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Physical Activity: Physically Demanding Jobs Shorten Men's Lives

Despite much evidence that getting lots of physical activity bodes well for long-term health when it's physical labor on the job, the opposite might be true. Researchers found that men whose jobs involve a lot of physical labor are 18% more likely to die prematurely than workers who sit at desks most of the day.

Robotic Exoskeleton Benefited the Disabled

Researchers have developed a worldwide pioneering robotic exoskeleton which, attached to a robotic wheelchair, helps people with varying degrees of disability carry out daily activities on their own, including eating, drinking or washing. The project, named "Adaptive Multimodal Interfaces to Assist Disabled People in Daily Activities" or AIDE, has been coordinated by UMH Systems and Automated Engineering professor Nicolás García and financed by the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme.

Clinical Research: LabConnect Collaborates With Symphony

LabConnect, LLC, a leading global provider of central laboratory and support services for biopharmaceutical, medical device and contract research organizations, and Symphony Clinical Research, a worldwide, innovative in-home clinical service provider, announced a strategic collaboration. The two companies have worked together on 17 studies over 12 years and will now focus on seamlessly integrating company services to support the clinical research industry.