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Released: 18-Feb-2020 11:30 AM EST
Despite a marked reduction in the prevalence of dementia, the number of people with dementia is set to double by 2050 according to new Alzheimer Europe report
Alzheimer Europe

Today, at a European Parliament lunch debate hosted by Christophe Hansen MEP (Luxembourg), Alzheimer Europe launched a new report presenting the findings of its collaborative analysis of recent prevalence studies and setting out updated prevalence rates for dementia in Europe.

Released: 12-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST
ILR Study Could Help Unions Protect Workers’ Mental Health
Cornell University

During a three-year organizational restructuring at France Telecom that began in 2007 – which called for the downsizing of 22,000 employees, often based on ethically questionable methods – there was a wave of employee suicides. Published reports put the total number of deaths at 35. Virginia Doellgast, associate professor of comparative employment relations in Cornell University’s ILR School, examines the role unions played in the aftermath of those deaths.

Released: 29-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST
Third Reich's legacy tied to present-day xenophobia and political intolerance
Rice University

Who -- or what -- is to blame for the xenophobia, political intolerance and radical political parties spreading through Germany and the rest of Europe?

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Released: 24-Jan-2020 4:20 PM EST
FSU professor discusses Brexit and its consequences
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: January 24, 2020 | 3:35 pm | SHARE: On Jan. 31, after a national referendum, elections, negotiations and delays, the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union.The date marks the end of one political process and the beginning of another. When Brexit is official, the United Kingdom and European Union will begin negotiating a new  trading agreement.

Newswise: Helping the world understand, detect and treat a devasting genetic disorder
Released: 23-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
Helping the world understand, detect and treat a devasting genetic disorder
UC Davis MIND Institute

Fragile X syndrome is a debilitating genetic neurodevelopmental disorder that affects people worldwide, but many doctors don’t know anything about it, let alone have the resources to properly diagnose or treat it.

Newswise: Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences
Released: 22-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health announced today the publication of a series of articles investigating the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in healthcare decision making across the globe. The series, “HTA Around the World—Influences of Culture, Values, and Institutions,” appears in the January 2020 issue of Value in Health.

Released: 16-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST
Police platform patrols create 'phantom effect' that cuts crime in London Underground
University of Cambridge

A massive experiment that deployed regular police patrols on platforms in the London Underground has shown that four 15-minute patrols a day in some of the capital's most crime-ridden stations reduced reported crime and disorder by 21%.



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