Medical research

Long hours at the office could be killing you

UK employees have the longest working week compared to other workers in the European Union. But, despite the long hours, recent studies have shown this does not make the UK a more productive nation.

Ophthalmology

Impaired vision tied to perceived discrimination in older adults

(HealthDay)—Older adults with impaired vision are at increased risk for perceived discrimination, which in turn is associated with poorer emotional well-being, according to a study published online May 30 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media has limited effects on teenage life satisfaction

Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, used an eight-year survey of UK households (Understanding Society, part of the UK Household Longitudinal Study) to study how long teenagers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

People with happy spouses may live longer

Research suggests that having a happy spouse leads to a longer marriage, and now study results show that it's associated with a longer life, too. The study was published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

People with a sense of oneness experience greater life satisfaction

People who believe in oneness—the idea that everything in the world is connected and interdependent—appear to have greater life satisfaction than those who don't, regardless of whether they belong to a religion or don't, ...

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