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Blood pressure falls in final years, showing need for personalised care

Blood pressure starts to gradually falls 14 years before death, showing the importance of...

Higher rates of psychosis linked to areas with social deprivation

Rates of psychosis can be nearly eight times higher in some areas such as inner cities,...

Weight management programme helps remission of type 2 diabetes

A low-calorie weight management programme could help to put type 2 diabetes into remission,...

Prolonged childhood seizures linked to other brain problems

Prolonged convulsive seizures in childhood could be linked to the development of other brain...

Feelings of unfairness at work tied to more sickness absences

Staff who feel unfairly treated at work are likely to be off sick more frequently and for...

Nurses prone to burnout from long hours, emotional involvement in patients’ problems

Long shifts and emotional involvement in patients’ problems can cause burnout and affect job...

Researchers puzzled by upsurge in scarlet fever to 50-year high

Cases of scarlet fever in England have reached a 50-year high, with more than 19,000...

Obesity during pregnancy could risk child’s brain development

Children’s brain development is at greater risk if their mother was obese before becoming...

Married people less at risk of developing dementia

Being married may help stave off dementia, while those who lose their partner or remain...

Older people in poor health lose gripping strength faster

Older people with poorer health than their peers are more likely to have weaker muscles and...

Cyclists, commuters at risk from excessive noise levels

Commuters cycling or using public transport endure noise levels that could put them at risk...

Maintaining levels of vitamin D helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Maintaining vitamin D levels could help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases such...

One in five cancer patients suffers post-traumatic stress

A fifth of cancer patients experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following...

Heavy drinking, smoking seen linked to visible signs of ageing

Heavy drinking and smoking are linked to visible signs of physical ageing and looking older...

Test flags liver damage risk after paracetamol overdose

People who overdose on paracetamol could be helped by a blood test that shows immediately if...

Most adults unaware of link between obesity and cancer

Most people do not understand the link between obesity and cancer, and few are offered...

Trees in polluted areas help cut emergency asthma cases

People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to need to be admitted to hospital...

Workplace bullying raises risk of developing diabetes

Bullying and violence in the workplace increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes,...

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