News tagged with uncertainty
Research indicates pregnant same-sex couples are facing systemic challenges with maternal healthcare because of policies, procedures and practices that assume parents are heterosexual couples.
Other May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Smoking prevention in schools reduces the number of young people who will later become smokers, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. For young people who have never smoked, these progra ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Would you prefer $120 today or $154 in one year? Your answer may depend on how powerful you feel, according to new research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
A study by health economists at the University of York has, for the first time, produced an estimate of the impact on other NHS patients of new and more costly drugs and other treatments.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A psychological test, available for the first time, is intended to make the counselling and treatment of patients with olfactory dysfunction significantly easier. The new method has been developed by the ...
Neuroscience Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—German lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that explicitly permits male infant circumcision, ending months of legal uncertainty after a court ruling that the practice amounts to bodily harm led to ...
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Measures of uncertainty should be taken into account when estimating progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4 (to reduce the mortality rate of children under 5 years by two thirds from the 1990 level by 2015) in order ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Asia is hit with 30 million cases of malaria a year resulting in 42,000 deaths, a report said Friday as experts called for an urgent response to the disease which stalks billions in the region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is an urgent need for support from outside the family after diagnosis of dementia according to a study led by researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The 2012 'Mapping Social Cohesion Report' - Australia's largest survey of social cohesion, immigration and population issues, authored by Monash University's Professor Andrew Markus and produced by the Scanlon ...
Health Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new guideline released by the American Academy of Neurology may help doctors in making the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. The guideline is published in the September 19, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
German doctors are seeking an urgent clarification from the government over religious circumcision after a court ruling calling it a criminal act prompted an international outcry.
Other Jul 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 38
(Medical Xpress) -- Most of us assume that confidence and certainty are preferred over uncertainty and bewilderment when it comes to learning complex information. But a new study led by Sidney DMello ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Before renewing romance with an ex, it may be better to move on to the next.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
About 450 million children will be physically and mentally stunted over the next 15 years unless the world takes action to tackle malnutrition, a new report from Save the Children warned Wednesday.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0