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Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors

... of the 16 remaining larger tumors were eradicated after a second treatment, for a total 93 percent success...ent home the same day, and three were hospitalized after the procedure one for a planned treatment, another for treatment of bruising around the puncture, a...

AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success

WESTCHESTER, Ill Returning to the classroom after a three-month break signals that summer is drawing... what they learned if they get a good nights sleep after learning the task. Sleep deprivation, on the other hand, increases the incidence of academic failu...

W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research

...meostatic cell replacement and to regenerate cells after injury. Building on previous research of the relationship between the age of stem cells and their ability to regenerate themselves, Dr. Wagers hopes to discover a method to slow down or reverse the natural process of aging, which may potentially lead...

Science steps in to discover wonders of Toe-tankhamun

...eum artefact named the Greville Chester Great Toe after the collector who acquired it for the museum in 1881 is made from cartonnage, a sort of papier mach made using linen, glue and plaster. It too shows signs of wear, indicating that it may have been worn by its owner in life and not simply attached ...

Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling

... on drinking problems are still apparent 15 months after initiation. Results are published in the August ...only (n=168), examining them at four and 15 months after the interventions. Most of the students (88%) were referred for an alcohol violation. "Students...

Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease

...f Biomedical Sciences, will lead a five-year study after receiving an award from the PDS under its Career Development Awards Scheme, which aims to support the careers of the UKs most promising individuals working in Parkinsons research. Dr Bedford will be using a new genetic model of Parkinsons to furthe...

Cancer research summaries

...on who was diagnosed with cancer less than 5 years after giving blood. The study population comprised all...cases of cancer among all the blood recipients but after statistical analysis they found no excess risk of cancer overall among individuals who had received ...

Low hospital staff levels increase infection rates

...re more likely to catch pneumonia six days or more after being placed on a ventilator. This suggests that bacteria are transferred between patients, or from one site to another in the same patient. This could be due to short-staffed nurses having less time to follow hand hygiene recommendations and pro...

Children and young people show elevated leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities

...ct leukaemia rates to remain consistent before and after the start-up of a nuclear facility. However, our meta-analysis, consistently showed elevated illness and death rates for children and young people living near nuclear facilities. The research review looked at studies carried out between 1984 and...

UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue

...at the scientists designed six years ago and named after Pochan's son, Max. Peptides are short chains of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins. Different amino acids are bonded together to form chains, which then fold up into more compact shapes with specific functions. The peptide that Schneider...

Nonsmall cell lung cancer -- chemotherapy before surgery appears better than surgery alone

...rchers from the MRC Clinical Trials Unit in London after they identified 12 eligible randomised controlled ...cer. In addition, many patients are only diagnosed after the disease has progressed, so survival rates across all stages of disease tend to be fairly low at ...

Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders

... will continue to benefit from the experience long after the volunteer has departed. In addition to teaching, volunteers may also shape curriculum design, influence national health policy, and promote realistic health interventions....

European Space Agency's Envisat captures breath of volcano

...s raised the alert to the highest level on Tuesday after the volcano, located in the eastern province of North Maluku, started spitting out flaming material, indicating magma was approaching the craters surface making an eruption more likely, Saut Simatupang of Indonesia's Vulcanological Survey told Reuter...

Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer

... procedure, such as seeing what remains of a tumor after it is removed. This imaging promises to overcome these conventional limitations by providing image updates during the procedure. One new technology showing particular promise is CBCT implemented on a surgical C-shaped arm. Research at the Univers...

Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers

...to 2001. A total of 6259 cases were extracted and, after duplicates were removed, the researchers arrived at a total of 5564 unique cases. A final study sample of 4205 cases was created by excluding individuals who had non-surgical treatments. Next, the researchers looked at the medical facilities where...

Chemical in brain acts like a fuel gauge

...eir feeding and hormonal responses to hypoglycemia after damage to the norepinephrine pathways connecting the hindbrain to the hypothalamus....

LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes

... learning (prior to a course, during a course, and after a course) are addressed by the faculty at the Education Institutes. Leading-edge educational approaches will be used to ensure achievement of competence and development of expertise. The Education Institutes may use a variety of methods to achieve sp...

Anti-gay hate crimes widespread

...mination than bisexuals. The disparities persisted after Herek controlled statistically for age, race, ethnicity and education. Men are generally more likely than women to be the targets of most kinds of violent crime, and this pattern seems to hold in anti-gay hate crimes as well, Herek said. The gay me...

When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves

...was the ability to dispense medical advice or care after hours or on weekends, according to the report. Onl...port that it is easy to get care or medical advice after hours. Among all groups surveyed, Hispanics have the hardest time seeking care or advice after hours...

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence

...n-smokers when they are still actively drinking or after a short period of sobriety. However, it was unkno...bstinence would show comparable levels of recovery after a sustained period of sobriety, he said. Study authors recruited three groups: 13 non-smoking re...

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(Date:7/22/2014)... genus of planthopper known as Conosimus, which now includes ... in the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula in ... appears in the open-access Journal of Insect Science ... Conosimus baenai , has been named after Manuel ... taxonomy of Iberian Hemiptera. , Conosimus baenai ...
(Date:7/21/2014)... Jocelyn Millar , a professor of entomology ... of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, ... by the International Society of Chemical Ecology ( ISCE ... Silver Medal is the society,s highest honor. It ... contributions to chemical ecology, the study of chemicals that ...
(Date:7/21/2014)... tracking to monitor seals, every movement, researchers have shown ... drawn to offshore wind farms and pipelines. Those man-made ... grounds, according to a study published in the Cell ... , "I was shocked when I first saw ... Sheringham Shoal," an offshore wind farm in the United ...
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