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Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel condemns 'censorship' of scientists

...ysiology and Cell Biology at the launch of his new book at the Academy Readers & Writers lecture series. Kandel is a member of the Academy's President's Council. Not a Political Commentary In the book, Kandel recalls how his mentor, Harry Grundfest, a neurologist at Columbia University, suffered a ca...

Landmark book commemorates centennial of discovery of Alzheimer's disease

...affected by AD today. George Perry commented, "The book will bring to life, and in many instances revisit ...ng read each contribution, I am convinced that the book is destined to become one of the defining works in the field." To identify the breakthroughs, the ed...

Yellow Fever

...uch as Good Housekeeping and Omni. His most recent book is The Mojo Triangle....

Call for countries tackling HIV epidemics to learn from one another on 25th anniversary

...health system. Secondly, and for the first time in book form, each chapter combines two perspectives one ...& Tropical Medicine, co-editor of the book: ' This book is a valuable historical record of an important endeavour in the history of public health that of t...

UCLA study finds that simple lifestyle changes may improve cognitive function and brain efficiency

...d in the study also are highlighted in Small's new book to be published today, "The Longevity Bible: 8 Essential Strategies for Keeping Your Mind Sharp and Your Body Young" (Hyperion, New York, 2006). Participants on the healthy longevity plan incorporated the following into their daily routine: To sti...

New book looks at menstrual disorders in primary care

...d the latest title in its acclaimed Women's Health book series, "Menstrual Disorders." The book provides a detailed discussion of the range of menstrual disorders that patients may experience from...

New World Cup soccer ball will unsettle goalkeepers, predicts scientist

...sity of Bath and author of the new popular science book How to score science and the beautiful game. "Because the Teamgeist ball has just 14 panels it is aerodynamically more similar to the baseball which only has two panels. "In baseball, pitchers often throw a 'curve ball' which is similar to a swer...

Research reinforces findings that Chinese exercises benefit older adults

...the Center for Taiji Studies and the author of the book "Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power" (Zhenwu Publications), said one of the facets of the studies most interesting to him is how comments collected from the interviews correlated with the quantitative data gathered in the lab. F...

UK aging expert signs on as keynote speaker for GSA's annual meeting

...ks on the topic of aging were later published in a book titled The End of Age. These and other media appearances have proven Kirkwood's unique ability to communicate developments in aging research to the greater public. Three years ago he even collaborated with a theater company for young actors, bring...

Sociologists dissect doctor-patient dialogue

...University of Wisconsin-Madison, co-edited the new book titled "Communication in Medical Care: Interaction...11-14. "This is the first time there has been a book that anatomizes the primary-care interview from start to finish," says Maynard, who has dissected co...

Two UCSF faculty named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

...ical injury. Beginning with the publication of the book Nursing Care of Victims of Family Violence (with coauthor Jacquelyn Campbell), which won the American Journal of Nursing award in 1984, Humphreys has worked to influence nursing practice, education and research on intimate partner violence. She has w...

U of M professor explores spooning, snoring and sheet stealing

...ily social science professor Paul Rosenblatt's new book explores the challenges and benefits of "sleeping ...sleeping space. "Two in a Bed" is a groundbreaking book in the field of sleep and relationships. While a plethora of writing exists about adults sleeping as...

'My life sucks!' The 10 most common causes of childhood unhappiness

...n! Like his earlier works, The Unhappy Child is a book every parent should read. Dr. Condrell takes a pos...r. Condrell has treated, this unusually insightful book bridges the separate worlds of the growing child and parents, so mom and dad can discover the secret...

One in 10 teenage girls have self-harmed, study shows

... on the evidence collected by the academics. The book also suggests advice on coping with the aftermath of self-harm or attempted suicide in schools, and advice on designing training courses for teachers. The research took place in 41 schools in Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Birmingham in 2000 an...

A seat on the aisle, please!

... and relieved. In the Introduction she writes, "My book touches on disorders that affect millions of women, most of whom have no idea were to turn for help. I am aware of the difficulties that women face when they are seen by male urologists, who traditionally treat male problems." In this concise, clea...

The lower the blood pressure the better

...alth and Ageing, Tony Abbott, today launched a new book showcasing the best in Australian health research from recent years. The '10 of the Best' book highlights ten world-leading medical research projects and includes the largest ever study of the ef...

Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice joins the curriculum at NYU College of Dentistry

...College of Dentistry will find a new item in their book bag as they start the new academic year -- The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice, the foremost publication of information about evidence-based dental practice. Through special arrangement with world-leading scientific and medical publisher ...

Cracking the real Da Vinci Code -- what happens in the artist's brain?

...case studies, from prehistory to the present, in a book entitled Neuroarthistory. If the approach is successful this will be the foundation stone of a new discipline. Cracking the real Da Vinci Code: what happens in the artist's brain? will be held in Norwich City Hall council chamber on Wednesday Septemb...

IOS Press presents commemorative volume on Alzheimer's Disease to her majesty, Queen Sofia of Spain

...Each conference participant received a copy of the book with the compliments of GlaxoSmithKline. Khalid ...es that have to deal with Alzheimer's Disease. The book traces how the true importance of AD as the major cause of late life dementia ultimately came to lig...

Doctors cut repeat LASIK visits dramatically

...ents," said MacRae, the author of the best-selling book on customized ablation, Customized Corneal Ablation: The Quest for Supervision....

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