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Caner Patients Face “Life or Debt” Choices

Cancer is a “life or debt” situation: 42% of new cancer patients exhausted their life savings in just 2 years (via TicToc).

How Exercise Might “Clean” the Alzheimer’s Brain

Hints at potential treatments for age-related dementia and memory loss

For the 50 million individuals worldwide ailing from Alzheimer’s disease, the announcements by pharmaceutical giants earlier this year that they will end research on therapeutics were devastating. The news is even more devastating considering projections that 100 million more people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease across the globe by 2050, all potentially without a medical means to better their quality of life.

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Rise in diabetes ‘to cause surge in heart disease and strokes’

Heart attacks and strokes in England are set to surge in the next 20 years as diabetes cases linked to lifestyle increase, a charity has warned.

The number of diabetics is projected to rise by one million by 2035, largely driven by more cases of type 2 diabetes and increasing rates of obesity.

This could lead to a 29% rise in heart attacks and strokes linked to diabetes, the British Heart Foundation said.

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