The Working After Cancer Study (WACS): a population-based study of middle-aged workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer and their return to work experiences
- Unfit mid-lifters talk a good game but do little about it. // Occupational Health;Apr2010, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p7
The article reports on a survey conducted by the online service National Health Service (NHS) MidLifeCheck, which showed that although almost 50% of adults in Great Britain talk about living a healthy lifestyle, nearly 50% also claimed that they only talk about it but not actually doing it.
- Cancer survivorship and work: Symptoms, supervisor response, co-worker disclosure and work adjustment. Pryce, Joanna; Munir, Fehmidah; Haslam, Cheryl // Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation;Mar2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p83
Introduction: Recent improvements in cancer treatment have not only increased cancer survivorship but also peoplesâ€™ ability to work during and following treatment. However, the impact that both diagnosis and treatment has on cancer survivorsâ€™ ability to fully engage in paid work is...
- Poor Adult Health Created in Childhood. // USA Today Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 138 Issue 2777, p4
The article discusses a long-term study by researchers from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, on the effect of negative experiences, such as childhood abuse, neglect and economic hardship on their health in their middle ages.
- Sweet Side Effects. // Nutraceutical Business & Technology;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p6
The article focuses on chocolate or cocoa powder, which contains high levels of cocoa flavanols that can influence middle-aged individuals' brain performance.
- LONGITUDINAL, BIOMEDICAL STUDIES OF MIDLIFE AND ELDERLY MINORITY ADULTS: DESIGN AND OUTCOMES. Miles, Toni P. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p356
Prior to 1983 there were no large-scale, epidemiologic studies of health and aging which included minority participants. During the past 16 years to fill the need for better data on health and aging in a variety of groups, the National Institute on Aging has funded a number of minority focused...
- Move Your Body. OLIVER, JESSICA // Jacksonville Magazine;Sep2012, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p32
The article presents a study which reveals that continuous brisk walk, vigorous gardening, and daily housework can improve heart health of middle aged adults, as first published in the Circulation section of the journal "American Heart Association."
- Sixty really can be the new 45, says sports doc. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;8/28/2013, p13
The article offers the insights of sports doctor Chris Milne regarding the importance of regular exercise in reducing the decline of tissue function in middle-aged people.
- Apple a Day Keeps the Cardiologist Away. // USA Today Magazine;Feb2013, Vol. 141 Issue 2813, p14
The article discusses a study published in the "Journal of Functional Foods" about the ability of apples to decrease blood levels of oxidized low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol in middle-aged adults.
- Consuming alcohol can be beneficial but beware of hazards. JONES, TEDDY // Farmer-Stockman;Aug2011, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p38
The article presents the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption to the health of adults in the U.S.