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Conference explores what it means to be human
A three-day, multi-disciplinary conference exploring recent advances in science and the implications on humanity. (2001-10-09)
Say two prayers and call me in the morning
A recent study at Saint Louis University found that although most physicians agree there is a link between religion and healing, only 8 percent discuss spirituality with their patients in detail. (2001-10-03)
Prayer may influence in vitro fertilization success
Prayer seems to almost double the success rate of in vitro fertilization procedures that lead to pregnancy, according to surprising results from a study carefully designed to eliminate bias. (2001-09-28)
Religious involvement found to have largest influence on self-esteem of young adolescents, according to national survey
Young adolescents who participate in religious activities evaluated themselves more positively than youths who don't participate in religious activities, according to a national survey of eighth graders that examined self-esteem of early adolescents. (2001-08-24)
Current marriage conditions are greater influence than spouses' prior history
A Penn State study suggests that current marital conditions largely outweigh the previous track record of both spouses in determining the quality of a marriage. (2001-08-21)
Study: Religious struggle may indicate greater risk of death among elderly
A study of 595 hospital patients suggests older patients who are wrestling with religious beliefs during an illness may have an increased risk of dying, according to researchers from Bowling Green State University and Duke University Medical Center. (2001-08-12)
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, August 7, 2001
Annals Explores Alternative Medicine in New Series Digitalis, nitroglycerin and graham crackers were once considered alternative medicine. (2001-08-06)
Religion may help lower blood pressure in African-Americans
Among African-Americans, those reporting higher levels of religious belief had lower blood pressure in the clinic setting, during workday activities and during sleep. (2001-07-23)
UGA study shows effects on family when mom has HIV
Rex Forehand, a UGA research professor and Director of the Institute for Behavioral Research, has completed the only study of its kind showing how inner-city families cope with an HIV-infected mother and how they can best move forward. (2001-06-12)
Researchers discover mind's key to self-image
Researchers may have identified the area of the brain that controls our sense of self, according to a study presented during the American Academy of Neurology's 53rd Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, May 5-11, 2001. (2001-05-07)
Black congregrations have a higher rate of providing social services in Philadelphia
In a study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Work entitled (2001-04-24)
Johan Skytte Prize to Professor Brian Barry
The Skytte Foundation at Uppsala University, Sweden, has awarded Professor Brian Barry at Columbia University, New York, the Johan Skytte Prize, approximately 50,000 US dollars, in Political Science 2001 for (2001-04-19)
University of New Orleans archaeologist unearths relics in oldest African American neighborhood
What do you think of when you hear the word archaeology? (2001-03-07)
Frequent religious attendance may encourage better health behaviors
Individuals who attend weekly religious services may be more likely than less-frequent attenders to improve their health behaviors and to maintain already established good health habits, according to a three-decade-long study. (2001-02-13)
Measles and pertussis risk higher for children with personal exemptions from immunization
Children who are exempt from immunization for religious or philosophical reasons have a higher risk of measles and pertussis, according to an article in the December 27 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association. (2000-12-25)
Inheritable gene modification research should not proceed on humans without standards and oversight, AAAS report says
Modifying human genes that can be transmitted to offspring is neither safe nor responsible at this time, according to a special report of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). (2000-09-17)
RI offers nation a view of the future for higher quality end-of-life care
A Brown-led survey of 204 bereaved family members finds a need for better pain management, care planning, communication and pastoral counseling in RI nursing homes. (2000-09-11)
Children growing up in families with physical, verbal abuse are more likely to smoke
The family environment that children grow up in can have long-lasting effects on whether they smoke, according to researchers who used data collected over a 35-year time span. (2000-08-29)
Religious faith and spirituality may help people recover from substance abuse
Among people recovering from substance abuse, a new study to be presented at the American Psychological Association's Annual Convention in Washington, DC, finds that higher levels of religious faith and spirituality were associated with several positive mental health outcomes which may help contribute to the recovery process. (2000-08-06)
Male circumcision protects against HIV infection
Uncircumcised men are at a much greater risk of becoming infected with HIV than circumcised men, according to new evidence in this week's BMJ. (2000-06-08)
Analysis of studies shows that religious involvement may be a factor in living a long life
Regular attendance at one's church, synagogue, mosque or Buddhist monastery is related to longer life, according to a meta-analysis of 42 studies that examined 125,826 people which is reported in the current issue of Health Psychology published by the American Psychological Association (APA). (2000-06-03)
Parents want more communication when infants are being treated in hospital intensive care nursery
Parents of infants undergoing treatment in hospital intensive care nurseries feel their role in the therapy decision-making process could be improved through more communication and use of simpler terminology, according to a new international study. (2000-05-13)
Respecting families' religious belief after brain stem death, an ethical dilemma
What should doctors do when a patient in intensive care is declared brain stem dead, but according to their family's religious beliefs is still alive and must continue to be given treatment? (2000-05-04)
Religious people show desire for interdependence, not weakness
The desire for independence is the key psychological difference that separates religious and non-religious people, new research suggests. (2000-04-11)
Attending religious activities may help delay sexual activity, according to recent study
Parents who take their families to religious services regularly may be helping their children develop aspects of spirituality that are associated with the choice not to become sexually active, according to a recent study published in the April issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health. (2000-04-05)
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet for April 4, 2000
1)Men Often Suffer from Incontinence and Want Help But Seldom Ask; 2)Physicians Can Learn to Use Patients' Spirituality in Their Treatment Plans; 3)Eating Whole Walnuts Further Reduced Bad Cholesterol in Dietary Study (2000-04-03)
Most engineering schools don't require a course in ethics, UMass professor finds
Only about one-third of the nation's engineering schools require all students to take any courses in the ethics of engineering, according to Karl Stephan of the electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Massachusetts. (2000-03-05)
Study shows that religion helps people who are clinically depressed
Religion appears to help people with depression, according to the findings of a study on religion, depression, and hopelessness, conducted by Patricia Murphy, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Religion, Health and Human Values at Rush-Presbyterian-St. (2000-03-01)
Dutch archaeologists uncover earliest Egyptian temple
During excavations at Tel Ibrahim Awad in the eastern Nile Delta, Dutch archaeologists, funded by NWO, discovered a large Middle Kingdom temple. (2000-01-19)
Religious differences, peace co-existed in ancient city
Religious groups in the ancient Roman city of Caesarea Maritima (between the modern-day cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa) lived together peacefully and co-operatively, not just competitively, according to a professor at the University of Toronto. (1999-12-12)
Neurological disorder inspired European dancing tradition
An annual European dancing procession that blends legend and tradition may have roots in a neurological disorder causing dance-like movements, according to a historical review in the December 10 issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (1999-12-09)
University of Toronto professor believes religious text Jewish, not Christian
An important book of the Bible, believed for centuries to be the work of a Christian author, may have been written by a Jew, says Professor John Marshall, author of Parables of War: Reading John's Jewish Apocalypse. (1999-11-22)
Lack of private health insurance increases risk of dying, study finds
Adults under the age of 65 who lacked private health insurance were 35 percent more likely to die between 1986 and 1995 than similar adults who had such insurance, according to a new study examining factors associated with mortality in the United States. (1999-11-21)
Conference convenes on ibogaine, a controversial drug to treat heroin addiction
In November, the Department of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine will host a conference on ibogaine, a controversial drug hailed by some researchers as a potentially powerful treatment for heroin addiction. (1999-10-05)
Capture the flag: 'Darwin fish' may be a new version of a very old game, University of Georgia study proposes
The Scopes Trial on evolution never really ended. It just wound on up the bumpers of cars. (1999-09-21)
Study analyzes home births as a religious experience
A University of Toronto researcher has found that a majority of women - regardless of religious denomination -- felt giving birth at home allowed them to experience childbirth from a greater religious and cultural viewpoint. (1999-07-27)
Religious attendance linked to lower mortality in elderly
A study of nearly 4,000 elderly North Carolinians has found that those who attended religious services every week were 46 percent less likely to die over a six-year period than people who attended less often or not at all, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. (1999-07-23)
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