Over the last 28 years, pet owners in Australia have favoured smaller pedigree dogs with shorter and wider heads. Research published in Canine Genetics and Epidemiologysuggested that the popularity of dogs with short, wide heads could be used to predict the prevalence of diseases typically associated with this head shape, such as the pug and bulldog, as these breeds commonly suffer from breathing difficulties, skin and eye conditions, and digestive disorders.
This was a global news story, widely reported in regional and national news outlets in Australia, such as Sydney Morning Herald; The Huffington Post; and The Canberra Times. It was also picked up by the mainstream press in the UK, reported by The Guardian, The Timesand Daily Mail; and covered online by Asia Today and seoul.co.kr in Korea.
Infertility and hormonal fertility treatments may influence the amount of dense tissue in the breast, a risk factor for breast cancer, according to a study involving 43,313 women. The findings published in Breast Cancer Research suggested that infertile women might have an increased breast cancer risk.
This was reported by Onkologie in Sweden; Daily Mail and Medical News Today in UK; Chennai Online and The Times of India in India;ABC in Spain; Big News Network in United Arab Emirates; MedSci in China; SciMex in Australia; and Life Zette and Image Technology Newsin US.
To support the Multiple Sclerosis Trust’s Awareness Week 2016, the ISRCTN registry is exploring what’s new in the world of multiple sclerosis-related clinical trials, and taking a look at some of the innovative studies in the registry.
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