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South Polar ozone hole makes big comeback

...idely used in aerosol cans and refrigerators. CFCs themselves are inert, but ultraviolet radiation high in the atmosphere breaks them down into their constituent parts, which can be highly reactive with ozone. As the polar spring arrives, the combination of returning sunlight and the presence of polar stratosp...

Wake up, doc: Lack of sleep affects young doctors just like alcohol does

...d policies aimed at reducing work hours, which can themselves have negative ramifications. Our study, like others before it, does raise concerns about the performance of sleep deprived physicians-in-training and suggests that strategies aimed at reducing fatigue-related impairments are likely necessary." Arnedt...

New support for disabled research students

...f-centred. "It shows that universities have to ask themselves rigorous questions for example, do we systematically seek feedback from disabled students? Are we willing to tackle the issues they raise? Are we reactive to crises rather than reflective in our practice?" "We hope the Premia project will raise awar...

Earthquake briefing on Capitol Hill

... hazards and take the appropriate steps to protect themselves and their communities, reducing their vulnerability to earthquakes. The briefing is sponsored by the following members of the Coalition: the American Geological Institute, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and the Seismological Society of...

Insurance status affects ability to secure necessary, timely follow-up medical appointments

...istants called 499 ambulatory clinics, identifying themselves as new patients who had been seen in an ED and needed an urgent follow-up appointment within one week. Callers read from one of three clinical scenarios requiring follow-up for either pneumonia, hypertension or possible ectopic pregnancy (early pregn...

Nation's experts to answer questions about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

...ional potential, and limit their satisfaction with themselves and their relationships. According to the survey: Adults with ADHD are three times more likely to suffer from stress, depression or other problems with emotion; Adults with ADHD are more likely to engage in harmful or antisocial behaviors, like ...

Options for Parkinson's patients abundant

... important," Nutt said. "A person can do a lot for themselves to keep many early-stage Parkinson's symptoms at bay." And support groups, such as those organized by Parkinson Resources of Oregon for newly diagnosed patients, offer ongoing support. "That dark period can be minimized or alleviated with the right k...

Prevent prostate cancer with antioxidants? Gene pathway may reveal more clues

...ctions, prostate cells lose the ability to protect themselves from oxygen damage. Results of the new studies are in the August issue of the journal Cancer Research. "Normally, cells with functioning Nkx3.1 seem to process oxidative free radicals appropriately," says Theodore L. DeWeese, M.D., a co...

U.S. House introduces Microbicide Development Act of 2005

...al that these products will allow women to protect themselves against the spread of disease and also allow them ...lowing women to both conceive children and protect themselves from HIV. The microbicide field has built an extraordinary amount of scientific momentum, with sever...

'Healthy weight, healthy shape' key in preventing heart disease

...abilitation program, which allows them to accustom themselves to regular physical exercise, to learn about their physical limits and to reliably determine the adequate exercise intensity. Other results given at the Congress included those from EuroAction1, an ESC initiative, which showed that coronary patients ...

Impact of somatization on health resource usage in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

...and whether the high use is driven by the patients themselves or by the physicians taking care of them," said Dr. Brennan M.R. Spiegel, study author and director, UCLA/VA Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE). UCLA researchers tried to tease this out by analyzing the effect of somatization on the am...

Serving up suds a hazardous task

...nions and gravy from the cooler. Pub injuries make themselves felt in the workforce, the study noted. Cost of compensation for hotel, restaurant and pub workers rose from $13,182,598 in 1996 to $18,458,551 in 1999, according to the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia. Repetitive lifting of heavy loa...

Beating the aging process naturally

... consumers should expect to see similar results on themselves in as little as 10 days, says Redmond. Beta glucan is already used in a number of products available to consumers including brand name products from Johnson and Johnson and Schering Plough. "The proof that we provide in this paper and other research ...

NCI/Fox Chase Cancer Center Science Writers' Seminar

...bers react to news of a cancer diagnosis when they themselves may also be at risk due to genetic factors; the two distinct ways in which patients respond to news of cancer; and patients' and doctors' differing expectations about participation in cancer clinical trials The seminar can also be viewed via live an...

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

...ontain cells that retain the ability to regenerate themselves and to develop into more specialized heart cells that can conduct electrical currents and contract like heart muscle should. Directing the overall SCCT effort at Hopkins will be cardiologist Joshua Hare, M.D. Hare, a professor of medicine, leads the ...

Health experts urge counseling patients about dangers of second-hand smoke

...se (urge patients to avoid all exposure to SHS for themselves and their family members and explain the risks), Assess (see how willing patients are to change behavior to avoid SHS exposure, including whether they can successfully negotiate with the smoker), Assist (help patients make changes if they want role ...

Examining how medicine is taught

...idden curriculum and gave them a chance to immerse themselves in an organizational culture under transition." Dr. Inui is president and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and associate dean for health services research of the IU School of Medicine. He is one of a team of educators leading the on-going effor...

Children and adolescents with advanced cancer can make complex end-of-life care decisions

...luded the wish to benefit others, even though they themselves would not benefit. The St. Jude investigators say ...help other children in the future even though they themselves would never benefit from it." For example, 19 of the 20 patients (95 percent) said their decisions ...

International study finds one in five heart patients continue to smoke

...od risk management in these cases and the patients themselves were motivated because they probably realised the seriousness of their diseases. However, for angina patients, the risk may have been under-estimated. "In fact, their long term mortality is no better than that of patients who have had a heart attac...

Opening wide for new clues about lupus

...checkpoints in the immune system and have enmeshed themselves in a sophisticated segment of the immune system. As part of the immune system's training program for new immune cells, the germinal center is one of the last opportunities the body has for recognizing and kicking out rogue cells. Once a B cell passes...

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(Date:8/27/2014)... abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what ... fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles. These ... watermen who depend on the resources--losses that are largely ... The report, published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin ... the derelict fish trap problem, and so-called "ghost fishing," ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... A growing number of studies have shown ... the pathogenesis of Parkinson,s disease. Previous studies ... Medical University in China have shown that ... injury, reduced divalent metal transporter 1 expression, ... substantia nigra of rotenone-induced Parkinson,s disease rats. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... University of Adelaide research has shown that piglets can ... birthing frequency. , The outcome of the study at ... Animal Reproduction Science , is an important finding for ... welfare without loss of production. , "Sows don,t usually ... on heat after their piglets have been weaned," says ...
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