Science Education & Policy
- Investigational Nonstimulant Guanfacine XR Significantly Improved ADHD Symptoms
Shire plc announced today the positive results of studies of the investigational medication guanfacine extended release (GXR, previously referred to as SPD503), a selective alpha-2A-adrenoceptor agonist. These data from two short-term phase III placebo-co ...
Article - News Staff - May 24 2007 - 1:31am
- 12-month Study Demonstrated Tolerability And Efficacy Of Daytrana
Shire plc announced that DAYTRANATM (methylphenidate transdermal system), the first and only non-oral medication approved for treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children aged 6 to 12 years, provided significant improvement in s ...
Article - News Staff - May 24 2007 - 1:33am
- Improve Your Relationship By Wanting To Do The Dishes
If you do something positive for your mate, does it matter why? The answer is yes, according to new research from University of Rochester research assistant professor Heather Patrick. She will unveil a study at a Toronto conference later this month that sh ...
Article - News Staff - May 24 2007 - 2:49pm
- 'Teaching Gap' Exists Among US And Asian Math Teachers, Study Says
Compared to math teachers in the high-achieving nations of Hong Kong and Japan, teachers in the United States offer less of certain supports that could help students learn more. This could contribute to the lower performance among U.S. students on internat ...
Article - News Staff - May 24 2007 - 6:33pm
- Both Alcohol And Neighborhood Characteristics Can Affect Intimate Partner Violence
While heavy drinking has consistently been linked to an increased risk of intimate partner violence (IPV), a new study has found that both drinking patterns and neighborhood characteristics can contribute in different ways to mutual IPV among married/coha ...
Article - News Staff - May 26 2007 - 8:05pm
- Choice Is A Key Element In Success For Smokers Who Want To Quit
Smokers who have a say in how they quit are more likely to try kicking the habit and are more successful, according to new research at the University of Rochester. Rochester researcher Dr. Geoffrey Williams associate professor of medicine at the Universit ...
Article - News Staff - May 26 2007 - 8:09pm
- Studies You Don't Need To Read For May 27th
It may seem strange that science is out there doing studies on topics that not only seem unnecessary but are downright redundant, yet it happens all of the time. Here are this week's examples of science studies to reaffirm things your mother would tel ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Sep 22 2007 - 11:06am
- Parents And Schools, Major Factors In China Obesity Boom
Childhood obesity is widely recognised as a major contributor towards cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, sleep disorders, and psychological and social problems. The China National Nutrition and Health survey in 2002 revealed that the prevalence of overweig ...
Article - News Staff - May 26 2007 - 9:41pm
- Review Of European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Declares It Successful
A review declared the EU ETS the most significant accomplishment in climate policy to date, concluding it will be central to global climate negotiations. However since the EU accounts for only 20 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, a global framework fo ...
Article - News Staff - May 28 2007 - 6:43pm
- New System Allows Autistic Children To Communicate With Their Environment
Communication ability among children who are intellectually disabled or have communication limitations (such as autism, down syndrome, or cerebral palsy) may soon be improved thanks to a research group of the University of Granada. ...
Article - News Staff - May 28 2007 - 8:55pm