News tagged with sick leave

Warning: Your open-plan office can make you ill

Don't blame other commuters if you catch a cold this winter: blame the people who designed your office. According to a study published in the current issue of Ergonomics, workplace layout has a surprising effect on rates ...

Feb 25, 2014
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Childhood intelligence linked to long-term sick leave

(Medical Xpress) -- Individuals with better cognitive function in childhood are less likely to end up on long-term sick leave in adult life, according to new research by the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Sex differences in return to work for cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Significant differences have been identified in the return-to-work (RTW) process for male and female cancer survivors, according to research published online Jan. 28 in the Journal of Clinical On ...

Feb 01, 2013
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Rest versus exercise: Equally effective on lower back pain

Lower back pain due to Modic changes can be hard to treat and the currently recommended therapy of exercise and staying active often does not help alleviate the pain. Results of a trial, published in BioMed Central's open ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Unhappy work a pain in the back

(Medical Xpress) -- An international researcher based in Perth has found that workers who resign themselves to work in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than others with ...

Apr 23, 2012
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