A new study by Oregon State University researchers finds that Head Start can make a positive impact in the lives of some of its highest risk children, both academically and behaviorally.
1/30/2013 11:55 AM EST
New research at Oregon State University suggests the health benefits of small amounts of activity – even as small as one- and two-minute increments that add up to 30 minutes per day – can be just as beneficial as longer bouts of physical...
1/28/2013 5:55 PM EST
The study, recently published online in Health Education Research, is the first to look at the role of Hmong patriarchal and family influences on women’s breast and cervical cancer screening. It is also one of the only studies conducted with...
1/8/2013 2:35 PM EST
Even as policy makers and health experts point to an increased need for exercise, more than half of four-year colleges and universities in the United States have dropped physical education requirements compared to historic levels.
1/8/2013 2:00 PM EST
A study has found that young, less-experienced surgeons made major surgical mistakes almost half the time during a “simulated” gall bladder removal when they were distracted by noises, questions, conversation or other commotion in the operating...
11/29/2012 1:40 PM EST
A new analysis of conflicting findings from hundreds of studies on the use of omega-3 fatty acids for cardiovascular disease finds that they do work, for this and other health concerns, and helps to explain some of the differing research results.
11/28/2012 2:55 PM EST
Electrical engineers at Oregon State University have developed new technology to monitor medical vital signs, with sophisticated sensors so small and cheap they could fit onto a bandage, be manufactured in high volumes and cost less than a quarter.
11/15/2012 1:45 PM EST
Eight researchers in a new report say that climate change is causing additional stress to many western rangelands, and as a result land managers should consider a significant reduction, or in some places elimination of livestock and other large...
11/13/2012 1:10 PM EST
As flu season approaches, people who get sick may not realize they can pass the flu not only to other humans, but possibly to other animals, including pets such as cats, dogs and ferrets. This concept, called “reverse zoonosis,” is still poorly...
10/3/2012 1:35 PM EDT
Martian Atmosphere Expert Jeff Barnes Can Discuss Engineering Challenges in the Mars Science Laboratory Mission
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