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Persistence of job insecurity linked to greater psychological distress in later life

Persistence of job insecurity linked to greater psychological distress in later life

The long-term threat of getting a pink slip is giving some older workers the blues. [More]
Tips to manage stress during holidays

Tips to manage stress during holidays

It's the holiday season, that stressful, hyperactive rollercoaster rush from Thanksgiving to New Years that hardly allows a moment for us to catch our breath. [More]
New discovery could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security

New discovery could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security

A new discovery at the University of Queensland could help reduce heart disease and boost nutrition security - the access to balanced nourishment - globally. [More]
Medical skin glue could be simple, cost-effective way to reduce intravenous drip failure

Medical skin glue could be simple, cost-effective way to reduce intravenous drip failure

Aussie researchers have found a new way to make one of the most common medical procedures in the world - placing drips or intravenous (IV) lines - safer, less painful and potentially more cost effective. [More]
UTHealth receives generous gift to support first-of-its-kind nutrition education program

UTHealth receives generous gift to support first-of-its-kind nutrition education program

Laura Moore, M.Ed., R.D., L.D., and her husband Don Sanders have donated $1 million to support a first-of-its-kind nutrition education program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. [More]
Honey profiling for impurities and falsifications

Honey profiling for impurities and falsifications

Without testing commercially available honey, it is impossible to guarantee that is safe, natural and authentic. This is because bees are free agents, they cannot be restricted to a specific region, or to a type of plant that you would like them to pollinate. [More]
Study finds high rates of marijuana use among Baby Boomers

Study finds high rates of marijuana use among Baby Boomers

The recent legalization of recreational marijuana (cannabis) use in California, Colorado, and Washington reflect the sweeping changes in the attitudes and perceptions towards marijuana use in the United States. [More]
New study links urbanization, DDT's slow decay to increase in mosquito populations

New study links urbanization, DDT's slow decay to increase in mosquito populations

Mosquito populations have increased as much as ten-fold over the past five decades in New York, New Jersey, and California, according to long-term datasets from mosquito monitoring programs. [More]
University of Leicester researcher reveals how new mothers turn to online support forums for advice

University of Leicester researcher reveals how new mothers turn to online support forums for advice

Many mothers are bypassing health services and turning to peer-to-peer support forums for advice and support as cuts are made to public funding, according to a researcher from the University of Leicester. [More]
Experts discuss ways to integrate whole genome analysis into clinical practice at Congenica webinar

Experts discuss ways to integrate whole genome analysis into clinical practice at Congenica webinar

Whole genome analysis – where all of a patient’s genes are screened for potential disease causing variants – offers the potential for a rapid, responsive NHS testing service. [More]
UK’s dental community offers enormous support for Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016

UK’s dental community offers enormous support for Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016

With Mouth Cancer Action Month 2016 having now drawn to a close, its organisers, the Oral Health Foundation, have hailed the impact that this year’s campaign has had across all areas of the UK’s healthcare industry. [More]
Rheumatology and arthritis societies call for more support to improve arthritis treatment in Wales

Rheumatology and arthritis societies call for more support to improve arthritis treatment in Wales

Rheumatology and arthritis societies raise concerns for arthritis services in Wales and call for more support to improve long-term patient outcomes. [More]
New study shows cardiac screening is cost-effective and must be offered to all young people

New study shows cardiac screening is cost-effective and must be offered to all young people

The Government has “got it wrong” when it comes to listening to the recommendations of its National Screening Committee regarding the implementation of a UK cardiac screening programme for your young people. [More]
ILC-UK urges change to eligibility guidelines to increase uptake of shingles vaccination

ILC-UK urges change to eligibility guidelines to increase uptake of shingles vaccination

Responding to the news of falls in uptake of the shingles vaccination, the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has urged a change to its eligibility guidelines. [More]
New research suggests only 12% of older Americans have dental insurance

New research suggests only 12% of older Americans have dental insurance

Only 12 percent of older Americans have some form of dental insurance and fewer than half visited a dentist in the previous year, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research on Medicare beneficiaries. [More]
Sleep deprivation increases crash risk among drivers

Sleep deprivation increases crash risk among drivers

Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. [More]
3D-printed organ models could aid individualized dosimetry in nuclear medicine

3D-printed organ models could aid individualized dosimetry in nuclear medicine

In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality images. [More]
Parenting education benefits all, mainly families from underserved populations

Parenting education benefits all, mainly families from underserved populations

Parenting education can improve the skills of every mom and dad and the behavior of all children, and it particularly benefits families from low-income or otherwise underserved populations, a new study from Oregon State University suggests. [More]
New study to explore link between sleep and chronic pain

New study to explore link between sleep and chronic pain

Washington State University will lead a study to understand the relationship between sleep and chronic pain, part of a nationwide effort to address the rising abuse of opioid pain relievers and expand the arsenal of non-drug treatment options. [More]
Lack of appropriate clothing can affect overall well-being of people with mobility disabilities

Lack of appropriate clothing can affect overall well-being of people with mobility disabilities

There are many important events in a person's life, including weddings, graduations, school dances and job interviews. The clothing industry has long profited from these events and the special clothing they require. [More]
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