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AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...ees. They will receive complimentary registration, travel
expenses, and a subsistence stipend to participate in the Annual Meeting. During the meeting they will attend scientific sessions, participate in networking events, and 58 awardees will present meritorious scientific papers. The Minority Scholar Awar...
A probe, not an echo
...s on the other side receives the pulses after they travel
through the imaged tissue. A sophisticated coding/decoding signal scheme recognizes a small "sweet spot" of the signal coming from the opposite transducer, and only that transducer, and ignores all other pulses transmitted by neighboring transducer...
News briefs from the journal CHEST, April 2005
...cluded textbook costs, meals and refreshments, and travel
honoraria for speakers from other institutions. An educational program that includes equipment training can greatly reduce repair costs. The study appears in the April issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physic...
7th Annual AIDS Science Day at Yale April 22
...Global Campaign for Microbicides. The exhibit will travel
to Philadelphia, Seattle, Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angles, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Chicago, Hartford, New York City and Boston. The day's agenda includes: 8:15 to 9 a.m.: Poster Set Up and Registration 9 a.m. to 12 noon: Welco...
NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers
...care for patients since some residents may have to travel
more than 100 miles to receive cancer treatment. ...ferior healthcare system within their communities; travel
and distance challenges that can lead to missed doctor appointments; and emotional barriers where ir...
American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers
Alexandria, VA -- April 18, 2005 As the 2005 travel
season swings into high gear, the American Society...rary for their vacation while just 19 percent seek travel
health advice from a healthcare professional prior to departure. Interestingly, 69 percent of survey...
Number and quality of kidney transplants much greater if national matching program adopted
...alth care costs, reduce disruptive and unnecessary travel
for patients, and insure that transplanted kidneys...ramatically reduce the number of pairs required to travel
(2.9 percent vs. 18.4 percent). Another benefit of a national KPD model is that patients and doctors...
Kidney donation program may provide more matches for previously incompatible recipients and donors
...hat a national KPD program would require extensive travel
to accommodate matches, the study shows how optimi...ramatically reduce the number of pairs required to travel
(2.9 percent vs. 18.4 percent). "Even if only 7 percent of patients awaiting kidney transplantation ...
54 per cent of air passengers experience significant reduction in oxygen levels
... be carried out with respect to the effects of air travel
on health, as there is little information on the physiological effects of flying on passengers currently available" adds Dr Rachel Deyermond, Consultant Anaesthetist. "This is the first study to quantify the reduction of percentage oxygen saturation ...
Jefferson Lab scientists build small-animal imager for German Cancer Research Center
...is week three Jefferson Lab Detector Group members travel
to Heidelberg, Germany, to assemble and bring on-line a small-animal imaging device the group developed and built for the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), an institute similar to the National Cancer Institute within the National Institutes of He...
ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner
...d assists in underwriting reasonable and customary travel
and living expenses for a period of one to three m...annually: two for ASGE members in North America to travel
abroad to an ASGE-member site, and one for an international member to come to a North American ASGE-...
Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America
... and the surrounding region will no longer have to travel
several hundred miles to receive the exceptional quality of care offered by an HDSA Center of Excellence," said Barbara Boyle, HDSA National Executive Director/CEO. "We look forward to working with the staff at Rush University Medical Center to make ...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
... to get cell counts in theoffice without having to travel
to a lab. Speaking at the CLEOmeeting, UCSD's Victor Lien will describe how marrying microfluidics(fluids moving through tiny channels) to photonics produces athousandfold reduction in size, weight, and cost for performing oneof two core functions o...
UCI eye doctors invent laser-assisted cornea-transplant surgery
... pulse lasts, in one second a pulse of light would travel
around the equator of the Earth seven times, but in one femtosecond a pulse of laser travels only the width of three human hairs.) The location of the pulses in the cornea to create the incision is controlled by sophisticated optics and a computer, ...
Health geography study finds health care resources distributed unevenly in Kansas
... medical facility. An urban resident likewise will travel
hours to the nearest doctor or clinic, albeit by public transportation. Debarchana "Debs" Ghosh is studying with K-State geography professor Bimal Paul, who is very interested in health-related issues. Using a variety of statistical and geographic to...
Lack of sleep can affect athletic performance in teens
...g." For this reason, she suggests that adolescent travel
teams heading westward across time zones have an a...early in the day. While most adults who routinely travel
from coast to coast might be well aware of the difficulty adjusting to a different time zone, teens ...
Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project
...ll narrow the playing field to six teams that will travel
to Japan July 27 to compete in the world finals for a grand prize of $8,000. As visual gaming participants, Team ContAInment had to write an algorithm to build and control a team of nanobots within the simulated human body of a terminally ill pati...
St. John's Wort only minimally effective in relieving major depression, review confirms
...l conflicts of interest: Linde, for once receiving travel
expense reimbursements from Schwabe, a manufacture...'s Wort; and Berner, for a past research grant and travel
expense reimbursement for speaking at a meeting organized by Schwabe....
Infants with rare genetic disease saved by cord blood stem cells
...bone marrow, she said. Stem cells from cord blood travel
to the brain more rapidly than stem cells from adult bone marrow, and cord blood stem cells repair deficiencies in both the central and peripheral nervous systems, said Kurtzberg. Thus, disease progression stabilizes about 2 to 4 months earlier in ...
Levels of bacteria in plaque beneath the gum line may increase risk for heart attacks
... enables the bacteria to enter the bloodstream and travel
to other parts of the body and cause great harm. "It is like setting up a garbage dump on the edge of a river. You wouldn't be surprised if the lake downstream ended up polluted with the garbage from the dump," said Vincent J. Iacono, DMD and pres...
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