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Article ID: 718952

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure in Chimney Sweeps; Disruption of Lipid Homeostasis in Neonatal Mouse Brains; and More Featured in September 2019 Toxicological Sciences

Society of Toxicology

Papers on the relationship between endocrine and renal findings in γ-secretase inhibitor Avagacestat studies and environmental exposure to phthalates during prostate development in rats are featured in latest issue of Toxicological Sciences.

Released:
13-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718846

SOT Statement on the US EPA Memorandum “Directive to Prioritize Efforts to Reduce Animal Testing”

Society of Toxicology

The SOT 2019–2020 Presidential Chain has released a statement in response to the US EPA Memorandum released on September 10, 2019, with the Subject Line “Directive to Prioritize Efforts to Reduce Animal Testing.”

Released:
11-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718143

Could Marriage Stave Off Dementia?

Michigan State University

Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age. On the other hand, divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to develop dementia, the study indicated, with divorced men showing a greater disadvantage than divorced women.

Released:
28-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Comparing Your House to Your Neighbors’ Can Lead to Dissatisfaction

Article ID: 717673

Comparing Your House to Your Neighbors’ Can Lead to Dissatisfaction

Iowa State University

Satisfaction with your home can depend on its size compared to your neighbors’ homes, according to new Iowa State University research. Daniel Kuhlmann, assistant professor of community and regional planning, found that people are more likely to be dissatisfied with their house if it is smaller than their neighbors’.

Released:
19-Aug-2019 3:20 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 717511

New Tools Help Detect Digital Domestic Abuse

Cornell University

A new clinical model developed by Cornell Tech researchers aims to respond systematically and effectively to the growing array of digital threats against victims of intimate partner violence. Working with the New York City Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, the researchers created and piloted a questionnaire, a spyware scanning tool and a diagram for assessing clients’ digital footprints.

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15-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members More Common Than Scams by Strangers

Article ID: 717476

Financial Abuse of Older Adults by Family Members More Common Than Scams by Strangers

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers identified financial abuse of older adults by family members as the more common than scams by strangers

Released:
15-Aug-2019 6:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 716943

Four Ways Binge-Watching Hurts Your Brain

Houston Methodist

Binge-watching your favorite television show might seem like a great way to relax after a long week, but spending hours on the couch can actually hurt your brain.

Released:
5-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Get the Dirt: ACI Launches ‘Exploration Clean’ 
Game to Teach Cleaning Chemistry

Article ID: 716643

Get the Dirt: ACI Launches ‘Exploration Clean’ Game to Teach Cleaning Chemistry

American Cleaning Institute

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) has enhanced and expanded its “Exploration Clean” online experience to further help teach middle-school students the science and chemistry behind cleaning.

Released:
30-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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