Tag Archives: Research

New research: Fashion shoppers’ post-purchase selfies are key to cutting the rising volume of online returns

61% of US and UK consumers say seeing visual user-generated content (UGC) from other customers can reduce the growing number of fashion ecommerce returns which is hitting retailers’ profitability and sustainability goals. And around half of consumers now accept that returning online fashion purchases is bad for the environment NEW YORK and LONDON (July 14,… Read More »

Global Research Institute with new Professorship in Tropical Medicine and Focus on Implementation Research

Institute assumes tasks of a WHO Collaborating Center (WHO-CC) Implementation Research – Kontrast Personalberatung assists in filling position The research institute from Hamburg will establish the department of implementation research and, with the new professorship of tropical medicine, set up a new internationally staffed section that will conduct cross-disease and multidisciplinary research. Implementation research, considered… Read More »

Research Has Found Excessive Salt Is Harmful to the Immune System

Research has found that besides being bad for blood pressure, a high salt diet is also bad for the immune system. Mice suffered from more bacterial infections of greater severity after being given a high-salt diet. Human volunteers consuming an extra 6 grams of salt a day experienced pronounced immune deficiencies. This amount is equivalent… Read More »

Research Says These Specific Facial Expressions Mean Someone Is Definitely Interested In You, So…

Today in news-that’s-not-really news: Science officially confirms flirting works. (Science = a study conducted by researchers from the University of Kansas). But actually, there’s more to the okay/duh/obvious results. In addition to confirming that flirting is definitely A Thing and aids in showing romantic interest in someone, that same research, now published in the Journal… Read More »

International experts call for independent probe of Canadian research linking fluoride and lower IQ

Article content continued In fact, the prominent journal that published Till’s key study on fluoride and IQ said it subjected the paper to added scrutiny and peer review because of its implications. The JAMA Pediatrics editor has said he would tell his wife not to drink tap water if she were pregnant. And separate studies… Read More »