October 16, 2018

How healthy will we be in 2040? – EurekAlert (press release)

How healthy will we be in 2040?EurekAlert (press release)A new scientific study of forecasts and alternative scenarios for life expectancy and major causes of death in 2040 shows all countries are likely to experience at least a slight increase in life...
October 16, 2018

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests
Daily Mail
In a study conducted on mice, fathers exposed to nicotine had offspring with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity; When females - but not males - from that generation bred, their children had fewer, yet still significant, deficits in cognitive ...
Father's nicotine use can cause cognitive problems in children and grandchildrenEurekAlert (press release)
Problems from smoking can be passed down through generations, new research suggestsThe Boston Globe
Smoking dads 'may cause BRAIN DAMAGE in their children and even grandchildren'Mirror.co.uk
Newsweek -The Outline -New Scientist -Buzz.ie
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October 16, 2018

High Suicide Risk in Elderly Who Self-Harm – Medscape


Medscape

High Suicide Risk in Elderly Who Self-Harm
Medscape
Older adults with a history of intentional self-harm are at risk of dying from unnatural causes, particularly suicide, yet they often are not referred for mental health care services, new research suggests. Dr Nav Kapur. "As well as reminding us of the ...
People over 65 who self-harm are at the highest risk of SUICIDE, shocking study revealsMirror.co.uk
Older adults who self-harm at higher risk for unnatural deathHealio
Almost 90% of older adults who self harm aren't referred to mental health specialist - studythejournal.ie
The Independent -Medical Xpress -The University of Manchester (press release) -Health Europa
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October 16, 2018

Winter coughs: How to nip that niggle in the bud right now – Irish Examiner


Irish Examiner

Winter coughs: How to nip that niggle in the bud right now
Irish Examiner
There's nothing worse than a hacking cough that keeps you up at night and makes you sound like the walking dead at work. With winter approaching, thousands of us will be bothered by tickly throats that refuse to budge – no matter how many throat ...

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October 16, 2018

Woman’s horror injuries when flesh-eating bug ate huge chunks of stomach after tummy tuck operation – Mirror.co.uk


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Woman's horror injuries when flesh-eating bug ate huge chunks of stomach after tummy tuck operation
Mirror.co.uk
A woman has shared shocking photos showing how a flesh-eating bug ate huge chunks of her stomach after she had a tummy tuck. Laura Franks underwent the procedure to get rid of the folds of saggy skin she had been left with after losing seven stone ...
Tummy tuck leaves woman on the brink of death after she contracts a flesh eating bugvirginmediatelevision.ie
Woman left with horrific scars and deformed stomach after catching flesh-eating bug 'during botched tummy tuck'The Sun

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October 16, 2018

Surge in men getting help for eating disorders, report reveals – Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerSurge in men getting help for eating disorders, report revealsIrish ExaminerThe number of men getting help for eating disorders has more than doubled in the past year. Bodywhys, the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland, found 35% of pe...
October 16, 2018

Modern Humans Retain Neanderthal Genes That Once Helped Fight Ancient Viruses – KJZZ

KJZZModern Humans Retain Neanderthal Genes That Once Helped Fight Ancient VirusesKJZZDiseases have been major drivers of human evolution. Now, a study in the journal Cell suggests Neanderthal genes that are retained in modern humans once helped fight a...
October 15, 2018

NHS ‘failing self-harming over-65s’ despite suicide risk increasing with age – The Independent


The Independent

NHS 'failing self-harming over-65s' despite suicide risk increasing with age
The Independent
The NHS is not referring the vast majority of older people who self-harm to specialist psychiatric support, despite their chances of committing suicide significantly increasing, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Manchester found ...
Almost 90% of older adults who self harm aren't referred to mental health specialist - studythejournal.ie
Major changes needed to improve the care of older adults who self-harmMedical Xpress
Self-harmers over 65 are far more likely to kill themselves than youngThe Times
The University of Manchester (press release) -The Lancet
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October 14, 2018

Support group launched to help victims of CervicalCheck scandal – Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerSupport group launched to help victims of CervicalCheck scandalIrish ExaminerVicky Phelan, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh have launched a support group to represent the women and families affected by the CervicalCheck controversy. The 22...
October 13, 2018

New Zealand’s worst disease-disaster: 100 years since the 1918 influenza pandemic – Stuff.co.nz


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New Zealand's worst disease-disaster: 100 years since the 1918 influenza pandemic
Stuff.co.nz
University of Canterbury Emeritus history professor Geoffrey Rice is the author of Black Flu 1918: the Story of New Zealand's Worst Public Health Disaster, Canterbury University Press, 2017. On the 100-year anniversary of the flu that wiped out ...
Florida's first flu death of the season is a childTampa Bay Times
4 tips for preventing the fluOnline Athens
Health unit puts to rest rumours of flu shot shortageBarrieToday
Leitrim Observer -The Siver Times
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