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Low Social Status Bad for Your Health

It’s not only good to be king—it’s good for your health, according to a new study. British research has long shown that underlings in the corporate pecking order suffer from more stress-related, life-threatening health problems than the executives who order them around. Now the Economist reports that a study...
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For kids, high sensitivity to stress isn't necessarily bad

Health : Healthland (5 years ago)

Generally speaking, past research has shown that children who are highly sensitive to stress tend to be at higher risk for health and behavioral problems compared with their less delicate peers. Yet, a new study finds that sensitivi... Read Post

Scientists Establish that Drug Candidates Can Block Pathway Associated with Cell Death in Parkinson's Disease

Health : Newswise Medical News (8 hours ago)

In a pair of related studies, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown their drug candidates can target biological pathways involved in the destruction of brain cells in Parkinson's disease. Read Post

Desire For Expensive, High-Status Goods Is Related To Feelings Of Social Status

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests. Previous research had shown that racial minorities spend a larger p... Read Post


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