News tagged with science issues
From soup to nuts, supermarket shelves teem with products trumpeting their reduced-salt status. Not in the cheese cooler, though.
Health Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at The University of Queensland have been documenting the lives of mothers and their children over 30 years to uncover what role genetic and environmental factors have on mental illness, substance abuse and heart ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers challenges popular assumptions about the origins and trajectory of PTSD, providing evidence that traumatic experiences in childhood - not combat - may predict ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Psychological science has come of age. But the rights of a mature discipline carry with them responsibilities, among them the responsibility to maximize confidence in our findings through good data practices and replication.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Couples about to tie the knot shouldn't ignore any nagging doubts about getting married, warns a University of Alberta researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Every ten years or so, someone will make the observation that there is a lack of political diversity among psychological scientists and a discussion about what ought to be done ensues. The notion that the field discriminates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 15 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Current U.S. drug policy is proving insufficient in shrinking the damage caused by drug abuse, but promising alternative approaches could lead to improved results, according to an article ...
Medications Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Federal agencies have started taking steps to address the recommendations in a 2010 report from the presidential bioethics commission to improve the governance of synthetic biology research and development, though the government ...
Other Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Attending a financially poor school may have more of an effect on unhealthy adolescent weight than family poverty, according to Penn State sociologists.
Health Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Scientists who developed a novel mouse model mimicking human preterm labor have described a molecular signaling pathway underlying preterm birth and targeted it to stop the problem.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |