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Research on the link between age and organizational leadership typically focuses on the difficulties encountered by older managers within a work setting. However, younger managers frequently face unique challenges of their own to being accepted as leaders by their employees. This is one of the main…
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How do cells avoid growing topsy-turvy, growing so your top, front, bottom and back all wind up on the correct side requires a good sense of direction at the cellular level? A research group has identified a familiar gene with an unexpected role in directing proteins around the cell.
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Scientists have found a new way to inhibit the growth of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB). Researchers havesaid the discovery held promise for the development of treatments.
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Taking advantage of genetic lineage tracing and tissue specific gene knockout technology, researchers found that part of liver vasculature is derived from endocardium in the developing heart.
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People are using brain-machine interfaces to restore motor function in ways never before possible - through limb prosthetics and exoskletons. Technologies to repair cognition have been more elusive. That's rapidly changing with tools -- from fully implantable brain devices to neuron-eavesdropping…
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In order to determine where bed bug outbreaks are occurring and the best way to prevent and control infestations, entomologists examined 2,372 apartments in New Jersey and looked at factors such as the age, race, and gender of the inhabitants.
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A compound found in red wine, resveratrol, reduces the risk of heart disease by changing the gut microbiome, according to a new study. Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in industrialized societies including the United States, and the incidence is growing in developing…
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The draw is huge: Play video games and get smarter. For the past decade, various groups have claimed that their programs do everything from staving off neurodegenerative disease to enhancing education and improving daily functioning. Absent from many of these claims has been neuroscientific…
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A new study investigates why employees' unethical behaviors may be tolerated versus rejected. Researchers conducted a total of three studies and surveyed 1,040 people -- including more than 300 pairs of supervisors and their employees.
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Injury death – including those due to intentional injury, with suicide most common, as well as unintentional injury, with motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) causing a majority – is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Postmortem examinations commonly test for blood alcohol concentration…
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Previous research on an apparent narrowing of the historical "gender gap" in drinking prevalence found that girls were more likely to start drinking before 18 years of age compared to boys. This research seeks to extend these epidemiological findings by estimating the fine-grained, age-specific…
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If mothers smoke during pregnancy, they influence the epigenetic programming of their unborn child's genetic make-up in the long term. This may give rise to an increased risk of the development of disease risks later in the child's life. Researchers discovered that these changes are not limited to…
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In the United States, prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) is the most common preventable cause of developmental delay. Animal studies have shown some of the adverse effects of PAE on placental development, but few studies have examined these effects in humans. This is the first study to examine the…
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Heavy drinking by students is common during the college years and is associated with potentially serious consequences. While student drinking tends to fluctuate throughout the calendar year, with marked increases during celebrations, most studies of the issue are limited to the academic year…
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International physical activity guidelines generally recommend 150 minutes a week of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity, but a critical review of the literature indicates that just half this level of activity may still lead to marked health benefits. They challenge physical activity…
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Mobility is a major issue for older adults, and researchers are working with colleagues across the United States to help keep seniors on their feet.
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Office workers can stave off health problems associated with sitting down all day by regularly exercising, a new study has found. The study further emphasizes the importance of physical activity in the promotion and maintenance of health.
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The unprecedented post-war European economic crisis which began in 2007 and the resulting fiscal austerity policies are generally considered to have had a negative impact on public health. A new study investigates the impact of the economic crisis on birth outcomes in Spain; specifically detailing…
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Plants use certain color pigments in order to convert light into energy by way of photosynthesis. They allow plants to gather light energy. This also works in a similar way for microbes, for instance cyanobacteria. The fact that a very large number of viruses are able to contribute towards pigment…
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Ethnicity, socioeconomic status and place of residence in the UK all influence the risk of breaking a bone, a new study has shown. Researchers undertook an analysis of the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink database and calculated the risk of an individual experiencing a fracture. They also…
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Patients treated with CMX-2043—an investigational drug that has previously shown some ability to protect heart muscle from damage during stenting—saw no improved protection in their kidneys compared to placebo, according to research.
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More patients hospitalized with acute liver failure -- often the result of acetaminophen overdose -- are surviving, including those who receive a liver transplant and those who don't, a new analysis shows.
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A national conversation about the evidence behind health care and health policy options is an 'ethical imperative,' but values conflicts are likely to arise. Scholars propose a way forward in a new article.
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Chronic lack of sleep and irregular sleep-wake cycles may be risk factors of Parkinson's disease, new work suggests. In an animal model, the researchers show that disturbances in circadian rhythm that exist before Parkinson's onset dramatically worsen motor and learning deficits brought on by the…
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People who attended Gamblers Anonymous gambled less often, showed increased readiness for change and enhanced coping skills, but appeared to fair better when Gamblers Anonymous was combined with other therapeutic approaches, a comprehensive review has found.
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