The cancer survival lottery: More patients are surviving than ever but where you live can make a real difference

The cancer survival lottery: More patients are surviving than ever but where you live can make a real difference For men, biggest increase in survival was in colon and prostate cancerIn women, biggest leap in survival was seen in cervical cancer patientsBut patients still face wide variations depending on where they live By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:06 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:06 GMT, 18 April 2013 Cancer patients face 'wide and persistent' variations in survival rates depending on where they live, according to a new report.

Women cat owners are "more likely to kill themselves" due to higher chance of infection with parasite found in feline faeces

Women cat owners are 'more likely to kill themselves' due to higher chance of infection with parasite found in feline faeces Women infected with Toxoplasma gondii are one-and-a-half times more likely to attempt suicideThird of world's population is infected with parasite, which hides in cells in the brain and muscles, often without producing symptoms | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 3 July 2012 Female cat owners are more likely to suffer mental health problems and commit suicide because they can be infected with a common parasite that can be caught from cat litter, according to a study.