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Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought
...ing has been based -- in part -- on thebelief that the
material forms an inert, steric barrier that preve...g to foreign or man-made materials. Recent work at the
University of Illinois, however, has revealed that thispolymer is not as inert as researchers though...
A Helping Hand Could Save An Ailing Heart
You might be able to save the
life of someone with coronary arterydisease simply...Researchers Steven Woloshin, MD, and colleagues at the
White RiverJunction (VT) Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the
University of Manitoba,Winnipeg, fo...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...an throughout October, was funded by proceeds from the
state tobacco tax. The highly interactive system is the
first health-related project of its kind in the
nation. The Michigan Interactive Health Kiosk Proje...
Many Medical Screening Tests May Be Unnecessary.
...n and three co-authors explore that predicament in the
article "Ethical Considerations in the
Provision of Controversial Screening Tests," in the
current issue of the
Archives of Family Medicin...
UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years
...a drug thatwas shelved 50 years ago has encouraged the
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)to provide a thr...r atDallas to begin second-stage clinical tests of the
drug, aminopterin. Aminopterin is the
"parent" of the
commonly prescribed, cancer-fightingdr...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...at and evaluate medicine have flourished alongwith the
reach of managed care. But the
language of population-based science isforeign and even intimidating to many doctors, nurses and oth...
'Bathtub' Equation Aids Diabetes Research
...al modelling techniques canprovide new insights in the
fight against diabetes, she inevitably startstalki...arch, explains Finegood, an associate professor in the
schoolof kinesiology, who set up her diabetes research lab at SFU last year. "'In' minus 'out' equal...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...abetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases(NIDDK) of the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted Ke...ant, providing a few outstandinginvestigators with the
opportunity for long-term stable support that willenhance their continued scientific creativity and ...
Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
...opes to save lives byexamining death, specifically the
deaths of Cincinnati children. Auffrey, assistant professor of planning at the
University ofCincinnati, is researching infant mortality in Cincinnati from1979 to 1994 in order to ...
Affordable, Hand-Held Biosensor For Diagnostics
...earch Institute (TSRI) of La Jolla, California and the
University ofCalifornia, San Diego. The biosensor, which changes colors to signal the
presence of specificmolecules, may represent a new type of practical and affordable device for avari...
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process
...w Jersey -- A small group of fusion researchers at the
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is focu...asteurization process through a collaboration with the
Agriculture Department. PPPL, which is funded by the
U.S. Department of Energy and managed by Prince...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
...umonia is problematic because they are allergic to the
antibiotic proven to be most successful at fighting the
infection. Now, researchers are reporting a breakthrough in helping those patients tolerate themedic...
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
...Corporation of Skillman, N.J., with financing from the
Enterprise Development Fund of Ann Arbor. "I...remely short pulses of light, which can cut within the
delicate structures of the
eye, such as the
cornea, while avoiding damage to overlying or adjacent t...
Targeted Protein Toxin Effective Against Persistent Brain Tumors
Scientists at the
National Institutes of Health have developed a new drug thatcan reduce the
size of some persistent brain tumors without causing severe sideeffects. A report of the
Jefferson Researcher Finds New Digital X-Ray Technology May Cut Costs And Improve Patient Care
...ity Hospital, and to be unveiled next week, has the
potential to replace the
current film X-ray technology, while reducing health care costs and improving patient care, sa...
Benefits Of Annual Mammography Outweigh Radiation Risks Of Cancer
...erson University, Philadelphia, and director of the
Breast Imaging Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, has found that the
benefits of annual mammography far outweigh the
risk of developing breast cancer from accompan...
Women Say Overwhelming Yes To Ultrasound In New Study
...cket for it if their insurance company won't cover the
procedure. That was one of the
findings of a new study, conducted at the
University of Michigan Medical Center. The results were p...
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...cattle cartilageas a possible potent new weapon in the
war on cancer, the
Chief of CSIROTropical Agriculture, Dr Elizabeth Heij, has announced. A team led by Dr Greg Harper ...
Drug Regimen Reduces Atrial Fibrillation After Heart Surgery
...r atrial fibrillation---a rapid, irregular beat in the
upper chambers of the
days after the
operation. Administering a cardiac drug called amiodarone for several...
Society Of Actuaries Surveys Experts On Longer Life Spans And Forecasting Mortality For Social Security
...nar on socialsecurity and mortality improvement in the
NAFTA countries calls for developmentof forecastin...tely projected. A preliminary analysis of the
survey points to the
"medical advances,lifestyle changes, economic resources and distribution of res...
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