Teachers' health: Healthy heart, stressed psyche As a result of their work, teachers suffer psychosomatic disorders such as exhaustion, fatigue, and headaches more frequently than other occupational groups, claims a new report
Powerful people are quick to notice injustice when they are victimized, Power is accompanied by a sense of entitlement, which shapes reactions to self-relevant injustices. Researchers have found that the powerless are comparatively less sensitive to unfair treatment, suggesting a process by which hierarchies may be maintained: the powerful retain their social standing by quickly perceiving and responding to self-relevant injustices.
New data on botulinum toxin as treatment for nerve pain Botulinum toxin could offer an effective new treatment for two forms of neuropathy—pain caused by different types of nerve injury.
Boosting gut bacteria defense system may lead to better treatments for bloodstream infections An upset in the body’s natural balance of gut bacteria that may lead to life-threatening bloodstream infections can be reversed by enhancing a specific immune defense response,.
Antibiotic use can be cut dramatically for abdominal infections, major trial shows In a finding important for preventing the development of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers have determined that the duration of antibiotic treatment for complicated abdominal infections can be cut by half and remain equally effective.