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The brain wave

...earning to play music and sports, or when a mother teaches her daughter how to tie her shoelaces. The monther ties a shoelace and the child follows, trying to imitate the action. We would expect the same kind of lateralised brain activity in learning to tie shoelaces as there was in our experimental task. T...

A Vaccine For Non – Hodgkin’s Lymphom

...e protein pattern from the patient's own tumor. It teaches the immune system to recognize cancer cells and kill them. Researchers say , "There are certainly patients who've been vaccinated who have yet to have their cancer return, and whether those patients are cured, or simply having very long remissions, w...

Some See A Hopeless End, While Others See An Endless Hope

.... It actually makes them a stronger person // and teaches how important everyday is! It probably teaches one about living life to the fullest in this world of materialism. Some survivors even go to the e...

Google Supports Indian's Novel Literacy Drive

...demic Brij Kothari. The US-educated Kothari, who teaches at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), has developed the SLS, an amazingly simple but effective way of spreading literacy. Yet it could be critical to India that has only 562 million literates in a population of over one billion...

Gentleness Of Surgeon Can Now Be Gauged Using New Device

...est issue of the Indus Business Journal newspaper, teaches medical students gentleness in surgery by determining the amount of force applied on tissue. The report quoted Maker as saying that the current prototype alerts the surgeon if his or her touch is gentle, not very gentle, or bad during surgery. Even...

Students to Evaluate the Performance of Teachers

...eera Chandhoke, who heads the reform committee and teaches at the political science department. The teachers will be judged by students on their ability to complete the course on time, number of classes taken and the way they explain important topics and subjects to students. 'We have been working on the...

Horticultural Therapy Offers Measurable Physical, Mental Benefits

...t and seeing them smile, but horticultural therapy teaches people skills they can use to help make themselves...sident of that new organization. At TTU, Airhart teaches the agriculture department’s horticultural therapy course every other spring semester. “During my...

More People Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness in Strife-torn Kashmir

...state as "disappeared". Said Hameeda Nayeem, who teaches English in Kashmir University and a founder member of the Women Waging Peace, an initiative of Harvard University's Kennedy School: "Eighty percent of those who seek help from mental health professionals are women. "In Srinagar there is only one p...

Safe Sex and Good Sex is the Talk of AIDS Conference

...ever liked or have no interest in sex. Our culture teaches us to be guilty for feeling any desire," Rehman says. At a conference where many discussions centre around the sexual transmission of HIV and male and female sexual behaviour, why the hesitance to talk about pleasure? "Wanted sex, good sex and th...

Benefits Of Aromatherapy

... the Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, teaches a monthly aromatherapy class to answer those questions for cancer patients and caregivers undergoing treatment at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Perez's classes are offered free of charge through M. D. Anderson's Place of wellness, a center within the...

Problem-Based Learning Curriculum a Success for Medical School

...e time by 60 percent, decreases rote memorization, teaches the science of medicine in the context of clinical cases, and, according to a recent study at MU, achieves outstanding academic results. The power of PBL was examined in a recent MU study and published in the Journal of the Association of American ...

Commemoration of World AIDS Day

...those infected with HIV and AIDS. In addition ADRA teaches communities on how to address the stigma and prejudice that is associated with the disease as well as provide care for the children who have been orphaned by it. Better health care for those who suffer from the disease, is also promoted by the ADRA i...

Once a Lawn Mower, a Self-made Billionaire Makes a Lasting Gift to Virginia Tech

...ence set by 'Dean Torgersen.'' Schmidt, who also teaches Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital, a popular course at Stanford University, is an electrical engineering graduate of Princeton University, an institution recommended to him by Torgersen. Afterwards, he earned his master's and Ph.D. from the Univer...

New Supplemental Therapy for Common Jaw Disorder

...archers have found a new supplemental therapy that teaches pain coping and biofeedback skills //can reduce pa... learned to self manage the pain. The intervention teaches a combination of coping techniques and tips on controlling stress-related bodily functions. "Event...

Autism Expert Creates Innovative Intervention Program

...ession,” Higbee said. The preschool program also teaches social skills and encourages leisure and play activities with structured peer-play interactions. Functional behavioral assessment and intervention techniques are used to address challenging behaviors. “Learning doesn’t stop at the classroom thresho...

Hearing Impaired Student Captures International Performance Award

... goals.” Cheong is also a graduate assistant and teaches applied piano to others while assisting with tuning and maintaining the University’s piano inventory. At the Kennedy Center, Cheong will perform “Piano Variations” by Aaron Copland and Franz Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6.” “It’s a joy to see Ye...

A New DVD Game to Fight Against Obesity

...or. // The game is named as "Body Mechanics," and teaches youngsters the disadvantages of obesity while playing the game. The game begins with an introduction to the game plot by Neuro, a Yoda-like wise man. He requests players to join the team of superheroes to fight the Evil Coalition of Harm and Diseas...

AAO Urges Athletes to Wear Protective Eyewear

...n builds physical fitness, entertains millions and teaches the values of hard// work and teamwork. But for more than 40,000 athletes each year, these lessons can be marred by an errant finger or misjudged catch. That’s the number of sports-related eye injuries that occur annually in the United States. App...

Heartbeats on IPods - Being ‘cool’ can Help Doctors to

...ollege of Cardiology. According to Barrett, who teaches cardiology his technique- recording abnormal heartbeats on an iPod or CD and having it being listened to 400 times, by physicians, can more than double their rate of detecting an abnormal heartbeat. Why this is important is not only because using ...

Parents To Blame For Soaring Counts Of Binge-Drinkers And Smokers

...rganizations such as Family and Youth Concern that teaches young people that the only acceptable time to have sex is once they are married. According to Norman Wells, director of Family and Youth Concern, 23 research studies from 10 countries have showed that giving girls the morning-after pill failed to ...

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