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Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players

... of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Cuba's pro players despite their modest $15-a-month salaries generate little profit for the state. Except, that is, for the dozens of stars who have been allowed to accept foreign contracts since the 1990s under a program to cut defections. The Cuban state co...

NYU Child Study Center and The Bear Stearns Charitable Foundation launch outreach campaign

...going threat of terrorism. The spots were created pro bono by BBDO New York. "The threat of terrorism is an inescapable reality, especially in cities such as New York," said NYU Child Study Center Director Harold S. Koplewicz, MD. "Everywhere we turn, we find a vivid reminder of the dangers we face ...

Reduced scarring helps nerves grow through spinal injuries

...erve fiber growth. Decorin inhibits the action of pro - inflammatory molecules released in spinal cord injuries, called transforming growth factors, which are thought to promote the formation of scar tissue. Researchers in the study infused decorin directly into the injury site in rats with a mini-pump...

Duke Cancer Center, ABC2 join to test brain cancer drugs

...lable to them," said Darell Bigner, M.D., director pro tempore of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. The protocol invites researchers from any venue academia, corporations and government agencies to submit compounds to Duke for immediate screening, free of charge. "Such an offer is highly unusua...

Screening the controversy continues

...rials were flawed polarised discussion between the pro and anti screening camps, Dr Chris de Wolf, a consultant in cancer screening services from Geneva University, told the briefing. "Polarisation brings in emotional elements and this is blurring scientific objectivity. It is important in the current di...

DFG to support twelve new Clinical Research Units

...n their careers and doing way with career-oriented pro forma research, which does not serve the purpose of scientific advancement but that of vocational qualification. Against this background, the memorandum calls for a separation of the purely clinical career from the scientific career among medical sci...

Millennium, Aventis Pharma form novel alliance

...around 90,000 people in 120 countries and recorded pro forma sales in 1998 of euro 21 billion (US $ 21.65 billion). Aventis was launched in December 1999 through the merger of Hoechst AG and Rhône-Poulenc S.A. Aventis Pharma AG is the pharmaceutical company of Aventis S.A. Aventis Pharma is dedicat...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... most popular vaccine brands for children may not be ... some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market ... to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. ... driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a ... science and of mathematics at the U. of I. ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer ... and isolation. , However, new research a project ... Americans for six years found that Internet use ... by more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very ... professor of telecommunication, information studies and media who led ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on ... review today examining the current state of knowledge of ... for improved global surveillance strategies to combat the emergence ... Ebola in West Africa that has claimed the lives ... Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), ...
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