Overweight & Obesity

Stronger regulations needed on common obesity-promoting chemicals

Everyday exposure to obesity-promoting chemicals (obesogens) represents a significant risk to public health, and needs stronger regulation to minimize exposure and protect people's health, according to evidence presented ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Malawian women's perceptions of fertility difficulties

Young women in Malawi who reported difficulties conceiving and/or carrying a child to term turned to traditional healers, churches and mosques, as well as medical clinics, for help says new research from Lancaster University.

Medications

New research on preventing infant deaths due to neonatal sepsis

Information about the most effective antibiotics to use in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) for neonatal sepsis has been discovered uniquely combining epidemiological, genomic and pharmacodynamic data. The research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'No jabs, no job': Fiji to make vaccine compulsory

Fiji has announced plans to make the coronavirus vaccine compulsory for all workers as it battles a runaway outbreak of the Delta variant, with the prime minister issuing a blunt message: "no jabs, no job".

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men's loneliness linked to an increased risk of cancer

A recent study by the University of Eastern Finland shows that loneliness among middle-aged men is associated with an increased risk of cancer. According to the researchers, taking account of loneliness and social relationships ...

Neuroscience

Cost-effectiveness of treatments in neurological diseases

Professor Dyfrig Hughes and colleagues at the Center for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation, School of Health Sciences, have recently published the results of three clinical trials of interventions in epilepsy and ...

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