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Stress at Work Very Unlikely to Cause Cancer

Work-related stress is not directly linked to the development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers, but can cause other contributing factors, according to a new study published on bmj.com

Around 90 per cent of cancers are linked to environmental exposures and whilst some exposures are well recognised (such as UV radiation and tobacco smoke), others are not (psychological factors such as stress). (more…)

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Working More Than 11 Hours Increases Chances For Heart Attack By 2/3

Those who spend more than 11 hours at work increase their chance of having a heart attack by two thirds, according to a new study.

Researchers from University College London say the risk is so great that GPs should ask patients what hours they work along with how much they drink or smoke. (more…)

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