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MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
... "It was so much fun playing with the problem from
a scientific point ofview," said Subra Suresh, the...f the first layer, then machine away some material from
the surface and indentit again. And they have to keep doing that process. With our theory and themic...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
...orkbased solely on what he or she sees. They learn from
group discussions,reactions and observations. Acco...esources which illustrate British life and culture from
the 16th century to thepresent....
Hollywood Increases Film Portrayals Of People With Disabilities
...e of psychiatric disorders portrayed in film stems from
the "imageryof madness," being consistent with vio...iction of serial killers, and viewers may walkaway from
the film believing serial killers are relatively commonplace. Butstatistics indicate there are only ...
Chemist Turns To Self-Assembly To Create New Drugs
... hit itoff, the two monomers can easily break away from
their metalmooring if the resulting compound doesn...es into useful compounds;researchers have to start from
scratch again and again. Wender, who was Miller's doctoral advisor at Stanford, saysthat Miller...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...ong will a particular cell live? The answer comes from
a basic fact about biochemistry: a cell only makes...steoporosis. The second program, developed in part from
research efforts conducted at the United States Department of Energy -- Ames Laboratories' Institute...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...y retention by more than half. Researchers from
95 medical centers reported their results intoday'...Sciences; Drs.Patrick Walsh and H. Logan Holtgrewe from
the Brady UrologicalInstitute of Johns Hopkins University Medical School; Dr. GeraldAndriole from
New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?
Johns Hopkins and Finland are showing that fancymathematicalfootwork plus detailed magnetic resonance imaging pictures of the brain may addup to a betterunderstanding of the experience of thinking. The work, done in animals, offers promise for...
Do Asthma Treatments Affect Childhood Growth?
... growth: four year follow up of cohort of children from
general practices in Tayside, Scotland) Some studies have shown that children with asthma have impaired growth, but many of these have not allowed for socioeconomic influences on growth. In a General Practice paper in this week's BMJ, McCowan et a...
Do Deaths Of Babies From Birth Asphyxia Vary Depending On When They Are Born?
...ariability of care around the time of delivery and from
their study of 79 babies' deaths from
birth asphyxia in Wales between 1993-5, the authors propose that errors of judgment are probably rel...
Most Comprehensive Study Of Its Kind Shows Common Asthma Medications Don't Cause Behavioral Problems In Children, According To The Journal Pediatrics
...ugs used to treat asthma are safe-in this casesafe from
psychological consequences," said Bruce Bender, Ph...easthma, although doctors have started moving away from
its use in general. "Possible psychological changes in response to asthma medications mustbe...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...chstudy participants considered or solicited input from
partners in solving asimple spatial puzzle. The s..., each with one memberof the placebo group and one from
the anti-depressant group, were videotapedfrom behind a one-way mirror. The researchers determined ...
American Heart Association Comment On New England Journal Of Medicine Report OnCalcium Antagonist Nisoldipine (March 5 issue)
...s that "it is plausible that the findings resulted from
a protectiveeffect of enalapril and not a deleterious effect of nisoldipine." Other calcium antagonists include: nimodipine (Nimotop); verapamil(Calen, Isoptin, Verelan); nicardipine (Cardene); diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor);isradipine (DynaCi...
Snipping Inflammation In The Bud; New Agents May Provide Relief
...es to aL-selectin proteins and preventing the cell from
linking with an opposing cell. But synthetic molecules that only inhibit cells from
linking up have to competewith the natural cell surface proteins involved in the cell-docking proces...
Airport Noise Can Seriously Affect The Health And Psychological Well-Being OfChildren
ITHACA, N.Y. -- The constant roar from
jet aircraft can seriously affect thehealth and ps...llUniversity study. The health problems resulting from
chronic airport noise,including higher blood pressure and boosted levels of stress hormones, therese...
Hospitals Discourage Consumer Questioning Of Bills, Study Suggests
...iendly and some threatening, todiscourage patients from
inquiring about their bills, according to an artic...ng thatwith their own efforts to discourage people from
becoming involved withchallenges or audits because it costs them a great deal of time and money." Th...
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
.... "Although our study did not find any ill effects from
the aspirin, this drugdoes have known potential si...for abruptio placentae--separation of the placenta from
the uterine wall atbirth. The authors note that preeclampsia is a leading cause of materna...
X-ray Microscope Designed To Study Jet Engine Components Now Probes Tooth Dentin
...or Dental Research. The study is funded by a grant from
the National Institute for Dental Research.In the ... cavity. This process removes the mineralmaterial from
the dentin, leaving a framework of collagen tissue and tinytubules that run from
the center of the t...
Tighter Chemical Binding = Better Meds
...n, including those that preventtransplanted organs from
being rejected, keep HIV infections in check, ande...velybecause of Jorgensen's computer programs range from
dementia to diabetes.Scientists recently discovered, for example, that some medications thatbind to ...
Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
...cal findings.The research was supported by a grant from
the Robert Wood Johnson FoundationHealth Care Financing and Organization Initiative....
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
...th definitive predictions of the risks to children from
differenttypes of X-ray exams, an area that often ...t will measure radiation doses and calculate risks from
suchexams as general purpose X-ray exams; CT scans, which provide athree-dimensional picture of a pa...
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