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Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
...trol. CHIP will link these personal health records with
public-health information systems, with
the goal of increasing immunizations and reducing the number of flu cases. "By combining these two ...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
...in my opinion almost nothing has been accomplished with
all that investment. Individual niche programs are... laboratory bench to the bedside. While compliance with
traditional prenatal care among black women has improved in recent years, it still lags behind white...
Cooperation to create a new tuberculosis vaccine
...s and 9 million new infections annually, TB, along with
malaria and HIV/AIDS, is responsible for the great...llion people around the globe are already infected with
such multi-resistant strains. As the current TB vaccine BCG fails to protect against the most common...
Electronics recycling made easy
...and electronic waste, and concerns over compliance with
changing regulations. "The federal government and...ironment if improperly disposed. Failure to comply with
regulations regarding the disposal of these items, puts companies at risk", continued McShane. Onyx...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2004
...curity . . . National security could be enhanced with
a system that quickly sorts and evaluates spatial ...n and image and pattern recognition. This combined with
ORNL's unparalleled LandScan population database provide national security personnel with
Protein protecting brain from toxins also blocks some chemotherapy from reaching tumors
...the brain from toxins can be a liability in people with
brain cancer when this protein also blocks therape...mplications for therapies that target brain tumors with
specific types of drugs that are transported by Mrp4," Schuetz said. "There is an expanding array of...
Cells in retina found to behave like soap bubbles
...how the cells order themselves," said Carthew, who with
Hayashi has been studying the form and function of the retina for years. "This experiment illustrates the importance of mathematics and physics in biology and points to a general principle of patterning found in a wide range of living things." ...
VitalSense(R) - Wireless vital signs monitoring
...reakthrough technology was designed in partnership with
the United States Army Research Institute of Envir... the number of lost data points. Accuracy is 0.1 C with
0.01 C resolution. In the normal mode, each VitalSense monitor can track and record data from up to ...
Researchers provide road map for generating B cells from stem cells
...ular Genetics and Cell Biology and an Investigator with
the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the Univers...y-producing skin cells." Singh and colleagues work with
hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), which give rise to the different types of blood cells. Unlike embr...
New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells
...e you years to do by hand, and it's even very hard with
a computer." Troyanskaya and Myers started with
data from genomics tools that identify thousands of genes at once and show how actively they are bei...
UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria
... tiny, molecular-sized scale. Nanotechnology works with
objects that are on the order of 1 to 100 nanomete...er, about the size of several atoms. When combined with
molecular biology, the possible applications of this nano-frontier are widespread and sound like the...
Workshop on Responsible Stem Cell Research
... limited, and reporters should register in advance with
the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202 334-2138 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Reporters who cannot attend may listen to a live audio webcast at http://national-academies.org . (The webcast requires RealPlayer software, available free at ht...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
... like coronary artery bypass grafting for patients with
advanced heart disease. To achieve this, she is sy...dation was created by Congress in 1992 and endowed with
funding from the sale of three denominations of limited-edition coins created by the U.S. Mint to ma...
Defense provides additional $4.9 million for pathogen research tool
...ting and developing data sets. Through integration with
VBI's core laboratory facility, VBI scientists and...ace. Sobral's cyberinfrastructure group is working with
diverse communities to create a common set of data communication standards to allow scientists acros...
Environmental exposures before and after birth can harm children's lungs
...an only speculate how PAH exposure, in conjunction with
ETS, causes respiratory damage," said Dr. Miller. "One possibility is that PAHs, which easily reach the fetus and damage DNA, affect the child's developmental programming, which then leaves the child's airways at risk for future harm." Peo...
Support groups aid women with 'breast cancer gene mutations'
... can relieve the anxiety and depression associated with
carrying BRCA1 or 2 gene mutations, the so-called ...t choices. "Our group intervention was associated with
improvements in the psychosocial variables of intrusion and depression," conclude the authors. "The ...
FSU scientist links iron imbalance to Parkinson's disease
...d how trace metal imbalances, which are associated with
neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, a... mouse model portion of the study in collaboration with
Mark Mattson, Laboratory of Neurosciences chief at the National Institute on Aging in Bethesda, Md. ...
Genetic link to risky pregnancy
...her and developing child. The fetal cells charged with
this important task, called trophoblast cells, must communicate with
maternal immune cells known as natural killer (NK) cells. During these interactions, the trophoblas...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...ization in the United States devoted to acoustics, with
over 7000 members worldwide. WORLD WIDE PRES...r of the paper code indicates the day of the talk, with
"1" denoting Monday (November 15),"2" denoting Tuesday (November 16), and so on, up to "5" for Frida...
New study on smallpox in monkeys reveals tactics of a killer
...ins in the blood of monkeys when they are infected with
smallpox virus. In their PNAS paper, Dr. Relman and colleagues suggest possible mechanisms by which the virus subverts host defenses. Uncovering these mechanisms gives scientists targets for developing countermeasures to lessen or block the ability o...
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