Health

Vitamin D linked to low coronavirus death rate

A new study has found an association between low average levels of vitamin D and high numbers of COVID-19 cases and mortality rates across 20 European countries.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Where people burn out most during COVID-19

Research is identifying the regions where working adults are more likely to burn out during the COVID-19 crisis: The key is the distance to the epicenter—but not how you might imagine.

Medical research

Genetic changes associated with physical activity reported

Time spent sitting, sleeping and moving is determined in part by our genes, University of Oxford researchers have shown. In one of the most detailed projects of its kind, the scientists studied the activity of 91,105 UK Biobank ...

Health

Too much sitting raises risk for cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- If you spend most of your day sitting in front of the television or the computer, you may want to change your habits. A new study presented last week at the American Institute for Cancer Research Annual ...

Health

New hope for chronic pain sufferers

A new study by a University of Reading researcher has found that painful areas on our body can be controlled through the power of positive thinking.

Oncology & Cancer

The promise of particle beam cancer therapy

Accelerator physicists are natural-born problem solvers, finding ever more powerful ways to generate and steer particle beams for research into the mysteries of physics, materials, and matter. And from the very beginning, ...

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