News tagged with phd student
(Medical Xpress)—Investigation by researchers from the University of Exeter and ETH Zurich has shed new light on a protein which is linked to a common neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young children who suffer from allergy to raw egg are being fed cake containing baked egg in a new study aimed at helping children to outgrow their allergy.
Immunology May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from Cardiff and Bristol universities shows that children whose brains process information more slowly than their peers are at greater risk of psychotic experiences.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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 |
For chronic pain sufferers, such as people who develop back pain after a car accident, avoiding the harmful effects of stress may be key to managing their condition. This is particularly important for people with a smaller-than-average ...
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Australian diabetes experts, psychiatrists and neuroscientists have reported the benefits of measuring depression and disease-related distress in patients with diabetes. They have also ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Australians are being warned of a higher risk of stroke caused by the nation's most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Massey University PhD student has developed a complementary food for infants in developing nations that could help minimise vitamin A deficiency.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—The onset of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is unpredictable. Because it depends on the unforeseeable occurrence of traumatic events, it is difficult to identify preventative or ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 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
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