Weekly health news update: 3 November 2014

internationla health news November 2014

Top health stories this week: A single blood test to screen for several cancers is a step closer.

International health news

  • Single blood test for several cancers — Scientists working to create a single blood test which screens for several cancers are step closer to their goal.
  • Movember is back – Money raised in previous years by men growing moustaches to raise awareness of male cancers is helping research new tests for prostate cancer.
  • Catastrophe of global overpopulation – By 2100 the world’s population will be higher than previously thought, what does this mean for public health systems?

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