Tag: "school" at medical news
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
Berkeley -- Children on school
buses collectively inhale as much or more exhaust ...fically look at how much exhaust is breathed in on school
buses. "Although environmental regulators focus on controlling the amount of exhaust emitted by veh...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...arch (the largest center of its kind in any dental school
in the world), a world-class data coordinating center (EMMES Corporation in Rockville, MD), the largest dental marketing and practice management firm in the world (Levin Group in Owens Mills, MD), and a broad network of investigators and consultants....
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
... one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Bullying among school
children is considered a serious public health problem, affecting an estimated 30 percent of school-age children in the U.S., according to background information in the article. Previous research has suggested three possible predictors of future bull...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...-in other words, nearly all of usincluding medical school
department chairs and medical school
deans. An article just published in the journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAM...
Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards
...he created "Making Miracles," a program where high school
students volunteer in the cancer unit at Children's Hospital in Birmingham. Later, she spearheaded an initiative to persuade the state of Alabama to offer a "Curing Childhood Cancer" automobile license plate, the purchase of which helps to fund cance...
Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research
...present posters displaying the findings from their school
projects. These students will be given escorted tours of the posters and exhibit booths. They will attend lectures presented by accomplished cancer researchers Drs. Alfred C. Johnson, Donald S. Coffey, and Thomas M. Mack, and have the opportunity to ...
Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter
...tes spent in moderate activity such as walking to school
was related to how fat they were, although it did have some impact on cardiovascular fitness. The implication is that you need to do vigorous activity if you want to be lean." Researchers used an accelerometer that discriminates between light, mo...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
... research center to study dietary supplements. The school
of medicine, part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, is one of five centers nationwide selected for funding. Research conducted by the funded centers will explore the safety, effectiveness, and mechanisms of botanicals, which are plant...
Liver may be source of 'good' cholesterol
... John S. Parks, Ph.D., senior researcher, from the school
of medicine, which is part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. "Understanding more about how HDL is produced could lead to new treatments to raise its levels." Learning more about Tangier disease could help people with less severe chole...
Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions
...ase's dental clinic where students from the dental school
receive their clinical training. Lewis will present findings from the study, "Dental Patients Who Use Tobacco: Attitudes Toward Tobacco Cessation Promotion" for the International Association of Dental Research and the American Association for Dental...
Learning software developed by Rutgers-Newark scientist helps 450,000 students with reading
... About 450,000 children spread among 2,700 public school
districts in 25 states all have something in commo.... And educators have responded. Currently, public school
districts in areas ranging from Juneau, Alaska, to Palm Beach, from St. Louis to Connecticut, and fr...
New research reveals working mothers do not adversely impact on children's diets
... no qualifications, 54% of those whose mothers had school
or non-advanced qualifications and 41% of those whose mothers had advanced qualifications were classified as 'less healthy eaters' 'Less healthy eating' was also more likely among those whose mothers were full-time home-makers (63% of these children ...
Pregnant women with epilepsy face dilemma
...gs to the child which do not become apparent until school
age. The Commission on Genetics, Pregnancy, and the Child of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) developed guidelines in 1989 for the care of women with epilepsy of childbearing age, including the optimization of treatment before concept...
Day care in infancy protects against childhood leukaemia
...(defined as attendance at a day nursery or nursery school
at least once a week, or at least two half day sessions a week at a playgroup, mother and toddler group, or at a childminder with a minimum of four children attending). Results were similar for cases diagnosed between 2-14 years and for cases diagnos...
Second consecutive UH win puts national spotlight on pharmacy student
...distinction of being the first pharmacy college or school
to capture back-to-back titles. At last year's APhA annual meeting, Michelle Edwards, a 2004 UH alum, won the contest, becoming the first UH College of Pharmacy student to take first-place honors. The two victories underscore the college's emphasis...
College education protects middle-age caucasian women against obesity
...s of race and three levels of education: low, high school
or less; moderate, some college; and high, college...MI in African American and white women with a high school
education or less. However, Lewis found that black-white disparities in BMI widen with increasing le...
Parents who don't vaccinate their children may believe vaccines cause harm
...ltimore, and colleagues surveyed parents of exempt school
children and randomly selected parents of fully vaccinated children from the same grade schools. The survey was designed to determine why parents claim non-medical exemptions and to explore differences in perceptions of vaccines and vaccine informati...
Response of New York City public school children to September 11
...d Trade Center, a high proportion of New York City school
children had one or more probable anxiety/depressi...arge representative sample of New York City public school
children enrolled in fourth through 12th grade, six months following the World Trade Center (WTC) at...
Mailman School shares new virus identification technologies
...global health and consistent with our vision for a school
of public health," says W. Ian Lipkin, MD, the Jerome L. and Dawn Greene Professor of Epidemiology, professor of Neurology and Pathology at Columbia University, and director of the Greene Lab. "We fully expect that by sharing these diagnostic platfo...
University of Kentucky researcher wins American Heart Association award
...lifornia, Los Angeles (UCLA), and attended medical school
at University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Bruemmer has won several national research awards, and serves on peer review committees including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Progression of Cardiovascular Disease in Type I Diabetes Gra...
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