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Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?

...0% of medical school department chairs responsible for teaching anatomy acknowledged having difficulty recruiting faculty to teach this important subject. "Whereas an adequate number of students are receiving training in gross anatomy, most are being lost as teachers during their postdoctoral years," the...

Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 5, 2005

...y New American College of Physicians' guidelines for obesity management recommend diet and exercise for everyone and drugs and surgery only for obese patients who are not able to achieve weight-loss goals...

Genetic link to cervical cancer

...ls called natural killer (NK) cells, known in part for their ability to kill tumor cells, are found in HP...e the outcome of virus infection and the potential for progression to cancer. Activation of NK cell activation depends on a balance between activating and ...

Sex hormones hold key to higher rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms in males

...nt of people over the age of 65, but the mechanism for this higher incidence has remained unknown. Resea...the study Monday, April 4, at the American Society for Investigative Pathology scientific sessions at Experimental Biology 2005 in San Diego. In a well-est...

Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome

...dized education program about shaken baby syndrome for parents of all newborn infants in the region befor... initial hospitalization and ongoing medical costs for treatment that can average nearly $300,000 per child, this study shows that a small investment of ti...

AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards

...nty years ago, members of the American Association for Cancer Research began an important dialogue about ...nority investigators by providing financial awards for participation in AACR conferences. First known as NCI Minority Travel Awards, this program was expa...

Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure

...iving kidney donor since the national waiting time for a deceased donor kidney transplant can average three to five years, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. Dr. Wali says it is not clear why prolonged dialysis reduces the benefits of kidney ...

Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize

...ists competing to win the 2005 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Managem...e finalists, announced last month by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), are the Athens 2004 Olympic Committee, El...

Differential heart-attack risks among blacks, whites remain mystery

...in called "lipoprotein(a)" lead to increased risks for heart attacks among whites but not among African-A...nth in the journal Circulation, points to the need for further research to determine whether African-Americans have a genetic mechanism that protects them ...

ALLHAT findings are 'color blind' in showing diuretics work better for high blood pressure

HOUSTON - (EMBARGOED: not for release before 3 p.m. CDT April 5, 2005)--Three Un...older, cheaper diuretics remain the drug of choice for both black and non-black patients in treating high blood pressure and reducing risk of heart disease...

A probe, not an echo

...res in soft tissue (i.e., 0.4 mm, compared to 2 mm for the best alternatives). Several other features pr... in a objective, fixed-coordinate 3D grid, crucial for guiding surgical procedures. *Scans can be performed in a matter of a few minutes and because they a...

Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored

...ychiatrists are doing a "modest" job of monitoring for weight gain, diabetes and other metabolic problems...at may result from use of the newer antipsychotics for schizophrenia, researchers say. Nearly all of the 258 members of the American Psychiatric Associatio...

Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity

...n adult and pediatric trauma center likely account for the number of serious golf-related injuries treate...occasional golfer himself, Dr. Rahimi got the idea for the study because he noticed an increase in these injuries. "At one time there were two children wit...

Physicians, researchers to talk about new treatments for oral, head and neck cancers

...MBUS, Ohio--April 11-18 is national awareness week for oral, head and neck cancer. But unlike many other ..., Phil Bisesi created "Joan's Fund" to raise money for oral head and neck cancer research. It is the first organization in the United States to do such. ...

Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards

...he 96th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), U. S. Rep. Randy "Duke" Cu...s been a strong and long-time supporter of funding for cancer research through his committee work in the House and related efforts on behalf of the biomedi...

Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research

...the research talent pool, the American Association for Cancer Research is holding three special programs for young scientists at this year's Annual Meeting: the AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards f...

West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind

...inds are strongest. These results should be useful for the development of epidemiological early-warning s... Sahelo-Sudanian band of Africa is an endemic area for meningococcal meningitis (MCM). The disease, an infection of the meninges by the bacteria Neisseria ...

Onion compound may help fight osteoporosis

...des adding flavor to food, onions also may be good for your bones. Researchers at the University of Bern ...nd found that the most likely compound responsible for the decreased bone loss was a peptide called GPCS. The researchers then obtained a group of isolated...

Injectable drug, combined with counseling, shows promise in treating alcohol dependence

...y reduced heavy drinking in patients being treated for alcohol dependence. Study results show that the m...is so important that our field find new treatments for alcohol dependence," says Helen Pettinati, PhD, Research Professor in Penn's Department of Psychiatr...

Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients

...ess management training offer considerable promise for patients with heart disease by not only improving ...vised aerobic exercise training three times a week for 16 weeks. Those in the stress management arm received 16 weekly 1.5-hour classes designed to help pa...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... (Nov. 4, 2014) – A majority of Madagascar,s 101 ... could have serious consequences for the rainforests they call ... the positive impacts lemurs can have on rainforest tree ... disappearance could have on the region,s rich biodiversity. , ... fruits eaten by lemurs. Lemurs in turn disperse ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... DUBLIN , Nov. 3, 2014 Research ... report "Cell Therapy - Technologies, Markets and Companies" ... evaluates cell therapy technologies and methods, which have already started ... Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is replacing the old fashioned bone ... described. Cell therapy is bound to become a part of ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... 3, 2014  NeuroSigma ® , Inc. (NeuroSigma), ... company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive ... treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, announced today ... issued a Notice of Allowance for Mexican Patent ... by NeuroSigma and the Regents of the University ...
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