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Loneliness found to be strong predictor of premature death

Loneliness found to be strong predictor of premature death

Loneliness is bad for the heart and a strong predictor of premature death, a new study presented at EuroHeartCare 2018 suggests. Loneliness and social isolation...
Antibodies work together to enhance immune system against malaria

Antibodies work together to enhance immune system against malaria

A recent study has discovered a previously unnoticed characteristic of antibodies against the malaria parasite that improves immune system response, aiding scientists in developing...
Could time in education increase your risk of short-sightedness?

Could time in education increase your risk of short-sightedness?

Being in full-time education for longer periods of time could make you more susceptible to developing short-sightedness (myopia), according to a new study published...
England one of worst countries for survival rates for breast cancer

England one of worst countries for survival rates for breast cancer

Older women with breast cancer in England are less likely to survive the disease than four other European countries (Poland, Belgium, Ireland and the...
Triggers of acute heart failure found to vary depending on location

Triggers of acute heart failure found to vary depending on location

The triggers of acute heart failure vary depending on where someone is in the world, according to new findings from the REPORT-HF registry presented...
New data reveals cases of gonorrhoea are at their highest

New data reveals cases of gonorrhoea are at their highest

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) have revealed that 420,000 cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were diagnosed in 2017, with gonorrhoea cases...
A new group of men revealed to be at risk of HIV

A new group of men revealed to be at risk of HIV

It has been found that a new group of men, those who have sex with men but are not open about their sexuality, are...
Safe and effective long-term treatment found for neonatal diabetes

Safe and effective long-term treatment found for neonatal diabetes

Those with neonatal diabetes have an existing long-term therapy which has been shown for the first time to be safe and effective, a global...
Stressful jobs associated with higher risk of atrial fibrillation

Stressful jobs associated with higher risk of atrial fibrillation

Having a stressful job is associated with a high risk of atrial fibrillation, according to new research published today in the European Journal of...
Protein ‘off-switch’ in the brain could help find new Alzheimer's treatments

Protein ‘off-switch’ in the brain could help find new Alzheimer’s treatments

Understanding that memory, learning and cognitive flexibility depend on a protein ‘off-switch’ in the brain could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's disease, new...
Daily lifestyle changes could avoid 26,000 cancer cases in women annually

Daily lifestyle changes could avoid 26,000 cancer cases in women annually

Making everyday changes to diet and exercise could cut the number of cancer cases in women by around 500 every week in the UK,...
Is insomnia a long-term side effect of stroke?

Is insomnia a long-term side effect of stroke?

Stroke patients experience long-term issues with insomnia, which puts them at an increased risk of depression and limits their ability to learn new skills,...

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