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Brain research poised to dramatically advance global society
... could bring to society. "It is our intention to cover
a lot of ground in two days because we need to capture the magnitude of the impact of what we are proposing to Congress," said Olds. "A 10-year focus to bring the enormous promise of brain research will launch an intellectual revolution here and thro...
Sight specialists to shed light on vision loss at UH conference
...tinuum of Care," the theme for the symposium, will cover
problems ranging from macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans aged 65 and older, cataracts solutions and tips for improving daily life. "There are some really small things that can make a tremendous difference...
Alien soundscapes, crackling jets, stalking volcanoes
...mental visuals and sound files, will enable you to cover
many of the meeting's stories. None of the highlighted papers are embargoed, so you are welcome to cover
the meeting presentations at any time. During the meeting, please contact the AIP science writers l...
Urgent need for guidance on mobile phone use in clinical care
...ansfer of data is required. Specifically this must cover
the status of consultations when clinician and patient are in different countries. At present a UK clinician may provide a consultation using a registered patient's mobile phone unaware that the patient is in another country, where their UK medical c...
Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8
...1. A press briefing will be held each day and will cover
the following topics and research findings. Reporters wishing to participate in press briefings via telephone conference call should dial 800-860-2442 and reference the bipolar briefing. International participants should dial (412) 858-4600. 12:15...
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...onto, Canada, a stockpile of Tamiflu sufficient to cover
65% of a countrys population could cut deaths by approximately half. This study was announced at the leading influenza conference, Options for the Control of Influenza VI, in Toronto.1 The reality is that country stockpiles of Tamiflu are limited ...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
...ients, according to a study published today on the cover
page of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Lead author K. Lance Gould, M.D., professor in the Division of Cardiology at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, said he discovered the abnormalities upon his initial use of cardiac PET-CT sc...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...planted between growing seasons. Green manures are cover
crops which are plowed into the soil to provide natural soil amendments instead of synthetic fertilizers. They found that planting green manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to farm organically without synthetic fertilizers. Or...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...s with blood disorders. This unique program will cover
the management of a full range of blood disorders, from the many forms of anemia (including those associated with malaria, pregnancy, iron deficiency, thalassemia, and sickle cell disease), to disorders that lead to abnormal bleeding and clotting, to...
'SCHIP funding levels too low' ACP tells Senate Finance Committee Leaders
...include: Expanded eligibility and funding to cover
all currently eligible children and to provide cov...to urge lawmakers to provide sufficient funding to cover
more vulnerable children and avert cuts that will reduce elderly patients access to Medicare....
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...There are few inexpensive resources available that cover
the entire range of legal issues facing baby boomers, including retirement income, housing, health care, estate planning, elder abuse, living wills and age discrimination. We want people to know their issues and options, rather than having these expl...
Barrow scientists make headlines for their research on fixational eye movements
...s Hospital and Medical Center, are featured on the cover
of the August issue of Scientific American for their research on fixational eye movements. The pair was also featured in a recent issue of the Wall Street Journal. Scientific American is considered by many to be the Rolling Stone magazine of scienc...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...nsured (i.e., have private insurance that does not cover
all recommended vaccines). In 2000, approximately 14 percent of children were underinsured for vaccines in the United States, requiring families to either pay out-of-pocket for the cost of vaccines not covered or forego receiving vaccines, according ...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...nd age 18 would be an important policy solution to cover
this group, the authors say. The SCHIP reauthoriza...me. States with laws requiring health plans to cover
young adults on their parents insurance until age 25 include Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Massa...
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