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New dental anesthetic promises better pain control for patients

... Reader is discussing commercialization plans with private companies. The composition will have to undergo further clinical trials for FDA approval, but mannitol is routinely used in medicine, so he expects speedy approval....

Lawrence Livermore Lab pioneers advanced radiation treatment for cancer

... clinically to plan and deliver these radiotherapy plans with greater confidence." Multi-Disciplinary Capability Produced Peregrine Making Peregrine a reality required the expertise of Livermore researchers from a number of disciplines, including physicists, computer scientists and electrical engine...

'Unheralded safety net' providing state health practitioners for under-served areas

...States that provide scholarships, loan forgiveness plans and incentives to doctors and others to practice i...of safety net initiatives nor overlooked in future plans to further improve health-care access."...

More protests against abortion pill

...n for Pharmacia would not comment on the company's plans for misoprostol, but says it has recently lost patent protection for the drug and that other companies could produce it. Stephen Fielding, who has studied misoprostol at the University of Rochester in New York, says the drug has so many uses that the...

Health clubs not fit for cardiac emergencies

... percent had no written medical emergency response plans available. Eighty-two percent of the health club staffs were unaware of the American Heart Association recommendations, which were published in two medical journals. However, McInnis says his research indicates a need for other methods of distribut...

Impulsiveness, aggression, alcohol and adolescents

...serotonin responsiveness by adulthood." Soloff plans to further study the serotonin system using positron emission tomography (PET) neuroimaging, where metabolic changes can be "visualized." He believes this research will ultimately reveal more about where in the brain impulsivity is controlled, how s...

Stress levels can affect success of pneumonia vaccinations

... remember this when they make plans for getting their annual flu and pneumonia vaccinations, explains lead author of the report, Ron Glaser, professor of molecular virology, immunology a...

"Dutch Nobel Prize" for three researchers

...ies. Professor Van Dishoeck is currently promoting plans for a new telescope in Chile to observe radiation at millimetre wavelengths (the ALMA project). She was one of the first researchers to recognise the major possibilities opened up by "millimetre astronomy". In the coming years, Professor Van Dishoe...

Wake Forest professor to evaluate managed care patient protection laws

...d care protection laws. Hall said he first plans to develop a detailed index of patient protection ...uch of the first year of the study. Second, he plans to use the Community Tracking Survey - also being done with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funding -...

Free radicals mediate arsenic's harmful effects

...ted to chronic arsenic exposure," says Dr. Hei. He plans to extend the study to determine the source of these radical species, in particular the role of mitochondria in mediating the genotoxic effects of arsenic....

Nabi StaphVAX elicits antibodies with in vitro activity against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains

...ltastaph given 14 days apart. Later this year Nabi plans to initiate a therapeutic clinical trial of Altastaph in adult patients with S. aureus bacteremia....

Majority of patients in point-of-service health plans never use self-referral option for specialty care

... However, the majority of patients enrolled in POS plans never use their self-referral option, according to...ost comprehensive analysis of POS health insurance plans in the United States. The findings, which appear in the May 2, 2001 issue of the Journal of the Amer...

Rutgers researchers developing technology to help New Jersey farmers "grow" pharmaceuticals

...up led by Rutgers Professor of Biology Ilya Raskin plans to partner with New Jersey farmers through Phytomedics, Inc., a Middlesex County company he founded in 1996, to grow plants for their therapeutic benefits rather than their food value. Dayton-based Phytomedics (phyto means "plant" in Greek) is curre...

Sergio Lombroso Award in Cancer Research presented to

... use by the scientist. Dr. Pandolfi added that he plans to use part of the funding to develop joint research projects with scientists and graduate students from the Weizmann Institute. Dr. Pandolfi dedicated his scientific presentation to the memory of his mother, who died of lung cancer, and expressed co...

Increased use of prescription drugs - especially new ones - outpaces price hikes as source of cost increase

HMOs and other managed care plans see sharper cost jumps than traditional insurance ...of Michigan study confirms. Managed care insurance plans designed to contain health care costs are actually seeing the biggest jumps in prescription drug cos...

Examining The Science Behind Nutraceuticals: Proceedings of the AAPS Dietary Supplements Forum

...ry Supplement Health Education Act (DSHEA) and FDA plans for its implementation Current status and challenges of validating the health benefits and risks of dietary supplements Challenges of educating both health care professionals and consumers about dietary supplements Extraction methods, analytical c...

Society of Nuclear Medicine launches Virtual Library

...ck and a technologist track are being offered. Our plans call for an extensive library of sessions, including those from our expanded upcoming Mid-Winter education program, and additional sessions including posters from the Annual Meeting, noted Johnson. Webcasts will be on the SNM Virtual Library site for...

Polymer could allow oral delivery of insulin to diabetics

...eing reported until now, says Peppas. Foss says he plans to make sure the polymer works by testing on more animals and then seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin testing on humans....

New antimalaria drug succeeds in first animal tests

...osner's group has designed and synthesized. Future plans include having a manufacturer produce a kilogram of the carboxyphenyl trioxane, which is completely synthetic, under "good manufacturing practice" conditions for testing in larger animals and in humans....

Pipelines, storage containers may spread MTBE throughout Midwest

...Environmental Protection Agency recently announced plans to reduce or eliminate use of MTBE. It could be replaced with ethanol, another oxygenate, or specially formulated gasoline with fewer smog-causing emissions. The study was funded by grants from the university....

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