News tagged with phd student
(Medical Xpress)—Depression among older adults can lead to serious health problems. Jojanneke Korte, PhD student at the University of Twente, investigated the effects of the life-review group therapy programme "The Stories ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a Swedish study released Monday.
Cancer Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Why do we get older? When do we die and why? Is there a life without ageing? For centuries, science has been fascinated by these questions. Now researchers from Kiel (Germany) have examined why the polyp ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A non-robotic device that helps stroke survivors regain upper limb movement is expected to be commercially available in Australia within the next 12 months.
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Processed snack foods are not usually known for their health benefits, but a Massey University PhD student has devised a snack that not only tastes good, it is healthy too.
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Individuals with kidney failure often develop heart problems, but it's not clear why. A study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) provides evidence that their kidney ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An African-American or Mexican-American senior living in a community where many neighbors share their background is less likely to have cancer or heart disease than their counterpart in a more mixed neighborhood.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new regulator for heart formation has been discovered by studying how embryonic stem cells adjust the packaging of their DNA. This approach to finding genetic regulators, the scientists say, may have the ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
September marks the start of spring but new research reveals it is also the month when Australians' vitamin D levels are at their lowest ebb.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A three-year Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study has found that a prep-year child's literacy was boosted when parents or carers asked children simple questions about a book while reading it to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chronic infections are a large and growing problem throughout the developed world, and intensive research is being conducted in ways to combat the recalcitrant bacteria. When bacteria aggregate into so-called biofilm, they ...
Medical research Aug 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The fate of people suffering with obesity or osteoporosis could lie in the hands of Deakin University researchers who are looking into the way fat and bone cells develop, with the assistance of the humble ...
Medical research Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new University of British Columbia study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (35) | 131 |
A Queen's physicist and a PhD student have developed a groundbreaking device that controls the depth of a laser cut, laying groundwork to provide pinpoint accuracy during surgeries. This new laser control technology is valuable ...
Surgery Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Using brain-imaging technology for the first time with people experiencing mathematics anxiety, University of Chicago scientists have gained new insights into how some students are able to overcome their fears and succeed ...
Neuroscience Oct 20, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
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