Oncology & Cancer

Could energy overload drive cancer risk?

It's well-known that obesity, diabetes, and chronic inflammation are major risk factors for cancer. But just how cancer evolves in people with these diseases—and why a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help prevent ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tube travel linked to the spread of flu-like illnesses

Despite the commuter cold being a widely accepted concept, it's never been proven that public transport contributes to the spread of airborne infections. Now new research on the London underground commute has proven a link ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Half of refugees traumatised: German psychotherapists

At least half of the refugees who have come to Germany have mental health problems because of trauma suffered in war or during their dangerous escapes, said the chamber of psychotherapists Wednesday.

Health

Use of EHRs can enhance doc-patient communication

(HealthDay)—Electronic health records (EHRs) can be used during clinical encounters to enhance the physician-patient relationship, encouraging communication during the clinical encounter, according to a viewpoint published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Key elements in preventing homophobic bullying in schools

How are non-heterosexual people affected by discrimination endured in the school environment due to their affective-sexual orientation? This question was the starting point in the PhD thesis produced by the researcher Aitor ...

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