heartbeat

Burnout linked to potentially deadly irregular heartbeat

"Vital exhaustion, commonly referred to as burnout syndrome, is typically caused by prolonged and profound stress at work or home, it differs from depression, which is characterised by low mood, guilt and poor self-esteem. Jan 15, 2020
Drinking

How parents can curb teenage drinking and driving

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that the protective effect of parental monitoring and teen awareness of parents' attitudes about alcohol lasted as much as four years after leaving high school. Jan 15, 2020
Smoking

Sad people more prone to become chain smokers

A team of researchers based at Harvard University discovered that sadness plays an especially strong role in triggering addictive behaviour relative to other negative emotions like disgust. Jan 14, 2020
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Lose tongue fat to improve common sleep disorder

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure the effect of weight loss on the upper airway in obese patients, the study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Jan 11, 2020