News tagged with doctoral candidate
(HealthDay)—Although you might think being a member of the "clean plate club" is something that stops when a child is young, new research suggests that up to two-thirds of parents still encourage teenagers ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
More than 1 in 5 seniors with Medicare Advantage plans received a prescription for a potentially harmful "high risk medication" in 2009, according to a newly published analysis by Brown University public ...
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A greater level of toenail selenium was associated with a significant decrease in the risk for advanced prostate cancer, according to data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, held in Washington, D.C., April 6-10.
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Replacement of prostheses is unpleasant to the patient and expensive to society. Replacement of failed hip prostheses gives rise to an expenditure of about 10 million euros yearly in Finland. A usual reason ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Higher mortality rates among Americans younger than 50 are responsible for much of why life expectancy is lower in the United States than most of the world's most developed nations.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The Earned Income Tax Credit is known to reduce poverty, but according to a new University of California, Davis, study it also is linked to reduced rates of low birth weight and increased average birth weight—key factors ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Retail therapy is often lamented as wasteful and irresponsible, but new research from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business indicates that it can help alleviate certain negative emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | 2.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Michigan health officials are using HIV surveillance technologies to assist in enforcing a "health threat" law that makes it illegal for HIV-positive people to have sex without disclosing their status.
HIV & AIDS Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A protein known as Sp2 is key to the proper creation of neurons from stem cells, according to researchers at North Carolina State University. Understanding how this protein works could ...
Neuroscience Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research from the University of Georgia identifies the mechanisms responsible for regenerating blood vessels in the brain.
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Behavior problems, not depression, are linked to lower grades for depressed adolescents, according to a study in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Routine checkups don't help reduce a patient's risk of dying from either heart disease or cancer, new Danish research suggests.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For baby boomers, the peak interest in health issues comes at about age 51, with a second peak coming near age 65, according to a new study.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—High-risk children adopted from foster care do equally well when placed with gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents, UCLA psychologists report in the first multi-year study of children adopted by these three ...
Health Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Babies' non-verbal communication skills can help predict outcomes in children at high risk of developing autism
Approximately 19 percent of children with a sibling diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop Autism due to shared genetic and environmental vulnerabilities, according to previous studies. For that reason, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |