Volume 7 Issue 130
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 10-May-2005 
Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 11-May-2005

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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Hand gestures linked to better speaking

Can't find the right word? You might want to start moving your hands. New research at the University of Alberta suggests that gesturing while you talk may improve your access to language. more  

Potential pheromone activates brains of homosexual men

A potential pheromone found in male perspiration activates the brains of homosexual men and heterosexual women in a similar manner, researchers report. more

Blood test for ovarian cancer

Researchers have developed a blood screening test that could help catch ovarian cancer in its early stages, when few symptoms are present. more  

Diabetes medication pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve predictors of cardiovascular risk

A potential pheromone found in male perspiration activates the brains of homosexual men and heterosexual women in a similar manner, researchers report. more

Doing something because you enjoy it is one thing; Money and other rewards make it better  

While some psychologists still argue that people perform better when they do something because they want to rather than for some kind of reward, such as money -- Steven Reiss suggests we shouldn't even make that distinction. more

Expert analyzes why manufacturers have gradually abandoned vaccines 

Recent shortages of vaccines, most recently the flu vaccine during the past winter, are not short-term glitches--they reflect long-term problems in the vaccine industry. A variety of social, legal and economic forces have caused pharmaceutical companies to withdraw their commitment to vaccines, according to pediatrician and vaccine expert Paul A. Offit, M.D., chief of Infectious Diseases at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. more

Studies document rise of superbugs in the environment

As science gets wiser, so do the bugs. The rates of drug-resistant bacteria infecting patients in the community and in the hospital have been increasing steadily in recent years, according to two new studies in the June 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, now available online. more

 

Intrinsic motivation? No such thing. Money and other rewards motivate.