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Young jobless males might expect poorer health in adulthood

A link between lack of work and health has been seen in Swedish men, even among those who later find employment.

New atlas of cancer survival could lead to new treatments

The new tool might help explain why some patients live longer with the disease than others.

Researchers are looking for young impotent men

Can acupuncture have as a potent an effect as Viagra and Cialis? Norwegian researchers want to know. First they have to get hold of some young men with erectile dysfunction who are willing to participate.

Obese kids stay fat after treatment

Is Norway’s approach to treating obese children failing? People who work with this group say that weight and BMI can’t be the only goal.

Stem cells could fix a damaged heart

A new clinical trial could benefit heart patients who do not have any other treatment options left.

Fewer compulsory admittances when home visits are made

A new study shows that persons with serious mental health and substance abuse problems less frequently require involuntary treatment or compulsory hospitalisations when followed up by a multidisciplinary team of social workers.

Devious bacteria can cause multiple cavities

Some people are prone to getting cavities no matter how much care they take in brushing their teeth. A particularly harmful caries bacteria can be their problem, according to a Swedish study.

Scientists identify glial cells as important factor in development of schizophrenia

The disease could develop due to damage to on a particular type of brain cell.

Young people in Denmark are becoming more and more stressed

The struggle for higher grades could be the main culprit.

Kids might get ADHD if their mothers have taken a lot of paracetamol

Heavy use of the common pain and fever reliever paracetamol during pregnancy could have an effect on the development of ADHD. Norwegian researchers found genetic changes among the offspring of women who took paracetamol at least 20 days of their pregnancies.

No health risk from scented products

Perfumes are in the clear.

International strategy to prevent suicides from pesticide poisoning is failing

Promoting safer household pesticide storage has no effect on preventing suicides.