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5 Guidelines to Identify Those You Shouldn't Trust at Work
One of my colleagues recently commented, Nobody wants to hear about trust anymore. She s right. In some organizations, the word trust seems as out as politics. Relegated to being the elephant in the proverbial work-room, trust is being replaced by a more acceptable concept distrust . It seems everyone is happy to talk about distrust -- distrust of the media -- distrust of government -- distrust of those others in many us-versus-them differences. Stories of ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Sep 28
Can a pumpkin-shaped molecule bring a different ending to 'Breaking Bad'?
Speed, uppers, chalk, glass, crystal, or whatever you prefer to call them, can be instantly detected from biological fluids with a new portable kit that costs as little as 50. Scientists at the Center for Self-Assembly and Complexity, within the Institute for Basic Science IBS, South Korea , in collaboration with Pohang University of Science and Technology POSTECH , have devised the first methamphetamine and amphetamine sensor that can detect minute concen ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
ADHD may stop thoughts in their tracks
People with ADHD are known to have trouble staying on task, their attention drifting elsewhere. New research published in Psychological Science , however, suggests that their minds may not be wandering at all, but instead going 8230 blank. A wandering mind maintains a continuous train of thought, such as a daydream, that is simply unrelated to the task at hand. While any child can become distracted in this way, the study found that the minds of children wi ...
Psychological Science - Thu. Sep 28
The hormone that could be making your dog aggressive
For some dog owners, a leisurely walk can turn stressful the moment their canine companion sees another pup walking by. Dogs with what is known as leash aggression may bark, growl or lunge at other dogs during walks, setting the scene for a tense and potentially dangerous interaction. So why do some dogs lash out on the leash while others don t Hormones may be to partly to blame, according to new research led by the University of Arizona s Evan MacLean. Al ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
New study released on nontraffic injuries and fatalities in young children
Philadelphia, PA - Over the last couple of decades, significant reductions in vehicle crash-related child fatalities have been attributed to advances in legislation, public safety campaigns and engineering. However, less is known about nontraffic injuries and fatalities occurring primarily in driveways and parking lots to children in and around motor vehicles. A new Traffic Injury Prevention journal study, Unintentional Nontraffic Injury and Fatal Events T ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Achieving National HIV/AIDS Strategy targets would save lives, be cost effective
An analysis led by a team of Massachusetts General Hospital MGH investigators shows that achieving the treatment targets of the National HIV AIDS Strategy NHAS by 2020 not only would prevent hundreds of thousands of new infections and deaths but also would demonstrate excellent value. Their study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases , finds that meeting the NHAS goals - 90 percent of HIV infected individuals know their diagnosis, 80 percent of w ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Women with suspected HPV adverse effects more often suffered from psychiatric ...
New research from Aarhus University shows that women who are referred to an HPV centre more often have had psychiatric medicine prescribed or been hospitalised for psychiatric conditions up to five years before they received the vaccine. Research from Aarhus University shows that 29 per cent of the referred women over the age of 18 have been prescribed psychiatric medicine during the five-year period before the vaccination, while it is 17 per cent for HPV ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Delayed diagnosis, not gender, affects women's treatment for heart disease
Chicago, September 28, 2017 - Women with heart disease typically receive less complete surgical revascularization with arterial grafts than men do, but not because of gender bias. Instead, factors such as delayed diagnosis of coronary artery disease CAD in women may contribute to the differences in treatment, according to a new study published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery . It appears that by the time women present with heart disease, the ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Study suggests an answer to young people's persistent sleep problems
A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates high rates of sleep problems continuing through teenage years and into early adulthood - but also suggests a natural remedy. Dr. Yaqoot Fatima from JCU s Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health was associated with a study that tracked more than 3600 people from the age of 14 until they were 21. Just over a quarter of the 14-year-olds reported sl ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Researchers identify intriguing link between sleep, cognition and schizophrenia
More than 3.2 million Americans suffer from schizophrenia about 100,000 people are newly diagnosed every year. The disease includes a wide range of symptoms including visual and auditory hallucinations, cognitive problems and motivational issues. A key issue with the disease, and one that gets less attention than other symptoms, is cognitive problems. Many with the disease have trouble with learning and memory. For many, this is the first sign of the disea ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Expectant mother's elevated blood pressure raises child's risk of obesity
WASHINGTON--When expectant mothers have elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, it may raise their children s risk of developing childhood obesity, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism . Childhood obesity has become an international public health problem. An estimated 42 million children ages 5 and younger met the criteria for having obesity or being overweight, according to the World Heal ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
Researchers uncover the source of diabetic pain
A new King s College London study reveals the molecular basis of chronic nerve pain in diabetes. The findings in mice, published today in Science Translational Medicine , could one day lead to treatments which target the source of the pain. Around one in four people with diabetes develop a chronic pain condition induced by nerve damage, called painful diabetic neuropathy PDN , due to high blood sugar. Symptoms include prickling and tingling sensations as w ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Sep 28
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