Stories about "Health and medicine"
Robbins ’11 is lead author of landmark paper on asexual coming-out experience

Friday, October 16, 2015 11:46 am

What started as a way for Nicolette Robbins ’11 to spend her final Short Term has become groundbreaking research on what it’s like to come out as an asexual person.

A representation of the oxytocin molecule, upper right, bound to the protein neurophysin, shown as ribbons, that carries it through the body.
‘Love drug’ oxytocin’s possible dark side is the topic of $300,000 Bates study

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:23 pm

Bates neuroscientist Nancy Koven will use a three-year, nearly $300,000 federal grant to take a cold and hard look at oxytocin.

Bates hosts a talk on societal perceptions of infertility

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:53 pm

The Bates College psychology department welcomes Anne Belden for a public presentation on infertility on March 26.

Slideshow: Insights from a day with Thomas Goetz ’90, Renaissance man for the digital era

Friday, May 2, 2014 12:00 pm

A day with Thomas Goetz '90, an author and entrepreneur who has scrutinized humanity's dance with information technology since the early Internet Age.

Robert Langer, photographed by Donna Coveney of MIT.
Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud '15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

The College Key's Distinguished Alumnus in Residence, Winfield Brown '89 meets with students to discuss careers in healthcare during a campus visit on Nov. 12. Photo by Sarah Crosby/Bates College.
U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Friday, November 15, 2013 8:36 am

Well-timed against the failed launch of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange website, Brown put a fine point on the economic forces influencing healthcare today.

Biology and English major Shelby Sullivan '15 worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals as a Ladd Intern. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Shelby Sullivan '15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney '80 is CEO.

Jonathan Adler '00, seen here talking with Kati Vecsey of the theater department during his lecture at Bates in 2008.
Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

Members of President Woodrow Wilson's cabinet appear to be maintaining their fitness resolutions in this photo from August 1917. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection.
Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

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