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Study sheds light on the developmental origins of polycystic ovarian syndrome

...to as developmental programming, and this research theme has been applied to PCOS recently. Different studies have produced conflicting evidence that shows that large babies grow to become heavier adults with polycystic ovaries, but that the most severe symptoms of PCOS are associated with growth restricti...

Pitt receives $9 million to develop research tools that may aid drug discovery

...art of NIH's Roadmap, which has as its overarching theme "New Pathways to Discovery," NIH has allocated $88.9 million over the next three years to create the Molecular Libraries Screening Centers Network (MLSCN). NIH selected nine outside institutions as pilot centers to be included in the network, as well...

Multi-drug resistant TB persists in California

...ccording to a study in the June 8 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on tuberculosis. Lead author Reuben M. Granich, M.D., M.P.H., of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing on tuberculosis at the National Press Club. The number of tu...

Chest x-rays not effective in determining when TB acquired

...ccording to a study in the June 8 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on tuberculosis. Co-author Neil W. Schluger, M.D., of Columbia University, New York, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing on tuberculosis at the National Press Club. Traditionally, active tuberculosis (TB) disease has b...

Treatment helps in preventing TB among those at high risk

...ccording to a study in the June 8 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on tuberculosis. Lead author Alison D. Grant, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing on tuberculosis at the National Press Club. A major cons...

Risk factors for tuberculosis and homelessness often overlap in US

...cording to a report in the June 8 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on tuberculosis. "Homelessness is associated with an increased risk of exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, undetected and untreated infection, and subsequent progression to TB disease," according to background information in the article. "...

Goals for TB control reachable for most of world

...ccording to a study in the June 8 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on tuberculosis. Lead author Christopher Dye, D.Phil., from the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing on tuberculosis at the National Press Club. In 1991, it was estimated ...

JAMA editorial: Tuberculosis a global problem

In an editorial for the June 8, 2005 JAMA theme issue on tuberculosis, JAMA's Editor-in-Chief, Cat...is a global health problem." "The articles in this theme issue of JAMA devoted to TB address a number of important concerns including screening; treatment fo...

Blood-based TB test matches up to old skin test in study among health workers in India

... of the study, to be published in a special June 8 theme issue on tuberculosis in the Journal of the American Medical Association, mean that switching to the more expensive blood test may not be necessary for people in India. "Our study is the first time this blood test has been evaluated in India, where T...

Clinical trial proves link between chiropractic and migraines

... is National Chiropractic Care Week. This year the theme is safe drugfree treatment of headaches. It is estimated that 10 to 12 percent of the Australian population suffer from migraines which costs the country $1.5 billion each year....

Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project

...t, entries are expected to address the competition theme to "imagine a world where technology dissolves the boundaries between us." Out of about 2,000 participants in the world qualifying round March 15, Dowdall and Hall tied with eight others for first place, with Team ContAInment being the only U.S. t...

Press registration reminder ESC Congress 2005, 3-7 September 2005

...s specific to the Women and Cardiovascular disease theme of the Congress. Press may request visuals and further information on this event via the main ESC Press & PR Office. For more information on former For Your Heart's Sake events see: http://www.escardio.org/initiatives/prevention/FYHS/ To register ...

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

...Foundation in October 2002. The conferences' main theme this year will be the passage from "Perception to Performance", to musical performance in its various components. Four leading specialists on the subject will open the conference with four preparatory Workshops (afternoon of May 5th, 2005) titled Eva...

Can hospital data detect poor performing doctors?

...per published online by the BMJ today extends this theme to more general measures of clinical quality where death may not be the outcome. The authors investigated whether routinely collected data from hospital episode statistics could be used to identify the gynaecologist Rodney Ledward, who was suspended ...

Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards

...de funding for childhood cancer research a central theme of her reign. Downs, an aspiring pediatrician who has been accepted as a medical student at the Alabama School of Medicine, is serving as a national spokesperson for childhood cancers and their families through CureSearch, a partnership with the Chi...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have uncovered a new way the immune system ... aid efforts to use immune cells to treat illness. ... have the immunological equivalent of "neighborhood police" specialized ... single organ, instead of an entire city, the body. ... St. Louis have shown that the liver, skin and ...
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