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Kandel pays tribute to Hubel's and Wiesel's 25-year partnership and work in neurobiology & vision

...Writers" a program highlighting important science books and their authors. Two Beautiful Minds Are Better Than One Taking a cue from their book (the work contains biographical information and a collection of their most vital research papers prefaced by newly written forewords that put their work in per...

UCLA study: Nearly a third of drug ads in medical journals contain no references for medical claims

...erences included journal articles (88 percent) and books (8 percent). When reviewers tried to obtain the reference documents, 99 percent were available. UCLA researchers also checked the funding sources of the original research cited in all the ads and of a random sample of 100 journal articles. Out of 2...

Truth in advertising

... of references included journal articles (88%) and books (8%). When reviewers tried to obtain the reference documents, 99 percent were available. UCLA researchers also checked the funding sources of the original research cited in all the ads and of a random sample of 100 journal articles. Out of 294 ad re...

New research reinforces importance of aerobic health

...ion and the publication of scientific newsletters, books and reports....

National Academies news: Academy honors 17 for major contributions to science

...idge, Mass. Schacter was chosen "for his numerous books andreviews, which illuminate and explain the psychology and neuroscience ofhuman memory for specialists, scientific colleagues, and the public."The award is supported by Annual Reviews Inc., the Institute forScientific Information, and THE SCIENTIST ...

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Blackwell Publishing announce partnership

...ishes over 750 journals and 600 text and reference books annually, across a wide range of academic, medical, and professional subjects. The company remains independent with over 900 staff members in offices in the US, UK, Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, and Japan. Blackwell's mission as an expert pub...

Early learning leaves lasting changes in brain, Stanford owl study shows

... that it's not just the ability to do math or read books that can help a child when they grow up. Those brain regions that help sense and interpret the world are most affected by early childhood experiences. "These have a huge impact on higher functions in later life," Knudsen said. Toys that beep, crinkle...

Stem cell research: The new medicine of the future

...gdom, we're breaking new ground, rewriting medical books and helping to usher in the new medicine of the future. We fully acclaim Prop. 71 and view it as leap in the right direction. Whether it will be enough to bring back top stem cell researchers to the United States is a question only time can answer. ...

2004 Science-in-Society Award winners announced

...lance; and Gareth Cook, Boston Globe . A separate books committee consisting of freelance and author Steve Olson (chair), author Mitch Waldrop, and Jennifer Couzin, a writer at Science , decided the book award recipient. The final committee chose the other winners from among finalists screened by committ...

Iris Murdoch's last novel reveals first signs of Alzheimer's disease

... types was also strikingly greater in both earlier books compared with Jackson's Dilemma. The findings suggest an enrichment in vocabulary between the early and middle stages of Murdoch's writing career, followed by an impoverishment before the composition of her final work. An examination of the chara...

GSA confers 2004 Joseph T. Freeman Award to St. Louis University's Morley

...section of www.cyberounds.com and has published 19 books and 919 papers. The Freeman Award was established in 1977 through a bequest from a patient's estate as a tribute to Dr. Joseph T. Freeman, a leading physician and one of the Society's distinguished members and past presidents. The winner traditionall...

NYU Child Study Center researcher receives award from NARSAD

...Dr. Klein has authored over 200 articles and seven books and has played a major role in the career development of young researchers in psychiatry. Magda Campbell, M.D., Professor Emeritus at the New York University School of Medicine was also honored with NARSAD's Ruane Prize for her research....

Rating medical journals by importance to clinicians

... to focus their full text reading. As journals and books are the main source of information for clinicians, it is important that they choose carefully which journals to subscribe to and read. "This decision should not be based on intuition alone," says McKibbon....

Dad's death helps national expert evaluate end-of-life care

...e the system better than most: He has written four books about end-of-life concerns and palliative care and took the issue of physician-assisted suicide to the Supreme Court in 1997. "All the elements of good end-of-life care are known right now, but what's not there is any kind of consistent availability...

AAN develops neurology education series for patients and families

... of Neurology announces publication of a series of books that offer valuable information about common disorders of the brain and central nervous system. Migraines and Other Headaches is the first in the series. "This book is the essential guide for anyone who suffers from headaches, and for those who don't...

ISSIR launches The Journal of Sexual Medicine with Blackwell

...Blackwell will publish over 600 text and reference books across a wide range of academic and professional subjects. For more information on Blackwell Publishing, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com or www.blackwell-synergy.com ....

Environmental inequities cluster to harm poor children

...are inadequate; they tend to read less, have fewer books at home, use libraries less often and spend more time watching television than their middle-income counterparts. "These risk factors aren't randomly distributed but co-occur much more frequently in the environments of low-income children," says Evan...

Blackwell Publishing acquires BMJ Books

...ackwell. Each year, Blackwell publishes over 100 books and 350 journals in medicine, biomedicine and alli...book publishing business. We have published great books of which we are proud, but our cost structure has meant that we could not produce the return on the ...

Gaining health while giving back to the community

...s, to support library operations and help pick out books and read, to solve problems and play cooperatively. A small stipend of $150 to $200 a month was offered to the volunteers to reimburse for expenses. Volunteers signed up for "generative," not health-related reasons, says Fried. The majority, almost...

Study finds little effects in patients who take prescription drugs and dietary supplements

... dietary supplements were friends or relatives and books or magazines. Among the patients taking supplements, 48 percent of the Pittsburgh patients and 43 percent of the Los Angeles patients had potential drug-dietary supplement interactions of any significance. Most patients had one or two possible drug-...

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