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Brain cancer blood test can spot 1 in 5 tumours

Health & Wellness / 13 November 2019, 6:00pm / Daily MailA brain tumor is a collection, or mass, of abnormal cells in your brain. Picture: File London – Doctors could pick up signs of a brain tumour earlier thanks to a new blood test. The tumours often produce ambiguous symptoms, such as headaches or memory problems, and a scan…

Caring for socially complex patients: Perspectives and suggestions -Medical.net

High-need high-cost patients, many of whom are experiencing poverty, use a large portion of health care resources. Despite receiving more care, such patients often experience poor health outcomes. Teams providing intensive ambulatory care interventions were interviewed regarding how they view the work of serving socially and medically complex patient populations. Researchers conducted semi-structured, qualitative interviews…

The arts play an important role in improving well-being, according to a WHO report -Medical.net

A new report from the WHO Regional Office for Europe has concluded that engaging in art-based activities can significantly benefit health, both mentally and physically. Image Credit: By Vladyslav Starozhylov / Shutterstock.com The conclusion is based on the most comprehensive review of evidence to date, which references more than 900 publications worldwide, including 200 reviews…

The EU just approved a vaccine to prevent Ebola

Ervebo was first engineered by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the US Army more than a decade ago. In 2014, following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Merck acquired the rights to develop the vaccine.The “conditional marketing authorization” is a type of approval reserved for medicine that addresses unmet medical needs. It allows…

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