Study finds physical, emotional abuse can dampen young adults’ earnings

Experiencing physical or emotional abuse in childhood can measurably reduce the wages of young adults, according to a study conducted in South Africa by an international research team, including Dr. Xiangming Fang of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. On average, the researchers found that child maltreatment was associated with a 12 percent loss of wages for […]

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Physical exercise improves the elimination of toxic proteins from muscles

A study published in Scientific Reports by researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil, in partnership with colleagues in the United States and Norway, shows that the lack of muscle stimulus results in a buildup of inadequately processed proteins in muscle cells and consequently leads to muscle weakness or wasting. This is a typical muscle dysfunction condition […]

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The Impact of Marriage on Physical Health

Marriage is viewed as simply a bond between two people who choose to spend their lives together (or at least most part of it). However, recent studies have shown how getting married may also have a positive impact on your physical health. Many recent studies have indicated how getting married can have a positive impact on our overall health Prevents […]

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Linear link for physical activity, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

(HealthDay)—There is a linear correlation for physical activity (PA) with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a study published online April 23 in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Anne E. Visser, M.D., from the University Medical Center in Utrecht, Netherlands, and colleagues recruited patients with incident ALS and controls from five population-based registers in three European countries (Ireland, […]

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