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Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health

...amily Life Survey. For those surveyed, the average annual household income was less than $15,000, and more than three-fourths of the respondents were employed. Barnes analyzed relationships between health care accessibility and the number of days a person stayed home ill or was hospitalized in 1986. "Povert...

AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright

...the addition of a new lectureship to its series of annual awards. The AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research-Jane C. Wright Lectureship will be given to an outstanding scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the a...

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research

...er, both in Boston, is the recipient of the eighth annual Pezcoller Foundation-American Association for Canc...iscovery of phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K). The annual award, established in 1997, recognizes an individual who has made a major scientific discovery in ba...

AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards

...s the opportunity to attend and participate in the annual meetings and special conferences of the AACR. By attending these meetings, these young scientists and clinicians have been introduced to a broad spectrum of the most timely and significant research being conducted worldwide in basic, clinical, and tr...

Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize

...nal Complex, Procter & Gamble, and Swift & Co. The annual contest highlights innovations in organizations that are profit and non-profit, in the U.S. and across the world, and frequently identifies new trends in business and government. This is the 34th year of the prestigious competition, which has recogni...

West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind

...ship using statistical methods. They linked up the annual changes in atmospheric humidity and wind speed to ...mospheric indices essential for building models of annual climate cycles. These indices were then correlated with epidemiological datasets coming from WHO (Wo...

Study reveals drinking alcohol reduces breast milk supply in women

...ociety. With April as Alcohol Awareness Month an annual program designed to shed light on the importance of identifying alcoholism and intervention breastfeeding mothers are now armed with scientific data highlighting the health risks associated with moderate alcohol consumption during lactation. For cen...

UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant

...gion through interdisciplinary study groups and an annual distinguished lectureship. The other two 2005 recipients announced earlier this month are Frankfurt University in Germany and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. Made possible by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the Templeton Rese...

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

...resented their research April 9 in Columbus at the annual meeting of the American Council on Consumer Interests. The researchers used data from the 2000 Health and Retirement Survey, conducted by the University of Michigan and funded mainly by the National Institute on Aging. The survey included 848 respond...

Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions

...and the American Association for Dental Research's annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. He is the lead investigator on the study with Kristin Victoroff, D.D.S, Case assistant professor of community dentistry. The research was supported by an American Cancer Society Joseph Silber Student Fellowship, awarded to...

Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications

...opaedic Sports Medicine, was part of the society's annual conference. Tissue engineering experts from Wake Forest Baptist, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Texas at Austin, as well as Italy and Japan, discussed their latest work. Tissue engineering, a term th...

ACHRI study finds CellCept improves survival in pediatric heart transplant patients

...CHRI) and results were presented today at the 25th annual meeting of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation in Philadelphia. "With pediatric heart transplant recipients, it is especially important to focus on long-term transplant success," explained Dr. W. Robert Morrow, chief of pedia...

Abnormal lung cancer screening results may help smokers quit

...ious study published in CANCER indicated a single, annual CT lung cancer screening did not increase smoking ... 594 former smokers who received three consecutive annual spiral CT scan screenings for lung cancer. According to Matthew M. Clark, Ph.D., a psychologist work...

Tops in technology: UH math professor honored for aneurysm work

...-Houston Leadership in Technology Award during the annual gala June 11 at the Inter-Continental Houston Hotel. Dedicated to the advancement of women in technology fields, the AWC, founded in 1978, is a national non-profit professional organization for women and men interested in information technology. A...

Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy

...ch. He presents his findings April 12, 2005 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Miami Beach. For many migraine sufferers, it hurts to touch their face, brush their hair, even take a shower during a migraine attack. Triptans, another class of drugs commonly used to treat migraines, ...

British Asian women have lower risk of breast cancer than all other women

...ee times as many of them were younger than 40. The annual rate of breast cancer among South Asian women was also lower: 40.5 per 100,000 compared with 57.4 per 100,000 among all other women, a difference of 29%. Adjusted for age, over 70% of the Asian women were alive five years after diagnosis, compared wi...

Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma

...ok inhaled steroids only when symptoms flared, the annual medication costs would be about $2 billion lower -- or up to $150 a month per patient less -- than if they took the steroids every day as current NIH guidelines recommend. The multi-center study, known as the Improving Asthma Control Trial (IMPACT), ...

Jefferson researchers find timing of post-epilepsy surgery seizures predicts outcome

...e reports the study findings April 13, 2005 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Miami Beach. Mr. Parish, Michael R. Sperling, M.D., Baldwin Keyes Professor of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy ...

Public leadership in neurology award honors Leeza Gibbons for Alzheimer's awareness efforts

... Meeting in Miami Beach. It is the world's largest annual gathering of neurologists. Gibbons will talk about her efforts in the keynote speech at the meeting's awards luncheon, held from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the Miami Beach Convention Center on Wednesday, April 13. "I am extremely honored to receive this p...

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners hosts 20th Annual National Conference

...FL, June 17 - 21. For more information about the annual conference, go to www.aanp.org and click on 2005 national conference. Not only has this year's conference format changed dramatically but unique events have been created to celebrate two milestones: AANP's 20th anniversary and the 40th anniversa...

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