Health

French watchdog sounds alert over chemicals in diapers

A French public health watchdog warned Wednesday about the risks of several chemicals found in disposable nappies, leading the government to demand that manufacturers withdraw them from their products.

Medical economics

Nearly 1 in 3 US physicians were born abroad

At a time when immigration is a hot-button issue, the American health care system is highly dependent on professionals born in other countries, an analysis of U.S. census data shows.

Health

Research explores why students choose to run

As thousands of runners take on Plymouth's half marathon, researchers from the University of Plymouth Occupational Therapy team have analysed what makes students engage with running.

Health

Workplace noise exposure affects cardiovascular risk factors

(HealthDay)—Hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and hearing difficulty are more prevalent among noise-exposed workers, according to a study published online March 14 in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

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