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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...ventable deaths and pollution emissions. Decisions made
now or in the near future are going to have large effects on health and environmental outcomes in the distant future." The authors assessed multiple strategies to reduce mortality as well as greenhouse gas emissions from household fuel sources. They...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...ventable deaths and pollution emissions. Decisions made
now or in the near future are going to have large effects on health and environmental outcomes in the distant future."The results of the study show that the best situation in Africa would be to transition from biomass fuels to petroleum-based fossil ...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...goal of the ISOY program was to show that products made
from soy ingredients can help reduce fat, choleste...oli. "From a nutritional standpoint, the spaghetti made
with soy products had 22 percent fewer calories and 43 percent less fat than the meat version," Klei...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...go across geographical boundaries. The study was made
possible by hyperscanning or hyperscan-fMRI, a bre... have looked at both brains at once, a factor that made
the research possible. In fact, Montague and members of his team developed the software for hypersca...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...mily tree to map the incidence of inheritance, and made
the seminal finding that the behavior was a single...he mutated form is designated CK1 delta-T44A. They made
the discovery by taking blood samples of the individuals and then using linkage analysis to hone in ...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
... physicians automatically responsible for mistakes made
by specialists just because the primary care physician is coordinating the patient's care. "Courts hold doctors responsible only for what the doctor does, and not what other doctors might do wrong," Hall explained. Instead of increasing liability,...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...-Making Styles Analyzing how 18 family physicians made
decisions during patient visits, this study found that family physicians have specific, highly individualized, task-structuring styles. Moreover, researchers found commonalities between their study of family physicians and previous analyses of expert...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...al Foundation for Infantile Paralysis or NFIP) and made
passionate appeals to the American public to give ...edical reporter, closely followed the developments made
in the Pitt lab; and polio survivor James Sarkett, whose strain of the virus, erroneously labeled as...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
...inks between the skeleton and the kidney. Hormones made
in the kidney regulate activity in the skeleton and vice-versa. Last year, Hruska showed that injections of bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) could prevent bone weakening in mice whose kidneys had been damaged or removed. For the new study, resear...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...ated by low levels of C-reactive protein, which is made
by the liver as a response to inflammation in the body. They also had lower levels of IGF-1, one of the most important growth factors regulated by calorie and protein intake. High levels of IGF-1 have been linked to risk of breast cancer and prostate...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
... The next step was to test GFD in mice that we had made
allergic to the allergenic protein found in cat sa...tion that it might also work in people. Scientists made
another set of mice allergic to cats by injecting them with cat protein and an immune system booster...
Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message
...s going. In the cells in the cerebellum, a channel made
of proteins called AMPA receptors, built from subu..., within minutes the channels are replaced by ones made
of GluR2 and GluR3. After the swap, sodium can still get in, but calcium is kept out. To learn more ...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...l be randomly assigned to one of four groups, each made
up of 12 patients who will receive a preset dose of stem cell therapy or placebo. The study is double blinded, with neither researchers nor patients aware of who received stem cells until the Phase I study ends, six months after the last patient has...
Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise
... LANCET. The authors believe the vaccine should be made
available to children in Africa, where rates of severe invasive pneumococcal disease are up to ten times higher than in industrialised countries. Pneumonia causes an estimated 19% of the 10 million childhood deaths worldwide annually. The bacterium S...
Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage
... diseases, such as cancers and heart trouble, have made
dramatic gains, liver damage --described as the new plague of the 21st century --has yet to be understood and in turn, to become treatable. More women in the UK now die of liver failure than do of cancer of the cervix. "There has been a fourfold incr...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...n the heart." The stent used in Erickson's leg was made
by Cook, Inc., a large medical-device manufacturer that is sponsoring the clinical trial. It is coated with an anti-cancer agent called paclitaxel, which has been used on drug-eluting stents for treating coronary artery disease. "Of course, we're not...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...denced by a presentation that physician Alex Wodak made
during a 2002 Baker Institute conference on "Moving Beyond the War on Drugs." Wodak, who helped persuade the Australian government to support NEPs, reported that in 2000, the rate of 14.7 new AIDS cases for every 100,000 Americans was dramatically hi...
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...g to Sonic Golf's audio feedback, all the students made
improvements in their swings in just 20 to 30 minu...he Dunes at Maui Lunai. "Some fine tuned, and some made
dramatic changes that I would not previously have thought possible. Eight weeks later, the effect is...
NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine
...the trial vaccine, which is an inactivated vaccine made
from an H5N1 virus isolated in Southeast Asia in 2004. Sanofi pasteur, formerly Aventis Pasteur, was awarded a contract by NIAID to manufacture the H5N1 vaccine in May 2004. This Phase I trial will test the vaccine's safety and ability to generate an...
Kandel pays tribute to Hubel's and Wiesel's 25-year partnership and work in neurobiology & vision
...t transformed an entire branch of neurobiology and made
lasting contributions to the field of neuroscience. Thanks to Hubel and Wiesel, scientists now have a greater understanding of how the brain processes visual information. By identifying the precise layers of brain tissue that analyze sight messages...
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