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Sounds of New York, evidence for a preferred ear, ultrasound for the eye

...researchers have concluded that the gunshot signal serves as either an antagonistic sound directed toward other males, an advertisement signal to attract females, or a combination of the two (4aAB12). Other talks will focus on birds' sophisticated hearing skills, which compare favorably to those in humans ...

Environmental educators win 2004 Tyler Prize

...mily planning. Barefoot College - which serves a population of more than500,000 people - has harnessed the powers of the sun and the rain,lighting and powering facilities and villages with solar energysystems and installing hand pumps to give people easy access todrinking water. Eleven vi...

Cancer Survivors Center funded for children

... Cleveland business executive Michael Sherwin serves on the Board of the Lance Armstrong Foundation and helped to bring the project proposal to the Board's attention: "We believe that the proposed Rainbow Center could be a model for survivorship programs around the country." The former president of t...

Pain resource nurses at Fox Chase Cancer Center seen as educators and advocates for a change

...ent is responding to the medication. The PRN often serves as the voice of the patients. "The Pain Management Center at Fox Chase is made up of pain experts who work together on complex cases and discuss the latest pain-related information," explains MacDonald. "Being a part of this team rewards Pain Resour...

Study: Height loss screen ultimately could reduce hip fractures

...oss of 2 or more inches in height during adulthood serves as a powerful predictor of osteoporosis in the hip, and thus the risk for hip fractures, in elderly women, according to a new study at The Ohio State University Medical Center. The finding has led researchers to recommend that primary care physicians...

Chemical brain scans may help reassure brain tumor patients

...dly dividing or growing cells; and creatine, which serves as an internal control molecule. The U-M team showed that the ratios of choline to creatine, of NAA to creatine, and of choline to NAA, were significantly different in normal tissue, versus recurrent tumor or treatment-altered tissue. For example, th...

Coronal reformatting of axial images from 16-MDCT helps stage ovarian cancer

...or computed tomography) scanner in a coronal plane serves as a useful adjunct in the staging of ovarian cancer, says a new study by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. The study included 18 patients with ovarian cancer who had been imaged with MDCT and had their axial images refor...

NIAID rotavirus vaccine licensed for commercialization

... led the NIAID team that developed the vaccine and serves as head of the epidemiology section in the Institute's Laboratory of Infectious Diseases.Symptoms of rotavirus infection develop quickly and in addition to diarrhea, may include vomiting, fever and dehydration. The resulting dehydration can be revers...

Cedars-Sinai receives full AAHRPP accreditation for all research involving human subjects

...e Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Cedars-Sinai serves to protect the rights and welfare of patients participating in research at the Medical Center. The IRB has the authority to review, approve, and monitor the progress of all clinical trials. To this end, the IRB operates under a Federal-Wide Assuran...

Three Harvard Medical School endowed chairs named simultaneously in sleep medicine

...field. The endowment of these three professorships serves to establish sleep medicine permanently within the framework of HMS. The fact that these are professorships of sleep medicine and not within an existing department highlights the interdisciplinary nature of this field and signifies that sleep medicin...

Promoting the brain image bank

...eception we received at first," says Van Horn, who serves as Operations Director for the fMRI Data Center. "We have created a repository of valuable information that continues to grow, and adding to it has become a natural part of the academic publishing process." Van Horn wrote the piece with colleagues w...

Computer system makes 'chain' of health care stronger, safer

...l present the results at the SGIM meeting, and who serves as the physician lead for integrating the U-M Heal... cut down on typing time. Information entered once serves many purposes. There are 12 categories of tasks that can be filled in and completed by anyone caring...

Yerkes researchers discover combination of drug therapies reduces cocaine use in primates

...elf-administer cocaine. "It appears DAT inhibition serves to substitute for cocaine, while SERT inhibition may limit the abuse potential of the medication," said Howell. "Our results, therefore, showing a combination of DAT and SERT inhibition were more effective than either alone are very promising." This ...

Antioxidant component of green tea blocks new but not established arterial plaque in mice

... already at an advanced stage," said Dr. Chyu, who serves as an assistant professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. "Our observations that EGCG reduced the progression of evolving carotid plaques but had no effect on the mature plaques in the ...

VELCADE(TM) data confirms long-term survival

...al benefit observed with VELCADE TM in this study serves to further reinforce our belief in the far reaching potential of this agent in the treatment of this devastating cancer said, Dr. Jess San Miguel, Professor of Hematology, University of Salamanca, Spain. "With many ongoing studies investigating the p...

DMS offers guidance on educational research

... for other medical institutions. "We hope that it serves as a guide for other schools to enhance their efforts in building a strong foundation in research about improving medical education," said Nierenberg....

Eight New Hartford doctoral fellows in Geriatric Social Work selected

...ournals. The National Academy on an Aging Society serves as the Society's policy institute and forum on aging issues. The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education is a special unit within the Society that focuses on education and training issues. More information about GSA is available at http://...

Global air pollution map produced by Envisat's SCIAMACHY

...s first devised the idea for SCIAMACHY, and he now serves as its Principal Investigator. SCIAMACHY is part of a family of atmospheric spectrometers that also includes GOME on ERS-2 and the forthcoming GOME-2 instrument launching next year with the first MetOp mission....

ESA looking for more European women to volunteer for WISE bed-rest study in Toulouse next year

...below the horizontal, for a total of 60 days. This serves to simulate the physiological effects of an extended period in weightlessness as experienced by astronauts. The study will assess the roles of nutrition and physical exercise in countering the adverse effects of prolonged gravitational unloading duri...

Breast cancer in Asian Americans is rising faster than in any other ethnic group

...sian ethnic group separately," said Chen, who also serves as a Bush appointee to the President's Cancer Advisory Board. "California's large and diverse Asian population makes this state a logical and ideal place to understand the burden of cancer among Asian subgroups and Asians as a whole." According to C...

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