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Flawed' behaviour units 'should become academies' BBC News education correspondent The report says society faces a "heavy price" if excluded youngsters receive a poor education Referral units for disruptive pupils who have been removed from
U.S. physicians should screen for colorectal cancer in average risk adults at age 50 and older and high risk adults at the age of 40, new guidance advise. The American College of Physicians issued a new guidance statement Monday for colorectal cancer
A pill that makes alcoholics want to drink less has been developed by scientists for the first time, a conference has been told. The drug is thought to work by blocking mechanisms in the brain that give alcoholics enjoyment from drink and so helps
Dr Adams said a minimum price for alcohol would deter binge drinking A ban on the sale of alcohol below cost price, due to be introduced in April, will have a "limited impact" on overall alcohol pricing, new research claims. The Newcastle University
More than 30 percent of cancers can be prevented by lifestyle changes, the World Health Organization said Friday, on the eve of World Cancer Day. Among key risk factors for cancer are tobacco and alcohol consumption, a diet low in fruit and vegetable
Mature medical students come from a more varied background than their undergraduate Contemporaries. ... Suggested Topics A new government campaign is to warn drinkers that consuming two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples
Suggested Topics The number of men dying as a result of alcohol mostly liver disease increased in 2010...Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that a total of 8,790 people died of alcohol-related causes in 2010, 126 more than in 2009.
Cancer of the colon and rectum (colorectal cancer) has overtaken cervical cancer as the second most common cancer among Malaysian women. Assoc Prof Datuk Dr Fuad Ismail said the cancer, which is the most common type among Malaysian men, had
Alcohol consumption patterns in the UK are apparently out of control, as certain members of parliament (MPs) have suggested new drinking guidelines for the nation. Citing dated standards last updated in the 1990s that suggest daily drinking maximums.
Text Size MPs recommend at least two drink-free days per week. (Photo: Reuters) At least two alcohol-free days per week should become the norm for people who like a drink, according to a report by MPs. The drink-free days are recommended in an