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Measles warning: New York in 'largest outbreak of recent history' – is the UK at risk?

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to some deadly complications, warned the NHS. The infection caused around 110,000 deaths around the world in 2017 – mainly children under five years old. New York state is currently in the middle of a measles outbreak that started in September. At least 160 people… Read More »

Moderate Drinking Is A Risk Factor For Atrial Fibrillation (STUDY)

Alcohol use is common nowadays, and excessive usage among individuals continues to be high. Excessive drinking is a recognized atrial fibrillation risk factor, and now researchers have shown that mild and moderate consumption is a modifiable risk factor of significance for atrial fibrillation. They demonstrated that regular and moderate consumption of alcohol averaging 14 glasses… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »