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... To do this, they have been awarded a $1.3 million grant
from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are also in the process of translating their research into human subjects. In an earlier rat study, Barr and Barr observed increas...
NSF grant to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia bridges academic research, child safety innovation
...eries into new and safer products. With a 5-year grant
and facilitation from the National Science Foundat...gy and public education programs. Annually, an NSF grant
of $70,000 is supplemented by contributions of $50,000 from each industry member to support the shar...
Major boost for rheumatoid arthritis drug development
...ational recognition with a prestigious AusIndustry grant
worth $2.27 million. The funding to Phylogica refl...titute Director, Professor Fiona Stanley, said the grant
reflects the quality and novelty of the science behind the new drug delivery platform."This is a gre...
Special issue focuses on quality-of-life for those with dementia in long-term residential care
...ng and Nursing Homes," was made possible through a grant
from the Alzheimer's Association and was guest edited by Richard Schulz, Ph.D, of the University Center for Social and Urban Research at The University of Pittsburgh. "This research forms part of the foundation of the Alzheimer's Association Campaig...
The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
...dividuals will each receive a $50,000 dissertation grant
plus $20,000 in matching support from their home institutions that will enable them to more fully concentrate on their dissertation research projects over the next two years: James Masten New York University School of Social Work Dissertation Title:...
Pedialyte and Gatorade equally effective in alleviating effects of viral gastroenteritis in children
...gher than Pedialyte. The study was supported by a grant
from The Gatorade Sports Science Institute. A potassium deficiency, known as hypokalemia, persisted in a few patients receiving Gatorade after 48 hours. Patients who experienced hyponatremia, an electrolyte disturbance, experienced persisting sympt...
NIH grant to fund U-Georgia's doctoral student's innovative dietary research
...o check up on you. A new $147,200 two-year federal grant
from the National Institutes of Health will help r...prestigious grant. "I was surprised to receive the grant
on my first attempt," said Della, who will also be using part of the research as her dissertation....
Cervical cancer screening programs for low-resource areas appear effective and safe
...by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through a grant
to the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention, the Cancer Association of South Africa, and the Department of National Health, South Africa. Editorial: Cervical Cancer Prevention - Making Programs More Appropriate and Pragmatic In an accompanying ...
Protein suppresses prostate cancer, enhances effects of vitamin E
... cancer." The study was supported, in part, by a grant
from the National Institutes of Health. Yeh's research has focused on prostate cancer for several years. In an article in 2002 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Yeh and her research team showed that vitamin E interferes with two...
Cultural disparities lead to greater health problems in old age, says new special journal issue
... University in June 2004, which was supported by a grant
from the National Institute on Aging....
Can cooling affect exercise capacity of those with MS?
...n MS patients. The study is funded by a $449,999 grant
from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Dept. of Education. "Exercise is good for MS, but it must be done correctly," said lead investigator Nadine Fisher, Ed.D., clinical associate professor of rehabilitation s...
Mayo Clinic finds chronic cough patients report a miserable existence
...confirmed. Dr. Lim recently received Mayo Clinic grant
funding for further research into the science behind chronic cough and plans to continue his work in the laboratory and with chronic cough patients....
Hispanics urged to take charge of their heart health
... on long-term health. Supported by an educational grant
from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., the program is available to the public on-line at the ACP website www.doctorsforadults.com . "Guide to a Healthy Heart for Latinos" is a culturally relevant heart health education program featuring a DVD and guid...
Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research to Harvard's Harold F. Dvorak, M.D.
... time when no one else believed in the concept and grant
support was hard to come by. The Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research was established by the National Foundation for Cancer Research in honor of its co-founder, Dr. Albert Szent-Gyrgyi, recipient of the 1937 Nobel Prize for Physi...
HIV-infected adults in Botswana respond positively to ARV therapy public treatment program
...rst public sector ARV clinic, Harvard has used the grant
received in 2000 through the Secure the Future program to: Help build the initial HIV Reference Laboratory in Botswana; and Initiate the groundbreaking "Adult Antiretroviral Treatment and Drug Resistance Study to examine the three main r...
Mapping alcohol brain damage
...al Sciences has secured a five-year, $1.23 million grant
from the United States' biomedical funding arm, the National Institute of Health (NIH) to find out. Chronic alcohol abuse kills brain cells in the front of the brain, which affect planning, and social interactions and inhibitions. The UQ team with ...
MUHC investigators search for the root of sexual pain in women
... from McGill/MUHC and the CHUM have been awarded a grant
of nearly $700,000 by the Canadian Institutes of H...in fewer women suffering in silence." The new CIHR grant
will allow the team to initiate research with groups of women that suffer from genital pain associat...
For European media only: Can latest advances in health psychology help improve HIV care?
...Horne and supported by an unrestricted educational grant
Prescribed walking can improve physical fitness
...tion, Indianapolis, Ind., and Polar Research; by a grant
from the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, ...d., to co-author Michael G. Perri, Ph.D.; and by a grant
from the General Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Duncan received an Am...
Jessie F. Richardson Foundation's Brown Wilson to receive GSA's 2005 Pollack Award
...ear. The award is made possible through a generous grant
from The New York Community Trust's Maxwell A. Pollack fund....
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