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Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »

Why is diabetes rising in the population

Nature and causes of trends in male diabetes prevalence, undiagnosed diabetes, and the socioeconomic status health gradient. Among individual-level risk factors identified in the critical review, our analysis suggests that the presence of other conditions, such as the aging population, obesity, hypertension and prediabetes could contribute to explain the increase in prevalence of type 2… Read More »