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Nestler elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

...and public affairs. The American Academy directs a program of projects, studies and publications regarding critical issues and current topics confronting society. Other UT Southwestern faculty who are members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the year they were elected are:Dr. Donald Seldin (1...

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

... number of changes to the WIC nutrition assistance program to encourage participants to consume more whole gr...fered through WIC since the supplemental nutrition program for low-income women, infants, and children was launched in 1974. The recommendations also are the ...

'Surprising' findings reported about iron overload

...tern European descent. In fact, a health-screening program conducted by Barton and Acton at an Alabama forest products mill detected the disorder in 0.39 percent of all white participants, and 0.53 percent of white men. Acton and Barton said they hope that results of the study will prompt more primary care ...

Actor-patients' requests for medications boost prescribing for depression

... a specific brand, saying they viewed a television program about depression which 'got them thinking'. Actor-patients assigned "none" made no request concerning medications. Two visits were spread over several months so as to avoid detection by the participating doctors; 13 percent of the time, the doctors s...

Lower vaccination rates put children at risk

..., said Dr. Vohra, who is also director of the CARE program (Complementary and Alternative Research and Education) at the Stollery Children's Hospital. "There is an assumption that 'natural equals safe', and if it's safe, why should I tell the doctor about it," Dr. Vohra said. "But anything that can have an e...

Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center

...nd minimally invasive laproscopic surgery. "Rush's program focuses on issues beyond the physical - providing ...ts may be scheduled by calling (312) 942-7274. The program manager will guide patients through the program. Before the first appointment, she will discuss symp...

Community efforts can reduce alcohol fatalities

...l related fatal crashes during the 10 years of the program compared with the 10 years before the program. For example, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Santa Barbara, and Vallejo experienced a 22 percent decline in alcohol-related crashes involving blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) of 0.01% or higher, ...

Role of soy foods in addressing obesity to be topic of Illinois forum

...entatives. Student registration is $25. A detailed program and online registration form for the event are available online ( www.obesityandsoy.uiuc.edu ). Registration can also be made by fax at 217-244-1707 or by mail to Megan Puzey, University of Illinois, 165 NSRC, 1101 W. Peabody Drive, Urbana, IL 61801....

M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution

...They are exploring whether participating in a yoga program diminishes patients' fatigue and sleep disturbance...at cancer patients participating in a Tibetan yoga program had lower levels of sleep disturbances than did the patients in the control group. Improving sleep q...

Tumor detection, data encryption to benefit from UH research

...al arenas in the next five to 10 years. The YIP program is designed to support and encourage the teaching and research of outstanding new faculty members in higher education, who have received a graduate degree. Sharma, who began teaching at the Cullen College of Engineering in January 2004, received his...

Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise

...is and Vascular Biology. "Our lifestyle management program appears to improve the health of the vasculature, so it might lower the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attacks and stroke," said presenter and lead author Kunihiko Aizawa, M.Sc., a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Western Ontario in...

Nation's leading researchers, scientists reveal findings at occupational therapy conference

...of a 6-week-long model rehabilitation intervention program for Parkinson's disease. The study suggests that m...ation, are supporting a state-wide fall-prevention program to increase therapeutic capacity in California. The Elderly and Driving Wellness OT practitioner...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 3, 2005

...are close supervision and an individually designed program (Review, p. 776). (These reviews are the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates.) 2. Plant-Based Low-Fat Diet Improves Cholesterol Levels Better than Low-Fat Diet Alone A diet low in saturated fats and cholesterol and high in plant...

Transcendental Meditation extends lifespan

... "Research has found the Transcendental Meditation program reduces risk factors in heart disease and other chronic disorders, such as high blood pressure, smoking, psychological stress, stress hormones, harmful cholesterol, and atherosclerosis," said Robert Schneider, M.D., FACC, principal author of the stud...

Monitoring program finds serious, unreported adverse drug reactions

CHICAGO --- A monitoring program developed by a Northwestern University researcher has successfully identified a large number of previously unknown, serious and often-fatal drug reactions associated with 15 commonly used drugs, including Plavix, thalidomide and drug-coated cardiac s...

CONRAD receives $24 million from Gates Foundation and USAID for HIV microbicide trials

Arlington, VA (May 3, 2005) The CONRAD program of the Eastern Virginia Medical School today announced that it has received a $12M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with $12 million in matching funds committed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), for a total of $24...

University of Kentucky researcher wins American Heart Association award

...ears since completing a graduate degree. The award program seeks to recognize researchers, still in the formative stages of their careers, who show the potential to be future leaders in the field of cardiovascular reasearch. The UK Linda and Jack Gill Heart Institute provides a central focus for cardiovascu...

Soliciting organs over the Internet

... by many patient advocates, the MatchingDonors.com program has also been severely criticized by those who believe it will subvert the UNOS system of organ allocation. However, as the circle of acceptable living donors grows beyond family and friends, the medical community has had to confront the ethics of t...

Rutgers present Sussman Award to Rutgers faculty member Mary Ann Scoloveno

...ee Rutgers campuses. The college offers a master's program with unique practitioner specialties and the only doctoral (Ph.D) nursing degree in New Jersey....

Three NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences

...ysiology and neuroscience, coordinate the research program in developmental genetics. Margaret Wright, whose department is part of NYU's world-renowned Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, is a leading researcher in the fields of optimization, linear algebra, and scientific applications. One of NYU's ...

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