Health & Medicine
A study of over 8,000 Korean workers shows that working long hours can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
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 has been shown to improve exercise capacity and muscle strength in prostate cancer survivors in a small randomized trial.
Measures to tackle air pollution in Taiyuan, China, are estimated to have saved the government more than US$621 million in healthcare costs.
A meta-analysis of almost 900,000 patients shows that being prediabetic significantly increases the risk of developing cancer.
A study comparing the genomes of MERS coronaviruses isolated from humans and camels suggests the zoonotic origins of the disease.
A systematic review suggests that auriculotherapy might be useful in managing the symptoms of chronic constipation.
Reducing the levels of the gene DP103 could help shrink tumors and make patients more amenable to chemotherapy.
Obese males in China earn less than their lean counterparts, survey shows.
A study shows that pain experienced by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients is linked to the defective production of opioid chemicals by immune cells.