Tag: "students" at medical news
Bone research that grows on you
...closer with research by two biomedical engineering students
who have found new ways to deliver bone growth enhancers directly to broken or weakened bones. Major ongoing research at Queensland University of Technology focuses on biodegradable materials that carry bone growth enhancing substances to encourage...
Depression symptoms less likely in kids with accurate self-perceptions
...the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Graduate students
Corinne David-Ferdon and Karla Repper and psychology Professor Thomas Joiner were co-authors. "There's a long-running debate in the field of psychology about whether realistic perceptions are a hallmark of positive adjustment or they are associated...
Dragon training in China focuses on atmosphere
...ld from 16 to 21 October, is aimed at teaching the students
about the different atmospheric instruments aboard...SA's Envisat and ERS-2 satellites and training the students
to apply tools and use the complementary atmospheric data sets for applications like air pollution m...
American College of Physicians publishes 'Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students'
...who are actively involved in teaching and advising students
on the internal medicine clerkship. The textbook w... Physicians. "Internal Medicine Essentials" helps students
care for patients, prepare for clinical rounds, and study for the end-of-rotation examination. It is...
Small but substantial proportion of surgeons interested in part-time training
expressed increased interest in a career in surger...ormation in the article. "Many of today's medical students
have more diverse interests and, when they apply for postgraduate training, may prefer specialties i...
Simulation in a virtual combat environment puts surgical skills to the test
...nt guards, for example. In this study, 15 medical students
had to perform an emergency chest tube thoracostom... by the simulated environment may have caused some students
to engage in inappropriate and dangerous behavior that would likely result in their being killed in ...
Pfizer to fund doctoral study fellowships, seminars in biostatistics at Rutgers
...ing a series of professional seminars for graduate students
and faculty in the Rutgers statistics department. ..." Pazzani noted that nearly three-quarters of the students
earning doctorates in statistics at Rutgers will go on to careers in the pharmaceutical industry. ...
The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
Eleven outstanding social work students
have been chosen as the newest recipients of the prestigious Hartford Doctoral Fellowship, a program funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, administered by The Gerontological Society of America, and directed by Dr. James Lubben. The following in...
Asthma linked to soot from diesel trucks in Bronx
... Bronx. About one-fifth of all pre-K to 8th-grade students
in the South Bronx attend schools within less than two blocks of major highways. "If you live in the South Bronx, your child is twice as likely to attend a school near a highway as other children in the city," according to Rae Zimmerman, professor...
Hartford Foundation awards grant to address geriatric social work shortage
...and ensure that an increased number of social work students
receive appropriate training to work with older persons. This project was first funded in 1999, and $21 million in grants have supported 72 faculty scholars and other related activities to date....
First Quantum Grant to fund stem cell repair of damage from stroke
...e jointly authored numerous publications, mentored students
and postdoctoral fellows, as well as collaborated on Bioengineering Research Partnership grants," said Jennifer West, who is leading the project's efforts at Rice. West is the Isabel C. Cameron Professor of Bioengineering and director of Rice's Insti...
Teens half as likely to smoke if they are wise to subliminal messages in cigarette ads
...k, more than 1,200 suburban Pittsburgh high school students
were assigned SML scores of 1 to 10 based on their...ore of all of the survey participants was 6.8, and students
with scores above the median were half as likely to smoke or to be susceptible to future smoking tha...
Forget basal body temperature -- check out her clothes
... impact." Haselton, Bleske-Rechek and three UCLA students
tracked 30 college coeds in committed relationships through an entire ovulatory cycle. Using urine tests that are nearly as accurate for determining ovulation as ultrasounds, they ascertained each woman's most fertile period -- about 10 to 15 days af...
Plastic surgery patients honored for courage, altruism
...culture at her school which denies equal rights to students
with disabilities. Marine Sergeant Oscar Canon, 27, of San Diego, was on a protection detail assignment when insurgents attacked his convoy. While providing protective fire in front of the convoy, Oscar was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade and ...
Science of healthy foods subject of grant aimed at university students
...oubt been told about healthful eating, but college students
at three major universities now will get hands-on ... that may be used in a food-processing lab to show students
how to isolate and analyze phytochemicals . Those phytochemicals might then be examined in a medical...
Award winning research offers hope for back pain sufferers
...age, she hopes that other University of Manchester students
will pick up the gauntlet and take her award-winni...e SET award in the face of strong competition from students
at Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College in London. "We are also very pleased that Rachael has d...
Friends have greater sway on college students' beliefs on drinking behavior
...ely to reduce their drinking if they believe other students
on campus drink less than they themselves do. Acro...dinated such campaigns based on the rationale that students
will drink less alcohol if they think most other students
on campus are not heavy or binge drinkers....
Penn leads $98 million translational medicine collaboration
...educational initiatives to span from undergraduate students
to mature clinicians and scientists....
Study calls for 39 percent more family physicians
...s to family physicians, which will attract medical students
to the specialty and retain current family physici...ducation; Work with medical schools to attract the students
who are most likely to select career paths and practice locations that will improve the current mald...
Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego
...te with teachers to understand the dynamics of how students
are taught in the classroom. Through this process ...ve college prep education for motivated low-income students
(Dr. Doris Alvarez, principal) -- will serve as a "living lab" for appropriate research projects, su...
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