Tag Archives: STUDY

Australia’s smoking suburb hotspots: study

Neighbouring Hobart suburbs have garnered an unwanted title for being Australia’s worst localities when it comes to the number of smokers. About 40 per cent of residents in Bridgewater and Gagebrook in Tasmania smoke, data from health policy think tank Mitchell Institute at Victoria University reveals. This compares to the national average adult rate of… Read More »

Breast cancer study gets new insights from cloud-based approach

The American Cancer Society is using Google Cloud to empower its study of pathology images to find contributing factors for breast cancer and determine how best to prevent it. The cancer organization is using the cloud in a variety of ways, first to hold the massive high-resolution digital pathology images; to convert them to a… Read More »

Pursuing Life Goals May Protect Against Anxiety And Depression, New Study Suggests

What’s going on in a person’s life clearly impacts their mental health—but it’s also true that how you respond to these events also plays a big role in mental health. In this vein, a new study from Pennsylvania State University finds that the more one perseveres and sticks to life goals, and the more one is… Read More »