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  Life   Health  12 Sep 2018

Life, Health, 12 Sep 2018

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for 2018, with 9.6 million deaths.

12 Sep 2018 9:00 PM

Scientists cure skin melanoma of mice in trial, train body to stop tumours returning

Treatment works as immunotherapy, using immune system to fight tumour, and also trains body to be able to destroy cancer again.

12 Sep 2018 7:21 PM

Vaping residue can transfer between rooms

Electronic cigarettes and refill fluids seem to be evolving and new products are brought to the market every day.

12 Sep 2018 2:16 PM

Young people with opioid addiction not getting proper treatment

The medications prevent overdose by attaching to the same receptors as do powerful opioids, such as heroin.

12 Sep 2018 1:10 PM

Chronic pain may contribute to suicide, study warns

Back pain, cancer pain and arthritis pain accounted for a large proportion of the chronic pain conditions.

12 Sep 2018 11:39 AM


Sleep may impact college grades more than drinking or drugs

More than two-thirds of students surveyed said they had not received information from their universities about sleep difficulties.

12 Sep 2018 11:25 AM

Active kids may have a healthier heart

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Sep 2018 10:50 AM

Research suggests transgender teens are at a higher risk of suicide

Teens that do not identify as exclusively male or female are at the greatest risk for attempting suicide.

12 Sep 2018 10:02 AM

People facing frequent back pain more likely to smoke and drink

The study aimed at determining whether adolescents who experience back pain more often were likely to report other health risk indicators.

12 Sep 2018 9:52 AM