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Empathetic voice improves doctor-patient communication

...ems. "More often than not, the doctor and educator voices prevailed, but better results were gained from doctors who had learned how to get patients to talk about themselves and any prior medical treatments and conditions," Dr. Cordella said. This led to better participation by the patient in the prescribed...

JAMA study finds whooping cough vaccine effective, safe for teens and adults

... the last 20 years, Pichichero has been one of few voices arguing nationally that acellular vaccines were needed in the United States after seeing severe reactions to whole cell body pertussis vaccine in his own children. During decades of debate, many leading researchers felt that whole cell vaccines were ...

Creating and supporting family therapists of color

... opportunity to learn, as well, from the different voices and experiences. The program "....has been a vehicle to recruit and retain diverse students, enabling a family therapy institution to reliably count on a slow but steady diversification of its student population and its faculty," the authors conclud...

Immigrants, Aboriginals needed to help educate about TB

... by the University of Alberta. "We found that the voices of these people, especially those who have already experienced TB, can play a crucial role in prevention. We need to recruit and train lay health educators to work as mediators in clinics and in high-risk communities," said Dr. Nancy Gibson, a profes...

SLU research on teen moms refutes conventional wisdom: Early motherhood may not ruin their lives

...e," SmithBattle says. Some women "first find their voices in loving and caring for a child," she says. "Mothering placed them on a new path and gave new meaning and depth to their lives. Mothering transformed their worlds and created a new moral horizon for how they should live. "Some mothers face many cha...

In autism and related disorders, recognizing emotion is different than identity

...on, recognition of non-facial emotional cues (from voices or bodies), recognition of basic emotions (happy, sad, angry, fearful), and recognition of a complex mental state (reflective, aghast, irritated, impatient) presented by a pair of eyes. Ten of the participants scored well within the normal range for ...

Baby got math

...monstrated by their ability to match the number of voices they hear to the number of faces they expect to se...the Duke researchers presented the babies with the voices of two or three women saying "look." Simultaneously, the babies could choose between looking at vide...

Yale expands research using magnetic stimulation for schizophrenia

...anial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to help still the voices that are so troubling to some persons with schizophrenia. "These hallucinations, which consist of spoken speech that are labeled 'voices' by patients themselves, are often very disabling and resistant to currently available medication therapies," sa...

Landmark book commemorates centennial of discovery of Alzheimer's disease

...work has been guided by four of the most prominent voices in the field today, George Perry, Dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Sciences and Professor of Pathology and Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; Jess Avila, Center fo...

UC Riverside psychologist explores human perception, finds 'wow factor'

...teeth and tongue. They can also recognize people's voices just from seeing their faces, and vice versa, and seem to be able to distinguish among a variety of rooms on campus just from their echoes. "We get people ready for a test and tell them what we want them to do, and a lot of them think there's absolut...

Surgical plugs in ear's bone stops strange form of severe dizziness

...plaint is autophony, where patients hear their own voices reverberating inside their head. For some patients, even a conversational level of loudness can produce symptoms strong enough to cause severe discomfort. The Hopkins surgeons will present their findings from a decade's worth of research this week a...

World's largest osteoporosis congress opens in Toronto

...ieties to develop education programs and add their voices to lobbying efforts to generate change in health policies concerning reimbursement for diagnostic tests and treatment. Also speaking at the opening, Professor Rene Rizzoli, chairman of the IOF WCO Scientific Committee, and chairman of IOF's Committe...

Manchester academic to tell conferences: Child abuse can cause schizophrenia

...g Voices Network, that is with the people who hear voices in their head. The experience of hearing voices is consistently associated with childhood trauma regardless of diagnosis or genetic pedigree." Dr Re...

Our grip on reality is slim, says UCL scientist

...erated so some people have hallucinations and hear voices that simply aren't there." These results indicate a link between the brain areas implicated in schizophrenia and the regions that support the ability to discriminate between perceived and imagined information. In the tests, healthy subjects were show...

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

...work has been guided by four of the most prominent voices in the field today, George Perry, Dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Sciences and Professor of Pathology and Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease; Jess Avila, Center fo...

National study compares delivery methods of schizophrenia medicines

...llucinations are a disease hallmark: patients hear voices and can even see, touch and taste things that are not real. They can become aggressive, reclusive and suicidal and have an increased risk of cardiovascular and other health conditions. The average life expectancy of schizophrenics is 15 years less th...

Ultrasound mammography, volcano monitoring for aircraft safety

...ty scene might be tuning their neurons to specific voices (and hence tuning out others), or aligning their sensitivity to the acoustic features of one instrument in the band. As scientists build an understanding of the mechanisms that cause this rapid tuning, he says, researchers will be able to mimic these...

Americans fear decline in US performance in math and science

...e ask them to reach out to Congress and make their voices heard. Research!America has been gauging Americans attitudes toward research for 15 years. For more Bridging the Sciences poll results, visit www.researchamerica.org ....

Jet engines help solve the mysteries of the voice

...udy, says vortices may help explain why individual voices are different and can have a different richness and quality to their sound. "If vortices didn't affect sound production, the voice would sound mechanical," says Khosla, assistant professor of otolaryngology. "The vortices can produce sound by a num...

Conference to focus on transfer of knowledge from research to practice in emergency medicine

...anizations have provided representation and active voices to the consensus-building process. The Consensus Conference will be held on May 15th immediately preceding and in conjunction with the 2007 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting, May 16-19, 2007, Chicago, IL. It will be held...

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