Health Headlines: Call to cut QOF, Drug labels and Alzheimer's treatment

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Call to cut QOF - The BBC
GPs are receiving too much in performance-related pay, says an expert who helped create the system. GPs 'get too much performance pay' for meeting targets

Drug labels - The Daily Telegraph
Warning labels on medicines should be simplified because words such as 'drowsiness' and 'avoid' are too confusing for modern patients, experts claim. 'May cause drowsiness' too confusing for modern medicine labels

Alzheimer's treatment - The Guardian
Embryonic stem cells can be used to create almost limitless supplies of the brain cell linked to memory loss in Alzheimer's. Brain cells grown in the lab will help to identify new Alzheimer's drugs


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