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Drama can help educate and motivate, research shows

... substance abuse prevention activities, especially donating money to organizations. In the follow-up survey, 81 percent of respondents reported having talked to their family or friends about alcohol or other drug abuse and 43 percent reported having donated money to organizations involved in substance abuse...

The UK's third case of vCJD associated with blood transfusion

...nor who developed symptoms of vCJD 20 months after donating blood. Progressive symptoms. including impaired concentration and poor balance. led to his referral to the NHS National Prion Clinic at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. The patient decided to enroll into a trial testing a...

People should be paid for donating an organ

...uld be allowed a monetary inducement or reward for donating an organ," writes Professor Friedman. The buying and selling of regenerative products such as human hair, blood and semen occurs and human eggs are now sought openly with a price offered for them payment is legal in the USA. Professor Friedman s...

ESA donates mosaic of global images taken by Envisat to United Nations

...big, ESA Director of Earth Observation Programmes, donating it on behalf of the European Space Agency. The image is a mosaic of global land cover images taken by the MERIS instrument onboard ESA's environmental satellite which shows the entire planet 'in its true colours'. To produce the mosaic, a total of 15...

Innovate or perish? Helping developing countries fight neglected diseases

... government agencies are stepping up to the plate, donating more than $1 billion by 2003 in global product develop partnerships (PDPs) for new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics for diseases of the poor. Another promising sign is the success being realized by some countries, despite both their relatively low e...

Stanford bioethicists want stronger protections for women donating eggs for stem cell research

...erm donors these women undergo considerable risk - donating eggs is at best uncomfortable and at worst deadly....t women need to fully understand both the risks of donating eggs and the reality that their donation may not ever cure a disease or benefit another person. Achi...

Exposed: Tobacco companies efforts to influence industry privatisation

...attempted to gain favour in various ways including donating funds in aid of flood relief and providing Moldova with agricultural machinery. Despite hoping to establish a monopoly, BAT planned intensive marketing, as if in a competitive market, aiming to target young people in cities. In doing so it predicted ...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... shows SIRT6—a protein known to inhibit the growth ... skin cancers by turning on an enzyme that increases ... Previously considered protective, SIRT6 is part of a family ... stability and prevent some of the genetic flaws associated ... lead to cancer. This study, in the journal,s October ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of the planet,s leading questions is how to produce ... variable climate. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... over the next 40 years to feed a growing ... the necessary rise in food production. Plants—grains, cereals, ... supporting livestock. Current research must tap into our ...
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