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  • How to detect early signs of mouth cancer

    How to detect early signs of mouth cancer0

    Mouth Cancer is on the increase. Unlike lung cancer or breast cancer, it’s the only major form of the disease that increases in incidence year on year, now accounting for more deaths in the UK than road traffic accidents or testicular and cervical cancer combined. Each year there are more than 8,000 new diagnoses resulting

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  • Five signs you might have iron deficiency anaemia – Health News IE

    Five signs you might have iron deficiency anaemia – Health News IE0

    We recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health News IE: Blood Health campaign. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of the Irish Independent newspaper and the content is available online at (www.healthnews.ie). Our article, written by Deborah Wyatt, one of our talkhealth Directors, features five common signs of iron deficiency anaemia, which

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  • Covering Climate Now – The Conversation signs up for a special week of climate change coverage

    Covering Climate Now – The Conversation signs up for a special week of climate change coverage0

    There is no bigger story than climate change and the threat it poses to life on Earth. Despite this, there have been several missteps in the media’s reporting on it over the last few decades. You may have seen “debates” on TV between climate scientists and sceptics who have little scientific background – the one-on-one

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  • Boffin behind NASA Mission Control signs off for final time • The Register

    Boffin behind NASA Mission Control signs off for final time • The Register0

    Obit Chris Kraft, who created the concept of NASA’s Mission Control, died yesterday aged 95. Born in Phoebus, Virginia, on 28 February 1924, Christopher Columbus Kraft joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) in 1945 following his graduation. Armed with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Kraft was a good fit for the organisation. Describing

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  • Smart speakers could spot signs of cardiac arrest

    Smart speakers could spot signs of cardiac arrest0

    Doctor Echo will hear you now ONLY A FOOL would currently entrust its life to the terminally dim Alexa, lest your shouts for help be interpreted as an urgent requirement for early Beatles on Spotify. But researchers from the University of Washington still see potential in always-listening devices, and have managed to train a system

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  • Diabetes – signs and symptoms and how to help with a hypo

    Diabetes – signs and symptoms and how to help with a hypo0

    Emma Hammett A qualified nurse, author and first aid trainer with over 30 years’ healthcare and teaching experience The facts One in 15 people in the UK have diabetes. This includes one million people who have Type 2 but haven’t yet been diagnosed. In the UK, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes. Worldwide

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