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Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches

...ance in normal eating conditions," Klein said. "In our study, we used plate waste or the percentage of a product that was consumed during the usual lunch programs as a proxy for acceptance. If students consumed the same amount or more of the test product than the usual one, then we can conclude that the ...

UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service

... School of Medicine. "We undertook a study of what our colleagues in North Carolina did because despite a tradition of community service and a common but often unspoken belief in its value in medical education, few data exist on U.S. physicians' service involvement in community activities outside of char...

New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack

...oss of blood flow," says Dr. Molkentin. "Although our study was in a mouse model and looked at the heart, studies in cell culture indicate similar benefits when blood flow causes injury to the brain, kidney and liver. The data support clinical trials. Cyclosporin already has been tested in humans and ...

Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo

... will need to wait years to follow the progress of our patient participants," Buzdar says. Details of the trial result, slated for the June issue of the journal, were posted online Feb. 28 because of interest in the study. Preliminary results of the trial were presented in June, 2004 at the annual meetin...

Consumers with disabilities empowered by American Disabilities Act

...ties has an impact on life satisfaction. "However our findings do indicate that the implementation of the ADA is incomplete, especially educating consumers with disabilities about their consumer rights," the authors conclude....

Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment

...ortunately, by then we will have once again fouled our nest." ...

Primary care office strategies may increase colon cancer screening

...echnical assistance," the authors wrote. "Overall, our results suggest that use of an office systems approach toward improving CRC screening behavior in real-world primary care practices is feasible and effective enough to warrant considering wider dissemination." (Arch Intern Med. 2005; 165: 661 666. ...

Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine

...s we face. I believe strongly that we can address our share of the crisis in health care today by return...ing an intervention," the authors found. "Although our respondents reported being pitted between conflicting obligations, most of them found overt ways of ...

Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study

... "We hope that academic medical centers will view our findings as an opportunity for improvement and a stimulus for developing guidelines for their advertising procedures," said Larson "If they are going to advertise, we would like to see them promote evidence-based services or at least those likely to...

Fat may promote inflammation, new study suggests

...rstand the link between obesity and heart disease, our study suggests that inflammatory proteins produced by fat itself may play a role." The study, to be published in the April issue of the American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism, evaluated whether inflammatory proteins produced by ...

Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients

...er more data to confirm these characteristics, and our group will carry out further studies of how plaques develop and rupture. Someday OCT may provide information that will guide treatments to prevent plaque rupture and its disastrous consequences." Jang is an associate professor of Medicine at Harvar...

Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack

...nors, and grow in large quantities in the lab. In our experiment, the treatment regimen is relatively simple, requiring only injection."...

Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned

...y detection of lung cancer with CT may save lives, our results lead us to be very cautious, because there's a chance that we may be doing more harm than good," Dr. Swensen said. No professional health organizations currently recommend CT screening for lung cancer....

NHS target driven culture is failing patients

...d require an approach that is as evidence based as our approach to prescribing," he concludes. "How many such stories lurk in the corridors of today's NHS, and what do they tell us?" asks Fiona Godlee, BMJ Editor. "If this is, as Gannon implies, a result of recent reforms, what can we expect from the nex...

Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes

... that more studies need to be conducted to further our understanding about the effects of periodontal treatment on preterm birth....

First mouse model for multiple system atrophy points to new treatment targets for brain diseases

...l therapies for Multiple System Atrophy as part of our drug discovery program for Parkinson's disease, MSA, and related disorders," says Lee....

Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea

...ecause so many are undiagnosed, we should increase our efforts to identify them and provide the appropriate advice and treatment."...

Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors

...tor there is resource use that was not included in our analyses. For example, our analyses of costs for the juvenile justice system included detention but not court costs or probatio...

Can you read my mind? W.M. Keck Foundation funds innovative brain research at Carnegie Mellon

...udies, for a total of $1 million. "If successful, our research will result in a significant advance in t...cur when a person reads a sentence. "We can train our machine learning programs by showing them activity from one person's brain. It looks at other activi...

RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level

How do we use our eyes to perceive the world? Could eye movements be windows into human cognition? Scientist Jeff Pelz thinks so. The director of the Visual Perception Laboratory at Rochester Institute of Technology studies the link between eye movements and cogniti...

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