The Press Democrat – It’s no surprise that Dr. Nurit Licht, a graduate of Dartmouth’s medical school and the energetic chief medical officer of Petaluma Health Center, is an early riser. Most mornings she’s up at 5:30, answering emails and finalizing plans for the day ahead.
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Researchers from Dartmouth‘s Norris Cotton Cancer Center reported in Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing on the use of denoting autoencoders to effectively extract key biological principles from gene expression data and summarize them into constructed features with convenient properties.
Reuters – Quotes James Sargent, professor of pediatrics and senior author of a recent study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, which found that alcohol advertisements have led to a rise in underage drinking and binge drinking.
Recent research has linked autism with a lack of “pruning” in developing brain connections, but a new study by researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine suggests instead it is the excessive growth of new connections that causes sensory overload in people with the disorder.
The Wall Street Journal – Continued coverage on the recent study led by Susanne Tanski, associate professor of pediatrics, which found that alcohol advertisements have led to a rise in underage drinking and binge drinking.
U.S. News and World Report– A new study, led by Susanne Tanski, associate professor of pediatrics, found that the more receptive teens were to alcohol ads on TV, the more likely they were to start drinking, or to progress from drinking to binge drinking or hazardous drinking.
The 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Geisel School of Medicine will explore current limitations barring universal access to healthcare, and the underlying problems in order to contemplate opportunities for meaningful progress.
The New York Times – References a recent article, titled “Green Eggs and Ham,” published in Academic Medicine, which notes that Dartmouth’s medical school was renamed in 2012 after Theodor Geisel ’25.
The New York Times – Quotes Lisa Schwartz, professor of medicine, on the shift toward making clinical trial data more publicly available.
In a rural Maine county, sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes were associated with reductions in hospitalization and death rates over a 40-year period (1970-2010) compared with the rest of the state.