News tagged with social isolation

Regular analgesic use increases hearing loss in men

In a study published in the March 2010 issue of The American Journal of Medicine, researchers determined that regular use of aspirin, acetaminophen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increases the risk of ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Health
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Social isolation worsens cancer

Using mice as a model to study human breast cancer, researchers have demonstrated that a negative social environment (in this case, isolation) causes increased tumor growth. The work shows -- for the first time -- that social ...

dateSep 29, 2009 in Cancer
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Intergenerational cohesion in Europe is strong

A new book presents evidence on how to reinforce social and economic inclusion in spite of population ageing. The findings are based on the latest data of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), a multidisciplinary ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Taking action for social change

What it means to be poor or vulnerable in today's society is not as obvious as it was a decade ago. The vocabulary of poverty in low income countries, traditionally expressed in 'one dollar a day' terms, no longer conveys ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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