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“Fidgeting ‘offsets unhealthy effects of sitting for long periods and may help you live longer’,” the Daily Mirror reports.
Coral Urine under Wood's LampSubscription
This patient presented with photosensitivity and a history of drug and alcohol use.
“British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe,” The Guardian reports.
“Arthritis drug could soon reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms after successful tests on mice,” The Independent reports. The drug – salsalate – may help regulate levels of the abnormal tau protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease, which could improve memory skills.
“One in three people born in the UK this year will suffer from some form of dementia in their lifetime,” Sky News reports. This is the stark finding of a report commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK and carried out by the private research institute the Office of Health Economics.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched a revised competence framework designed to help improve nursing care for people with liver disease.
Life expectancy has increased faster in England than many other developed countries, but inequalities between regions have also grown, according to a major study.
“Simple blood test … could predict if you’ll suffer dementia,” the Daily Mail reports.
Effects of long working hours and alcohol intakeSubscription
New evidence on link between working hours and use of alcohol suggests long hours increase likelihood of risky drinking, but results should be treated with caution
One in five older people who drink alcohol are consuming it at unsafe levels, according to a UK study, sparking calls for more focus on the issue in primary care.