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SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
.... This widediscrepancy creates an uncertainty that can
and should be accounted for inmortality projection...ately, mathematical processes exist that actuaries can
useto identify, quantify and manage risks and uncertainties." Project sponsors, in addition ...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...on, but whether the middle phase of the transition can
be abbreviated socountries can
arrive more quickly at the later stage when deaths occur at olderages. With consumption of ...
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...fied a lung condition that if not treated promptly can
limit therapychoices for women undergoing high-dos...y toxicity syndrome (DPTS) bythe Duke researchers, can
be successfully treated by inexpensive corticosteroids(prednisone) if diagnosed early in the course ...
Radon, Especially In Combination With Smoking, Contributes To Lung Cancer Deaths
...dioactive, which means that radon atoms in the air can
spontaneously decay, or change to other atoms. Wh...toms are formed, they are electrically charged and can
attach themselves to tiny dust particles in the air. The radiation given off by inhaled particles c...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...eadlights, in conjunction with low beamheadlights, can
double a driver's visibility distance during wet night roadconditions." Preliminary tests have shown that ultraviolet headlights, similar to"black lights" popular in the 60's and 70's, allow drivers to see up to 30percent farther at night and...
Diuretic Drugs May Have Clot-Busting Effects
...sels are cut or damaged. But unwanted blood clots can
clog the bloodvessels and thereby trigger a heart ...rt andconstricts the blood vessels -- actions that can
raise blood pressure. Thescientists found that chloride, a mineral naturally found in the body, canr...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
... very sharp. But that material is also brittle and can
break, soas you go inwards the material changes so...nmathematical solutions involving quantities which can
be accurately measured byexperiments," Professor Suresh said. The work has since led to pate...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
...Braverman. "It is through these details that they can
come up withbetter diagnosis of patients. This ma...utorials. "I was surprised at how many details you can
miss when looking at paintings or apatient," she says. "It was a learning experience for me as well...
Hollywood Increases Film Portrayals Of People With Disabilities
...f film viewers, and special educationprofessionals can
use movies to promote critical viewing skills and anunderstanding of people with special needs." The study was published in a recent issue of the journal ExceptionalChildren and was funded in part by University College and the College ofEduca...
Chemist Turns To Self-Assembly To Create New Drugs
...inds the best compound for a job. If thetechnology can
be expanded for industrial use, it would offer afa...ly shown thatthis approach makes sense and that it can
work. Nature is a hugebiodiversity generator, and they've found a way to mimic thisprocess in the la...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...s a lot about the causes of immune deficiency. How can
we tell if an individual cell is an old one or a ...when it is dividing into two new cells. New cells can
therefore be identified if new DNA chains can
be tagged, or labeled. Cells containing the label in ...
Research Trial To Test New Drug For Diabetic Neuropathy
...mpairs nerve function in the lower extremities and can
lead to foot ulcers and sometimes amputation. ...there is not treatment for diabetic neuropathy. We can
only treat the diabetes which, at best, will stabilize the neuropathy," says Simmons. "Right now w...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
... to urinate and nighttime urination. The condition can
progressto acute urinary retention or require surgery to prevent furthercomplications such as urinary- tract infections, bleeding and bladderstones. Almost 60 percent of men over the age of 50 experienceproblems due to prostate enlargement. O...
New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?
...ond article now inpress showshow the new technique can
be used to study the early stages of stroke. "Our new mathematical formulas let us figure out how much more work isinvolvedwhen a particular area of the brain is being used for thinking," van Zijl adds."This is a majoradvance in fMRI that will...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...cisco researchers report. The evidence that drugs can
act on the brain to change once-stable measures ofpersonality is published in the March issue of the American Journal ofPsychiatry by a UCSF research team led by Victor Reus, MD, and Owen Wolkowitz,MD, professors of psychiatry at UCSF, and by postdoc...
Added Benefit Found For Aspirin Use In Patients With Vessel Disease
...ts clogging theblood vessels -- occurs, the result can
be damage to the endothelium that linesthe inside ...tion. The benefit of aspirin on vascular function can
berelated to blocking the negative effects of these substances and restoringnormal function of the v...
Snipping Inflammation In The Bud; New Agents May Provide Relief
...o reversible. The synthetic molecules,for example, can
slip off their cellular targets and the L-selectin...d loose in thebloodstream. There, the shed protein can
attach themselves to theL-selectin-binding proteins on other cells, thereby acting as inhibitors tod...
Airport Noise Can Seriously Affect The Health And Psychological Well-Being OfChildren
...THACA, N.Y. -- The constant roar from jet aircraft can
seriously affect thehealth and psychological well-being of children, according to a new CornellUniversity study. The health problems resulting from chronic airport noise,including higher blood pressure and boosted levels of stress hormones, theresea...
Hospitals Discourage Consumer Questioning Of Bills, Study Suggests
...tention and evoking fear, even intimidation. These can
include thethreat of sending a bill to a collectio...In their initial contacts with patients, hospitals can
use accommodating imagesfilled with goodwill and descriptions of favors they have done for patients ...
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
... Preeclampsia is a disorder of pregnancy that can
strike without warning,causing high blood pressure... the high blood pressure accompanying preeclampsia can
betreated with blood pressure lowering drugs, the only curative treatment for theoverall condition i...
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