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Could nurses be the key to seven-day working in the NHS?

by Howard Catton, Head of Policy and International Affairs, Royal College of Nursing<p>The case for a 7 day NHS is incontrovertible and unstoppable. …

More than half of Welsh doctors 'have fears over patient safety but feel bullied when they raise it'

Doctors in Wales say they feel “bullied” and “harassed” by senior staff members when they attempt to raise concerns over standards of patient care, a …

Tackling the stress culture in the NHS

Healthcare Network,Society Professionals,Workforce,Work practices,Leadership and management,NHS,Health,Public sector careers,Careers,Society<p>New initiative will encourage staff to talk about how they are feeling, and managers will be alerted to stress levels among healthcare workers<p>“There is a …

Google’s New Health Wearable Delivers Constant Patient Monitoring

Often when we think of the wearable tech category, we imagine consumer-focused general purpose devices like Fitbit’s range or the Apple Watch. Google has unveiled a new niche device that’s designed to do serious work in a specific setting, however, with a health-focused wristband that provides …

Wearable Tech

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

20 June 2018<p>Earlier this year, a flat-earther launched a ballistic rocket to observe Earth from altitude. If it were indeed flat and shaped like a …

Flat Earth Society

E. Coli In Spring Water? Don't Freak Out

This week, Niagara Bottling, a California-based manufacturer of bottled water, sports drinks and iced tea, issued a voluntary recall of some of its products because of concerns about possible bacterial contamination. The company, whose products include the store-brand bottled water for 7-11, …

The Tidiest Toilet

Who doesn’t detest cleaning the toilet? Yuck. Imagine if it could clean itself. Heaven! The Gap Rimless is a self-cleaning toilet that features an …

Cleaning

This Gates-Funded Toilet Of The Future Is Built So Anyone Can Repair It

Caltech is creating a cheap, safe, and clean toilet for the 2 billion people who still lack sanitation. But building a cool product is really the easy part.<p>There’s no point to developing fancy new technology for the developing world if you don’t have a plan to maintain it. History is filled with …

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Visible hope | The Stolen Colon | Living beautifully with an ostomy

This week has been named National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week. I think WEGO Health explains it well: “September 10-16th is Invisible …

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What It’s Like to Live With an Ostomy Bag

This young woman’s positive outlook is incredibly inspiring.<p>When Rebecca Zamolo was 22, she moved to Los Angeles to become an actress. About a year later, she was out running when she had the urge to go to the bathroom—bad. After about a week of pooping way more than usual, she visited her doctor …

My Ostomy Bag Won't Limit My Underwear Choices!

I was out shopping the other day whilst my boyfriend was at work, just looking for clothes and makeup really. I'd spent two hours so far looking …

Clothing

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Gift from Mom's bacteria, not DNA

Your mother's DNA may have determined your eye color, but <b>some traits that you thought came from her may instead have come from the DNA of bacteria</b> …

Woman’s open letter to lady who tutted at her for using disabled toilet sends a powerful message

<b>Scroll down to read the open letter in full</b><p><b>This is Samantha Cleasby from Sheffield.</b><p>The 33-year-old writer doesn’t need a wheelchair, has no problem …

How microbes define, shape — and might even heal us

As both a scientist and a human being, I am continually awestruck by discoveries about the power of the microbiome to define and shape us. But what …

IBD highlights from DDW 2015

WASHINGTON — Many new developments in prevention, diagnosis and treatment for inflammatory bowel disease were among the most popular stories in <i>Healio</i> …

Boy Using Cannabis Oil: ‘I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead’

<b>DENVER (CBS4)</b> – There is new research on the use of marijuana as medicine in Colorado and a Marijuana and Health Symposium at National Jewish Health …