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Disadvantaged women at greater risk of heart disease than men

Disadvantaged women at greater risk of heart disease than men

Publication Global Health Research

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.

In the Aftermath of the National Children’s Study

In the Aftermath of the National Children’s Study

Global Health Publication Research

Is Large Birth Cohort Data Still a Priority?

Bending the blood pressure curve down: are we succeeding?

Bending the blood pressure curve down: are we succeeding?

Global Health Research Publication

Until just a few decades ago, raised blood pressure was regarded as a benign and natural process of ageing that did not warrant treatment.

New research routes for scientists trying to detect ovarian cancer

New research routes for scientists trying to detect ovarian cancer

Department Publication Cancer

Oxford University researchers have found a way to detect ovarian cancer early and identified an enzyme that is key in making ovarian cancer more deadly. Their results, published in two journals, provide new research routes for scientists trying to detect and beat the disease.

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing vascular dementia

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing vascular dementia

Publication Global Health Research

In a paper released today in the publication Stroke, Professor Kazem Rahimi of the George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, describes research findings that show heightened blood pressure increases the risk of developing vascular dementia by 62%.