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# lancet - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Study finds sexual violence against women "endemic" in some countries
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Study finds sexual violence against women "endemic" in some countries

Feb 12th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,153 Views 17 Comments

The study revealed that an estimated one in 14 women worldwide have been sexually assaulted by someone other than their partner.

# lancet - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Global health inequality could be eliminated by 2035 — report
# Investment
# Investment

Global health inequality could be eliminated by 2035 — report

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,010 Views 7 Comments

An increase of €2.2 billion in Research and Development, combined with a shift in GDP calculations, could bring about the change “within a generation”.

# lancet - Friday 1 November, 2013

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's

Nov 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 6,793 Views 26 Comments

The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.

# lancet - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide
# Health
# Health

Strokes among younger people are increasing worldwide

Oct 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,168 Views 13 Comments

A major new study also shows that strokes caused by high blood pressure and unhealthy lifestyles were now to blame for over half of stroke deaths.

# lancet - Monday 14 October, 2013

This is how much cancer cost the EU in one year...
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

This is how much cancer cost the EU in one year...

Oct 14th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,858 Views 7 Comments

A major research project into the economic burden of cancer has thrown up some shocking numbers.

# lancet - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Scientists meet to discuss ending the world's AIDS pandemic
# Aids
# Aids

Scientists meet to discuss ending the world's AIDS pandemic

Oct 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,439 Views 29 Comments

The symposium next month will look at what can be done to achieve an AIDS-free world.

# lancet - Thursday 3 October, 2013

New drug can lower cholesterol by 57 per cent
# Health
# Health

New drug can lower cholesterol by 57 per cent

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 6,952 Views 62 Comments

A new class of drugs could replace statins, which have 30 million people prescribed to them.

# lancet - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

How lifestyle changes can reverse ageing
# Fountain Of Youth
# Fountain Of Youth

How lifestyle changes can reverse ageing

Sep 17th 2013, 6:15 AM 13,584 Views 11 Comments

Fancy stopping Father Time? Eat your greens and meditate, researchers say.

# lancet - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled
# Science
# Science

New test for drug resistant malaria unveiled

Sep 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,075 Views 4 Comments

A new test will cut down on the labour and time it takes to test for certain strains of malaria.

# lancet - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman
# Sexual Crime
# Sexual Crime

Nearly a quarter of Asian Pacific men have raped a woman

Sep 10th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,833 Views 47 Comments

A third of 10,000 men in the Asian Pacific region who had committed a rape said that they had done so to punish the woman.

# lancet - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows
# Risk Factor
# Risk Factor

Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows

Jul 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,230 Views 10 Comments

Researchers found that there was “no threshold below which there was no risk” in a major study of 300,000 people.

# lancet - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death
# Pain Killers
# Pain Killers

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death

May 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,653 Views 25 Comments

Research has also found that the size of these risks can be predicted.

# lancet - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Scientists identify early predictors for Huntington's disease
# Huntington's
# Huntington's

Scientists identify early predictors for Huntington's disease

May 9th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,576 Views 5 Comments

A new study shows that the results could be used in future drug trials for people who are gene positive for HD but who are not yet showing overt symptoms.

# lancet - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Fast food and alcohol companies ‘using similar strategies to tobacco industry’
# Health
# Health

Fast food and alcohol companies ‘using similar strategies to tobacco industry’

Feb 12th 2013, 7:05 AM 10,280 Views 13 Comments

A Lancet study advocates for regulation, saying that it is the only way to change transnational corporations.

# lancet - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Not enough radiotherapy machines to meet Ireland's cancer needs - study
# Radiotherapy
# Radiotherapy

Not enough radiotherapy machines to meet Ireland's cancer needs - study

Jan 24th 2013, 9:03 AM 4,832 Views 19 Comments

The Lancet study showed that there is a 4 per cent unmet need in Ireland.

# lancet - Thursday 13 December, 2012

People are living longer - but spending more time ill or injured
# Health
# Health

People are living longer - but spending more time ill or injured

Dec 13th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,460 Views 11 Comments

That is according to the largest ever study on global disease, which also shows that fewer children are dying every year from diseases such as malnutrition.

# lancet - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Breast cancer screening "reduces deaths, but over-diagnoses"
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

Breast cancer screening "reduces deaths, but over-diagnoses"

Oct 30th 2012, 3:10 PM 5,519 Views 9 Comments

Experts say that in some cases, women are diagnosed with tumours that would have remained undetected for the rest of their lives and which they would not have died from.

# lancet - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Study of one million women says giving up smoking can extend life for ten years
# Kicking The Habit
# Kicking The Habit

Study of one million women says giving up smoking can extend life for ten years

Oct 27th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,179 Views 28 Comments

The study published in The Lancet found that the earlier women give up, the more likely they are to not to see their lifespan cut by a decade.

# lancet - Friday 14 September, 2012

Study: Work stress linked to greater risk of heart disease
# Health
# Health

Study: Work stress linked to greater risk of heart disease

Sep 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,595 Views 1 Comment

A new study says that people with demanding jobs are 23 per cent more likely to experience a heart attack.

# lancet - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
# Contraceptives
# Contraceptives

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually

Jul 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,404 Views 9 Comments

Researchers say that increasing contraceptive use in developing countries has cut the number of maternal deaths by 40 per cent over the past 20 years.

# lancet - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
# Malaria
# Malaria

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research

May 22nd 2012, 1:50 PM 2,608 Views 5 Comments

Counterfeit anti-malaria medicines are contributing to deaths across the world and also leading to drug resistance – putting billions of people at risk – according to researchers.

# lancet - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells
# Broken Heart
# Broken Heart

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells

Feb 14th 2012, 9:51 AM 1,378 Views 0 Comments

A study by American doctors showed that scar tissue mass that occurred after a heart attack could be reduced after treatment with the patient’s own stem cells.

# lancet - Sunday 26 June, 2011

'Urgent need' for action as diabetes rate doubles in 30 years
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

'Urgent need' for action as diabetes rate doubles in 30 years

Jun 26th 2011, 10:31 AM 359 Views 8 Comments

The increase has been blamed on longer life-expectancy and western-style diets spreading across the world.

# lancet - Friday 20 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

May 20th 2011, 8:41 AM 2,719 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Holidaymakers warned to check their passports before they book their flights; paraplegic man walks again after pioneering treatment, and one of the world’s largest insurance companies rewards its top sales staff with a mass orgy.