Smokings Toll on Health Is Even Worse Than Previously Thought, a Study Finds

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

However bad you thought smoking was, its even worse.

Type 1 diabetes: Women more likely to die

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Women with type 1 diabetes face a greater risk of dying from a range of diseases compared with men with the same condition, research suggests.

US Cancer Death Rates Have Fallen Significantly

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

There was a 22 percent decline in the average rate of all cancer deaths from 1991 (the year it peaked) to 2011, according to the American Cancer Society.

Lowest ever winter deaths recorded

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Last winter was notably warmer than in previous years and had a relatively mild flu season which contributed to the lower number of deaths.

Dementia is leading cause of death for women

Posted in Medicine on 29th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

The disease now kills more than three times as many women as breast cancer and thousands more than either heart attacks or stroke.