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Low dose spironolactone reduces the risk of death from heart failure. We examined the effects of spironolactone on potassium homeostasis in a cohort of elderly patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Eighteen patients >70 years, mean 80.5 (+/- SD 6.3) with New York Heart Association CHF Grade...
Author: Casey D. et al
Not knowing what to do or how to answer if a person with dementia asks about a deceased relative or friend as if they were still alive is often a source of worry and stress for carers and family. A new research report, Therapeutic lying and approaches to dementia care in Ireland: North...
Subject: Cancer, Therapy
Cancer gene therapy that utilizes toxic transgene products requires strict transcriptional targeting to prevent adverse normal tissue effects. We report on the use of a promoter derived from the cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor, p21((WAF1)), to control transgene expression. We demonstrate that...
This card outlines the key skills, causes for concern and management options for children aged 24 months and 30 months.
Subject: Therapy
A study by the University of Ulster, funded by Health and Social Care Research and Development Division of the Public Health Agency, enabled members of six Allied Health Professions (AHPs) to express opinions on research needs within their areas of expertise.The respondents to 'A Delphi Study to...
Subject: Speech, Language, Therapy
This factsheet encourages non-English speaking parents to talk to their children in their own language.
This factsheet describes voice disorders such as 'hoarseness' in children and what parents can do to help their child with a voice problem.
Subject: Therapy
A Strategic Framework for Occupational Therapy In Mental Health