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Alzheimer's disease could be transmissable like prion illness

Study: At-home test can spot early Alzheimer’s

The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test), which takes less than 15 minutes to complete, is a reliable tool for evaluating cognitive abilities. Findings by...

FDA-approved antidepressant may combat deadly form of lung cancer

A little-used class of antidepressants appears potentially effective in combating a particularly deadly form of lung cancer, according to a new study from researchers...

Pharmacists crucial in plan for terrorist chemical weapons

Terrorist attacks with chemical weapons are a real possibility, according to a study that appears in the online open access journal, Journal of Pharmacy Practice, published by SAGE. Thanks to their extensive kn...

Football could contribute to strokes in teens

Young football players may be at higher risk for stroke, according to a new study released in Journal of Child Neurology (JCN), published by SAGE. Researchers Dr. Jared R. Brosch and Dr. Meredith R. Golomb looked at...

Costly intervention program has no measurable effect on early retirement

Most of us would agree that prevention is better than cure. But new results out in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, published by SAGE, indicate that a costly intervention programme designed to reduce early ...

Membership in many groups leads to quick recovery from physical challenges

Los Angeles, CA (December 15, 2010) Being a part of many different social groups can improve mental health and help a person cope with stressful events. It also leads to better physical health, making you more able to withstand -- and recover faster...

Frequent sex protects marital happiness for neurotic newlyweds

Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2010) People who are neurotic often have more difficulty with relationships and marriage. But if neurotic newlyweds have frequent sexual relations, their marital satisfaction is every bit as high as their less neurotic c...

Death certificates confirm non-HIV-attributable diseases cause increase in US PLWHA deaths

Los Angeles, CA (December 1, 2010) -- During the decade since the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), or 1996-2006, mortality among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) sharply decreased in the United States. So, too, did the per...

Partners who had powerful faces in college lead profitable law firms

Los Angeles, CA (October 21, 2010) Law firms are more profitable when they are led by managing partners who have faces that look powerful, according to a study in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science (published by SAGE). Appea...

Keeping faith — schools must balance ethos with equality

London, UK (September 1, 2010) -- Faith based schools are on the rise in the UK, apparently boosting educational standards. But are religious values at odds with legislation on equality? Research that appears today in the journal Education Manageme...

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