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  Life   Health  29 Nov 2016

Life, Health, 29 Nov 2016

Comparisons with online friends may lead to depression

Negative comparison with others when using Facebook was found to predict depression via increased rumination.

29 Nov 2016 7:17 PM

Walking style can predict memory, thinking decline

Alterations in several gait parameters were associated with decline in memory, thinking and language skills.

29 Nov 2016 6:14 PM

1 in 7 with HIV in Europe unaware of infection

People who do not know they are infected cannot benefit from life-saving treatment, and can continue to transmit the virus to others.

29 Nov 2016 3:31 PM

Holocaust survivor raises concerns over far-right

Gertrude was 16 when she and her family were deported to the Auschwitz death camp. She is the only one to have returned.

29 Nov 2016 12:41 PM

Workload affects care quality, say 84% doctors

Many practices are being overwhelmed by rising patient demand, contracting budgets and staff shortages.

29 Nov 2016 12:09 PM


Tests detect brain damage despite mild concussion

Compared with men who weren’t in the NFL, the football players had higher levels of TSPO and greater changes in the brain’s white matter.

29 Nov 2016 8:36 AM

India an extraordinary paradox: Dr Fiona Godlee

The Research to Publication programme (RTOP) is part of BMJ’s commitment to building medical research capabilities around the world.

29 Nov 2016 3:25 AM

Women with big bums are healthier

Women with larger bottoms are more likely to have lower levels of cholesterol and produce more hormones to metabolise sugar.

29 Nov 2016 12:09 AM

Benefits of giving up meat

Going vegetarian can also lower your cholesterol and blood pressure.

29 Nov 2016 12:08 AM