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Four arrested in fans’ pub brawls leave people ‘unconscious’ and ‘covered in blood’

Four arrested in fans' pub brawls leave people 'unconscious' and 'covered in blood'

Four arrests have been made after a group of around 100 masked German fans attacked England fans in a pub near Wembley before Monday’s game. The build-up to the Nations League game was overshadowed by the incident outside the Green Man pub, an establishment frequented by fans before Three Lions games. There were some nasty …

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The blood test detects several cancers without clear symptoms, according to the study

Doctors have told health services to prepare for a new era of cancer screening after a study found a simple blood test could detect several types of cancer in patients before they develop clear symptoms. The Pathfinder study offered the blood test to more than 6,600 adults age 50 and older and detected dozens of …

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Blood of NASA astronauts shows signs of DNA mutations due to spaceflight and should be monitored

The researchers collected whole blood samples from the astronauts twice, ten days before the space flight and on the day of landing, as well as white blood cells that were collected only once, three days after landing.  Above: Official portrait of Expedition 45/46 long-duration astronaut Scott Kelly

Astronauts’ blood may show signs of DNA mutations after spaceflight, and so their cancer risk should be monitored, a new study reveals. Fourteen astronauts from NASA’s space shuttle program who flew between 1998 and 2001 on shuttle missions averaging 12 days took part in the study: 85% were men and six were on their first …

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High blood pressure: A sign to watch for when you’re standing: It could predict heart attack risk

High blood pressure: A sign to watch for when you're standing: It could predict heart attack risk

Although high blood pressure doesn’t show many warning signs, researchers have found one indication to watch out for. According to the study, published in the journal Hypertension, you should get a blood pressure monitor when you’re standing, as checking the reading during that time could help predict your heart attack risk. Although blood pressure is …

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Blood protein levels can signal risk of diabetes and cancer death, study shows

Doctors have identified a protein in their blood that they believe could serve as an early warning sign for patients at risk of developing diabetes and dying from cancer. Researchers from Sweden and China analyzed two decades of health records from more than 4,500 middle-aged adults in the Malmö Diet and Cancer Study. They found …

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