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Education may help the fight against high blood pressure

...tudy presented at the American Heart Association's meeting on high bloodpressure. "Our study is the first to show that having parents with some college educationcan help teens compensate for the negative effects of living in a lowsocioeconomic neighborhood," says Dawn K. Wilson, Ph.D., associate professor o...

News teleconference -- Mayo Clinic study finds new treatment option for patients with severe attacks of multiple sclerosis

...of the study are being announced at the 1999 joint meeting of theEuropean and America's Committees for Treatment and Research in MS in Basel. The study will be published in the December issue of Annals of Neurology. Thestudy was supported by the American National Institutes of Health. Coverage of the story ...

Press Conference set to announce cervical cancer prevention program

...esday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m., inconjunction with the meeting of the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention. WHERE: Room B, 2nd Floor, Pan American Health Organization Headquarters, 52523rd Street, NW, Washington D.C. (Virginia Ave. at 23rd St., four blocks southof Foggy Bottom Metro). WHO: Participants i...

Is drug abuse, not brutality, behind some deaths in custody?

... between 1988 and 1995 were under arrest. But at a meeting of the RoyalSociety of Medicine in London this week, Karch claimed that the documented casesare just the tip of the iceberg. He has devised a neurochemical test for ED thathe argues should be done during autopsies whenever people die under restrainta...

Treatment of insulin resistance may have the potential to reduce long-term complications of type 2 diabetes

...opean Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Brussels show that the new oral treatment for type 2 diabetes, rosiglitazone, reduces insulin resistance, offering glycaemic control and additional beneficial effects on other important risk factors of the disease. Results suggest that rosiglitazo...

Reducing the costs of diabetes in Europe: Preventing complications is the key

... presented today at a press briefing at the annual meeting of the EuropeanAssociation for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Brussels: The total cost of more than 10 million individuals with type 2 diabetesin the countries studied was 29 billion Euros, which represents up to 7.4% or anaverage of 5% of the t...

Review identifies factors leading to better outcome for some metastatic breast cancer patients

...erican Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in May,other scientists reported preliminary results of an ongoing randomized clinicaltrial that demonstrated no survival difference between a high-dose treatmentgroup and a "standard" dose group of metastatic breast cancer patients after anaverage o...

1999 AAPS Annual Meeting abstracts debut online

...ary feature. While searching the database, annual meeting attendees canbuild a personal itinerary for the me...ion to the contributed paper abstractsand the full meeting program. The online, print and CD-ROM versions of the 1999 AAPS Annual Meeting abstractsare released...

Cedars-Sinai pediatrician to receive award for his contributions to international child health

... to Dr. Sola on Oct. 12 during the Academy'sannual meeting in Washington, D.C. Because he believes that the survival and well-being of infants depends upon thequality of education received by their health-care providers, Dr. Sola has longbeen committed to developing training programs for neonatal physicians ...

NIAID spearheads collaborative network for clinical research on immune tolerance

...lishment of the network represents a major step in meeting therecommendations of the congressionally mandated Diabetes Research Working Groupand other NIH advisory panels, and is indicative of NIAID's commitment toimproving health for patients with a broad range of immune-mediated diseases." Participating wi...

The Niemann Pick C Lesion and the role of intracellular lipid sorting in humandisease

(1)A NIH campus event. (2)The meeting will consist of a three-day workshop whosegoal will be to bring together scientists from widely ranging and relevant areasof research related to NP-C. (3) An intellectual climate similar to that of theGordon conferences will be fostered and speakers ...

Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at National Acoustics meeting

...early 7000 members. This is the second major ASA meeting of the year--thelast one was held in Berlin last March as a joint meeting with two Europeanacoustics societies. PRESS LUNCHEON AT COLUMBUS MEETING On Tuesday, November 2 f...

Young children who are in regular contact with farm animals are less likely to develop allergies later in life

...0. The study, which was presented on Monday at the meeting of theEuropean Respiratory Society (ERS) in Madrid, was a joint effort, by thePaediatric Pulmonology Department of the children's hospital and the PublicHealth Department of the city of Salzburg, under the responsibility of Dr JosefRiedler. The paren...

Doppler ultrasound can reduce hospital stays

...sentation Monday (Oct. 11)at the annual scientific meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Much like the technology that allows physicians to visualize a babywithin a pregnant mother or helps meteorologists follow weather patterns, theDoppler ultrasound provides detailed information on ...

Global prevention, funding and accountability debated in fight against HIV/AIDS

...esource allocation. Some of the highlights of this meeting include: Consequences of a fragmented response to a global crisis In his keynote speech opening the Vienna conference, former US Secretary ofHealth and Human Services Louis Sullivan argued that a "better balance offinancial and human resources made...

Results of NUVANCE phase I/II asthma trial presented

...resented today at the European Respiratory Society meeting in Madrid, Spain. "Asthma has reached epidemic growth levels. IL-4 inhibition may change the way physicians think about asthma," said Dr. Larry Borish, associate professor in medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center and principal investigato...

Duke study: The heavier the mom at delivery, the more likely baby will be delivered by cesarian section

...dy for presentation Monday (Oct. 12) at the annual meeting of theAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists. Bell reviewed the medical records of 2,493 mothers who gave birth atDuke University Hospital and whose height and weight was taken over a 16-monthperiod, and found that 833, or one third, received ...

Each hour while they sleep, more than 26% of all Europeans stop breathing at least five times during ten seconds

...h were reported Wednesday morning at the 9thannual meeting of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and which areapplicable to Europe as a whole, the Spanish doctors followed a well triedprotocol conforming to the best international standards. The investigators first visited the participants at home to inqu...

New approach to imaging separates thought from perception

...tional experiments Oct. 24and 26 during the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Miami Beach,Fla...r only a smallpart of the brain at any time.At the meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the researchers will discusstheir most recent experiments. They hav...

Hartford Institute/AACN award honors nursing schools for innovative gerontology education

...d recently inceremonies at AACN's fall semi-annual meeting in Washington, D.C. to six nursingschools that exh...er and showcase nursing schools inthe forefront of meeting their responsibilities to adequately prepare studentsthrough outstanding geriatric curricula. We ar...

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