Tag: "work" at medical news
Monkey 'pay-per-view' study could aid understanding of autism
...lity, but we believe that similar processes are at work
in these monkeys and in people. After all, the same kinds of social conditions have been important in primate evolution for both nonhuman primates and humans. So, in further experiments, we also want to try to establish in the same way how people att...
Penn study shows how next-generation diabetic drugs could work more selectively
...nediones (TZDs), widely used diabetic medications, work
in fat cells. With yearly sales exceeding billions...he receptor PPAR. To tease out how the medications work
specifically, the investigators set out to determine the difference between the genes that are ordin...
Risk and intimate relationships: Can hope triumph over experience in an age of 'messy' lives?
...o families in the form of earnings and unpaid care work
are in flux, and the meaning of marriage and partn...traditional marriage, in which the man goes out to work
and the woman stays at home, may be put under as much strain as one where both partners pursue high-...
Cooling lessens brain damage in sick newborn babies
...un a decade ago when the UK researchers started to work
on the problem together with a group from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. In experiments they found that cooling prevented the chemical cascade from causing permanent brain damage, and developed the discovery to the point where the treatme...
First US kidney cancer vaccine trial underway at Columbia
... leaders in health care and includes the dedicated work
of many physicians, scientists, nurses, dentists, and other health professionals at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, the School of Dental & Oral Surgery, the School of Nursing, the Mailman School of Public Health, the biomedical departments of t...
Mayo Clinic researchers identify new form of muscular dystrophy in adults
... no cures. Mayo Clinic researchers note that their work
may help contribute to a cure because it increases the understanding of the muscular dystrophy disease process and the role genes play in it. They say their research is a crucial first step toward discovering treatments, because genes offer a promisi...
New research reinforces importance of aerobic health
...California at Irvine in 1994. He did post-doctoral work
at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Science is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an international non-profit organization with a mission to "advance science and serve society" throug...
National Academies news: Academy honors 17 for major contributions to science
...0awarded every three years for original scientific work
of intrinsicscientific importance and with signifi...d scientist who isinvited to lecture on his or her work
and its international implications(cosmology in 2005) - goes to JOHN E. CARLSTROM, SubrahmanyanChand...
Adults who had higher exposure to infant siblings have decreased risk for MS
... and MS was independent of EBV IgG titer. "Further work
is required to confirm [these findings] and elucidate underlying mechanisms. The finding that higher infant contact in early life was associated with reduced EBV antibody titers and a reduced likelihood of infectious mononucleosis among healthy contr...
Climate change and the future of air travel
...he general condition of the atmosphere and the new work
aims to understand how this will affect contrail f...ormation by flying lower in the atmosphere. Their work
suggests that in the summer, when the air is warmer, restricting jets to an altitude of 31,000 feet ...
Health initiatives can help peace building in the Middle East
...ity of Toronto, Canada) and colleagues outline the work
of the Canada International Scientific Exchange Pr...PO), which has successfully fostered collaborative work
in the region involving Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian health professionals since 1995. In its ...
Rice scientist recognized as pioneer in tissue engineering
...on, D.C. "This prestigious award reflects the hard work
of past and present undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral research associates in my group over the years," said Mikos. Over the past 13 years, Mikos' laboratory has developed extensive expertise in fabricating synthetic materials with tailored c...
Supermarket bakery workers risk developing asthma
...ery workers are at considerable risk of developing work
related asthma according to researchers from Imperial College London and the Royal Brompton Hospital. Their study reported in the latest edition of the European Respiratory Journal, found that up to nine per cent of bakers, four per cent of bakery ma...
Beliefs may hinder HIV prevention among African-Americans
...sionals need to acknowledge conspiracy beliefs and work
toward addressing them," Bogart said. "It is critical to have people from the community delivering messages about HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods."African Americans have a disproportionately high rate of HIV and AIDS, the authors point o...
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Blackwell Publishing announce partnership
...hing, we wanted an experienced publisher who would work
with us to further develop the quality of our publ...g, Inc, said "Blackwell Publishing is delighted to work
with the AANP. Our reputation to deliver services that exceed expectation is just one reason why mo...
New leukemia drug shows promise in overriding all Gleevec resistance
...esistant chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). Their work
is published in this week's early edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. According to lead researcher, Prem Reddy, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research at Temple University Sch...
More studies on risks and benefits of COX-2 inhibitors published in Archives of Internal Medicine
...received grant funding from and provide consulting work
for Pfizer, Inc. [Co-author] Dr. Weir has served in the past as a consultant for Merck and Pfizer, Inc.Media Advisory: To contact Fadia T. Shaya, Ph.D., M.P.H., call Mike Lurie at 410-706-3803. Patients Taking Warfarin Along With NSAIDs or COX-2 In...
Get ready for next generation surround sound
... supply the brain with the information it needs to work
out where a sound is coming from. Tew's booth would record the spatial filter measurements on to a smart card, readable by next-generation sound systems. The result sounds heard through headphones should be indistinguishable from hearing the same s...
Generation gap found in chronic pain
...as a major impact on your life and your ability to work
or function," says the study's senior author, U-M ...chronic lower-back pain. And Green's own previous work
has also shown that, regardless of their age, blacks with chronic non-cancer pain from any source su...
Focus on our magnetic planet
...s forthcoming Swarm project. Three satellites will work
together to measure the magnetic field and its variations far more accurately than ever before. The Swarm mission was proposed to ESA by Eigil Friis-Christensen (Copenhagen), Hermann Lhr (Potsdam) and Gauthier Hulot (Paris) with support from scientis...
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