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12:00 AM EDT April 11, 2016

Research Uncovers the Effects of Traumatic Childbirth on Midwives and Obstetricians

When complications arise in the delivery room that lead to traumatic childbirth, clinicians providing care may feel upset and experience secondary traumatic stress. A new study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, found that feelings of blame and guilt dominate when midwives and obstetricians struggle to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic childbirth, but such events also made them think more about the meaning of life and helped them become better midwives and doctors.

April 07, 2016

Social Peers’ Death May Impact CEO Decisions

CEOs alter their strategic decision making after experiencing the death of a social peer, new research suggests.

April 06, 2016

Announcing Architectural Graphic Standards, 12th Ed

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April 06, 2016

Why Client Service Matters

A new edition of a widely respected, classic book unlocks the secrets of enduring client relationships.

April 05, 2016

Fatty Liver Disease Is Common and Linked with Certain Risk Factors in Liver Transplant Recipients

Researchers have characterized the prevalence and risk factors of fatty liver disease in patients who undergo liver transplantation. The findings, which are published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, could have important implications for safeguarding transplant recipients’ health.

April 04, 2016

Climate Change May Reduce Vulnerable Salmon Populations

New research in north-central Mongolia illuminates the effects of global climate change on certain vulnerable species of salmon.

April 04, 2016

Do Differences in Anatomy Matter for Achieving Orgasm?

A recent review of the medical literature reveals that differences in anatomy may help explain why some individuals experience orgasms more successfully than others.

April 04, 2016

Heavy Drinking Endangers the Health of Liver Transplants

Alcoholic liver disease is a major indication for liver transplantation, but up to 20% of patients experience severe alcoholic relapse. New research shows that such relapse can cause significant damage to newly transplanted livers.

April 04, 2016

Marine Reserves Are Critical for Coral Reef Resilience

Due to the combined effect of human and natural disturbances, coral reefs are declining at an alarming rate. Researchers who studied the effects of various disturbances on reef communities of coral and fish found that those in ‘no-take’ marine reserves are less impacted and recover faster than those in reefs that are not located in marine protected areas.

April 04, 2016

Paper Critically Examines the Politics of Asylum Accommodation in the UK

A new article offers a first examination of recent changes in the nature of asylum accommodation in the UK, arguing that in the model existing today, economic calculations and narratives of ‘worthiness’, ‘welfare’, and ‘prioritization’ intersect to make asylum-seeking a ‘market’ in which neoliberal norms of market competition, economic efficiency, and dispersed responsibility are central.

April 04, 2016

Particulate Vaccine Delivery Systems May Help Protect against Infectious Disease Outbreaks and Bioterror Threats

A new review summarizes the current status of research efforts to develop particulate vaccine delivery systems against bioterrorism agents and emerging infectious pathogens.

April 04, 2016

Research Provides Insights on Hailstorms in Switzerland and Neighboring Regions

A new study over a 13-year investigation period provides information on the distribution and characteristics of hailstorms in the alpine area and adjacent areas.

April 04, 2016

Review Examines Functioning, Disability, and Health in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A recent review and analysis of the medical literature has helped determine what constitutes the relevant aspects of ability and disability in individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorder. The results will provide clarity as investigators conduct basic and applied research and as clinicians diagnose and treat affected patients.

April 04, 2016

Subclinical Epileptic Bursts in the Brain May Affect Patients’ Driving

Epileptic discharges in the brain that are unaccompanied by obvious clinical signs are regarded as subclinical or interictal. A new study found that such bursts can prolong the reaction time and increase virtual accidents of patients taking a car driving computer test.

April 04, 2016

Technique May Reduce Complications in Elderly Patients Undergoing Bladder Cancer Surgery

A retrospective study indicates that for certain elderly patients undergoing surgery for bladder cancer, diverting urine from the bladder can be safely achieved with what’s known as a cutaneous ureterostomy with a single stoma rather than the commonly used ileal conduit.

April 04, 2016

Young Arthritis Patients Have Unique Concerns about Treatment

A new study funded by Arthritis Research UK indicates that teens and young adults with inflammatory arthritis see treatment as presenting both an opportunity and a threat to their desire to lead a ‘normal’ life. They describe a wide range of consequences—physical, emotional, social, and vocational—arising from their treatment.

April 01, 2016

Predictive Analytics

Under the alias of Dr. Data, former university professor Eric Siegel, Ph.D., founder of Predictive Analytics World and author of the popular and critically acclaimed Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die, released this - the first known rap video about predictive analytics in existence.

12:00 AM EDT April 01, 2016

Is There a Link Between Oral Health and the Rate of Cognitive Decline?

Better oral hygiene and regular dental visits may play a role in slowing cognitive decline as people age, although evidence is not definitive enough to suggest that one causes the other. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, come from the first systematic review of studies focused on oral health and cognition—two important areas of research as the older adult population continues to grow, with some 36% of people over age 70 already living with cognitive impairments.

April 01, 2016

Power from Sun and Rain: Graphene layer could allow solar cells to generate power when it rains

Solar energy is on the rise. Many technical advances have made solar cells quite efficient and affordable in recent years. A big disadvantage remains in the fact that solar cells produce no power when it’s raining. This may change, however: In the journal Angewandte Chemie, Chinese researchers have now introduced a new approach for making an all-weather solar cell that is triggered by both sunlight and raindrops.

March 31, 2016

Next Gen CEOs Emphasizing Purpose Over Profit May Be The New Profit Pioneers

CEOs who overemphasize profit actually cost their companies millions, while leaders who put purpose before profit saw spectacular profits.

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