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Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award
...tional pharmacy leadership society for pharmacists and
places recipients among the top leaders of the pr...eadership award. The award is sponsored by Procter and
Gamble is given annually to an individual who has exemplified leadership qualities in support of the...
Salk's legacy, current and future challenges to vaccine development topic of briefing
...d Service Professor Emeritus of Molecular Genetics and
Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh School of M...ine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases; leads efforts aimed at developing an HIV vaccine John B. Robbins, M.D., chief, ...
Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
...S) Medicine, the team from Imperial College London and
Royal Brompton Hospital have discovered a way to d...-cells. Dr Mark Larch from Imperial College London and
Royal Brompton Hospital, and
senior author comments: "This discovery is a hugely important step in o...
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
...l protein needed to fight off infection from colds and
other viruses, scientists have discovered. The fin...st majority of acute asthma attacks in both adults and
children. The researchers, from Imperial College London and
University of Southampton, found that as...
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
...ion that sleeping pills increase the risk of falls and
injuries that are a bane of old age. But a large ...isk of falls than those who take sleep medications and
get relief from their insomnia. Even though medications are only one way of treating insomnia, the n...
Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy
...SMA). SMA is the leading genetic killer of infants and
toddlers. Sahin will be honored during the America...e invaluable information into the cause, treatment and
potential cure for SMA. The award will provide Sahin with $85,000 each year for three years, plus an...
Study reveals drinking alcohol reduces breast milk supply in women
...rmonal disruption, decreased lactation performance and
diminished milk supply. The findings were publishe... light on the importance of identifying alcoholism and
intervention breastfeeding mothers are now armed with scientific data highlighting the health risks...
Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease
...lic syndrome is more prevalent in women with PCOS, and
that women with both conditions would exhibit more hormonal and
menstrual cycle irregularity than women with PCOS only. It is estimated that five to 10 percent of...
A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment
... early phases of other inflammatory joint diseases and
also of established rheumatoid arthritis. New rese...erised by a distinct profile of T cell, macrophage and
stromal cell related cytokines in synovial fluid. This finding of a distinct phase of rheumatoid ar...
People can learn motor skills by watching
...ndrew A.G. Mattar (presently at McGill University) and
Paul L. Gribble of the University of Western Ontar... engage their neural systems for movement planning and
that the subjects would construct a neural representation of the mechanical requirement...
New health information resource from Tufts for Asian-language speakers
...cally Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Thai and
Vietnamese. It is a unique multi-language health information site because it is for both physicians and
patients. Segmented by language and
by subject, a user either a patient, doctor or other caregiver...
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...rchers at the University of Michigan Health System and
the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, stands in cont...ed no major differences in self-reported happiness and
well-being between wealthy people and
those with modest financial assets. Instead, the study finds ...
Bacterial infection associated with heart attack in young men
...espiratory problems such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and
sinus infection and
is not sexually transmitted. It is a common illness--by age 30, half of people have evidence of prev...
Women with heart attacks benefit from stenting
...new analysis of the CADILLAC (Controlled Abciximab and
Device Investigation to Lower Late Angioplasty Com...atment with angioplasty compared to stenting, with and
without the antiplatelet agent abciximab, when women and
men arrive at the hospital after a heart at...
Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter
...daily vigorous physical activity tend to be leaner and
fitter than their less active peers, researchers have shown. "The leanest and
fittest kids are the ones who have the most vigorous activity for longer periods of time," says Dr. ...
Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist
...studying the relationship between fitness, fatness and
health in children, has been selected a Fulbright ...here," says Dr. Gutin, who will lecture to faculty and
students on the health consequences of obesity and
low fitness as well as intervention strategies to...
Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications
...ative stress, an imbalance between toxic compounds and
defense mechanisms, and
prevalent in the dialysis process, has been linked to numerous adverse complications in end-stage re...
ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants
The process for prioritizing heart and
lung transplant candidates and
determining the treatments they receive while awaiting donor organs is under review by the Internati...
9th Annual Public Forum at AACR Annual Meeting
WHAT: "Progress and
New Hope in the Fight Against Cancer: A Public For...world's leading organization dedicated to the cure and
prevention of cancer provides a unique opportunity for Southern California cancer patients, survivo...
PSA screening for prostate cancer to be debated at annual meeting forum
...hough routinely performed today in men middle-aged and
older, remains a source of controversy. Questions continue about the test's overall effectiveness and
its ability to actually save men's lives. For example, elevated PSA levels don't necessarily equate...
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