Archive for the ‘Alpert Medical School’ Category

Review examines advertising of psychiatric drugs

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

A new review takes a rare look at direct-to-consumer advertising of psychiatric medications.
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$9.7M grant will advance aging research

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

A five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will further a multi-university effort to advance aging research.
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New tool for diagnosing dehydration in children

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

A new study validates the four-symptom “DHAKA” score as a quick, accurate, and reliable tool for diagnosing dehydration in children.
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Intervention stems cancer spread in mice

Friday, May 20th, 2016

In a new study co-authored by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack. A. Elias, scientists were able to take control of a protein that plays a fundamental role in the spread of cancer.
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Brown scientist honored by White House

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Botanist Erika Edwards has been awarded the nation’s highest honor for young scientists.
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Research eyes safer stem cells

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Nurturing stem cells atop a bed of mouse cells – the gold standard for lab research, poses a contamination risk for transplants to human patients. Brown bio-engineers are developing a safer, synthetic layer instead.
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Trial combats perinatal depression and anxiety

Friday, May 6th, 2016

A new intervention could help sleep disruption, depression and anxiety in pregnant and post partum women.
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Study links suicide risk to alcohol, cocaine use

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

A new study of hundreds of emergency department patients in the U.S. found a significant link between suicide attempts and the combined use of cocaine and alcohol.
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Researchers take novel approach to ALS treatment

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

A new grant from the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation will support a comprehensive investigation of ALS in flies, worms, mice, and human cells.
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Bright screens at night makes for poor sleep quality in young teens

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

A new study shows that nighttime exposure to phones and tablets erodes sleep quality in boys and girls aged 9-15.
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