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New generation contact lenses cut risk of severe eye infection
...ere asked to supply details of lens hygiene, type, and
pattern of wear, including whether they slept in t...scored below 8, defined as 'non-severe keratitis,' and
38 were scored above. Among the 80 who scored below 8, 18 slept in their lenses. Among the 38 with ...
Traffic fumes damage DNA
...es damage DNA, finds a small study in Occupational and
Environmental Medicine. To gauge the levels of exp...e urine of 47 female motorway toll-booth operators and
27 female office workers. The 20 toll booths were located on a motorway 10 km south of Taipei, Taiwa...
Hospitals may now be more willing to partner up with former adversaries
... published evaluations of the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services Quality Improvement Organization...ercome, to some degree, the previously adversarial and
punitive roles of their predecessors, the Peer Review Organizations. The feedback they received poi...
TB Alliance announces new drug discovery program with GlaxoSmithKline
...from the TB Alliance on status of TB drug pipeline and
discussion with GlaxoSmithKline, patient and
public health groups. A Q&A session for journalists follows. Who: Dr. Maria C. Freire, Global ...
Energy and sports drinks attack enamel
Sports beverages and
energy drinks appeal to people who maintain a heal... dental enamel to bottled lemonades, energy drinks and
sports drinks can do more harm to tooth enamel than soft drinks. "This study revealed that the ename...
Strengths and failings of U.S. health care 'system' are driven by embedded vested interests
...ociologists examine how American social, cultural, and
political-economic contexts govern the structure, efficiency, and
operational nature of U.S. health care delivery in a special issue of the Journal of Health and
Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival
...ssociation for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and
the International Liver Transplantation Society (I...behalf of the societies by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and
is available online via Wiley InterScience at http://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/livertransp...
Boston University team finds link between high cholesterol and better cognitive performance
... data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study and
found an association between naturally high levels of blood cholesterol and
better mental functioning. The results were recently published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine...
Donor age has no affect on long-term liver transplant survival
A new study on the effect of donor age on survival and
recurrence of hepatitis C after liver transplantat...ssociation for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and
the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS). The journal is published on behalf of the so...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
... was made between space-based methane observations and
model simulations for atmospheric methane for the ...rts of China caused by emissions from rice paddies and
domestic ruminants such as cattle. "However in large parts of the tropics there is a considerable d...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...alski ice tongue in McMurdo Sound on the Ross Sea, and
an unprecedented ice collision looked imminent. However B-15A eventually slowed down and
stopped. Local bathymetry charts suggested the iceberg had become anchored at a point near the middl...
NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center
...sey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is saving money and
energy while also protecting the environment. The...s. The panels provide power for the campus center and
save the university $40,000 a year in electrical bills. NJIT also received a $215,000 rebate from th...
Storage time and temperature effects nutrients in spinach
...Luke LaBorde, associate professor of food science, and
Srilatha Pandrangi, graduate student, both at Penn...h stored at 39 degrees Fahrenheit loses its folate and
carotenoid content at a slower rate than spinach stored at 50 and
68 degrees. However, the spinach a...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...irector of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institute...mulate both improved measurement of these problems and
efforts to reduce them," added the report's lead author Ralph W. Hingson, Sc.D, Professor at the Bos...
Physicists find patterns within seemingly random events of physiological systems
...s between stock markets fluctuations, earthquakes, and
heart rates, for example, or discovering similarities in mice, men, and
other mammals for such fundamental phenomena as wake periods during slumber. Eugene Stanley, a profe...
Obtaining patient consent for clinical audit is unworkable without extra resources
...ed patient consent for audit purposes is difficult and
is unlikely to be successful unless extra resource...ntrols on the use of personal data, but the Health and
Social Care Act 2001 allows patient identifiable information to be made available in certain circums...
Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy
...sts at The University of Maryland-Baltimore County and
Texas A&M University. If successful in future stud...orm of dementia that primarily strikes the elderly and
causes severe memory loss and
eventually, death. A complex disease with many probable causes, it is ...
Diagnostic test for range of blood disorders on the horizon
...s: polycythaemia vera, essential thrombocythaemia, and
idiopathic myelofibrosis. The disorders are characterised by overactive production of blood cells and
can lead to thrombosis, haemorrhage or acute myeloid leukaemia. The absence of a definitive diagnost...
Protein that helps skin cancer spread identified by Stanford researchers
...omething to do with cancer formation. What Khavari and
postdoctoral scholar Susana Ortiz-Urda, MD, PhD, f...lls to break free from the neighboring skin tissue and
spread - a step that turns an otherwise benign tumor into a killer. "When we blocked this sequence w...
Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified
...istant to multiple classes of antiretroviral drugs and
associated with the rapid development of AIDS, rep...man who had unprotected sex with multiple partners and
regularly took the illegal stimulant metamfetamine. His infection with HIV resulted in progression t...
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