Nov. 25, 2014 — A recently published study of more than 550 decisions and responses from 144 experienced entrepreneurs reveals that “knowledge of explicit ethical or unethical behavior (by venture capitalists) ... full story
Nov. 25, 2014 — Barriers to the sharing of public health data hamper decision-making efforts on local, national and global levels, and stymie attempts to contain emerging global health threats, an international team ... full story
Nov. 18, 2014 — An unprecedented report looks at the ethical issues facing the nursing profession, as the American Nursing Association prepares to release a revised Code of Ethics in ... full story
Nov. 17, 2014 — Commercially available datasets containing a wealth of information about food and alcohol establishments differ significantly, raising concerns about their reliability as sources of information that ... full story
Nov. 17, 2014 — While various options can be explored to rationalize resources in the health sector, delegating certain medical services to foreign hospitals should be assessed in an interdisciplinary context, one ... full story
Most U.S. Adults Cannot Donate a Kidney Due to Preventable Health Problems, Potential Loss of IncomeNov. 15, 2014 — The majority of individuals in the United States are not eligible to donate a kidney, even if they wanted to, a study ... full story
Nov. 13, 2014 — Patients on dialysis are very vulnerable during emergencies or disasters, but many are unprepared for such situations. Dialysis patients are highly dependent on technologies to sustain their lives, ... full story
Nov. 11, 2014 — When consumers see a company performing good deeds, they often assume that the company's products are healthy. According to a new study this may be far from true, and the company’s socially ... full story
Nov. 11, 2014 — How well do prosthetic and orthotic services work in countries characterized by poverty and civil war? A new study focuses on this issue, revealing current the state of the ... full story
Nov. 7, 2014 — An interesting new article hypothesizes that night-time light can be a useful source for monitoring humanitarian crises, such as that unfolding in ... full story
Nov. 7, 2014 — Using DNA to identify the remains those long dead is about more than just the historical record; it can also be seen as an ‘act of care’, writes the author of a new report. This article provides ... full story
Nov. 4, 2014 — With the world facing a shortage of oncologists, researchers have determined that preclinical study of oncology may increase the number of students entering the field and may make them more ... full story
Nov. 4, 2014 — We can easily learn by seeking reward or avoiding punishment. But either way, we'd rather have any task be easy. A new study finds a direct behavioral and physiological linkage between those ... full story
Nov. 4, 2014 — Elderly people are regarded as traditional consumers, but a study reveals that there are more and more elderly people who are happy to accept new foods. However, these consumers insist that the new ... full story
Oct. 28, 2014 — A study has found there are far fewer women studying economics than men, with women accounting for just 27 per cent of economics students, despite them making up 57 per cent of the undergraduate ... full story
Oct. 27, 2014 — Religious beliefs and practices may reduce thoughts of suicide among African-American adults in stressful life events induced by racial discrimination, according to a new research ... full story
The Right to Privacy in a Big Data World: When Properly Understood, Privacy Rules Essential, Experts SayOct. 25, 2014 — In the digital age in which we live, monitoring, security breaches and hacks of sensitive data are all too common. It has been argued that privacy has no place in this big data environment and ... full story
Oct. 24, 2014 — In response to research indicating that healthcare costs go down when physicians are shown the cost of tests at the time of ordering, a pair of medical ethicists have outlined the ethical issues that ... full story
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- Barriers to public health data-sharing; life-saving solutions
- Risk analysis for a complex world
- U.S. nursing leaders issue blueprint for 21st century nursing ethics
- Datasets used by policymakers, scientists for public health analyses inconsistent
- Should health systems send patients abroad to save money?
- Most U.S. adults cannot donate a kidney due to preventable health problems, potential loss of income
- The Trojan horse burger: Do companies that 'do good' sell unhealthy food?
- Prosthetic, orthotic service in developing countries examined
- Satellite images shed light, or lack thereof, on the impact of the Syrian conflict
- Lost Diggers of Fromelles: Identifying, caring for dead of the first world war
- Preclinical oncology coursework could help with practitioner shortage
- Less reward, more aversion when learning tricky tasks
- Half of elderly people are more than happy to consume new foods
- The right to privacy in a big data world: When properly understood, privacy rules essential, experts say
- Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst
- Should the Japanese give nuclear power another chance?
- Diversity in medical education: Not so black and white anymore
- Why me? Many women living in poverty blame children, love life
- Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
- Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
- Size of minority population impacts states' prison rates, study finds
- How to train a robot: Can we teach robots right from wrong?
- Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows
- Reducing chronic disease in Asian Americans: Researchers target diet
- Sesame Street goes to jail: Physicians should follow
- Workplace diversity can help bottom line, study shows
- Is Australia prepared for Ebola?
- Ethical filament: Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?
- Friend or foe: 'Devastating' number of hate-fuelled crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
- 'Compassionate use' and other means of accessing unproven, unapproved treatments could impact long-term medical benefits
- Why are consumers willing to spend more money on ethical products?
- Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of humanmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency?
- Recommendations to improve scientific decision-making
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status
- Poverty-obesity link more prevalent for women than men, study shows
- When casualties increased, war coverage became more negative
- New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction
- Everyday discrimination impacts mental health
- Sickle cell patients who experience discrimination miss out on treatment
- An evolutionary approach to epidemics
- Poverty, not bias, explains racial/ethnic differences in child abuse
- Discrimination among homeless adults in Toronto with mental illness
- Global food trade may not meet all future demand, study indicates
- Recommendation by a physician could halve racial disparity in who gets a flu shot
- Social welfare may fall in a more ethical market
- Study of Chilean quake shows potential for future earthquake
- Could urbanization, biodiversity be compatible?
- Scared of crime? Science shows that healthy fear of crime is a good thing
- Transgender relationships undermined by stigma
- Young people support LGBT rights but disagree on priorities
- Seeing more African Americans in prison increases support for policies that exacerbate inequality
- Victims of war: How Gaza conflict will traumatize a generation of adolescents
- Life expectancy gap between blacks and whites in U.S. varies considerably across states
- Animalistic descriptions of violent crimes increase punishment of perpetrators
- Children in immigrant families more likely to be sedentary
- Food safety social media guide developed by researchers
- Relief organizations need to think long-term
- Is the U.S. National Flood Insurance Program affordable?
- Research on persons with HIV/AIDS not taking medication, not engaged in care
- Did community development practitioners offer enough relief to neighborhoods affected by U.S. housing crisis?
- Patient safety violations, poor record keeping common in clinical trial concerns
- Downside to Disaster Relief: Why Do Photos of Attractive Children Backfire?
- Freedom of choice: When rejection, discrimination hinder minority entrepreneurs
- Researchers treat incarceration as a disease epidemic, discover small changes help
- Prisoners unfairly excluded from general clinical research
- The next food revolution: Utilizing food waste to feed a growing, 'nutritionally insecure' world