Tag Archives: Intervention

Shell keen to import foreign workers

Leigh Sales ABC One of the world’s most powerful business leaders has applauded the Government’s move to put a price on carbon, but says his company will need to import foreign workers to make its Australian operations competitive. Peter Voser, … Continue reading

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Tai Chi increases brain size, benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial of Chinese elderly

James Mortimer EurekAlert Tampa, FL (June 19, 2012) — Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai … Continue reading

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The mothers and toddlers program, an attachment-based parenting intervention for substance-using women: results at 6-week follow-up in a randomized clinical pilot

Suchman et al. PMC Abstract Previously, we reported posttreatment findings from a randomized pilot study testing a new attachment-based parenting intervention for mothers enrolled in substance-use treatment and caring for children ages birth to 3 years (N.E. Suchman, C. DeCoste, … Continue reading

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Study: Men who do load-bearing exercise in early 20s may be shielded from osteoporosis

Sara Knoll EurekAlert Without intervention, 1 in 5 men develop fractures related to osteoporosis in old age. Washington, DC, May 4, 2012 – Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more … Continue reading

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Children who develop asthma have lung function deficits as neonates

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests. “Previous research on the relationship between neonatal lung function and the … Continue reading

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US Launches PR Campaign for Ugandan Oil Intervention

James Corbett Global Research TV As the scramble for Ugandan oil heats up, a documentary about Joseph Kony’s 20 year campaign of terror has become an online cause celebre and is once again energizing the public for military campaigns abroad. … Continue reading

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Years of research point to strain kids put on relationships

Sharon Jayson USA Today Sleep-deprived new parents snapping at each other isn’t exactly new comedy fodder, but there’s a twist on the relationship-havoc that babies cause in the new movie Friends with Kids that makes it clear you don’t have … Continue reading

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Cold-water baths may soothe aches, risks

Andrew M. Seaman Reuters Taking a dip in a tub of cold water after exercising may prevent muscle soreness, but a new look at past research says little is known about its side effects or even how long to stay … Continue reading

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Spotting Dyslexia Before a Child Starts School

Source: PR Newswire BOSTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Children at risk for dyslexia show differences in brain activity on MRI scans even before they begin learning to read, finds a study at Children’s Hospital Boston. Since developmental dyslexia responds to … Continue reading

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Indian couple have children taken away by Norwegian social workers because they fed them with their hands

Source: Daily Mail An Indian couple have had their children taken away by Norwegian social workers because they were feeding them with their hands and sleeping in the same bed as them. Anurup and Sagarika Bhattacharya lost custody of their … Continue reading

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