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Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
... air; remove helmets and loosen or remove jerseys; some
schools have plastic outdoor pools filled with ice...r said there still exists a hard-core mentality in some
football circles, where kids feel pressured from coaches or parents not to complain about feeling il...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
... the pancreatic cancer research trials incorporate some
examinations that are biopsy-free and use a shoebox-sized fiber-optic version of the new system, a device now being tested during colonoscopies. "Besides improving on the technology, we need to determine whether other medical conditions including o...
Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer
...ht is shined on the tissue. The light scatters and some
of it bounces back to sensors in the fiber-optic probe. A computer analyzes the pattern of light scattering, looking for the fingerprint of carcinogenesis in the nanoarchitecture of the cells. The researchers found the technique identified with 100...
Highlights from the August 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...nvolving an RD did not increase total costs and in some
cases saved up to $8,046 per person per year compared with usual medical care. The researchers conclude the study provides preliminary evidence that moderate-intensity lifestyle intervention using an RD as a lifestyle case management reduces risk, ...
Why do people have sex?
... but people have different reasons for having sex, some
of which are rather complex. ...
Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer
...anges resulting in uncontrolled growth--cancer--or some
other cell behavior are made. It was thought that some
form of an enzyme called MEK, which belongs to the family of signaling enzymes, was the culprit. But...
Floods and fires across Europe captured from space
...ece, Italy and Macedonia. Fire fighters battled some
1500 blazes within a 24-hour period in parts of ce...ratures and tinder dry conditions are to blame for some
of the fires, on Wednesday Italian politicians and forestry officials blamed some
on arsonists. O...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...able. "In children, the current vaccine provides some
protection against severe forms of the disease, but there is clearly room for improvement," explains Dr McShane. "The rise in the number of cases of multi-drug resistant forms of TB plus the increasing number of cases of TB in people living with HIV ...
Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling
...hol Studies and the Sociology Department. While some
universities may require an alcohol-education clas...h often forces students to tell their parents, and some
actually contact the parents. "The Rutgers ADAPS program was already using an in-person brief moti...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...erious issues requiring attention, there also were some
bright spots, according to Riddle. "Most of the ...d emotionally," Riddle said. "They definitely have some
needs regarding an improved quality of life." Caregivers play a critical role in the lives of Dela...
Should adult male circumcision be recommended for HIV prevention in the US?
...(MSM). The African trials did not study MSM. While some
observational studies have suggested that circumcised MSM in the US may have a decreased risk of HIV infection, say the authors, it is impossible to draw firm conclusions from such observational research, which is prone to bias. Adult male circumci...
Cancer research summaries
...d transfusions has been more difficult. There is some
evidence to support the theory that cancers might ..., and develop in, healthy recipients. And there is some
data to show that transfused patients are at increased risk of cancers, particularly non-Hodgkin lym...
UGA study explains why anti-smoking ads backfire or succeed
...y make youth more likely to light up. Fortunately, some
are successful, and a new University of Georgia study helps explain why. Hye-Jin Paek, assistant professor at the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, found that anti-smoking ads are most effective when they convince youth that t...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...er is running, Hegland said According to Hegland, some
of the top priorities for baby boomers planning to retire are to: create a health care power of attorney that communicates his or her wishes in case of severe illness or injury. create a will and perhaps a living trust. locate and list all impo...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...e cars or on quality mass-transit. Thats good for some
companies and some
politicians, but its bad for our nation and our world.," said Michael Dworkin, of the Vermont Law Sc...
UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue
...the living cells they are enlisted to deliver, but some
of the gels are inherently antimicrobial, killing ...Pochan during his first years at UD), and even had some
of the same mutual friends there. What are the odds" Schneider said. Both scientists have since ...
Study finds HIV protease inhibitor drugs may adversely affect the scaffolding of the cell nucleus
...ncluding metabolic syndrome and regional losses of some
of the bodys fat tissue. These side effects occur... is caused by every HIV protease inhibitor or only some
of them. All of the current studies were performed in cultured cells, not tissues from HIV-treated...
Scaling up HIV prevention programs is cost effective
...rams scale can reduce costs by around a third, and some
large programs are ten times more efficient than s...oss many countries and prevention approaches, with some
large programs up to 100 times more cost effective than their smaller counterparts. But there is a t...
Physician and congressional leaders convene on Capitol Hill
...n 300,000 physicians nationwide. Physicians need some
degree of stability and predictability to make the... that it is time for the House and Senate to begin some
heavy lifting and address the issues impacting the stability of the Medicare program in an open, tim...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
... correct location. AAPM's annual meeting provides some
of medical physicists latest innovations, which ma...NTIFIC PROGRAM The following highlights represent some
of the many noteworthy talks that medical physicists will present at the meeting. I. MEASURING BRE...
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