The requirement of bowel surgery is dramatically reduced by up to 60% in patients who develop Crohn's disease if they receive prolonged treatment with drugs called thiopurines, says a new study.
St George’s, University of London has climbed 26 places in a league table of organisations demonstrating a commitment to lesbian, gay and bisexual staff (LGB) equality in the workplace.
Hospital patients with learning disabilities face longer waits and mismanaged treatment due to a failure to understand them by nursing staff, says a new report.
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