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Choice Theory Education Conference: Sacramento Saturday, May 30

... Glasser Institute's annual West Region Choice theory Conference on Saturday May 30 at the Hilton ... Registration is open to the public. Choice theory was developed by renowned psychiatrist William ... with their lives and relationships. Glasser's theory states that through understanding one's needs and ...

Einstein scientists propose new theory of autism

... Yeshiva University have proposed a sweeping new theory of autism that suggests that the brains of people ... signals from all areas of the body. The new theory stems from decades of anecdotal observations that ... be able to help people with autism," says theory co-author Mark F. Mehler, M.D., chairman of ...

Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist

... Brad Will has presented a scientifically flawed theory that ignores PHR's conclusive findings, including ... has presented a scientifically flawed theory that ignores PHR's conclusive findings, including ... in criminal cases. PHR's ricochet theory is also supported by the findings of PHR team ...

Joint Mathematics Meetings in Washington, D.C.

... Password Security Using Combinatorial Group theory Climate Change Math helps to ... and Control of Drinking: The Role of Control theory in Combating Relapse and Other Factors, Carlos ... on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations: theory and Applications. Metapopulation Models in ...

Cellular senescence a double-edged sword

... provides new evidence to support an evolutionary theory about aging." The results of this study were ... evidence in support of a major evolutionary theory on aging called "antagonistic pleiotropy." This theory holds that natural selection can favor a trait ...

'Biomarkers' May Help Spot, Track Alzheimer's

... University of Leipzig in Germany, was based on a theory that Alzheimer's occurs when neurons get a false signal to divide. The more popular theory holds that a build-up of amyloid plaque (made up ... brain causes Alzheimer's. "The alternative theory about Alzheimer's is that the [cell] replication ...

Step of Mind Ltd Will Present its Concept at the Silicom Ventures Summit

... system, called SoM-ToUR, is based on the chaos theory and is a non-invasive solution that retrains the ... based on practical applications of Chaos theory in medical and rehabilitation fields. The company ... methodologies and systems based on the chaos theory to improve motor capabilities of elderly fallers ...

MU researchers reveal communication tactics used by sexual predators to entrap children

... and child sexual abuse and proposed their theory that explains the communication process used by child sexual predators. Their theory of luring communication is part of a new area of ... it, Olson said. According to the study, the theory of luring communication also may offer important ...

Parents stricter with older kids to set example: game theory study

... strict example for these siblings, says new game theory research from the University of Maryland, Duke ... The research team used economic game theory to predict levels of parental discipline. ... sister and a parent of two. As a result, the theory predicts that last-born and only children, ...

Prozac Makes Old Brain Cells Young

... "There have been discussions about the theory that a cause of depression is lack of growth in ... that there can be new growth in the brain, so the theory is that depression is caused by lack of new growth." The new study "supports that theory in a very interesting way," Licinio said. "It ...

Study supports theory that rise in autism is related to changes in diagnosis

... as having autism. The research supports the theory that the rise in the number of cases of autism ... are being diagnosed as autistic. The latter theory is supported by a UK study(3) using the General ... study shows pretty direct evidence to support the theory that changes in diagnosis may contribute towards ...

Recognizing outstanding young researchers

... (Convictions in politics, the main features of a theory of discourse in international governance), which ... she combined fundamental issues of political theory with the challenges of comparative political ... areas. Basing her work on Jrgen Habermas and his theory of discourse, she studied the significance that ...

Controversial theory of Alzheimer's origin funded

... professor of biological sciences, has an original theory of the origin of Alzheimers Disease and has ... of patients with the disease. Advocates of Xus theory are numerous. Daniel Woodard, KSC physician, was ... doctor to review the research. He says, Shaohuas theory is revolutionary; his evidence is overwhelming. ...

Columbus Carried Syphilis From New World to Europe, Study Suggests

... the genetics of syphilis provides support for the theory that the disease hitched a ride with Christopher ... Europe, where it spread havoc for centuries. One theory holds that the disease was already in Europe ... it correctly, Harper said. The most familiar theory suggests that syphilis came to the Europe via ...

People with rare type of memory loss still sensitive to others, study shows

... and what makes us human. Its known as theory of Mind and associated with the prefrontal ... been skeptical of this assumption and wondered if theory of Mind abilities can exist without episodic ... the first systematic examination of this theory in two individuals with limited autonoetic ...

Carnegie Mellon neuroscientist proposes new theory of brain flexibility

... Varma have put forward a new computational theory of brain function that provides answers to one of ... sentences. A unique characteristic of the theory is that it can accurately predict the change in ... and his colleagues have proposed an influential theory of autism, called the underconnectivity theory, ...

Beta-Blockers Tied to Higher Cataract Risk

... drugs for high blood pressure. The report adds weight to an existing theory of a link between beta-blockers and cataracts, said Dr. Donald L. Budenz, ... not have blood," he said. "Oxygen is delivered by the aqueous humor. The theory is that beta-blockers reduce production of aqueous humor and so reduce ...

Neuroimaging suggests that truthfulness requires no act of will for honest people

... honesty results from the active resistance of temptation, and the "Grace" theory in which honesty is a product of lack of temptation. The results of this study suggest that the "Grace" theory is true, because the honest participants did not show any additional ...

Brain Quickly Detects Happiness in Others

... only a tenth of a second. Scientists are settling on two theories. One theory puts much of the emotional processing workload, both positive and negative, on the right hemisphere. The other theory -- known as the approach-withdrawal hypothesis -- suggests that both ...

Better access to info and dialogue with HCPs on sexual issues for rheumatology patients

... from Denmark, qualitative data was analysed on the basis of Hermeneutic theory and inspired by Grounded theory and Discourse Analysis, to interpret the results and identify ...

How new species evolve is focus of public lecture at UC Riverside

... for testing predictions from different facets of modern evolutionary theory in natural populations of guppies (small fresh-water fish that biologists ... Reznick succeeded in experimentally testing predictions of evolutionary theory in natural populations of guppies. He showed that the rate of evolution in ...

A Child's Sweet Tooth May Be All in the Bones

... rapid growth is the cause of the sweet preference. "It is a provocative theory that the body in some way craves sweets in order to get adequate calories ... "But the study does not prove cause and effect, and the mechanism of this theory is unknown." In the study, the researchers also tested for biological ...

Schizophrenia linked to signaling problems in new brain study

... researchers at Imperial College London and GlaxoSmithKline, supports the theory that abnormalities in the way in which cells 'talk' to each other are ... dopamine action provide an effective treatment for the condition. Another theory is that the coat surrounding nerve cells, which is made of myelin, is ...

Drinking wine lowers risk of Barrett's esophagus, precursor to nation's fastest growing cancer

... wine reduces the risk of Barrett's Esophagus and esophageal cancer. One theory is that the wine's antioxidants neutralize the oxidative damage caused by ... reflux disease, a risk factor for Barrett's Esophagus. Another theory is that wine drinkers typically consume food with their wine as opposed to ...

Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Drinking Wine May Lower Risk of Barrett's Esophagus, Precursor to Nation's Fastest Growing Cancer, Esophageal Cancer

... wine reduces the risk of Barrett's Esophagus and esophageal cancer. One theory is that the wine's antioxidants neutralize the oxidative damage caused by ... reflux disease, a risk factor for Barrett's Esophagus. Another theory is that wine drinkers typically consume food with their wine as opposed to ...

Frequent sex and masturbation in 20s and 30s linked to higher prostate cancer risk

... drive is also regulated by his hormone levels, so this study examined the theory that having a high sex drive affects the risk of prostate cancer." The ... activity reduces the risk of developing cancer in the prostate area. This theory has, however, not been firmly established and further research is ...

Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Surprisingly High Folate Levels, Study Finds

... and UC Berkeley. The findings bring into question the previously held theory that patients with IBD are prone to folate - also known as folic acid - ... and UC Berkeley. The findings bring into question the previously held theory that patients with IBD are prone to folate - also known as folic acid - ...

Honey Bees on Cocaine 'Dance' When Food Is Found

... Research backs theory that insects' brain reward system activates pleasure centers ... month's issue of the The Journal of Experimental Biology , supports the theory of a reward system in an insect's brain and altruism in the bee world. ...

Study Questions Value of Anti-Meth Campaign

... in a Society for Prevention Research news release. He also attacked the theory underlying the MPP's graphic ad campaign. "The idea behind the ad ... not risky, and the ads are meant to alter these perceptions. However, this theory is flawed because the Meth Project's own data shows that 98 percent of ...

Success of anti-meth ads questioned by study

... then examining any differences between the groups in their drug use. The theory underlying the MMP's ad campaign was also criticized by Erceg-Hurn. "The ... risky - and the ads are meant to alter these perceptions. However, this theory is flawed because the Meth Project's own data shows that 98% of teenagers ...

Vaccine and drug research aimed at ticks and mosquitoes to prevent disease transmission

... by blocking certain bacteria from growing in their systems. But, a new theory actually hopes to take stopping infectious diseases such as West Nile ... the bacteria that they transmit. According to Professor Foy, this theory of vaccine and drug development would offer many advantages over ...

New HIV-reduction initiative takes to the fields

... in a peer-to-peer program. The intervention is based on social cognitive theory and the theory of empowerment education. The intervention study, known as "HoMBReS: ...

Key Blood Test Protein May Not Cause Heart Disease

... cholesterol might help cause those problems. Years ago, the cholesterol theory was proved by controlled trials that showed that lowering cholesterol ... of ischemic diseases such as heart attack and stroke -- if the causal theory was true. But no such relationship was found, Nordestgaard said. ...

Iowa State study finds mom's beliefs may impact their kids' alcohol use

... -- self-verification theory, research on conformity and social learning theory as it pertains to modeling processes," she said. According to Madon, self-verification theory proposes that people are motivated to confirm what they already believe to ...

The California Board of Registered Nursing Approves Affiliations for Nursing Program in Glendale, California

... University of Oklahoma College of Nursing in as little as 14 months. The theory portion of the program is taught completely online by the faculty of OU, ... hours of hands-on clinical training at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. theory courses taught by the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing faculty ...

Autism's social struggles due to disrupted communication networks in brain

... to measure the synchronization between the brain areas that make up the theory of Mind (ToM) network, which is responsible for processing the intentions ... study offers compelling evidence that a lack of synchronization in the theory of Mind network is largely responsible for social challenges in autism," ...

Discovery of new family of genetic mutations involved in inflammatory intestinal disease

... longer term, treatment. The research provides further support for the theory that common genetic factors are involved in a range of auto-immune and ... for IBD is also involved in coeliac disease, lending more weight to the theory that the genetics of these inflammatory intestinal disorders are shared. ...

St. Jude finds 'dancing' hair cells are key to humans' acute hearing

... from previous studies of the auditory machinery. The stereociliary theory holds that amplification is produced by intricate vibrations of the bundles of cilia extending from the outer hair cells. The somatic motility theory proposes that the sound signal is amplified by an amplifier protein, ...

Scientists at Yale provide explanation for how cancer spreads

... a cancer cell becomes metastatic still remains a mystery. The fusion theory was first proposed in the early 1900s and has attracted a lot of ... fusion accounts for cancer metastasis in humans. To date, the fusion theory and the considerable evidence supporting it have largely been overlooked ...

New analysis finds daycare attendance early in life cuts childhood leukemia risk by 30 percent

... intense social contact might ward off childhood leukaemia, it bolsters the theory that children exposed to common infections early in life gain protection ... increase the chance of infections spreading. Some proponents of the theory believe that if the immune system is not challenged early in life and does ...
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