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New study suggests fair division of chores leads to better sex life
Looking for more and better sex If you re a man, you might consider doing the dishes once in a while. A new study out of the University of Alberta reveals that couples enjoyed more frequent and satisfying sex for both partners when men made a fair contribution to housework. The same study also found there s no relationship between the amount of housework male partners completed and the sexual functioning of a couple. The new study contradicts a widely repo ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 3
Study examines bacterial susceptibility to antibiotics used to treat gonorrhea
Although gonorrhea susceptibility to the antibiotic cefixime has been improving in recent years, suggesting a halt of a drift towards antibiotic resistance, data for 2014 indicates a worsening of susceptibility, according to a study in the November 3 issue of JAMA . Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease that, if untreated, can cause a number of reproductive and general health complications. Treatments for gonorrhea have been repeatedly jeopard ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 3
Selective Media Coverage May Cause Us to Forget Certain Health Facts
The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak are likely to influence what we remember about the disease 8212 new research suggests that the same mass media coverage may also influence the facts that we forget. The findings , published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , indicate that personal anxiety and mass media coverage interact to determine what people remember about a dise ...
Psychological Science - Tue. Nov 3
Why CEOs are Committed to Diversity Management?
Efforts to integrate an increasingly diverse workforce have evolved from anti- discrimination e.g., Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Equal Employment Opportunity Act to diversity management . Private sector employers are credited for voluntarily engaged in managing for diversity and inclusion because it is an economic imperative. Indeed, research suggests that diversity management is good for business because firms can attract the best talents across dif ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 30
5 Ways Mentally Strong People Conquer Self-Doubt
Insecurity kills more dreams than lack of talent does. Believing things like I ll never get promoted or I can t compete with the other businesses will turn your self-doubt into a self-fulfilling prophecy. All of us experience self-doubt sometimes, no matter how confident we are. But, mentally strong people don t let self-doubt prevent them from reaching their goals . Here s how to keep self-doubt from holding you back. 1. Embrace a little self-doubt. Don t ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 30
Can the Experience of Awe Open the Mind?
Awe is a profound and uncommon emotion. People have claimed that intense experiences of awe can change a person s life in important ways, although to what extent this is true is not well understood. People high in openness to experience are more prone to experiencing awe than others. This might be because awe-like experiences can induce a need to reconsider one s normal way of thinking about oneself and the world, particularly when one experiences somethin ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Oct 30
HIV/AIDS deaths are down in South Africa -- But most are still unacknowledged
October 29, 2015 - After peaking in 2007, AIDS mortality in South Africa has decreased with the widespread introduction of effective antiretroviral therapy, according to updated estimates published in AIDS , official journal of the International AIDS Society . AIDS is published by Wolters Kluwer . But HIV AIDS remains the leading cause of death in South Africa, according to the new research by Debbie Bradshaw, MSc, DPhil, of the South African Medical Resea ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 30
UTMB researchers help discover simple, affordable diagnostic kit for chikungunya
A novel and affordable diagnostic test for chikungunya will soon be available thanks to the work of researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in partnership with a commercial lab. Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness that while not often deadly causes severe, incapacitating and often chronic joint pain, is spreading throughout the Americas. It can be difficult to diagnose and most tests available now are expensive and challenging ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 30
Kids meals, toys, and TV advertising: A triple threat to child health
Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2015 -- Fast food companies advertise children s meals on TV with ads that feature toy premiums, and it has been suggested that the use of these toy premiums may prompt children to request eating at fast food restaurants. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics , researchers found that the more children watched television channels that aired ads for children s fast food meals, the more frequently th ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 30
Low-fat diet not most effective in long-term weight loss
Researchers conduct a systematic review of randomized clinical trials comparing the long-term effectiveness of low-fat and higher-fat dietary interventions on weight loss The effectiveness of low-fat diet on weight-loss has been debated for decades, and hundreds of randomized clinical trials aimed at evaluating this issue have been conducted with mixed results. Researchers from Brigham and Women s Hospital BWH and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Hea ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 30
Study: Count your bites; count down the pounds
Forget counting calories. The next new diet trend could be as simple as counting bites. A new study from BYU health science researchers found people who counted bites over a month s time lost roughly four pounds--just about what the CDC recommends for healthy weight loss. Those in the pilot test counted the number of bites they took each day and then committed to taking 20 to 30 percent fewer bites over the next four weeks. Participants who stuck with the ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 30
New enzyme therapy shows proof of concept as treatment for cocaine overdose
ORLANDO, Fla. Oct. 29, 2015 -- A long-acting enzyme that rapidly and safely metabolizes cocaine in the blood stream is currently being investigated in animal models as a possible treatment for cocaine overdose. This research is being presented Oct. 29 at the 2015 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, the world s largest pharmaceutical sciences meeting in Orlando, Fla. Oct. 25-29. The National Survey on Drug U ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Oct 30
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