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Low dose estrogen improves bone health

...centers funded by the NIA, the UCONN Pepper Center conducts research on muscle and bone problems, especially osteoporosis....

Scientists image material that could improve MRI technologies

...uctor, when cooled to its appropriate temperature, conducts electricity without any resistance. In other words, an electrical charge can flow without generating any heat, which means no loss of energy. Second, a superconductor expels some of the magnetic field inside it. In order to keep the desirable zero re...

Study shows Actonel reduces vertebral fracture risk 70 percent in patients on chronic steroid therapy

...t Aventis Pharmaceuticals Aventis Pharmaceuticals conducts the U.S. business of Aventis Pharma AG. With headquarters in Bridgewater, N.J., Aventis Pharmaceuticals focuses its activities on important therapeutic areas such as cardiology, oncology, anti-infectives, arthritis, allergy and respiratory, diabetes...

Buck researcher awarded Brookdale Fellowship

...for Age Research is a non-profit organization that conducts clinically relevant research into aging and age-related diseases such as cancer, stroke, and Alzheimers. Its mission is to extend the healthy years of life through basic research. At the Institute, a multi-disciplinary group of researchers uses state...

Physics tip sheet #9 April 17, 2002

... have shown that an asymmetrically shaped molecule conducts electricity differently depending on which direction the current flows. The experiment marks a step toward controlling single-molecule conductivity by designing the molecule. Physical Review Focus: http://focus.aps.org/v9/st18.html Journal article:...

Eye drops delay onset of glaucoma in people at higher risk

... on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) conducts and supports research, training, information dissemination and other programs aimed at reducing the disproportionately high incidence and prevalence of disease, burden of illness, and mortality experienced by certain American populations, including r...

Tipsheet on XIV International AIDS Conference

...stitute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts studies within its own laboratories and funds research at other U.S. and international institutions. Below are brief, advance summaries of select presentations describing NIAID-funded HIV/AIDS research. Reporters are encouraged to attend the descri...

Market potential exists for superconductivity in medical, energy, transportation sectors

...ctor of TCSAM. A superconductor is a material that conducts electricity with virtually no loss of energy when its cooled below a certain temperature. It can transport much higher electrical currents than normal conductors, such as copper. Other applications of superconductors include: Medicine Ultra sensit...

One in one hundred babies in the US are involved in a car crash while in the womb

...ursing at the University of Pittsburgh. The center conducts injury control research, disseminates information on injuries, provides training for health care professionals and informs the public and community leaders on injury control measures. It is one of 11 centers in the United States to receive an officia...

Early osteoporosis detection can prevent fractures

...ate-sector experts in prevention and primary care, conducts rigorous, impartial assessments of all the scientific evidence for a broad range of preventive services. Its recommendations are considered the gold standard for clinical preventive services...

Dartmouth researcher Michael B. Sporn, M.D. honored for pioneering work in cancer prevention

...ology and of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, conducts research through Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. "Dr. Sporn is an international leader in the field of cancer prevention. His innovative work has paved the way for novel approaches to prevent or treat cancer," said...

OHSU chemoprotectant technology licensed for biotechnology development

...OHSU School of Medicine. Neuwelt also operates and conducts research at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Subsequent to the license agreement, Oxiquant executed an agreement to merge with Adherex Technologies, Inc., Ottawa, Canada. Upon approval of the merger by the shareholders of both Adherex an...

Beijing conference to address lung cancer crisis in China

...fic community to address the crisis." Jablons, who conducts translational research into targeted cancer therapies, is director of the UCSF Thoracic Oncology Laboratory. Although innovations in treatment are necessary, "prevention is always the bottom line," Jablons said. One survey found that 60 percent of Ch...

Physics and medicine in San Diego

... Each year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration conducts a study, called NEXT, that explores trends in technology and clinical methods, including X-ray doses administered to patients. Past NEXT surveys have concentrated on the adult chest, abdomen, upper gastrointestinal fluorosocopy, CT for the head, and...

Eating peanuts helps keep heart healthy without weight gain

...ernational/National Development. Mattes' team also conducts research in Ghana and Brazil, so he sees the peanut research findings have global value. "There is great opportunity for the peanut industry in developing countries," Mattes said. "Peanuts have a long shelf life and are rich in nutrients." Mattes' st...

Patient-centered approach just what the doctor ordered for healthcare industry

...roviders for diabetes management after a physician conducts the initial evaluation and develops a care plan. The non-physician providers monitor the patients and involve the physician if necessary. Another element of improving the healthcare industry involves recognizing that the current office visit model, w...

Helping teachers use keys to vocabulary building

...hird-grade teacher and K-6 reading specialist, who conducts research on how children acquire and expand on language skills. Research dating from the 1940s through today indicates that vocabulary constitutes about 80 percent of language comprehension and 65 percent of fluency " the ability to read, speak and w...

2nd opinion from major center leads to better breast cancer detection, treatment changes

...eds of consultation cases each year. The U-M team conducts a one-day radiology, surgical and pathology consult for every women who seeks a second opinion, including further images and tests if necessary. Two-thirds of the patients in the study had additional imaging performed at U-M during their consultation...

Combination, order of anti-HIV drugs make a difference in first-time recipients

...d States, with international collaborations. AACTG conducts all phases of clinical trials designed to assess the safety and efficacy of new and improved therapies for HIV/AIDS and its associated illnesses, including those in which combination drugs from different manufacturers are evaluated. AACTG sites are f...

Baclofen holds promise for cocaine treatment

...te is scheduled to begin in February 2004. Shoptaw conducts his research as part of the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, a unit of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, and as a principal investigator with Friends Research Institute....

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