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Largest class survey reveals polarised UK society, rise of new groups

The largest survey of the British class system ever carried out has revealed a new structure of seven social divisions, ranging from an "advantaged...

The better off sleep better

Analysis of the early data from Understanding Society based on 14,000 UK households found that overall the best sleep was reported by people with higher levels of education and by married people. The type of work a person does also impacts on sleep...

ATS issues report recommending research priorities in treatment of sleep apnea

The American Thoracic Society has released a new official report recommending research priorities in incorporating ambulatory management of adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) into healthcare systems. The report identifies barriers preventing ...

UK youth are happy after all?

As part of the study, which will follow 40,000 UK households over a number of years more than 2,000 young people aged between 10 to 15 years have been asked how satisfied they are with their lives. The findings indicate there is little difference b...

Latest American Chemical Society podcast: Sewage plant waste water as a...

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 -- The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on the discovery that household sewage has far more potential as an alternative...

Fatty liver may herald impending Type 2 diabetes

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that individuals with fatty liver were five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those...

Maternal fructose intake impacts female and male fetuses differently

Chevy Chase, MD -- A recent study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a publication of The Endocrine Society, reports for the first time that maternal fructose intake during pregnancy results in sex-specific changes in fetal and neonatal en...

Latest American Chemical Society podcast: Don’t blame ‘the pill’ for estrogen...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 -- The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on a widespread public misconception about the estrogen hormones detected in mi...

Research uncovers a secret society connecting through the Internet

It can be a helpless and heartbreaking situation for families as they try to confront a family member with an eating disorder. What they may not know is that there's a society on the Internet that is dedicated to thwarting any recovery from this dan...

Higher volume reduces false positives in screening mammography

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Radiologists who interpret a high volume of mammograms may not detect more cancers but are better at determining which suspicious lesions are not malignant, according to a new study published online and in the April print edition...

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