Health

Leaving school earlier could increase the risk of heart disease

Although it has been known for a long time, that education, and socioeconomic position affect health, particularly in later life, there was limited knowledge as to why. New research has found that increased levels of BMI, ...

Surgery

Surgery patients are getting older every year

A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) analysis reveals that people undergoing surgery in England are getting older at a faster rate than the general population.

Oncology & Cancer

Country-specific norms created for cancer-related quality of life

(HealthDay)—Country-specific norms have been established for the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) questionnaire to measure the self-reported quality of life of cancer patients, according ...

Immunology

New hope for fish allergy sufferers

Fish allergy is one of the most dangerous food allergies, as it is often associated with potentially life-threatening symptoms such as anaphylactic shock. People who are allergic to fish are not only exposed to risk through ...

Health

Greying France having fewer babies

France may be Europe's most fertile country but even there the birth rate is falling and mothers are choosing to wait before starting a family, according to data released Tuesday.

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