MNCLHD

MNCLHD

08 May 2017

Latest health research summaries in Signals.

The UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Dissemination Centre has released the latest ‘Signals’ research summaries. This latest release includes:

  • Repetitive task training can help recovery after stroke
  • Fortified donor breast milk led to similar development for very-low-birthweight babies compared with formula milk
  • Giving immediate antibiotics reduces deaths from sepsis
  • New casting technique is an option for older people with ankle fracture
  • Thrombolysis may reduce complications of deep vein thrombosis
  • Counselling services help expectant mothers quit smoking
  • Antibiotics by injection into the eye can prevent severe infection following cataract surgery
  • The “BabyClear” programme helped pregnant women stop smoking in North East England
  • MRI scans help confirm ultrasound diagnosis of fetal brain abnormalities.

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