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USC law professor battles schizophrenia

...writing and spends nearly every waking hour in her crowded office in the law school. Since her arrival at USC in 1989, she has been among the schools most productive and respected scholarly writers. Edward McCaffery, Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law at USC, was one of the early colleagues Saks confid...

Ultrasound mammography, volcano monitoring for aircraft safety

...D AT A COCKTAIL PARTY Anyone who has walked into a crowded party, with music blaring in the background, will remember the first impression of the sound as a single loud noise. In short order, however, different sounds begin to emerge as one listens to a few speakers, hears the melody from the band, or even f...

'Ticking time bomb': Prisons unprepared for flu pandemic, says new SLU research

...al facilities into ticking time bombs. Many people crowded together, often suffering from diseases that weaken their immune systems, form a potential breeding ground and reservoir for diseases." Schwartz and fellow researchers studied research and protocols from the Centers for Disease Control, the World ...

New approach assesses risk of water-borne pathogen disease

...ical countries where poor people live under highly crowded conditions, or in rural areas where people are exposed to water contaminated by the urine of Leptospira-infected mammals such as livestock or rats. Transmission also appears to coincide with warm weather and the occurrence of flooding, which washes ...

Antioxidants may protect against tick-borne illness

.... Although less common, typhus remains a threat in crowded jails and in other poor hygienic environments. "Our studies have the potential to identify novel therapeutic targets for a host of rickettsial diseases," said Sahni, an assistant professor in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Rochester. D...

Inadequate housing may contribute to poor health in immigrant farmworker families

...ulation. The dwellings are small, exacerbating the crowded conditions caused by the large size of farmworker ...rs in the study, 36 percent to 46 percent lived in crowded conditions, compared to an estimated 3 percent of the rural population. In addition, many households...

Braces align crooked teeth and boost self-esteem

...gh orthodontic treatment, problems like crooked or crowded teeth, overbites or underbites, incorrect jaw position, and disorders of the jaw joint can be corrected. Alternative orthodontic treatments have long been available, but may not always be as comprehensive as orthodontics. Space maintainers help main...

New survey indicates preemie parents uninformed about RSV prevention

...ay from anyone with a cold or influenza, and avoid crowded areas and day care during RSV season. Never let anyone smoke around their baby....

Early experience may shape our sensory perceptions

...ons such as how seeing a friend speaking across a crowded and noisy room can help us better "hear" what he or she is saying. In addition to studying these neurons in adult cats, the researchers also examined how multisensory neurons mature in the developing brain. They found that immediately after birth, m...

Cancer prevention news tips

...i infection is especially prevalent in places with crowded living conditions and poor sanitation where it causes high rates of stomach cancers and other gastric disorders," says Fahey, who participated in the current study with Akinori Yanaka, M.D., Ph.D., at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. "In many devel...

Hopkins emergency physician warns of post-hurricane disease and illness

...helters. In these confined quarters, Kirsch says, crowded and poor sanitary conditions, including limited access to clean water and insufficient numbers of toilets, help spread disease from person to person. However, Kirsch notes that people with chronic health conditions face the biggest threats by far, l...

Trained nurses and laypersons perform well as preschool vision screeners

...ormat of the test was changed to present isolated, crowded Lea Symbols at a closer distance, laypersons were as accurate as the eyecare professionals using the original test, in which a line of symbols was presented. "We are excited to have identified the best-performing tools for vision screening of prescho...

CML found to wield 'death factor' that kills normal blood marrow cells

...itive cells can overcome and grow effectively in a crowded marrow environment," Arlinghaus says. "The disease may begin with a single translocation, but with the death factor helping to continuously clear the way, the leukemia cells can take over the entire marrow," he says. "And when you block the protein, ...

Combination vaccine produces lower immune response than vaccines administered separately

...acious and safe vaccines has increased pressure on crowded infant immunization schedules. Infants in the United States receive up to 20 separate vaccine injections over 5 immunization encounters at ages 2, 4, 6, 12, and 18 months to protect against disease due to hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, ...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... North Carolina State University researchers have developed a suite ... between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything ... our pets. , "We,ve developed a platform for computer-mediated ... to new avenues for interpreting dogs, behavioral signals and ... Dr. David Roberts, an assistant professor of computer science ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... largest study of its kind to date, researchers have ... heighten the risk for autism. Joseph Buxbaum, Ph.D., Icahn ... Mark Daly, Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, ... from affected children, parents and unrelated people. They identified ... to the risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... industrial products are in the environment – and hundreds ... scientists have yet to determine whether they cause health ... that by estimating which substances people are exposed to ... ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology . , ... to human health of any given substance depend primarily ...
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