Posts Tagged ‘study’

Research finds face-to-face interactions guard against depression

Spending time with friends and family in person can lower depression risk in older adults, according to a new study led by Alan Teo, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of psychiatry at OHSU and researcher at the VA Portland Health Care System. The study, published this week in The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, reaffirms research that has long supported the idea that strong social bonds strengthen people’s mental health. But this study was a … Read More

School of Nursing researcher to study exercise and nutrition in rural Latinas

Advertisements, news articles and entire reality TV series are based on the common knowledge that obesity, physical inactivity and a poor diet are risk factors for number of chronic illnesses and certain cancers. We also know that eating better and being active can turn those negative diagnoses around. Cynthia Perry, Ph.D., F.N.P.-B.C., associate professor in the OHSU School of Nursing and director of the family nurse practitioner program, is taking this concept to a targeted … Read More

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