Monthly Archives: September 2016

Denmark’s ‘House Of Memories’ Re-Creates 1950s For Alzheimer’s Patients

The Old Town Museum in Aarhus, Denmark has created a “House of Memories” that’s an exact replica of a 1950s apartment. It’s intended for Alzheimer’s patients, whose memories may be triggered by the sights, sounds and smells from the period, … Continue reading

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3.8 million people in England aged over 16 had diabetes in 2015

New data from PHE reveals 3.8 million people in England aged over 16 had diabetes in 2015, around 9% of the adult population. The new Diabetes Prevalence Model, produced by the Public Health England (PHE) National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network (NCVIN) … Continue reading

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MHRA issue – Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump; risk of over or under infusion of insulin

Monday 05 September 2016  The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has advised that all users of the Accu-chek Insight insulin pump system should make sure they receive a copy of the manufacturers field safety notice (FSN) by their … Continue reading

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Benefits of statins have been underestimated

A major review suggests the benefits of statins have been underestimated and their potential harms exaggerated, due to failings in acknowledging the evidence from randomised trials and the limitations of other types of studies. The review, led by BHF Professor … Continue reading

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