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Map makers can avoid confusing the color blind

...ndness and still use a rainbow scheme is simply to skip over one of the offending colors. "If we use a scheme that goes red to blue and leaves out the greens then it is not a problem," says Brewer. Other successful color combinations include blues and yellows, magenta-violets and yellow-reds and blue, g...

Polymer could allow oral delivery of insulin to diabetics

...nful, however, people who feel well will sometimes skip their shots. To avoid the stress of needles, some researchers are working on insulin that can be delivered to the blood through the lungs using something akin to an inhaler. But the effectiveness of this approach remains unclear. Preliminary results...

Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: March 2004

... may take in fewer calories overall than those who skip or skimp on breakfast, according to recent research summarized in the March issue of the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter. Nighttime is often problematic for dieters a big dinner and a hefty snack (or snacks) just a short time later is a quick way to...

Urine protein test: A tipoff to kidney transplant rejection

...o a urine test kit that may allow many patients to skip painful biopsies. "This has the potential to radically change the way transplant patients are managed," says study co-author Ernesto P. Molmenti, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins. "Frequent, noninvasive monitoring could a...

Beneficiaries with chronic conditions still face high costs under new Medicare drug law

...esearch has shown that Medicare beneficiaries will skip drugs when cost burdens become too high relative to income, leading ultimately to more serious health problems and higher health care costs when conditions aren't managed appropriately." The "gap" in coverage would escalate significantly over time du...

Chicken pox vaccine saves $$, protects whole population

...he "herd immunity" effect doesn't mean parents can skip getting a child vaccinated. "If anything, we need to ensure the highest possible vaccination rates among children, to get the most benefit for everyone," he says. "These data show we can't afford to slow down." Children aged 1 to 12 years who have ne...

Optics meeting tips: Internal fingerprints, no cell left behind, 3-D reality

... Or better yet, what if some cancer patients could skip exploratory surgery and have suspicious areas examined with an endoscope? Irving Bigio of Boston University, and clinical collaborators in London, may have an answer. His team has constructed a fiber-optic probe that is inserted through an endoscope ...

One in 6 chronically ill adults skip Rx drugs due to cost

...ic conditions such as heart disease and depression skip some of their prescription medicines because of out-of-pocket cost pressures, and 14 percent do so at least every month. Based on the study's findings, the authors estimate that every month, this cost-related medication skimping leads more than a mil...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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