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UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women director to receive national justice award

...ls for others around the nation. Jordan is one of eight people across the country being honored by the fou...g to the University of Kentucky, Jordan served for eight years as executive director of the Governor's Office of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Services. ...

Envisat monitoring China floods as part of Dragon Programme

... are available to download from ESA servers within eight hours after acquisition. Strasbourg-based company SERTIT, specialising in rapid satellite mapping, has been cooperating with a team of Chinese researchers led by Professor Li Jiren of the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (I...

Tsunami raises questions about disaster mental health, Science reports

Nearly eight months after a ferocious earthquake and tsunami left hundreds of thousands of people dead and millions homeless on the rim of the Indian Ocean, the disaster continues to claim a more quiet toll among those suffering psychological aftershocks, accordi...

More is better, at least in angioplasty

...CBSM Cardiovascular Consortium, which for the last eight years has pooled data from Michigan hospitals in an effort to assess and improve PCI care. David Share, M.D., clinical director for the Blues' Center for Health Care Quality and Evaluative Studies, says, "The study tells us two things. In general, e...

Purdue research shows added calcium benefits women on the pill

...ear to decrease bone density. "It's estimated that eight out of 10 women in the United States use oral contraceptives at some time during the years in which peak bone mass is developing," said Dorothy Teegarden, assistant professor in Purdue's Department of Foods and Nutrition. "The results of our study su...

Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality

...here (the lowest part of the atmosphere, extending eight to 16 kilometres in height) is itself a harmful toxic pollutant, a major ingredient of photochemical smog. "While nitrogen dioxide vertical column concentrations above central and eastern Europe and parts of the East Coast of the United States have ...

Trial at Jefferson shows new drug may help cancer patients who need stem cell transplants

...patients undergo standard chemotherapy for four to eight months before they have a stem cell transplant, he explains. Some patients won't have a transplant until their disease relapses and treatment once again puts them back in remission. These treatments sometimes make subsequent stem cell collection diff...

Australians speak: Find us a cure for cancer - fast!

...57%) stating it should be much more. And more than eight in ten (84%) think large Australian corporations should donate to health and medical research as a way of giving back to the community. Dr Bennett said polling highlighted that it was time for the Government to consider tax incentives to drive the gr...

Northwestern Memorial named one of '100 Best Places for Working Mothers'

...rking Mother magazine with detailed information on eight areas of work/life including: childcare, culture, flexibility, parental leave, women's advancement, total compensation, work/life culture, and family-friendly programs. Northwestern Memorial completed a 550-question application, the most rigorous ...

National critical care program benefits families, patients, and hospitals

...rovided funding for implementation of the CCFAP in eight sites across the country. Although specific amenities vary from site to site, hospitals that have implemented the CCFAP offer family members hospitality and support services, educational resources, and adapt technology and the ICU physical environmen...

Children's Hospital Pittsburgh doctors at Cardiac World Congress; Only US doctors to present in Spanish

...nt of sections of the fetal heart during the first eight weeks of pregnancy. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome can be fatal without treatment. Dr. Kreutzer will discuss cardiac cauterization interventional procedures for patients with single ventricle. While the normal heart has two ventricles, in some birth...

Wheelchair technology & spinal cord injury

...nal cord injury (SCI). Data from 157 patients from eight rehabilitation centers were analyzed. Level and completeness of injury, bed rest because of pressure sores, and length of stay were predictors of function. Length of stay in the Netherlands is very long, compared with length of stay in the U.S., but ...

Healthcare workers who don't have flu injections could be risking patients' lives

...st issue of Journal of Clinical Nursing. Less than eight per cent of nurses and healthcare assistants surveyed in two Liverpool hospitals said they had annual flu injections. 29 per cent of the 144 healthcare workers who took part in the study said they didn't feel they needed to be vaccinated, 18 per cen...

Study of new treatment for short stature underway at Rush University Medical Center

...r year for each year of therapy over the course of eight years. In addition, an analysis of safety in the study concluded that long-term treatment appears to be well tolerated and has an acceptable safety profile. The most common adverse events were hypoglycemia, lipohypertrophy and tonsillar hypertrophy....

'Healthy weight, healthy shape' key in preventing heart disease

...n2 by nurse-led teams in busy general hospitals in eight countries. So far, EuroAction patients and their partners have achieved improvements in lifestyle, other cardiovascular risk factors and in the use of cardio-protective medication. Patients have stopped smoking, reduced their consumption of saturated...

Hopkins geneticist discovers mutations in cancer cells that suggest new forms of treatment

...s. The cells came from 19 glioblastoma tumors from eight females and 11 males ranging in age from 7 to 77 years. Glioblastomas are malignant tumors of the central nervous system usually found in the cortex of the brain. Researchers discovered the mutations after comparing the resequenced genes with corres...

NASH clinical research network launches trial for treatment of liver disease in children

... The NASH Clinical Research Network, consisting of eight clinical centers and a data coordinating center, w...lopment of treatments for this liver disease. The eight clinical centers of the NASH Clinical Research Network recruiting patients for both the TONIC and PI...

Hypnotherapy an effective treatment for IBS

...le Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using hypnotherapy. Up to eight million people in Britain suffer from IBS, with symptoms including diarrhoea, pain and bloating. The condition can seriously affect sufferers' quality of life and finding treatment can be difficult, leading many doctors to feel they can do little to...

Optical imaging added to ultrasound improves breast cancer diagnosis

...s were then biopsied. The biopsy results confirmed eight invasive cancers and 73 benign lesions. The average total hemoglobin concentration within the malignant group was more than twice that of benign group. To perform the dual imaging exam, engineers in Dr. Zhu's lab added NIR sensors to an ultrasound ...

'POZ parties' signal potential to spread HIV 'superinfection'

...tner and a desire to have unprotected sex. One in eight men said that not infecting someone else was the main reason for going to a POZ Party. Unprotected sex with several partners over the course of an event was common. Almost two thirds said they had had receptive anal sex, while almost three quarters ...

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(Date:10/22/2014)... JOSE, Calif. , Oct. 20, 2014 ... the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has ... Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona College ... receive research funding.  The AzCIM project,s goal is to ... ability to collect different volumes of sweat under a ...
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