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Only 21 states offer newborn screening tests recommended by March of Dimes

...'s time for all states to make newborn screening a top priority," says Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes and a member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children. "Our chapter ...

Highlights of the July Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...ble huge amounts of added fats and sugars from the top tier of the Pyramid and heaping plates of pasta and other refined grains from the bottom tier, but we are sorely lacking in the vegetables, fruits, low-fat milk products and other nutritious foods in the middle of the Pyramid." According to register...

Oxford Journals takes bold step towards free access to research

...hly respected journal, listed by ISI as one of the top ten 'hottest' journals of the decade in biology an...hly respected journal, listed by ISI as one of the top ten 'hottest' journals of the decade in biology and biochemistry , and with a world-renowned editori...

UK small firms pay lip service to green issues

...roduct of their core management activities. At the top of the supply chain in the building sector, archit...e way to be certain that the environment becomes a top business priority for small firm owners,' says Revell. ' Regulation makes the environmental obligati...

Gestational diabetes not found to alter the metabolic processes in obese pregnant women

...get the condition every year, making it one of the top health concerns related to pregnancy. The energy cost of pregnancy and amount of increased fat during pregnancy vary among women in different cultures. Consequently, recommendations for nutritional intake in pregnancy are diverse and depend on the s...

Improved nutrition could prevent more than half of the world's child deaths annually

...ies to prevent undernutrition should be one of the top priorities in the global effort to reduce child mortality. Their study appears in the July 1, 2004, issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. "Malnutrition does not have to be severe to have a significant impact on child health and surviva...

Lupus Research Institute awards $3 million in novel research grants to further new science in lupus

...s to review the grant applications, with 20 of the top lupus researchers around the country participating. The scientists who were awarded $225,000 grants are: Roberto Caricchio, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia APOPTOTIC NUCLEOSOMAL DNA AND ITS RELEVANCE IN SLE. Dr. Caricchio's rese...

Monkey business: Studies show tiny callimicos have unusual characteristics

...ng from one tree trunk to another or by walking on top of branches in a four-legged gait. A number of carnivores, including small wild cats, snakes, tayras (a weasel-like mammal), eagles and other raptors, prey upon the shy primate. Callimicos are so timid that Porter only was able to observe them for ...

Stanford researchers go from heaven to Earth in 'lifeguard' test

...edition members wore LifeGuard on a journey to the top of Licancabur volcano, on the border of Bolivia an... flying a roller-coaster-course trajectory. At the top of the arcs, the aircraft and its contents are weightless. "The CPODs worked beautifully," said Judy...

Fox Chase Cancer Center's Alfred Knudson Jr. named 2004 Kyoto Prize winner

...n and selection conducted by a jury of the world's top scientists. In 1999, Knudson received the international John Scott Award from the City of Philadelphia. In addition, Knudson has received the 1988 Charles S. Mott Prize of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation; Canada's 1997 Gairdner Founda...

Trapping carbon in soil key for protecting global food security, dealing with climate change

...US, Ohio Restoring soil carbon levels should be a top priority among the global community, according to a viewpoint article in this week's issue of the journal Science. The amount of carbon that can be restored in the world's degraded agricultural soils will directly influence global food security and c...

Utah scientist helps discover new mouse species -- and maybe a new genus

...tiny mouse several yards above the forest floor on top of a tangle of large vines in an area of regenerating lowland forest. Logging had previously damaged the area, but Balete said, "The local farmer's organization has insisted on replanting native trees and allowing the forest to regenerate as a means ...

2004 BP Conservation Programme winners pave the way for protecting wildlife

...ome the environmental leaders of the future. Three top 'Consolidation' awards of $75,000 each are being given to the best continuing conservation projects that the Programme has helped to seed since its inception. The first of these builds on a series of successful short-term bat conservation projects i...

Novel therapeutic bortezomib moves to phase II trial in lung cancer patients

...by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top 50 cancer treatment centers....

VIB presents its annual results at BIO2004 in San Francisco

...nts with industry - clearly position VIB among the top in the world. In 2003, VIB scientists achieved... vaults Flanders' biotechnological research to the top internationally. Also in 2003, VIB expanded its research groups with 3 new ones active in emerging f...

Nerac delivers journal tracking solution through TOC Journal Watch

...gineers and an extensive collection of the world's top resources. Companies from 34 countries worldwide use Nerac for information on highly specialized research, trade publications, patents and business literature. For more, visit Nerac at http://www.nerac.com ....

Study of ProCord for neurologically complete spinal cord injury

...the nation's best rehabilitation hospitals and the top such centers in the east by U.S. News & World Report....

EMBL Director-General receives high German honour: the Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse

...o Germany and Europe - encouraging and stimulating top quality scientific research in the life sciences during his years as leader of EMBL. German Federal Research Minister, Frau Edelgard Bulmahn, presents Prof. Kafatos with the award today in a ceremony at the Federal Research Ministry (Berlin). Appoint...

Atherosclerosis treatment needs to go with the flow

... system, the authors developed a new dynamic bench top fluid mechanical model system. This system provi...imals what was predicted to occur from their bench top model, established the strength of their in vitro modeling system. This study provides an explanatio...

$5.5 million awarded to tree-ring research and climate studies

...s at the planetary scale, and the research team is top notch," adds Verardo. The Asian monsoon is one of the most important modes of natural climate variability on Earth, with differing regional impacts over areas extending from Africa to Australasia, northward into central Asia, and to the Pacific Oce...

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