Tag: "tops" at medical news
Transplant Pioneer Thomas E. Starzl Most Cited Researcher In Clinical Medicine Over Past 17 Years
...ofessor of surgery at theUniversity of Pittsburgh, tops
the list compiled by the Institute for ScientificInformation (ISI) and published in the May/June issue of ScienceWatch. According to ISI, the ranking is a measure of a researcher's influence and hiswork's utility in the field of clinical medicine. B...
Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at
National Acoustics meeting
...kings and priests to address large crowds from the tops
of their temples (4aAA5). Tom Rossing of Northern Illinois University( email@example.com ) will describe how new studies of ancient Chinese bellsprovide much knowledge of the musical culture of bronze-age China (4pAA1). D.Murray Campbell of...
UCLA surgeons complete skin expansion procedure on conjoined twins
...e 7. Craniopagus twins those who are fused at the tops
of their heads are one of the rarest types of conjoined twins. An estimated two percent of conjoined twins are craniopagus....
Reproductive tourism: Italy faces 'womb drain' as ART becomes better in other European countries
... are close to 100,000 cycles a year. Denmark still tops
the league table for availability of ART treatment; there were 1659 treatment cycles per million inhabitants in 1999, 1407 in Finland, 1383 in Iceland (where there is only one clinic), 973 in Sweden, 915 in the Netherlands, and 882 in France. By com...
Conjoined twins celebrate first birthday at UCLA's Mattel Children's Hospital
...s. Craniopagus twins -- those who are fused at the tops
of their heads -- are one of the rarest types of conjoined twins. An estimated 2 percent of conjoined twins are craniopagus. While many of the UCLA physicians -- including Lazareff and Kawamoto -- are donating their services -- Mattel Children's Hosp...
Thanksgiving: A time for healthful eating?
...f hot cocoa. Scientists have found that hot cocoa tops
both red wine and tea in antioxidants, chemicals that have been shown to fight cancer, heart disease and aging . Chang Yong Lee, Ph.D., from Cornell University examined the benefits of the popular beverage in a study published online this month in th...
OHSU researchers hope to prevent childhood asthma with new eczema drug
...s of her elbows, on the backs of her knees and the tops
of her feet. She recently completed a separate clinical trial of Elidel at OHSU." Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a chronic, recurring skin disease characterized by red, crusted lesions on the face, scalp and extremities, and by oozing, ...
Long-sought key to hearing may be found in protein discovery
...es are the bundles of cilia that protrude from the tops
of hair cells and give them their name. Inside the cochlea, the stiff cilia bend at their bases when the pulsing sound waves push against them thousands of times a second. Small protein strings called tip links connect the tip of each cilium with its...
Mayo Clinic discovers a key to 'low metabolism' and major factor in obesity
...e bottoms look like bicycle shorts and the women's tops
look like sports bras. The men's tops
look like undershirts. Jet fighter control panel motion sensing technology embedded in the special ...
Study finds indoor allergen levels vary, cockroach allergens cause more asthma symptoms
...ags, taking garbage out daily and cleaning counter tops
and floors regularly. Study participants had suffered at least one asthma-related hospitalization or two asthma-related emergency room visits during the six months prior to enrollment in the study. They also had a positive allergy skin test to at lea...
Cockroach allergens have greatest impact on childhood asthma in many US cities
...ng of hard floors, and regular cleaning of counter tops
and other surfaces. NIH provided $7.5 million to researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and seven other research institutions, including the Data Coordinating Center at Rho, Inc., for the three-year study. "We f...