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2013-07-03 11:09:54

Diabetes is strongly associated with socioeconomic status (SES): low income, low education, and low occupational status are all linked to a higher risk for diabetes. Trying to understand the mechanisms underlying the association, Silvia Stringhini from the Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine in Lausanne, Switzerland and colleagues report in this week's PLOS Medicine that a substantial part of it appears to be attributable to chronic inflammation. "Taking together the evidence...

2013-06-27 12:04:25

People who believe that stress is having an adverse impact on their health are probably right, because they have an increased risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new research published online today (Thursday) in the European Heart Journal. The latest findings from the UK's Whitehall II study, which has followed several thousand London-based civil servants since 1985, found that people who believe stress is affecting their health "a lot or extremely" had double the risk of a...

2013-06-13 23:23:45

The Servcorp Singapore team will help raise money for Assisi Hospice at the Upcoming Charity Fun Day to be held on June 16th. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Singapore, SG: As a socially responsible company which focuses on helping people succeed in their businesses, Servcorp also aims to help people succeed outside of the workplace. Being actively engaged in community relations is something which Servcorp strives for which is why every year, the Servcorp Singapore team raises money for charity in...

2013-06-04 23:28:57

Flowering pots will brighten up the windowsills of senior citizens in a nursing home, and also gives the kids something to do. Create memories with loved ones and give a gift that will be cherished in between visits! Lebanon, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Over the summer there may be plans to take the kids to visit a loved one in a nursing home. Sometimes planning these visits can be stressful - especially since often the nursing home is quite a drive. A great idea is to bring a nursing home...

2013-05-15 23:25:29

Elsevier Australia´s new mobile app 'Clinical Cases — Fundamentals of Nursing' helps nurses test their understanding of clinical nursing fundamentals through mobile learning and revision. Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Elsevier Australia has launched the first app in its Clinical Cases app series: 'Clinical Cases — Fundamentals of Nursing'. A fun alternative study tool, this nursing app is purpose-designed for self-testing and easy revision. Student nurses...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.