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September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...y will only become more critical as the population continues to age. Towards a New Understanding of Provider Continuity By Stephen A. Buetow, Ph.D. Family Practice Networks: Possible Surveillance System for Bioterrorism? In this study, the authors examine the potential of practice-based research networks...

Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

..., which was released in 2000. Older Americans 2004 continues to monitor for health and well-being of older Americans through a broad range of indicators in five important areas: population, economics, health status, health risks, and behaviors, and health care. To help GSA members better understand these indic...

Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?

...are vs. 89 percent of white women. The discrepancy continues after the baby is born too: 58 percent of white infants get all recommended well-child care, compared to 35 percent of black infants. Further, previous studies have shown traditional medically oriented prenatal care has minimal impact on improving pr...

Time-lapse movies show brain cells move like a two-stroke engine

...ellar cortex, which controls movement and balance, continues until a child reaches the age of two. Serious disorders ranging from the epilepsies to cortical malformations result if the process goes awry, and the brain's proper architecture does not develop. Neurons are produced in the center of the brain as a ...

Arctic mystery no longer: Dinosaurs walked Canada's great north

...nosaur remains, as well as fern and tree fossils," continues Larsson, who walked up to 25 kilometres per day for one month with his research team to locate bones during the summer of 2003 and 2004. "You wouldn't expect it, yet dinosaurs and a great variety of plants lived in the High Arctic 240 to 65 million y...

UCLA scientists discover new way to fix defective gene

...n. We made these stop signs invisible, so traffic continues until it sees the proper stop sign at the end of the corner." In normal cells, termination codons alert the cell's protein-reading machinery that a protein has reached full length and completed copying. In the mutated genes of A-T patients, PTCs hal...

Consuming fruits and vegetables lowers risk of developing NHL

SEATTLE -- While the struggle continues to encourage Americans to consume more fruits and vegetables, science has now suggested its value in preventing yet another form of cancer. According to a study presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research Third Annual Internation...

To save dolphin's dorsal fin experts combine medical technology and teamwork

...lar matrix tissue repair. Liko (pronounced Lee-ko) continues to undergo pioneering veterinary light emitting di... robust male dolphin lifestyle." Liko's dorsal fin continues its remarkable healing as the young dolphin continues to participate in his pioneering regenerative ...

Early life stress harms mental function and immune system in later years

Evidence continues to mount that prenatal and early experience can have profound long-term effects on the developing central nervous system and its regulation of basic physiology, psychology, and immune function. Several reports at this meeting demonstrate that this ph...

Nitric oxide is essential for animal development

...logical functions for which NO action is important continues to grow. Nonetheless, it has long remained an open question whether NO is also actually necessary for animal development. This uncertainty was mainly due to the fact that the mammalian genome encodes three NOS genes with partially overlapping functi...

Children's Hospital Boston geneticist awarded for research on muscular dystrophy

...on also leads to muscular dystrophy. Today, Kunkel continues to explore the role of these proteins and the more than 40 genes that have now been linked with various muscular dystrophies. His lab is using microarray (gene chip) technology to systematically examine the activity of multiple genes at once, seekin...

Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study

...major factor in depleting the North Sea stocks and continues to threaten the long-term sustainability of fish populations. Although the full extent of the consequences on the marine environment are not known, discards are considered to have contributed to the growth of several seabird populations such as the f...

Joslin and Stanford researchers find key clues to muscle regeneration

...ing L. Weissman, M.D., at Stanford University, now continues at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston.Over the past few years, several research groups have reported that stem cells found in the bone marrow could repair damaged muscle cells. This had raised hopes that the well-characterized blood-forming stem cells ...

Acetaminophen shows positive in vivo cardioprotective effects in heart attack, arrhythmia

... heart." Merrill noted that study of acetaminophen continues to grow. For instance "as-yet-unpublished investigations are exploring the effects of acetaminophen on diet and vascular atherogenesis, spread of necrosis and apoptosis postmyocardial infarction, and procedurally induced myocardial infarction." And c...

Researchers discover new way to boost grain crops' drought tolerance

... and will be even more critical as our environment continues to change as a consequence of global warming," sai...hange] countries," said Gallie. "As global warming continues to change our own environment in the U.S., our work will be important in helping U.S. farmers contin...

An ear for crime

...oise as well as humans can. While work continues on speech recognition applications, the systems need training to learn individual signals, and this is time consuming, since for language each individual word has to be taught. "But for alarm signals," says Berger, "you start with a rela...

Fussy Baby Network answers cries for help in community

...ease in Childhood found that excessive crying that continues more than three months of age was linked to behavioral and intellectual development problems by age 5. Difficulty in regulating crying can occur with other early challenges such as having a hard time sleeping or feeding. Also, these infants can have ...

Study gives US a 'C' for lagging support of international reproductive health and population efforts

...ble women to build strong families. Even though it continues to be the largest bilateral donor to international reproductive health and population programs, past successes are being dismantled," says Coen. With the recent re-election of George W. Bush as U.S. president, and increased conservative majorities no...

New drug sidesteps Gleevec resistance in human trials

...s broad implications," Sawyers said. "If this drug continues to be safe and effective in the clinic, one can envision using this in a combination kinase inhibitor therapy for CML. This experience also teaches a lesson for what we might need to avoid similar problems with other kinase inhibitors, like the epide...

Efforts to clone primates move forward

...tial cell-based treatments, but intensive research continues on both embryonic and adult-derived stem cells. Dr...8- to 16-cell stage. Even so, cellular development continues to be somewhat flawed, indicating improper nuclear reprogramming and/or other incompatibilities. Spi...

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