Tendency to correlate uptick in suicides and social media is not backed by data

Are smartphones and screen media behind the rise in adolescent suicide and dysphoria—or are economic and parental pressures just as likely contributors? The recent increases in adolescent suicide in the United States have raised concerns about the effects of heavy online screen-media use. Some researchers have suggested that the elevated suicide rate and depression among adolescents and young adults reflect […]

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Scientists reliably predict people’s age by measuring proteins in blood

The carnival worker who tries to guess your age relies on aspects of your appearance, such as your posture and whether any wrinkles emanate from the corners of your eyes and lips. If the carny’s guess is more than a few years off, you win a stuffed koala. But a team of Stanford University School of Medicine scientists doesn’t need […]

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Breast milk could help prevent heart disease caused by premature birth

Early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants, according to a paper led by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) and the Rotunda Hospital. The review article, published in the journal Pediatric Research, was written in collaboration with researchers from Harvard Medical School, University of Oxford and […]

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Another One! Meghan, Harry Hope to Get Pregnant Again by Next Year

Back-to-back babies! Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry want to give their 6-month-old son, Archie Harrison Mounbatten-Windsor, a little brother or sister sooner rather than later. The Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 38, are hoping to conceive baby No. 2 by next year, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “Their family is their No. 1 […]

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Oxy sales in China driven by misleading addiction claims

Thousands of lawsuits across the United States have accused a drug company owned by the billionaire Sackler family of using false claims to push highly addictive opioids on an unsuspecting nation, fueling the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history. Yet, even as its U.S. drugmaker collapses under the charges, another company owned by the family has used the same tactics […]

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Mother was driven to the brink of suicide by contraceptive implant

‘It felt like a knife was being twisted in my stomach’: Mother, 39, claims she was driven to the brink of suicide by contraceptive implant that left her in agony for seven years Alana Nesbitt, 39, from Belfast, was fitted with the Essure sterilisation device  Mrs Nesbitt’s seven year nightmare is now over, after she had a hysterectomy Her life […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross Swears by This Anti-Aging Eye Cream for Getting Rid of Dark Circles

Tracee Ellis Ross doesn’t wear foundation—and we wouldn’t either if we had her complexion. Unfortunately, the skincare routine she follows for fresh, glowing skin includes plenty of pricey picks that equate to as much as one month of rent—or even more, depending on where you live. But between slathering her skin in the $283 Biologique Recherche Le Grande Finishing Serum […]

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Therapy for neuroendocrine tumors may be improved by patient-specific dosimetry

In neuroendocrine tumor treatment, different methods of predicting patient response may be required for different patients, according to new research published in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. By tailoring the method to the specific patient, physicians may better predict the effectiveness of treatment. “The present study aimed to develop a method for patient-specific determination of activity […]

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Third of A&E patients wait over an hour to be seen by staff

One third of A&E patients are forced to wait more than an HOUR before being seen by a nurse or doctor, shocking report reveals Survey of 50,000 patients revealed thousands made to wait in pain last year Found a small number of patients (5 per cent) had to wait longer than four hours Official guidance of 15-minute A&E target was […]

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Pancreatic and bowel cancer soars by 10% across the world since 1990

Cases of pancreatic and bowel cancer have soared by 10% across the world since 1990, finds review of 195 countries as scientists blame obesity Experts say spiralling obesity and type 2 diabetes rates fuelling rise in cancers  Were 1.8million new cases of bowel cancer in 2017, up by 9.5 per cent since 1990 Pancreatic cancer struck 195,000 people in 1990, […]

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