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Cancer in the under 50s is rising, globally – why?

Siobhan Glavey, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences We know what we need to do to reduce our risk of getting cancer, right? Wear SPF, stop smoking, avoid processed foods, keep fit, lose weight and get enough sleep. But what if much of what causes cancer has already happened in our early years, or worse still, before we were …

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Domestic abuse and mental health remain taboo subjects for many Sikhs – with deadly consequences

shutterstock. Nicola Palmieri Harjinder Kaur-Aujla, University of Birmingham; Christopher Wagstaff, University of Birmingham, and Kate Lillie, Keele University The suicide of Mandeep Kaur caught the attention of people around the world. Kaur, a woman of Sikh heritage from Utter Pradesh in northern India and living in the US, posted a video on social media that later went viral, in which …

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Psychedelic drugs: how to tell good research from bad

James Rucker, King’s College London Research with psychedelic drugs has made a dramatic comeback amid a heady mix of softening societal attitudes, the lure of commercial opportunity, misgivings about the “war on drugs”, and the desire to develop new ways to treat mental health conditions. So you might have read in the media that there’s a new study which shows …

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Four health conditions linked to gum disease

Early symptoms of gum disease include red, swollen gums, and bleeding when you brush or floss your teeth. Creative Cat Studio/ Shutterstock Christine Bryson, Anglia Ruskin University Gum diseases are among the most common chronic human diseases, affecting between 20 to 50% of people worldwide. They happen when plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, builds up on teeth. The earliest …

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نتائج واعدة لتجارب الخلايا الجذعية في اليابان

الأبحاث التي تدور حول استخدام الخلايا الجذعية المستحَثة متعددة القدرات لأغراض علاجية ظفرَتْ بتمويل حكومي سخي. سمريتي مالاباتي   يمكن للخلايا الجذعية المستحَثة متعددة القدرات أن تتحول إلى أي نوع من الخلايا. Credit: Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library ظهرت في الآونة الأخيرة مجموعة نتائج إيجابية من التجارب الأولى التي بحثت إمكانية استخدام الخلايا الجذعية المعاد برمجتها في إصلاح الأعضاء المصابة. وتقول …

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Struggling to make friends as an adult? Why you should try looking to older generations

fizkes / Shutterstock Catherine Elliott O’Dare, Trinity College Dublin While loneliness can strike at many points throughout our lives, there are times when it is especially acute. Big transitions like leaving university, changing jobs or moving cities can make us feel isolated and socially excluded from the people around us. You can listen to more articles from The Conversation, narrated …

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Blasphemy in Nigeria’s legal systems: an explainer

Amina Ahmed, wife of Mubarak Bala, recently convicted of blasphemy, displays her husband’s photo in Abuja, Nigeria. Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images AbdulRazzaq A. Alaro, University of Ilorin A court in Kano, northern Nigeria, recently convicted an atheist for making social media posts it found to be blasphemous against Islam. After a lengthy trial, Mubarak Bala pleaded guilty and was …

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