Tag: "reserves" at medical news
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
... $90 million, funded through private support, cash reserves
and debt financing. Plans for the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center include 16-20 examination rooms, as well as diagnostic and treatment areas and office space. The Thornton Hospital expansion plans include addition of ICU beds, expansion of emer...
Temporary weight gain over the winter holidays... might be a good thing
...ory Demas is studying the relationship between fat reserves
and immune function in animal models. So far, Dema...s the opposite also holds true: an increase in fat reserves
bolsters the strength of the animals' immune systems. Similar studies in humans have not yet been co...
Family focus is hallmark of new South African grant
... the greatest negative effects, and have the least reserves
available to cope," said Dr. McIntyre. The new CIPRA grant, "Safeguard the Household: Comprehensive AIDS Research," will address HIV/AIDS as a problem not simply of individuals, but of entire families, he explained. All family members may participate...
Larger blood reserves needed for ageing population
of blood will be needed as the population ages, predict researchers in this week's BMJ. They recorded the use of nearly 10,000 units of red blood cells from all NHS hospital blood banks in the north of England. More than half (52%) of all units were ...
Alcohol may hasten the progression of cancer
... 'wasting' or rapid loss of body weight. Once fat reserves
are exhausted, the body must rely more and more upon alcohol as an energy source. At the same time, alcohol depresses immune function, especially natural killer cells that are responsible for tumor cell elimination. This study shows that chronic al...
New links found between an 'iron' gene mutation and increased risk for heart attack and stroke
...heart disease, atleast in part, because their iron reserves
are depleted each month duringmenstruation. Researchers studied 12,239 middle-aged women living in Utrecht, Netherlands. Thewomen were followed for 16 to 18 years. "Testing for the hemochromatosis genemay play a critical role in predicting a postmeno...
Halmstad Prize Honors 3 Actuarial Researchers For Annuity Study; Biomedical Mathematical Function Used
... amountat regular intervals. Adequate premiums and reserves
are important to assurethat enough funds will be available to make the promised payments. Premiums andreserves are based on factors including the probable length of survival of thosecovered by the annuity. The length of one or both lives will indicat...