Tag: "students" at medical news
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
...hat's Next. Campaign priorities include supporting students
and faculty through scholarships, fellowships and endowed chairs; creating and expanding academic programs; funding research endeavors and health sciences advancements; and providing innovation funds and unrestricted support. To date, UCSD has raised...
New study finds link between self-mutilation and risky sexual behavior
... number of self-cutters in adolescents and college students
to be around 14%. In short, teens with abuse history take sexual risks and teens who self-cut take sexual risks. But teens that have been abused and cut take even more sexual risks. "The effect is additive," says Brown....
Campus can be effective site for anti-smoking efforts
...tervention studies aimed at college and university students
and selected 14 studies that had strong statistica... ," Murphy-Hoefer says. Tobacco advertisers aim at students
through college newspapers, bar and club promotions and free samples, and these outlets are good sta...
PCBs, fungicide open brain cells to Parkinson's assault
...na W. Lee and Mary Williamson, fifth-year graduate students
in the toxicology Ph.D. program, technician Bryan Thompson, and former University scientists Brian K. Barlow and Deborah Cory-Slechta, who are now associated with the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. The University is also home to th...
Love me; Love my jokes
...personal attraction, discovered in a survey of 150 students
that to a woman, "sense of humour" means someone who makes her laugh; to a man, a sense of humour means someone who appreciates his jokes. "There's a difference between producers (those who make you laugh) and receptors (those who laugh when someone ...
Rice's CNST awards Smalley/Curl funds for innovation
...nd I look forward to carrying out research with my students
to achieve the vision set out by Rick Smalley and Bob Curl for their award," said Wong. CNST officials say Rice, the Houston business community and the general public all stand to benefit from the innovation funding provided by the Smalley/Curl Fund ...
Why North America is not a rhythm nation
...ed by Hannon and Trehub, 50 North American college students
and 17 first- or second-generation Bulgarian and Macedonian immigrants listened to four folkdance tunes from Serbia and Bulgaria. Two of the songs had a simple meter similar to western-style melodies (2 + 2 + 2 + 2) and two had a complex meter (2 + 2...
Effects of autism reach beyond language, new research suggests
...of simple cognitive tests to 19 first-year medical students
one to two days before a regular classroom exam a...ngs were less hectic. While pre-exam stress helped students
accurately recall a list of memorized numbers, they did less well on the tests that required them to...
The research assessment exercise is damaging UK medicine
...is in turn has compromised the training of medical students
and jeopardised high-quality translational research that is directed towards the benefit of patients. The numbers of clinical academic staff have been cut to recruit basic scientists whose research is likely to favour RAE ratings. The knock-on effect...
Older people get the big picture faster, and they are less inhibited
...m. The study, conducted in collaboration with PhD students
Lisa Betts and Christopher Taylor, suggests that one type of inhibitory neurotransmitter may not have as much effect in old brains as in young brains. However, the researchers caution that although such a change makes older people perform better on t...
Dartmouth awarded $21.8 million NSF grant
... Learning Center (SLC) initiative. Researchers and students
involved in the CCEN will work to understand the b...ations to implement learning techniques among K-12 students
and teachers. This five-year award, which may be renewed, represents the largest peer-reviewed resea...
UC Irvine's undergraduate research programs receive $900,000 funding boost
...-- a program beginning this summer that will allow students
from colleges across the country to conduct resear...he National Institutes of Health -- will allow UCI students
to pursue interdisciplinary research in disease prevention and health promotion. In stiff competitio...
15 minutes training enough to save lives with an automated external defibrillator
...Germany, asked over two hundred first year medical students
with no prior experience to use a defibrillator on...tween the sessions. Before the second session, the students
attended a 15-minute talk on the purpose of the defibrillator, why it has to be used within the firs...
Computer memory, MRI technology benefit from student research at UH
...gy and advanced electronics, University of Houston students
in science and engineering showcased their origina...n a recent campus competition. Three UH graduate students
won top honors and prize money at the biannual UH Texas Center for Superconductivity and Advanced Ma...
Risk and intimate relationships: Can hope triumph over experience in an age of 'messy' lives?
...ewis of the London School of Economics. Rebellious students
in the late 1960s were contemptuous of what may be termed 'the standard career', which promised the certainty of working in the same occupation until retirement. A generation ago, personal lives were also much more predictable. It was not until the l...
Researchers map the sexual network of an entire high school
...ive people at the high school. There were not many students
who had many partners and who provided links to th...d out through the community, with few places where students
directly shared the same partners with each other. But they were indirectly linked, partner to partn...
Mental health crisis looming for tsunami survivors, warns psychologist just back from Indonesia
... number of endangered primate species. Of the 370 students
from Aceh province at Bogor Agricultural University, at least 200 lost some or all of their family, their home or any hope for family assistance in completing their education. Kyes does not specialize in clinical treatment, but has experience as a t...
Brown and NIH create joint neuroscience graduate program
...ate Partnerships Program. The program supports 300 students
from around the world as they pursue doctoral degr...erience at the cutting edge of neuroscience. These students
will get training that is second to none." Students are eligible to apply now for fall 2005 admissio...
Collaborative care, training boosts adolescent depression treatment in primary care clinics
...symptoms are reported by 28 percent of high school students
during the past year. Research has identified effective treatments, yet adolescents with depression frequently receive no treatment or do not receive the most effective treatments. "Recent controversies about the safety and benefits of antidepressan...
Rice student wins award for revolutionary MRI research
...ndividual cells. "Balu is one of the best graduate students
I have worked with in my 30 years at Rice," said L...e the first of their kind offered to U.S. graduate students
working on nanotechnology. A Rice student has won one of the two awards in each of the first two yea...
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