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New Elementary School Program Lowers Cardiovascular Risks In Children
findings show that a specially designed educationa...en. And we can do it with limited resources. CHIC research
results showed that both classroom-wide and small intervention groups experienced relatively similar...
Lewin Study Confirms Diabetes Treatment Centers of Americas Diabetes NetCareSM Program Improves Health Status, Reduces Medical Costs
...,an internationally recognized health care policy, research
andmanagement-consulting firm. Lewin analyzed and compared baseline and follow-upclinical and financial data from seven commercial health plans comprising360,000 covered lives and 7,000 diabetic lives to determine the short-termimpact of implementin...
A Concentration Killer: Study Shows Brain Chemistry Defect Is Key To Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 3 -- For the first time, research
directly points to adopamine production defect in adults with attention deficit hyperactivitydisorder (ADHD). The brain chemical findings could lead to more effectivetreatments for these patients who are inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. ...
Epilepsy Drug Found To Stop Cocaine's Effects In Animals
...d Stephen Dewey, theBNL neuroanatomist who led the research
team. "After all, more than a decade ofhard work w...also planning clinical trials. The animal research
was sponsored by DOE's Office of Energy Research andthe National Institute of Mental Health, with in...
A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health
...changes andecosystem disruptions continue. Patz's research
comes up once again, this timeto support the causal relationship between flooding and the degradation ofdrinking water by the likes of Cryptosporidium. The 1993 Milwaukee outbreak ofcryptosporidiosis, which sickened and even killed inhabitants of th...
Mini-Pill Increases Risk Of Chronic Diabetes In Women With History Of Diabetes During Pregnancy
...ation pills once they stopped breast-feeding. The research
team found that 169 women developed chronic diabetes during thestudy and that the risk was influenced by the type of contraception they hadused. Of the women taking the progestin-only mini-pill, an average of 26.5% peryear developed type-2 diabetes, ...
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...lthconcerns." For doctors, the implications of the research
are clear. "Consider prescribingsimpler drug regimens for busy, middle-aged patients, not for older patients,"says Park. For middle-aged people too busy to take care of their health by remembering totake their medications on time, Park suggests usin...
Researchers Begin Drug Trial In Hope Of Finding New Ways To Treat Acute Kidney
..., and 10 people die each day while waiting. Star's research
involving the drug alpha-MSH could reduce the disparity of organallocation in this country that results in unnecessary deaths. "We have foundthat alpha-MSH treatment significantly reduced renal damage and inhibited thedisease at a number of different...
Study Captures Images Of Memories Being Formed Within The Human Brain
...will later be remembered or forgotten, accordingto research
published in the Aug. 21 issue of the journal Science. Based on collaborative research
by scientists at the MassachusettsGeneral Hospital (MGH)-NMR Center in Boston, Washington University...
Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget
...uality of their later memories for the photos. The research
at Stanford was conducted by James Brewer, a gradu...John Gabrieli;radiology Professor Gary Glover; and research
associates Zuo Zhao and JohnDesmond. Gabrieli said that people with memory difficulties as a result ...
Cereal Lessens Colon Cancer Risk
...Research and the American Cancer Society. Previous research
has demonstrated that people with colon cancer hav...ing," says Yokoyama. Major funding for the research
was provided by the Kellogg Company. Dr. Davis will present his paper, AGFD 011, on Sunday, Aug.t 23...
History In The Making: The Discovery And Clinical Trials Of Viagra
What A news briefing will be held on the research
and clinical trials thatbrought about the developm... Perspectives on the history and future of Viagra research
will bepresented by a key member of the Pfizer Central Research team, at the nationalmeeting of the ...
New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform
...allace H. Yokoyama, Ph.D., a scientist at the USDA research
center in Albany,Calif., said that because of the ...sscientific journals and databases, convenes major research
conferences, andprovides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its mainoffic...
New 'Body-Friendly' Fat Substitute
...sscientific journals and databases, convenes major research
conferences, andprovides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. Its mainoffices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio....
Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs
... into the affected areas of the brain. Saltzman's research
springs from his work with neurosurgeons on the treatment of tumors by implanting pellets containing chemotherapy agents in the brain. The pellet releases programmed amounts of the drugs to a tightly confined area where the tumor has been removed. ...
Unsticking The "Glue" In Blood Cells Could Save Lives
...ther or to cancer cells. He brings to this line of research
the tools andtechniques of both achemical engineer...flow through tubes. "The focus of all of this research
is to learn how cells stick to othercells or to vessel wallsunder flow conditions," Konstantopoulos...
Novel Imaging Agent Developed By Penn Researchers Provides Insight Into Brain's Message Delivery System
... academic medical centers in the U.S. forsponsored research
and training awards from the National Institutes of Health. More information about the University of Pennsylvania Health System is availablethrough Penn's website at http://www.med.upenn.edu ....
Rat Studies At Yale University School Of Medicine Suggest A New Class Of Medications For Treating Schizophrenia
...y and neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine, and research
associateBarbara W. Adams. Rats under the influence of PCP, a hallucinogen also known as "angeldust" that causes schizophrenia-like symptoms in healthy people, developedsymptoms such as frantic running, incessant head-rolling, and disturban...
Managed Care Symposium Sponsored By Society Of Actuaries Examines HEDIS, Stakeholders' Views
...ctive." "Research on HEDIS 3.0 Measures (a research
project of the Society ofActuaries)," Denise Love, director, and Luis Manuel C. Paita, researchconsultant, Office of Health Data Analysis, Utah Department of Health; MichaelChernew, assistant professor, Health Management and Policy, University ofMich...
Health Promotion: Can Scare Tactics Work?
...ade no changes inattitudes or behavior. The research
team also found that the fear-based campaign 'appe...ety for Public Health Education (SOPHE), publishes research
on criticalhealth issues for professionals in the implementation and administration ofpublic health ...
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