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NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine
...avian influenza, the National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National ...nnounced today. Sites in Rochester, NY, Baltimore and
Los Angeles will enroll a total of 450 healthy adults. The clinical sites are part of the NIAID-spon...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
1. Fish Oil and
-Amyloid in the Mouse Giselle P. Lim, Frdric Calo...Oliver Ubeda, Norman Salem Jr, Sally A. Frautschy, and
Greg M. Cole Low levels of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have be...
Three-year cervical cancer screening recommendations may be applicable for certain women with HIV
... who have normal cervical cancer screening results and
negative tests for human papillomavirus (HPV), a s...ns in the United States have been recently updated and
now advise using an interval of 3 years between screenings in healthy women 30 years or older who ha...
Study finds factors linked to substance use disorder relapse among health care professionals
... is best achieved through continuing group therapy and
regular attendance at mutual help groups. Data on the incidence of relapse and
risk factors contributing to the likelihood of relapse after initial treatment for substance use are...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...llergy-like symptoms could get the test they need, and
the right treatments for their symptoms, from thei...an easily be administered in a physician's office, and
the test results are easy to interpret. Instead of testing for allergies, most family physicians are...
Sudan surveys show high rates of death and malnutrition among displaced population
... Sudan found a high number of deaths from violence and
disease, according to a brief report in the March ...nst civilians in the west of Sudan started in 2003 and
has continued. "More than 1.5 million people (25 percent of the population of the region) are now sc...
Extreme exertion, emotion can spark repeat heart attacks
...with a history of heart disease, physical exertion and
emotional stress can trigger heart attacks, some of them fatal. Authors Philip Strike and
Andrew Steptoe of University College London point out that the triggers for heart attacks may be qui...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...ysis by Dr. Hyong Jin Cho of King's College London and
colleagues, 19.6 percent of patients with chronic ...re. Myriad symptoms include severe malaise, muscle and
joint pain, sleep and
mood disturbances and
headache. The symptoms continue for at least six months ...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...review, says that "given the prevalence of anxiety and
depression reported in HIV infection, it is not su... last stages of HIV infection with full-blown AIDS and
those who have suffered some kind of brain impairment as a result of the disease are also more likel...
UW research shows risk factors for relapse among health care professionals who abuse drugs
...lapse. "A family history of substance use disorder and
the presence of co-existing psychiatric disorders,...ts were originally gathered between January, 1991, and
December, 2001. Domino became interested in the problem of drug use among health care professionals ...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
...tional Institutes of Health. With $300,000 awarded and
another $2 million anticipated in NIH Small Busine... Transfer grants over the next 2 years, Professor, and
now CEO, Bill Hersman launched Xemed LLC to commercialize the technology he developed for polarizing...
Definition of persistent vegetative state available from American Academy of Neurology
...ublished a practice parameter about the assessment and
management of patients in the persistent vegetative state. This parameter includes definition and
diagnosis information. It is publicly accessible at www.aan.com . The direct link opens as a .pdf f...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...aneous Coronary Interventions (PCI), pre-published and
accessible on the ESC Web Site(1). According to t...ary syndromes (ACS) than before. Recent technical and
pharmacological improvements have developed PCI into a procedure that can be safely and
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
...ool of Public Health, George Washington University and
St. Michael's Hospital, in Toronto, Canada. The Ho...5-44, there is a need for further research on risk and
opportunities for prevention," said Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM, lead author of the study and
Study finds majority of women willing to accept cervical cancer vaccine for self and children
...lling to take a cervical cancer vaccine themselves and
would allow it to be administered to their childre... on their willingness to accept it for themselves, and
their daughters and
sons. It is the first study to examine women's perceptions of a vaccine for bot...
Kandel pays tribute to Hubel's and Wiesel's 25-year partnership and work in neurobiology & vision
...ens when two brilliant neuroscientists from Sweden and
Canada decide to form a partnership that lasts for two decades and
remains obsessed on a single line of research: the brain's ability to see? The answer: A 1981 Nobel...
African-American women with endometrial cancer have more aggressive cancer than Caucasian women
...investigators from Walter Reed Army Medical Center and
the National Cancer Institute has found that Afric...e survival rates for 168 African-American patients and
997 Caucasian patients with Stage III, Stage IV or recurrent endometrial cancer were analyzed and
Targeting mutant B-Raf protein reduces melanoma development
...Our studies suggest that using therapies to target and
inhibit the function of mutant v599EB-Raf protein could prevent the spread of melanoma and
halt tumor growth for those melanomas containing the B-Raf mutation," said Gavin P. Robertson, Ph.D....
Infant vernier acuity is comparable to that of adults
...lication of the Association for Research in Vision and
Ophthalmology (ARVO). The data from this study als...amounts of spatial phase displacement between them and
measuring an individual's ability to gauge the displacement between the stripes. Angela M. Brown, V...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...he Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has recuperated and
has returned to his cage and
to his sister, Delilah. "The meeting between Samson and
his sister Delilah was joyous and
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