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The trust game: Measuring social interaction

...il a decision about trust occurred even before the latest interaction was completed. "This study has implications beyond economics or even interactions of this kind," said Montague, a professor of neuroscience at BCM. "We hope it can be used to better understand conditions such as schizophrenia and autism...

Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides

... used these SLAM products in turn to construct its latest update of the Hydro-geological Structure Plan (Piano di Assetto Idrogeologico or PAI), as required by Italian law. "The experience of being a SLAM end-user has been very positive," stated Dr Lorenzo Sulli of the Arno National Basin Authority. "Most ...

OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss

... of surviving the disease they are fighting." This latest research breakthrough is based on earlier studies that demonstrated how a receptor on certain brain cells -- called the MC4 receptor -- can influence metabolism and appetite. Previous research involving mice demonstrated that when this specific cell ...

Consumers with disabilities empowered by American Disabilities Act

... public transportation. A study publishing in the latest issue of the Journal of Consumer Affairs is the first to present the perspectives of people with disabilities regarding the effectiveness of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The study asks those for whom the policy was designed how well th...

Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships

...violent relationships. An article published in the latest issue of Family Relations discusses this model and the vulnerabilities that emerged from interviews with seven Black and twenty-one White women who suffered chronic abuse by male dating partners. "Rather than victim-blaming, studying women's vulnera...

Risky surgery not always necessary to treat cervical disease

...es. A review of these methods is published in the latest issue of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer . The standard treatment to date has been to surgically remove the infected tissue, which puts patients at risk for reproductive consequences and does not ensure that all infected tissue h...

RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level

... the link between eye movements and cognition. His latest research, in collaboration with the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), focuses on how deaf students process information in the classroom. Another project tracks how the human eye perceives high-speed motion on large-scale LCD monitors ...

Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk

...de risk for HIV-positive women in particular. This latest study is published in the March/April 2005 issue of Women's Health Issues. "Given that suicide is the fourth leading cause of death for women ages 15-44, there is a need for further research on risk and opportunities for prevention," said Andrea C. G...

Rural America vulnerable to bioterrorism and natural disaster threats

...r other schools of public health, has released its latest independent report highlighting rural preparedness challenges and concerns. Preparing for Public Health Emergencies: Meeting the Challenges in Rural America presents information and recommendations resulting from a conference that was held in St. P...

Hospitals may now be more willing to partner up with former adversaries

A study publishing in the latest issue of Health Services Research is one the few published evaluations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO). Focusing on patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, researchers found a...

Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier

...ter two months aground on a shallow seamount. This latest development poses a renewed threat to the nearby p... past the far end of the Drygalski ice tongue. The latest Envisat satellite image shows the two ice masses only a few kilometres apart. Mark Drinkwater of ESA...

Red wine protects the heart

New Haven, Conn.--A review article of the latest studies looking at red wine and cardiovascular health shows drinking two to three glasses of red wine daily is good for the heart, according to a Yale School of Medicine researcher in the Journal of American College of Surgeons. "The current consens...

Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children

... UK Medicines For Children Research Network is the latest step in the Department of Health's paediatric medicines strategy. The strategy aims to improve the development of children's medicines. The UK has been pushing hard for change in this area and negotiations are currently underway in Europe on proposed...

Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery

...astic surgery procedures in 2004, according to the latest statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The 5.6 million reconstructive procedures performed in 2004 include breast reduction and reconstruction, tumor removal, cleft lip and palate repair, burn care, hand surgery, as well as a host of...

Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000

...e risks. Refer to www.plasticsurgery.org for the latest information on plastic surgery procedures. Have Realistic Expectations: Ask your plastic surgeon questions about how the surgery will work for you: identify expectations and understand side effects and recovery time. Be Informed: Talk to patie...

Risk of cardiac death after radiotherapy for breast cancer has declined, study finds

...apy in the treatment of breast cancer and how this latest research shows that changes in radiation administration have affected mortality. "Radiotherapy is now used for very-good-prognosis invasive tumors and even for in situ breast cancers, for which life expectancy is almost equal to that of the general p...

Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans

...ng the highest, at 31.5 percent. According to the latest statistics from the American Heart Association, in 2002, 50,000 blacks died from coronary heart disease, which affects 7.4 percent of black men and 7.5 percent of black women, roughly five times the rates in the general population. According to Bec...

AACC and The Endocrine Society partner to promote patient education

...d States and Canada, Lab Tests Online reflects the latest thinking by the professionals who do the testing. An editorial board comprised of representatives from each of the participating partner associations, representing a range of expertise, reviews and approves content before it is added to the site. T...

HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK

...ransmission chains. The findings, published in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, also suggest that antiviral therapy has not had a significant impact on the growth of the epidemic and that changes in sexual behaviour have been more effective in slowing the spread of th...

ENDO 2005 - The Endocrine Society's 87th annual meeting

...ures more than 2,500 abstract presentations of the latest research in all areas of endocrinology. During the meeting, the Society also hosts several press conferences to highlight some of the most exciting research of the meeting. ENDO 2005 will take place in San Diego California from Saturday, June 4 thr...

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