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BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 30 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4805

Economic crisis hits people with mental health problems hardest: People with mental health problems have been “disproportionately” affected by the economic crisis, research from across Europe has found.2 Between 2006 and 2010 the unemployment rate for people without mental health problems rose from 7.1% to 9.8 %, but for people with mental health problems the increase was double (5.5%), with unemployment rising from 12.7% to 18.2%.

Almost all men now survive testicular cancer: Survival for testicular cancer has risen by almost 30% over the last 40 years, figures from Cancer Research UK has shown. …

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