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Injecting Drugs With Sound Waves

...tle, 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 . Using Ultrasound To Inject Insulin, E...

Over 6,000 Technical Presentations Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Boston, August 23 - 27

...sedhere August 23 through 27 at the 216th national meeting of the American ChemicalSociety, the world's large...turing more than 225 companies will be openfree to meeting registrants and $25 for non-registrants in the Hynes ConventionCenter Halls C and D. Hours are 9 a....

Modafinil Improves The Quality Of Life Of Narcolepsy Patients

... the Associated ProfessionalSleep Societies (APSS) meeting in New Orleans found that modafinil, anexperimental, wake-promoting drug, has been shown to provide clinicallymeaningful health-related quality-of-life benefits and maintains thisimprovement over an extended period, without the debilitating side effe...

Study Finds St. John's Wort Can Cut Alcohol Consumption

...esday (June 23) in Hilton Head, S.C.,at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. He also willpresent them in Copenhagen next week at a meeting of the International Societyof Biomedical Research on Alcoholism. St. John's wort, or Hyperi...

Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education

...the study here today (June 23, 1998) at the annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. The case-control study involved 108 singleton babies born at, or less than, 28 weeks gestation at Children's Hospital of Buffalo, a regional neonatal intensive-care center, betwe...

New Survey Finds Physicians Seek More Clarity In MS Diagnosis And Management

...know the results of this survey coincidedwith this meeting of the world's leading MS experts," said Humphrey Taylor,Chief Executive Officer, Louis Harris & Associates, Inc., one of the nation'sleading research and opinion groups, and senior counselor on this MS survey. "Iam confident that the findings of th...

Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems

...n the program's effectiveness July 11 at theannual meeting of the Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education. For one study, researchers recruited 72 parents whose children had beeninvolved with the juvenile courts or children services agencies in Athens,Hocking and Washington counties in ...

A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health

...Baltimore, Maryland, from August 2-6. This year's meeting is beingheld in conjunction with the American Inst...timore, Maryland, onAugust 2-6, 1998. This year's meeting is being held in conjunction with TheAmerican Institute for Biological Sciences and eight other soci...

Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser

...ho presented her findings this month at the annual meeting ofthe International Congress of Applied Psychology. As the population ages, the problem of forgetting to take the pills your doctorordered--the right number of the right kind at the right times--will affectmore and more people who are trying to manag...

Cereal Lessens Colon Cancer Risk

...findings were presented here today at the national meeting of the AmericanChemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Prior animal andhuman studies have demonstrated the value of wheat bran in the diet in reducingthe risk of colon cancer. The six-month study showed up to a 40 percent r...

New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform

...your heart was reported here today at the national meeting ofthe American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The newproduct, to be marketed as "Nu-Trim," contains high concentrations ofbeta-glucans, soluble fibers found in oats and barley that are known to lowerLDL cholesterol and to...

Medicine Becomes Monetized

...(Aug. 24) at the American Sociological Association meeting inSan Francisco. "However, it is the progressive hospitals that benefit." He notes that the poor, the underinsured, the old and the young aregoing to hospitals that are not profit-based, perhaps not as progressive orup-to-date, but are more w...

Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs

...ea of the brain. At the American Chemical Society meeting in Boston this week, two Cornell University researchers report methods for potentially delivering NGF deep within the forebrain by using a biocompatible polymer (a type of plastic). Mark Saltzman, professor of chemical engineering, has developed a p...

Alzheimers Disease Could Soon Be Treated With Nose Drops

... Frey's team will report on its findings at a meeting of the AmericanAssociation of Pharmaceutical Scientists in San Francisco in November. The nose,they say, could deliver drugs not only for Alzheimer's disease but for a rangeof other neurodegenerative conditions as well, including Parkinson's disease ...

New Data Show Evista Reduces Spinal Fractures

...iser PermanenteMedical Care Program, at the annual meeting of the European Congress onOsteoporosis in Berlin, Germany. "These data are the first to show that a selective estrogen receptor modulatorcan significantly reduce the risk of spinal fracture," said August M. Watanabe,M.D., Lilly executive vice presid...

Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell

...month at the 216th national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston. Harper and Jou compared the opinions of a human sensory panel to the scent analysis of a commercially-available el...

Penn State Chemist Identifies New Lime Aroma Component

...ial Oils of Key and PersianLimes," at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston inAugust. Her co-authors were three of her former undergraduate students, MatthewA. Wilson, Nicole R. Taylor and Aisha B. Mitchell. The Penn State researcher says, "There isn't a single compound in ...

New Short-Acting Anesthetics Cut Recovery Time

...p://www.asahq.org/AnnMtg/homepage.html">annual meeting . At the University of Chicago Hospitals, more than 50 percent of patientshaving outpatient surgery recover quickly enough to leave the operating room ina chair and completely bypass the recovery room. Moreover, they are "awake,alert, comfortable, cl...

1998 AAPS Annual Meeting Abstracts Debut Online

...n to the contributed papers abstracts and the full meeting program. The online, print and CD-ROM versions of the 1998 AAPS Annual Meeting abstracts are released as Supplements to AAPS PharmSci TM the society's forthcoming electronic journal....

Hormone Therapy Increases Survival Of High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

...sent his findings today (October 28) at the annual meeting of theAmerican Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). "Our study showed a 20 percent increase in survival after eight years for highrisk prostate cancer patients who continued to receive hormonal therapy inconjunction with radiotherapy c...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... memories? How did it make you feel? According to ... experience, such as how sad you were or how ... when you can,t stop thinking about it. , ... context of the memories, rather than how you felt, ... the negative effects of these memories, a new study ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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