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Autistic females face greater difficulty carrying out daily tasks, finds study

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Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organisation and other daily living skills, than boys, according to an analysis. The findings showed that girls were struggling more with these independence skills of executive function including the ability to make a plan, get organised, and… Read more »

Eating tomatoes every day may reduce risk of skin cancer, finds study

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If you love eating tomatoes, then here’s another reason to keep up the good habit. A recent study has found that eating tomatoes daily brings down the risk of skin cancer, especially in men, by half. Through a study conducted on mice, researchers explained how nutritional interventions can alter the… Read more »

Mental health, rather than physical, determines well being in old age, finds study

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A positive frame of mind, it seems, is even more important than the right diet. New European research suggests that psychosocial factors such as anxiety and depression may have an even larger impact on well-being in later life than physical health. The study, carried out by researchers from the Helmholtz… Read more »

Meningitis shot also offers some protection against gonorrhoea, finds study

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Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found a surprising side effect: the shots also offered moderate protection against gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted infection that is causing global alarm. The findings, published in The Lancet medical journal on Tuesday, mark the first time an immunisation has shown any… Read more »