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Only 1 in 10 suicide prevention apps cover all the recommended strategies, study finds

Most (93 percent) mobile apps for suicide prevention and depression management do not provide all the six suicide prevention strategies that are commonly recommended in international clinical guidelines, a study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found. International guidelines from the U.K., U.S. and the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommend six evidence-based

Vaping 'could be WORSE than smoking for lung disease', study finds

Vaping is just as likely as smoking to cause persistent lung infections ‘because e-cigarette vapour causes bacteria to become more harmful’ E-cigarette vapour containing nicotine caused harmful bacteria to form, grow  Researchers found it had similar effect on bugs as traditional cigarette smoke  Warn devices could be even more harmful as users take deeper, longer

Study finds WeChat program helps recovery of heart disease patients

Patients recovering from life-threatening coronary heart disease who received rehabilitation through WeChat experienced a better recovery than those having standard care, new Curtin University-led research has found. The research, published in The Lancet Digital Health, recruited 312 patients with coronary heart disease from a hospital in Shanghai, China, and measured the effectiveness of a smartphone-based

Mummy study finds people have had bad cholesterol for centuries

Mummy study finds bad cholesterol and heart disease are NOT modern problems – and struck even young people centuries ago Heart disease is a top killer of modern humans – especially in the Western world   Obesity and sedentary lifestyles are largely blamed  New University of Texas took scans of five mummies that lived hundreds of