University of Washington bioengineers have a designed a peptide structure that can stop the harmful changes of the body's normal proteins into a state that's linked to widespread diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Lou Gehrig's disease.
– University of Washington|28-Jul-2014 12:15 PM EDT
Back to school means getting back into a routine that helps students achieve success in the new school year. Start the year off on solid footing by making good nutrition part of your child’s schedule. Multiple studies have shown that good nutrition plays a huge role in academic success.
– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Two-Step Decision Tree Analysis Is a Feasible Method to Manage and Inform Updates of Radiation Therapy Best Practices and Quality Standards
A two-step decision tree analysis, incorporating Donabedian’s model, is a feasible process to evaluate and distill the many available quality standards, guidelines, recommendations and indicators in order to update national and international quality standards for radiation therapy, according to a study published in the July-August 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)|28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center want to remind parents about the importance of immunizing their children when preparing to send the children back to school.
– Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center|28-Jul-2014 10:40 AM EDT
A St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a heart-healthy lifestyle.
– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital|28-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
A recently published study looks at the discovery of porcine enterovirus G, which is an important find in the United States.
– Kansas State University|28-Jul-2014 9:55 AM EDT
New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that the positive reaction one would have when succeeding is lessened if it doesn't follow the expected course.
– University of Chicago Booth School of Business|28-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT
The secret to boosting the language skills of preschoolers with disabilities may be to put them in classrooms with typically developing peers, a new study finds.
– Ohio State University|28-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT
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