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Emerging Pathogens And Safety Of Fresh Produce Key Issues Facing Food IndustryAnd Scientists

...s to inactivate parasites and prevent viruses from entering the foodsupply will conclude the symposium. "Resistance of Foodborne Pathogens to Antibiotics and Antimicrobials"(Session 74, June 24, 9 AM) will address rising antimicrobial resistance inpathogens, such as Campylobacter and Salmonella, whi...

New Study Indicates Lightning Can Kill Without Leaving a Mark

... kill without a visible sign of electrical current entering orleaving a person's body. In most lightning fatalities, victims exhibit external damage such asskin burns where electrical currents have entered or exited the body, thescientists said. Some victims, however, show no sign of external burns,i...

Medicine Becomes Monetized

...ation. The old question asked of patients entering a hospital emergency roomwas, "Where does it hurt?" followed by "Are you insured?" Today's question is"What type of insurance do you have?" "Doctors are being transformed from physical professionals to fiscaldecision makers," says Dirsmith. "...

National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants

...h Bordogna, NSF's acting deputy director. "We are entering an era in which insight into complex problems will be more readily garnered." This is an age of global intellectual and commercial environments "in which knowledge will be available to anyone, located anywhere, at any time." KDI will help keep the ...

Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

...sses since 1982. In 1989 Hagness was in the first entering class of the McCormick School's HonorsProgram in Undergraduate Research, a combined B.S./Ph.D. program. She receivedher B.S. in electrical engineering in 1993, graduating at the top of herMcCormick class. She also received national honors, including ...

Study Finds Less Intensive Treatments May Not Maintain HIV Suppression

...owever, amongpatients who had not taken AZT before entering the study, the difference betweenthe triple- and double-therapies was not statistically significant. High viral load at entry to the study and slower rates of viral clearance duringthe induction phase of the study were identified as risk factors for...

Encapsulating Insulin-Producing Cells For Possible Diabetes Therapy

...hat webuild a filter that can keep antibodies from entering but which is permeable tosmall molecular weight materials like insulin or glucose or oxygen or othernutrients." The islet-enclosing microcapsules are made of hyrogels, a class oflong-chain polymer molecules that possesses a high water content...

First Drug Shown Effective For Treating Chronic Forms Of Major Depression

...cal and two clinical researchcenters. Before entering the study, the patients had responded positively tosertraline in a 12-week trial and had continued to respond well in a four-month extended treatment. In the study, 77 patients maintained sertraline use for 76more weeks, while 84 pa...

WFU And IntraVec To Develop Innovative Cancer And HIV Treatments

...the host cells, thus preventing HIV infection from entering that cell. IntraVec also plans to develop a process discovered by Chen that masksthe docking sites for HIV on both macrophages and lymphocytes. Taken together,the new processes address both early and later stage HIV infections. When t...

An Ergonomically Redesigned Analgesia Delivery Device Proves Safer And More Efficient

...bjects programmed the PCA interface given to them, entering the prescribed operating values specified on a Tor... one-tailed). Furthermore, there were no errors in entering the drug concentration with the new interface, whereas with the old interface, 8 such errors were ma...

Treated Clothing Detoxifies Pesticides

.... Past studies report that up to 97% of pesticides entering the body do so throughthe skin. Currently, workers exposed to high levels of pesticides must wear syntheticmaterials toblock entry of pesticides. Because such clothing does not allow entry of air,they createheat stress. Workers exposed to lower lev...

A Note of Caution: Be Careful When Mixing Grapefruit Juice With Rxs

... likelihood thatcertain drugs will be stopped from entering the bloodstream. These findings help to clarify some major discrepancies we've noticed in theimpact of grapefruit juice on various types of medications," said Dr. LeslieBenet, founder of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists,professo...

New Clinical Data Indicates LEUKINE Maintains Viral Suppression And Extends Duration Of Antiretroviral Therapy Utility In People With AIDS

...trial were diagnosed withlate-stage AIDS (patients entering the study had CD4+ T cell counts of less than50, or less than 100 with a prior AIDS-defining opportunistic infection). Patients were stratified into two groups based on baseline viral loads of belowor above 30,000 copies/mL. Patients received either...

Biochemical Marker Targets Brain Injury Leading To Movement Problems After Stroke

...red a stroke within one month to five years before entering thestudy. Both MRS and MRI were performed, and NAA concentrations in the internalcapsule were calculated for the 18 patients as well as 10 healthy individuals ofsimilar average age who served as controls. The average internal capsule NAA level was 4...

ILEX Oncology & LeukoSite report results from pivotal Phase II CAMPATH (R) trial; Results suggest new hope for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia

...ovedwithin two months post-therapy. Some patients entering the study with severe (grade 3 and4) thrombocytopenia and neutropenia improved to grade 2 or better within two monthspost-therapy: thrombocytopenia -- 7 of 19 (37%) patients improved,neutropenia -- 11 of 17 (65%) patients improved. No unexpected se...

Treatment for ADHD appears to reduce risk of substance abuse

... analyzed onlyfrom males who were 15 or older when entering the study, resulting in a studygroup of 56 medicated participants with ADHD, 19 non-medicated participants withADHD, and 137 participants without ADHD. Results of the interviews wereanalyzed to determine whether participants met criteria for abuse o...

High-achieving children off to a good Head Start academically and socially, but study shows some are not 'turned on' by school

...n who were exposed to the Head Startprogram before entering elementary school are thriving academically and sociallyat the end of the third grade, but data from a new national study createsworries that their future success may be tempered by their luke-warm attitudetoward school. Results of the study,...

Scottish study shows lack of mental health service for children entering care

Psychiatric disorder among children at time of entering local authority care: questionnaire survey A co...tudy of 70 children, during the first six weeks of entering care in the Glasgow area, Dimigen et al discovered that the most common disorders among the children...

Study tests vitamins in recovery from trauma

...s ofdeveloping ARDS, all general surgical patients entering Harborview's ICUs for aminimum of 48 hours will receive either standard amounts of the vitamins or IVsupplementation with vitamin C in combination with vitamin E within 24 hours ofadmission. Patients with head injuries, sickle cell anemia and those t...

Lower death rate in Oregon hospitals linked to better care

...t care is better, but we can conclude thatpatients entering Oregon hospitals for heart failure can expect to be bettertreated for their condition than a decade ago," said Ni. This is the first studyto pinpoint quality of care as the major factor in declining mortality rates. The study was conducted as part of...

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