News Archive

Mid-Life Chronic Inflammation tied to Dementia

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have added to evidence that chronic inflammation in middle and late age are linked to visible structural changes in brains of people with poor cognition and dementia.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Teaching Reading Focus of New Grant

ORI scientist Pat Vadasy, Ph.D., has just received funding to test phonics variations with support for flexible thinking for struggling K-1st grade readers.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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ORI Mourns Passing of Tom Dishion, Ph.D.

ORI joins colleagues worldwide in mourning the recent passing of ORI scientist & prevention science luminary Thomas J. Dishion, Ph.D.

Categories: ORI in the news

Type: News

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Some Calories More Harmful Than Others

ORI senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D contributed to a position paper in Obesity Reviews warning that sugar-sweetened beverages clearly increase risk for chronic diseases.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Does Vaping Help or Harm Tobacco Reduction?

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., comments on aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes to youth. "A lot of these kids think that it’s just flavored water, so no big deal.”

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Physical Inactivity, Overweight & Obesity in Childhood

Children's own motor competence and their physical self-concept (aka perceived motor competence) play a major part in increasing the amount of time spent on exercise.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Successful Weight Management

Regular eating and having no history of dieting were associated with weight maintenance in young women and men.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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ORI Loses Long-time Colleague

It is with great sadness that ORI announces the recent passing of esteemed ORI scientist & colleague Dean P. Inman, Ph.D.

Type: News

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ORI study on teen marijuana use cited in Register Guard news report.

ORI study on teen use of marijuana cited in Eugene Register Guard news article. 

Categories: ORI in the news

Type: News

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Marijuana Legalization and Youth Use

Scientist Julie C. Rusby, Ph.D., and her team studied the impact of marijuana legalization in Oregon on marijuana use by young teens.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: Press Release

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