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Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) is an American interdisciplinary research organization at Stanford University, California, that offers a residential postdoctoral fellowship program for scientists and scholars—from the United States and abroad—studying "the five core social and behavioral disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology".[1][2] It is one of the nine members of Some Institutes for Advanced Study (SIAS).  
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almost 3 years ago
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Charles Reigeluth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Reigeluth is an educational theorist and researcher who focuses on instructional design theories and systemic transformation of educational systems, transforming from the teacher-centered paradigm founded in time-based student progress to the learner-centered paradigm founded in competency-based student progress. He has a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology from Brigham Young University. He is a professor emeritus at the Instructional Systems Technology Department at Indiana University, and is a former chairman of the department.[1]  
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about 3 years ago
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BBC NEWS | Europe | The rich smells of Paris

BBC correspondent Caroline Wyatt delights in the sights - and evocative smells - of France's capital city.  
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about 3 years ago
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Medical executives face criminal charges for “misbranded” devices

Two US medical device executives are facing criminal charges for off-label promotion of a device to treat nasal sinus problems.  
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about 3 years ago
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Two Expensive Diabetic Macular Edema Drugs Not Cost-effective

Anti-VEGF medicines aflibercept and ranibizumab would have to drop in price by 69% and 80%, respectively, to be worth the societal cost compared with bevacizumab, a new study has found.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Bertolt Brecht - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eugen Bertolt Friedrich Brecht (/brɛkt/;[1][2][3] German: [bʀɛçt]; 10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956[4]) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director of the 20th century. He made contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production, the latter through the tours undertaken by the Berliner Ensemble – the post-war theatre company operated by Brecht and his wife, long-time collaborator and actress Helene Weigel.[5]  
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about 3 years ago
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Lipids Suffer if Carbs Replace Reduced Saturated Fat in Diet

"When we encourage people to lower their fat, by default they increase their carbohydrate consumption, and we will not see a reduced risk of CVD by this approach," says the lead researcher in this PURE study.  
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about 3 years ago
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Higher priced drugs are not cost effective for diabetic macular edema, US study finds

In comparsion with treatment with the low cost antivascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) drug bevacizumab (Avastin), the more expensive alternatives aflibercept (Eylea) and ranibizumab (Lucentis) are not cost effective for diabetic macular edema, a new study has found.1  
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about 3 years ago
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High Consumption of Coffee Associated With Decreased MS Risk

Two separate, recent studies have demonstrated an association between high consumption of coffee and decreased risk of developing MS. Is it the caffeine--or something else?  
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about 3 years ago
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Care in the UK: The costs you face - BBC News

As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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NHS watchdog to weigh cost of HIV prevention drug Prep - BBC News

The NHS watchdog NICE has been asked by government to look at the cost of providing an HIV prevention drug known as Prep.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Weekly alcohol limit 'could cost £2.52' says Alcohol Focus Scotland - BBC News

The maximum recommended weekly intake of alcohol can be bought for £2.52, according to a new survey.  
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about 3 years ago
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Investing? How to Choose the Right Mutual Funds

A key way to make physicians' hard-earned money grow is to invest in mutual funds. Here's how to select the best funds for you.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Diet and Cognitive Decline: Untangling the Evidence

Flavonols and omega-3 consumption integrated with clinical precision medicine could reduce the risk for cognitive decline and Alzheimer's.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Fruit Consumption in Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Cognitive Outcomes

Fruit consumption during pregnancy is linked to better neurodevelopment/cognitive outcomes in infants, new research shows.  
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about 3 years ago
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NHS watchdog to weigh cost of HIV prevention drug Prep - BBC News

The NHS watchdog NICE has been asked by government to look at the cost of providing an HIV prevention drug known as Prep.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Weekly alcohol limit 'could cost £2.52' says Alcohol Focus Scotland - BBC News

The maximum recommended weekly intake of alcohol can be bought for £2.52, according to a new survey.  
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about 3 years ago
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NHS England confirms it will not fund HIV prevention pill

NHS England has confirmed its decision not to fund pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection, to the anger of AIDS charities.  
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about 3 years ago
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US seeks to reduce sodium consumption by one third

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released draft guidance for the food industry that agency officials say could reduce the daily average intake of sodium in the US by a third.1 The voluntary guidelines apply to processed and packaged foods as well as restaurant foods and would be implemented over a decade.  
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about 3 years ago
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US seeks to reduce sodium consumption by one third

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released draft guidance for the food industry that agency officials say could reduce the daily average intake of sodium in the US by a third.1 The voluntary guidelines apply to processed and packaged foods as well as restaurant foods and would be implemented over a decade.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 3 years ago