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IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy

... The past decade has seen marked fluctuations in opinions concerning the merits and risks of postmenopausal hormone therapy. In July 2002, menopause management faced a major turning point when the first data from the Womens Health Initiative (WHI) trial were released. The study was categorized as a primary ...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March. 14, 2007

...ed for production by 2012, and discusses differing opinions about the new proposals for the U.S. nuclear arsenal, now believed to number about 10,000 warheads. ARTICLE # 5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, March 19, 2007 U.S. Presses For New Nuclear Weapons: Debate heats up over DOE plan to transform nu...

Survey finds emotional reactions to nanotechnology

... emotionally charged way to the concept, and their opinions divide along cultural lines as they learn more abo...t," Slovic said, "with research on how people form opinions on complicated issues involving environmental and technological risks." The second major finding o...

Scientific literacy happens -- when students think for themselves

...tely the ones that foster public understanding and opinions of science. ...

PLoS ONE is launched by the Public Library of Science

...lts of research but also the responses, ideas, and opinions of fellow researchers as well....

Americans' support for embryonic stem cell research declines, VCU Life Sciences survey shows

...very question on the survey, with the exception of opinions on embryonic stem cell research, remained consiste...on, according to the poll. In terms of Americans' opinions on abortion, the biggest change in the survey was among people who feel abortion should be illegal i...

Stem cells found in adult hair follicles may provide alternative to embryonic stem cells

...e, their research resolves conflicting scientific opinions by showing that these cells are distinctly different from other types of skin-resident stem cells/progenitors. Their work provides a valuable resource for future mouse neural crest stem cell research. A report on the research from Dr. Maya Sieber-Bl...

Bright future for nuclear medicine technologists

...s survey, SNMTS can learn more about the thoughts, opinions and challenges of technologists so its leaders can make more informed decisions and better meet current and future needs," he added. "With this information, we will be able to take the lead in determining how the nuclear medicine technologists of tod...

Preconception care crucial to improving maternal and infant health

...pregnancy, information about physician beliefs and opinions about preconception care and their practices, genetic risks, the use of multivitamins (including folic acid) to prevent birth defects, as well as the impact obesity, depression, and chronic diseases have on pregnancy. Nearly a third of the articles w...

UK e-Science Program wins award for leadership in grid computing

...about this opportunity to articulate the views and opinions of our readers to recognize the accomplishments that are being made in advancing the development and adoption of grid, service-oriented IT and virtualisation," said Tom Tabor, publisher of GRIDtoday. "These industry recognition awards send a strong ...

Iowa State researcher studies gene families to explore diversity and evolution

... Web site, a journal review site that posts expert opinions on current research papers. Proulx thinks it has generated considerable interest in the biological community because it shows how the process of adaptation can play a role in generating organismal complexity. Proulx's model calculates the exact con...

Titans of biodiversity science call for united, authoritative voice to inform decision-makers

...s lead author Michel Loreau: "We need diversity of opinions and approaches but we also need unity behind this ...nts.An electronic forum has been set up to collect opinions on the consultative process and its evolution ( http://www.imoseb.net or contact executive-secreta...

Honeybee decision-making ability rivals any department committee

...e quorum-setting method of aggregating independent opinions could substitute for a democratic vote remains to be seen, but it sure could speed up the process toward a swift, but smart, decision, Seeley said....

Even at small scales, the big decisions are made at the water cooler

...guest quite often, but are put off by another, the opinions you draw from different conversations are not all weighted equally," he said. "You might nod politely at one person's argument, while agreeing strongly with another, even though they had both come down on the same side of an issue. Nerve cells seem t...

Environmentalists' 'marine reserve' proposals misguided, report suggests

...ighlights that many MPA advocates are basing their opinions on scientific evidence garnered from small, conservation-oriented MPAs largely in tropical waters. Although the Newcastle team acknowledges that MPAs have brought many benefits to the tropics and elsewhere, it stresses this experience can not be appl...

U-M researchers take new approach to defeating Gram-negative bugs

...nventional wisdom on bacteria, he solicited second opinions from the Borstel Research Center in Germany, which does a good deal of work on Gram-negative bacteria. Scientists there were initially skeptical, he said, but eventually, Uwe Mamat and Buko Lindner from Borstel signed on to the project and became co-...

American opinions are split on genetically engineered food

...en engineered, regulations, and media coverage and opinions about GE foods....

Thousands of Scots families to help scientists improve nation's health

...d a programme of consultation to gain feedback and opinions from members of the public about the research and how it is conducted, and this programme will run through the course of the project. Professor Andrew Morris, University of Dundee and Chairman of the Generation Scotland Scientific Committee that over...

ECCO 13 - One voice, one vision needed to overcome cancer in Europe

...ems into the 21st century. Both groups have shared opinions concerning where they think the current inequality in cancer care originates and both have key concerns that they wish the local and national authorities to act upon to meet the high expectations placed upon their healthcare system. Patients Expect...

Study in Royal Society journal on world's only horned rodent

...l of disease prevalence in the population, and the opinions of medical authorities and other parents. The present study takes this context into account by applying game theory and epidemic modelling to predict the time evolution of vaccine uptake. The study obtains qualitative agreement with the persussis v...

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(Date:4/15/2014)... The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) ... who have been awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes (one million ... the Heineken Prizes for their great merits to science. ... first Heineken Prize, awarded to the Austrian-American chemist Erwin ... this year,s Heineken Prizes to the following laureates: ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... that the genetic code is far more complex ... building blocks adenine, cytosine, guanine, and thymine, numerous ... assume that the newly discovered nucleic acid modifications ... extends and complements the genetic code. "The new ... standard alphabet," explained Professor Mark Helm of the ...
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