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Newswise: Is the king of the jungle, really a couch potato?

Is the king of the jungle, really a couch potato?

University of South Australia

Active at work, restful at play – it seems fair enough, but if you have a very active or physical job, too much rest could put you at risk of obesity, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

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Newswise: Legislation inspired by University of Utah law professor’s research aims to protect consumers from predatory lenders

Legislation inspired by University of Utah law professor’s research aims to protect consumers from predatory lenders

University of Utah

Research by Christopher L. Peterson, a professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is at the foundation of the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which aims to cap interest rates on consumer loans to all Americans, especially veterans and Gold Star families.

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Probiotic Bacteria: A Double-Edged Sword

American Technion Society

Israeli and American scientists have discovered that administering probiotics in hospital intensive care units may lead to blood infections, and in some cases the adverse effects could outweigh the potential benefits.

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The Chinese Economy: Regulation vs. Shadow Banking

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Shadow banking is on the rise in China. This begs some important questions. Among them: Why? How is the shadow banking scene different in China vs. the U.S.? Do government regulations do what they intend to? Given the nature of shadow banking and the importance of the Chinese economy to the global economy, the situation bears examination.

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Newswise: UVA Investing Conference: Purpose-Driven and ‘Super Weird’ Strategies to Drive Future of Benchmark-Beating Returns

UVA Investing Conference: Purpose-Driven and ‘Super Weird’ Strategies to Drive Future of Benchmark-Beating Returns

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The 2019 University of Virginia Investing Conference, hosted by the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management at the Darden School of Business, turned its attention to the prospects for differentiated returns with a conference themed around “the future of alpha.” T

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$3M Gift Powers New Scholarships for Military Students at UVA Darden

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business today announced a new gift to support members of the military through full scholarships to the School.

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