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Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...ing soy in the state's school lunch programs. The program
is a joint effort with the Illinois Soybean Checko...human nutrition at Illinois. "The goal of the ISOY program
was to show that products made from soy ingredients can help reduce fat, cholesterol, and calorie in...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...n half of either group said that their practice or program
publicly supported their volunteer work, the physician said. The most frequently reported community services were giving talks on health-related and other topics, working with community groups on local issues including health-related ones and partici...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...on leave from Pitt to work as a senior scholar and program
officer in the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and his colleagues developed detailed written synopses from 36 detailed diagnostically challenging cases from patient records at the University of Illi...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...hers and public health experts are included on the program
for the April 11 and 12 symposium, "Remembering Polio: The History and Future of Vaccine Development." In some ways, the fear of polio was as terrifying as the disease itself, with parents overprotecting their children and communities shutting down p...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
...eurocrine's small molecule MC4 receptor antagonist program
in animal models relevant for cachexia," said Alan C Foster, Ph.D., Neurocrine Fellow and head of Neurocrine's neuroscience group. Neurocrine is a San Diego-based company that is developing medications related to weight regulation. "We hope to adva...
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
...ork for industrial chemicals, known as the "REACH" program
(Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals). Under the program, both European and non-European manufacturers doing business in Europe must submit more extensive toxicity data for about 30,000 chemicals on the market. In contrast with...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...o accept foreign contracts since the 1990s under a program
to cut defections. The Cuban state collects about 80 cents of every dollar they make from their foreign teams. "Exploitation means that someone other than the laborer receives the value gained from work performed," Baird said. "These foreign contrac...
Organizational traits associated with quality patient care are essential to home care nursing
...ee Rutgers campuses. The college offers a master's program
with unique practitioner specialties and the only doctoral (Ph.D) nursing degree in New Jersey....
Corrected metabolism leads to health benefits and weight loss
A revolutionary weight loss program
that balances metabolism and hormone levels has st...General Practitioner. The Metabolism Correcting program
begins when people who enroll are given a series of blood tests that measure 28 factors that relate ...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...tudies, a graduate of the UCLA clinical psychology program
and lead author of the study. While other bullying...nsultant to the effective "Cool Tools" safe school program
at UCLA's Corinne A. Seeds University Elementary School, designed by Safe School Specialist Ava de l...
The Gerontological Society of America announces Hartford Fellowship recipients
...of the prestigious Hartford Doctoral Fellowship, a program
funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, adminis... projects over the next two years. This fellowship program
is a component of the nationwide Geriatric Social Work Initiative, which seeks to expand the trainin...
First mouse model for multiple system atrophy points to new treatment targets for brain diseases
...tiple System Atrophy as part of our drug discovery program
for Parkinson's disease, MSA, and related disorders," says Lee....
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...d need to be averted annually to make a full-scale program
of syringe exchange and disposal for IDUs economic...experimented with NEPs. The most carefully studied program
was in New Haven, Conn., where researchers estimated that the HIV and hepatitis B transmission rates...
Kandel pays tribute to Hubel's and Wiesel's 25-year partnership and work in neurobiology & vision
...ademy's new lecture series, "Readers & Writers" a program
highlighting important science books and their authors. Two Beautiful Minds Are Better Than One Taking a cue from their book (the work contains biographical information and a collection of their most vital research papers prefaced by newly written...
New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders
... a result. The computer-guided self-help treatment program
for Bulimia has real potential to be utilised in routine clinical practice - especially as a first step to care." Only three short sessions of 20 minutes of clinician time is required to introduce the use of the CD-ROM, compared with a typical indiv...
Tracking trends in cochlear implant complications using a federal database
...py, they remain expensive and require an extensive program
of accompanying therapy, according to background information in the article. The researchers suggest that to insure the best outcome from the necessary investment of time and money, patients and clinicians need independent, third-party data sources t...
Scientist works on innovative treatments for brain tumors
...s on research, the center provides a comprehensive program
for patient care, and is the first center in the state to offer Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery, a knifeless approach to brain surgery and radiation therapy....
Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
... create the Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Network, a program
dedicated to reducing tobacco use through evidence...nces' Center for Applied Public Health (CAPH). The program
represents a collaboration of the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Cente...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...r cavities and will help decide which oral hygiene program
best suits them. The dentist will be able to explain to the parent how often the child should be brushing as well as provide flossing instructions for the child. "Brushing should begin when the first tooth erupts," says lead author of the report Jan...
TB Alliance announces new drug discovery program with GlaxoSmithKline
...to improve the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). The program
significantly enhances the TB drug pipeline by add...c drug pipeline. The compounds from this discovery program
may attack the bacillus in new ways, overcoming resistant strains and speeding time to cure. The TB...
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