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Wealthy childhood ‘increases risk’ of dying from asthma

But new research suggests that deaths from the respiratory disorder among children and younger adults in England was more common in affluent areas. One possible explanation is that cleaner homes increase the risk of childhood allergies. Some scientists think a lack of early childhood exposure to germs increases the chance of allergic diseases and that over-sanitisation might suppress the natural ...

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Rheumatoid arthritis pain: Five symptoms you should never ignore – are you at risk?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that usually affects the hands, feet and wrists, according to the NHS. It’s an auto-immune condition, which means the body’s immune system attacks the joints, mistaking them for invaders. Over time, the damage can impact the joint’s cartilage and bones. It’s still unknown why some people’s immune system attacks their joints, but it could ...

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Pancreatic cancer: Weight loss and combating diabetes can reduce your risk

Pancreatic cancer symptoms may only appear when the condition is already advanced, making the condition harder to treat. Currently, this cancer is the UK’s fifth biggest cancer killer, for which survival rates have not improved since 1970. According to the Office for National Statistics, less than seven per cent of people diagnosed with the condition are expected to live for ...

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Analysis: Economy Puts Farmers At Greater Risk Of Suicide

By Daryll E. Ray and Harwood D. Schaffer As we look toward the beginning of planting season for most of the country, the factors that determine the price they will receive in the coming crop marketing year are not under the control of individual farmers. An extremely hard freeze in the Ukraine, a drought in South America, or crop production ...

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Heart attack warning – avoid cooking with this oil or risk deadly heart disease

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency, and should be treated immediately, according to the NHS. A heart attack is caused by a lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart may become seriously damaged, and it may be life-threatening. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is a symptoms of coronary heart d… ...

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