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SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
...tion and the PensionResearch Council. More information
on the project is available from Judy Yore at theSociety offices, 847/706-3572, e-mail email@example.com . Materials from the Phase 2seminar are available in two packages -- costs are $25 and $75 -- through the Society's Books Department (phone:847/706-...
Radon, Especially In Combination With Smoking, Contributes To Lung Cancer Deaths
...on these studies, which provide substantially more information
than was available for the Research Council's 1988 and 1991 reports on the health effects of radon, the committee developed two models to estimate the number of radon-related lung cancer deaths in the general population. Depending on which model is ...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...gradedmaterials and for the software that extracts information
about the materials'properties. Both are licensed by Instron Corp., which was so excited about thework that it licensed it even before one of the patents was filed. A NEW INSTRUMENT After developing the theory, the researchers wanted to test...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
... learning todecode an object's meaning and extract information
through observation. According to Dr. Braverman, with heightened observation skills, physicians canask the questions necessary to make correct diagnoses without relying too muchon costly blood tests and x-rays. "Doctors have to be taught to pick up...
Penn Researchers Create Drug To Help Target Attack On Cancerous Tumors
...th the needle electrode, we will have more precise information
as to the amount and location of the oxygen within the entire tumor. Hopefully, it will increase the accuracy of tumor hypoxia diagnosis," Koch explains. In the future, Penn researchers hope to adapt the EF5 technique for use with the Positro...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...agement of complex genetic information. Additional information
is available at www.spectrumedix.com...
Research Trial To Test New Drug For Diabetic Neuropathy
...icine following FDA regulations. If you want more information
about other study sites around the country, contact Pro-Neuron, Inc., at (301)984-8554....
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
... exam with the least risk as well as providebetter information
for parents faced with tough choices about childre... doses newborns were receiving. She found information
for adults, as well as for children in Europe,wheretreatment methods differ from the United States. ...
Declining National Rates Of HIV-Related Deaths And Illnesses Due To Combination Antiretroviral Therapy With Protease Inhibitors
... effectiveness of these therapies.However, precise information
as to the extent to which antiviral medication ingeneral, and type of antiviral combination regimens specifically, may havecontributed to the observed decrease has been unclear. An article published in the March 26 issue of the New England Jo...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...weencamptothecin-Topo I/DNA. BioNumerik used this information
to guide andcomplement the discovery and optimization of novel compounds for laboratorysynthesis and preclinical testing. In a presentation titled "BNP7787: Administration In Vivo Results in IncreasedTherapeutic Index and Toxicity Reduction of Plat...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
...dely consumed yetthere is a scarcity of scientific information
on how they affect health. "Wehave included many o...vide each person who enrolls in the study withmore information
than they give. For example, individuals will learn how muchexercise they are doing relative to oth...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
... said. "As a clinical pharmacist, we provide this information
to the team aswell as the patient. We also follow-up with patients, to ensure they aren'thaving any side effects or adverse reactions." Duke cardiologist Dr. Christopher O'Connor, a member of the researchteam, said he believes the use of cl...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...their analysis, Jollis and Romano argue that using information
fromhospital bills and insurance claims is not an ... are accuratelyrepresented; Combine information
from all hospital stays for each patient. The researchers argue that doctors and hospitals n...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
...ts. According to Michael G. Zagorski, Ph.D., this information
could beused to design drugs that might prevent either this initial step or itscontinuation into Alzheimer's disease. A sequence of 40 to 42 amino acids, aso-called beta-peptide, is the major protein component that eventuallyaggregates and precipita...
Increased Public Access To Defibrillation Could Prove Potentially Cost-Effective And Life-Saving
...; G. Wells, Ph.D. and R.D. White, M.D. Additional information
canbe found in another special report on AEDs authored by Sidney C. Smith, Jr.,M.D. and Richard S. Hamburg, M.P.A. in this issue of Circulation: Journal of theAmerican Heart Association. ### NR 98-4884 (Circ/Nichol) Media advisory: D...
Fat: It's Not For Breakfast Anymore; Study Finds Fat Linked To Clotting
...fast. He stresses that there is not enough information
to know if a fat-richmeal increases a person's risk of heart disease directly, since the study onlylooked at the association between fat and factor VIIa. "It is not clear if factor VIIa is a causal risk factor for heartdisease, but if it were...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...ion of Global Positioning Systems and morespecific information
on hospital and helicopter costs and service capac... number offields, including aviation, health care, information
technology, the Internet,energy, marketing, package delivery, pharmaceuticals, securities, andteleco...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
... and smoking. Most people reported getting their information
about stroke from television, newspapers, magazine...es, the local population was frequently exposed to information
aboutstroke warning signs, symptoms, and emergency treatment. Therefore, a study inCincinnati may u...
UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
... "Social prohibitions, the stigma and health information
that smoking is bad for you works for some people," Gold says. "Who is left? People with a pathological attachment to smoking, who are getting antidepressant effects from smoking. They love smoking; it's a source of pleasure. "The idea that ...
PITT Researchers Demonstrate Human Brain's Natural Mechanism For Guarding Against Errors
...Carnegie Mellon University. For additional information
about UPMC Health System, please access http://www.upmc.edu ....
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