Weekly health news roundup: 25 August 2015

old drinker

Over 20% of OAPs are at risk from drinking too much

International health news

Health advice

  • Sharing household duties improves sex-lives – a US study has shown that couples’ satisfaction was improved when the father took an increased responsibility in child care.
  • OAP bingers – research has shown that one in five over-65s are regularly surpassing the weekly recommended alcohol consumption, putting them at “additional risk of confusion and falls”.
  • Parents ignoring mental health issues – a recent study has suggested that parents are overly concerned with alcohol and drug abuse among teenage daughters and are ignoring effects of cyber-bullying and self-harm.

Country health updates

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