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.
Smoking strongly linked to women's lower take-up of cancer screening services
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.
Study finds cancer mapping may solve puzzle of regional disease links
Older adults with diabetes are nearly three times as likely to develop pancreatic cancer than the general population, according to an analysis published by JAMA Oncology.
Diabetes increases risk for pancreatic cancer, study finds
People should not fear spread of COVID-19 in food, packaging: WHO
People should not fear spread of COVID-19 in food, packaging: WHO
Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that the coronavirus claimed the lives of 188 more Iranians from Tuesday to Wednesday, bringing the total death toll to 18,988.
Iran’s coronavirus death toll nears 19,000
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.
Russia says medics to get anti-COVID shots in two weeks, rejects safety concerns
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.
Meditation-relaxation therapy may offer escape from the terror of sleep paralysis
High cholesterol levels are troublesome as it means there is too much 'bad' cholesterol floating in the blood, which can result in serious complications.
Feeling this sensation in the feet and legs means cholesterol levels are too high
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.
WHO says delay routine dental work due to virus risk

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