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UCSF Psychiatry Department receives grant to study innovative drug and substance abuse treatments

...mation that could influence how services are being organized and lead topolicy decisions," she said. "It's part of the larger issue of we have people who are mentally ill anddrug addicted. Where and how is the best way to take care of them."...

Cedars-Sinai researchers present findings suggesting link between high soy diet and eventual developmental changes in children

...he life span, when tissues in our bodies are being organized in utero and in the first months of life, there is... sex hormones are very important in getting things organized properly," he said. "These hormones influence the way the brain is organized, the way the reproducti...

New book asks ethical questions about human subjects research

...' to Relationships: Re-examining Research Ethics," organized by King, Dr. Gail Henderson, also professor of social medicine, and Dr. Jane Stein, a public health adjunct faculty member. The five case studies presented during that conference, along with new case material and essays on research ethics, are featu...

1999 American Heart Association 72nd Scientific Sessions kit memo

... numbers are included. News conferences have been organized by subject, to profile emerging research trends or topics of special importance to the public. Each 45 minute news conference offers brief presentations to the media by three to five speakers on their research that is being presented at Sessions. Th...

Federal institutes and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation create Tobacco Use Research Centers

...eeffort over five years. With each center organized around a special theme, researchers willtackle a wide range of studies that include culture, genetics, animal models ofbehavior, and innovative treatments. Investigators will study the prevention oftobacco use, initiation of tobacco use, and addictio...

New DNA chip method could improve cancer diagnosis

...re the first to apply it to gene analysis. The SOM organized the bone marrow samples into two distinct clusters based onthe expression pattern of the 6,817 genes. When scientists compared the twoclusters to the known AML and ALL classes, the data matched effectively,suggesting that this was a fast, viable and...

Conference convenes on ibogaine, a controversial drug to treat heroin addiction

...issues concerning its use. The conference was organized by Kenneth Alper MD, Assistant Professor,Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Alper hasrecently published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature on a series ofibogaine-treatment cases. The conference progra...

UCSF researchers discover new piece of puzzle in cancer development

...e recently established UCSFCancer Center, which is organized by tissue site, the researchers said. The other co-author of the study was Peter R. Carroll, MD, UCSF professor andchairman of the Department of Urology and member of the UCSF Cancer Center. The UCSF study was funded by CAPCure, the American Foundati...

UI study indicates physicians' questions are often not pursued

...is team tabulated 1,101 questions. The researchers organized these questions into topics and general types anddetermined some key trends. Doctors had the most questions about drugprescriptions, obstetrics and gynecology, and adult infectious diseases. Themost common types of questions were the causes of sympt...

Seniors need group housing, not homes

...hare at least one meal a day andmay have access to organized social activities; assisted-living arrangements, inwhich residents might have some supervision, housekeeping services, mealpreparation and intermittent personal care services; and personal careassisted-living facilities, which offer private living qu...

Self-assembly of new microstructured material defies textbook physics

...ng intheir experience prepared them for the highly organized structures Ramos sawwhen the two were mixed. "The controlled manufacture of these microarrays couldmimic and exploit the remarkable organization seen in many naturalbiomaterials," says coauthor Philip Nelson, PhD, a professor of physics at Penn. T...

New strategy recommended to combat hepatitis

... totwice as long. The results of this large effort organized by the EuropeanConcerted Action on Viral Hepatitis (EUROHEP) appears in the July issue ofHEPATOLOGY, the monthly peer-reviewed journal of the American Association forthe Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). More than 300 million patients worldwide and ov...

Collective action for doctors

..., she replies, areprofessionals, too, yet they are organized and routinely strike. Others saystriking doctors would deprive the public of essential services and causehardship or even death. But, she answers, most health-care services arenon-essential, and physicians could strike without withholding emergency c...

Pediatrician will work to cut sexually transmitted diseases

...easonable cost and to improve the way services are organized and provided topeople with chronic health problems. The foundation also concentrates onreducing the personal, social and economic harm caused by tobacco, alcohol anddrug abuse....

Learning with a digital brain

... Sylvius, includes more than 1,500 such images, organized into fourmodules: surface anatomy, sectional anatomy, a brainstem module and an indexlisting of some 200 structures. In the index, mouse-clicking on a structurename calls up an image with that structure highlighted in color. The programalso include...

New cancer treatment facility opens

...he Laurance S. Rockefeller Outpatient Pavilion are organized by "disease teams" rather than by thetraditional surgical or medical outpatient offices. A disease team includessurgical, medical, and radiation oncologists, pathologists, nurses, and otherhealth professionals with expertise in a particular type of ...

UI Study Yields Encouraging Results For New Breast Cancer Treatment

.... "All we can be sure of isthat some of the first organized comparative trials to test this approachfailed, and this is certainly not the first time this has happened in the fieldof oncology. "Within the high-dose chemotherapy range, therapies of lower intensity do notappear effective," Gingrich said. "We n...

Active Aging Makes A Difference: World Health Day 1999 Set April 7

...ative, "Healthy Aging, HealthLiving -- Start Now," organized by PAHO and the American Association for WorldHealth. Panelists include Julia Alvarez, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to theUnited Nations; Dr. Robert Butler, president of the International LongevityCenter; Marta Larraechea de Frei, First Lady ...

New U-M Analysis Of Brain At Work

...onflicting information. "How the frontal cortex is organized is a question of tremendous interest," saysSmith, ...esearch. "Our analysis suggests that it is partly organized by thetype of information being processed, and partly by the type of operation beingperformed---eith...

An Ergonomically Redesigned Analgesia Delivery Device Proves Safer And More Efficient

...em dialogue structure, and controls were spatially organized based on functionality. Lin et al (in press) provides a detailed coverage of the interface analysis and the features of the redesigned interface. An experiment was conducted, with nursing students as the subjects, to compare the existing interface to...

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