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Health: Page 177

Lost memories could be restored
Lost memories could be restoredTuesday December 23, 2014 12:07PM ET
Alzheimer's patients who lose memories may be able to have them restored, according to research conducted at UCLA.
Poor sleep at home, terrible performance in the office
Worker stressMonday December 22, 2014 5:33AM ET
A new GCC Insights study, complied by international employee health and performance organisation Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), reveals that 1 in every 5 workers is sleep deprived, and that those who sleep poorly are 54% more likely to experience stress in their job.
Life expectancy around the world increases by more than 6 years
Life expectancyFriday December 19, 2014 6:01AM ET
Life expectancy around the world increased by 6.2 years between 1990 and 2013, according to a study published by The Lancet.
Antibiotics resistance could kill 10 million a year by 2050
AntibioticsTuesday December 16, 2014 4:11AM ET
A British government-commissioned review has found that resistance to antibiotics could account for 10 million deaths a year and hit global gross domestic product by 2 to 3.5 percent by 2050.
Hawaii is the healthiest state in U.S.
Hawaii healthMonday December 15, 2014 2:58AM ET
Americans' quality of life is under threat because of increasing rate of obesity and physical inactivity. It is still happening even when Americans developed in numerous key health metrics in 2014, according to the 25th Anniversary Edition of America's Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.
Wealth and power at heart of many mental disorders
RichThursday December 11, 2014 7:31AM ET
University of California, Berkeley, have linked inflated or deflated feelings of self-worth to such afflictions as bipolar disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, anxiety and depression, providing yet more evidence that the widening gulf between rich and poor can be bad for your health.
3.2 billion people at risk of malaria
MalariaTuesday December 9, 2014 5:54AM ET
Malaria killed about 453,000 children under 5 in 2013; 90 percent of deaths occur in Africa, says The World Health Organization (WHO).
UK calls women with uncomplicated pregnancies to have their babies at home
Babies at homeMonday December 8, 2014 3:00AM ET
Britain's National Institute for Health Care and Excellence issued new guidelines: It advises women with uncomplicated pregnancies to have their babies at home or in a birth center rather than in a hospital.
Why you should not be a friend to your offspring
Family relationsFriday December 5, 2014 8:54AM ET
Should you be a friend with your children? While at first it sounds nice and even "cool", this is a very bad idea that will create a lot of problems in the future.
Impact of malnutrition in U.S. $157 billion annually
MalnutritionFriday December 5, 2014 4:41AM ET
Even in food-abundant industrialized countries like the U.S., an alarming number of people, particularly seniors, are in a state of diseased-associated malnutrition.
Check email less to reduce stress
Checking emailThursday December 4, 2014 4:00AM ET
Is your inbox burning you out? A research from the University of British Columbia suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce psychological stress.
HIV virus is losing the war
HIV virusTuesday December 2, 2014 3:09AM ET
The rapid evolution of HIV, which has allowed the virus to develop resistance to patients' natural immunity, is at the same time slowing the virus's ability to cause AIDS, according to new research funded by the Wellcome Trust.
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