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How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior

...ingual, multi-million dollar marketing campaign. A new study by Wharton professors and doctors at the Uni...ennsylvania School of Medicine provides applicable new insight into consumer thinking about health remedies. A fat absorption pill, Alli has labeled itself...

Late weekend sleep among teens may lead to poor academic performance

...cts. The fact that their clock must get used to a new routine may affect their ability to be awake early for school at the beginning of the week when they revert back to their old routine, according to a research abstract that will be presented Wednesday at SLEEP 2007, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Ass...

Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M

...-scientists and clinical faculty recruits; and add new research centers and institutes. State-of-th...ynergies for translational research. As the first new research facility built on the Weill Cornell campus in two decades, it will keep New York City at th...

Future therapies for stroke may block cell death

A new therapy to re-activate silenced genes in patients ...rms of histone deacetylase. Kozikowski said the new findings, performed in collaboration with Dr. Brett Langley at the Burke-Cornell Medical Research In...

ESA satellite guides polar explorers across disintegrating sea ice

...tional group of users that will benefit from these new operational satellite developments at ESA....

Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site

...e in advertising and public relations. This is a new idea; its never been done before, she says. We are very confident that, once the idea is put on the table, people will begin to believe in it just as much as we do, adds Abushagur, a fourth-year marketing major at RITs E. Philip Saunders College of...

Report calls for new directions, innovative approaches in testing chemicals for toxicity to humans

...e tested for risks they may pose to humans, says a new report from the National Research Council. The report outlines a new approach that would rely less heavily on animal studies and instead focus on in vitro methods that e...

ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses

...e in the clinical literature and the initiation of new research in priority areas where such evidence does not already exist. it should have established processes that ensures that the comparative effectiveness findings developed are accessible in a comprehensive form to all stake holders. Dr. Dal...

Split the difference: Pill-splitting study looks at cost-saving step that could be used by millions

...take popular cholesterol-lowering drugs. Now, a new University of Michigan study adds more evidence that splitting a high-dose pill and swallowing half of it, rather than taking a whole low-dose pill each time, doesnt change those medicines impact on cholesterol levels. It is also the first prospectiv...

Simple test predicts 6-year risk of dementia

...s a doctors office or at a patients bedside. The new index is the bedside version of a longer, more tec...ans included in the study population, and that the new scales need validation in other study groups before they can become standard clinical tools. We ce...

FPG receives $8 million for autism research

...ly enhance the lives of children with autism. This new work will help ensure not only that children are diagnosed as early as possible, but that when they are diagnosed they receive the most effective treatment by professionals who are prepared and knowledgeable, said Samuel L. Odom, FPG director and pri...

Experts call for urgent research into anti-epileptic drugs given to children

...eiving prescriptions were male and prescribing for new patients was highest in the two to 11 age group (4...ials, than their more traditional counterparts. As new safety data emerges, restrictions in prescribing may be implemented. Many drugs are not tested on...

NIAID releases MDR/XDR Tuberculosis research agenda

...IAID is well prepared to foster the development of new TB diagnostics, drugs and vaccines, but given the ...nical management of people with TB: Finding new TB diagnostic tools Improving therapy for all forms of TB, including MDR/XDR TB Understanding ba...

Study outlines how stroke, head injury can increase risk of Alzheimer's disease

...fected by the disease. Our findings also shed new light on how the aged brain becomes more vulnerable to AD, since any insult to the brain head injury, stroke, or the mini-strokes called TIAs can set off this process and turn up BACE activity, says Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, director of the Genetics and ...

Aging stem cells in mice may hold answers to diseases of the aged, Stanford study finds

...as leukemia or anemia, and are less likely to make new antibodies that would protect against infections l... were believed to protect the cells from acquiring new mutations. Rossi, Weissman and the other first author, postdoctoral scholar David Bryder, PhD, tes...

Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases

... or osteoporosis as they get older, according to a new study whose lead author is a researcher at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. There is a huge demand for this information among clinicians because in almost any chronic condition in children affecting growth, inflammation, or involving c...

Surgery by satellite -- New possibilities at medicine's cutting edge

...oping telesurgery, which holds the promise of many new efficient and cost-effective ways of providing advanced healthcare services, says project leader Reiza Rayman....

Loss of stem cells correlates with premature aging in animal study

...y divide and are able to replenish the tissue with new cells. Brown explains that in the current study...ey subsequently age before their time. With this new knowledge of how DNA repair, stem cells, and the aging process interconnect, Brown, first author Yar...

Rochester spreads knowledge of cancer-related fatigue

...at a better understanding of the topic will prompt new research and treatment. Virtually all cancer pat...t drug, modafinil, is being studied as a potential new treatment," Roscoe said. "But nothing yet has clearly demonstrated the ability to relieve cancer-rel...

UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells

...successfully manipulated nanomaterials to create a new drug-delivery system that promises to solve the ch...in-based nanoparticles have been developed. The new research findings show that mesoporous silica nanoparticles offer great potential and a promising ap...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... a newly coined term for novels and films which focus ... of Copenhagen shows how these fictions serve as a mental ... climate change and imagine other living conditions. , "Global ... the atmosphere; it is also a cultural phenomenon in which ... the films we see. And there are so many of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... at the University of Houston (UH) is working to ... His work is supported by a $1.8 million grant ... Blood transfusions save millions of lives every year. They ... for instance, routine surgeries would become life threatening. This ... that transfusions of red blood cells stored in a ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... There,s a new secret to get your child to behave ... , A new Cornell study published in Eating Behaviors ... they had to bite with their front teeth such as ... rowdier than when these foods had been cut. ... as aggressive toward other kids," said Brian Wansink, Professor and ...
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