Tag: "paper" at medical news
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...es Group at UC Berkeley and the lead author of the paper
said, "If the rapid urbanization continues and al...ard School of Public Health and a co-author of the paper
added "It's a lot easier to disseminate charcoal in large scale than fossil fuels, because there is ...
Uric acid and heart disease
...n going on for more than 50 years, starting with a paper
published in 1951 which found higher serum uric ac...ed this predictive role was lost. What this paper
does not do is directly address the question of whether or not serum uric acid is involved in causin...
Suppressing the cells that trigger cat allergy
In a paper
in this month's premier open-access medical journal PLoS Medicine , Mark Larche and colleagues from Imperial College London describe a subset of cells that might be able to suppress cells that cause cat allergy. Asthma and allergy have bec...
A marker for new blood vessel formation in tumors
In a paper
in this month's freely-available online global health journal PLoS Medicine , Roland Haubner and colleagues describe how a compound they have developed can be used together with highly sensitive positron emission tomography (PET) scanning to measure...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
... specific release, not a general page oThis second paper
is part of a long-term study of more than 1,900 sixth graders, and their teachers, in 11 Los Angeles-area public middle schools with predominantly minority and low?income students. Each student provides confidential reports and their teachers rate st...
Hepatotoxicity and statins
...lesterol-lowering capabilities, concludes a review paper
published in the April 2005 issue of Hepatology, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the journal is available online via Wiley InterScience at www.interscien...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
...during that period. OSA is a collapse like a wet paper
straw of the airway during sleep. It causes the person to stop breathing momentarily, as many as 60 times per hour. This significantly lowers oxygen levels in the bloodstream, elevates nighttime blood pressure and causes heart rhythm disturbances. D...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...blic policy at the Baker Institute. In a research paper
posted this month on the Baker Institute Web site,... and/or individuals. Martin noted in his research paper
that Houston the fourth largest city in the nation has nearly 20,000 known cases of AIDS but no NE...
Definition of persistent vegetative state available from American Academy of Neurology
...ities Subcommittee) published an approved position paper
in 1989 about certain aspects of the care and management of patients in the persistent vegetative state. It can be directly opened as a .pdf file: http://www.aan.com/about/ethics/109556.pdf...
New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...fairs and Cultural Diversity to develop a position paper
on colorectal cancer in African Americans. The committee has done an extensive review of the literature on colorectal cancer screening and issues related to screening in African Americans to support their recommendations. One important goal was to im...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...rjournals.annualreviews.org/loi/publhealth . "This paper
underscores what we had learned from another recent study that excessive alcohol use by college-aged individuals in the U.S. is a significant source of harm," said Ting-Kai Li, M.D., Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism...
New thrust needed to tackle health inequalities globally says UCL scientist
...ientist, Professor Sir Michael Marmot, writes in a paper
published in the Lancet journal on 18th March 2005...ances in which people live and work." The Lancet paper
is the first produced by Professor Michael Marmot in his role as Chair of the Commission. It sets ou...
US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say
...g . Olshansky will also present the results of the paper
at the Second International Conference on Healthy Ageing and Longevity in Brisbane, Australia on March 20....
'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15
...d on cell studies, may help prevent oral cancer. A paper
on this research appears in the current print issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , a peer-reviewed ACS journal. ( AGFD 112 , Tuesday, March 15, 2:45 p.m.)* The chemistry of margaritas Originally from Mexico, margaritas are a ...
New ways to design safer & more effective topical (transdermal) drug delivery announced in the PNAS
Santa Barbara, Calif. March 14, 2005 In a paper
published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( http://www.pnas.org/ ), a group of researchers led by Samir Mitragotri, a professor of chemical engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, reports the identification ...
Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different
...es' are commonly sold chilled and wrapped in brown paper
bags for immediate consumption, and independent web sites devoted to malt liquor as well as rap lyrics and movie scripts encourage 'chugging' the bottles before they get warm. The combined effects of higher alcohol content, larger serving size, and ...
CAS science spotlight identifies most requested article
...EGO, CA, March 14, 2005 - A nanotechnology-related paper
published in the journal CHIRALITY in 2002 was the scientific article most requested by users of CAS electronic services during 2004, according to CAS's Science Spotlight web service. Three co-authors of the paper--Prof. Stefan Matile, Dr. Naomi Sak...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...In the summer of 2003, Sinclair's team showed in a paper
published in Nature that a compound found in red w...ared to 10 percent of untreated cells. In a Nature paper
published in July 2004, Sinclair's team showed that resveratrol had a similar impact in higher organ...
Will your kids grow up to be fat?
...ought," said Matthew Gillman, senior author on the paper
and associate professor of ambulatory care and prevention at HMS. "We must focus not only on the most obese kids but also on those who are just a bit overweight."...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
... William J. Gies Award This award, for the best paper
published in the Journal of Dental Research, is presented in three categories: Biological, Biomaterials & Bioengineering, and Clinical. The award, named for William J. Gies, founder of the Journal of Dental Research, is supported by the Endowment Fun...
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