Study: Bariatric surgery significantly reduces cancer risk for certain patients

Bariatric surgery can significantly reduce the risk of cancer—and especially obesity-related cancers—by as much as half in certain individuals, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Center for Liver Diseases and Liver Masses. The research, published in the journal Gastroenterology, is the first to […]

Most European countries ignore patients with severe mental illness in COVID-19 vaccine strategy

A survey by Europe’s main psychiatric and mental health patient organizations shows that only 4 out of 20 European countries prioritize COVID vaccinations for individuals with severe mental disorders (such as psychosis and mood problems), despite a wealth of scientific evidence showing that these patients are amongst the most at […]