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Doctors take part in walk: a step towards creating diabetes awareness

... In a press release Global Diabetes Walk said that professors of the Department of Diabetology, Madurai Medical College, members of the Madurai branch of the Diabetes Association of India and Indian Medical Association, doctors of Madurai, members of the Walkers Club and Joggers Club and diabetic patients are p...

Bad professional behavior dates back to medical school

...to later bad outcomes when they practice; it gives professors criteria that can serve as early warning signs of trouble, Papadakis says. The research found that doctors who had exhibited certain types of behavior in medical school were even more likely to be cited by a medical board: Those who behaved unprofe...

Hwang Woo Suk Suspended By Seoul National University

...ta with regard to their research work.// The seven professors are banned with immediate effect from teaching at the university or conducting research. They may face permanent dismissal in the future once the university's disciplinary committee makes a final decision, according to a university source. Lead aut...

ADHD Risk Pronounced in Children with Extreme Personality Traits

...t are said to be under high risk. FSU psychology professors Jeanette Taylor and Chris Schatschneider, FSU doctoral student Kelly Cukrowicz and University of Minnesota Professor William Iacono observed that children with ADHD or conduct disorder were negatively charged up with feelings of tension, a sense of b...

Can Enforcing Bicycle Helmet Laws Avoid Head Injuries?

... against helmet legislation are flawed, argue four professors of epidemiology from Canada and the US. They challenge her interpretation of the data she presents and point to several independent studies showing a protective association between wearing bicycle helmets and head injuries. They also refer to studi...

Rice University wins Prestigious Grants from HHMI

...ential it is quite evident how there are more HHMI professors at Rice than at other universities....

Another Twist to the Tale of Reservation of Medical Seats

...ervice quota claiming that there was a shortage of professors in Government medical colleges which could lead to the risk of de-recognition of the existing MBBS seats by the Medical Council of India. The claim was supported by the fact that the council had de-recognised 25 MBBS seats in Guntur Medical College t...

Doctors Strike In Andhra Enters The Second Day

...," said Rosaiah. The minister said a shortage of professors was affecting medical education in the state. He pointed out that the Guntur Medical College lost 25 seats because of faculty shortage. In the state capital, only five cardiologists were available as against the sanctioned strength of 77. "If thi...

Helium And MRI Scanning Clearly Detects Smoker Lungs – Research Find

...s; Thomas Grist and Frank Korosec, both UW-Madison professors of radiology; and Shilpa Panth, a biomedical engineering researcher. Source: Euekalert...

Students to Evaluate the Performance of Teachers

...committee include principals, heads of department, professors and members of the student organisation. 'It is often alleged by teachers that students do not attend classes but, by implementing this reform, we would be able to find out how many teachers do not take classes on a regular basis,' noted Nayak. '...

Hormone Transforming Caterpillars to Moths Identified

...en MacWhinnie of Gray and three colleagues who are professors at the University of Washington and Hirosaki University in Japan. They also discovered that by manipulating hormone treatments, they could inhibit a caterpillar's growth. According to the researchers this finding would better help to understand how...

Six Indians Win Australian Studies Fellowships

Six Indian professors and research scholars have been chosen for the Australian Studies Fellowships (ASF) for 2006-07. // The Australian Embassy in New Delhi announced in a statement Tuesday the names of the six recipients of the fellowship under the Australia-India Coun...

Using Body Mass Index Skews Analyses on Obesity Rates

...fat mass, says John Cawley and Richard Burkhauser, professors of policy analysis and management who have conducted an analysis comparing measures of obesity. Their report offers a conversion tool to enable researchers using social science data sets to calculate body fat percentages and other more accurate measu...

Health Care Workers with Positive TB Skin Test Should Receive Treatment

...o 'do no harm,'" Sterling and Haas, both associate professors of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, wrote in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "All health care workers in the United States, regardless of their country of birth, must earn that trust by doing everything po...

Reforms Suggested By TN Doctors’ Foru

...’s president, this move of redesignating assistant professors in accordance with the norms of the medical counci...India (MCI), ensures that there are enough senior professors to choose for the post of Dean. The haziness in this issue started with the MCI norms, which until...

Connections Program Offers Hope to Children With Asperger's Disorder

...m Spectrum Disorders Research Consortium, Canisius professors Robert E. Nida, PhD, associate professor of education and Susan Putnam, PhD, associate professor of psychology, are conducting a research project that evaluates the college’s Connections Program for children with Asperger’s Disorder. The purpose of t...

Researchers Urge Regulators to Rethink Strategies for Soot Emission

... March 2 article published in the journal Science, professors Allen L. Robinson and Neil M. Donahue report a new conceptual model for how microscopic particles behave in the atmosphere that raises new questions about current regulations. The research found new chemical processes that occur after soot and gas...

U.S. Child Health System Needs Total Overhaul

...three University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) professors who are calling for a complete overhaul of the U.S child health care system. In their report, which appears in the current issue of the journal Health Affairs, Dr. Neal Halfon, director of the Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communitie...

Motivational Interviewing Could Reduce Excessive Drinking by Students

...tin, Kirkley and Dan Jones. Michael and Curtin are professors in Appalachian’s Department of Psychology. Jones directs the university’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center. “There is a rapidly growing movement with counselors to incorporate a motivational interviewing approach when working with beha...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

...nter in the UW's Biology New Media Center. To help professors convey difficult concepts in the classroom, Farhoud routinely builds 3-D models from computer-generated images of tiny things, including molecules and cellular structures. NanoBucky, though, was on a scale all his own. Starting with a 2-D, grey-sc...

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