Smoking is strongly linked to lower use of cancer screening services by women, and more advanced disease once cancer is diagnosed, reveals research published in the online British Medical Journal Open.
Researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Queensland, Australia, have used nationwide cancer mapping statistics of their country to develop a new mathematical model so health professionals can further question patterns relating to the disease.
Russia said on Wednesday the first batch of its COVID-19 vaccine would be ready for some medics within two weeks and rejected as “groundless” safety concerns aired by some experts over Moscow’s rapid approval of the drug.
Sleep paralysis — a condition thought to explain a number of mysterious experiences including alleged cases of alien abduction and demonic night-time visits — could be treated using a technique of meditation-relaxation, suggested a pilot study.
The World Health Organization said that routine, non-essential dental work should be delayed until COVID-19 transmission rates drop sufficiently, cautioning against procedures that produce aerosol spray from patients' mouths.