Tag: "national" at medical news
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...ZDV and 3TC in November 1995, in part because of a national
study Eron led and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Indinavir has been approved for about a year. "The people who should be thanked and congratulated for this study and others like it are the people who participated in the trials," ...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...or presentation at the American Chemical Society's national
meeting. Toone's research is supported by the National Institutes of Health,the Camille Dreyfus Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Molecular binding events control many biological processes within ourbodies, from the activity ...
Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
...d Auffrey who willpresent his work at two upcoming national
conferences. The firstis Nov. 6 at the Association for Collegiate Schools of Planningmeeting in Ft. Lauderdale, followed by a Nov. 12 presentation atthe American Public Health Association meeting in Indianapolis. Auffrey said the areas doing "someth...
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process
...anaged by Princeton University, is a collaborative national
center for plasma science and technology leading to an attractive fusion energy source. Earlier this fall, PPPL and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed an interagency agreement to jointly develop new pasteurization methods that use radi...
Chemists Closing In On Commercial Potential Of Alkanes
... The Berkeley Lab is a U.S. Department of Energy national
laboratory locatedin Berkeley, California. It conducts unclassified scientific research and ismanaged by the University of California....
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...e says. Calling thesituation "urgent," Reddy says national
and international health agencies mustcoordinate risk-reduction efforts to head off the current epidemic. The projected increase in cardiovascular disease will be economicallydisastrous, Reddy says. Creating adequate facilities to care for ...
Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
...men. Conrad notes such figures are consistent with national
statistical findings.The research was supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson FoundationHealth Care Financing and Organization Initiative....
ACS Industry Pavilion Features Chemistry's Cutting Edge
...Exhibit Hall 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 relie...
Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
...lleagues 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...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
...eneficial and detrimental. It will provide both a national
health statusreport and possibly provide an early ...has conducted the National Runners' HealthStudy, a national
prospective epidemiological study of 56,000 runners. Thesurvey has played a prominent role in the o...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
...ated issues 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 fi...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
...s found that when they looked at the original 1988 national
survey data they found that higher taxes were indeed linked to lower teen-age smoking rates. But when they also analyzed data from the survey's two biennial followups, and when they eliminated 8th graders from the sample -- 95 percent of whom had no...
Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes
...code of marketing substitutes for breast milk into national
legislation. Secondly, he suggests that monitorin...ssociation' by allying themselves with prestigious national
bodies, such as by sponsoring a paediatric conference. Finally, Costello accepts that, as with anti...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
...presented 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 ...
National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA
...dvocates of safer pharmaceuticalshave called for a national
office of drug safety to monitor the adverse effec...ization, and 100,000 die." One major job of thenew national
office, the authors say, should be first to develop "reliableestimates of deaths and serious injurie...
Unhealthy Lifestyles Not Primary Cause Of High Mortality Rates
...rs on the risk of dying in the next 7.5 years in a national
sample of 3,617 adults who were first interviewed in 1986. The researchers found that those with low levels of income and education were significantly more likely both to engage in risky health behaviors and to die. For example, compared wit...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...pproaches used to implementthe programs, and a new national
survey is needed to track these measures, thecommi...s to improve theavailability of information on the national
and state levels about how manychildren are covered by insurance, their use of health care services,...
Intervention can help reduce risky sexual behavior, according to results published in Science
...or resistance to AIDS drugs; aproposal to create a national
tissue bank with which to track HIV eradication;an overview of what remains to be done in the race to defeat HIV; and Thailand'ssuccesses and difficulties in that nation's response to HIV. Please note: A related news conference will take place on Th...
Study Reveals Possible Clue For Racial Differences In Prevalence Of High Blood Pressure
...ificant contributor to a condition that is a major national
health problem.Co-authors include Carmine Cardillo, M.D.; Crescence M. Kilcoyne R.N., M.S. andRichard O. Cannon III M.D. Media advisory: Dr. Panza can be reached by phone at 301-496-2634....
About The Care Of Patients Before They Are Admitted To Intensive Care
...say that the findings need to be investigated on a national
scale to ascertain the full extent of the problem and advocate an national
confidential inquiry. They suggest that one way of dealing with the problem may be to increase the...
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