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New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
... that we may be able to avoid using blood or blood products
from other people or animals and automatically diminish the risk of infection and the associated immunologic responses that have been noted in the past. The randomized, double-blind comparative study included 411 patients who underwent surgical pro...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
Several probiotic products
are marketed as effective treatments for acute dia...(control group). At the time of the study, these products
were among the most widely used probiotic preparations in Italy, they were available only in pharmac...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
... corn instead of petrochemicals to create numerous products
and a process that improves packaging for food are...alth and well-being by creating new drugs or other products
and inventing environmentally friendly and more effective technologies. The awards specifically hono...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...requently asked by parents what the value of these products
is, said Christakis. The evidence is mounting that they are of no value and may in fact be harmful. Given what we now know, I believe the onus is on the manufacturers to prove their claims that watching these programs can positively impact children...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...eria; and the development and screening of natural products
for their therapeutic potential against anthrax and other infectious agents such as Y. pestis, F. tularensis, Brucella spp, and Burkholderia spp. Bauman will serve as director of the new center, with William Beck, professor and head of biopharmaceu...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...y else spends as much to advertise their fast-food products
to children." McDonald's is estimated to spend mor...the private sector will find a way to offer better products
and still make a profit," said Robinson, "but we've seen a lot of promises go by the wayside over th...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
... we dont know the long-term effects of using those products
continuously. Green tea, which is plant-derived, may be an alternative, he says. But scientists must work to overcome some barriers with the treatment. The chemicals in green tea are so active that they are oxidized too quickly when mixed with ot...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
...able Isotope Laboratory, who undertook analysis of products
from the culture experiments. A comparison with organic matter from rocks of similar age in South Africa also yielded microbial remains identical to those from the Pilbara, further confirming the UQ work. This was achieved with the collaboration o...
RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency
...ring innovative and differentiated care management products
to our clients. We looked long and hard to find th.... The RAND measures and research will enhance our products
and keep them at industry-leading levels into the future. With them we can more effectively assess t...
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
... may soon become common in health-care devices and products
at home and in medical offices, thanks to new technology announced today by the University of Florida and IBM. The technology creates the first-ever roadmap for widespread commercial development of smart devices that, for example, take a persons bl...
Cancer research summaries
...ong individuals who had received one or more blood products
from a precancerous blood donor. The relative risk was not substantially affected by sex age, calendar period, or number of transfusions. What is more, there was no excess risk when patients who received blood from people with cancers at sites that a...
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
...ance sectors are combining their efforts to create products
that allow elders to continue living in their home...need to better collaborate to assure the safety of products
for home use. Another area examined will be vulnerable populations, such as the very young and t...
Threats to hope -- Desperation affects reasoning about product information
...easoning. We believe what we want to believe about products
that promise to help even if the arguments dont c...al behavior. Specifically, consumers interested in products
that purport to enable goal-attainment will: - Search for information from product-favorable infor...
Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
...2003, only thirty-four percent of health insurance products
had any behavioral health screening requirements, according to the national Brandeis study of private health plans. Horgan and her colleagues believe that requiring health plans to screen for behavioral health conditions will help close this gap. I...
K-State researcher working on a way to make snack foods with extra fiber
... is in extrusion processing, which is used to make products
from cheese puffs to pet food. Alavi is researchin... the dough, so you really don't see those kinds of products
out there," he said....
Taking animals out of laboratory research
...rocedures to replace animal tests on chemicals and products
of various kinds. The new facility will enable our work to reach out in new directions, so that we will be able to maintain our position at the forefront of research on alternatives to animal experimentation. Dr Andy Bennett, Director of the FRAME ...
New mangosteen research establishes xanthone measurement standard
...re consistent and reliable marketing of mangosteen products
to consumers relative to claims of xanthone content, said Walker. Whole fruit drives absorption A pre-clinical, preliminary 28-day study of XanGo Juice by Charles River Laboratories Montreal identified the bioavailability of xanthones to determ...
Millennium development goals: Are we on track?
...an address these issues by improving protocols and products
for treating malnutrition, and preventing malnutrition by enhancing behaviors and choices that lead to improved nutrition throughout the lifecycle. Poverty and hunger are multidimensional problems requiring multidimensional solutions. To address ...
How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior
...her than science, Bolton says. They perceive these products
as natural and figure they cant hurt. And our rese...honest approach to the marketing of these kinds of products
may not be what consumers want to hear, but is promising because it is so different than the typical...
Avian influenza on people's minds
...d about it. They see the current supply of chicken products
as relatively safe, and they continue to eat it. H...A states, Cooking poultry, eggs, and other poultry products
to the proper temperature and preventing cross-contamination between raw and cooked food is the key ...
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