Work causes so much stress that it's become a global public health issue. Stress's impact on mental and physical health can also hurt productivity and result in economic loss.
Need to reduce work-related stress? It's a walk in the park
Gut microbes may play a significant role in the eating disorder anorexia, a new British study says.
Do gut microbes play a role in anorexia?
Australian scientists have raised questions over the efficacy of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in establishing herd immunity, calling for a pause on its widespread rollout as the country recorded one new coronavirus case on Wednesday.
Australian scientists raise doubts over AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine efficacy
In a major register-based study, scientists at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now demonstrated a connection between inferior physical fitness in young adults and elevated risk of the autoimmune disease psoriasis. For the male recruits to compulsory military training who were rated as the least fit, the risk of developing psoriasis later was 35 percent higher than for the fittest.
Low fitness linked to higher psoriasis risk later in life
Iran’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday the total number of coronavirus positive cases approached 1.3 million.
Iran coronavirus cases near 1.3m
The World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned that even as numerous countries start rolling out vaccination programs to stop COVID-19, herd immunity is highly unlikely this year.
UN: COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccines
Drinking several cups of coffee every day may be linked to a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, suggests a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Higher coffee intake may be linked to lower prostate cancer risk
An eye health charity in the UK is recommending people learn the "20-20-20" rule to protect their sight, as lockdown has increased people's time using screens.
Eyesight risk warning from lockdown screen time
A common parasite people get from contaminated water and undercooked meat may be associated with rare brain cancers, researchers reported Monday.
Parasite found in undercooked meat linked with risk of rare brain cancer

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