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Risks and Benefits of Egg Donation Reported

... the procedure? The researchers found that both altruism and money motivated the women to donate their eggs. More than 30 percent of the women surveyed said altruism alone motivated them to donate their eggs, while ... by cash. About 40 percent of the women said both altruism and the promise of money motivated them. The ...

Anthropedia Foundation Co-Hosting 'Man The Hunted' Conference

... Non-profit Charity Promotes altruism as Key to Man's Evolution and Well-Being ST. LOUIS, March 12 ... Dr. Juan Mezzich will introduce Friday's second session, "Human altruism and Cooperation: Needs and the Promotion of Well-Being in Modern Life." ....

FAIR CEO Blasts Kaiser Foundation & Public Agenda HIV/AIDS Study Results as "Absolute Nonsense"

... equitable bio-medical research funding for all maladies without favoritism for HIV/AIDS and new organ-donor policies to replace the sole reliance on altruism that has failed to reverse the organ-donor crisis in America. FAIR has no paid employees and citizens who endorse FAIR's goals and who wish to join ...

Cost containment focus could have consequences for health care delivery

... some essential aspects of the medical profession that contribute to high quality health care, including pride of profession, sense of duty, altruism and collegiality. "Extending oneself to patients, families, trainees and colleagues not only is a traditional element of care, but translates into ...

Honey Bees on Cocaine 'Dance' When Food Is Found

... published in this month's issue of the The Journal of Experimental Biology , supports the theory of a reward system in an insect's brain and altruism in the bee world. Cocaine affects the transit of octopamine, a neurochemical that's abundant in the brains of foraging honey bees. A previous ...

Plastic Surgery 2008 to Showcase Future of Plastic Surgery Through Groundbreaking Research

... Adversity awards honoring inspirational reconstructive plastic surgery patients, who have overcome traumatic illness or injury, for their courage and altruism will also be featured. The Exhibit Hall, open Sunday, Nov. 2 - Tuesday, Nov. 4, will showcase more than 350 companies, featuring plastic surgery ...

After Effects: Giving Back Is Good for You

... than $4,500 for breast cancer research. That was only a start to her now lifelong plan to help others through their cancer journeys. Zamirowski's altruism underscores what goes on behind the scenes every day among the more than 3 million members of the CarePages.com community. Many find that after or ...

IMA South American Extravaganza Dinner to Honor Coachella Valley Doctor

... had their lives forever changed. The IMA wishes to publicly acknowledge our doctor's for their service. Dr. Carlos A. Lopez is a true example of altruism and affection from our community. IMA has conducted annual medical missions to South America since 2000. Each year a team of over forty has been ...

Scientists Find Evidence of Human-like Altruism in Chimps

... Germany, have investigated evidence of human like altruism in chimpanzees . Debates about altruism are often based on the assumption that it is ... the opinion that the evolutionary roots of human altruism may go deeper than previously thought, reaching ...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

... famously as brain drain. India needs to get its act together to buck this trend. At the same time, there are many expatriate medics whose altruism brings them back to home ground. This turns out to be a turbulent period for many who are at the receiving end of illogical government policies, ...

Religiosity May Be Instrumental In Preventing The Spread Of HIV-AIDS

... However, he said two factors – moral beliefs and membership in a faith community – may be important. “Moral beliefs may indicate an underlying altruism and a desire to make sure no one else is infected with HIV,” Kanouse said. “Promoting these feelings could then be used as a component of HIV ...

Genetic Technology and Eugenics

... to use it effectively . Right, Dr.Watson? 'Humans have long since possessed the tools for crafting a better world. Where love, compassion, altruism and justice have failed, genetic manipulation will not succeed'. ... MARANTO ...

Activation of a Particular Brain Region Predicts Altruism: Study

... study the development of this brain region early in life, Tankersley said, adding that such information may help determine how the tendencies toward altruism are established. Source-Newswise SRI ...

The Evolution of Costly Traits

... altruistic, then I can also expect my relatives to carry it. So while the immediate effect of the gene is costly for me, I would benefit by receiving altruism from my relatives, and so the gene is ultimately favored," Gardner explains. New research carried out at the University of Edinburgh and ...

Study Explains How Costly Traits Evolve

... altruistic, then I can also expect my relatives to carry it. So while the immediate effect of the gene is costly for me, I would benefit by receiving altruism from my relatives, and so the gene is ultimately favored," Gardner explains. New research carried out at the University of Edinburgh and Queen's ...

Memory Complaints Are Associated With Alzheimer's Disease

... that memory complaints may be an early sign of disease in some people.' The researchers at Rush are grateful for the remarkable dedication and altruism of the volunteers participating in the Rush Memory and Aging Project. The research was supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging, ...

Gait Difficulties Associated with High Blood Pressure

... Institutes of Health to study and care for Alzheimer's patients. The Rush researchers are extremely grateful for the remarkable dedication and altruism of the volunteers participating in the Religious Orders Study, a longitudinal, clinical-pathologic study of older persons without dementia The ...
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