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More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study

...he air in six empty school buses traveling through established routes in south-central and suburban Los Angeles, all areas within the Los Angeles Unified School District. Nine runs were made with windows open and seven runs with windows closed in April, May and June 2002. Five of the buses were powered by diese...

Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations

...J. Lowney, Jr., DDS, MS, MPH, Connecticut, USA , established The Haitian Health Foundation, and has provided me...spice. Marie de la Soudiere, New York, USA , established emergency care for children in war torn countries. She has directly impacted nearly 1 million childr...

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research

...osphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K). The annual award, established in 1997, recognizes an individual who has made a major scientific discovery in basic or translational cancer research. Cantley will give an award lecture at the 96th AACR Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif., April 16-20, 2005. His talk, entitled "T...

Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction

...ements -- can disrupt the solid foundation that is established by healthy mother/infant interactions." The study, which is the first to focus on the effects of maternal iron deficiency on mother/child interactions, will be detailed April 5 at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, Calif. The paper i...

Risk of HIV transmission highest in early stage of infection

...ission was five- to twelve-fold higher than during established infection. The infection rate was 8.2 per 1000 coi...compared to 0.7 to 1.5 per 1000 coital acts during established infection. The rate rose again during late-stage infection, 25 to 26 months prior to death, to 2.8 p...

50 years after Salk polio vaccine: Status of global eradication efforts

...WHO, Rotary International, UNICEF and the CDC, was established in 1988 and seeks to make all countries polio-free. According to WHO, there currently are 1,263 polio cases worldwide and six countries where the virus is endemic. These are Nigeria, Niger, Egypt, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. To commemorate the 5...

Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award

... and in 2004 the American Society for Pharmacy Law established the Joseph L. Fink III Founders Leadership Award in his honor. In 2003, he received the Annual Alumni Achievement Award from his Philadelphia alma mater. His scholarly works include more than 260 publications in the fields of law pertaining to phar...

A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment

...s of other inflammatory joint diseases and also of established rheumatoid arthritis. New research published today in Arthritis Research & Therapy found that very early rheumatoid arthritis is characterised by a distinct profile of T cell, macrophage and stromal cell related cytokines in synovial fluid. This fin...

ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants

...idelines also expand the limitations of previously established contraindications to transplant, such as age, diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, renal insufficiency and cancer history. "There are many issues to consider. A lot has changed just in the past few years," Mehra says. A primary example is that of...

Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma

...rector of the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases. "We established the Asthma Clinical Research Network several years ago for just this purpose -- to generate meaningful data on new therapeutic approaches." Participating centers in the trial, in addition to UCSF and Harvard, were: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Cente...

NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system

... concluded that a new government structure must be established because the IOM believes that a mechanism for searching all HPCs does not exist. NMDP has already developed such a mechanism, making additional government bureaucracy unnecessary. "We appreciate the challenge IOM faced in addressing questions of str...

NY Academy of Sciences reveals how scientists plan to combat bioterrorism & deadly pathogens

...merging Infectious Diseases Research were recently established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). These centers have inaugurated the Trans-RCE Biodefense Seminars. This 13-part lecture series uses video and web conferencing to present information...

Medical journal editors condemn ghostwriting

...roducts is encouraged by evidence-based guidelines established by independent bodies. "This is not a new problem and will likely be with us as long as unscrupulous corporate officers care more about profits than the truth and don't realize the adverse effects on their profits that will result from an erosion of...

NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers

...he nation. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has established the goal of eliminating suffering and death due to cancer by 2015. To meet this goal requires immediate action to address the gap between development and delivery, particularly among underserved populations. NCI is addressing these unequal patterns o...

Drugs targeted at muscle cells

...ssue. Now scientists at Karolinska Institutet have established that a type of drug targeted at receptors in the muscle cells increases the metabolism and absorption of glucose, making it a potential tool in the treatment of diabetes. These new findings were published recently in the scientific journal Diabetes. ...

Variant in gene associated with telomeres predicts longer survival of deadly brain tumor

...oubling of survival rate - the strongest link ever established between genetic variation and outcome in this deadliest form of brain cancer, according to researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The study, presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research,...

Institute of Medicine news: Human resource crisis in HIV/AIDS

...ore, an international advisory committee should be established to provide input on the development, ongoing operation, and evaluation of the proposed service. In the first year, 150 U.S. health professionals should be selected for the GHS service corps and deployed based on several criteria, including specific p...

Child health teacher numbers at worrying levels

...worrying decline' in numbers. There were now 312.8 established full-time equivalent academic clinical staff at professor, reader, senior lecturer, or lecturer level in the 24 centres 24.35 less than five years before and 28 fewer lecturer posts. Teaching undergraduate medical students has been a traditional r...

NIH awards funding to biotech firm for heart disease

...nd the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. The center was established with the help of $19 million in state funding in 2003. Eric Cottington, associate vice president for research at Case, stated "Arteriocyte's NIH award is strong validation that the company's technology represents a novel innovation in the treatment o...

Children do well with shorter fast before surgery

...s not support a shift in practice from the current established guidelines which permit children solid food up to six or eight hours preoperatively," Brady and colleagues write. The researchers found very few studies on milk drinking before surgery, which was "especially surprising given the reliance of younger c...

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