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Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals

...tion takes place, said Andrew B. Geier, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn. However, they are missing school at a greater rate than their peers, setting themselves up for the negative fallout that accompanies absenteeism. Whats keeping them from sc...

Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death

...on the current report, have identified a number of candidate biomarkers for diagnosis. In 2005, Januzzi and colleagues from the MGH published the PRIDE study, which showed that a protein called NT-proBNP, one of the natriuretic peptides, could confirm or rule out a diagnosis of heart failure in emergency room...

Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment

...ir ability to deliver acute reperfusion to as many candidate patients as possible. Our findings support the incorporation of a measure of reperfusion use into national quality improvement efforts, they write. An American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force has endorsed this same idea. ...

After epilepsy surgery, quality of life related more to seizures than memory

... use these results to help determine who is a good candidate for surgery and also to closely monitor those who are at risk, Langfitt said. ...

Possible new breast cancer gene

...tute describe in this weeks issue of Science a new candidate breast-cancer susceptibility gene. The Rap80 gene ...ssential for BRCA tumor suppression, now becomes a candidate to investigate as another breast cancer disease gene in families that do not have BRCA1 and BRCA2 mu...

UQ researchers honored with leading fellowships

...ip announcement. "Professor Koopman is a worthy candidate who joins our current 16 Federation Fellows in an unparalleled convergence of world-leading researchers at The University of Queensland," Professor Siddle said. The fact that we have been successful with three Federation Fellows, two of whom have ...

MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors

...hes. In reality, wherever in England more than one candidate per job attends for interview, all but one will be without employment or prospects in UK medicine." Various polls published Online with the Comment clearly illustrate the disillusionment most doctors feel about MTAS. In a poll of 3,255 consultants ...

Agent protects cells from lethal effects of radiation even if given after exposure

...or nuclear attack. TAT-BH4 may one day be a viable candidate because theoretically it could be given after radiation exposure, administered in pill form, and synthesized and stored in large quantities - all properties that would be desirable for treating large groups of individuals exposed to high levels of ra...

Health officials renew Indo-US Vaccine Action Program

...ed that when these strains are used as a basis for candidate vaccines, the vaccines might protect against the disease. Drs. Bhan and Glass developed the candidate vaccine, which is being tested in large-scale clinical trials in India. Other successful collabor...

India's DBT and IAVI forge partnership to develop 'next generation' vaccine candidates

...bstacle in AIDS vaccine development: the design of candidate vaccines to elicit neutralizing antibodies against...ild infrastructure for subsequent HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate evaluation. At a later stage, based on their initial research and vaccine design concepts, both p...

Parents can sneak veggies into kids' diet

... the pasta sauce, said Kathleen E. Leahy, doctoral candidate and lead author of the study. The kids could not really tell the difference and ate a consistent weight of pasta. Leahy and her colleagues Rolls, Leann Birch, Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State University,...

New blood test can diagnose and monitor treatment of Parkinson's disease

...ilable, this test may also help in showing whether candidate drugs are having an effect on the disease by keeping alpha-synuclein levels close to normal," Prof Horne said....

Hebrew University research shows developmental problems for siblings of autistic children

...a staff headed by Prof. Nurit Yirmiya and doctoral candidate Yifat Gamliel of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Dr. Marian Sigman of the University of California, Los Angeles. In their research, they found that some siblings of children with autism ranging from fourteen months to four and half years -...

EVEREST data on use of tolvaptan published in JAMA and featured at ACC

...ion, Inc. "Tolvaptan, as one of our most advanced candidate therapies, exemplifies the successful application of Otsuka's expertise in new drug research and development."...

Biosand filter reduces diarrheal disease in Dominican Republic villages

...ed health," said Christine Stauber, a UNC doctoral candidate who helped direct the project in the Dominican Republic. "It was really exciting to collect scientific evidence in an objective study that showed the filters actually worked, at least in these communities." Preliminary results of the study were pre...

Aspirin reduces esophageal-cancer risk in people with most-aggressive form of Barrett's esophagus

...genetic biomarkers for cancer-risk prediction with candidate interventions such as NSAIDs to prevent cancer," said Galipeau, a research technician in Reids laboratory, which is based in the Hutchinson Centers Human Biology Division. The researchers also found that Barretts patients whose esophageal tissue had ...

30+ AIDS vaccine clinical trials in 24 countries, research occurring on every continent

...d to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of the candidate vaccines. "Although these new trials are early-sta...t-of-concept trial with its adeno-5 vector vaccine candidate is expected in 2008 or 2009 and will provide preliminary information on the efficacy of this type of...

Temple University Hospital investigates treatment for cervical dysplasia

...in the U.S., including Philadelphia. "This product candidate is designed to enhance the body's immune response to cervical dysplasia, and is being developed to offer patients with cervical dysplasia and healthcare providers an option to surgical intervention," explained Hernandez. "Qualified participants must ...

New UWS study to shed light on women and recovery from alcoholism

PhD candidate Ms Janice Withnall, from the UWS School of Education, is carrying out the project in a bid to better understand the experiences of women who have successfully stopped drinking. National statistics show that alcohol-related illness hospitalises 95,0...

Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease

...fill in, but for FTD there just hasn't been a good candidate until now. We think we've found it, and that is the most exciting part of the discovery for those of us who treat patients." At the same time, he says, the finding "gives us a sense that we might be able to start to figure out what makes us unique a...

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