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Brain Receptor Cell Could Be New Target for Alzheimer’s

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Blocking a key receptor in brain cells that is used by oxygen free radicals could play a major role in neutralizing the biological consequences of Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers at Temple University.
18-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Researchers Target Diet to Reduce Chronic Disease in Asian Americans

Asian Americans are at a high risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart attack and stroke because are under a misconception that their diet is healthy and not a risk factor for these chronic diseases.
8-Oct-2014 11:35 AM EDT

Researchers to Examine Using Autonomous Vehicles to Improve Traffic Flow

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With autonomous vehicles entering our roadways as soon as with the next decade, researchers are developing strategies for the future use of autonomous vehicles in improving traffic flow.
8-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

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

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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

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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

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