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How couples manage parenting forecasts later marital quality, study finds
...ssistant professor of human development and family science
at Ohio State University. "The issues you confront in parenting aren't typically the kind of issues you've confronted before you had children. That can make a big difference in your relationship." Schoppe-Sullivan conducted the study with Sarah Mange...
2004 Research in Periodontal Disease Award to Soskolne
...kolne has been active in the development of dental science
in Israel and was one of the founding members of the Israeli Division of the IADR and served as its President. He has also been active in the IADR and the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR for many years and has been directly involved in stimula...
2004 Souder Award to David Eick
...d for research in the field of dental biomaterials science
is being presented today to Dr. J. David Eick, Chairman, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri-Kansas City. Previously, he taught and performed research at Oral Roberts University and at the State University of New Y...
Awards & fellowships presented in Hawaii
...utstanding and innovative research in basic dental science
for the improvement of public dental health; and (2) recognition of applied research achievements for the improvement and development of oral care products for the prevention of oral diseases. The 2004 Award-winners are, representing the Periodontal ...
Brain Science Institute at Columbia University established by Kavli Foundation gift
...en a leader in advancing the neurosciences. Neural science
at Columbia has succeeded in forging into one disc...olecular approach to the brain with systems neural science
and cognitive psychology. "Many of us believe that studying neural circuits of interconnected cells,...
OHSU receives grant to study evolutionary computing for biomedical image analysis
...ity. "Whether it's computer science, environmental science
or biomedical engineering, our goal is to be colla... technique -- are how OGI is using its traditional science
and engineering expertise to branch into new, less traditional areas of study. The emphasis on inter...
Beta blockers usage low despite insurance
...thor of the study. "Beyond advancing knowledge and science
CAQH will utilize the information to develop and implement appropriate interventions to help heart attack survivors achieve the benefits of this important and life-saving drug," he said. The researchers identified 15,070 patients in 44 states where C...
Problems controlling anger lead to weight gain for teens
...ad author of the study and professor of behavioral science
at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health. In the mid-1990s, investigators at the university conducted a pilot study in which they found a strong association between body mass index and internalized anger i...
Painkiller linked to rise in overdose deaths
...in deaths related to the drug in the US. Forensic science
experts fear that a huge increase in methadone prescriptions is feeding the black market and encouraging abuse. In 2001, the Food and Drug Administration's MedWatch programme recorded 61 methadone-related deaths in the US. That is more than occurre...
Wavefront-guided LASIK improves contrast sensitivity
... MacRae, MD, professor of ophthalmology and visual science
at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, said, "I agree that customized wavefront treatments should be incorporated into refractive surgery practices because they minimize higher-order aberrations that are created by conven...
March 2, 2004, Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet
...work, the medical profession, which seeks "to meld science
and art in the service of humanity," should remain vigilant and look and listen carefully for family and intimate partner violence among children, women or older adults (Editorial, p. 399)....
International public health expert Jeffrey Koplan addresses emerging infectious diseases conference
...e, illustrate the complex relationship between the science
of public health and infectious diseases and the practice of public health and politics. Emory University administrator and former CDC director Jeffrey Koplan, MD, MPH, will bring his personal views and experiences to bear on the critical interactio...
American Academy of Neurology presents 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, April 24 - May 1, 2004
...platform and poster sessions. "The highly regarded science
program at the Annual Meeting draws worldwide inte..., from prevention to diagnosis and treatment." Key science
presentations will be presented at four plenary sessions, starting with the Presidential Plenary Ses...
Icahn invests in the future of medicine
...well as the Carl C. Icahn Science Center Choate's science
building. In the Bronx, he founded Icahn House a home for single mothers and their children, as well as the Carl C. Icahn Charter School for grades K-4. And, just last month, Mr. Icahn announced a $10 million gift for the sponsorship of a new worl...
System can predict disease spread
...and Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, associate director for science
at the Corvallis laboratory of the EPA. "This actually builds upon the science
of loop analysis, an engineering technique that was first developed in the 1950s," Orme-Zavaleta sai...
At AAAS: Biocomplexity panel on human-nature interactions
...vironmentalgenetics." Thomas J. Baerwald-a senior science
advisor and program directorin NSF's Directorate for Social, Behavioral and EconomicSciences-is a co-organizer of the AAAS "Reciprocal Interactions"session. Understanding the complex interactions between peopleand their natural and built environments...
FIRST fellowship program proves worthy model for training faculty in biological sciences
...e guidance of a faculty scientist mentor and teach science
to undergraduate students under the guidance or a teaching mentor. "The FIRST program has enabled Atlanta and the AUC institutions to attract and train excellent students, many of whom will likely remain to become faculty in Atlanta's undergraduat...
Pitt receives $14.5 million from NIH to improve pediatric heart transplantation outcomes
...opment and Disease. Such a center encourages basic science
research findings to be applied more rapidly to ad...ntation depend on novel strategies that link basic science
advances to modifications in clinical protocols," stated Dr. Webber. "We're poised to take these adv...
Laser method identifies, counts toxic molecules
...emical sensors, as well as for fundamental surface science
studies. The technique (a variation on cavity ring-down spectroscopy) relies on laser light reflecting and circulating inside a prism-like optical resonator. The time it takes the light to diminish (or ring down) changes depending on whether specific...
National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2004 class of inventors
...lfare of society and have promoted the progress of science
and the useful arts. All nominations are reviewed...mittee, comprised of representatives from national science
and technology organizations....
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