News: March 2010

Patients insufficiently informed about electronic patient records (BMA)

UK NHS Patients don't have enough information about electronic patient records and it is too difficult for them to opt-out if they choose to, according to the BMA.

01 Mar '10 | Patient Medical Records | UK

Dementia study launched within the Deaf community

City University London researchers have contributed to a unique project to improve early diagnosis and management of dementia among Deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL).

05 Mar '10

New omega-3 preparation protects against bowel polyps

A new preparation of an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid found naturally in fish, offers hope for thousands of patients at risk of developing an inherited form of bowel cancer, according to a rec...

18 Mar '10 | Bowel Cancer

Using stem cells to mend damaged hips

Bone stem cells could in future be used instead of bone from donors as part of an innovative new hip replacement treatment, according to scientists at the University of Southampton. A team from the...

18 Mar '10

THT launches free sex and relationships guide book for young people, schools and colleges

Young Leaders from HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) have produced a new guide for young people about relationships and sex today. 'Everything you need to know about...Rela...

19 Mar '10 | Youth | UK

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