Tag: "west" at medical news
Texas A&M study proves pollution from China And India affecting world's weather
...torm track carries these polluted particles to the west
coasts of Canada and the United States, across Ame...e globe," he says. "The general air flow is from west
to east, but there is also some serious concern that the polar regions could be affected by this pol...
Sick teens in crisis: Organ transplant patients may die when insurance for medicine runs out
...e distinction of awarding the first medical degree west
of the Mississippi River. The school educates physicians and biomedical scientists, conducts medical research, and provides health care on a local, national and international level. Research at the school seeks new cures and treatments in five key ar...
Columbia study examines ADHD's role in smoking
... Institute located on the CUMC campus on the upper west
side of Manhattan, is one of six sites funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to carry out this study in the U.S. Participation is conditional upon completion of screening procedures including assessments to determine the presence o...
Vision and hearing loss often occur together in older age
...rolled older adults from the Blue Mountains region west
of Sydney. Five years after the original study, between 1997 and 1999, participants (then age 55 to 98, average age 69.8) underwent a medical interview along with vision and hearing examinations. Among the participants, 178 (9.3 percent) had visua...
Details of solar particles penetrating the Earth's environment revealed
... the reconnection site was located on the daylight west
side of the Earth's magnetic shield and was around 25000 kilometres across. A computer simulation of the event, conducted by Jean Berchem of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and his team, confirmed the possibility of magnetic reconnect...
Vitamin D supplements should be given to Asian children for two years from birth
...lysis covers patients at one health trust in north west
England , which used to provide vitamin D supplements. During the period under study, they identified 14 cases of vitamin D deficiency, 12 of which were diagnosed between 2000 and 2005. Virtually all those affected were of Asian ethnicity, and none...
NIH holds state-of-the-science conference on tobacco use, June 12-14
...y 3C Transponder: 23C Orbital Location: 95 degrees west
Downlink Frequency: 4160 H Audio: 6.2/ 6.8 Test time: 1:30-2:00 p.m. ET Broadcast: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET NOTE TO RADIO EDITORS: An audio report of the conference results will be available after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, from the NIH Radio News Servic...
Rare form of Alzheimer's disease found in Camelford resident
...ered in a resident of Camelford, the town in south west
England which bore the brunt of the accidental discharge of 20 tonnes of aluminium sulphate into the local water supply almost 20 years ago. The incident occurred In July 1988, resulting in 20,000 residents across a large area of north Cornwall being...
NIH holds state-of-the-science conference: Caesarean Delivery on Maternal Request, March 27-29, 2006
...y 3C Transponder: 21C Orbital Location: 95 degrees west
Downlink Frequency: 4120 H Audio: 6.2/ 6.8 Test time: 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. ET Broadcast: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET All conference sessions and the press conference will also be webcastlive at http://videocast.nih.gov/ . WHAT: An independent panel will weigh...
Envisat altimeter watches Pacific for cold tongue of La Niña
... patterns. Hundreds of years ago fishermen off the west
coast of Peru noted how periodically around Christ...ments show differences in SSH of 60 cm between the west
and east Pacific. This wide-area view provided by altimetry-derived sea level anomaly data complemen...
Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality
... plumes are linked to power plants. Further to the west
there is also sulphur dioxide produced from smouldering underground coal seam fires. Burrows is the scientist who supported by an international team proposed both GOME and SCIAMACHY to national space agencies and ESA in the first place. He explai...
Envisat monitoring China floods as part of Dragon Programme
...r for the Shanghai region was surprising." In the west
of the country the results show there are no artificial pollution sources, so that natural sources such as lightning and soil emissions are more significant....
NIH convenes panel to assess evidence on chronic insomnia
...alaxy 3 Transponder 4 Orbital Location: 95 degrees west
Downlink Frequency: 3780V Audio: 6.2/6.8 Test time: 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. EDT Broadcast: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT The NIH comprises the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. The Office of the Director is the central office at NIH and is respon...
Lack of sleep can affect athletic performance in teens
...c performance, and high school sports teams on the west
coast may be at a disadvantage if they play east c...st point of alertness,' while the team that headed west
will have the advantage of having been awake for an hour or so longer, and thus have more energy." ...
US Latinos may develop Alzheimer's disease symptoms at earlier age than white, non-Latinos
...heimer's Disease Centers (three east coast and two west
coast centers) conducted a two phase study to comp...viduals of predominately Caribbean origin) and the west
coast centers (individuals of predominately Mexican origin). In the second phase of the study, 119 L...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...and can cause cancer decades later. Deaths in the west
have plummeted thanks to widespread screening to detect cancers early. But such screening is not widely available in developing countries. In many, populations are ageing: in India the number of women over 60 is projected to rise from 40 million now ...