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Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

...ontingency management program was one of the first chosen to study. At a conference sponsored by NIDA, Kellogg, who is the scientific director for the contingency management intervention in New York, met Peter Coleman and Marylee Burns, from the Office of Behavioral Health at the HHC, who are contributing a...

AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists

...esearch. Each of the 17 AACR-MSI Faculty Scholars chosen this year will receive $1,800 for use toward expenses associated with attending the AACR Annual Meeting or Special Conferences. A committee of the AACR Minorities in Cancer Research Council administers both of these award programs. The AACR-Women i...

Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award

...support of the pharmacy profession. The individual chosen must have a proven track record of servant leadership in any one or more of the following areas: education, association work, community service, professional practice or mentoring. "Fink's tireless efforts on behalf of pharmacy became apparent as th...

NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system

...ee 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 available evidence,' which is how our single-search algorithm works." The NMDP is the largest registry of cord blood units in the country (more than 40,000 units), an ...

Can hospital data detect poor performing doctors?

...isode statistics. The indicators were specifically chosen for their potential link with poor quality of service. Their analysis identified Ledward as an outlier in three of the five years. Eight other consultants were also identified as outliers, but the researchers strongly caution against over-interpretin...

The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters

...nce and the role of emotion in music. Subjects are chosen in as much as they emerge with increasing frequency in scientific literature as elements of common interest across neurology, neurobiology, psychiatry, child neurology. In order to highlight the most dynamic aspects of these activities, the leading a...

Immune system lab model overcomes ethical limits on human hematopoietic stem cells studies

...s during the mixing and matching of genes that are chosen to build a particular receptor. Each T cell uses the resulting combination of genes to make a receptor that lets the cell recognize a specific target. When stimulated to multiply, each parent T cell produces an army of identical cells against a desig...

Steroid-free regimen with CellCept found comparable to standard therapy in liver transplantation

...st be used simultaneously unless abstinence is the chosen method. If pregnancy occurs during treatment, the physician and patient should discuss the desirability of continuing the pregnancy (see complete product information). Adverse events reported in >30% of renal, cardiac or liver transplant patient...

Breastfeeding as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and salt restriction

...ts of the metabolic syndrome in over 2000 randomly chosen children from Denmark and Estonia, aged between 9 and 15. The metabolic syndrome comprises a constellation of conditions that predispose to a high risk of coronary artery disease. These include high blood pressure, diabetes, high insulin levels, high...

Combating fatigue associated with liver disease

...d a placebo in the other. The crossover design was chosen because fatigue is a subjective symptom and taking both the drug and the placebo in two separate blinded periods allowed patients to serve as their own controls. In addition to a diagnosis of PBC, patients had to score at least a 4 on the Fatigue Sur...

Personalized immunosuppression with leading organ transplant therapy may optimize patient care

...st be used simultaneously unless abstinence is the chosen method. If pregnancy occurs during treatment, the physician and patient should discuss the desirability of continuing the pregnancy (see complete product information). Adverse events reported in >30% of renal, cardiac or liver transplant patient...

The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2005 Hartford faculty scholars

...newest geriatric social work faculty members to be chosen for the Hartford Faculty Scholars Program. With funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation, the program will provide the scholars with opportunities for professional development and $100,000 in funding over the next two years. Now in its fifth yea...

UCSB professors among team awarded $13 million to mount nano-attack on plaque

...nd interdisciplinary research, cardiac disease was chosen as the focus of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute's recently-established Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology. The multi-organizational team will build "delivery vehicles" that can be used to transport drugs, imaging agents and nano-d...

University of Maryland scientist wins 2005 Kettering Prize

...s Cancer Research Awards, says that Dr. Brodie was chosen to receive the 2005 Charles F. Kettering Prize after a "very rigorous selection process" by top scientists from around the world. "Dr. Brodie was awarded the prize for her pioneering work in the development of specific aromatase inhibitors. This new ...

New base for North American cancer screening pioneers

...y, said: "I am delighted that Genesis Genomics has chosen the North East as the base for its UK operation. "One NorthEast has placed a major emphasis on the exploitation of science and knowledge as a key driver of the future North East economy through its Strategy for Success. The 200m strategy is now begin...

Novel approach for eradicating prostate cancer wins award for young Hebrew University researcher

...salem. For her work in this area, Tal. Arnon was chosen as one of the recipients of the Barenholz Prize in Drug Delivery Systems, which was awarded this month during the Hebrew University Board of Governors meeting. Tal, born in Israel, began her academic studies in the Etgar program for outstanding stude...

Nutritional info helps teens make better choices

...dishes with less than 20 grams of fat seemed to be chosen based on a second criterion calories. Those dishe...such as chicken stromboli or chicken fajitas, were chosen less often. Those with the same fat content, but fewer calories, oven-baked chicken or kabobs, were ...

Poland loses record numbers of doctors to the UK

...o leave Poland if they want to gain expertise in a chosen area. The lack of new diagnostic technologies and treatments also spurs doctors to seek opportunities for developing their skills elsewhere. The healthcare systems of former communist countries may have changed, but the working conditions of Poland'...

University of Newcastle upon Tyne to lead UK Stroke Research Network

...at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne have been chosen to co-ordinate a multi-million pound nationwide ne... disease and cancer. Newcastle University has been chosen by the Department of Health to co-ordinate the UK Stroke Research Network, in collaboration with the...

Researchers model avian flu outbreak, impact of interventions

...een implemented. [AVI format - 17Mb] A carefully chosen combination of public health measures, if implemented early, could stop the spread of an avian flu outbreak at its source, suggest two international teams of researchers in Nature (August 3) and Science (August 5). The researchers used computer model...

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