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Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective

... programming and established a three-hour-per-week requirement that will take effect later this year....

Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought

...d. "Implicit in such long-term applications is the requirement that thepolymer does not perturb the various protein structures and trigger an unwantedbiological response that would lead to rejection." One of the current problems in the design of biomaterials is that thereis no direct correlation between a mater...

The Problem With Fen-Phen

...idered to beimportant. And apparently there was no requirement for phentermine's label to beupdated 20 years ago when it was first shown to be an MAO inhibitor," he said. "The new findings also probably explain why only a handful of the tensof millions of patients outside America who took drugs in the fe...

You Don't Need To Make Sperm Or Even Be Alive To Be A Father

...rm to be usedafter his death. But there is no such requirement in the US, leading to concernsthat sperm could be "stolen" from a man who had no intention of reproducing. This has inspired a bill placed before the New York state legislature byRoy Goodman, a Republican state senator. It requires prior writ...

First Trial Comparing Adderall To Ritalin For ADHD Shows It To Be Longer-Lasting, Equally As Effective

...ting a mid-daydose of ADHD medication in school, a requirement that is intrusive, potentiallystigmatizing and often results in poor compliance, Pelham said. Ritalin isabsorbed quickly, and its effects begin to diminish after three hours. Thisstudy was designed to compare the ability of the two drugs to control...

Insurance Restrictions On Acne Drug Are Outmoded And Costly

...n't this demand fornon-acne use of Retin A, so the requirement for prior authorization is adinosaur."...

UNC-CH nutrition expert says nation should regulate some diet supplements

... industry years ago. "In addition, with no requirement to show efficacy or safety, corporateinvestments in research and development of better nutraceuticals are unlikelybecause competitors can jump in without having to amortize the costs of suchresearch," he said. "Although DSHEA has fostered a situation...

NIH funds unique diabetes program that combines research with technology development

...ng on specific genes in cells that circumvents the requirement for any prior knowledge of the naturally occurring transcription factors for that gene."Current therapies for diabetes and obesity are woefully inadequate, and I think it is going to take something bold like this program project to change that," Newg...

Hartford Institute/AACN award honors nursing schools for innovative gerontology education

...ating a gerontological nursing course in 1992 as a requirement for all baccalaureate nursing students, the university has continued to integrate concepts of health promotion and disease prevention as they relate to aging throughout the curriculum. The required course emphasizes the role of the nurse in meeting...

Long distance medical tracking of Mt. Everest climbers could be used by doctors in monitoring patients

...s commercially viable because of its low-bandwidth requirement and the use of commercial off-the-shelf products. The communication conduit is already in place in the form of ISDN lines and the Internet. The software needed is readily available and affordable. Satava said the most expensive element is the hardwar...

Toward a better burger: "Where's the selenium?"

...high enough to supply more than one day's selenium requirement in a modest 100 gram serving of beef (approximately the size of a hamburger patty)." In contrast, the average burger contains only about one-third of the daily selenium requirement, Finley said. Researchers consider the finding important in light of...

No evidence that large numbers of physicians are leaving California, say UCSF researchers

...1994 to 190 per 100,000 in 2000. This is above the requirement set forth by the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME), according to the report titled The Practice of Medicine in California: A Profile of the Physician Workforce, the third in a series released by the UCSF Center for Health Professions' Cal...

College freshmen more politically liberal than in the past, UCLA survey reveals

... in 1989. Contributing in part to this rise is the requirement of community service for graduation from many high schools, which has increased from 23.2 to 28.2 percent since the item was first asked in 1998. Interracial interaction hits record high Interracial interaction among freshmen reached a record high, w...

Study shows synthetic pheromone in womens perfume increases intimate contact with men

...s research with McCoy in fulfillment of the thesis requirement for her masters degree. Ive always been interested in subconscious signals between men and women and how they can affect sexual chemistry, said Pitino. This was an opportunity for me to study this phenomenon scientifically. The study was conducted fo...

Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI) issues first recommendation to FDA

...sfy the agencys good manufacturing practices (GMP) requirement to demonstrate adequacy of mixing to assure uniformity and homogeneity. The recommendation, The Use of Stratified Sampling of Blend and Dosage Units to Demonstrate Adequacy of Mix for Powder Blends, represents an extensive effort by PQRIs Blend Unif...

Audiovisual recording of oral consent for illiterate populations (p 1406)

...te people. Informed consent is a legal and ethical requirement of most research in human beings, but obtaining proof of consent in illiterate populations is difficult. Oscar Benitez from the Guarani Indians Project, Paris, France, and colleagues used Audiovisual Documentation of Oral Consent (ADOC: video and aud...

Choline prevents liver failure in patients on IV nutrition

... therefore, alcoholics have a much greater choline requirement and are more likely to be choline deficient. Research studies elsewhere are investigating the use of choline in alcoholics to assess whether choline supplementation may prevent cirrhosis. ...

New diagnostic faecal test could identify colorectal cancer

...right-side of the colon. Nevertheless, despite the requirement for rapid stool processing, our approach might ultimately prove suitable for population screening, either alone or in combination with other tests."...

Annals of Internal Medicine: 75 years of medical history

...ipated in the first group that in 1978 set uniform requirement standards for submissions. Today, those standards are accepted by more than 500 journals. Annals of Internal Medicine has continued to provide a forum for discussion of concerns that affect all medical journals, such as criteria for authorship, ident...

Study shows flavored milk gives kids more calcium but not fat & calories

...lk moustache," they may not be getting their daily requirement of calcium. But a "milk moustache" of pink or brown is also a good indicator of a healthy child. Flavored milk, it turns out, is a way to give children the calcium they need, in a form they'll actually drink, without adding extra fat and sugar to the...

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(Date:4/22/2014)... MD, April 22, 2014: The Association for Molecular ... The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics on recommendations ... baccalaureate and master,s levels of education. The report ... Curriculum Task Force of the AMP Training and ... critical need of educating future medical laboratory scientists ...
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