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May 9, 2013 (Tel Aviv University) — Work conditions can predict development of diabetes in otherwise healthy employees, TAU research finds.
Cases of type 2 diabetes continue to rise in the US. And while the development of the disease is more commonly associated with risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, and physical inactivity, research has shown that stress can also have a significant impact.
Now Dr. Sharon Toker of Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Management has
December 17, 2012 (Newswise) — When the heart works too hard, the brain may be to blame, says new Cornell University research that is changing how scientists look at high blood pressure (hypertension). The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in November, traces hypertension
September 30, 2009 (EurekAlert) - Less than half of men and women in Ontario who may be suffering from depression see a doctor to treat their potentially debilitating condition, according to a new women's health study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). What's more, many hospitalized for severe depression fail to see a doctor for follow-up care within 30 days of being discharged, and many head to hospital emergency departments for care.
September 29, 2009 (EurekAlert) - A study by Monash University researchers has shed new light on the microscopic antennas in the kidney that are involved in the organ's repair process.The work may be a crucial step towards a cure for polycystic kidney disease, a potentially fatal disease that affects more than one in 1000 people.The study, led by Dr James Deane a researcher at the Centre for Inflammatory Disease at the Monash Medical Centre, showed how kidney repair processes are controlled and helps
August 4, 2009 (Newswise) - Feelings of depression could be one reason patients fail to follow their doctors orders on exercising and eventually become less physically active, a new research review finds.Although past research shows that exercise improves chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, it also shows that patients with these conditions often suffer from depression.The new analysis evaluated 11 studies comprising some 20,000 patients. Eight studies reported that having symptoms of depress