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Researchers To Investigate Years Before Menopause

...t until no follicles remain. The standard medical definition of menopause is 12 continuous months without menstrual bleeding. Because the follicles control the cycle of hormones that lead to preparation of the uterus for egg implantation and eventually to menstruation when no egg is ...

Hunt For Early Heart Attack Genes Begins

...ntists will make arrangements to receive patient's medical histories andhave samples of their blood analyzed at the Rockefeller University Hospital, theoldest hospital in the United States devoted solely to experimental medicine. Established in 1910, the hospital links laboratory investigations with bedsideo...

Mutant Gene Not Sole Explanation For Hiv Non-Progression

... Oren Cohen, M.D., a medical officer in NIAID's Laboratory of Immunoregulation (LIR); LIR Lab Chief and NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.; and their colleagues report their findings in the Sept. 15, 1997 issue of T...

Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention

...er the initial week. Allparticipants receive free medical examinations, all meals and private lodging,and wi...lities supported by federalfunding at more than 75 medical schools in the United States. Rockefeller University began in 1901 as the Rockefeller Instit...

Two-Pronged Attack On Immune System Cells Engineered By HIV Gene vpr: Effects Markedly Reversed By Antisteroid Compound RU-486

...vity --9.1 percent -- of the top ten U.S. academic medical centers during the sameperiod. News releases from ...request. Theyare also posted electronically to the medical center's home page (http://www.med.upenn.edu) and to EurekAlert! (http://www.eurekalert.org), an...

$3 Million From Defense Department Will Fund Next Phase Of UT Southwestern's Gulf War Syndrome Research

...hwestern's chief of epidemiology and leader of the medical center's Gulf War illness research. "We need to determine the prevalence of neurotoxic poisoning among Gulf War veterans while we develop a cost-effective screening test and identify treatments for the sick veterans." The agreement between UT Southwe...

Brain-Activity Data Clarify Contradictions In Earlier Anxiety Research

...eller, Nitschke andDr. Dana L. Lindsay, a U. of I. medical student who now is at the Universityof Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, appeared in the journalCognition and Emotion. Heller also detailed a subsequent, unpublished studyat the Fourth Laterality and Psychopathology Conference in London i...

Photocatalytic Air Cleaning System Promises To Help Allergy Sufferers

...catalytic air filtration system has been tested in medical and industrial settings and already has proven suc...mi said the system has been tested successfully in medical research settings where the air in laboratories must be microbe-free. "We've tested the phot...

NIDR Supports Total Genome Studies Of Major Oral Pathogens

...nly encountered human pathogens and hassignificant medical consequences for both oral and systemic disease. It causesa wide variety of infections ranging from mucosal infections in generallyhealthy persons to life-threatening systemic infections in individuals withimpaired immunity. Candidiasis is one of t...

Common Food Dye Can Cause Severe Allergic Reactions

...ed, orange, pink and purple. Through a bit of medical detective work, U-M allergist James L. Baldwin, M....s. Only through more awareness, he says, will the medical community be able to determine how many people are sensitive to cochineal extract. "If we don't...

Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education

...ke University will enhance its graduate program in medical imaging by hiring two faculty members in biomedica...intelligent biomaterials, orthopedic biomechanics, medical imaging, implantable devices and xenogenic tissue engineering. The Syracuse grant will be used...

Premies' Lung Disorder Can Cause Developmental Delays

...a new study published in the December issue of the medical journal Pediatrics . Investigators from Case Wes...r mental and motor development, and controlled for medical and social factors that could also affect the children's outcomes. Singer said that the phenomenon ...

UF Researchers Investigate Phenomenon Of Seizure-Alert Dogs

...ng medication or contact a care-giver or emergency medical help. "A number of reports in the popular press, electronic media and dog-related publications assert that some dogs have this ability," said Roger Reep, associate professor of physiological sciences at UF's College of Veterinary Medicine. "...

Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money

... to trade that drug use with a very short and safe medical regimen that will lead to a peptic ulcer disease cure."...

Are CDC's 1997 Recommendations For Targeted Lead Screening Of Children Justified?

...pulations.Also, without the support of the broader medical community, who opposeunnecessary screening of low-risk children, any screening policy must fail. Manyhigh-risk children are not currently being screened, and CDC's newly recommendedapproach will bring about state and local decision making about how t...

Ancient Greek Text Shows Musical View Of Pregnancy According To Translation By University Of Cincinnati Professor

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- An ancient Greek medical text edited andtranslated for the first time by Un...s and surrogate pregnancies. But in ancientGreece, medical authorities did not have any clear understandingof how long a pregnancy should last or even that the...

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Continues Support Of EurekAlert!

...dent private foundation established to advance the medical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. EurekAlert! offers secured online access for science, medical, health, and technology reporters to pre-publication versions of articles to appear in peer-reviewed journa...

IFT Foundation Receives Grant For Graduate Nutrition Fellowships

...rams to parents and children as well as to support medical education and research programs. The Gerber Foundation's commitment to infants and children will continue through its investment in graduate students focusing on pediatric nutrition. IFT will select fellowship recipients on an annual basis. The...

Genetic Risk Factors For Anorexia Nervosa Sought

...vity --9.1 percent -- of the top ten U.S. academic medical centers during the sameperiod. News releases from ...request. Theyare also posted electronically to the medical center's home page( http://www.med.upenn.edu ) and to EurekAlert! ( http://www.eurekalert.org ), anI...

UPCI Researchers Find Drug Improves Cancer-Fighting Ability Of Vitamin D

...d director of the UPMC Health System's division of medical oncology. UPCI investigators were among the first to describe the anti-tumoractivity of vitamin-D compounds, or analogues, and showed that they arrest cancer growth in culture and in animals. While other researchers had previously shown the ...

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(Date:5/22/2015)... Mountain Point Medical Center, a campus of ... on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 11 a.m., followed by ... new medical center, set to officially open on June 1, ... 84043. , “The opening of Mountain Point Medical Center ... County community,” said Kent Loosle, CEO of Mountain Point Medical ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Omar Ahmad Barrada, a junior at Milton ... 2015 Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Mass. ... “America’s highest achieving high school students.” , “I’m excited ... goals and learn better study habits,” said Omar. “The ... we can ask the surgeons questions.” , The goal ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... 2015 Family, friends, students, colleagues, mentors ... oncologist, Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, on Monday, May 18, ... after Grand Rounds in the hospital’s Tower Auditorium. Leffall’s ... the auditorium, trying to keep the secret. “I’d like ... sees me, he’ll know something is up,” she said. ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... WA (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 According to ... of all generations are equally as likely to worry about ... Millennials, 75% Gen X, 77% Boomers, 69% Silent Generation), which ... agree they are scared of aging, particularly Millennials (47%), Gen ... by Harris Poll in April, 2015 among more than 2,000 ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... According to Berks and Beyond , Pennsylvania ... totaling almost 2,500 confirmed drug deaths, as reported on May ... 2,489 deaths stemming from legal and illegal drug use in ... every day to fatal overdoses or other drug related deaths. ... of the most rife with drug related deaths. The city, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mountain Point Medical Center, a Campus of Jordan Valley Medical Center, Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Celebration on Friday, May 29, 2015 2Health News:Milton Hershey School Student Chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders 2Health News:Colleagues Surprise Dr. LaSalle Leffall with 85th Birthday Celebration 2Health News:New Study Reveals America’s Fear of Aging 2Health News:New Study Reveals America’s Fear of Aging 3Health News:Philadelphia Ranks Among the Tops Cities in Penn. for Drug Deaths 2
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