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Gait Difficulties Associated with High Blood Pressure

...tremely 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 research was supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging, which leads the Federal effort to su...

Memory Complaints Are Associated With Alzheimer's Disease

...ush 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, which leads the Federal effort to support and conduct basic, clinical, and social and behavioral studies ...

Study Explains How Costly Traits Evolve

...ene 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 University, Canada shows that both processes are governed by the same equations. This reveals that kin ...

The Evolution of Costly Traits

...ene 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 University, Canada shows that both processes are governed by the same equations. This reveals that k...

Activation of a Particular Brain Region Predicts Altruism: Study

...ation may help determine how the tendencies toward altruism are established. Source-Newswise SRI...

On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale

...: ? The majority of the donors admitted that no altruism was involved in their kidney donation ? Average money received by a donor was equal to 1070 US dollars ? 96% of these donors donated their kidneys to pay off debts ? In many parts of India, kidneys are used as collateral to borrow money ? B...

Genetic Technology and Eugenics

...r crafting a better world. Where love, compassion, altruism and justice have failed, genetic manipulation will not succeed'. ...GINA MARANTO RJA/L...

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

...tant. “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 prevention programs.” “These are some significant findings about the role of religiosity in the lives of p...

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

... 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, corruption and politics. These self-motivated individuals are left sorting out parochial issues instead o...

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 either unique to humans or else the human version diffe...

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