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Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine

...edicine shape policies affecting public health and advise the federal government on issues involving medical care, research and education. Selection is based on international distinction in science, clinical medicine, public health or medical administration. Inductees are elected by incumbent members. "...

Mail-order drugs exposed to extreme heat become less effective

...den Veterans Affairs Medical Center. "We strongly advise that patients avoid exposing medications to the extreme heat found in mailboxes and car interiors and inspect all mail-order medications prior to consumption." According to researchers, asthma medications and other prescriptions delivered in the ext...

15 million cancer research coup

...r individuals, to design new anti-cancer drugs and advise on exposure limits for workers in various industries. This group provides a focus for attracting further scientists of the highest international repute to Wales."...

Put science at center of decision-making on third world development, experts tell UN

...oject, commissioned by the UN Secretary General to advise on implementing the Millennium Development Goals (...d plans to set up a scientific advisory council to advise the Prime Minister....

AAAS honors recombinant DNA advisory committee at NIH, citing 30 years of leadership

...H. Teich. The committee was established in 1974 to advise the Director of NIH on scientific, medical, ethical and social aspects of recombinant DNA research. Such research, which involves combining natural or synthetic genetic segments to form new DNA molecules that can replicate inside a living cell, might...

UC San Diego undergraduates do cyberinfrastructure research in Asia, Australia

...earcher Kim Baldridge. Monash's Abramson will also advise Dorothy Dederko and Jordan Nevo as they develop to...sstock, along with UCSD mentor Eleazar Eskin, will advise Dafna Bitton, who already does research in Eskin's bioinformatics group within the Computer Science ...

Saturated fats combined with genetic trait implicated in development of type 2 diabetes

...uld then give physicians additional information to advise their high-risk patients on preventative diet and exercise options. About 10 percent of non-diabetic Caucasians who possess this polymorphism may be at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes if they consume a diet rich in saturated and trans fa...

Brain scan study of smokers reveals signature of craving

...ly prone to relapse, McClernon said. While experts advise that all people attempting to quit avoid situations or objects that remind them of smoking, the new results suggest that such measures may be particularly important for some smokers, he said. The Duke team is now examining methods that may help brea...

Pomegranate juice for moms may help babies resist brain injury

...nal or familial history of miscarriage. "One might advise this group that studies in animals have suggested drinking pomegranate juice may reduce the risk of injury from hypoxia ischemia," he says. Holtzman's findings and other research into the potentially beneficial effects of pomegranate juice, red wine...

The relationship between lawns and allergies and asthma

...awn or removed after mowing? Colbaugh and Williams advise leaving them. "They are a great source of nutrients, including nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus, reducing the need for additional chemical fertilization," Williams said. "They contribute organic matter to the soil over time. Bagging these material...

Folic acid link with low birth weight, shows pioneering study

...ife. Researchers say that current NHS policy is to advise women to take folic acid at their first pregnancy check-up but this means that many mothers-to-be miss out on taking the vitamin in the crucial, early stages of gestation. They also say the findings have implications for health promotion policies, ad...

New Accutane controls praised by March of Dimes

...otretinoin should consult a physician qualified to advise on its proper use and must avoid Internet suppliers. We've seen no statement from FDA about regulating Internet sales, so we remain deeply worried about this loophole." There is a high risk of fetal malformations if a woman becomes pregnant while t...

Emerald Spectre haunts Ontario's ash forests

...e under quarantine. Prominent signs along highways advise the public of the total ban on the transport out of the area of ash trees, saplings and firewood. During the winter of 2003-2004, the CFIA took the dramatic step of creating a borer "firewall" in Ontario's Essex County. That involved removing all the...

UT Southwestern scientist elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine

...edicine shape policies affecting public health and advise the federal government on issues involving medical care, research and education. Selection is based on international distinction in science, clinical medicine, public health or medical administration. Inductees are elected by incumbent members. "Thi...

Calls for improved screening of colorectal cancer in Europe's aging population at ECCO 13

...n Council Recommendations on Cancer Screening 2003 advise colorectal screening for men and women aged between 50 and 74. Professor Boyle concluded that Europe's goal should be to develop public health strategies to control the incidence of colorectal cancer in a rapidly aging European population. With the s...

The bioweapon is in the post

...dvisory Board for Biosecurity, set up last year to advise the US government on which advances in biology could be exploited by terrorists, is also considering the issue. Some gene synthesis companies say they would welcome more detailed rules. John Mulligan, president of Blue Heron, says it would be helpful...

AGU Fall Meeting - media advisory 4

...e wait list, who have special dietary needs should advise Harvey Leifert as soon as possible. 3. News Media registration information News Media registrants receive a badge that provides access to any of the scientific sessions of the meeting, as well as to the Press Room and Briefing Room. No one will be ...

Life support services threatened, 700 experts urge more prominence of biodiversity on world agenda

...and sift policy-relevant biodiversity research and advise governments, something akin to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Governments, policy-makers and citizens were urged "to launch and support ambitious interdisciplinary research programmes to explore the Earth's biodiversity, the ecologica...

Study finds that nutritionally enhanced rice reduces iron deficiency

... in some countries. Nutritional experts correctly advise that the best solution is a balanced diet of fruit, vegetables and meat, but, for the very poor, such choices are simply not possible and so they depend predominantly on staple foods to stave off day-to-day hunger. This is especially true in isolate...

Progress needed on global regime for access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing

...already approved the 2002 "Bonn Guidelines," which advise governments on how to set fair and practical conditions for users seeking genetic resources. In return, these users must offer benefits such as profits, royalties, scientific collaboration, or training. Until recently, all plants, animals and microor...

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