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More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study

...nto the cabin is a subject of further study. "The broader message from this study is that there are many exposures to air pollution that are flying below the radar because they are not being picked up by our current air monitoring system," said William Nazaroff, a UC Berkeley professor of civil and environm...

Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine

...ts, acupuncture and naturopathic medicine filled a broader role," the researchers found. "We found that CAM use was significantly less likely for malesand more likely for children with cancer, children with low back pain, and children with adult family members who use CAM," the authors write. "Not surprising...

UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant

... bioethics, and religious studies. There are also broader implications for research in the health sciences, psychology, and biology. Dr Newberg stated, "This Lectureship Program will greatly advance the field relating religion and spirituality to the human mind. This program provides an opportunity for lea...

Columbia research suggests need to rethink causes of heart failure

...n, who was the study's principal investigator. "A broader view of heart failure is necessary to understand its causes and treat these patients." Heart failure patients have been routinely classified into one of two groups - those with hearts that are pumping abnormally, considered systolic heart failure, an...

Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells

... by Fra-1, suggesting that its effects may be even broader than this initial study showed. "We believe it may be good target for anti-cancer therapy, but we need to explore more," said Debinski. The researchers suspect that Fra-1 works by partnering with other molecules. If they find that it's difficult to ...

NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system

...ated national cord blood program because it speeds broader access to life-saving cord blood, marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplants," Chell said. "We agree with the IOM's conclusion that the cell 'source chosen must be driven by patient needs and anticipated outcomes on the basis of the best avai...

University of Nevada, Reno professor showcases 'mini' ion accelerator

...mproving the quality of the ion beam could provide broader access to basic research as well as applications such as ion beam cancer therapy, Cowan said. "This could result in cheaper and more readily available ion beam cancer therapies, which have been shown to be far more precise in treating cancer than co...

Monoclonal antibody cures West Nile virus-infected mice

...lso suggest antibody-based therapeutics may have a broader utility against other infectious diseases."Diamond points out that Macrogenics Inc., of Rockville, Md., a company that contributed to the study and licensed the antibody from Washington University, must complete other preliminary studies before the a...

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

... committee called for the WIC program to provide a broader variety of food options and allow more choices to take into account the wide range of dietary and cultural preferences among WIC participants. There should be few restrictions on participants' choices among fresh produce, the report says. Yogurt sh...

Low-dose MDCT 'better option' than x-rays for imaging children's sinuses

...ore benefits, such as better accuracy, speed and a broader diagnosis potential, say researchers from Heilig Hart Hospital in Belgium. For the study, the researchers compared the imaging results of 69 children who had undergone x-rays and 125 children who had undergone low-dose MDCT. They found that the mean ...

Physical pain aggravates majority of Americans, according to poll

...BC News. "This survey puts this issue out before a broader public, and it really underscores the serious public health problem that exists regarding pain in this country." Indeed, the incidence of pain is significant. About 60 percent of respondents said their most recent pain episode had occurred within jus...

Investigating the appropriateness of current alcohol-use disorder criteria for adolescents

...eloped and severe, epidemiological studies provide broader perspective among healthy and more representative populations. Both approaches are complementary."...

Chemo-radiation therapy treatment gives head-and-neck cancer a 1-2 punch

... III clinical trial for this technique in a wider, broader group of patients." Physicians at 11 university medical centers recruited 67 patients for the study, and performed the treatment in 61 patients. Patients had stage IV-T4 disease: Tumors were large and inoperable. Squamous cell carcinoma is difficult ...

Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness

...e responsibility". Beata, a young mother, takes a broader view, saying, "Space research, expeditions to Mars... follows: "It has really enabled me to have a much broader worldview, I really have learned so much. I now have a better understanding of why we go into space,...

In less dense neighborhoods

...ind of normal in which neighborhood safety means a broader array of things than it did in the past." The researchers plan to repeat the study in Dayton , Ohio , a smaller city, but one that has a large military presence the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base....

Imaging may not be major driver of hospital cost increases

...hould look at the impact of imaging costs across a broader range of institutions and settings and throughout patients' entire course of care, not just during hospitalization. Gazelle is an associate professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School....

Psychologist: Make culture part of the new collaborative science

...nterventions -- unless researchers pay heed to the broader cultural context of their work. A renowned expert on the psychology of aging, Ryff recently demonstrated that human well-being in the U.S. is directly linked with biological markers such as stress cortisol levels and cardiovascular risk. Now, expand...

Where life's memories are stored

... to the medial temporal lobe as well as those with broader damage to the neocortex. The damage was due to such problems as ischemia due to drug overdose, brain aneurysm, or encephalitis. They triggered patients' long-term memories by presenting them with "cue" words such as "river," "bottle," and "nail." The...

Resettling the 'Lost Boys of Sudan' in the United States

... 'success' of resettlement programs should include broader measures of household or family life and emotional well-being. In this manner, the findings of this study outline not only the promise and challenges of resettling refugee children but also the important opportunities for innovative social service an...

Resettling the 'Lost Boys of Sudan' in the United States

... 'success' of resettlement programs should include broader measures of household or family life and emotional well-being." According to the team, the findings outline not only the promise and challenges of resettling refugee children but also the important opportunities for innovative social service and heal...

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