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Massive year-on-year increase in number of patients waiting in A&E over 12 hours - Hospital Dr

blog post image Massive year-on-year increase in number of patients waiting in A&E over 12 hours - Hospital Dr

Sepsis guidance from NICE "unachievable" given NHS workforce pressures - Hospital Dr

blog post image Sepsis guidance from NICE "unachievable" given NHS workforce pressures - Hospital Dr

A cheap pollution sensor will keep you off the dirtiest roads: This wearable device reveals exposure to the three worst

blog post image A cheap pollution sensor will keep you off the dirtiest roads: This wearable device reveals exposure to the three worst pollutants, linking it with online maps to help you avoid poor air, a bit like a Fitbit for pollution

Nintendo Wii Now Used to Improve Lives of Parkinson's Patients |: Researchers from Purdue University, Indiana University,

blog post image Nintendo Wii Now Used to Improve Lives of Parkinson's Patients |: Researchers from Purdue University, Indiana University, and the University of Calgary have developed and are testing a set of video games to help improve the everyday lives of people with Parkinson’s disease. The team relied on a...

Text messages incredibly useful in general practice - but we recognise potential limitations

blog post image Text messages incredibly useful in general practice - but we recognise potential limitations

From research to practice: results of 7300 mortality retrospective case record reviews in four acute hospitals in the North-East

From research to practice: results of 7300 mortality retrospective case record reviews in four acute hospitals in the North-East of England. Reviews using clinicians within trusts produce lower estimates of preventable deaths than published results using external clinicians. More research is needed...

What If Everyone Ate Beans Instead of Beef?: What can an individual do about climate change? One dietary change could go

blog post image What If Everyone Ate Beans Instead of Beef?: What can an individual do about climate change? One dietary change could go a long way.

Brain surgery revolution: A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients'

blog post image Brain surgery revolution: A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls.

Facebook trial hides alcohol adverts: The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for

blog post image Facebook trial hides alcohol adverts: The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for the first time.

NICE right to advise against antibiotics for most ear infections

blog post image NICE right to advise against antibiotics for most ear infections

Smartphone Heart Monitor Beats Doctors at Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation: The Kardia heart monitor from AliveCor did almost

blog post image Smartphone Heart Monitor Beats Doctors at Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation: The Kardia heart monitor from AliveCor did almost 4 times better than doctors providing standard care

What newsroom execs around the world think should be the next big areas of focus for their companies: Worry is universal

blog post image What newsroom execs around the world think should be the next big areas of focus for their companies: Worry is universal — but a quarter of publishers surveyed said their revenues are going up, not down.

What Google doesn’t want you to know: Voice search is taking over display search, while Assistant…: The greatest

blog post image What Google doesn’t want you to know: Voice search is taking over display search, while Assistant…: The greatest jump in the history of search is happening under our eyes and Google is keeping pretty quiet about it.

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders - Slashdot: schwit1 shares a report from ScienceAlert:

blog post image Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Linked To a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders - Slashdot: schwit1 shares a report from ScienceAlert: The brain-dwelling parasite Toxoplasma gondii is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the world, and new evidence suggests the lodger could be more dangerous...

Short-duration podcasts as a supplementary learning tool: perceptions of medical students and impact on assessment performance:

blog post image Short-duration podcasts as a supplementary learning tool: perceptions of medical students and impact on assessment performance: Use of podcasts has several advantages in medical education. Podcasts can be of different types based on their length: short (1–5 min), moderate (6–15 min)...

The bilingual brain calculates differently depending on the language used: How do multilingual people solve arithmetical

blog post image The bilingual brain calculates differently depending on the language used: How do multilingual people solve arithmetical tasks presented to them in different languages? The question will gain in importance in the future, as an increasingly globalized job market and accelerated migration will mean that...

Equifax Had 'Admin' as Login and Password in Argentina - Slashdot: Reader wired_parrot writes: The credit report provider

blog post image Equifax Had 'Admin' as Login and Password in Argentina - Slashdot: Reader wired_parrot writes: The credit report provider Equifax has been accused of a fresh data security breach, this time affecting its Argentine operations. The breach was revealed after security researchers discovered that an online...

The British Museum gleams with stolen riches from its colonial past – but Asian names are too 'confusing' for inclusion:

blog post image The British Museum gleams with stolen riches from its colonial past – but Asian names are too 'confusing' for inclusion: When you have a name that perhaps sounds a little different – unusual, perhaps – some might ask: “How is that pronounced?”, comment: “Oh, that’s...

Are publishers making money on Facebook? “Not really,” a new report finds: For years publishers have held onto

blog post image Are publishers making money on Facebook? “Not really,” a new report finds: For years publishers have held onto the hope that all their investments in Facebook will, at some point, pay dividends when it comes to revenue. But a new report from WAN-IFRA suggests that, for most publishers, that's...

This roadside van could be selling Cornwall's best burgers: Former Rick Stein chef is doing something very tasty in a layby

blog post image This roadside van could be selling Cornwall's best burgers: Former Rick Stein chef is doing something very tasty in a layby