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April 28, 2016

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Mental-Health Apps

Apr. 26, 2016 — There are more than 165,000 mobile applications available for health care, with the largest category for people with mental-health disorders, managing everything from addiction to depression and ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — While environmental issues are often cited as a major factor in cities and towns in pursuing sustainability, a new study shows that economic concerns can be just as important to local governments in ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — A group of seven independent researchers from universities and research institutions from Europe and the United States believe they have paved the way to end a nearly three-year-long stalemate over ... read more

New Report Calls for Effort to Reduce Negative Attitudes Toward People With Disorders

Apr. 20, 2016 — Scientists should lead efforts among federal partners and stakeholders to design, implement, and evaluate a multipronged, evidence-based national strategy to reduce stigma toward people with mental ... read more

Researchers Develop New Model to Predict Outlook for US Economy

Apr. 15, 2016 — A new way to more accurately assess the outlook for the world’s biggest economy has been created by investigators. The new model highlights the interdependence of household, business and government ... read more

Changes in State Policies Impact Fatal, Non-Fatal Assaults of Law Enforcement Officers

Apr. 13, 2016 — State-level policy changes can impact the number of fatal and non-fatal assaults, including shootings, of law enforcement officers, a new study ... read more

Physicians' Knowledge About FDA Approval Standards for 'Breakthrough Therapy'

Apr. 12, 2016 — In a new study, researchers surveyed internists and specialists to examine their knowledge about U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval standards and perceptions of the 'breakthrough ... read more

Top Soccer Players May Be Under-Performing Because of Gambling, Research Suggests

Apr. 7, 2016 — Some top soccer players are under-performing because of worries about gambling losses, according to new ... read more

Rheumatology Community Responds to FDA Approval of Inflectra (Infliximab-Dyyb), a Biosimilar to Remicade

Apr. 7, 2016 — The ACR has issued an official statement regarding the FDA's approval of Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb), a biosimilar to Remicade. Inflectra is the first biosimilar to receive approval in the U.S. ... read more

How Network Effects Hurt Economies

Apr. 6, 2016 — Economic problems may often have smaller points of origin and then spread as part of a network effect, a newly published study ... read more

US National Security Decision-Making Processes Need Trimming

Apr. 5, 2016 — A leaner, more-focused national security decision-making system can help the United States succeed in a period of tumultuous change, according to a new report. Increasing the effectiveness and ... read more

Experts Urge UK Parliament to Take Action to Reduce Food Waste

Mar. 23, 2016 — As UK supermarkets pledge to cut food waste by 20 percent within the next decade, experts are calling on the government to take legislative action and debate the Food Waste (Reduction) ... read more

Gender Dimension of Trafficking in Human Beings

Mar. 22, 2016 — 96% of those trafficked for sexual exploitation are female whereas 74% of those trafficked for labor exploitation are male, a new study ... read more

Race, Income Affect Responses to FDA Drug Safety Warnings

Mar. 16, 2016 — Among older adults with diabetes, certain subgroups--including white patients and those with lower incomes--were slower to discontinue the diabetes drug rosiglitazone after a US Food and Drug ... read more

UK's Anti-Lobbying Clause Risks Jeopardizing Public Health, Warn Experts

Mar. 15, 2016 — A move by the UK government to stop lobbying by tax funded bodies could have a serious impact on public health, warn leading researchers in a new ... read more

Basing Regulation of Commercial Speech About Pharmaceuticals on Scientific Evidence

Mar. 15, 2016 — Regulation of commercial speech about pharmaceuticals should be informed by the state of scientific evidence rather than mere formalistic truth, according to a Policy Forum ... read more

Include 'Added Sugars' in Overhaul of Canada's Food Labels

Mar. 14, 2016 — Canada's overhaul of food labels should include a separate 'added sugar' column to help Canadians manage their sugar intake and be in line with US standards, states a ... read more

Settlement History Determines Regional Development

Mar. 14, 2016 — In many countries, frontier regions, populated more recently than the country's core territory, tend to lag behind in terms of socio-economic development. This phenomenon can be explained by ... read more

Antitrust Laws May Hinder Socially-Responsible Business Collaboration

Mar. 11, 2016 — American antitrust laws could hamper the efforts of companies to collaborate on sustainable and socially-responsible business practices, even as consumers and businesses increasingly value them, a ... read more

New Report Recommends Research to Improve Understanding of Relationship Between Fatigue and Crash Risk

Mar. 10, 2016 — Insufficient sleep can decrease a commercial motor vehicle driver's level of alertness, which may increase the risk of a crash, yet little is known about effective ways to minimize that risk, ... read more

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