Archive for August, 2009

When Lofty Career Goals Clash with Reality

August 27th, 2009
When Lofty Career Goals Clash with RealityNew research evaluates the best process to convince a person that she isn’t qualified to achieve the career of her dreams. Ohio State researchers discovered it’s not enough to ...

The Importance of Employee Mental Health

August 27th, 2009
The Importance of Employee Mental Health Although the strongest asset for many companies is the workforce, leaders often fail to recognize the consequences of disrespectful managerial behavior. When an employee believes they have been ...

PTSD Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in Vets

August 26th, 2009
PTSD Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in VetsPost-traumatic stress disorder among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans is associated with a high risk of suicidal thoughts, according to new research published in the Journal of Traumatic ...

Obesity Tied to Memory Loss

August 26th, 2009
Obesity Tied to Memory LossObesity has become a significant health crisis: More than 300 million people worldwide are considered obese and more than a billion people are classified as overweight. Obesity is associated with ...

SNRIs Effective for Depression

August 26th, 2009
SNRIs Effective for Depression A new European study investigated whether patients with depression benefit from taking drugs belonging to the selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) drug class. Currently, two of the ...

Working May Stress Teen Sexual Health

August 26th, 2009
Working May Stress Teen Sexual HealthAn interesting new study suggests allowing teens to work too many hours in the wrong setting may create situations that could damage the teen’s sexual health. Researchers posit that ...

Facebook, Social Networks May Have Security Leaks

August 25th, 2009
Facebook, Social Networks May Have Security Leaks A new study suggests popular social networking sites may not be as secure as users expect. Researchers discovered the practices of many popular social networking sites often allow personal information ...

Blood Pressure Influences Middle-Age Memory

August 25th, 2009
Blood Pressure Influences Middle-Age MemoryHigh blood pressure, the well-known ‘silent killer’ also is linked to memory problems in people over 45, a new research study finds. The study found that people with high diastolic blood ...

Twittering To Improve Health

August 25th, 2009
Twittering To Improve Health According to many experts, use of emerging technology will spearhead health care reform and improve the nation’s health. One of the most promising technological advances will be the use of cell phones to ...

Healthy Work Environment Extends to Home

August 25th, 2009
Healthy Work Environment Extends to Home  New research suggests a positive work environment is associated with a happier home life. The finding challenges the oft-reported strain between career and family. The Kansas ...