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2005 Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Award
...ing's Dental Institute (London, UK), taught dental students
and post-graduate students, and is the Editor of the journal Oral Diseases. As the new head of the first new dental school in Australia in nearly 60 years, he will be instrumental in developing programs that are extremely innovative, not only in dent...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...n, to ensure that the next generation of deserving students
have the opportunity to pursue their dreams of bec...l Research (NIDCR) to support travel for US dental students
and NIDCR-supported research trainees to present their research at the IADR/AADR/CADR meeting in Bal...
Student identifies electrical changes preceding heart failure
... the summer and fall of 2004. Since 1993, about 40 students
each year have received PURA grants of up to $3,00...vides one of these research opportunities, open to students
in each of the university's four schools with full-time undergraduates: the Krieger School of Arts ...
College students at no greater risk of alcohol-related problems than peers
CHICAGO Although college students
had higher rates of yearly, monthly, and weekly al...ation in the article, binge drinking among college students
has been identified as a major public health problem by the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Depart...
NJIT chemistry professor edits text outlining best laboratory practices
...ty control steps. Both graduate and undergraduate students
can benefit from the book, along with chemical professionals involved in laboratory work....
School-based smoking prevention programs ineffective
...gnificant difference in smoking prevalence between students
enrolled in school based smoking prevention programs and students
not enrolled in this type of program. Only one program, Life Skills Program, had fewer smokers at l...
Orthodontists must brace against back pain
...ersity of Alberta. A study of graduate orthodontic students
at the university and a practising orthodontist--who'd been working for 18 years--showed that long hours of bending low and working in patients' mouths put heavy strain on the lower back and neck--burdens that translated into weights of up to 138 kil...
Parents who quit smoking may influence their offspring to quit as young adults
...hild who smoked at least weekly by 12th grade. The students
in the study were part of the landmark Hutchinson ...moking-prevention research, involving nearly 8,400 students
and 600 teachers throughout 40 school districts in Washington. The National Cancer Institute funded ...
Pioneering nanosystems degree wins approval
...engineering disciplines at Tech. "We want all our students
in all of our degree programs to be exposed to and have some knowledge of nanosystems," Napper said. Dr. Ken Rea, vice president for academic affairs at Tech, commended Napper; Dr. Hisham Hegab, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and ...
A safer route to school makes children more likely to walk and bike, study shows
...hildren, the researchers found that overall, fewer students
were walking and bicycling to school, suggesting the decades-long downward trend continues. Schools included in the research are Cesar Chavez Elementary (Bell Gardens), Glenoaks Elementary (Glendale), Jasper Elementary (Alta Loma), Juan Cabrillo Ele...
Researcher explores ways to make hypnosis a more effective therapeutic technique
...ling thoughts and feelings." Lynn and his graduate students
are working to develop scales that measure a person's aptitude for mindfulness and see how one's ranking on those scales correlates to other traits. "Initial results suggest that the ability to be mindful is associated with a variety of positive char...
Hard choices: Pitt researcher presents findings on when to accept organ transplants
...tion, Schaefer, Roberts, and several Pitt graduate students
also are working on other decision-making scenarios, such as modeling the optimal time to switch HIV medications or to discharge a patient from intensive care. Schaefer and his team plan to work with the clinical team at the University of Pittsburgh ...
Researchers track program's success in curbing aggressive behavior
...sroom earlier this month, she observed first-grade students
playing a game that promotes good behavior as they... circles. Turns out the game works -- keeping the students
from violent behavior long into adolescence. For more than a decade, researchers at the University o...
Prestigious 2004 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize honors Maxine Singer
...extbook, Genes & Genomes , which is now in use by students
of molecular genetics worldwide. A subsequent book, Dealing with Genes , was intended to acquaint a wider readership with modern genetics. Singer has since 1978 served as a member of the Board of Governors and Scientific Advisory Council of the Weiz...
Johns Hopkins scientists receive presidential medals
...out the years. "I am grateful that the work of my students
over the past 40 years has received recognition," said Snyder. "I feel honored to be included among other distinguished neuroscientists who have also received the award, especially my friend and colleague Vernon Mountcastle." Snyder was born in 1938...
Using the internet's power and anonymity to reduce problem drinking
...mparison to campus norms," said Walters. "College students
tend to think they're roughly in the middle of other students
in terms of their drinking. However, people tend to hang around others that drink like them. Heavy...
Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision
...paper reporter turned journalism professor had his students
interview people involved in case. Four of the jurors admitted conducting an experiment during a break in the trial, thinking they had permission to do so. They had one or more jurors pace off given distances and see if the others could recognize t...
Dialogue & personal example work best for parents in drug talks with teens
... study examined the taped narratives of 75 college students
regarding talks with a parent about alcohol and dr...e interviewed, making 151 respondents in all. Both students
and parents were asked to recall the methods used by parents in broaching the subjects of drugs with...
Brain synapse formation linked to proteins, Stanford study finds
...ers who contributed to this work are undergraduate students
Caleb Stokes and Christine Mullowney....
Teaching a less obvious medical skill -- Ethical decision-making
When medical students
at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Ca...then understand what may facilitate that goal. For students
in training, the biggest challenge may be handling the feeling of uncertainty when they realize ther...
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