Racial/ethnic differences in living arrangements, distant relations, and later-life mental health

Abstract Objective This research investigates associations between living arrangements and older adults’ depressive symptoms and whether these associations are moderated by extended family, friends, and neighborhoods for White, Black, and Hispanic older adults. Background The drastic marriage and kinship decline…

Parental absence during childhood and intergenerational solidarity in adulthood in China

Abstract Objective We aim to examine whether having been separated from parents during childhood influences multiple dimensions of intergenerational solidarity during adulthood. Background In developing countries, many children experience geographic separation from one or both parents due to parental out-migration.…

“We’ll make it work”: Navigating surveilled living arrangements after romantic partner incarceration

Abstract Objective We use the case of housing insecurity to examine how romantic partner incarceration results in increased and prolonged surveillance of women at home. Background Romantic partner incarceration prompts surveillance from the criminal legal system while simultaneously eroding women’s…

Blooming through adversity: roses’ genetic defense against salinity stress

A cutting-edge study illuminates the intricate mechanisms of rose plants’ resistance to salt stress, a critical issue for global agriculture. The research identifies the phenylpropane pathway, especially flavonoids, as key to this tolerance, offering insights into potential genetic modifications for crops to thrive in saline conditions.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Neurology Expert Available to Discuss FDA-Approved Gene Therapy Label Expansion for Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

June 20, 2024 (Los Angeles) — Neurologist Leigh Ramos-Platt, MD, Medical Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Neuromuscular Clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), is available to comment on the FDA expanded approval of gene therapy for patients with…

Do environmental regulations drive MNEs’ equity ownership? Considering the impact of exogenous shocks on MNEs’ cross-border acquisitions

Abstract Extant studies of how firms respond to environmental regulations in devising foreign expansion strategies often fail to consider how multinational enterprises’ (MNEs) equity ownership decision-making might depend on the host country’s environmental regulations. To advance a conceptual framework based…

International relations in international business research: A review and research agenda

Abstract The increasing dynamism of the international business (IB) environment has drawn greater scholarly attention to the implications of international politics for MNEs’ cross-border activities. However, a systematic overview of International Relations (IR) research which has been applied in IB…

Perceived Corruption, entrepreneurial exposure and entrepreneurial career Intention: Evidence from five emerging countries

Abstract In an attempt to extend the remit of the Theory of Planned Behaviour, this study investigates the moderating influence of corruption on the association between entrepreneurial exposure and individuals’ entrepreneurial career intention. Also, to account for the influence of…

Supply base concentration and firm innovation performance: A contingency study of supply base breadth, depth, dispersion, and collaboration

Abstract To survive in the current business environment, a firm must embrace ‘innovation’ in its overall business strategies. While scholars have investigated drivers of firms’ innovation performance, the concentration of a firm’s supply base and its potential link to innovation…

Accurate sexual health information on TikTok? It’s this UCLA doctor’s mission

UCLA Health’s Dr. Russell Johnson educates and empowers on TikTok with accurate sexual health information Dr. Russell Johnson, UCLA Health primary care physician and HIV and sexual health expert, is available for interview on the following topics: Intersection of medicine,…

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Virginia Tech researchers work toward better treatments

Alzheimer’s disease, a deadly brain disease than can cause loss of memory and mobility, affects millions of lives daily. June marks Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and Virginia Tech researchers are engaged in research meant to advance treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and assist caregivers of loved ones with dementia.

FAU CA-AI Research Highlighted in ‘Nature Reviews’

Equipped with a breakthrough algorithmic solution, researchers have “cracked the code” on interference when machines need to talk with each other – and people. Their method, which is a first, dynamically fine-tunes multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) links, a cornerstone of modern-day wireless systems such as Wi-Fi and cellular networks.

The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute Launches Cancer Equity Compass

The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute announces the public launch of a new online tool that reveals the overlap between cancer disparities and social determinants of health (SDOH) using advanced heat maps of U.S. counties. The Cancer Equity Compass can identify high-opportunity targets for policies and programs to achieve equitable health outcomes in underserved populations.

World Branding Expert Suggests Place Branding for Thailand’s Soft Power, Increasing Income, Reducing Costs, Building Thailand’s Fan Club

A world-renowned place branding expert and Thai professors in branding joined a discussion on “Rethinking Soft Power with Place Branding,” emphasizing the effective use of place branding in Thailand to push the soft power agenda to the fullest.

Intake Reduction and Pre-surgery Body Weight Explain Efficacy of Weight Loss Surgery

A new study finds that pre-surgery weight plays a role in how much weight loss occurs after gastric bypass. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology and has been chosen as an APSselect article for June.

How Your Sleep Patterns Change Can Tell You About Your Health

Your sleep tracker might give you information about more than just your sleep–specifically, it might give you information about chronic conditions such as diabetes and sleep apnea, and illnesses such as COVID-19. This is one of the findings of a study that analyzed data from 5 million nights of sleep across roughly 33,000 people.

Cucumbers fight back: new study uncovers genetic key to overcoming water stress

A pivotal study has shed light on the genetic underpinnings of cucumbers’ ability to withstand waterlogging. The research identifies a key gene, CsPrx73, which is instrumental in the development of adventitious roots and the neutralization of harmful reactive oxygen species (ROS), offering a promising avenue for improving crop resilience in waterlogged conditions.

The critical role of assertiveness of women business owners in the link between firm performance and family instrumental support

Abstract Drawing on the cognitive psychology of entrepreneurship, bounded rationality and role congruity perspectives, we investigate the moderating role of the assertiveness of women business owners in the relationship between their business performance and subsequent family-to-business instrumental support. Previous research…

Using self-administered cognitive test in primary care offices increased early diagnosis of cognitive disorders by six times

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have found that the practical and brief SAGE test was easily incorporated into primary care providers’ visits.
The free Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) developed by Ohio State researchers is designed to detect early signs of cognitive, memory or thinking impairments. It evaluates a person’s thinking abilities and helps physicians to know how well their brain is working.

Superar las barreras quirúrgicas en áreas de bajos recursos

Hasta la mitad de las personas con epilepsia resistente a los medicamentos (ERD) pueden beneficiarse de la cirugía. Sin embargo, en muchas regiones de bajos recursos, el establecimiento de un programa quirúrgico requiere enfrentar múltiples desafíos.