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ANA 2007 Quadrennial Policy Conference
...less than optimal conditions and define actions to reduce
that patient risk. Dialogue sessions will provide an opportunity for nurses to address specific policy questions related to the professional and legal obligations in providing patient care during a disaster. Attendees will also discuss the impact of ...
2007 Joint Assembly in Acapulco -- press conference schedule
...ecent findings related to whether SSEs increase or reduce
seismic hazards and why some SSEs are small and periodic, while others are much larger but less frequent. Participants Vladimir Kostoglodov: Instituto de Geofisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; Tim Melbourne: A...
Clock gene plays role in weight gain, study finds
...ould be developed that would inhibit Nocturnin and reduce
the risk of developing obesity." Clock genes in the bodys organs operate in conjunction with a central time keeper in the brain, the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus, but also work somewhat independently, resulting in a complex system of oscil...
IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy
...sue, skin, joints and intervertebral disks. HT may reduce
the risk of colon cancer. HT initiated around the time of menopause or by younger postmenopausal women is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimers disease. POTENTIAL SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS OF HORMONE THERAPY Studies on the risks of postmen...
Scientists seek useful traits in wild cottons
... environmentally-savvy consumers, and help farmers reduce
production costs without sacrificing yield or lint quality, Gannaway said. Mark Arnold, Experiment Station research associate, and Monica Sheehan, Experiment Station research assistant, are screening cottons grown at Lubbock for thrips and Lyg...
Soy estrogens and breast cancer: Researcher offers overview
...t together they may have multiple effects that can reduce
the negative outcomes. When the whole food is consumed you get a very different effect than if you consume the concentrated constituents individually." All this research points to a very simple truth, Helferich said: The whole soybean is healthier ...
Brazil demonstrating that reducing tropical deforestation is key win-win global warming solution
...ry, Brazil has demonstrated that it is feasible to reduce
greenhouse gas emissions from tropical deforestation", says co-author Daniel Nepstad, Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center. He, along with colleague Marina Campos, showed that since the beginning of 2004, Brazil has created more than ...
Palau's coral reefs show differential habitat recovery following the 1998 bleaching event
...h ends of the political spectrum both globally to reduce
greenhouse emissions, but also locally to enhance reef resilience," says van Woesik. Van Woesiks research appears in the April 2007 issue Coral Reefs, the journal of the International Society for Reef Studies. He will next set up resea...
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...se Pollution Clearinghouse will propose 10 ways to reduce
noise in natural parks. For example, Blomberg says, the simple step of using quieter pavement materials could cut road noise in half in the main entrance of the Florida Everglades. Blomberg ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) notes that noise in national parks fol...
Other highlights in the May 16 JNCI
... avoiding smoking are the principal known means to reduce
the risk of renal cell cancer that should be encouraged and doing so may also reduce
the risk of many other cancers as well as cardiovascular disease," the authors write. Contact: Je...
The 'driving' force behind electric vehicles
...o effect on the outcome. Both countries failed to reduce
urban pollution in line with targets. However, the stricter legislation in the USA compelled the automotive industry to come up with an alternative solution which it did in the form of hybrid cars. This is typical, the authors observed, because in ...
Build parks to climate proof our cities
...he amount of green space in built-up centres would reduce
urban surface temperatures by as much as 4C. Thi... "Conversely, the warmer, drier summer months will reduce
the amount of water available to plants and, during the longer droughts, this will reduce
Christian Paradis announces $4 million for renewable energies
...dards, the government is achieving real results to reduce
greenhouse gas emissions. The project with Les Serres du Saint-Laurent, Inc. advances the Government of Canadas commitment to taking real decisive actions to protect the environment....
Climate policy: It's good to be in the 'RED'
...ions are centered on direct economic incentives to reduce
rates of tree clearing. However, the authors of the policy article describe low-cost measures that can enhance the success of carbon-trade systems and subsidized low-carbon development programs. For example, by strategically evaluating forest land ...
LIAI scientists make important finding on cytomegalovirus transmission
...d of treatment in humans to block or significantly reduce
the spread of cytomegalovirus and other chronic vi... virus at this critical juncture may significantly reduce
CMVs spread, he said. In the study, Croft said the research team used an antibody to block the a...
Study finds regions of DNA that appear linked to autistic spectrum disorders
...our focus is on refining the signal so that we can reduce
the number of candidate genes and then look more closely at how those genes might be contributing to this devastating disorder." Constantino believes ultimately the search will lead to the discovery of many genes that contribute to autism and that ...
Cataloging the structural variations in human genetics
...ts of genes. Extra copies of a gene known as CC3L1 reduce
a persons susceptibility to HIV infection and progression to AIDS. Lower than normal quantities of other genes can lead to intestinal or kidney diseases. Variation in the number of genes or in gene regulation caused by structural rearrangements ma...
Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment
...t join with the Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal to reduce
their ecological footprint. The official launch o...amson. "The Chair will provide additional tools to reduce
the potential environmental impacts of corporate products and services, enabling businesses to remai...
New knowledge improves rice quality
...de some insect and weed resistance to help farmers reduce
their use of pesticides; quality was not a high priority. However, major new advances in rice research and Asias continuing economic development have created important new opportunities. "These are the two key changes driving the whole process and ...
XDx to present recent success with AlloMap molecular expression testing
...t the non-invasive AlloMap molecular test may help reduce
the use of immunosuppressants without the need for invasive biopsies and can serve to measure heart graft blood flow and blood pressure....
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