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According to NYU School of Medicine, men and women identifying as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are at a higher risk of opioid misuse compared with those who identify as heterosexual.

Levels of opioid misuse may be dependent on sexual orientation

According to NYU School of Medicine, men and women identifying as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are at a higher risk of opioid misuse compared...
Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Northern China is now suffering with increased smog air pollution after the authorities relaxed air targets to encourage economic growth. Smog air pollution made a...
The ASD illness: understanding autism spectrum disorders

The ASD illness: understanding autism spectrum disorders

Recent brain imaging study challenges the existing theoretical model of understanding autism spectrum disorders therefore uncovering new findings regarding the ASD illness. Understanding autism spectrum...
Chronic inflammation linked with various diseases & shorter life expectancy

Chronic inflammation linked with various diseases & shorter life expectancy

Using new tech, researchers have discovered that chronic inflammation is linked to increased risk for shorter lifespan and several organ-related diseases. By investigating a new...
Trophoblast organoids for modelling of placental disorders

Trophoblast organoids for modelling of placental disorders

Researchers grew a three-dimensional organoid model of the human placenta – an achievement carrying significant implications for placental disorders. Defective placentation is the underlying cause...
Cervical screening results & info have not been provided to more than 40,000 women

Cervical screening results & info have not been provided to more than 40,000 women

More than 40,000 women in England have not received information regarding cervical screening results and general updates after failure to send out letters by...
Poor aerobic fitness = accumulation of risk factors of type 2 diabetes

Poor aerobic fitness = accumulation of risk factors of type 2 diabetes

Recent study shows risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children with poor aerobic fitness. University of Eastern Finland have discovered...
Digital mobility monitoring: evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention

Digital mobility monitoring: evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention

Bertrand Hughes, CEO of compliant concept AG, outlines the cost-effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention & the added value of digital mobility monitoring. A recent report...
Continuous low mobility, yet do not disturb!

Continuous low mobility, yet do not disturb!

Compliant concept AG’s Bertrand Hughes outlines the advantages of the Active Mobilisation System® – purposely designed for those with low mobility. Up until now, the...
60% human diseases originate in animals: One Health could keep antibiotics working

60% human diseases originate in animals: Could One Health tackle this?

The One Health approach unites human, animal, food and environment professionals to tackle human diseases and fight antimicrobial resistance. It is discovered that many of...
Towards a better understanding of gastric cancer treatment and prevention

Towards a better understanding of gastric cancer treatment and prevention

Health Europa explored with United European Gastroenterology about the efforts regarding gastric cancer treatment, understanding and prevention. Organised by the Healthy Stomach Initiative (HSI), 2...
Can meditation effectively reduce eye pressure in primary open angle glaucoma?

Can meditation reduce eye pressure in primary open angle glaucoma?

Patients with primary open angle glaucoma showed substantial improvements in both ocular and general health after participating in mindfulness meditation. The All India Institute of...

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