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National funding goes to Johns Hopkins to advance research on stem cell therapies for heart attack

...human's immune system might attack stem cells from sources other than itself. Bone marrow adult stem cells do not have the same potential to develop into different organ tissues, as do embryonic stem cells, whose use is more controversial. "Ultimately, the goal is to develop a widely applicable treatment t...

Higher consumption of some soy products, grains and vegetables linked to reduced risk of lung cancer

...s to 46 percent for total phytoestrogens from food sources only," the authors write. Sex-specific effects wer...esent for intake of total phytoestrogens from food sources only, with a 34 percent protective effect for the highest quartile of intake," the authors report. T...

Eating foods with 'weak estrogens' may help reduce lung cancer risk

...men, only intake of total phytoestrogens from food sources was statistically significantly higher in controls than in cases. High consumption of these foods reduced risk by 34 percent, but no effect was seen when individual classes of phytoestrogens were evaluated. The researchers suggest that phytoestrogen...

One stop shop for clinical trials open for business

...eart disease, stroke and osteoporosis. A number of sources will be tapped by the search engine. They include government sites, pharmaceutical industry association sites, and those run by individual pharmaceutical companies or other parties working on their behalf. IFPMA proposes that two broad types of info...

Detecting Alzheimer's in the eye, lifting fingerprints without touching the surface

...ce at risk of contamination, includingvaluable DNA sources such as blood or saliva. Some traditionallytricky surfaces, like the sticky side of a tape that presents greatdifficulty for conventional methods like powdering, are actuallycases in which the new method excels. Another advantage in usingthis techni...

New online atlas provides collective maps of human brain folds

... will allow neuroscientists to have access to many sources and types of data through the common framework of the online PALS atlas."...

Funding for biomedical research doubles in last decade

...dical research. Few comprehensive analyses of the sources of financial support of biomedical research and us.... Relative proportions from all public and private sources did not change. Industry sponsorship of clinical trials increased from $4.0 to $14.2 billion (in rea...

Academic medical centers face multiple challenges for conducting medical research

..." the authors write. "Academic medical centers, as sources of much of the advances in medicine, have a special role to play in managing the public's expectations and can do so by ensuring that public communications about their research developments are tempered with realistic assessments of their practical i...

New tools used to control foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks related to green onions

...atitis A virus. The researchers concluded that the sources of the green onions served in restaurants in Tennessee and Georgia were three farms in northern Mexico. Dr. Amon and colleagues credited the viral sequencing techniques with helping them to identify the relationships between the outbreaks in four se...

Surgeons lack training in palliative surgical options

...ing and experience in palliative care from diverse sources at various stage in their careers," the authors write. "In conclusion, although most surgeons have similar goals in providing palliative care, treatments recommended may vary significantly," the authors write. "Furthermore, prior education clearly ...

One in every hundred Londoners could be crack cocaine users, claim researchers

...ed at data for 12 London boroughs from a number of sources reporting crack cocaine use, including numbers in specialist drug treatment, arrested, accident and emergency and community surveys, and the numbers of injecting drug users. They identified 4,117 crack users, and using statistical modelling estimated...

At Johns Hopkins: Emphasis on improved care and faster access to services shortens hospital stays

...o reviewed the patients' files in search of common sources of delay in delivery of care. Long waits for tests were found in all cases under review, and to the surprise of many, delays were frequently fixable. Over the four years of the program, the Hopkins team reviewed more than 200 different procedures a...

Perth researchers receive national suicide prevention awards

...formation and lists websites that provide credible sources of information such as Reachout," Ms Miller said. Kate also is responsible for the website for the Ministerial Council for Suicide Prevention and developed the ASPiRE (Australian Suicide Prevention Information Resource Exchange) website, supported by...

Contaminated water presents bigger crisis in the Gaza strip

...ork Program. The first step involved investigating sources of salinity and contamination patterns in the area. Second, models were used to simulate the different water flow patterns along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip. The third level of the project provided management scenarios tested by mat...

Ways to detect, thwart terrorist acts scrutinized during ACS national meeting

...0 a.m.) Wednesday, Aug. 31 Tracking down the sources of nuclear material After illicitly trafficked radioactive material is seized, the real investigative work begins for nuclear forensic scientists. These scientists carefully analyze chemical, isotopic and other clues in order to help law enforcement...

Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality

...xide (SO2) also detectable by SCIAMACHY. Large SO2 sources over China that overlap with nitrogen dioxide plumes are linked to power plants. Further to the west there is also sulphur dioxide produced from smouldering underground coal seam fires. Burrows is the scientist who supported by an international te...

Sports doping explored during half-day symposium, Aug. 30

... their properties, and obtaining information about sources and distribution of these steroids. ( CHAL 29 , Tuesday, Aug. 30, 10:00 a.m.) U.S. Anti-Doping Agency: Setting high standards The U.S. Anti-doping Agency (USADA) has emerged as one of the most effective agencies in the world dedicated to "preserv...

South Polar ozone hole makes big comeback

... all available ground- and space-based information sources and develop a global environmental monitoring capability for Europe....

Coffee is number one source of antioxidants

...uits and vegetables are generally promoted as good sources of antioxidants, the new finding is surprising bec...ys. Java easily outranked such popular antioxidant sources as tea, milk, chocolate and cranberries, he says. Of all the foods and beverages studied, dates actu...

Report reveals high rate of heart attack amongst ethnic minorities in Scotland

...roach was to combine information from a variety of sources including hospital and census records using new computerised linkage methods. The project included strict controls to ensure the confidentiality of individual personal information, and to test the methods, the team focused on the example of heart dis...

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