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Working long hours linked to higher diabetes risk

Working long hours linked to higher diabetes risk — if the job is low paying and has low status

The increase in risk was observed even after taking into account such diabetes-related risk factors as age, obesity, physical inactivity, smoking and shift work.

Woman meditating

People who meditate can more easily control a computer with their minds, U study finds

The findings could have major implications for people who are paralyzed or who have a disabling neuromuscular disease, such as cerebral palsy or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Skirt size a better predictor of breast cancer risk than body mass index

Skirt size is a better predictor of breast cancer risk than body mass index

A new study has found that women who gain a skirt size each decade after their mid-20s are at increased risk of developing breast cancer after menopause.