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Monthly Archives: February 2012

New estimates predict nearly 1.3 million deaths from cancer in the EU in 2012, but the rate of people dying from the disease is declining

New figures estimate that there will be nearly 1.3 million deaths from cancer in 2012 in the European Union (EU) – 717,398 men and 565,703 women. Although the actual numbers have increased, the rate (age-standardised per 100,000 population) of people … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 12:30 am
Posted in Cancer

Heart failure is associated with loss of brain cells and a decline in mental processes

Australian researchers have found evidence that heart failure is associated with a decline in people’s mental processes and a loss of grey matter in the brain. These changes can make it more difficult for heart failure (HF) patients to remember … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology
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