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Am I having a heart attack? (News)

Broadcaster: BBC1

Year: 2015

Genre: News

URL: http://bobnational.net/record/319753

A million people a year visit Accident and Emergency departments in the UK with concerns that they are having a heart attack. 158 kata lagi


The September 2015 editorial of a medical journal The Lancet Oncology was titled “Cancer Risk in the Transgender Community.” Its writers describe how unique health requirements, lack of appropriate research, and systemic discrimination in health care (both in cancer screening, and in medical care settings as a whole), contribute to a lack of access, information, and supports for many trans people who may be at risk (sometimes perhaps an increased risk) for a variety of cancers. 99 kata lagi

Cancer Risk

1 in 3 young men will die from tobacco in China: study

BEIJING – Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking. 486 kata lagi


The inverse care law...

”The availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it in the population served. This inverse care law operates more completely where medical care is most exposed to market forces, and less so where such exposure is reduced.

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The Pill Reduces the Risk of Endometrial Cancer

A new study in The Lancet reports that taking the pill could provide significant and long-term protection against a deadly type of uterine cancer.

Endometrial cancer starts in the inner lining of the uterus and affects about 25 out of 100,000 women, according to the… 478 kata lagi


U.S. House of Representatives possibly "injured" by ACA spending, judge OKs lawsuit

 Susan Jaffe | Washington Correspondent for The Lancet | 15th September 2015      
A new threat to the Affordable Care Act emerged last week when a federal judge decided to allow an unusual lawsuit by Republicans in the U. 35 kata lagi
Affordable Care Act

Billions served but Cleveland Clinic says no thanks to McDonald's

Susan Jaffe | Washington Correspondent for The Lancet                               9th September 2015
McDonald’s, the giant fast-food restaurant chain, has been adding healthy options to its menu of burgers, fries and shakes, but the new choices are too little, too late for the Cleveland Clinic. 91 kata lagi
The Lancet