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Johns Hopkins scientists receive presidential medals
...re proud to be their colleagues." Summaries of the work
of these scientists are below. --- SOLOMON H. SN... the discovery of opiate receptors in the brain -- work
for which he shared the prestigious Albert Lasker Award in 1978 -- to proof that gases can serve as ...
Uric acid may help reduce effects of spinal cord injury, Jefferson researchers find
...ne response is unknown. "There is a range we could work
with in raising levels before there's a problem, such as in gout," he says, referring to an ailment characterized by excessive uric acid. "We know that the human uric acid baseline is higher than that in mice, but we also know that the damage we see ...
COX-2 product offers good and bad news in 'test tube' strokes
...mate is believed to damage neurons, and will begin work
to see if the beneficial side of PGD2 activity can outweigh its toxic activity....
Social Security reform proposals raise concerns for older women
...it favored housewives and individuals with limited work
histories. Author Pamela Herd of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin, examines the three most common proposals for the reinstatement of minimum benefits. Her goal was to project how women who reach age 62 between 2020 ...
New highly active agents against sandfly fever
...ficiently combated by existing medicines. Research work
and development of these compounds active against leishmaniases are planned, in partnership with Brazil, with the particular aim of perfecting their production at industrial scale. Furthermore, assessment of their antiretroviral activity (HTLV-1) is ...
Clot-busting drugs may help detect potentially deadly leg clots
...echnique for looking at clots in people which will work
for nearly everyone." Co-authors on the study include Dr. Guillermo E. Pineda, former MCG cardiology fellow who is now on the faculty at the University of South Carolina in Columbia; Dr. Ali K. Salah, MCG internal medicine resident; Dr. Walter L. Pip...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital receives $10 million commitment to support preeminent heart program
...gh the incorporation of a clinical psychologist to work
on wellness management and address lifestyle issue..., MD, joined the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to work
directly with the surgical team to provide expert preoperative and postoperative cardiology care. ...
U of T researchers describe 'Joe Canadian' tongue
...hniques on tongue movement for speech. Now, we can work
toward determining what the ideal method of reconstruction is for different lesion locations and extents, so that we can ensure optimum speech outcomes for every patient." The researchers are now collecting ultrasound data from more tongue cancer pat...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member is funded to develop an interactive computer system
... Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will work
with Nabil Adam, professor of computer and information systems at Rutgers Business School and founding director of Rutgers Center for Information Management, Integration and Connectivity (CIMIC), and Vijay Atluri, associate professor of computer info...
Researchers offer emergency workers a lifeline
...re the norm. "It's important in doing that kind of work
to focus on the task itself, not on the meaning of the task," says Regehr. "The trouble is it's not always possible to focus on the task because certain events happen that they really connect to as people." In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergen...
Dialogue & personal example work best for parents in drug talks with teens
...ording to a Penn State researcher. Drug talks can work
best when parents and teens routinely share insights on the benefits and risks of drug use, says Dr. Michelle Miller-Day, associate professor of communication arts and sciences. One tactic would be for parents to ask teens what they hope to gain from...
Gladstone Institutes rank high in the scientist survey of best places for postdocs
...arch institutes, is among the top 15 institutional work
environments for life sciences postdoctoral fellows, according to The Scientist's annual "Best Places to Work for Postdocs" survey, set to be published in the February 14 issue. The Gladstone Institutes, the only Northern California institution to be...
Penn joins major NCI research initiative to advance breast cancer therapies
...s from multiple, disparate academic disciplines to work
synergistically in an interdependent manner. Our g... recur? Will it respond to therapy? Will this drug work
or should we move on to the next drug?" For example, using PET, researchers have already shown that ...
Overseas junior doctors warned to expect unemployment in the UK
...tem reflects badly on the NHS and all of those who work
in it." For the future, he recommends moving away from the present ad hoc arrangements towards a central clearing house to which international graduates apply before leaving their posts at home....
High levels of airborne mouse allergen in inner-city homes could trigger asthma attacks
...t as it does for laboratory workers who constantly work
with rodents." Other common household allergens known to affect asthma include proteins shed by cockroaches, dust mites, furry pets and mold, along with tobacco smoke and certain chemicals. While previous studies have examined exposure to settled du...
Women successfully treated to prevent preterm labor at low risk for recurrent episode
...m could delay labor long enough for the steroid to work
in about half the cases. This study was conducted retrospectively by analyzing delivery records for consecutivepreterm labor patients at Mayo Clinic. In 154 expectant mothers treated for preterm labor who were still undelivered one week later, 87.7...
Brain synapse formation linked to proteins, Stanford study finds
... application was turned down six times because the work
was considered too risky. The research was eventua...nal Institute on Drug Abuse, whose interest in the work
stems from the possibility that new synapses are what keep recovered addicts craving drugs. Barres s...
Electronic medical records reduce hours, cut cost
...ation technology to enable doctors and patients to work
together to reduce medical errors, improve patient safety, improve overall health outcomes and reduce costs. The ActiveHealth suite of services is designed to seamlessly integrate with insurers' existing care management systems. Services include URAC...
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
...erations to come will benefit from the health care work
at UCSD." In recognition of their leadership, UCSD will name the Cardiovascular Center and the new facility the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center. "We are extremely grateful to the Sulpizio family for this gift, and for their active leadership ...
Early HIV screening prolongs life and is affordable, Stanford study shows
...ng newly approved, rapid testing protocols. Owens' work
was supported by the Department of Veterans Affair...ity of Toronto. First author Sanders conducted the work
while at Stanford and is now at Duke University....
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