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Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD

... remain unclear, the researchers said. The studies selected by the authors for inclusion in their meta-analysis were grouped into four categories: bright light for SAD, bright light for non-seasonal depression, dawn simulation for SAD and bright light as an adjunct therapy combined with conventional antidepre...

Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices

...ase in dentistry. The NYU College of Dentistry was selected to create and lead the regional network for the east coast of the United States. Each regional network will conduct approximately 15 to 20 short-term clinical trials over the next seven years, comparing the benefits of different dental procedures, de...

AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists

...areer scientists who won the awards this year were selected on the basis of their qualifications, references f...and first authors of meritorious scientific papers selected for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting. They are full-time graduate students, medical students,...

Music improves sleep quality in older adults, researchers find

...scovered that the 30 who had listened to carefully selected music experienced physical changes that aided restful sleep. These included lower heart and respiratory rates. "The difference between the music group and the control group was clinically significant," said Lai, lead author of the study. "The music g...

2005 Potamkin Prize goes to neurologists for research in early detection of Alzheimer's disease

...Harvard University, who chaired the committee that selected the Prize recipients, said, "Dr. Morris' research has sharpened the boundary between truly healthy brain aging and incipient Alzheimer's disease. After establishing sensitive methods to distinguish Alzheimer's, he went on to show that amyloid plaques...

Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy

... neurology at Children's Hospital Boston, has been selected to receive the 2005 Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is the leading genetic killer of infants and toddlers. Sahin will be honored during the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting held April 9 16, 2005 in Mia...

New health information resource from Tufts for Asian-language speakers

...ients are reading. "By providing these resources, selected from respected health sites, the Health Sciences L...n Americans and their physicians/caregivers. We've selected the Web sites with the best medical information and we'll continue to provide access to more Web sit...

Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

... fitness, fatness and health in children, has been selected a Fulbright Senior Specialist to help Spain deal with a growing childhood obesity problem. Dr. Gutin, an exercise physiologist at MCG's Georgia Prevention Institute, left April 1 for Spain to spend six weeks helping health care providers at six publi...

Scientists to study actions of botanical oils

... Medical Center, is one of five centers nationwide selected for funding. Research conducted by the funded centers will explore the safety, effectiveness, and mechanisms of botanicals, which are plant-based dietary supplements. The Wake Forest center is a partnership with Harvard Medical Center and will be kn...

Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems

...ntrol. With a high degree of unanimity, panelists selected energy production, conversion and storage, along with creation of alternative fuels, as the area where nanotechnology applications are most likely to benefit developing countries. "Economic development and energy consumption are inextricably linked,"...

Tops in technology: UH math professor honored for aneurysm work

...y. Along with the other award winners, Canic was selected based on her leadership roles in Houston's technology and computing arenas, as well as her significant career accomplishments. Representing an array of leaders in Houston, the 2005 recipients are all positive role models for women. In particular, ...

Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma

... in 255 adult patients. Participants were randomly selected to one of three treatment groups. Two groups were assigned to long-term control medication taken twice daily -- either an inhaled steroid (budesonide) or a leukotriene modifier (zafirlukast) taken in pill form. The third group received placebo (inact...

Ovary removal elevates risk for Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism

...man who underwent ovarian surgery, the researchers selected a woman of the same age who did not undergo ovarian surgery. All the women studied were followed through the onset of parkinsonism or Parkinson's disease, death, loss to follow up or the time the study was conducted. Among women who had no ovaries ...

Obesity common among Chinese adults

...USA) and colleagues invited around 19,000 randomly selected people aged 35-74 years from 20 urban and rural areas in China to take part in the study. Around 16,000 people completed a survey on their health and a clinical examination. Increased blood pressure, bodyweight, body-mass index, waist circumference, ...

SKCC's Gennadi Glinsky addresses predicting risk in cancer treatment outcome

...omparative translational genomics, the researchers selected for analysis the 11-gene BMI-1-pathway signature, which is associated with the self-renewal of normal stem cells. What they discovered is that when this pathway is activated in transformed (cancerous) cells, it may contribute to the survival life cy...

The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters

...session is also dedicated to the numerous posters, selected by the scientific secretariat of the conference; considerable time will be scheduled to discuss session topics and their future perspectives. To this regard, the strong response offered by the scientific community to the initiative promoted by the Fo...

Institute of Medicine news: Human resource crisis in HIV/AIDS

...irst year, 150 U.S. health professionals should be selected for the GHS service corps and deployed based on several criteria, including specific priorities that have been identified by each country's health ministry in conjunction with federal PEPFAR teams already on the ground; the availability of people wit...

No strong evidence linking mercury levels with worse neurobehavioral performance in older adults

...United States. The research included 474 randomly selected participants in the Baltimore Memory Study, a longitudinal study of cognitive decline involving 1,140 Baltimore residents aged 50 to 70 years. Total mercury in whole blood samples was measured and the researchers used multiple linear regression to ex...

Study shows antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events

...plasty or cardiac bypass surgery. Azithromycin was selected because of its proven effectiveness against the C. pneumoniae bacteria and for its once-weekly dosing. "This is conclusive evidence against using antibiotics to treat late stages of cardiovascular disease, but since the trial was not designed to stud...

New study shows antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events

...asty, or cardiac bypass surgery. Azithromycin was selected because of its proven effectiveness against the C. pneumoniae bacteria and for its once-weekly dosing. ACES enrolled men and women at 28 centers across the country between 1999 and 2000. Pfizer, Inc., co-sponsored the study and supplied study medic...

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