PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A new study shows that healthy people who take attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs experience a surge in the neurotransmitter glutamate in key parts of the brain. And that increase in glutamate is associated with subsequent changes in positive emotion.
[Lynn Arditi for RINPR] A new study co-led by Rhode Island epidemiologist Traci Green, found that a simple drug testing strip—similar to a home pregnancy test—accurately detected the potentially deadly opioid fentanylin street drug samples.
Erin is available during office hours in room 362 to provide research and reference support to students and faculty. Erin can provide assistance with building advanced searches for literature and systematic reviews. She also specializes in assisting with EndNote citation management software. Please feel free to stop by during her office hours with reference or research questions.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — After the Affordable Care Act (ACA) eliminated cost sharing for screening mammograms, their rate of use rose six percentage points among older woman for whom such screenings were recommended, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] —The human body has two primary kinds of fat—white fat, which stores excess calories and is associated with obesity, and brown fat, which burns calories in order to produce heat and has garnered interest as a potential means of combating obesity.