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Social Coworkers Can Help Reduce Risk Of Diabetes Development
2013-05-09 14:03:29

A new study today from the Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Management has found that social support and improved work conditions can reduce the risk of diabetes in employees. Additionally, this study holds that they can use work conditions to predict the development of diabetes in healthy employees.

2013-04-23 10:33:09

Joslin scientists report significant findings about the location, genetic expression and function of human brown adipose tissue (BAT) and the generation of new BAT cells.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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