Archives for "Health and medicine"

Friday

October 16, 2015 11:46 am

Robbins ’11 is lead author of landmark paper on asexual coming-out experience

Robbins ’11 is lead author of landmark paper on asexual coming-out experience

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.

Wednesday

September 23, 2015 12:23 pm

‘Love drug’ oxytocin’s possible dark side is the topic of $300,000 Bates study

‘Love drug’ oxytocin’s possible dark side is the topic of $300,000 Bates study

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

Wednesday

March 18, 2015 1:53 pm

Bates hosts a talk on societal perceptions of infertility

Bates hosts a talk on societal perceptions of infertility

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

Friday

May 2, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

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

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

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

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

Friday

November 15, 2013 8:36 am

U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

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.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

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

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

Thursday

January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

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