Blog | Monday, September 22, 2008

Medical news of the obvious


Four items that need no explanation or comment:
  • People who have steady, dependable jobs are more mentally healthy that those whose jobs may be in jeopardy, according to a new WHO report.
  • Women who binge drink are at greater risk of unsafe sex, according to the journal Alcoholism.
  • Women who are bulimic in pregnancy are more anxious and depressed than pregnant women without eating disorders. At least in Norway.
  • People with a family history of cancerous brain tumors are at higher risk of developing those tumors than people with no family history, Neurology reports.