The prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is rising in American children, with kids of Latino ancestry being hit disproportionately hard by the disease. In order to better understand this disease, researchers from ASU and the Translational Genomics Research Institute have partnered with clinicians on a new study.
An electronic health record (EHR) program to help primary care doctors address child obesity is an effective tool to promote positive body mass index (BMI) trends, especially among young children with obesity, according to a new University of Missouri School of Medicine study that examined the effectiveness of the FitTastic tool over an average follow-up period of nearly three years.
In a synthesis of science and art, Salk scientists have teamed up with curators and design experts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to study how nearly 100,000 museum visitors respond to exhibition design. The goal of the project, funded by a $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, is to better understand how people perceive, make choices in, interact with, and learn from a complex environment, and to further enhance the educational mission of museums through evidence-based design strategies.
An unprecedented $75 million donation from Orlando Corporation aims to strengthen the region’s ability to provide world-class care for the community and train future health care professionals and provide high-quality clinical care. With this gift, the company is investing $50 million in Scarborough Health Network’s (SHN) Birchmount Hospital, mental health needs, and other urgent priorities and $25 million in the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health (SAMIH). This gift will advance the health needs of this dynamic region’s nearly 1.3 million residents.
The risk of burnout and poor experienced teacher-working environment fit is increased among teachers with persistent turnover intentions. However, positive experiences in the workplace seem to protect against cynicism and exhaustion, according to a new study from Finland.
- Research Papers in Education
A new paper in PNAS Nexus indicates that minority students who earn low grades in introductory science, technology, engineering, and math classes are less likely to earn degrees in these subjects than similar White students.
- PNAS Nexus