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USC researchers show that men and women focus on different things when paying attention and are drawn away by different types of distractions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who last give birth at age 40 or older have a 44 percent decreased risk of endometrial cancer when compared to women who have their last birth under the age of 25, according to strong evidence in a new, international ...
Cancer Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A sobering new study by researchers from the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology finds that elder abuse in low-income Latino communities goes largely unreported. More than 40 percent of Latino elders ...
Health Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team led by a physician-scientist at the University of Southern California (USC) has created an experimental drug that reduces brain damage and improves motor skills among stroke-afflicted rodents when given with federally ...
Cardiology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A naturally occurring protein called TLR1 plays a critical role in protecting the body from illnesses caused by eating undercooked pork or drinking contaminated water, according to new research from the University of Southern ...
Medical research Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most people call it the "art" of persuasion, but public health researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) are trying to pinpoint the "science" behind social influence.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
You're minding your own business when a food craving suddenly hits, and if you just saw an image of a cupcake, or consumed a sugary soda, that may be no accident.
Health Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One in five short-stay nursing home patients sustains a fall after their admission, and certified nursing assistant (CNA) staffing is associated with decreased fall risk, according to a study in the Journal of the American Ge ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Pathological rage can be blocked in mice, researchers have found, suggesting potential new treatments for severe aggression, a widespread trait characterized by sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overreactions ...
Neuroscience Jun 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |
Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers and colleagues have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one's ...
Health May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new analysis provides a closer look at how much cancer patients value hope with important implications for how insurers value treatment, particularly in end-of-life care.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health insurance policies that shift costs to patients through higher co-payments may have serious unintended consequences for children, including less use of effective treatments and an increased number of hospitalizations, ...
Medications Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of researchers that includes a USC scientist has methodically demonstrated that a face's features or constituents more than the face per se are the key to recognizing ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (8) | 1 |
Scientists search for source of creativity: Calling it a 'right brain' phenomenon is too simple, researchers say
It takes two to tango. Two hemispheres of your brain, that is.
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A USC research team has pinpointed the source of a genetic disorder that causes life-threatening birth defects, which may allow doctors to quickly diagnose and better treat the disease.
Medical research Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |