing the chemical constituents of the buffaloberry f ...

Early animal research into blocking breast cancer

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Could vitamin E slow dementia?

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Vitamin D in pregnancy may aid child's grip

"Higher levels of maternal vitamin D during pregnancy have been linked to better muscle development in children," BBC News reports. The headline is prompted by a UK study involving more than 600 mothers and their children. It found that at the a ...

Experts say sadness is wrongly being medicalised

Two experts have warned that antidepressants are being “doled out as cure for simple sadness,” reports The Daily Telegraph. The news is based on an opinion piece written by two professors in the British Medical Journal. It is one of an ongoing series of a ...

Medical 'superglue' shows promise for heart surgery

"A medical superglue has been developed that has the potential to patch heart defects on the operating table," BBC News reports. The glue has currently only be used in animals, but the results are encouraging. Medical glue is currently used to c ...

Risks of infertility treatments 'overhyped'

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'Piggy-backing proteins' could kill cancer cells

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