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Why Award-Winning Employers Fail to Promote Gender Equality?
Multinational corporations MNCs can be a potential agent for change where best practices identified in one country typically, the home country is transferred to another country e.g., foreign subsidiaries . This is particularly important within the context of diffusing gender equality practices to regions where gender equality is lacking. However, research has shown that even MNCs from countries with a strong reputation for promoting gender equality have po ...
Psychology Today - Fri. May 13
Moby and Existentialism: It’s All in the Family
When Richard Melville Hall was born in 1965, he had an impressive family legacy his great-great-great-great-uncle was none other than Herman Melville, the famous author of Moby Dick , which eventually inspired Hall s nickname, Moby .
Psychology Today - Fri. May 13
Patients with coeliac disease should receive pneumonia vaccine
Researchers have found that patients with coeliac disease are at high risk of acquiring pneumonia if they haven t received the pneumococcal vaccine. When comparing 9803 patients with coeliac disease and 101,755 controls, the rate of pneumonia was similar however, there was a 28 increased risk of pneumonia in coeliac disease patients who were unvaccinated compared with unvaccinated controls. This increased risk was limited to those younger than 65, was high ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 13
American Cancer Society report assesses progress against goals set for nation
ATLANTA - May 13, 2016 -A new report assesses how the nation fared against the ambitious challenge goal set by the American Cancer Society to reduce the cancer death rates by 50 over 25 years ending in 2015. The report finds areas where progress was substantial, and others where it was not. The report, appearing in the American Cancer Society journal, CA A Cancer Journal for Clinicians , says the best improvements were seen in cancers for which prevention, ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 13
Study: Symptoms of 'chronic multisymptom illness' may be common in Iraq, Afgha...
In a Veterans Affairs study of more than 300 enlisted Army National Guard and Army Reserve members who had deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, a majority reported symptoms consistent with a condition known as chronic multisymptom illness CMI . The data were collected a year after the soldiers returned home. The results suggest that deployment to these conflicts could trigger symptoms consistent with CMI. The ailment presents as a combination of medically unex ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 13
Obesity on the rise in Indonesia
Obesity is on the rise in Indonesia, one of the largest studies of the double burden of malnutrition in children has revealed. Affecting many low and middle-income countries, the double burden of malnutrition describes the prevalence of both under nutrition and over nutrition in the same place at the same time. It can have a devastating impact on individuals and economies. The existence of this growing health problem in Indonesia is confirmed by researcher ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 13
Disrupted REM sleep can derail memory formation
A new study in mice provides direct causal evidence that rapid eye movement or REM sleep helps to consolidate memory in the brain. The link between REM sleep and memory has been long been considered by scientists, but the transient nature of REM sleep, along with the ethical concerns of experimentally depriving humans of REM sleep, make it difficult to study. To get a closer look at what happens in the brain during REM sleep, Richard Boyce and colleagues u ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 13
Rapid eye movement sleep: Keystone of memory formation
For decades, scientists have fiercely debated whether rapid eye movement REM sleep - the phase where dreams appear - is directly involved in memory formation. Now, a study published in Science by researchers at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute McGill University and the University of Bern provides evidence that REM sleep does, indeed, play this role - at least in mice. We already knew that newly acquired information is stored into different ty ...
EurekAlert - Fri. May 13
Adult ADHD: 7 Tips to Energize Your LIfe
Adult ADHD 7 Tips to Energize Your Life
Psychology Today - Thu. May 12
How to Let Go
When people marry, they are usually convinced to make it through thick and thin, immune against divorce and an unhappy marriage , even though two out of five couples will separate and only 30 will enjoy a happy marriage. 1 Most people, that is about 80 of us, have an optimism bias when it comes to personal success and attributes. 2 Naturally, feelings of disappointment hit us hard should things turn sour in spite of our hopes. How do we return to our sweet ...
Psychology Today - Thu. May 12
Risks of heart attack, stroke may outweigh benefits of calcium supplement
With the highest reported risk of hip fractures in the word, Norway has good reason to consider the benefits and risks of calcium supplements. The challenge is that too little calcium and vitamin D in your diet leads to an increased risk of osteoporosis and broken bones, which taking supplements has been shown to help prevent. However, some studies have also shown that taking supplemental calcium may also increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. We c ...
EurekAlert - Thu. May 12
What the Disneyland measles outbreak of 2014-15 can teach us about how stories...
WASHINGTON May 12, 2016 --New research published Wednesday in the journal Vaccine revealed a key factor for what it takes to make an article about vaccines go viral including a clear bottom-line message explaining the meaning of vaccination. David Broniatowski, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering at the George Washington University, led the study. The results of this study on news articles posted during the Disneyland meas ...
EurekAlert - Thu. May 12
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