News tagged with consumers
A new study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined injuries to children related to amusement rides, which included ...
Pediatrics May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Experiencing nausea, headaches or other side effects from prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines? Researchers say tweeting about it or posting your concerns online could one day help alert drug companies and federal ...
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For millions of people around the world being sick doesn't mean making a trip to the local pharmacy for medicines like Advil and Nyquil. Instead it means turning to the forest to provide a pharmacopeia of medicines to treat ...
Medications Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Overdiagnosis poses a significant threat to human health by labeling healthy people as sick and wasting resources on unnecessary care, warns Ray Moynihan, Senior Research Fellow at Bond University in Australia, in a feature ...
Health May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Noting that consumers have little guidance to help them make informed choices about added sugar, Yale Rudd Center researcher Jennifer Pomeranz contends that putting more information about ...
Health May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When grabbing a coffee mug out of a cluttered cabinet or choosing a pen to quickly sign a document, what brain processes guide your choices?
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A new study at Karlstad University in Sweden shows that phthalates from PVC flooring materials is taken up by our bodies. Phthalates are substances suspected to cause asthma and allergies, as well as other chronic diseases ...
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Advertisers spend enormous amounts of time and money attempting to tailor their advertising campaigns to the needs of different demographic groups. After all, the concerns of first-year college students are going to be different ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Coca-Cola and Pepsi said Friday they have lowered levels of a chemical in caramel coloring to comply with a California law, but insisted the drinks pose no health risks and recipes will not change.
Health Mar 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
About five years ago, animal studies first revealed the presence of entirely novel types of oral fat sensors or receptors on the tongue. Prior to this time, it was believed that fats were perceived only by flavor and texture ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Several specific regions of our brains are activated in a two-part process when we are exposed to deceptive advertising, according to new research conducted by a North Carolina State University professor. The work opens the ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is considering tightening restrictions for the levels of arsenic allowed in apple juice after consumer groups pushed the agency to crack down on the contaminant.
Health Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many consumers mistakenly believe new prescription drugs are always safer than those with long track records, and that only extremely effective drugs without major side effects win government approval, according to a new ...
Medications Sep 12, 2011 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country and fireworks are a crowd favorite each year. While fireworks can be fun to watch, they also can be very dangerous.
Health Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Consumer is a broad label that refers to any individuals or households that use goods and services generated within the economy. The concept of a consumer is used in different contexts, so that the usage and significance of the term may vary.
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