Lehigh University

Lehigh University, (LU) was established in 1865 in the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania area as a private technical school. Today, LU is a multi-college institution noted for the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Economics, and the esteemed College of Business and Economics as well as Arts & Science and Education. The LU student body is comprised of nearly 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students. LU is highly selective in the application process.

Address
27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA. 18015
Website
http://www3.lehigh.edu/default.asp
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehigh_University

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Under normal, healthy circulatory conditions, the von Willebrand Factor (vWF) keeps to itself. The large and mysterious multimeric glycoprotein moves through the blood, balled up tightly, its reaction sites unexposed. But ...

Pediatrics

'Good enough' parenting is good enough, new research says

What really matters in caring for babies may be different than commonly thought, says Lehigh University researcher Susan S. Woodhouse, an expert on infant attachment. In new research, she finds that caregivers need only "get ...

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African-American children often are reported by parents and teachers to display behaviors of ADHD at a higher rate than children from other racial and ethnic groups. For the first time, researchers have found that African-American ...

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Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing or dopaminergic neurons. The progressive loss of these neurons is what leads to impairment in movement coordination in those suffering from ...

Medical economics

Patients, doctors dissatisfied by Electronic Health Records

Electronic Health Records are intended to streamline and improve access to information—and have been shown to improve quality of care—but a new study shows they also leave both doctors and patients unsatisfied, even after ...

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