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Intimate and Social Relationships Important for Older Adults in Assisted Living, Study Finds


Intimate and social relationships remain important for older adults residing in assisted-living facilities, according to a recent study.
7-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Georgia State Opens South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica


Dr. Stuart Jefferies, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, will lead a multi-institutional team in opening the South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica and installing and operating instruments that will...
29-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Amphetamine May Slow Rise of Body Temperature and Mask Fatigue to Enhance Endurance, Study Finds


Amphetamine may slow down the rise of temperature in the body and mask fatigue, which could allow athletes to run significantly longer but result in potentially dangerous overheating of muscles, according to a study.
29-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Many Primary Care Doctors Are Reluctant to Talk About Medical Errors, Study Finds


While most primary care physicians would provide some information about a medical error, only a minority would fully disclose important information about potentially harmful medical errors to patients, a new survey shows.
28-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Violence Against Children Costs South Africa $16.85 Billion Annually, Researchers Say

Violence against children in South Africa cost the nation R238.58 billion (equivalent to $16.85 billion in U.S. dollars) in 2015, Save the Children South Africa revealed at a press conference today (Nov. 23).
23-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Graduation Rates at Georgia State’s Perimeter College Rise 5 Percentage Points, Highest Increase in College History

Since the consolidation of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College last January associate degree graduation rates at Perimeter College have risen by 5 percentage points, the highest increase in the college’s history.
21-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Use Fruit Flies to Understand How Body Responds to Harmful, Cold Stimuli


The tiny fruit fly can help humans investigate the genetic and neural bases of detecting painful or harmful cold stimuli and offer intriguing, potential implications for human health, according to a new study.
10-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Common Food Additive Promotes Colon Cancer in Mice

Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods to aid texture and extend shelf life, can alter intestinal bacteria in a manner that promotes intestinal inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
2-Nov-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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