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Young adult cancer survivor health studied

MUCH attention has been focused on the health of childhood cancer survivors, but a new study argues the same attention has not been given to young adult (YA) survivors.

Combating stigma needs work

WHILE health professionals have less stigmatising attitudes to people with mental illness than the general public, there is still work to be done in combating stigmatising attitudes among GPs, an Australian study has found.

Does pre-med school coaching affect students’ performance?

COACHING to improve a student’s chance of admission into medical school is increasingly common, but does it subvert the aims of the selection process or affect a student’s performance throughout the course?

Cocoa could help stave off cognitive decline

AN APPLE a day keeps the doctor away but two hot chocolates a day could help fight cognitive decline in older people, according to a study published in Neurology.

Smartphone ECG app a cheap way to screen for AF

Smartphone ECG app a cheap way to screen for AF

TRIALS of an ECG iPhone app have shown it is able to quickly, accurately and cheaply detect arrhythmias in patients, paving the way for cost-effective community screening for atrial fibrillation (AF).

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