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Syphilis cases soaring in UK and Europe, newly-published data shows

Syphilis cases have skyrocketed in Europe with reported cases up 70% since 2010, a new report has claimed. Experts from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said between...

Health Research Center seeks support from U/E chiefs

The Navrongo Health Research Center in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region, has organized their annual engagement meeting with the Paramount and Divisional Chiefs in the Kassena-Nankana...

Vaginal bacteria linked to ovarian cancer

Having too few "friendly" vaginal bacteria may increase a woman's chance of ovarian cancer, and swabs can be used to spot this, say researchers. The team, led by University College...

Mobile app ‘finds anti-cancer molecules in food’

An app that harnesses the unused processing power of idling mobile phones has been used to identify anti-cancer molecules in a range of foods.The research identified carrots, celery and...

US: Mass attackers leave warning signs before violence – Secret Service report

WASHINGTON — Nearly all the people who carried out mass attacks in the U.S. last year made threatening or concerning communications beforehand, and more than three-quarters prompted concern from...

‘Excessive’ student mobile phone use linked to more sexual partners

Overuse of mobiles by university students may be related to lower grades, drinking problems and more sexual partners, a study says. In a survey of more than 3,400 people taking...

Obesity ’causes more cases of some cancers than smoking’

Obesity now causes more cases of four common cancers in the UK than smoking, according to a charity. Cancer Research UK says bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancers are more...

More than 75% of British MPs struggle with mental health – Report

More than three-quarters of MPs in the UK face struggles with their mental health, a new report has found. The study, published by the BMJ, found that 42% of British...

Smoking ‘damages eyes as well as lungs’- Specialists warn

Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists. Despite the clear connection, only one in five people recognise that smoking...

Leg fat ‘better than belly fat’ for older women

Carrying more fat on legs compared with the stomach protects postmenopausal women from heart disease, a study says. Women of a healthy weight with the highest risk of stroke or...

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