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Poorer teen mental ability linked to as much as tripling in stroke risk before age of 50

Associations held after factoring in diabetes and limiting age of first stroke up to 40 Assessments beyond traditional stroke risk factors now needed, suggest researchers ...

Private school and/or ‘higher status’ university education linked to better mid-life health

Alongside level of education reached, institution type may also be influential say researchers  A private (fee-paying) school and/or a ‘higher status’ (Russell Group*) university education ...

Pedestrians may be twice as likely to be hit by electric/hybrid cars as petrol/diesel ones

Risk greater in urban areas, finds study of casualty rates in Great Britain 2013-17 Mitigation of this hazard needed amid phase-out of fossil-fuelled vehicles, urge ...

Fatal police shootings of unarmed Black people in US more than 3 times as high as in Whites

Overall fatal shooting rate not budged in 5 years; ‘public health emergency’ say researchers The rate of fatal police shootings of unarmed Black people in ...

2020-10-28T10:18:07+00:0028 October 2020|Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, Press release|
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