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‘Authentic’ Teachers Are Better at Engaging with Their Students

Teachers who have an authentic teaching style are more positively received by their students, according to new research published in the National Communication Association’s journal, Communication Education.

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Kidneys From Diabetic Donors May Benefit Many Transplant Candidates

• Patients who received kidney transplants from donors with diabetes had better survival compared with those who remained on the waitlist. • Patients at high risk of dying while on the waitlist and those at centers with long wait times may benefit the most from transplantation with kidneys from diabetic donors.

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Cellular Stress in the Brain May Contribute to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight shows that cellular stress in the brain may contribute to development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

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GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Big Data, genetic, Gene, BRCA, Brca 1/2, Cancer, Breast Cancer, NEJM

Preliminary Study Finds BRCA Variation May Work Alongside COMT Variation to Reduce Breast Cancer Incidence

George Washington University researchers, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, find through looking at genetic data sets of presumed cancer-free women who carry BRCA 1/2 variants, the co-occurrence of a rare COMT genetic variant in some women. This research outlines a strategy for looking at large genetic data sets for clues as to why a genetic carrier may never develop the associated diseases.

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Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons

Fathers with toddler daughters are more attentive and responsive to those daughters’ needs than fathers with toddler sons are to the needs of those sons, according to brain scans and recordings of the parents’ daily interactions with their kids.

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Change at Work Linked to Employee Stress, Distrust and Intent to Quit, New Survey Finds

At a time of change and uncertainty across the country, American adults who have been affected by change at work are more likely to report chronic work stress, less likely to trust their employer and more likely to say they plan to leave the organization within the next year compared with those who haven’t been affected by organizational change, according to a survey released by the American Psychological Association.

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Facebook Live Tech Talk: Join Us Discuss How to Stop Electronic Jamming!

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Join us for our live Facebook Tech Talk, on Thursday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m. EST., to discuss jamming and signal interference and its impact on first responders, their mission space and their standard operating procedures.

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American Psychological Association Criticizes White House Budget Proposal

The budget proposed by President Donald J. Trump threatens critical health, scientific research and education programs that contribute to the social safety net for millions of Americans, according to the American Psychological Association.

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Endocrine Society Opposes Severe Cuts to Public Health, Medical Research Funding

The Endocrine Society warned that the President’s proposal to slash $7.16 billion, or more than a fifth, of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) budget, and $1.2 billion from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would hinder progress toward needed medical treatments and advances in public health and disease prevention.







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