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Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
...e today(March 19) at an American Heart Association meeting
in Santa Fe, N.M. Other investigators, inc... Note: Harrell can be reached through the meeting
press room at (505) 982-6615 or 982-8816 in Santa Fe today and at her office, (919) 966-4284, after ...
ACS Industry Pavilion Features Chemistry's Cutting Edge
...all of the DallasConvention Center at the national meeting
of the ACS, the world's largestscientific society, March 30 through April 1. Presentations and workshops willinclude: Nobel laureate Julius Axelrod, who will discuss his contributionto the development of the popular pain reliever, Tyl...
Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
...presented their findings heretoday at the national meeting
of the American Chemical Society, world's largestscientific society. Methylphenidate (marketed as Ritalin) is a chiral drug, meaning that itcomes in two molecular forms, one a mirror image of the other (enantiomers).Currently Ritalin, which ...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
...es will bepresented here this week at the national meeting
of the American ChemicalSociety, world's largest scientific society. DESIGNING BETA-AMYLOID PLAQUE INHIBITORS IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE With the aid of high-powered instruments, researchers at Case Western ReserveUniversity may have found the first step...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
...dings at the American Economics Association annual meeting
in Chicago in early January. The research was supported by the Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center at Cornell and the National Cancer Institute....
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
... at the Association of American Geographers annual meeting
in Boston in March....
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
... Health, Peking UnionMedical College. In a meeting
today with Professor Chunming in China, Procter & Gamble'schairman and chief executive John E. Pepper said: "We are pleased to supportthis important public health training program in China. Union School wasfounded to strengthen public health practi...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
... to him at the Washington-based Society's national meeting
next spring. "I think it's nice to aim to understand the chemistry of life. But morethan that, I want to learn from nature -- to use that chemistry to make moleculesthat are better," said Breslow, an organic chemist. "It's a terrific honor to...
Identification Of Brain Areas Could Help Eliminate Side Effects Of Pain Medication
...annual Association of University Anesthesiologists meeting
in San Francisco. Other colleagues who worked on this project include Janel Thompson, and Helen Baghdoyan, Ph.D., associate professor of anesthesia and pharmacology. This work is funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and by th...
Earliest Warning Sign Indicates Need To Test For Condition Associated With Fetal Deaths
...trics and lead author, at the 46th annual clinical meeting
of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Chorioamnionitis is associated with premature rupture of the fetal membrane and premature delivery. Both are independent risk factors for fetal death. Gugino and colleagues revie...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...sented at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting
in Chicago on June 14. The research was funded by the National Cattleman's Beef Association, the Purdue Office of Research Programs, and Penn State. In addition to Belury, members of the research team were Jack Vanden Heuvel, assistant professor of t...
V. Craig Jordan Will Present Results Of Raloxifene Breast Cancer Study At
American Society For Clinical Oncology Meeting
...taR) at the American Society for Clinical Oncology meeting
inLos Angeles on Sunday, May 17. More tha...gh 19 at theAmerican Society for Clinical Oncology meeting
at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel,Los Angeles, (213) 624-1000, or through Stacey Isaacs at Cohn & Wolf...
New Drug Prevents Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women, UCSF Researchers Report
...resented his findings today (May 18) at the annual meeting
of theAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology. UCSF researchers found that the osteoporosis prevention drug, raloxifene,drastically reduced the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women withoutindicating an increased risk of endometrial, or uterine...
ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting
...at the American Society of Clinical Oncology(ASCO) meeting
in Los Angeles, Onyx presented interim results from a Phase IItrial combining ONYX-015 with Cisplatin and 5-FU, two standard chemotherapeuticagents used in the treatment of head and neck cancers.In addition to the two patients who had complete respon...
University Of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Study Confirms Efficacy Of Taxol Regimen In The Treatment Of Advanced Lung Cancer
... These data were presented hereat the 34th annual meeting
of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. This study was designed to compare paclitaxel/carboplatin tocisplatin/etoposide. The trial enrolled 369 patients with advanced ormetastatic NSCLC between May 1995 and July 1996. One hundred seve...
Filmless System Puts X-Ray Images On The Web
...m June 4 -7 at the BaltimoreConvention Center. The meeting
will attract radiology and technology experts,administrators, finance and information officers from around the United States....
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
...d vote, on thelast day, on what it indicates. The meeting
will be at the Northland Inn,Brooklyn Park, Minn., near Minneapolis, and some public comments can be made byprior arrangement. For the full agenda, additional information or registrationinformation send a request by fax to (919) 541-0144 or call (91...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...eps to ensure that states are held accountable for meeting
the goals of thenew programs, according to two new reports from a committee of the Institute ofMedicine. Congress must devote adequate funding to track the effectiveness ofthe state programs, and federal and state officials must develop new tools to...
Wired By Words
...le, Washington. It will occur at an international meeting
devoted exclusively to the science ofacoustics: th...ers and the Westin Seattle. Anews release on the meeting
can be found at http://www.acoustics.org/press_release.html One of the most intriguing recent theor...
...ttle, Washington. It will occur at aninternational meeting
devoted exclusively to the science of acoustics: t...ers and the Westin Seattle. A news release onthe meeting
can be found at http://www.acoustics.org/press_release.html . Acoustic Surgery When one thinks of...
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