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Liver Transplant: Age Alone Does Not Increase Risk

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[23/08/2007] Advanced age alone does not appear to be associated with the risk of death following liver transplant, according to a study.Liver Transplant: Age Alone Does Not Increase Risk - Read more

Surgery: Breast Implants Linked to Higher Suicide Risk

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[08/08/2007] The long-term risk of suicide is tripled for women who have undergone cosmetic breast implant surgery. Among those women there are also more deaths from alcohol or drug dependence.Surgery: Breast Implants Linked to Higher Suicide Risk - Read more

UK: Increase in Alcohol Related Emergency Care Visits

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[19/07/2007] The new licensing law, which allows alcohol to be available around the clock, has trebled the number of overnight visits to emergency care for alcohol related problems.UK: Increase in Alcohol Related Emergency Care Visits - Read more

Lifetime: Every Third Adult Reported Alcohol Problem

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[04/07/2007] About 30 percent of Americans report having some form of alcohol use disorder at some point in their lifetimes, including 17.8 percent with alcohol abuse and 12.5 percent with alcohol dependence.Lifetime: Every Third Adult Reported Alcohol Problem - Read more

Injuries: Human Bite Wounds 12 Times More Common in Men

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[22/06/2007] Men are 12 times more likely than women to sustain severe human bite injuries for which surgery may be necessary, according to a study.Injuries: Human Bite Wounds 12 Times More Common in Men - Read more

 
 
 
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