LOOKING AFTER THE ELDERLY

The service, Watch over my parents (Veiller sur mes parents), was launched last year. Customers – often in their 50s and living in major cities – pay from €20 (£18) a month for postal workers to visit their parents living alone far away. Visits can be weekly or more regular, with a report delivered to the family and an option of a 24-hour helpline and alert system. … More LOOKING AFTER THE ELDERLY

BREAST CANCER RISK CAN LAST TEN YEARS AFTER THERAPY

Breast cancer: Menopausal hormone therapy risks ‘bigger than thought’ Louise says she won’t stop taking HRT despite the risk of breast cancer. By James Gallagher, Health and science correspondent, BBC News The increased risk of breast cancer from menopausal hormone therapy lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a major report suggests. The researchers at … More BREAST CANCER RISK CAN LAST TEN YEARS AFTER THERAPY