Topic: Research

Study shows Medicaid expansion linked to increased healthcare quality

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Study shows Medicaid expansion linked to increased healthcare quality

January 25, 2017 0 comments

Researchers at the School of Public Health compared data to determine the effects of the Affordable Care Act

Brown professor finds marijuana does not improve sleep quality

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Brown professor finds marijuana does not improve sleep quality

November 9, 2016 0 comments

A recent study co-authored by Professor Michael Stein suggests that marijuana use may have a negative effect on sleep quality.

With a grant from the Swearer Center, Bella Okiddy GS and Richard Park ’16 launched Technologies Against Assault to create technology that reduces relived trauma during a shortened post-rape examination.

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Students found startup to improve rape kit testing

April 21, 2016 0 comments

Richard Park ’16 and Bella Okiddy GS are spearheading a biotech startup that aims to improve rape kit testing for victims of sexual assault.

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With grant, Brown to collaborate on mindfulness research

September 29, 2015 0 comments

A $4.7 million grant from the NIH will fund U. researchers’ investigation of whether mindfulness can help patients to heal and adhere to medical regimens.

Professor of Engineering Daniel Mittleman and Nicholas Karl GS created a terahertz multiplex — a relatively simple mechanism that combines and separates information waves.

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New technology offers faster wireless data exchange

September 24, 2015 0 comments

New research led by a Brown researchers explores new technology they believe has promise to be much faster than current communication signals such as Wi-Fi.

Published last week, a reanalysis of Professor Emeritus Martin Keller’s 2001 study on Paxil concluded that the drug is not effective or safe for the treatment of adolescent depression — a conclusion that opposes the original study’s findings.

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Reanalysis of Paxil study sparks new round of criticism

September 22, 2015 3 comments

The reanalysis, published in the British Medical Journal Sept. 16, contradicts the results of the initial clinical trial, which was led by a U. Professor.

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Grant inspires development of newer, cheaper solar cells

September 15, 2015 0 comments

Given the demand for renewable energy, Padture and his team turned to the field of photovoltaics, in which they saw an opportunity to make a strong impact.

Study sheds light on night screentime effects

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Study sheds light on night screentime effects

September 9, 2015 0 comments

Looking at bright screens before bed can impair sleep quality, especially among children between ages nine and 14.7.

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Conference lets seniors reflect on passions

April 22, 2015 1 comment

Serving as an opportunity for seniors to share experiences across their four years at Brown, the Theories in Action conference will take place Sunday.

New genetic research from the Freiman Laboratory studying male mice found that TAF4b, a protein critical for sperm production, carries implications for the development of infertility treatment methods in human males.

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Gene found to drive fertility in male mice

March 10, 2015 0 comments

University biologists recently discovered a specific gene in human males that may be essential to sperm production later in life.