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The number of cases of progressive massive fibrosis, the most severe form of black lung disease, has been increasing dramatically among coal workers and...

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Healthcare access and quality improved globally from 2000-2016 due in part to large gains seen in many low and middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa...

In a new take on the exercise truism ‘use it, or...

Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body's large, leg muscles to the brain as it does...

Evening use of light-emitting tablets may disrupt healthy sleep — Sci…

A new Physiological Reports study reveals that evening use of light-emitting tablets can induce delays in desired bedtimes, suppress secretion of melatonin (the hormone...

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Astronauts go through many physiological changes during their time in spaceflight, including lower muscle mass and slower muscle development. Similar symptoms can occur in...

Can weekend sleep make up for the detriments of sleep deprivation...

In a recent Journal of Sleep Research study, short, but not long, weekend sleep was associated with an increased risk of early death in...

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People in centenarians' close social networks are often not aware of their thoughts on end-of-life issues, a new Journal of the American Geriatrics Society...

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Despite a fall in prescription numbers for low-value treatments, the overall cost of prescribing these items in English primary care has risen, according to...

Analysis of 150k claims shows health, cost upsides — ScienceDaily

Patients with low-back pain are better off seeing a physical therapist first, according to a study of 150,000 insurance claims. The study, published in Health...

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