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Euroscience Open Forum 2006 launches call for proposals
...he Stifterverband fr die Deutsche Wissenschaft and other
German science-funding organisations. In its work ESOF2006 is supported by a number of committees. The Steering Committee is chaired by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Heckl, General Director of the Deutsches Museum in Munich,. Host of the conference is Wissensc...
Helping answer needs by developing specialists in autism
...developing a project to help Hoosier educators and other
professionals provide better support for children ...nitially be geared to teachers, administrators and other
personnel in local school districts. "Professionals who complete HANDS training will receive intensi...
Balance and better interactions between primary-care and specialist physicians improve US health
...lth status of the U.S. population when compared to other
industrialized countries. The study is published a...he United States has many more specialists than do other
comparable countries with better health levels," said Barbara Starfield, MD, MPH, lead author of the...
Earlier use of prostate cancer vaccines urged by Hopkins scientists
...time until the patient needs more hormone therapy, other
treatments or lives old enough to die from other
causes." "Most prostate cancer vaccines currently are tested on men whose cancers are growing and no...
Prostate cancer screening practices examined
... Journal of the National Cancer Institute and the other
in the March issue of the Journal of Urology . T...ersity School of Medicine in St. Louis and several other
institutions. Uncertainty about the need for prostate cancer screens stems from several factors. PS...
GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...he source of infection for susceptible infants and other
family members. "Pertussis is a serious and growing public health threat, and we are extremely pleased that the FDA Advisory Committee has provided a unanimous favorable recommendation for FDA approval of Boostrix," said Barbara Howe, M.D., vice pres...
SAM on the favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...nd may help reduce the risk of transmission to the other
vulnerable population, infants," concluded Dr. Rickert....
Ethical discussion should come before research
.... Cheshire Jr., M.D., from the Mayo Clinic, on the other
hand, contend that these embryos aren't a technologic fix. Instead, they say, novel methods of creating embryos have simply rephrased the questions that society must ask. "It is essential to examine which biologic attributes should define embryonic h...
Neuronal death and processing of Tau protein in Alzheimer's disease
...lational modifications of tau protein occurring in other
tauopathies (such as AD), including aberrant prote...uronal cell death) is present in AD, as well as in other
neurodegenerative diseases. In a previous study, the authors showed that tau is a substrate for the ...
Study of obese diabetics explains why low-carb diets produce fast results
...measurements of calorie intake and expenditure. In other
studies of the Atkins diet, subjects were at home ...s of low-carbohydrate diets are not known. Whether other
types of diets would have a similar impact also remains to be investigated. Other research project...
Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different
...ave a higher alcohol content by volume compared to other
beers, are typically sold in larger containers, an..., and tend to drink more alcohol, more often, than other
types of drinkers. A standard drink is generally calculated as a 12-ounce glass of beer, four-ounce...
Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women
... examine the independence of this association from other
known CVD risk factors and biomarkers," the author...ile (lowest WBC), after statistical adjustment for other
risk factors, the researchers found. "Women in the upper quartile also had a 40 percent higher risk...
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at increased risk for bone fractures
...k for fractures (except for the hip) compared with other
women in the same age group, according to an artic...arm/wrist; clinical vertebral (spine or back); and other
clinical fractures. "Using the age distribution of the entire WHI-OS cohort, we computed age-standar...
Mountain life spells longer life
...inous area almost 1000 metres above sea level; the other
two are located on the plains. But the principal l...pressure were higher among the mountain residents, other
'protective' factors must be at play. They point out that living at moderately high altitude produc...
Obesity among African-American stroke survivors increases risk factors for recurrent stroke
...rtension, dyslipidemia (high cholesterol levels or other
lipid level problems), stroke, coronary artery disease and decreased life expectancy. Sean Ruland, D.O., of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues analyzed data from African-American patients enrolled in a study of treatment for preve...
Newly discovered pathway might help in design of cancer drugs
... of DNA that is often more deadly to the cell than other
types of damage," said Greenberg. "That's how many anti-tumor medications -- medications such as mitomycin c -- work: They kill off tumors by linking up with the cancer cells' DNA and sticking its genetic code together so it dies. Our discovery take...
AACC and The Endocrine Society partner to promote patient education
...t's why we include literally thousands of links to other
credible web sites like The Hormone Foundation." ...ct of an editorial collaboration among AACC and 13 other
laboratory associations in the United States and Canada, Lab Tests Online reflects the latest thinki...
HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK
...tudy shows a faster doubling time in 2003 than the other
five. Current surveillance data shows a recent increase in infections amongst homosexual men in the UK, which may partly have come through this chain. Dr Deenan Pillay of UCL's Centre for Virology says: "Our study suggests that the HIV-1 subtype B ep...
ESMO Scientific & Educational Conference (ESEC)
...-of-the-art oncology for various tumor types Some other
special features New and updated ESMO Minimum C...mportant advances in cancer treatment presented at other
cancer conferences. Scheduled Press Conference Friday, 3 June 2005, 13:00-14:00 Topics to be confir...
Sleeping Through the Night: Children's sleep expert advises parents
...es tips on how to deal with changes in routine and other
common obstacles to a good night's sleep. She also discusses strategies for parents to improve their own sleep, highlighting common adult sleep disorders. This completely revised edition of Sleeping Through the Night also presents updated advice fro...
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