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New research suggests link between maternal diet and childhood leukemia risk
...se foods as potential protective factors. National guidelines
recommend that people eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables every day, and two to three servings of foods from the protein group. "Fetal exposure to nutritional factors has a lot to do with what mom eats," said Christopher Jensen,...
NHGRI launches Centers for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research
...arch, and current genetic research regulations and guidelines
to determine how adequately they address present a...rces that will contribute to stronger policies and guidelines
in genetic research. The Duke Center for the Study of Public GenomicsRobert Cook-Deegan, M.D., ...
Professor calls for a new branch of learning
...nd to help develop a safe nanotechnology. He wants guidelines
to be developed to test all materials in the nanoscale where human health could be involved. Professor Donaldson says: "We believe that efforts to untangle science and science fiction regarding the risks from nanotechnology are needed and that a focu...
Managing occupational exposures to potential bioterrorist agents
...s reviewed the Institute's policies and management guidelines
for occupational exposures to biological agents. Their purpose was to reassess the guidelines
for determining the risk of exposure and risk of disease after a potential laboratory exposure; to b...
New survey reveals insights into unique relationship between mothers and pediatricians
... during well-baby visits (92 percent) with dietary guidelines
(75 percent) in third place. Other important topics included cognitive development updates (74 percent), behavioral development updates (72 percent), general parenting advice (63 percent), social interaction norms (62 percent) and sleeping recommend...
Where the sage-grouse roam
... Experimental Range) will argue that institutional guidelines
for management are inadequate without a more localized set of scenarios. Brown will describe the group's suggestion for solving this problem in his presentation, "A manager's dilemma: Making logical decisions at the local scale." For more inf...
Wheelchairs biomechanics, prosthetic development
...y altering wheelchair fit. ACSM target heart rate guidelines
appropriate for female wheelchair athletes , pg 41... rate were recorded. Limited exercise prescription guidelines
have been established for persons who perform wheelchair exercise and the most recent work has been ...
AGU journal highlights - 29 July 2004
...ect marine mammals, they suggest that the existing guidelines
that do notinclude standards for the frequency of the sound source should be re-examined. Title: Broadband calibration of R/V Ewing seismic sources Authors: Maya Tolstoy, J. B. Diebold, S. C. Webb, D. R. Bohnenstiehl, E. Chapp, R. C.Holmes, M. Rawson...
Ocean scientists assess impact of seismic pulses in effort to protect whales
...ers a mammal's normal behavior. The Service issues guidelines
as to the radius in which sound pulses might be received at various high decibel levels. In the past, these radii were calculated with computer models. The experiments conducted aboard the Maurice Ewing were the first in which they were actually meas...
Study shows that ultrasound accreditation improves the quality of ultrasound practice
...proving compliance with AIUM minimum standards and guidelines
for the performance of ultrasound examinations." ...itation in improving compliance with standards and guidelines
for the performance of obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound examinations. A random sample of consecu...
University of Pittsburgh medical center among first to implant heart assist device
... and among the first to implement advance practice guidelines
for the permanent implantation of heart pumps as d..., emphasizing the importance of facilitating these guidelines
to support the continued improvement of patient outcomes. As the use of destination therapy expands,...
Researchers discuss revised Food Guide Pyramid and what it will mean for the food industry
...Hentges, people should be prepared for the revised guidelines
to be based on a more individualized model than we have seen in the past, allowing people to make choices within the food guide system based on their individual lifestyles. The current Food Guide Pyramid graphic is perceived as a one size fits all ...
Most Americans not sure about the sources of high cholesterol
...5 percent) said they were aware there are national guidelines
for where their overall cholesterol number should be. However, only 27 percent of those people actually knew that the optimal level for LDL cholesterol is less than 100mg/dL. "The cholesterol awareness gap that is seen in this survey can and should ...
Funding to commercialize technologies of UC San Diego engineers tops $1.2 million
... rupture in AAA - and potentially provide improved guidelines
for intervention. Lasheras will work with other engineers, computer scientists as well as physicians specializing in radiology and vascular medicine. The proposed method consists of using high resolution computerized tomography (CT) scans and magneti...
New pulmonary hypertension guideline challenges use of common medication
...e is based on a structured review of all available guidelines
and published research related to PAH. The guidel...over the past few years affords the development of guidelines
that are based on data and experience for a very serious disease. When implemented, the guidelines
Water study yields a few surprises for New England
...aminants were detected at concentrations exceeding guidelines
for the protection of aquatic life. Levels of organic compounds, such as the gasoline additive MTBE and solvents used in industrial cleaners, were below drinking water standards and guidelines, but were still frequently found in ground waters used fo...
Plant pathologists look to forensics to aid in biosecurity
...oorganisms in the samples, are necessary. Research guidelines
and policies also ought to be designed to allow legitimate investigators to pursue research without unnecessary intrusion," Fletcher said. More on how forensics can be applied to plant health and crop security will be presented during the Microbial...
Make a splash for public health this summer
...artnership encourages swimmers to follow the CDC's guidelines
for staying healthy and active this summer: Don't swallow pool water Practice good hygiene Stay out of the pool if you have diarrhea. According to Dr. Beach, we all win when we work together, "It's crucial that public health professionals...
It's better in the shade
...s a conservation tool. They compare certification guidelines
with the growing practices for shade coffee, evaluating the benefits from various cultivation practices for biodiversity conservation. The study appears in the June 2004 edition of the Ecological Society of America's journal Ecological Applications. ...
Scientists call for better protection for coral reefs
...m within marine protected areas. Variousmanagement guidelines
are discussed. ISRS Briefing Paper 2 presents evidence of long-term ecologicaldamage to reefs as a result of pollution, terrestrial runoff, turbidityand sedimentation. ISRS Briefing Paper 3 discusses the effects that global climatechanges like wa...
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