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Cherry juice may prevent muscle damage pain

...o Connolly, next steps include identifying funding sources and collaborators to continue study of the cherry juice's effectiveness in muscle damage repair and possibly arthritis, as well as research involving race horses. "Current anecdotal evidence suggests the drink may be effective in treatment of arthrit...

Behavioural therapy can restore ovulation in infertile women

...tion, it is not enough simply to address metabolic sources of stress." Professor Berga told the conference that the recovery of the stress and ovarian axes appears to occur independently of major metabolic changes such as an increase in leptin or thyroxine (a hormone that affects how cells use energetic comp...

$20 million gift to Rush University Medical Center kicks-off campus redevelopment

...Rush project will be financed through a variety of sources including philanthropy, income from operations, federal and local grants, debt financing and private funds for the ambulatory care building. Construction will begin in 2007 with the new ambulatory care building and power plant facility. Construction...

Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

..., resource managers and others concerned about the sources and consequences of mercury pollution. Conference hosts include the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. A press conference will be held on Friday, Aug. 11, when a declaration will be ...

Non-Hispanic blacks have best hearing in US, new study shows

... surprising because of the greater number of noise sources now present in our society. One potential factor is that hearing protection was not widely available in the early 1970s. Another speculation for the results is that fewer U.S. residents are working in noisy factory jobs, potentially offsetting the ef...

New x-ray delivery method could improve radiation therapy

...h voltage and current," Dilmanian said. Such x-ray sources may become available sometime in the future and may allow the implementation of the method in hospitals. Next, the scientists demonstrated the ability to "interlace" two parallel arrays of the thicker microbeams at a 90-degree angle to form a solid b...

New contrast agents may be on horizon for better medical imaging

...ts properties as an effective emitter of radiation sources also make it well-suited for use with a type of cancer therapy called neutron capture therapy. "What it means," Watkin said, "is that these little particles capture the neutrons and emit alpha and gamma rays, and that energy -- sent out from an accel...

Stevens Institute of Technology Roundtable

...), trusted third parties (37 percent) and external sources (27 percent). The recent mishandlings and theft of personal data from approximately 26 million US veterans and a major online travel booking organization, due to an employee and third-party consulting respectively, is alarming and reinforces the abov...

Old technology helps find new test for leg artery disease

...slow, because the muscle is not getting the energy sources it needs to restore PCr. It is an energy-dependant process." Right now, doctors use several tests to measure PAD severity, including measuring blood pressure in the ankles and comparing it to blood pressure in the arms. Doctors can also do an angiogr...

Vitamin D and calcium supplements have varied effects on breast cancer risk

...may protect against breast cancer. Because natural sources of vitamin D are limited (mostly sun exposure and oily fish), vitamin D is added to some foods, such as milk. The Institute of Medicine has concluded that data are insufficient to set an official recommended daily allowance (RDA) for vitamin D, but a...

Study finds sizeable underutilization of hip and knee replacement procedures

...relieving pain and restoring function. The study's sources did not include people who might benefit but had not visited a doctor, those who did not reveal all pain issues to their physicians, or who were not appropriate for replacement surgeries because of other medical conditions. "Clinical results for kn...

Embargoed materials for Complementary & Integrative Medicine Conference

...pplements are available to the public through many sources including pharmacies and health food stores. In their analysis of 94 samples, the investigators found that 83 (88%) samples proved viable, and of these, lab results matched manufacturer labeling exactly for seven (8%) products, while 42 (51%) product...

Many cleaners, air fresheners may pose health risks when used indoors

... effort in the last decades on controlling the big sources of air pollution and on the chemicals in consumer ...eed to pay attention to other aspects of pollution sources that are right under our nose," said William Nazaroff, a UC Berkeley professor of environmental engi...

Turning the tables on drug discovery

...focused on identifying lead molecules from natural sources for drug development. The method starts with knowl...rived molecules and plants to discover the natural sources of the ligands which could influence the enzyme. Identified in this way substances can then be extra...

More than just genetics: Lifestyle choices impact GI health

...(CLA), a fatty acid typically found in animal food sources such as dairy products or meat, may have some benefit in improving the health of patients suffering from diabetes, clogged arteries and osteoporosis. Researchers from the Scandinavian Clinical Research AS in Norway examined the fat loss effects of C...

Patients need help finding medical information, U-M study finds

...ts do not necessarily link to the best information sources about a topic," says Ruti Volk, M.S.I, a librarian and manager of the Patient Education Resource Center at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center. Volk will present her findings Sunday, May 21, at the Medical Library Association's annual meeting in Pho...

New GI technologies improve internal organ visualization

... were considered moderately effective in detecting sources of intestinal bleeding. Efficacy rates for DBE an...th procedures offer value to patients with unknown sources of intestinal bleeding or other small bowel problems, and should be used to help evaluate a patient'...

Conference to focus on healthcare systems' response to disasters and overloads

...he conference will also identify potential funding sources already known to be interested in this area....

Study indicates widely-used nutritional supplement does not improve cholesterol levels

...e. Numerous policosanol products from a variety of sources (sugar cane, wheat germ, rice bran, beeswax) are available over-the-counter and on the Internet in several countries. Advertising emphasizes predominantly its reputed lipid-lowering effects, comparable with statins (prescription medications taken to ...

Funding and bureaucracy, not access to journals, are chief obstacles to scientific productivity

...small changes in work practices and addressing the sources for productivity bottlenecks, we can ensure the future of scientific and economic progress." This study was conducted by CIBER in 2005. It utilized one-to-one interviews to find out what researchers thought were the main issues affecting their produc...

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