Oregon State University
Low-dose, antipsychotic medications are continuing to be widely prescribed, a new analysis suggests, even though it’s likely many of the prescriptions are for conditions where there’s weak evidence of their effectiveness and serious risks remain.
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered that one gene in a common fungus acts as a master regulator, and deleting it has opened access to a wealth of new compounds that have never before been studied – with the potential to identify new antibiotics.
A new review suggests that omega-3 fatty acids taken in excess could have unintended health consequences in certain situations, and that dietary standards based on the best available evidence need to be established.
A new study suggests that some children may be genetically predisposed to developing behavioral problems in child care and preschool settings.
Oregon State University and the Oregon Health Authority have received $1.25 million from the Centers for Disease Control to study the health impact of opening the Oregon Health Plan to more people.
October 2, 2013 – A new analysis by Oregon State University researchers of California’s mental health system finds that comprehensive, community-based mental health programs are helping people with serious mental illness transition to independent living.
September 11, 2013 – In a new study looking at toddlers and preschoolers with autism, researchers found that children with better motor skills were more adept at socializing and communicating.
August 27, 2-13 – New research suggests that getting depressed when it’s cold and dreary outside may not be as common as is often believed.
July 1, 2013 – Studies have shown that children with autism often struggle socially and now new research suggests that a corresponding lack of motor skills – including catching and throwing – may further contribute to that social awkwardness.