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Encouraging older adults to participate in research

Source: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2014/04/encouraging-older-adults-participate-research

Do you struggle to recruit older participants into your research? Researchers tell us that recruiting older adults—especially from underrepresented groups—is challenging, while the need for participants is great….

Source: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2014/04/encouraging-older-adults-participate-research

Do you struggle to recruit older participants into your research? Researchers tell us that recruiting older adults—especially from underrepresented groups—is challenging, while the need for participants is great….

Survey: Would you take a brief assessment every year as an “annual mental check-up”?

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/07/12/survey-would-you-take-a-brief-assessment-every-year-as-an-annual-mental-check-up/

surveyPlease answer this question and a few other to help us better understand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you better (should take no more than 5 minutes to complete it):

Take the survey

Thank you in advance!

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/07/12/survey-would-you-take-a-brief-assessment-every-year-as-an-annual-mental-check-up/

surveyPlease answer this question and a few other to help us better understand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you better (should take no more than 5 minutes to complete it):

Take the survey

Thank you in advance!

Lifestyle Changes and Treatments for Managing Erectile Dysfunction

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/Pages/archive.aspx#hm412

Dr. Rodgers tells men with erectile dysfunction about changes they can make to regain sexual function….

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/Pages/archive.aspx#hm412

Dr. Rodgers tells men with erectile dysfunction about changes they can make to regain sexual function….

1st Woman-to-Man Sexual Zika Transmission Reported

Source: http://www.webmd.com/news/20160715/1st-case-of-female-to-male-sexual-transmission-of-zika-reported?src=RSS_PUBLIC

Woman in NYC contracted the virus on trip to endemic area, then passed it to boyfriend, health officials say

Source: http://www.webmd.com/news/20160715/1st-case-of-female-to-male-sexual-transmission-of-zika-reported?src=RSS_PUBLIC

Woman in NYC contracted the virus on trip to endemic area, then passed it to boyfriend, health officials say

New Link Between Autism and the Gut Microbiota

Source: http://brainblogger.com/2016/07/16/new-link-between-autism-and-the-gut-microbiota/

The fact that diet has a huge influence on our health should be common knowledge by now. But what research has been showing us in recent years is just how fundamental the influence of diet on our health can be. Surprising links between diet and a number of previously unsuspected diseases are being continuously established. But food does not affect us only after we are born, it actually starts to shape our health during pre-natal development.

Poor nutrition during pregnancy is known to be associated with developmental disorders. Maternal obesity due to high-fat diets during pregnancy, for example, has been linked to a number of conditions, including the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring. Since obesity is on the rise across all contexts, obesi…

Source: http://brainblogger.com/2016/07/16/new-link-between-autism-and-the-gut-microbiota/

The fact that diet has a huge influence on our health should be common knowledge by now. But what research has been showing us in recent years is just how fundamental the influence of diet on our health can be. Surprising links between diet and a number of previously unsuspected diseases are being continuously established. But food does not affect us only after we are born, it actually starts to shape our health during pre-natal development.

Poor nutrition during pregnancy is known to be associated with developmental disorders. Maternal obesity due to high-fat diets during pregnancy, for example, has been linked to a number of conditions, including the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring. Since obesity is on the rise across all contexts, obesi…

Next in Human Resources: Seeing cognitive diversity as an asset to build on, not a problem to avoid

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/07/13/next-in-human-resources-seeing-cognitive-diversity-as-an-asset-to-build-on-not-a-problem-to-avoid/

brains_neurodiversityNeurodiversity: The Benefits of Recruiting Employees with Cognitive Disabilities (Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge):

There’s a new frontier in diversity programs focused not on race or gender but on cognitive ability.

The growing interest in neurodiversity—hiring people with cognitive disabilities like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—is motivated by companies looking to tap into a largely unnoticed labor pool at a time when many bemoan the lack of skilled workers…

Social difficulties are one of the hallmarks of ASD, making it hard for those with ASD to make it through a traditional h…

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/07/13/next-in-human-resources-seeing-cognitive-diversity-as-an-asset-to-build-on-not-a-problem-to-avoid/

brains_neurodiversityNeurodiversity: The Benefits of Recruiting Employees with Cognitive Disabilities (Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge):

There’s a new frontier in diversity programs focused not on race or gender but on cognitive ability.

The growing interest in neurodiversity—hiring people with cognitive disabilities like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—is motivated by companies looking to tap into a largely unnoticed labor pool at a time when many bemoan the lack of skilled workers…

Social difficulties are one of the hallmarks of ASD, making it hard for those with ASD to make it through a traditional h…