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Physically demanding jobs raise heart disease risk for hypertensive women

Physically demanding jobs raise heart disease risk for hypertensive women


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Smart’ lens could predict risk of glaucoma progression

A new study reveals how a “smart” contact lens can help identify which patients with glaucoma – a leading cause of blindness – are most likely to experience disease progression.


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Could brain size predict risk of cognitive impairment?

disease and cognitive impairment can seriously affect a person’s ability to perform their daily activities, but only 45% of people with Alzheimer’s or their caregivers are told of their diagnosis. Now, a new study suggests larger brain size could herald a reduced risk of cognitive impairment, including dementia

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number of moles on right arm could predict risk of deadly skin cancer

The number of moles on one’s right arm could be used to predict the risk of melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – according to a new study by researchers from King’s College London in the UK.

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