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Study shows shorter people are at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Short stature is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes).Tall stature is associated with a lower risk, with each 10cm difference in height associated with a …

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Covert bullying higher among young girls with disabilities

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new South Australian study has found a serious problem of covert bullying in schools, particularly in relation to girls with disabilities. The work, led by University of South Australia researcher Dr. Anna Moffat, reveals that 57 percent of girls with disabilities in upper primary school …

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Multiple-birth infants have higher risk of medical mixups in NICU

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Multiple-birth infants had a significantly higher risk of wrong-patient order errors compared with singletons in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. The higher error rate was due to …

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