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2014-07-23 00:21:26

~ Dangerous Trends Reinforce Need for Tighter Regulation of "Fitness Products" NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 New, nationally projectable survey results released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirmed a significant increase - a doubling - in the reported lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) among teens. According to the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by MetLife Foundation,11 percent of teens in grades 9-12 reported "ever having...

2014-05-27 23:06:05

MetLife Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2014 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research: Riqiang Yan, Ph.D., vice chair of the Department of Neurosciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic; and Lary C. Walker, Ph.D., research professor of neuropharmacology and neurologic diseases and associate professor of neurology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University (Atlanta, GA) and Mathias Jucker, Ph.D., full professor, Hertie Institute for Clinical...

2013-06-14 23:16:43

Award-accompanying grant will allow Stepping Stones to develop online toolkit for children´s museums to replicate its award-winning programming at their facilities. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The mission of Stepping Stones Museum for Children is to broaden and enrich the educational opportunities for children ages ten and under while enhancing their understanding of the world. It was with this mission firmly in mind that the museum created and launched the Multimedia Global...

2013-05-15 23:03:02

MetLife Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2013 Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer´s Disease: Yueming Li, Ph.D., member and professor, Sloan-Kettering Institute and director and professor, Graduate Program in Pharmacology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Lennart Mucke, M.D., director, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, Joseph B. Martin Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and professor of Neurology, University of California, San...

2013-02-04 23:02:50

To address the gap between nursing education and clinical practice of nurses on the frontline of primary care for seniors, the NLN will create specialized curricula and resources for its program in geriatrics education: ACES (Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors). With a $125,000 grant from MetLife Foundation, funds will be used in 2013 to develop three inter-professional teaching strategies and three unfolding web-based case studies for ACES. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 Between...