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A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses
... needed to plan aid responses that may include not only
food, but may also include the provision of comple...s, such as water or cash. New analytical tools not only
track trends in food security, but also help to predict both positive and negative consequences of i...
New survey uncovers how insomnia affects job performance and safety
... despite the significant impact of their insomnia, only
30% of those surveyed sought professional care to address the problem. The pressure of shift work and the high demands of our round the clock society, often result in the development of insomnia, which is a significant contributing factor to workp...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
...al component of the Millennium Villages. There are only
48 dentists in the entire country of Ethiopia, and...ose reports explained that health improvements can only
happen through a broad range of inter-related public health reforms. The Millennium Villages proje...
Extended duration work shifts risky to the safety, well-being of medical interns, patients
... an extended duration shift can pose a risk to not only
the safety and well-being of medical interns, but also to that of their patients, according to a research abstract that will be presented Wednesday at SLEEP 2007, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS). The st...
Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M
...ry and generous gift, Joan and Sandy Weill are not only
securing the foundation of our great medical school at the cutting edge of research, they are also setting the course for unprecedented collaboration among scientists and researchers throughout Cornell University that is likely to contribute to the w...
Progress toward an antitumor vaccine
... immune system to form antibodies. Immunization is only
successful if the vaccine is anchored to an immuni...he next, light-initiated (photochemical) reaction, only
the desired thioether bonds are formedno side reactions occur at other locations in the peptide chai...
Catastrophic events can affect a person's sleep
...in male patients." Sharon noted that this review only
included a small number of patients, and that a broader review including all of the sleep centers in the affected and the surrounding areas is needed to provide clearer information about changes in sleep complaints after a natural disaster. The amo...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
... by millions of people. If White Cane Day is the only
single day that exists for them, then White Cane Label is pretty obvious, says Brill, who graduated in May from RIT with a bachelors degree in advertising and public relations. This is a new idea; its never been done before, she says. We are very...
Physician-researchers often less successful in obtaining NIH funding
Physician researchers with only
an M.D. degree are less likely to receive NIH rese...ant, a lower percentage of applicants with an M.D. only
received funding (average annual percentage of 70 percent) than applicants with a Ph.D. (average ann...
Sleep Slide-Rule improves children's understanding of the importance of sleep
... Dr. Lushington points out that better sleep not only
equals better learning, but also better health. "Children sleep less than they did 20 years ago and substantially less than 50 years ago. We know sleep is important for health and learning, but the importance of sleep and how to maintain healthy sl...
Avian influenza on people's minds
... prevent an outbreak. Yet, according to the study, only
about two-thirds of Americans seem aware that the ...ed temperature kills the avian influenza virus and only
four-in-ten believe that the avian influenza virus is not transmissible to humans from eating fully ...
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
... related to the number of children in a family but only
in families of four or more children. Also, birth order had no effect on asthma prevalence. Researchers concluded that these results conflict with the hygiene hypothesis. This study appears in the June issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the...
Split the difference: Pill-splitting study looks at cost-saving step that could be used by millions
...unt off of Americas prescription drug costs. While only
some types of pills can be split safely, the pract... to keep splitting, but 24 percent said they would only
keep splitting if the out-of-pocket cost was zero. Few of the patients reported problem with splitti...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...igeration units, there are very expensive and used only
for brief storage before collection. These are important and costly but if paying out for these facilities can ensure a whole crop is not rejected by a retailer because it is a little limp or dehydrated, then it is a cost that has to be absorbed, sh...
FPG receives $8 million for autism research
...en 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 principal investigator for both gr...
Brightening prospects of using fluorescent nanotubes in medical applications
...ting, double-walled, single-walled, etc. Of these, only
the single-walled semiconducting nanotubes, or SWNTs, are capable of producing light. Metallic nanotubes actually inhibit the brightness of their fluorescent neighbors. But it has been very difficult to separate the strongly fluorescent SWNTs from al...
Experts call for urgent research into anti-epileptic drugs given to children
...utic interventions stated that vigabatrin should only
be prescribed in cases of Wests Syndrome (infantile spasms) and then only
by an epilepsy specialist, a neurologist or a paediatric neurologist. Professor Wong and ...
Colonoscopy up in NYC
...h a family history of the disease. Four years ago, only
43% of New Yorkers age 50 and older had been screened during the previous decade. Health officials will announce today that 60% of New Yorkers 50 and older had a colonoscopy in the past ten years, an increase of some 350,000 tests compared with 2003....
Surgery by satellite -- New possibilities at medicine's cutting edge
...surgeon is seated at a console within the theatre, only
a few metres away from the patient. Now a team of surgeons and scientists have shown that the surgeon and robot can be linked via a 4,000 mile Internet connection, or by satellite, reported in the journal The International Journal of Medical Robotics...
UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells
...to cancer cells. Unfortunately, these solvents not only
dilute the potency of the drugs but create toxicit...n vitro, clinical application of CPT in humans has only
been carried out with CPT derivatives that have improved water solubility. In order to be used ...
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