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Excess weight before 50 increases risk of fatal pancreatic cancer

Researchers say excess weight before 50 years increases risk of dying of pancreatic cancer; smoking alone doesn't explain spurt   Excess weight before age 50 may...

Kids born after fertility treatments are not at higher cancer risk

Study debunks the idea that children born through assisted reproductive technology are more prone to cancer Children born after assisted reproductive technology (ART) do not...

People living with cancer four times more likely to commit suicide

  People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. In a study using...

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Celebrity fat-shaming increases negative attitude towards weight gain in women

Celebrity fat-shaming incidents increase womens’ anti-fat attitude, finds new study Celebrities, particularly female celebrities, are routinely criticized about their appearance, also called celebrity "fat-shaming". Although these...

Diabetes during pregnancy doubles risk of disease in children  

Children of mothers who had diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing diabetes before the age of 22 years Children of mothers who...

Hand hygiene initiative reduces hospital infections in Australia

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative reduced infections in 132 hospitals in the country Since its implementation in 2009, the National Australian Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI)...