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March Newsletter

March 12, 2010 15:46 by BryanRoland
March 2010 Newsletter


Conference season is fully underway and we at AsisChem are getting right into the mix.  Coming up this month we will be at the American Chemical Society in San Fransisco from March 21st through March 25th.  If anybody is interested in learning about our progress since the last ACS meeting we would love to meet with you.  You can contact Mel Bellott to discuss details. 

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Not getting enough sleep does more damage than just leaving you with puffy eyes. It can cause fat to accumulate around your organs - more dangerous, researchers say, than those pesky love handles and jiggly thighs.

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine reveals how extremes of sleep - both too much and too little - can be hazardous to your health - especially for young minority women, a group most affected by obesity and chronic metabolic disease.  Read More

Doctors treat millions of children with Ritalin every year to improve their ability to focus on tasks, but scientists now report that Ritalin also directly enhances the speed of learning.
In animal research, the scientists showed for the first time that Ritalin boosts both of these cognitive abilities by increasing the activity of the neurotransmitter dopamine deep inside the brain. Read More

How You Think About You Age May Affect How You Age

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The saying "You're only as old as you feel" really seems to resonate with older adults, according to research from Purdue University.

"How old you are matters, but beyond that it's your interpretation that has far-reaching implications for the process of aging," said Markus H. Schafer, a doctoral student in sociology and gerontology who led the study. "So, if you feel old beyond your own chronological years you are probably going to experience a lot of the downsides that we associate with aging.  Read More


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Bryan Roland, Director - Project Management

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