Tag: "recommendations" at biology news
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...e Advisory Board. The Board will subsequently make recommendations
to the ESF Governing Council which finally decides...echnology (NSIT), typically develop science policy recommendations
and strategies at the European level. These reports are aware that the Forward Look is part of a bro...
FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates
...ations. Without moving quickly and building on the recommendations
in the Task Force report, FDA will not be able to ...ially lead to different safety issues. The reports recommendations
that FDA provide clear nanotechnology-associated guidance for manufacturers in all areas of agency r...
1 in 4 NYC adults has elevated blood mercury levels
...e mercury is a concern for the health of newborns, recommendations
on mercury exposure are most important for pregnan...ight for them, the Health Department has developed recommendations
for pregnant and breastfeeding women and young children. Theyre contained in a brochure entitled Eat...
ACMG recognizes progress made in newborn screening
...ing and translating these genetic discoveries into recommendations
to improve public health and save lives, said Michael S. Watson, PhD, ACMG executive director. "When newborn screening detects an abnormality, early diagnosis and treatment can make the difference between a healthy life and one that is shortened o...
Changing climate will challenge Northeast agriculture, CU expert warns
... half of New York by mid-century," said Wolfe. His recommendations
to farmers and gardeners included plowing and tilling less to reduce the burn off of stored soil carbon that releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and using less nitrogen fertilizer, which produces nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas....
The new wildlife refuge -- Golf courses?
...nior scientist for Audubon International, outlined recommendations
that would improve golf course habitats for amphib...nd Environmental Research Online in January. Their recommendations
included buffering aquatic habitats from chemical runoff, surrounding wetland areas with 150 to 300 ...
Investigating Life in Extreme Environments report gives hints on facts of life
...s, polar regions or planetary bodies). A series of recommendations
were made from a large-scale interdisciplinary wor...xtreme environments. The report also includes recommendations
specific to i) Microbial life, ii) Life Strategy of plants, iii) Life Strategy of animals and iv) Hu...
Health Physics Society
... The American Cancer Society recently issued new recommendations
for women with a higher risk of developing breast cancer; specifically, it recommends the use of screening MRI as an alternative to conventional mammography, because the former is more sensitive and can detect hidden tumors that might otherwise escap...
SNM initiatives supported by inclusions in NAS Report on competitiveness of US chemistry research
...nd engineeringare expected to provide findings and recommendations
on the future needs for radiopharmaceutical development for the diagnosis and treatment of human disease; future needs for computational and instrument development for more precise localization of radiotracers in normal and aberrant cell physiologies...
Sukhishvili invited to serve on NIH's Biomaterials and Biointerfaces Study Section
...view grant applications submitted to the NIH, make recommendations
on these applications to the appropriate NIH national advisory council or board and survey the status of research in their fields of science. These functions are of great value to medical and allied research in the US. I am confident that Professor ...
Scientists call for global push to advance research in synthetic biology
...benefits are truly extraordinary. The statements recommendations
include creation of a professional organization that will engage with the broader society to maximize the benefits, minimize the risks, and oversee the ethics of synthetic life. This is a critical moment for synthetic biology, said Paul McEuen, pro...
New amfAR research grants to optimize HIV treatment
...ed by amfAR are several projects concerning recent recommendations
by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven...V testing be included in routine medical care. The recommendations
have raised questions about how best to implement testing among wide-ranging populations. Dr. Mary...
Dietary preferences and patterns may be linked to genes
...nding these relationships may help to shape future recommendations
for prevention of undesirable health outcomes, especially in populations that may be genetically vulnerable to certain dietary patterns or specific nutrients. More studies are needed in diverse populations to determine if APOA2 might play a role not ...
Releasing fish for the future
...ficantly improved through changed practices. Key recommendations
from an initial two-year project are that fishers should Cut the line on fish that swallow hooks Remove hooks caught in the fishs mouth Minimise air exposure Use landing nets without knotted mesh Maintain water quality in on-boat holding ...
June 2007 issue of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine focuses on contrast-enhanced ultrasound
... the state of CEUS in the United States, the AIUMs recommendations
to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for contrast-enhanced liver ultrasound, a glossary of CEUS terminology, and several articles focusing on CEUS. In recent history, the AIUM has championed the cause to obtain approval for the use of CEUS ...
Some forest birds can survive in agricultural countryside with limited habitat conservation
...ds and other organisms," he added. Sekercioglu's recommendations
are helping to shape a Las Cruces project encouraging local people to plant native trees around their farms and villages, and Sekercioglu and his colleagues are planning a workshop at Las Cruces on restoration ecology. "It's starting to have an impac...
Nanotechnology requires immediate changes in EPA
...improve the oversight of nanotechnology. Among the recommendations
made are the following: EPA should launch its proposed voluntary program to collect nanotechnology risk information and should begin immediately to revise the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to better deal with nanotechnology. EPA and in...
IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy
...a dramatic change in prescription habits following recommendations
to reserve HT for very symptomatic women, and to l...be part of an overall strategy including lifestyle recommendations
regarding diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol for maintaining the health of postmenopausal women. HT...
Medical research scientists make ethical value judgments in research
...h areas of research to pursue. For example, if the recommendations
likely to result from additional genetic research are already part of standard medical practice, or if the new drugs resulting from genetic research would likely be too expensive for minority groups, then genetic research may not be the most effectiv...
100 percent juice not associated with overweight in children
...unces (about cup), an amount that is keeping with recommendations
from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Although there were a few children (13 percent) in this age group who consumed larger amounts of juice (12 ounces or more), their increased consumption was not associated with overweight or at risk for being ...
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