Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Primary care residency program faces uncertain future

Friday, May 26th, 2017

A new JAMA essay co-written by medical student Shayla Durfey calls for congressional action to save the Teaching Health Centers program, which funds outpatient primary care residencies serving rural and indigent communities.
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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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Study furthers theory of aging

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

A new study led by Brown scientists advances a theory that links rogue elements of DNA called transposons to the health effects of aging.
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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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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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