Numbers Don't Lie

Monday, October 31, 2005

Work stress can be good

You probably already guessed this - job stress is good for our brain, say doctors at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Germany. A study of 195 dementia patients and 229 healthy people suggests that those who work at less demanding jobs are about twice as likely to develop dementia as those with challenging jobs where they have some control.


Sunday, October 30, 2005

How many Chinese restaurants are there ?

40,000 Chinese restaurants are openned in US as of 2005, which is more than the number of McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King combined, reported by Chinese Restaurant News in 2005.


Who are in good health ?

Women age 80 and older are far more likely to say they'are in good health than younger women are, according to National Center on Woman and Aging