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Women who return to work after having children slow their memory decline by 61 per cent

Returning to work after having a baby could help mothers beat memory loss and keep memory sharp in old age ‘Participating in the paid labour force’ keeps women ‘mentally stimulated’  ‘Waged employment’ also comes with ‘financial and social benefits’ Alzheimer’s may be more common among poor and socially-isolated people  By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health Reporter… Read More »

Worldwide estimates suggest that nearly 1 in 2 children with cancer are left undiagnosed and untreated

A modelling study published in The Lancet Oncology journal estimates that there are almost 400,000 new cases of childhood cancer annually, while current records count only around 200,000. The new model makes predictions for 200 countries and estimates that undiagnosed cases could account for more than half of the total in Africa, South Central Asia… Read More »