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Marital infidelity and professional misconduct linked, study shows
AUSTIN, Texas -- People who cheat on their spouses are significantly more likely to engage in misconduct in the workplace, according to a study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America . The researchers looked at the records of police officers, financial advisers, white-collar criminals and senior executives who used the As ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Human trafficking victims' unlikeliness to report crimes tied to police office...
Police are increasingly called on to combat crimes related to sex and labor trafficking. A new study sought to determine how the victims of these crimes are served by police. Based on researchers review of human trafficking investigations and interviews with police and service providers in three communities in Northeast, West, and South United States, the study concluded that victims of human trafficking often do not trust the police and rarely seek their ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Transgender women case study shows sperm production is possible but not certain
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2019 - Scientists at Magee-Womens Research Institute MWRI , collaborating with clinicians at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and UPMC Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh report two cases in which young transgender women attempted to recover their fertility after starting and stopping gender-affirming medications. The study, published today in Pediatrics , found that one transgender woman was able to produce viable sperm after a few months of d ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 5
Stature and education level of diabetic women to find those at risk of dementi...
A joint survey by researchers from the Universitat Aut 242 noma de Barcelona UAB and Benue State University BSU finds that short height and low education levels are characteristic traits of Nigerian women with type 2 diabetes showing early symptoms of dementia. This work points to the importance of childhood nutrition and education programmes, particularly for girls, in public health improvement strategies in Nigeria. A sustained programme addressing these ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
Banning tobacco sales to people under age 21 reduces smoking
New Haven, Conn. -- County- and municipality-level bans on tobacco sales to individuals under age 21 yield substantive reductions in smoking among 18- to 20-year-olds, according to a new study from the Yale School of Public Health. Published online in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research , the study examines how tobacco-21 laws affect smoking among 18- to 20-year-olds residing in metropolitan micropolitan statistical areas MMSAs , which are clusters o ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
Most deaths related to noncardiac surgery occur after surgery and after discha...
It s not the operating room that is risky for patients undergoing noncardiac surgery it s the recovery period. According to a large international study, only 0.7 of deaths in these patients occurred in the operating room, whereas 29 of deaths occurred after discharge from hospital. The study, which included patients at 28 centres in 14 countries, was published in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . Given that most deaths in adults undergoing noncar ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
DIY balloon pump takes microfluidics to the people
A simple pressure pump, made from balloons and nylon stockings, means more people in more places will be able to test water contaminants and blood samples. The ingenious device unveiled in the prestigious Lab on a Chip journal cost just 2 to make, yet works almost as well as its expensive and cumbersome lab counterparts. Pumps are used to make biological samples flow through microfluidic devices while their contents are identified beneath a microscope. Thi ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
With bitter foods, what you eat determines what you like to eat
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Introducing plant-based foods to a diet is a common-sense approach to healthy eating, but many people don t like the taste of vegetables, bitter greens, in particular. But give that broccoli a chance. Doing so won t just change your mind it will actually change the taste of those foods, according to a new University at Buffalo study. What sounds at first like a culinary parlor trick is actually a scientific matter based on specific proteins ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
These gut bacteria prevent mice from becoming obese -- what could that mean fo...
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a specific class of bacteria from the gut that prevents mice from becoming obese, suggesting these same microbes may similarly control weight in people. The beneficial bacteria, called Clostridia, are part of the microbiome -- collectively trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms that inhabit the intestine. Published online in the journal Science on July 25, the study shows that healthy mice ha ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
Interventions for type 2 diabetes successful across the genetic landscape
BOSTON - As the number of people with type 2 diabetes soared to 8.8 percent of the population by 2017, a growing public health movement has sought to know if tailoring dietary recommendations to specific genetic profiles might help reduce the risk of the disease in susceptible individuals. A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital MGH has now found that the quality of dietary fat consumed and the genetic risk of diabetes work independently ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
Ten-state program increases healthy eating and physical activity at child care...
WASHINGTON July 25, 2019 - Nearly 1,200 child care programs in ten states have improved their healthy eating and physical activity standards after participating in Nemours Children s Health System s National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives NECELC project, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results, published today in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease , show broad and sustainable improvements in best practice ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
Five or more hours of smartphone usage per day may increase obesity
As smartphones continue to be an inherent part of life and grow as a primary source of entertainment--particularly among young people--it leads to a decrease in physical activity. In a recent study presented at the ACC Latin America Conference 2019, university students who used their smartphones five or more hours a day had a 43 percent increased risk of obesity and were more likely to have other lifestyle habits that increase the risk of heart disease. It ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jul 29
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