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New animal model for Alzheimer vaccine

...tion has shown evidence of modifying a fundamental feature of Alzheimer pathology in a human being," Thies said. In a review article published in the same issue of the journal, Gandy and colleagues said, "These recent data clearly demonstrate that tackling beta amyloid plaques by vaccination is a feasible ap...

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners to host 19th Annual Conference

...complimentary registration. The six-day event will feature more than 300 expert faculty presentations and state-of-the-art skills enhancement workshops to update attendees on current, practical, clinically-oriented practice information as well as on legislative, policy, and practice issues. (Expanded pre- a...

Depression on College Campuses conference

...future advocacy group leaders. The event will also feature mental health and neuroscience experts, and studen...siology Lab, U-M Depression Center The event will feature many workshops and discussion groups, as well as panel sessions, educational displays, a video docum...

Preventive Medicine 2004 to feature research findings on disease prevention and health promotion

...ew research poster presentations, the meeting will feature an exhibit hall where registrants can learn about products and services designed for application in preventive medicine and health promotion. There will be an awards banquet at which members of the College will recognize their peers for professional ...

ACP Annual Session April 22-24, 2004

... Annual Session, a medical education meeting, will feature more than 260 lectures, panels and workshops. Topi... N. Morial Convention Center. Press briefings will feature expert faculty and new ACP initiatives. Most educational sessions are open to registered and credent...

Preventive Medicine 2004 Annual Meeting

...public interest and will provide numerous news and feature stories. Interview opportunities with key speaker...anized medicine and preventive medicine. An annual feature at Preventive Medicine Annual Meetings is an update on preventive health recommendations from the U....

A common cleanser is cheaper and faster way to separate DNA for genetic analysis

...ins Kimmel Cancer Center. "So, the most important feature of a solution in electrophoresis is its ability to carry a voltage." Solutions historically used for DNA electrophoresis are called Tris-acetic acid-disodium EDTA (TAE) and Tris-boric acid-disodium EDTA (TBE). For 30 years, scientists have mistakenl...

Grant expands Indiana University-Kenya AIDS program

...esearch. These and other treatment facilities will feature an electronic medical record system to help physicians track patients and provide better care. In addition to the increase in patients treated and the two new rural programs, the new U.S. AID funding will: replicate the farm model in two rural ...

The physics of films, butterflies, banknotes and rainbows

.... This could provide a covert, additional security feature that would make counterfeiting harder. (p. 35). Contact: Pete Vukusic, School of Physics, Exeter University, UK (tel. 44-139-226-4156; fax 44-264-111; e-mail p.vukusic@ex.ac.uk ) Physicists explain how rainbows really work Be honest. Do you reall...

Endocrine Society hosts thyroid disease audioconference

...be led by several recognized thyroid experts, will feature discussions on research from the October 2003 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and the January 14th issue of Journal of the American Medical Association . An opportunity for questions and comments will be provided at th...

Postnatal depression: A personal view

... week's issue heralds the arrival of an occasional feature written by patients under the banner Personal account. A Commentary outlines how these occasional essays will aim to remind readers what medicine means to the patient and will usually be commissioned to accompany a Seminar or Review article in the jo...

Carnegie Mellon uses AFM to discover effects of experimental drugs on Alzheimer's plaques

...tended beta sheets, which are the major structural feature of mature fibrils. Because m266.2 binds to the center of A, it blocks the formation of these extended beta sheets, the investigators surmised. In AFM, a tiny lever ending with an ultra-sharp tip is scanned across a surface from side-to-side and top-t...

Overweight Hispanic youth face increased risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome

...d that 90 percent of the subjects had at least one feature of the metabolic syndrome. Furthermore, 30 percent had three or more risk factors and had the metabolic syndrome. These findings show that overweight Hispanic youth are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. ...

ACPM to host web-based conference on emergency contraception and adolescents

...oviding ECPs to adolescents. The conference will feature an overview of the newest indications, contraindications, mechanisms of action, efficacy, and safety of ECPs. Participants will also learn the advantages and disadvantages, as related to adolescent health, of pharmacist-dispensed and over-the-counte...

Wind tunnel tests could lead to healthier towns and cities

...ctors on ventilation to be assessed. An innovative feature of the research will involve the use of sensors to detect naphthalene concentrations. Deploying the sensors successfully will require trial and error, but will ultimately enable the extent and duration of "hotspots" to be determined. The project tea...

American Society of Hematology sponsors high school symposium at San Diego annual meeting

...h, The Scripps Research Institute, and IMPATH will feature interactive displays, experiments, and hands-on projects. For the second year in a row, ASH is sponsoring a poster and essay contest to encourage innovation among students. Competing high school teams will conduct research on symposium topics and sh...

Caesarean delivery could increase risk of future stillbirth

...ained antepartum stillbirths remainsuch a constant feature of perinatal outcomes in developed countries, theactual causative factors may be varying through unrecognised changes inperinatal care."...

Gardens have the potential to improve health, research shows

... on patients, visitors, staff and caregivers. They feature prominent amounts of real nature content, such as green vegetation, flowers and water and can be outdoor or indoor spaces, varying in size. "Supportive gardens in healthcare facilities potentially can be an important adjunct to the healing effects of...

Microneedles: Report describes progress in new technology for painless drug delivery

...ollow microneedles in a broad range of shapes with feature sizes from one to 1,000 microns. Prausnitz and his research team have fabricated microneedle arrays from metal and polymer materials that have sufficient strength to reliably penetrate the skin without breakage. Moving beyond the original and compl...

NIEHS and American Public Health Association sponsor program

...r Hunter's Point Shipyard, the Monday program will feature an interactive roundtable discussion on the impact of urban sprawl, neighborhood design and land use on public health. In this session, presenters will highlight the relationship between community design and physical activity, review the impact of...

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