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Impaired Heart Rate Recovery Is Associated With New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation January 2019 Autonomic dysfunction appears to play a significant role in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF), and impaired heart rate recovery (HRR) during exercise treadmill testing (ETT) is a known... Read More →
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect November 2018 In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent... Read More →
How gentle touch can turn painful after injury November 2018 Ever wonder why things that normally feel gentle, like putting on soft shirts, are painful after a sunburn? The skin’s reaction to injury and inflammation can make a normally gentle feeling touch... Read More →
Antibody combination suppresses HIV November 2018 More than 35 million people worldwide live with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Since the 1990s, combinations of drugs called antiretroviral therapy (ART) have been used to treat HIV. These drugs... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) September 2018 New guidelines have been issued on the prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease.

Haemophilus influenzae serotype b... Read More →
Biological science awareness tool June 2018 BioMed Central now publishes a new website called Faculty of 1000. Faculty of 1000 is the next generation literature awareness tool. It is a revolutionary new online research service that will... Read More →
Insight into effects of dementia May 2018 Medical professionals are able to detect subtle changes in the quality of life of people with mild dementia, thanks to a new self-assessment technique that will help improve the timing of additional... Read More →
Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report April 2018 A task and finish group, comprising ten senior nurses and midwives was set up to consider the future of genetics and genomics in relation to nursing and midwifery. The purpose of this group was to... Read More →
Report highlights benefits of genomic innovation April 2018 A new report on genomic technology highlights the UKfs achievements in genetics research to date and makes recommendations to government to ensure future benefit of genomic innovation for the NHS... Read More →

Resources

The Fat Lie February 2019 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
Researchers in bowel cancer discovery February 2019 Scientists have discovered how genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease....
inPracticeŽ Oncology. January 2019 inPracticeŽ Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Surgical Broadcasting for Physicians, Surgeons and Care Givers January 2019 ORLive is a trusted world source in surgical broadcasting for physicians, surgeons and care givers. It's services are...
Free Medical Books January 2019 Over the next few years, many important medical textbooks are to be made available online, free and in full-text. This...
The CDC Clear Communication Index November 2018 The CDC Clear Communication Index (Index) is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication...
Visual communication can benefit all audiences November 2018 Visuals, such as pictures, drawings, charts, graphs and diagrams, can be effective tools for communicating health...
PubMed Hub TV app October 2018 The information found within PubMed can now be viewed on Android TV devices with the PubMed Hub TV app. The comprehensive...
Sublux radiology app for all medical providers October 2018 What apps are available that teach the basics of plain radiography for more than just chest X-rays and ortho trauma? Are...
Anticoagulation Manager September 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
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