Tag: "component" at medical news
ASH and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation partner to launch new award program
...through this program." The ASH-AMFDP is the second component
of the ASH Minority Recruitment Initiative, which also includes the ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP). Established in 2004, the MMSAP provides hands-on experience in hematology research for minority medical students. The ASH-AMFDP ...
Inhaled nitric oxide may help sickle cell disease
...he natural charge and shape to the oxygen-carrying component
of red blood cells, Medical College of Georgia researchers have found. "Hemoglobin S plus nitric oxide behaves much like normal adult hemoglobin, which does not sickle," says Dr. C. Alvin Head, chair of the Medical College of Georgia Department of An...
Heart attack death rates found higher in hospitals treating larger share of African Americans
...n part by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a component
of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Additional funding was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "We know that disparities exist in the health and health care of African Americans and whites,...
Institute of Medicine elects Gladstone Director Warner Greene
...fic membership organization chartered in 1970 as a component
of the National Academy of Sciences, it works outside the framework of government to ensure scientifically informed analysis and independent guidance. Its mission is to serve as adviser to the nation to improve health. Greene has been elected as one ...
Slacker or sick?
...s is to look more specifically at the psychosocial component
of cytokines and their effect. To do this, they have been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are also in the process of translating thei...
Anemia associated with higher risk of death in the elderly
... lowest and highest hemoglobin concentrations (the component
of red blood cells that carries oxygen) are at increased risk of death, according to a study in the October 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Increasing evidence indicates that anemia is common in the elder...
Researcher says flu responders can learn from 1918 epidemic
...ns said, the professors have helped him focus on a component
of the flu epidemic to gain a clear perspective on its causes, scope, legacy and lessons. As a result, Higgins has found himself growing increasingly concerned with what he describes as a "bifurcated health care system where the best, state-of-th...
ASH Self-Assessment Program receives approval for maintenance of certification credit
...ABIM recognition and approval of the SAP as a core component
of board recertification, and by the benefit this ...and critiques. The ASH-SAP's Web-based multimedia component
links references in the text and exam to other educational resources offered by the American Society...
Implementing European Space Policy: Key ESA/EC agreement on Earth Observation data signed today
...ogramme aiming at the deployment of the GMES space component
will be submitted to the ESA Ministerial Conferenc...e place in December 2005 in Berlin. The GMES space component
will include several Earth Observation satellites in response to the requirements established by the...
The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
... Nursing Assistants" This fellowship program is a component
of the nationwide Geriatric Social Work Initiative, which seeks to expand the training of social workers in order to improve the health and well being of older persons and their families. It was created to help social work doctoral students overcome ...
Regular physical activity may strenghten knee cartilage
...cartilage's glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content, a key component
of cartilage strength and elasticity. Subjects also answered a series of questions about their knee pain and stiffness, as well as their general activity level. Of the original 45 subjects, 30--16 in the exercise group and 14 in the control group--...
New clues into causes of scleroderma
...d consequent accumulation of collagen, the primary component
of fibrotic tissue. "We've learned in our previous studies that the treatment of individual cells with paclitaxel helps stabilize microtubules, thereby blocking the excessive activity of TGF-beta," Dong explained. "So in our latest studies, we were i...
Broccoli sprouts, cabbage, ginkgo biloba and garlic: A grocery list for cancer prevention
...t women from breast cancer. Results from the U.S. component
of the Polish Women's Health Study are showing an ...ow scientists are finding that garlic, or a flavor component
of pungent herb, may help ward off carcinogens produced by meat cooked at high temperatures. Cookin...
ACTOplus met (pioglitazone HCl and metformin HCl)
...small number of people who have taken metformin, a component
of ACTOplus met, have developed a rare, serious co...ensitivity to pioglitazone, metformin or any other component
of ACTOplus met. ACTOplus met should not be taken by people who drink excessive amounts of alcohol. ...
Body checking found to cause few youth hockey injuries
...ockey. He suggests that body checking may be a key component
of teaching this technique to skilled players. "These younger kids are injured more often by falling into the boards or colliding with each other, in part because they haven't learned to skate or stop well. In addition, it's important to teach a ch...
Researchers find nine risk indicators for tooth loss
...ush irregularly. "Risk assessment is an important component
of modern dental therapy," said Kenneth A. Krebs, DMD and AAP president. "Identification of subjects with the greatest risk for periodontal disease severity and progression is essential for the proper allocation of preventive therapeutic measures to...
Cannabis-based medicine relieves the pain of rheumatoid arthritis and suppresses the disease
...ity. It is thought to be an essential therapeutic component
and therefore it can't be removed from the medicine. However, the method of giving the doses, via the mouth spray, and the principle of self-titration, where each patient gradually determined their own optimal dose level up to a maximum of six doses...
Hostility in women does not affect their long term heart health
...anent hostility towards others, long regarded as a component
of type A personality, does not affect the long te...icular at their levels of hostility. This is a key component
of type A personality, which has been linked to increased risk of poor heart health. The group were ...
Mice models developed at UCSD to benefit patients with multiple system atrophy
...centers for research in alpha-synuclein, the major component
of inclusions or clusters found in the brains of patients with multiple system atrophy, Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders. Patients with multiple system atrophy suffer from progressive, worsening symptoms of Parkinson's disease, i...
Air in Fallon, Nev. has elevated levels of tungsten and cobalt
...sidents as part of the investigation. The metal, a component
of tungsten steel and tungsten carbide, is used in tools exposed to high temperatures, such as drill bits and the filaments of incandescent light bulbs. Tungsten is naturally present in soils and rocks in Churchill County and other parts of Nevada. T...
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