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A diet high in milk may cut heart disease and stroke risk

...its impact on cholesterol, and they conclude: "The present perception of milk as harmful, in increasing cardiovascular risk, should be challenged, and every effort should be made to restore it to its rightful place in a healthy diet."...

Muscle-derived stem cell culture doesn't need to be pure for incontinence treatment

... the combination MDC/fibroblast mixture were still present at their respective injection sites. There were no complications. Fibroblasts did not interfere with the MDC ability to improve leak point pressure. However, the mechanism by which leak point pressure was improved, whether it be muscle regeneration f...

Experimental therapies and vaccines for Ebola and Marburg viruses focus of Academy meeting

...ve vaccines and novel therapeutic strategies. To present news on the latest developments in our understanding of the molecular biology, epidemiology and approaches to vaccine development for these acute hemorrhagic viruses, the New York Academy of Sciences' Emerging Infectious Diseases Discussion Group is...

International adoptees have fewer behavior problems than domestic adoptees

...Contrary to common opinion, international adoptees present fewer behavior problems than domestic adoptees, and they have lower rates of mental health referral. Unexpectedly, age at adoption does not appear to be important for the development of behavioral problems." The authors add, "Clinicians should be a...

Protein essential for hearing also vital for pain perception

...eing expressed in nociceptors, or pain neurons, is present in the stereocilia of hair cells, the sensory part of the cells of the inner ear used for hearing as well as detecting gravity and maintaining balance. Garcia-Aoveros and Duggan, currently a research assistant professor in anesthesiology at Feinber...

ARVO Foundation and Alcon announce significant gift

...search in visual science and ophthalmology and the present gift is yet another example of their commitment and forward-thinking in support of eye and vision research." In announcing the gift, Gerald D. Cagle, PhD, Alcon's Senior Vice President for Research and Development noted, "Alcon Laboratories is please...

Boston University psychologists find neurological mechanism for subliminal learning

...hat makes subliminal learning work. Watanabe will present the team's findings at the American Psychological Society meeting in Los Angeles, May 27 and 28. Long considered the realm of science fiction, subliminal learning occurs when individuals are influenced by a stimulus they are unaware of, like words pl...

Queen's poll - Ontarians don't want to close institutions for those with intellectual disabilities

...l survey results, southeastern Ontario respondents present a similar picture of perceptions about major obstacles faced by people with intellectual disabilities and family members or agencies trying to promote their inclusion in the community. Southeastern Ontario respondents reported that: 65 per cent pe...

Patients with metabolic syndrome, moderate coronary calcium have greater risk of blocked arteries

...iod. They found that metabolic abnormalities were present in a total of 313 or 30 percent of patients. Among these patients, 140 had diabetes, while 173 had metabolic syndrome without diabetes. The investigators then compared coronary calcium scores and stress test results of the three groups of patients: t...

K-State researcher discovers compliments go a long way to improve body self-image in women

... look or about who they are as a person." Fea will present a paper based on her research, "Effect of Trait Se...g opportunity," Fea said. "It's nice to be able to present at a big, prestigious conference like this, and to be able to present on such a new and novel topic....

College of Nursing faculty member honored for excellence as nurse educator

...rtment of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) will present its 2005 Governor's Nursing Merit Award for excellence in the nurse educator category to Mary Ann Scoloveno, a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, during a dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Princeton on June 8. Scoloveno, an associate profes...

Psychosocial aspects of genetic testing for hereditary cancers meeting at Jefferson June 9-10

...the main purposes of the conference is not only to present up-to-date information on the psychosocial issues involved in genetic testing, but also to promote cross-cultural collaboration and communication, says conference organizer Kathryn M. Kash, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior ...

Cancer patients have increased risk of cognitive dysfunction, study finds

...ave demonstrated that cognitive dysfunction may be present before treatment, may worsen acutely secondary to treatment-related neurotoxicity, and may continue after cessation of therapy," they write. They call for more studies to determine which treatment regimens are the most neurotoxic, how and which cogni...

International conference on bipolar disorder June 16-18 a forum for new research

...w research into bipolar disorder. Scientists will present findings covering new approaches to diagnosis and treatment, advances in pharmacotherapy and neuroscience and the latest information on psychosocial issues, vulnerability and risk factors. A staffed press room will be on-site; reporters not able to a...

Skin infections caused by MRSA are cured more often when treated with Pfizer's ZYVOX

...portant to consider this diagnosis in patients who present with diarrhea subsequent to the administration of ZYVOX....

American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for June 2005 (first issue)

...tionnaire designed to yield demographic data. The present study was based on a stratified sample, a subset of the larger study, and an overrepresentation of risk cases for psychiatric disorder. The initial screening took place at age 19 for participants, with the first and second interviews in 1979 and 198...

Is there a link between childhood cancer and overhead power lines?

...t whether there really is a link. The authors will present their full findings at an embargoed press briefing on Thursday 2 June 2005 at 11.00am, BMA House, London, UK. About one child in 2000 develops leukaemia before the age of 15 years. Although we don't yet understand its causes, researchers have studie...

New insights into role of tumor necrosis factor on sex hormone production in rheumatoid arthritis

...otes leading contributor Claudia Weidler. "In the present study, we were fortunate to demonstrate that TNF is also a strong inhibitor of the conversion of DHEAS to DHEA in synovial cells from patients with RA but absolutely not in patients with OA." Providing the full picture of androgen deficiency in RA, t...

'Just in time' avian influenza program offered June 16

...uld mutate into a form that could jump species and present a global public health threat. To help disseminate...yland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine will present an avian influenza informational symposium from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Avrum Gudelsky ...

NIH convenes panel to assess evidence on chronic insomnia

... of the second day of the conference, experts will present the latest findings in the research of chronic insomnia to an independent panel. The panel will then meet in executive session to weigh the available scientific evidence and prepare its statement assessing the state of the science, to be presented fo...

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