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ACS Industry Pavilion Features Chemistry's Cutting Edge
...They're all scientific pioneers whose cutting-edge research
has led toprofitable and widely used products with a major impact on our lives. Andthey're among the featured presenters at the American Chemical Society's (ACS)Industry Pavilion, located at Booth #756 in the Exhibit Hall of the DallasConvention Cen...
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
...m ranging from irritating tounbearable, but a UCSF research
team led by Allan Basbaum, PhD, now has made thest...tive to moderate or more intensepain. The research
team concluded that substance P or neurokinin A -- or both-- are needed to transmit moderate or more...
Declining National Rates Of HIV-Related Deaths And Illnesses Due To Combination Antiretroviral Therapy With Protease Inhibitors
...dy, a nationwide consortium of nine HIVclinics and research
centers. Another of the study's striking findings was that patients with privateinsurance were more often prescribed protease inhibitors and had lower mortalityrates than those on Medicare/Medicaid. However, Palella noted that use ofprotease ...
Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
...ciety publishes scientific journals,convenes major research
conferences, and provides educational, science policyand career programs in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., andColumbus, Ohio....
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...merik Pharmaceuticals, Inc. this weekpresented new research
results on two novel supercomputer-engineered smallmolecule agents designed to help address significant existing problems incurrent cancer therapy. These results continue to strengthen the correlationbetween actual experimental observations and the ...
Prospects For Surviving Heart Attack Emergency Improve When Clot-Busting Drugs
Are Combined With Balloon Pump Inserted In Aorta
... Franciscoand associate director of cardiovascular research
at Genentech Inc. of South SanFrancisco, Calif., evaluated survival of heart attack patients. Sixty-nine percent of patients who received thrombolytic therapy withoutthe pump died in the hospital, whereas only 49 percent who were treated with...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
...cated in Berkeley, Calif. It conducts unclassified research
and ismanaged by the University of California....
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
...." Gattis prepared the results of the Duke research
for presentation Mondayat the 47th annual scientific session of the American College of Cardiology. The researchers followed 181 patients in Duke's cardiology clinic. Allwere seen by a team made up of cardiologists, physician assistants and ...
Effects Of Physical Activity On Preterm Birth
... delivery before37 weeks gestation. "Most research
has focused on leisure-time exercise or occupationalactivity alone. These studies have generally ignored physical activityassociated with daily life, such as stair climbing and walking to the bus," saidlead author Dawn Misra, PhD, assistant professor...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...iend of Bennett developed therare side effect. His research
group subsequently compiled clinical data onticlopidine-associated TTP from at least 60 patients. Of these, almost twothirds were older than 60, half were male and around 70 percent had receivedticlopidine for stroke prevention. These cases ...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
...idespread brain destruction and no cure. Fourteen research
papers on Alzheimer's disease and related issues will bepresented here this week at the national meeting of the American ChemicalSociety, world's largest scientific society. DESIGNING BETA-AMYLOID PLAQUE INHIBITORS IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE With the aid...
Adding Progestins May Negate Heart Protection From Estrogen Replacement Therapy
... Skejby University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark. The research
teamalso included a group of investigators from th...f death from cardiovascular disease, althoughother research
has documented that it signals the first stages ofatherosclerosis," he says. In atherosclero...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
...on annual meeting in Chicago in early January. The research
was supported by the Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center at Cornell and the National Cancer Institute....
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
...ioners per capita.That finding from Alan Osborne's research
in California, Oregon and Washington appears inchapter 7 of "Alternative Therapies: Expanding Options in Health Care." Gordon said, "It may be that both alternative practitioners and their patients are attracted tosecondary urban centers eith...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
...d modify the barriers more and more," he says. The research
was funded in part by the National Cancer Institut...rs: A two-color graphic that helps illustrate this research
is availablefrom Harvard Medical School....
Randomised Controlled Trial Of Aminosidine (Paromomycin) v Sodium Stibogluconate For Treating Visceral Leishmaniasis In North Bihar, India
... worked alongside a local medical team in Bihar to research
the efficacy of the drug aminosidine and they report the findings of their study in this week's BMJ. The authors found it was significantly more effective (150 per cent) in producing a cure than the more traditional medication, sodium stibogluconate...
International Study Raises Hopes For Heart Transplant Patients
...ant recipients. Clinical results obtained from 24 research
centers in five countries were reported today at the International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. According to Howard J. Eisen, M.D., Medical Director of the HeartTransplantation Unit at Temple University H...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...fered. In response, theresearchers used operations research
to bolster trauma systems design. TRAMAH was applied and tested from two different perspectives. The first assumedthat no existing trauma care resources were present. Resources were thus locatedas if the state were a "clean slate." The second perspec...
Studies Look At Threshold Effect Of Cholesterol-Lowering "Statin" Drugs
... is not necessary nor warranted." It may take more research
to answer the questions about what are the upperlimits of benefit for statins. In the meantime, physicians need to make surepatients who need the drugs are getting them, says Grundy. "Unfortunately, a great many coronary heart disease patients are n...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
...edge about stroke in other citieswhere less stroke research
has been conducted and publicized. The NINDS rt-PA...sda,Maryland, is the nation's leading supporter of research
on the brain and nervoussystem and is a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the...
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