Caffeine Makes People Persuade Easily
Australian scientists say that caffeine makes us more likely to say ‘yes’ to persuasive arguments.
Researchers, found that moderate amount //of stimulants increases people's willingness to be persuaded. About 140 students participated in two experiments about how they viewed voluntary eutha...
Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research
...ional vaccine strategy can be compared to using military might to destroy an enemy (in this case, the virus). A less conventional strategy could be to persuade
the enemy not to attack you anymore," Silvestri explains. Alternative strategies may include development of AIDS vaccines that make infected individua...
Surveyed Physicians Will Treat Over 50 Percent of Hepatitis C Genotype 1-Infected Patients With the Protease Inhibitor Telaprevir
...ll surveyed physicians said that improvements in sustained virologic response in genotype 1-infected patients is the most important endpoint that will persuade
them to use a novel treatment in place of currently-available therapies."
The report also finds that 40 percent of surveyed managed care organi...
American Academy of Dermatology Commends Reclassification of Tanning Beds as Carcinogenic
...young people, who utilize tanning beds are intentionally putting their health at risk," stated Dr. Pariser. "We hope that this new classification will persuade
individuals to stop using or avoid indoor tanning all together."
This year, more than 1 million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in t...
Debate Over Advertising Prescription Drugs to Consumers Goes Online at New ProCon.org Website
...ws, and encourage new drug development by helping to keep pharmaceutical companies profitable.
Opponents argue that DTC prescription drug ads persuade
vs. educate, lead to hypochondria and overmedication, raise drug prices, and generally jeopardize public health by replacing medical information with ...
Is Your Teenager Using Prescription Drugs Behind Your Back?
TestCountry Drug Test Panel Numbers Tally with NIDA Fact Sheet Reports on Prescription Drug A
...s are also the ones most readily available to teenagers. They can get their dosage from the medicine used by their parents and siblings. They can also persuade
friends with conditions such as ADHD to give them some of their medicine.
Despite the concerns raised by prescription drug abuse among teenagers, ...
Executive Shares His Story in an Effort to Save Lives
...cal saved my life."
This story is one of many that have become part of Executive Medicine of Texas' marketing campaign. In an effort to help persuade
others to take steps that can help save their lives, executives are putting their stories out there. Matt's video testimony can be seen at www.emtex...
Be a Part of the 1st World MS Day - May 27, 2009
...time and funds to both support MS programs that will help people with MS move forward with their lives and spur MS research to end the disease, and to persuade
legislative representatives to take steps that will ensure that people with MS everywhere can lead a life of possibility, dignity and fulfillment.
The Climate Project Brings Together Historic Gathering of World's Experts on Climate Change
...e crisis to its expanded objective of "advocacy and activism." Now, TCP volunteers, while continuing their education role, will also seek to persuade
people to encourage elected officials and community leaders to urgently address climate change issues.
To help foster this move, Steve Hildebrand...
6 Top Stars From Acting, Music and Politics Go Home With You for Mother's Day
...e to do is go to MENFORWOMENNOW.com to send a
video E-Card to your mother, wife, sister, daughter or friend. The
celebrities use their personality to persuade
you that a mammogram and pap
smear might be a better gift than perfume and candy.
The Men for Women Now initiative hopes to inspire men to show...
Persuade in Medical Technology
Interview of the Vice President
...it was, we still think there's need to continue the course we've been
on to persuade
the Iranians not to enrich uranium. The long pole in the
tent in terms of d...nd the President
clearly does -- that we proceed down the road of trying to persuade
diplomatically to give up their efforts to enrich uranium. That has no...
Persuade in Biological News
Common allergy drug reduces obesity and diabetes in mice
...earing in Nature Medicine , two of which are from Harvard Medical School researchers, have linked type 2 diabetes with immunology in a way that might persuade
leading researchers to start viewing them as siblings.
In the first study, researchers used two common over-the-counter allergy medications to re...
Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission
...onal medical community about the benefits of nutrition therapy has been an uphill battle. "The acceptance of this is difficult," he says. "You have to persuade
the family. Not all physicians know it works, and it's much easier to give someone a prescription than try to work with the child."
A Replacement ...
Human ES cells progress slowly in myelin's direction
Unlike human embryonic stem (ES) cells, it's relatively easy to persuade
mouse ES cells to turn into oligodendrocytes; it's often done by exposing t...hang. 'It nevertheless explains why so many research groups have failed to persuade
human neural stem cells to become oligodendrocytes for the past decade.'
Researcher seeks to turn stem cells into blood vessels
...e healthy blood flow in humans. In addition to selecting the right type of stem cells and the proper growth environment, she must find the best way to persuade
the cells to form the proper three-dimensional shape of living blood vessel networks. "To be able to do that," she said, "we need to understand much m...
Baker Institute report proposes strategies to ensure global energy security
...disruption. Higher taxes on fuel would discourage wasteful energy use. The U.S. government should also work with international lending institutions to persuade
other nations to ease fuel subsidies. And the development of alternative energy sources, including nuclear power, holds the promise of less dependence...
Squirrels use snake scent
...nakes, Clucas said. The scent probably helps to mask the squirrel's own scent, especially when the animals are asleep in their burrows at night, or to persuade
a snake that another snake is in the burrow.
The squirrels are not limited to the use of shed snake skins, said Donald Owings, a professor of psych...
Economists: Reduce fish catch now for bigger net profits later
...nd compelling argument for reducing fish harvests the profit motive could persuade
world fishers to endure the short-term pain of lower catches for the long-t...timal harvest trajectory to reach it.
We believe these results will help persuade
fishers that it is in their interests to take the long-term view that by r...
New research to decode the genetic secrets of prolific potato pest
...echanisms that we hope to be able to understand more fully through this research. We have no idea what this injected substance is or how it manages to persuade
the plant to create the feeding cell. In addition, its eggs can remain viable in the soil for up to twenty years, with hatching triggered by sensing c...
e-Smart Technologies Responds to Press Release Issued By IDsmart LLC
...relating to a scheme in which it was alleged that he and others claimed
that they could create gold from volcanic ash. Thereafter, Gardiner managed
certain e-Smart employees to provide him access to the
Company's technology and wrongfully converted e-Smart's proprietary
technology to create his la...
Exercise improves thinking, reduces diabetes risk in overweight children
...f enhancing childrens cognitive and academic development. These results may persuade
educators to implement vigorous physical activity curricula during a childh... lower school achievement, on average.
We hope these findings will help persuade
policymakers, schools and communities that time spent being physically acti...
Persuade in Biological Technology
Oberon FMR Wins Top Prize at BioWest 2008 Venture Showcase Competition
...ogether, the Conference and Showcase are part of an overall effort to grow Colorado's workforce in the bioscience and medical device industries and to persuade
investors that Colorado bioscience companies represent solid investment opportunities.
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Oncologists Want to See Significant Improvement in Overall Survival Before Adopting Targeted Polytherapy in a First-Line Setting
...ced Targeted Agents in Oncology: Clinician and Payer
Attitudes to Polypharmacy, surveyed oncologists were asked what the minimum
benefit is that would persuade
them to add ImClone/Bristol-Myers
Squibb/Merck KGaA's Erbitux to Genentech/Roche's Avastin and chemotherapy
for first-line treatment of advanced non-s...
Maybe its time to write our own television shows about Wisconsin
...ment has supplied the producers of A Minute with Stan Hooper with Wisconsin paraphernalia, including some Packers gear.)
But is there any way we can persuade
Hollywood to think beyond the beer, brats and string cheese and to portray a new Wisconsin, where all the children are above average and none of the l...
A cry for unity for the economy of southeast Wisconsin
... a council effort to coordinate efforts of universities and companies. The main idea which came up was simply providing a jump start to the region and persuade
citizens that this was a problem that can be and has to be addressed now.
The challenge here is perception ... how do we convince the outside wor...
Encrypted data without the fuss
...a password or a digital certificate or signature. While Crawford said that lends the company credibility in IT circles, he said its not always hard to persuade
people to use encryption when its available in a product they already use commonly.
Technology already exists, of course, to transmit encrypted dat...
Ten resolutions that could produce a happy new (tech) year
...Major state institutions such as the State of Wisconsin Investment Board have signaled they may invest more in emerging tech sectors. Such a move will persuade
other institutions to forge ahead and attract outside capital, as well.
Resolved: Help angel investors spread their wings. Angel investors accou...
With ethics guidelines, political consensus emerging on stem-cell research
...n the halls of Congress as well as the Wisconsin Legislature, it is becoming more difficult for the opponents of human embryonic stem cell research to persuade
fellow lawmakers that such science is unethical. The fight over stem-cell research is far from over, but public opinion about its relative merits is b...
Paper tech center will connect research with economic and community need
...oduce patentable technology through (the center) that will be licensed back to the private sector," said U.S. Rep. Mark Green, R-Green Bay, who helped persuade
Congress to fund the center. "We take what we're already good at, which is papermaking, and combine it with one of our greatest resources, the (academ...
Delivery of needles in the Capitol missed the point about stem-cell research
...reotypes and, as a result, did little to help the cause of promoting stem cell research.
The health-care profession has been working for decades to persuade
its own workers and members of the public to stay away from used needles and other so-called "medical waste" so it can be disposed of properly. This b...
Utilities help switch on economic development
...chnology enterprise. Not surprisingly, the survey determined that the number was significant.
Mohrbacher and his colleagues used the information to persuade
senior management to develop the MG&E Innovation Center in 1989. In its relatively short history, this high-tech incubator located within the Universi...