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First national sleep conference March 29-30 explores sleep's role in public health
...e of poor sleep; or your child, who has trouble in school
because she doesn't get enough sleep at night. "Th...rupted sleep in children and adolescents with poor school
performance, increased substance use, depressed mood, decreased self-esteem, poor mood regulation, a...
Almost half of rural North Carolina Adults report using 'home remedies'
...nt) use vitamins and minerals. Adults with a high school
education or less are more likely to use honey-lemon-vinegar-whiskey remedies but less likely to use vitamin-and-mineral remedies. Arcury and three colleagues from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also reported that respiratory and th...
76 million research centre to make the UK a global centre of excellence for clinical imaging
...y Imperial College, on the former Burlington Danes school
site adjoining Hammersmith Hospital, to be completed by 2006. Imperial's Hammersmith campus was selected for the new development as it is already home to a considerable concentration of imaging expertise and many of the world's leading experts in i...
Light to moderate drinking during pregnancy may lead to learning and memory deficits in adolescents
...earning and memory are cornerstones for success in school
and in everyday life," added Sarah Mattson, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, and associate director of the Center for Behavioral Teratology at San Diego State University. "Disruption of the ability to learn and remember new infor...
Experience is more effective than classroom learning in changing age bias in dental students
...owledge of the elderly and again at the end of the school
year showed that bias actually increased in studen...ted to issues affecting the elderly to each dental school
class (year 1 through year 4) in 2002. Before the program, students filled out a standard survey, P...
Facing oral health disparities in Hawaii
...ntion programs is hampered by the lack of a dental school
and adequate state resources. David Easa and co-workers at the University of Hawaii have developed a collaboration model to establish a mentoring relationship with a research-intensive School of Dentistry to develop competence in dental research, con...
Childhood obesity leads to adult diabetes, researcher says
...as the American Diabetes Association's Web site , school
health programs, and local health departments. Misra believes parents, schools, health providers and the food industry must begin working together to decrease the number of children who are obese and in danger of becoming diabetic. "An overw...
Random drug testing in schools is unworkable
...t result are especially pertinent to screening for school
age drug use. He also argues that a single, positi...party, he says. "In three years' of experience of school
health provision for alcohol and drug problems and their related referral networks, I do not know of...
Families, media and education crucial in preventing eating disorders
...or. Ballard, who specializes in women's health and school
health education, said that 5 to 10 million women ...everal topics related to women's health issues and school
health education such as the role fathers play in their daughters' lives, what educational programs ...
OHSU scientists advance fertility preservation procedure
...s also an assistant professor of pediatrics at the school
and first author of the Nature paper. "We believe this breakthrough may be a major step in preserving fertility for young cancer survivors. In the future this procedure could allow a significant number of these cancer survivors to conceive and have h...
USC study finds hormone supplement used by athletes may not increase testosterone
... Food and Drug Administration. "Young kids of high school
and college age are taking this drug because they think it's going to enhance their athletic performance," she says. "But little is known about what the drug really does."...
OHSU receives grant to study evolutionary computing for biomedical image analysis
...he sort of new research opportunities the graduate school
has capitalized on since its 2001 merger with Oregon Health & Science University. "Whether it's computer science, environmental science or biomedical engineering, our goal is to be collaborative and work between disciplines to solve tough societal pr...
Why don't heart patients take their medicine? Study finds forgetfulness at the top of the list
...half of the patients had some college or technical school
training or were college graduates. The study population was over 95 percent white, with an average age of 64, and only 11 percent of the participants lived alone. If adherence is a problem for these patients, treated by quality-oriented physicians,...
Los Angeles kids benefit from new asthma identification process
...dentify thousands of children with asthma at their school
sites and offer free evaluation and ongoing asthma..., teachers in 13 of the schools were offered a $25 school
supplies gift certificate for a survey return rate of at least 80 percent. Researchers used a compl...
Obese children less physically fit
... Serratto said children could be motivated through school
or community center programs to become more physically active. "If you expose them to such programs they can raise to the occasion," she said. "The results of weight loss and physical activity could be maintained through adulthood with resulting dec...
Internet program and videos net nutritional benefits for kids
...h 4 An internet program and short videos shown at school
helped Milwaukee seventh graders lower their fat i.... The study included 137 culturally diverse middle school
students. Almost 90 percent of the students were either receiving free or reduced-cost lunches at s...
New breast pap smear detects early cellular changes; May prevent onset of breast cancer
...imple "PCR" test to amplify genes that even a high school
student could perform in the laboratory. The test works as follows: the breast is first numbed with a local anesthetic, a slender needle is inserted into the inner quadrant of the breast, then it is slightly withdrawn and reinserted eight to 10 times...
College education protects Caucasian women against obesity more than African American women
...und that, while women of both races with only high school
education had similar BMI levels (31.4 for blacks versus 31.1 for whites) the BMIs of Caucasian women with college education were lower than the BMIs of similar African American women (30.7 versus 27.1). Because women of both races in all educationa...
Studies highlight impact of Sept. 11, Iraq war on adolescents
... adolescents attending an inner-city Southern high school
were reporting clinically significant symptoms of ...shing a study like this is to alert pediatricians, school
counselors, caregivers, parents and school
administrators of potential stress rates related to react...
Teens present research findings at major international meeting
Honolulu, HawaiiTwo high school
studentsone from Jericho, NY, the other from Brook...are time in a lab. "I'm the features editor of our school
newspaper," she says, "and I've been volunteering at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Hospital in the ...
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