Population Health News
Long-term stress linked to higher levels of obesity
Feb 23, 2017 11:12AM
People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research by scientists at UCL which involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body’s response to stress.Read more...
Education does not protect against cognitive decline
Feb 22, 2017 11:27AM
A European-wide study published today in the journal Neuroepidemiology has found that whilst older people with a higher level of education have better memory function, it does not protect them from cognitive decline as they age.Read more...
E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study
Feb 07, 2017 10:37AM
E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine .Read more...
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