Archive: 24/06/2008

Anti-inflammatory drug blocks brain plaques

Brain destruction in Alzheimer's disease is caused by the build-up of a protein called amyloid beta in the brain, which triggers damaging inflammation and the destruction of nerve cells. Scientists had previously shown that ...

dateJun 24, 2008 in Medications
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Cellular annoyance

Annoying mobile communications abroad The results of a multi-national survey to be published in the International Journal of Mobile Communications reveals some surprises about cell phone use that have implications for organizations ...

dateJun 24, 2008 in Telecom
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Firm location determines equity issuance

[B]Seasoned equity offerings less common for rural firms[/B] A new study in the journal Financial Management reveals that firms in rural areas are less likely to issue equity than firms in urban areas. In addition, rural ...

dateJun 24, 2008 in Other
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Individual trading positively related to future returns

A new study in the Journal of Finance reveals that individual trading is positively associated with future short-horizon returns. Documenting a pattern for individual investor trading in the U.S., researchers show that prices ...

dateJun 24, 2008 in Other
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