Diabetes

Increased work disability in diabetes due to comorbidity

(HealthDay)—Among individuals with diabetes, the increased risk of work disability is mainly due to comorbid mental, musculoskeletal, and circulatory disorders, according to a study published online Aug. 6 in Diabetes Care.

Health

Our jobs are making us sick

(Medical Xpress) -- New research at ANU has revealed that poor work conditions can adversely affect people’s health.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Arthritis, other chronic disease takes toll on work force

(HealthDay)—Among adults with one or more chronic conditions, those with arthritis appear much more likely than those without arthritis to have work disability, according to research published in the June 5 issue of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stress symptoms in midlife predict old-age disability, study finds

Nearly 30% of adult workers suffer from work-related stress, and it is commonly acknowledged that stress has damaging effects on individual's health. Recently published prospective cohort study by Dr. Jenni Kulmala and co-workers ...

Health

Improved staffing cuts medicare patient readmissions

(HealthDay)—Hospital nurses with good work environments who are caring for fewer patients have significantly fewer elderly Medicare patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction (MI), and pneumonia who are readmitted ...

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