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Researchers develop app that can predict long-term risk of breast cancer

Researchers have come up with a web-based calculator named ‘CTS5 calculator’ that can help you predict the long-term risk of breast cancer.   The web-based calculator can be used to decide which patients are at high enough risk of their ...

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No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of ...

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Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high

The number of people admitted to hospital in Scotland with alcohol-related brain damage has reached a 10-year high.   A total of 661 people required treatment for brain injury after alcohol misuse between 2016-17, the equivalent of nearly two people ...

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Researchers find pathways that uncover insight into development of lung cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start off in one or both lungs; usually in the cells that line the air passages.   One of the leading causes of preventable cancer death, lung cancer is usually ...

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New study finds link between BMI and blood pressure

Body mass index and blood pressure are positively associated, according to a new study.   In the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women being conducted by researchers at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) ...

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Heart health can be monitored by wearable soft electronic mesh

Scientists have developed a soft mesh that can record signals from the heart and muscles, paving the way for a new generation of flexible wearable health monitoring devices. The implantable device provides information on muscle and cardiac dysfunctions, and thus ...

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“Three-in-one” pill points to better hypertension treatment: Aussie study

A new medical pill has significantly helped more patients hit blood pressure targets than conventional medication, pointing to better treatment of hypertension worldwide, according to latest Australian-led trials.   The low-dose “three-in-one” pill helped 70 percent of patients to lower ...

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Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes: Study

Turns out, studying about the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in fat metabolism might help to explore alternative ways to control obesity and type 2 diabetes that may involve the use of therapies.   People with type 2 diabetes cannot ...

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Checking emails after work damages your health, your relationships

Does your boss expects you to be ever-connected on emails and work without boundaries? If so, besides causing harm to your health and well-being, it could also lead to conflict in family relationships, a new study has revealed.   Stress ...

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New blood test could predict kidney cancer 5 years before diagnosis

According to a study, a blood test could predict kidney cancer risk and survival, five years prior to its diagnosis.   Kidney-injury-molecule-1 (KIM-1) can be detected in the urine and blood and is generally present at low levels in healthy ...

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