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UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life

...s have identified microbial remains in some of the oldest preserved organic matter on Earth, confirmed to be 3.5 billion years-old. The UQ team, led by School of Physical Sciences scientists Dr Miryam Glikson and Associate Professor Sue Golding as well as Associate Professor Lindsay Sly from the School o...

Syphilis screening, lithium fights neurodegeneration, monoclonal antibodies against avian flu

...eurodegenerative disorder Lithium is one of the oldest psychiatric drugs and still used routinely to ameliorate the symptoms of mood disorders. New results by Huda Zoghbi (Baylor College of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute), Harry Orr (University of Minnesota) and colleagues now suggest that ...

UCLA Nobel Laureate honored with membership in the American Philosophical Society

...the American Philosophical Society is the countrys oldest learned society, recognizing extraordinary achievements in science, letters and the arts. Ignarro joins an illustrious group of members that has included Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Andrew Carnegie and Beverly Sills. The Americ...

Highlights from the May 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...trient drops between the youngest children and the oldest were in protein, vitamin C, riboflavin, vitamin B12 and magnesium. Steep drops in riboflavin, zinc, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus consumption occurred among all children during the three years of the study. "The dropoff in micronutrient ade...

Premiere cancer organizations partner to reduce disparities, prevent incidences

LOS ANGELES Uniting the world's oldest and largest scientific organization dedicated to cancer research with the world's largest network of cancer survivors and activists, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Susan G. Komen for the Cure have launched a new partnership t...

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researcher finds mold by-product kills multiple myeloma

...use similar cellular oxidative stress." With the oldest and largest myeloma program in the country, Mayo Clinic has a long tradition of leadership in myeloma research and novel therapeutic development. Dr. Bibles research is part of an ongoing initiative within Mayos Dysproteinemia and Myeloma Groups to f...

Marshall to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR

... Initiated in 1955, the Wilmer Souder Award is the oldest of the IADR's Distinguished Scientist Awards. The award honors Dr. Wilmer Souder, the motivating force in establishing the Dental Section at the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology), and is designed to...

New report reveals African-Americans may lack key nutrients for optimal health

...ational Medical Association (NMA), the largest and oldest national organization representing Black physicians and their patients in the United States. A consensus report from the NMA, The Role of Dairy and Dairy Nutrients in the Diet of African Americans, reported that only 24 percent of African Americans...

Why doesn't the immune system attack the small intestine?

BOSTON--Answering one of the oldest questions in human physiology, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered why the body's immune system - perpetually on guard against foreign microbes like bacteria doesn't attack tissues in the small intestine that harbor millions ...

Study of NYC transit system noise levels finds daily rides can result in hearing loss

...k City subway system is the largest and the second oldest system in the U.S., with over 450 subway stations, 500 subway trains, and over 2,000 miles of track. Operating 24 hours a day throughout NYC, it has almost 4 million riders per weekday, which is the fifth largest ridership in the world. Because exc...

New blood tests aid detection of latent tuberculosis

... skin test, or TST," said Dr. Richeldi. "It is the oldest diagnostic test in modern medical practice, in use since 1910, and its limitations constitute the weakest element in the strategy of targeted testing of latent TB infection." According to Dr. Richeldi, the higher-risk groups targeted for preventive...

Clean water project hit by funding drought

..., said: 'Pottery manufacture is one of the world's oldest professions and most places have the basic materials and skills required to manufacture simple ceramics. It takes only two hours to teach a potter to make one of our filters from the resources already available in their village.' Having proven the th...

Young teens see pregnancy as a way to enhance relationships

...ack of stable housing. Likewise, 63 percent of the oldest teens felt the pregnancy would disrupt their life, while 83 percent of teens under 16 believed the pregnancy would bring on more responsibility and change their life plans. Researchers also found a difference among Hispanics compared to other ethni...

Study shows digitalis safe in patients with common form of heart failure

... advances our understanding of both digitalis, the oldest known heart medicine, and of diastolic heart failure, the newest form of heart failure," said Dalane Kitzman, M.D., a professor of cardiology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a co-author on the report, published on-line today in the j...

Ferracane to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR

... Initiated in 1955, the Wilmer Souder Award is the oldest of the IADR's 15 Distinguished Scientist Awards. The award honors Dr. Wilmer Souder, the motivating force in establishing the Dental Section at the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology), and is designed...

University of Kentucky Gill Heart researchers study abdominal aortic aneurysms

...d this January will mark the 60th birthdays of the oldest boomers, according to an analysis of U.S. Census data by American Demographics. Abdominal aneurysm currently ranks as the 10th leading killer in the United States; although scientists suspect that the incidence may be even higher as the disease is o...

Older blood associated with worse outcomes after repeat heart surgery

...patients into four groups, based on the age of the oldest unit of blood they received: 1-19 days, 20-26 days...ompared with a 25 percent rate for patients in the oldest blood group. In terms of kidney damage, the rate increased from about 7 percent in the freshest bloo...

Hormones could be prescription for living longer

...n aged 26 to 54. Compared to the other groups, the oldest old had significantly higher concentrations of adiponectin as well as much lower levels of both leptin and insulin. Moreover, the oldest-old women scored better with respect to insulin resistance and total cholesterol. Compared to the obese women, wh...

$20 million gift to Rush University Medical Center kicks-off campus redevelopment

...improve parking, and eventually remove some of the oldest structures on campus. The new hospital will incorporate a brand new concept called an "interventional platform." Two floors extending from the new hospital into the renovated Atrium building will be devoted to surgery, imaging and specialty procedure...

Vision, contributions earn two honors for UH optometrist

...erican Optometric Association (AOA). NECO is the oldest continuously operating school of optometry in the United States and has also instituted the largest international optometric program in the world. The AOA is an advocate for the profession and serves optometrists in meeting public eye care needs, wi...

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