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Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches

...usual lunch programs as a proxy for acceptance. If students consumed the same amount or more of the test produ...dren ate less of the meatless nuggets, because the students had strong preconceived notions of the flavor, shape, and size of chicken nuggets," Klein said. "How...

Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds

...e first to examine the effects of witnessing other students being bullied. The UCLA researchers studied 192 students in two ethnically diverse, urban schools. In one school, 47 percent of the sixth graders reported be...

The Gerontological Society of America announces Hartford Fellowship recipients

Four outstanding social work students have been chosen as the newest recipients of the p...ilies. It was created to help social work doctoral students overcome their greatest obstacles, such as limited teacher training and career guidance. These fello...

RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level

...Institute for the Deaf (NTID), focuses on how deaf students process information in the classroom. Another proj...e range of environments," Pelz says. "We can study students in a classroom or people finding their way in the woods." The wearable eye tracker extends the lab...

Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool

... listening to Sonic Golf's audio feedback, all the students made improvements in their swings in just 20 to 30 minutes," said Bill Greenleaf, a PGA Master Professional and Director of Instruction at the Dunes at Maui Lunai. "Some fine tuned, and some made dramatic changes that I would not previously have thou...

UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants

...fice of Intellectual Property Management, "because students can continue to be involved in the development of the technology and if the company takes off, it could be located right here in the Seacoast." Still in an R&D phase, Xemed has only one employee besides Hersman, but in the next three years he envisio...

Simple intervention encourages sun protection behaviors

...iven a sample of a sunless tanning lotion. All the students filled out a second questionnaire on their intende...uture sunbathing and sun protection behaviors. The students were contacted a month later in a "surprise" telephone follow-up, of which they had not been informe...

NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center

...al Opportunity Program (EOP), which helps minority students earn technological degrees and become engineers. B... The League offers co-ops and scholarships to NJIT students who study electrical engineering or telecommunications. Baptiste, of Roxbury, mounted 144 of the ...

College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates

...e harm caused by alcohol consumption among college students may exceed previous estimates of the problem. Res...1998 to more than 1,700 in 2001 among U.S. college students aged 18-24. Over the same period national surveys indicate the number of students who drove under t...

Protecting human subjects focus of national FDA conference at UH

...D. Anderson Cancer Center. We've also had pre-med students from the local chapter of the American Medical Student Association sign on as volunteers. I'm really pleased with the level of involvement and the unity exhibited by so many in this important event." For conference information, including the agend...

Benign separation process being advanced for pharmaceutical industry

...edicinal Chemistry presentations. Taylor and other students have been working with Pinkston for three years. Zheng recently joined the team and is studying how the additive allows the experiment to be successful. The company is providing her with a fellowship for spring and summer 2005....

Teenage highs and lows

...buse (NIDA) in the USA assessed over 13,700 school students at high schools throughout the USA (aged 11-21 years). The students were participating in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health in the USA twice (in 1995...

Does the college experience damage your brain?

... first 'Brain Integration Report Card' for college students To assess the development of a student's brain functioning, behavior, and self-development during college years Live webcast - 10 a.m. to 12 noon (Central) - http://brainconference.mum.edu Speakers Include Andrew Newberg, M.D. , Director of Clin...

Brain imaging reveals secrets of love, fear and betrayal

...hakespeare plays will be acted by a group of young students of Shakespeare studies. The event, to be held at the Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, is part of the worldwide events marking Brain Awareness Week and here in Edinburgh is organised by the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and the Centre for Neu...

Teen tooth trauma prevalent in Ontario

Nearly one in five Ontario Grade 8 students shows evidence of damage to his or her front teeth, says a new University of Toronto study. This is the first study of dental injury done in Ontario, says David Locker, a professor with the U of T Faculty of Dentistry. Similar studies have been done ...

Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny

...cation and removal. A new study, done by chemistry students at Northern Arizona University, looked at the chemical composition of a variety of tattoo inks to better understand their potential health risks. The findings, presented today at the 229 th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worl...

Medical molecules designed to respond to visible light that can penetrate tissue

...on. Co-authors are Brewer; undergraduate chemistry students Matthew Jeletic of Centreville, Va. and Jerita Dub...tion Center Room 4. Co-authors are chemistry Ph.D. students Mark Elvington of Blacksburg, Va. and Ran Miao of Zhangzhou City, China, Mongelli, Dubash, Jeletic, ...

Routine dental panoramic X-rays not necessary, study shows

...he study were Nader Ehsani and Lakshmannan Suresh, students in the UB dental school....

Teen athletes continue tobacco use, despite severe consequences

...aches' attitudes toward tobacco. Almost 40% of the students who had ever used tobacco had an oral lesion, and this finding was strongest for smokeless tobacco users. Tobacco use was much more prevalent among male athletes. More Caucasian than African-American athletes used tobacco, and tobacco use increased f...

2005 Award for Basic Research in Biological Mineralization

..., an early-intervention program targeting minority students to careers in dental academics. In 2002, she became the director of the dental schools training program "Craniofacial Oral-biology Student Training in Academic Research" (COSTAR), funded by the NIDCR at just under $4.0 million dollars. Her research h...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... Three Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have ... treatments for diabetes, Novo Nordisk announced this month. Of ... Diabetes and Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program, only four ... Johns Hopkins researchers. They are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; ... , Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology, will ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) recently ... molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth ... BRI scientists have found in models of the disease ... - 80 percent and can keep the tumor from ... five-year grant comes from the National Cancer Institute of ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Diego, Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new study ... analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a ... health strategies. , Investigators from San Diego ... and the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches ... e.g., "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from 2005 ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have ... than those with no inflammation, according to results of ... Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent ... so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason ... of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. ...
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