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Children With AD/HD Have Significant Functional Disabilities Related to Attention Deficit
...dren diagnosed with attention deficit disorder who routinely
have been receiving federal Supplementary Security Income funds must demonstrate they are truly disabled. Considerable controversy exists within the medical and education communities about whether AD/HD is a disability or a behavioral problem. ...
Everyday Technology Underlies First DNA Computer Logic Gates
...ther DNA computers might be used for problems now routinely
done by electronic computers, and to emulate the way electronic computers "think." Ogihara recently showed mathematically that a computer consisting of a series of DNA-filled test tubes can work more efficiently than a digital computer ...
Yale Breakthrough In Destroying Drug-Resistant Bacteria Focuses On Thwarting Genes That Cause Resistance
...uenzae, which causes meningitis, used to betreated routinely
with ampicillin, but about 20 percent of cases today are resistant to the antibiotic, he said. Infections caused by surgery andother hospital procedures also are showi...
Common Childhood Virus Poses Threat To Adults, Research Shows
... suggests that because doctors andhospitals do not routinely
test adults for Respiratory Sincytial Virus (RSV),...ick enough to be admitted to the hospital shouldbe routinely
tested for RSV, said Murry. Patients feel reassuredwhen they can know what they have and...
Common Food Dye Can Cause Severe Allergic Reactions
...t. The doctor also learned that the woman had routinely
experienced hives and itchy skin after applying blush, a cosmetic that often contains cochineal extract. Baldwin scoured references---including an old Spanish monograph, FDA regulations, the Handbook of U.S. Colorants for Foods and Drugs, and ev...
DNA Helps Track Origins Of Growing Blight Problem
...ch also highlightsthe importance of home gardeners routinely
getting rid of diseased tomatoplants year-round. Caused by fungus, blight appears as large, brown blotcheson leaves, stems and fruit causing them eventually to shrivel and die. Itspreads through the release of spores. "T...
Worm Wizardry: World's Most Heat-Tolerant Creature Suggests Enzymes For Drugs OrIndustry, UD Prof Says
...re unprecedented. "Noorganism on the planet exists routinely
for such a prolonged period of time insuch an extreme thermal environment," he adds. How can the worms stand it? Clearly, Cary says, the tubes don't block much heat,and interior temperatures remain constant, so they're not being flushed bycooler wate...
Renowned Breast Cancer Experts Present Latest Findings At UCSF Cancer Center Symposium
...rs suggest that within afew years oncologists will routinely
be able to order new laboratory tests --making use of sophisticated biosensors called "microarrays" -- to obtaindetailed read-outs of the many genetic abnormalities commonly present in cancercells. Jeffery Struewing, MD, of the NCI's Division of Canc...
Naturally Produced Enzyme May Be Useful In Inflammatory Arthritis
... was simply a feasibility study and no drugcompany routinely
manufactures NEP yet. If a drug company made it,the next step would be to run clinical trials that directly examine theinfluence of NEP in the joint. Such studies would further test the potentialof NEP as a therapeutic agent for inflamed join...
Study Highlights the Use of Viruses as Tools for Material Science and Drug Delivery
...Douglas and Young work with can also be"easily and routinely
modified by design." This means that the loadedvi...t-specific" and donot use animals as hosts; 2) are routinely
and safely eaten by humans as part ofvegetable material; and 3) have had their genetic material remo...
False Security: You Can't Always Believe The Results Of A Genetic Test
...alth (NIH) recommended that prospective parents be routinely
offered tests to see if they carry mutations that could give their children cystic fibrosis. This was the first time a genetic test had been recommended for the general population (This Week, 26 April 1997, p 12). The new findings, from a team of gen...
Climate Change May Impact Waterborne Diseases
...tion to cure Crypto, tests for the organismare not routinely
done on water supplies, and current detection tech...methods do not work, where testing of water is not routinely
carried out andwhere routine screening for the disease only takes place in previouslyimmunocompromis...
Penn Researchers Invent World's First Device To Rapidly Assess Lung Function
...rs). "The ability to measure lung function routinely
-- with thedetail of a research lab -- allows clinicians to providepulmonary disease patients with more accurate diagnosis, precisedrug or other treatment, and specific assessment of progress oreffectiveness of previous therapies," says Bryan E. Mars...
New Strategy Discerns Early Stages Of HIV Infection, Paving Way For Targeted Study And Therapy
...y available only incertain locations, will be used routinely
by the San Francisco Department ofPublic Health STD Clinic. Patients identified as having early stage HIV arebeing referred to the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital's OptionsProject which offers innovative treatment strategies for early...
Summer Science: Where Have All The Honeybees Gone? UD 'Bee Guy' Asks Why--From
America To The Amazon
...gy extension agent atPenn State. And, U.S. farmers routinely
use bees to promote the growth ofapples, blueberri..." he points out. Instead, he says, beekeepers have routinely
importeddifferent varieties of honeybees whenever they needed a species offering aparticular charact...
Women's Shame Stalls Abuse Disclosure To Physicians
...me point in their lives, yet mostphysicians do not routinely
screen their patients for abuse," says JeanneMcCauley, M.D., M.P.H., lead author of the study and a physician advisor for theJohns Hopkins Medical Services Corp. "Our study suggests that many of thebarriers to discussing abuse could be overcome by a...
Computer Simulation To Predict Forest Fires
...ess the risk of larger fires, as small tremors are routinely
used to assess the risk of larger earthquakes. Turcotte explains that for natural occurrences there is a return period for events of different magnitudes. For example, meteorologists classify storms as 5-year, 10-year, 50-year or 100-year. This i...
Bat Sonar Sharper Than Thought; Much Better Than Man-Made Gear
... that arrived two microseconds apart as easily and routinely
as ifthere were 10 microseconds between them." Simmons and colleagues have also begun experiments to record neural responses in bat brains that may account for the superior sonarresolution. The scientists are using the new res...
New Contaminant Invades Arctic Air
...l compound. Partial PCBdechlorination takes place routinely
in nature, thanks to certain bacteria. Unfortunately, in many instances only about 10 percent of the chlorine isremoved this way, and researchers worldwide are looking for ways of increasingthe effectiveness of this biodegradation. Writing in...
New Hypothesis Proposed For Cause Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
...en experience stress and depression. Symptoms routinely
linger for six months or more and may continue for years. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that CFS may affect anywhere from four to 10 of every 100,000 people in the United States. Other researchers...
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