Research

Ill-Health Improves with Retirement

According to a recent study, all those employees who are used to working long hours in stressful jobs and fear that retirement might just make them unhappy; now can shelve their worries because giving up work can help you feel as much as ten years younger almost immediately.

Risk of Prostate Cancer Lowered via Regular Moderate Exercise - Study

Findings of a new study, published in the Journal of Urology, have revealed that men who incorporate some form of moderate exercise in their routines regularly lower their risk of developing prostate cancer, as well as aggressive tumors which grow rapidly.

Mental Health Problems in Workplace Costing Employers Over £28 Billion - NHS Report

A recent study has revealed that most employees suffering from small or acute mental health problems, like stress and depression, continue to work despite their condition, adversely affecting their productivity, costing employers million of pounds every year.

Painkillers having codeine can lead to addiction

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued warning regarding medicines containing codeine and dihydrocodeine as overuse of these medicines can lead to addiction.

Around 27 million packs of codeine-containing painkillers are sold every year in the UK. Study has shown that 30,000 people have become addicted to medicines containing codeine. Researchers fear that this number could be far less than actual number.

Queue-jump harmful for ADHD children in long run

It is believed that around one in 20 school children in Britain suffer from some degree of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Presently hyperactive children and those with attention-deficit disorders are allowed queue jump at theme parks. These children are given this privilege as they can’t cope with the stress of waiting.

A leading expert in hyperactivity disorders believes that 'queue-jump' is not helpful for these children in the long run. 

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