Day: November 17, 2015

Going To Work When Ill Is Detrimental To Both Employees & Employers

Going to work when one is ill is actually a bad idea for the employer himself: the organisation pays the cost of low productivity when the performance of employees is compromised. Working when ill (‘presenteeism’) comes with negative effects on both the employee and the firm. Not only can the workers worsen their health, but

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Two Cell Clocks Associated With Ageing & Cancer Progression Discovered

Two cellular “clocks” that tick-tock synchronically with the process of ageing and the progress of cancer have been discovered by a team of researchers from the UK and the US led by scientist Michael Stratton. The paper, entitled “clock-like mutational processes in human somatic cells”, is published in the journal Nature Genetics. Michael Stratton and

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Energy Drink Linked With Increased BP & Stress Hormone Levels

Drinking around 0.5 litre of energy drink cause rises in blood pressure and stress hormones levels to a great extent, says a new study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2015 today. The scientific paper is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The apparent effects of energy drinks on blood pressure

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