Archive for the ‘Biology’ Category

Brown researchers deep dive into big health data

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Brown researchers are creating tools that could mine huge data sets and health records for clues about disease incidence, risk factors, and population trends.
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Study casts doubt about link between eczema, cardiovascular disease

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Despite mixed evidence recently about an association between atopic dermatitis and cardiovascular disease, a new study that analyzed more than 250,000 medical records suggests there is no link.
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Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

Friday, May 26th, 2017

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men.

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Medical School partners with practices to create Brown Physicians Inc.

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Warren Alpert Medical School and six medical practices signed a formal agreement to form the non-profit Brown Physicians Inc., a move that will integrate patient care, research, and teaching in southern New England.
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Elias appointed senior vice president for health affairs

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Jack A. Elias, MD, dean of biology and medicine, will serve as Brown’s first senior vice president for health affairs.
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Mindfulness practice more effective for woman than men?

Friday, April 21st, 2017

A study led by Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Willoughby Britton found that mindfulness meditation significantly helped women address negative moods — but did not help men.
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Essay examines perils and pitfalls of new fertility procedure

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

In a new paper published in Science Translational Medicine, experts at Brown, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law discuss the implications of in vitro gametogenesis (IVG).

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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Study describes rare, new brain disease

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

A team of Brown scientists have identified the genetic mutations involved in a rare degenerative brain disorder.
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