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The news that lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in British women is being widely reported by the media.
‘Children from middle-class families are generally fatter than their poorer counterparts’, The Independent reports.
‘Eye gene discovery may end the need for glasses,’ is the somewhat optimistic headline in the Daily Express.
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“Being generous can give you more than a warm glow… it protects health and helps you live longer,” the Mail Online reports.
Lazy men who spend hours watching TV could be halving their sperm count, according to a number of newspapers.
There has been a dramatic fall in the number of children diagnosed with epilepsy over the last decade, according to a new study reported on by BBC News.
Short bursts of exercise, such as raking the lawn and climbing the stairs, are an excellent way of warding off health problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, the Daily Mirror and many global media outlets reported.
Almost all of the newspapers and their websites are leading with the news that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published draft guidelines recommending that women with a high risk of familial breast cancer should be offered preventative drug treatments.
“Immune system ‘booster’ may hit cancer,” BBC News reports. The headlines follow Japanese research where stem cells were used to clone and produce large numbers of a specialised type of white blood cell.