Category list : Anatomy and physiology
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“Could a vaccine replace the need for daily statins?” asks the Mail Online.
“Slim adults with a ‘spare tyre’ of fat around their stomach have a twice as high mortality risk than those who are overweight,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
“A brisk 30-minute walk five days a week is more effective than any other form of exercise for keeping weight down,” The Times reports.
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“Having a filling can increase the risk of tooth decay in neighbouring teeth,” reports The Times. Researchers found evidence that, in some cases, fillings were more of a stop-gap than a cure for tooth decay – and could even actually contribute to the problem.
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“Scientists have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests,” BBC News incorrectly reports.
“Middle-aged people should curb their drinking to reduce their risk of developing dementia, new guidance suggests,” reports the Daily Mirror.
I remember being in my third and final year of my nursing degree fervently hoping that I would secure a job in an older adult community mental health nursing team.