Can't chalk it up to 'baby fat'
Despite recent widespread media attention given to studies that have indicated one-third of American children have a weight problem, a new study shows just one-third of children who are overweight or obese actually receive ...
Science wins fight over evolution in schools, says Case Western Reserve University author
If you want to understand how evolution has challenged the constitutionality of the separation of church and state, Mano Singham from Case Western Reserve University provides a concise and chronological history in his new ...
Detecting depression in caretakers of mentally ill adults
A diagnostic test of eight short questions designed by Jaclene Zauszniewski from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University can be used to detect depressive thinking patterns that lead to ...
Developing blanket protection from wildfires
Case Western Reserve University and NASA researchers are looking for the right material, the right design, the right thickness and the right weight for a new fire-resistant blanket. To protect houses.
Genes involved in antibiotic resistance vary within a species
Study examines effectiveness of telemonitoring vital signs
Like the bleeps of an alarm clock, TeleCare, a home monitoring device, gives the chronically ill a wake-up call: "It's time to take your vitals."
Researchers prove validated instrument to measure AA-related helping
Maria Pagano, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has established an empirical model to quantify and gauge an alcohol addicts' level of engagement in Alcoholics Anonymous ...
Unshackled from earthly roles, women become 'space oddities'
Fifty-four years after the first screen portrayal of a human woman in space -- in the 1929 German movie Woman in the Moon -- the first female American astronaut, Sally Ride, took a real-life trip into space.
Newly Formed PolymerPlus Emerges from Layered Polymers Research at CWRU
(PhysOrg.com) -- A spin-off venture with its roots in advanced polymers research at Case Western Reserve University has been established, aiming to commercialize polymer technology.
Prion protein identified as a novel early pancreatic cancer biomarker
Mad cow disease is caused by the accumulation of an abnormal protein, the prion, in the brain of an affected patient. Outside of the brain, very little is known about prions. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, ...
Researchers use natural and artificial sheaths to mend traumatic bone loss
A husband and wife research team has found a way to use the sleeve-like cover on bone to heal serious bone injuries faster and more simply than current methods. And they've developed an artificial sleeve that spurs fast healing ...
Cancer patients become bold advocates once surviviors
Sociologists at Case Western Reserve University found that when passive cancer patients become survivors, they have plenty of bold advice to offer other cancer patients, according to a study in JAGS, the Journal of American Ge ...
CWRU researchers offer tips for picking the right baby bottle
Many moms who start off breastfeeding ponder bottle issues, as they have to return to work or need to spend several hours away from the baby.
Cognitive problems may appear in children with epilepsy
Up to half of new cases of epilepsy are in children and adolescents. This is particularly significant because the onset of epilepsy in children can have a lasting impact on their cognitive development, says ...