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Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable

...n Testing: 15-Year Outcome." The first author is a former Mayo Clinic urology fellow, John F. Ward, M.D., Division of Urology, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va. Other Mayo Clinic authors include Jeffrey Slezak, Eric Bergstralh, and Michael Blute, M.D....

Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health

...e supplement, Kaczorowski, David Satcher, M.D. the former U.S. Surgeon General and senior advisor to URMC on community health, and David Topa, M.D., a former pediatric resident at URMC who practices at Pittsford Pediatrics, called for such a transformation i...

Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users

...emical activity in certain regions of the brain of former methamphetamine users who have not used the drug for a year or more suggest some recovery of neuronal structure and function, according to an article in the April issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Methampheta...

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

...Medical Center in Augusta; Dr. Ann Marie Flannery, former MCG pediatric neurosurgeon now of the faculty of Saint Louis University; and Dr. Mark R. Lee, chair of the MCG Department of Neurosurgery....

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

...ss America 2005 Deidre Downs; and Daniel Q. Haney, former medical editor with the Associated Press will be honored with the 2005 AACR Public Service Award. The citation gives special recognition to each winner's unique role in fostering cancer research. Randy "Duke" Cunningham was first elected to the Unit...

New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening

...men over 45 to 50 years of age, who are current or former cigarette smokers, to enroll in clinical trials th...ason, lung cancer is increasing in frequency among former cigarette smokers. Current and former smokers should be made aware of this continuing risk." Current...

Abnormal lung cancer screening results may help smokers quit

...ochester, MN followed 926 baseline smokers and 594 former smokers who received three consecutive annual spiral CT scan screenings for lung cancer. According to Matthew M. Clark, Ph.D., a psychologist working with the investigative team, they found that the more abnormal screenings a smoker received, the mor...

Smart plastics change shape with light

...lein, Hongyan Jiang, and Oliver Jnger. Lendlein, a former MIT visiting scientist, is institute director at the GKSS research center in Teltow, Germany. With Jiang and Jnger, he is also affiliated with RWTH Aachen, Germany. SHAPE MEMORY Plastics with "shape-memory" that can change shape in response to a t...

Alternate view for pathology of AD

...rrett, Paula Moreira, and Xiongwei Zhu, Ph.D.) and former members (Quan Liu, Ph.D., Atsushi Takeda, Ph.D., and Akihiko Nunomura, Ph.D.) of the Institute of Pathology at Case....

Anthrax treatments' cost effectiveness shown in Stanford study

...ntibiotics," said lead author Robert Fowler, MD, a former Stanford postdoctoral scholar who is now at the University of Toronto. The researchers also determined that widespread pre-attack vaccination was not particularly cost-effective. For a city of 5 million people, assuming a low of probability of attack...

Press registration reminder ESC Congress 2005, 3-7 September 2005

...ain ESC Press & PR Office. For more information on former For Your Heart's Sake events see: http://www.escardio.org/initiatives/prevention/FYHS/ To register for updates on the ESC Congress, sign up for the ESC Web News fortnightly email bulletin, at: http://www.escardio.org/initiatives/News/web_news_subs...

Child sex abuse policy recommendations published in Science magazine

...e eyes of the media and the public." Freyd and her former students, Anne DePrince and Kathy Becker-Blease, have investigated the cognitive mechanisms involved in the forgetting of abuse. Terry Keane, associate chief of staff for research and development for the VA Boston Healthcare System and a professor of...

NIH awards funding to biotech firm for heart disease

...ollege of Arts and Sciences at Case. Don Brown, a former executive of Viacell and Schering-Plough, is the company's chief executive officer. The university invested $250,000 in Arteriocyte through its Case Technology Ventures fund. The grant is part of the NIH's Small Business Technology Transfer Award pro...

Every birth and death must be counted

...wn. In this month's PLoS Medicine, Lexi Bambas, former coordinator of the Global Equity Gauge Alliance ( www.gega.org.za ), an organisation that works to monitor to health inequalities and to promote equity within and between societies, argues that universal birth registration is a crucial step in reduci...

Study examines influence of celebrity endorsements of cancer screening

... increasingly common. High-profile people, such as former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and journalist Katie Couric, endorse screening tests through stories about their own cancer diagnoses or when they become involved in promotional campaigns for specific tests. However, little is known about how th...

Three UCSD scholars elected to prestigious National Academy of Sciences

...tionment revolution in the United States. Cox is a former Guggenheim Fellow and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996. Professor Karin, 53, is a leading world authority on signal transduction pathways that regulate gene expression in response to extra cellular stimuli. His key ac...

Rutgers present Sussman Award to Rutgers faculty member Mary Ann Scoloveno

... letters of support from colleagues, students, and former students," said Scoloveno, associate professor. "The personal relations I've developed with the students have been richly rewarding. I never expected an award for this work beyond watching the students mature and flourish. Besides, I deeply love teac...

Blocking the Odc gene is effective in preventing cancers

...that are enzymes," said Jonas A. Nilsson, Ph.D., a former postdoctoral fellow at St. Jude who did much of the work on this project. "This is a safer approach than trying to disrupt Myc, which has too complex a role to be easily controlled without causing complications." Nilsson is now a faculty member at th...

Vitamin D, taxotere combination promising for advanced prostate cancer

...er, M.D., are the inventors of DN-101. Henner is a former OHSU faculty member. Henner has joined Novacea Inc., the company formed to develop DN-101, to play a key role in the development of the drug. Beer and OHSU have a significant financial interest in Novacea Inc., a company that may have a commercia...

Medical journals are an extension of the marketing arm of pharmaceutical companies

...f pharmaceutical companies," argues Richard Smith, former editor of the BMJ and now Chief Executive of UnitedHealth Europe, in a provocative essay published in the open access international health journal PLoS Medicine ( www.plosmedicine.org ). The most conspicuous example of medical journals' dependence...

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