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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...s disease patients being treated at the three Mayo campuses
are also taking part. With the generous permission of participants, researchers are routinely collecting blood samples to define genetic profiles and look for changes in blood chemistry, including proteins that are sent floating downstream from the...
IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey
... the highest growth in terms of companies visiting campuses
for placements. Over 22 technology schools have shown a shift of more than 10 positions. Private institutes increased their placement performance to 75 percent from 60 percent last year. The survey found that private institutes are lacking in the n...
Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes
...squito breeding grounds in the court premises, the campuses
of several leading hospitals and several government establishments in the city. "During our routine visit we found mosquitoes breeding in several rooms in the high court campus and have sent four notices to them," said R.N. Singh, chief medical off...
A New Survey -Anxiety Students Dont Seek Help
...ow that the incidence of mental illness on college campuses
is rising. This is despite the fact that resourc...hough the incidence of mental disorders on college campuses
is rising, studying the conditions surrounding the phenomenon presents an opportunity. "Often coll...
University of Arkansas to Ban Tobacco from Its Campus
...in 2005 after attending a workshop on tobacco-free campuses
in Springfield, Mo. Serafini said the success of the policies at the other two UA campuses
influenced that decision, along with the fact that most hospitals in the state have gone tobacco-fre...
Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study
A study by researchers at the Berkeley and Davis campuses
of the University of California has found that flash-heating breast milk infected with HIV successfully inactivates the free-floating virus. The researchers hope that this technique - heating a glass jar of expressed breast milk in a pan of water ...
Yoga Session at North Carolina State University
...nt group because Indian cultural groups on college campuses
tend to avoid the spiritual aspect of culture. The organisation reaches out to Indians and non-Indians who have an interest in studying Hinduism. "Ill-informed professors, well-meaning friends and even some Indians unfairly associate Hinduism wit...
Measures Needed to Avert Another Bloodbath
...re within their campus health program. Many school campuses
are reviewing their mental health program. We've got to put more effort into counseling and preventing depression,' said Michael Boulus, executive director of the Presidents Council State Universities of Michigan, which represents the state's 15 publ...
Fault the School System in US for Massacres, Say Sociologists
... “The need for mental health services on college campuses
is even greater, students have high expectations for themselves. It is a time where they should be sorting out their lives, what their strengths are, what their weaknesses are, but some people feel they are disappointing themselves or their families,...
Program Helps Reduce Binge Drinking
As college campuses
nationwide grapple with the problem of binge drink...roject can become a model for the way that college campuses
provide intervention services for risky alcohol use, both nationally and among campuses
with high Hi...
Researchers Study Health of New Zealand's Indian Community
...versity with approximately 40,000 students. It has campuses
in Wellington and Auckland. It has the nation's largest business college. Research is undertaken on all three campuses. Source-IANS...
Osteopathic Medical Education Will Help With Shortages
...hic medical education (COMs) and affiliated branch campuses
has grown from just five in 1963 to 14 in 1980 to 26 today, increasing the role osteopathic medical education can play in addressing the projected shortages. The concomitant swelling ranks of DOs constitute a critical sector in the U.S. health care s...
Surgery and Adjuvant Therapy Can Work for Pancreatic Cancer
...tion oncologists from Mayo’s Arizona and Minnesota campuses
examined the records of 472 consecutively-treated patients. The patients all had surgery with negative margins (some healthy tissue cut out around the cancerous cells), between 1975 and 2005, to remove pancreatic adenocarcinoma. They excluded patient...
New Strategy for the Treatment of CML
...try in sponsored research. Located on two downtown campuses
in Richmond, VCU enrolls more than 30,000 students in nearly 200 certificate and degree programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Sixty-three of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU’s 15 schools and...
Adults Who Go to Bed Lonely Get Stress Hormone Boost Next Morning
...esearch that is reaching across Northwestern’s two campuses
and a number of social, life and biomedical disciplines to offer a 21st century look at how biological, social and cultural dynamics intersect and affect health throughout the life span. Cortisol is often characterized as a negative hormone because...
Marketing in Schools may Discourage Healthy Nutrition among Students
...hysical inventories of commercialization on school campuses
to verify the possible impact on students. The findings may prompt consideration of tough issues because financially strapped schools may not be able to replace the revenue from commercial activity. 'However, under the 2004 legislation, schools ar...
Eden Medical Center makes major cuts in cost covered elective surgeries
... funds Eden Medical Center a health affiliate with campuses
in Castro Valley and San Leandro has finalized //its decision to call off its program to provide elective cost covered in-patient services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries hitherto made available through the California Medical Assistance Commission. Thi...
Students in Pakistan Protest Against Dance, Music in Curriculum
... have said that they will organise a referendum on campuses
across the country, the Daily Times newspaper reported. The handbill asks: 'Is Islam not the ideology of this state? Can music defend the ideological boundaries of Pakistan? Is stage drama a guarantee of the ideology of Pakistan? Which secular obje...
Medical Faculty On Leave; JNU, IIT Students Join Hunger Strike
... (IIT), Delhi began a relay hunger strike at their campuses
to express solidarity with them. Faculty members ...NU began a relay hunger strike in their respective campuses
demanding review of the reservation policy and setting up of a judicial commission for the purpose, ...
Comfort Level, Maximum in Ethnically Diverse Schools
...nderscored the role of ethnic diversity on college campuses
as a way to promote better learning. 'The skills needed for young people to successfully negotiate today's increasingly global economy can best be developed through exposure to very diverse people, cultures, and points of view,' Graham said. 'Dive...