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States Need to Assume Greater Role in Regulating Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss and Muscle Building

Because of lax federal oversight of dietary supplements, which are marketed to adults and adolescents for weight loss and muscle building, but usually do not deliver promised results and can actually cause severe health issues, state governments...
24-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Mindfulness Protects Adults’ Health From the Impacts of Childhood Adversity

Adults who were abused or neglected as children are known to have poorer health, but adults who tend to focus on and accept their reactions to the present moment—or are mindful—report having better health, regardless of their childhood...
12-Sep-2014 4:30 PM EDT

Temple University Launches National Network to Evaluate Fatherhood Programs That Serve Low-Income Fathers

To evaluate fatherhood programs and learn how to best serve low-income fathers, Temple University and the Center for Policy Research has launched the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network.
10-Jun-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Chronic Sleep Disturbance Could Trigger Onset of Alzheimer’s


A new pre-clinical study by researchers at Temple University found that people who experience chronic sleep disturbance could face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
17-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Smellizing — Imagining a Product’s Smell — Increases Consumer Desire


Seeing is believing, but smellizing – a new term for prompting consumers to imagine the smell of a product – could be the next step toward more effective advertising. Researchers came to this conclusion through four studies of products most of...
19-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

CEOs Tend to Overstay Their Welcome, Hurting Firm Performance, New Study Finds


The longer CEOs stay in power – and a new study suggests most of them do, exceeding the optimal tenure length by about three years – the more likely chief executives are to limit outside sources of market and customer information, ultimately...
16-Dec-2013 4:00 PM EST

Philadelphia Surpasses U.S. Average in Rate of Global Innovation Connectedness

Philadelphia has reason to be proud: It outpaces the nation as a whole in terms of innovation connectedness. However, there is also some bad news: Philadelphia’s share of all U.S. innovative activity has dropped by half in 35 years.
13-Dec-2013 2:00 PM EST

Tumor-Suppressing Genes Could Play Important Role in Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer


The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
11-Dec-2013 10:00 AM EST

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