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Angiogenesis factor may help tumors prepare the way for spread to lymph nodes

...carry cancer cells to lymph nodes and can actually prepare the way for tumor metastasis by inducing new lymph...hat the 'seeds' can actively modify the 'soil' and prepare it for later metastatic arrival." While it is now accepted that tumors can stimulate development of...

American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers

...t travelers to learn more about steps they take to prepare for vacations outside of their home country. More ...o http://www.travelsafely.com for tips on how to prepare for a safe and healthy trip." American Travelers Unprepared for Health Risks Abroad According to...

Trusts perform better on chemical incidents but protective suits and tents still imperfect

...nel erected the shelter for clinical staff to then prepare it, while at the other trust, clinical staff had to perform both roles and felt overstretched. Tests showed that staff failed to decontaminate patients adequately and staff decontamination was poor due to leaks in the boot area of the protective sui...

Politicians bury their heads in the sand while global flu threat mounts

..., and GPs and other prescribing practitioners must prepare for the practicalities of dealing with an epidemic or pandemic of influenza. Avian flu is now a true threat to the world's population, Dr Higson concludes. Planning from world leaders to prevent it and deal with its consequences is now vital....

NIH convenes panel to assess evidence on chronic insomnia

...ion to weigh the available scientific evidence and prepare its statement assessing the state of the science, to be presented for public comment at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15. Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint reported by women and men across all stages of adulthood and for many, the problem i...

3D atlas will help navigate the spinal cord

...0 by the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation to prepare a three-dimensional (3D) atlas of the rat spinal cord over the next two years. Christopher Reeve met with Institute scientists during his visit to Australia in 2003 and was impressed with their work in spinal injuries research. Professor Paxinos is...

$3.68 millon grant to boost public health 'informatics'

...officer of the RWJF. "This collaboration will help prepare new leaders to be the architects of sophisticated information systems that can help public health officials respond to emergencies and save lives." Graduates of the program are expected to pursue a variety of career tracks. Some will enter directly i...

Look to the future: Preparing for baby boomer dementia epidemic

...rom whom older adults receive most of their care - prepare for the huge wave of dementia patients expected to engulf us in 2010, the year the baby boomers begin to reach 65? Researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the Indiana University Center for Aging...

New report calls for recovery units to boost surgery survival rates

...ore use of exercise and nutritional supplements to prepare a patient for surgery Better fluid administration before, during and after surgery Introducing overnight intensive recovery areas to provide critical care for up to 24 hours following surgery for all patients Breaking the 'silo' budgeting approach...

4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images

...g tumors? What can local governments do to better prepare for radiological emergencies? These and other questions will be addressed at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), which will take place July 24-28, 2005 in Seattle, WA at the newly expanded Washington ...

NIH encourages African Americans to discuss kidney disease at family reunions

As African Americans across the country prepare for family reunions this summer, NIH is encouraging them to bring "health to the table" by alerting family members about their risks for kidney disease. The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) is launching an initiative this week to e...

Rice nanophotonics lab gets $3 million training grant

...ve-year, $3 million federal grant for a program to prepare students in the design and fabrication of nanoscale optical components and their applications in emerging technologies. Nanophotonics, the development of new ways to generate and manipulate light using ultrasmall, engineered structures -- some as tin...

$1 million grant from John A. Hartford Foundation awarded to UCSF geriatric nursing center

...s across a spectrum of settings. We are working to prepare an adequate supply of gerontological nurses to meet the demand, and this means educating future leaders and practitioners in this field," she added. To achieve this goal, the new funding will support strategic initiatives in three target areas of th...

Mayo Clinic researchers use ultrasound to describe subtle heart muscle motions

...ical transitions are successfully accomplished and prepare the heart for the next beat optimally only if the mechanical, biochemical and electrical events in the cardiac muscle work in concert and delivery of nutrients and oxygen are uninterrupted. Understanding these rapid transitional events not only impro...

Minister Dosanjh announces over $2.8 million for childhood obesity health research projects

... OTTAWA (August 24, 2005) As Canadian children prepare to return to school, the Government of Canada and research partners, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, are taking a new look at childhood obesity, including how to create healthy, active schools. The Honourable Ujjal Dosanjh, Minis...

Resident physicians report that training often not adequate to treat patients from other cultures

...e implications for how residency training programs prepare physicians to provide high-quality care to an increasingly diverse nation. The practice of medicine continues to be complex and it is difficult to achieve a high level of competence in all areas. Nevertheless, the views from residents indicate that a...

New support for disabled research students

...nt. The library has self-audit tools to help staff prepare for disabled research students before they start their postgraduate degrees, a plain English glossary of key research terms and testimonies from students to give an insight into the types of issues they face. About 5 per cent of the postgraduate rese...

Subproducts resulting from disinfecting drinkable water

...nt. Notable amongst the conclusions is the need to prepare made-to-measure water purification treatments, depending on the physicochemical nature of the supply water of the plant. The results obtained will be used to establish guidelines to follow in order to enhance existing purification treatments, as well...

Earthquake briefing on Capitol Hill

...ding to natural hazards. Thus, it is imperative to prepare the public and their communities in advance to minimize the loss of life and property. The briefing will show how the public can become involved in monitoring earthquake shaking, how to design and build earthquake-resistant structures and how to prot...

At Johns Hopkins: Emphasis on improved care and faster access to services shortens hospital stays

...s assistance and counseling for the family as they prepare for the patient's return home. According to Hopk...on that we could do better at helping our patients prepare to go home," she adds. "Up to 40 percent of our patients come from far away, traveling more than 10...

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