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Working Too Long Is Bad For Your Heart Working Too Long Is Bad For Your Heart
  • September 18th, 2014
  • A study of over 8,000 Korean workers shows that working long hours can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

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Working Too Long Is Bad For Your Heart

Working Too Long Is Bad For Your Heart

A study of over 8,000 Korean workers shows that working long hours can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

China’s Worrying Diabetes Epidemic

China’s Worrying Diabetes Epidemic

Studies show that one in four diabetics worldwide reside in China and half the population is prediabetic, a grave situation that urgently needs to be addressed.

Caffeine Could Help Cancer Survivors Reach Exercise Goals

Caffeine Could Help Cancer Survivors Reach Exercise Goals

Caffeine has been shown to improve exercise capacity and muscle strength in prostate cancer survivors in a small randomized trial.

Clean Air Halves Health Costs In Chinese City

Clean Air Halves Health Costs In Chinese City

Measures to tackle air pollution in Taiyuan, China, are estimated to have saved the government more than US$621 million in healthcare costs.

Prediabetes Increases Cancer Risk By 15%

Prediabetes Increases Cancer Risk By 15%

A meta-analysis of almost 900,000 patients shows that being prediabetic significantly increases the risk of developing cancer.

MERS Likely To Have Come From Camels

MERS Likely To Have Come From Camels

A study comparing the genomes of MERS coronaviruses isolated from humans and camels suggests the zoonotic origins of the disease.

Ear Acupuncture Might Ease Constipation

Ear Acupuncture Might Ease Constipation

A systematic review suggests that auriculotherapy might be useful in managing the symptoms of chronic constipation.

New Marker & Therapeutic Target For Breast Cancer

New Marker & Therapeutic Target For Breast Cancer

Reducing the levels of the gene DP103 could help shrink tumors and make patients more amenable to chemotherapy.

Obese Men Face Wage Discrimination In China

Obese Men Face Wage Discrimination In China

Obese males in China earn less than their lean counterparts, survey shows.

Defective Immune System Causes IBS Pain

Defective Immune System Causes IBS Pain

A study shows that pain experienced by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients is linked to the defective production of opioid chemicals by immune cells.