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After only four years of problem drinking, a significant decrease in the function of the serotonin system in women's brains can be seen.
While obesity is a well-known cause of cardiovascular disease, research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has now revealed that the body's obesity hormones – adiponectin - are also linked to osteoporosis and an increased risk of fractures.
Healthcare that implements a person-centred approach not only make care more efficient, but also yields more satisfied patients.
Around one in 500 Swedes carry a genetic mutation which can cause sudden cardiac death.
Men with prostate cancer are twice as likely to commit suicide, but a method where they put intrusive thoughts into words may reduce this risk.
Although exercise is often prescribed as a treatment for migraine, there has not previously been sufficient scientific evidence that it really works.
A new method for quickly identifying individual viruses and recognising how they bind to host cells may become a vital tool in the early control of winter vomiting disease and other virus-based diseases.
The US Secretary of Health recently supported a recommendation that all babies born in the US are to be screened for critical heart defects, before leaving hospital.
High blood pressure is a well-known risk factor for heart disease.
If either of your parents has a drink problem, there is a greater risk that you will consume more alcohol after stressful situations.
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