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2013-08-21 13:13:10

Finding offers clue to developing treatments for misuse of illicit drugs Scientists today reported a possible basis for why food-restricted animals show increased susceptibility to drugs of abuse. This association has puzzled researchers since it was first observed more than three decades ago. Senior author Michael Beckstead, Ph.D., from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, said the team found that dopamine neurons in a brain region called...

2013-08-13 23:05:07

$30 billion would solve world hunger, yet consumers spend three times that number just on cable TV. Inspired to make a difference, student Steven Ng founded Global Ties and is selling bracelets to feed the world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 For the last year, Steven Ng, a sophomore at UCLA, has been establishing Global Ties as a service that creates opportunity for change. With Global Ties, people can buy a simple bracelet that will feed 12, 24, or 48 individuals for a day....

Alcoholism Risk May Be Driven By Overactive Dopamine System
2013-08-11 04:44:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who are vulnerable to alcoholism could experience an abnormally large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathways when they drink, according a new study appearing in the January issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Marco Leyton, a professor of psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal and corresponding author of the study, and his colleagues report when compared to those at low risk of...

2013-08-08 23:18:35

Bunchball-powered gamification solutions to help drive sustained engagement everywhere community members collaborate, post, share and tweet. Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Bunchball, the pioneer and market leader in gamification, and social business agency 7Summits today announced a joint effort to bring the motivational power of gamification to more organizations by driving sustained engagement and loyalty on employee and customer social business communities, and extending...

2013-08-04 23:02:37

Weight Loss Motivation Bible created by Carolyn Hansen is a new program that covers tips to lose weight naturally, methods to get the body in shape, and techniques to keep the weight off. A full Weight Loss Motivation Bible overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 Weight Loss Motivation Bible created by Carolyn Hansen is a new program that covers tips to lose weight naturally, methods to get the body in...

2013-07-30 23:29:08

The Treer Group’s new approach utilizes results from a study that shows that employee loyalty starts with how businesses assimilate staff members and manage their boss-staff relationships. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Treer Group is taking a new approach to helping clients build employee loyalty that incorporates findings from a recent study published in the Administrative Science Quarterly. Key elements are how businesses assimilate staff members and manage their boss-staff...

2013-07-27 23:03:08

Recent studies confirm that financial incentives fail to sustain employee wellness habits. A new guideline by Health Enhancement Systems details non-monetary ways to inspire employees for long-term behavior change. Midland, MI (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 The most recent Health Enhancement Systems guideline — Why Financial Incentives Backfire and What to Do Instead — advises wellness professionals on the pitfalls of bribing workers to change health habits. Dean Witherspoon, the company’s...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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