Preocupa deterioro en la salud mental de los jóvenes

Un estudio exploratorio con 515 estudiantes universitarios, la mayoría de ellos en universidades de Ponce, encontró que el 56% de los alumnos mostraba síntomas de depresión; el 46% de tenía síntomas severos de ansiedad y el 24% indicios moderados. Primero la respiración le cambia, se agita y pierde el apetito. No puede concentrarse en sus …

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INTELLECTUS FOUNDATION SUPPORTS YOUNG UNIVERSITY TO PREVENT CANCER

By Sin Comillas  A group of young people from five universities have joined forces to guide their peers on the practices that they should change to reduce the possibility of developing cancer. The CIPECA interuniversity committee, led by Dr. Julio Jiménez of the Ponce Research Institute, and supported by the Intellectus Foundation, managed to convene more than one hundred and fifty university students who received a comprehensive orientation on the subject.   The lectures on the myths and realities of cancer, and on sexuality, the human papillomavirus and its link with cancer, were accompanied by a theatrical performance of how cancer impacts our families and by the talk of rapper PJ Sin Suela, who besides being a rapper studied medicine. Dr. Pedro J. Vázquez (PJ Sin Suela) spoke to the university students about risk factors or conditions that increase the possibility of developing cancer. In his conference he exhorted them to change from today to healthier practices such as quitting smoking, reducing alcohol consumption, exercising and maintaining a diet as healthy as possible to minimize this risk.   Recognizing that less than 15% of cancer is associated with hereditary factors and that risk factors must be attacked to reduce the incidence of cancer, the Intellectus Foundation supports this innovative educational project. Published on: Feb 11th, 2019

CENTRO DE SALUD DE PUERTO RICO RECEIVES FUNDS

By El Nuevo Día https://www.pressreader.com/puerto-rico/el-nuevo-dia1/20191231/281998969377261  The Puerto Rico Health Justice Center of the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine received a grant from the Intellectus Foundation to develop “Time’s Up for Physicians: Ask”.   The project responds to the need of digging deeper in the education on the medical approach in the management of patients who are victims of sexual violence, …

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INTELLECTUS FOUNDATION SPONSORSHIPS INVESTIGATIONS

By: SinComillas Fundación Intellectus auspicia investigaciones At the end of January, the Foundation awarded several scholarships for doctoral students from Ponce Health Sciences University and nursing students from the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine to develop their research on health and sexual violence. With a total grant of $22,500, the youth group will be researching or building prevention tools according to their area of interest. Topics such as the effect of air quality on vertebral malformations, the effect of turmeric on cancer prevention, and understanding how stress could accelerate ovarian …

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PHSU STUDENTS WILL COMPLETE RESIDENCIES AT IMPORTANT HEALTH CENTERS

By Voces del Sur On Thursday, March 21st four Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) students received the amazing news that they were admitted into health centers to complete their medical residencies. The students were: Ángel Díaz Martínez, admitted into John Hopkins Dermatology Department; Anthony Robateau, who was admitted into the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota; Jean …

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PONCE HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY’S STUDENTS OFFER SERVICES TO THE HOMELESS

Photo: Dr. Anna León (Amor que Sana’s Director), Dr. Alcázar, medical students Francisco Baralt, Javier Colón and Lorein Moya, and Wallesca Rodríguez (liaison coordinator for the PHSU Community) INTELLECTUS FOUNDATION JOINED EFFORTS WITH PHSU TO HELP CASA ANA MEDINA’S RESIDENTS Thursday, November 15th, 2018 By ELNUEVODIA.COM Intellectus Foundation joined efforts with Ponce Health Sciences University …

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SCIENTISTS AND TEACHERS COME TOGETHER TO EMPOWER STUDENTS TO PUT “SCIENCE IN SERVICE OF PUERTO RICO”

(José Madera photo)   Submitted by Mónica Ivelisse Feliú-Mójer on 3 August 2018 - 2:42pm SAN JUAN, PR - For the past two days, more than 50 teachers and 15 scientists received training and designed educational lessons so that students from the Puerto Rican archipelago can put "Science in Service of Puerto Rico" (Ciencia al Servicio de Puerto …

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RESEARCHER OUTLINES MAP OF ZIKA VIRUS IN PONCE

Photo: Dr. Luisa Alvarado – Principal Investigator and POPZE’s director RESEARCHER OUTLINES MAP OF ZIKA VIRUS IN PONCE By Sandra Torres Guzmán  (SOUTHWEST) Primera Hora Pediatrician researches traces left in infants. Around 98 infants whose mothers were diagnosed with Zika virus during their pregnancies are being monitored by a scientific program in Ponce that seeks …

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FOUNDATION INAUGURATES NEW FACILITIES

(Ponce) – (Ponce) –Intellectus Foundation opened new facilities at the historical heart of Ponce.  Together with scholarship holders from medical school, non-for-profit organizations and the foundation’s Board of Trustees were able to share their interest in collaborating with each other to create new alliances. Also present were representatives of Cristo Pobre (a center for homeless …

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