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Less than half of Canadians exercise to relieve stress

Less than half of Canadians exercise to relieve stress

A research study out of McMaster University has found that only 40 per cent of Canadians exercise to cope with stress.

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A study led by the researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Research (IDIBELL), Isabel Fabregat, could serve to select patients…

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Researchers discover new gene responsible for…

A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans. The findings are published in the September issue of Genetics.

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Two Michigan high school students develop…

Two Michigan high school students, sisters Ilina and Medha Krishen, have developed screening tools using electronic stethoscopes to detect lung and heart disease. The sisters will present their findings at CHEST 2014 in Austin, Texas next week.

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