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Long work hours raise risk of heart disease


September 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80 percent, researchers say.The warning follows analysis of 12 studies dating back ... Read more...

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Depression peaks in those living alone


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 23 (IANS) The number of people living alone has not only doubled over the last three decades, thanks to the breakdown of the family system, but they are ... Read more...

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Bored with jobs, women find solace in eating


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) If your craving for chocolate or a biscuit gets the better of you, then it is time to look for another job. Women who are over-worked, ... Read more...

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‘Sense of coherence’ affects workers’ responses to merger


February 8th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Employees with a strong sense of coherence have a more positive response to workplace changes resulting from a merger, suggests a new study.Led by Krista Pahkin, of the ... Read more...

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Poor work ability linked to faster deterioration of health


February 1st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): A study has shown that poor work ability in midlife may be associated with an accelerated deterioration of health and functioning in old age.In a 28-year follow-up population-based ... Read more...

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Sleep disturbances increase work disability risk


October 26th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study, conducted by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in collaboration with the universities of Turku and London, has revealed that sleep disturbances increase the risk ... Read more...

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Working overtime raises heart disease risk


May 12th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Clocking in overtime may adversely affect a healthy heart, says a new study.The results, from the long-running study following more than 10,000 civil servants in London (UK): the ... Read more...

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Poor team spirit ‘raises risk of depression’ among employees


April 9th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Difficult co-workers and awful working atmosphere leads to poor team spirit, which, in turn, increases the risk of developing depression by more than half, according to a Finnish ... Read more...

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Long hours put workers at dementia risk


February 25th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Long working hours can raise the risk of dementia, a new study has warned.Whats more, extreme tiredness and tension could be as harmful for the brain as ... Read more...

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Unstable workplace may up employees heart attack risk


October 24th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): An 18-year study from Finland has revealed that predictable workplaces are healthy because when employees feel ambiguous about their role in the organization and there is a ... Read more...

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