One in four patients with secondary breast cancer had to visit their GP three or more times before they got a diagnosis, a survey suggests.
'Unacceptable' delays in diagnosing secondary breast cancer in UK
Countries across the globe are at risk of witnessing an HIV and tuberculosis (TB) “epidemic rebound” because of a decline in funding, experts have warned.
HIV and TB at risk of ‘epidemic rebound’ as funding gaps increase, MSF warns
The number of elderly people taking antidepressants in the UK has more than doubled in two decades — despite no increase in the numbers with depression.
Number of elderly on anti-depressants in UK doubles in 20 years
A recent analysis reveals that treatment of male breast cancer has evolved over the years. In addition, certain patient-, tumor-, and treatment-related factors are linked with better survival. The findings are published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
Study provides insights on treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer
Patients with cancer should receive a tailored exercise prescription to protect their heart, reported a paper published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Cancer patients who exercise have less heart damage from chemotherapy
In South Africa, 225 people are killed by heart diseases every single day. A sobering number indeed but on the positive side, up to 80 percent of heart diseases and strokes can be prevented, said Bianca Tromp, dietitian at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa.
80 percent of heart attacks, strokes can be prevented in South Africa
Depression occurs in 10 to 15 percent of pregnant women but it’s often misdiagnosed as symptoms are attributed to the pregnancy itself.
'Depression in pregnancy is common — it's a condition, not a weakness'
Doctors are warning of a new reason to avoid tick bites: They can give you a potentially deadly allergy to meat.
Tick bites can cause potentially fatal and permanent allergy to meat, medics warn
Most of us have bad skin at times — but what do those fine lines and blemishes say about our health?
Top dermatologist reveals what your skin problems say about health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported heart diseases as the leading cause of death, for both male and female in the US. Each year about 735,000 individuals suffer a heart attack in the country. Most heart issues do not always come with warning bells or obvious signs.
Four important heart symptoms nobody should ignore

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