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Helping seniors sift through health news September 2017 A website has been created for older adults to access health and medical research information of interest to them. The site, called Health Compass, is designed as an interactive, self-study... Read More →
American Lung Association September 2017 The American Lung Association is leading the way in helping breathe easier. Thanks to our donors, volunteers, program and event participants, and staff, we are America’s trusted source for lung... Read More →
International AIDS Economics Network September 2017 Forum One has relaunched the International AIDS Economics Network (IAEN) website. The IAEN is a network of over 5000 international AIDS economists and policymakers that share research and experience... Read More →
Annual Hazard Rates of Recurrence for Breast Cancer September 2017 We used to consider the 5-year mark of relapse-free survival the hallmark of successful anticancer treatment. If it didn't come back by then, the patient was in the clear, right? Unfortunately, the... Read More →
HealthRock educates kids through song September 2017 A new educational health website geared for kids called HealthRock has been launched to coincide with the start of the new school year.
The interactive, upbeat website was conceived to help... Read More →
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy September 2017 The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is among the foremost international journals in antimicrobial research. Our readership includes representatives of academia, industry and health services,... Read More →
Young Mums And Dads Get Help From Innovative Programme September 2017 An independent evaluation report shows good potential for the innovative Family Nurse Partnership programme to make a real difference to the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged... Read More →
PsychCentral.com mental health news service September 2017 Psych Central, a mental health portal, has a consumer-centric news service. Each weekday, peer-reviewed news articles covering developments and research in mental health and psychology are offered... Read More →
Vector borne diseases September 2017 Purdue University?s entomology department recently unveiled a website providing information to health officials, educators and the general public about diseases such as West Nile virus and the... Read More →
Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) in England September 2017 A document has been published which outlines the Department of Health's proposed methodology for identifying potential outliers in the national PROMs programme

'Patient Reported Outcomes... Read More →

Resources

Local Authority Child Health Profiles for England September 2017 The national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) has developed a Child Health Profile for councils in England. These provide a snapshot of Read More →
Free Online Medical Dictionaries September 2017 The dictionaries are dedicated to providing definitions to medical terminology found in the medical news today.

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Iron and Health Report September 2017 A report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) highlights that, while most population groups in the UK have sufficient levels of b Read More →
Caring For Elderly Patients In Winter September 2017 A map of areas in England where people over 65 years may be living without central heating has been produced by the Department of Health. The resourc Read More →
Advice on Tests September 2017 A website is providing patients with information they need on medical laboratory tests. Lab Tests Online, funded by the Health Foundation, explains l Read More →
Genetic roadmap charts links between drugs and human disease September 2017 A research team led by scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new kind of genetic ?roadmap? that can connect human dise Read More →
Securing good care for older people September 2017 More than one million older people (aged 65 and over) use publicly funded social care services in England. In light of criticism and controversy abou Read More →
A positive start to healthier minds September 2017 The National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well-being includes extensive sections on Early Years and Children & Young People, detailing k Read More →
Living Well With Dementia Good Practice Compendium September 2017 A good practice compendium has been brought together from across the regions to support local delivery of the national dementia strategy and improve Read More →
Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Website September 2017 The CAN-R website is aimed at supporting and educating Canadian healthcare providers and researchers on the escalating issue of antimicrobial resista Read More →
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