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Fitness-oriented gym classes demonstrate measurable health benefits for overweight children

...llow for increased instructor attention, increased opportunity for motivation, and less time standing in line. "Children enrolled in fitness-oriented gym classes showed greater loss of body fat, increase in cardiovascular fitness, and improvement in fasting insulin levels than control subjects," the authors repo...

CHEST 2005 hosts world experts in pulmonary, sleep, and critical care medicine

...lmonary and critical care medicine, as well as the opportunity to hear ground-breaking data being presented for t...ce. Simulation Medicine Attendees will have the opportunity to observe and participate in patient simulation demonstrations with highly developed patient models...

UCI-led research team recommends new tobacco control policies for lawmakers

...icy makers and educators now have an unprecedented opportunity to adopt bold new measures for preventing adolescent smoking and nicotine addiction," said Larry Jamner, UCI professor of psychology and social behavior, who launched the consortium in 2003 with Stokols. The group now offers the following recommendat...

Elsevier announces a publishing partnership with the Ambulatory Pediatric Association

...been issued by the editors. "We're pleased at the opportunity to add this unique journal to our core collection of Pediatrics titles," adds Josh Spieler, who will serve as Publisher of Ambulatory Pediatrics for Elsevier. "Together with our partners at the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, we believe Ambulator...

UC Santa Barbara named to National Cancer Institute's multi-center nanotechnology collaboration

...tumor cells. "This is a wonderful and exceptional opportunity to work with outstanding collaborators, in a rapidly evolving new set of disciplines at the interface of nanoscience and medicine to transform the ways in which we diagnosis and treat cancer," said Evelyn Hu, a professor of electrical and computer en...

Intervention program fails to increase managed care colorectal cancer screening

...st improvements in recent years." "There's a real opportunity here to make a difference by successfully promoting colorectal cancer screening," Ganz said. "We can prevent this cancer if patients get screened."...

New ASU center will assess societal implications of nanotechnology

...investigator, Dan Sarewitz, said the center "is an opportunity to put into practice a new model of cooperation between the social sciences and humanities on one hand and natural sciences and engineering on the other." George Poste, director of the Biodesign Institute at ASU and co-principal investigator for the ...

VGTI researchers receive $12.6 million to study West Nile virus in the elderly

...mmunity to West Nile virus, OHSU would welcome the opportunity to partner with industry and develop therapeutic approaches for WNV as well as other flaviviruses," said Arundeep Pradhan, OHSU's director of Technology and Research Collaborations. "This grant award will accelerate the further development and event...

ACRF research funds critical to keeping international edge: Frazer

...d funding so that all patients who wish to get the opportunity to take part in well designed and well supported clinical trials," he added....

Radical surgery best option for most ovarian cancer patients with cancer in diaphragm

...rgical specialties at Mayo Clinic that provide the opportunity to train interdepartmentally and improve surgical techniques. "We hope to continue improving upon our ability to remove cancer disease from all affected areas," said Dr. Cliby. "With each operation, our surgeons become better equipped to handle the...

Lymphoma survivor recognized for helping Denver cancer patients

... difficult diagnosis of cancer and turn it into an opportunity to help those who are going through the same thing," said Prabhakar Tripuraneni, M.D., ASTRO President. "Mr. Anduri is a 30 year cancer survivor who has shown that good can come out of such an experience. His volunteerism is a testament his generous ...

Study finds defibrillators available in many high schools

...her than senior centers because society values the opportunity to prevent the death of a young person over the opportunity to prevent the death of an older person," Cram said. "Alternatively, people may not realize that car...

US Congress blocked opportunity to make food aid more effective

US Congress has wasted an opportunity to tackle the rising numbers of chronically hungry people in the world, states an editorial in this week's issue of The Lancet. On World Food Day, Oct 16, the World Food Programme (WFP) delivered some disquieting news: the number of chronically hung...

UVa Health System wins renewal of $6.2 million grant for Crohn's disease research

...g the last five years and granted us the funds and opportunity to continue our innovative work to discover the cause of this devastating disease." Crohn's is a chronic, often debilitating, disease characterized by ulcerations and inflammatory lesions throughout the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include severe...

Slacker or sick?

...yers might see the cytokine connection as a simple opportunity to slack off work, Barbe disagrees. "Cytokines are self-protective," she says. "This undefined feeling of malaise may be telling the body to take some time off to heal, before things get worse." The next step for the researchers is to look more sp...

New technology could improve clinical trial recruitment

...lped many more physicians offer their patients the opportunity to participate in the trial." Dr. Embi plans to continue research on the CTA system and clinical trial recruitment at the University of Cincinnati and UC Physicians, a multi-specialty practice made up of over 500 University of Cincinnati faculty. Add...

Dalai Lama, top scientists to discuss science & clinical applications of meditation

...ce offers science and medical professionals a rare opportunity to learn about the intersection of meditation and ...ronic diseases. The Mind and Life conference is an opportunity to review some of the recent work that has been unfolding in these areas, and to map out the potenti...

Study reveals $20 billion in untapped generic drug savings

...arket and the use of prescription drugs grows, the opportunity to lower healthcare costs becomes even more signif...care for the uninsured," added Miller. The savings opportunity from increased use of generic drugs has never been greater. More than $50 billion worth of branded ...

Authorise generic avian flu drugs: Researchers

...in Australia's national interest. Australia has an opportunity and a responsibility to promote compulsory licensing and generic production in the Asian region," Dr Lokuge says. Some countries including Thailand and Argentina have indicated that they will authorise generic manufacture of these antivirals. In the...

Growth patterns into childhood reveal risk of coronary heart disease later in life

..."The Oregon Woman's study will present a wonderful opportunity to use what we have learned in this and other studies to uncover the relationship between nutrition at the outset of life and disease later in life," Barker said. Coronary heart disease is caused by atherosclerosis, the narrowing of the coronary a...

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