Psychology & Psychiatry

Research shows 'friends' often lead in teen cyber aggression

A research project involving Dr. Marion Underwood, dean of graduate studies and professor of psychological sciences, has found that most online conflicts among teens occur with friends and that reading social media without ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study explores bystander intervention in cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is drawing increasing attention, with online activity soaring and a larger number of bullying cases resulting in tragedy. "Bystander Intervention in Cyberbullying," a new study published in the National Communication ...


India fights to protect its traditional home remedies

For centuries, Indian housewives have used homemade remedies based on cow's milk to cure constipation—but in 2009 Swiss giant Nestle applied for a patent to protect a similar product of its own.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First digital resource explores 1918 flu epidemic

(Medical Xpress)—The University of Michigan has established the largest digital collection of materials relating to the 1918 influenza epidemic in the United States.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Defining a cyberbully

"I was cyberbullied at age 40 by someone that tried to beat me up in high school," says a person posting on a website that chronicles stories of people intimidated through digital communications.

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