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IOF Bone Apptit campaign wins prestigious communications award

...er said: "The Excellence Awards judging process is tough and competition is strong, so winning an award is a great achievement. It is confirmation that IOF's Bone Apptit campaign is amongst the best in the field." The IOF team, working with a limited budget, developed a strategy and related creative mate...

New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer

...s will help motivate the people involved in making tough decisions about the future of New Orleans to start doing so. In August 2006, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the ASCE External Review Panel each published lists of steps to take to protect New Orleans, and since then several improvements have ...

Tests show healthy humans not harmed by Taser

...erward, you only feel sore, like you might after a tough workout. Our goal was to find out how, in the absence of alcohol, drugs or other stimulants, humans are affected physiologically." Vilke monitored the reactions of 32 healthy volunteers from the San Diego County Sheriffs Department who agreed to ...

CankerMelts patches reduce pain and speed resolution of canker sores

...and days or weeks of excruciating pain can make it tough to enjoy your favorite foods and drinks or talk comfortably with friends and family. The CankerMelts oral patch technology allows the disc to stick inside the mouth, in contact with the sore and usually covering the sore to protect it from irritatio...

Predicting the risk of rheumatoid arthritis for early arthritis patients

...t one-third develop RA. Physicians often face the tough choice of whether to initiate DMARD therapy immediately or to wait and see. To guide individual treatment decisions, researchers with the Early Arthritis Clinic at Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands, have found a formula to help deter...

Experts urge strongest isolation for new drug-resistant tuberculosis cases appearing in South Africa

Medical ethics and other experts say tough isolation measures, involuntary if need be, are justified to contain a very deadly, highly-contagious and drug-resistant mutant strain of tuberculosis and to prevent "a potentially explosive international health crisis" brewing most dangerously in So...

Daily weighing and quick action keeps pounds off

... that losing weight and keeping weight off is very tough for many people," said Robert J. Kuczmarski, Dr. P.H., R.D., director of the Obesity Prevention and Treatment Program at the National Institutes of Health. "However, the results of STOP Regain show that there are definite actions that people can take...

Stereotypes contribute to older men seeking, receiving depression care less frequently

...ported that some older men "just do not think that tough guys go talk to psychologists or psychiatrists, and fool around with that type of monkey business." The association of depression with severe mental illness, or "craziness," was another barrier to care, although it was cited less frequently than th...

Anticipation plays a powerful role in human memory, brain study finds

...singly important role in how fresh the memory of a tough experience remains. The findings of the brain-imaging study, which appear in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, have important implications for the treatment of psychological conditions such as post-traumatic ...

A third of the world population faces water scarcity today

...nment. People and their governments will face some tough decisions on how to allocate and manage water. Not...d losers. If you don't consciously debate and make tough choices, more people, especially the poor, and the environment will continue to pay the price." ...

Rush University Medical Center programs ranked among the nation's best in US News and World Report

... is to "identify centers that take on and excel at tough procedures and conditions rare cancers, worsening heart failure, seemingly untreatable leg artery blockages. That is why most of the institutions ranked are referral centers, where the sickest patients are sent for advanced care. Such hospitals, fo...

Age-related structural change may contribute to fracture risk

... change in the thickness of the cortical layer, or tough envelope, that makes up the bone circumference. They also found that spongy tissue that makes up the bone core is less dense in older pre-menopausal women compared to their younger peers. Their findings suggest that minerals are slowly lost from the ...

Vaccinate or not? Treat or not? Study looks at tricky health decisions

...others. The findings may help individuals who face tough health choices, and decision makers who make choic...very hard to see the big picture when faced with a tough medical decision," says lead author Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D. "We get wrapped up in our own situat...

Mapping 'self' and 'other' in the brain

... broken or performing pathologically. "We've had a tough time understanding illnesses like borderline personality disorder on a biological level because we're only beginning to understand basic neural mechanisms underlying cooperation," said King-Casas. "However, with hyperscanning, we're able study brain ...

Bold three-stage brain operation for intractable seizures appears promising

...ny cranium and cutting through the dura mater, the tough fibrous tissue covering the brain. The implanted grid of electrodes, attached to an EEG machine, is used to continuously monitor seizure activity over several days, providing a map for the surgeon to the location where the seizures arise. In the seco...

Multiracial youth more likely to engage in violent behavior, substance abuse

...quency and violence increase. Being a minority is tough and many youngsters are experiencing discrimination. We suspected this, and now we know that there are higher levels of discrimination and problem behaviors among multiracial youngsters." Lead author of the study was Yoonsun Choi, who did much of t...

Bullying keeps overweight kids off the field

...sed to like," Storch said. "When kids are having a tough time with peers, and struggling with depression, then this can translate to reduced rates of physical activity." Teasing and the stigma of adolescent obesity can have a big effect on children, said Mitch Prinstein, an associate professor of psycholog...

University of Virginia Health System tests new device for mitral valve disease

...n shorten someone's life, not to mention making it tough to go about the activities of daily living," said Dr Scott Lim, a cardiologist at the University of Virginia Health System. For years, the standard of care for mitral valve leakage has been open-heart surgery with the patient on a bypass machine. Now...

Ames Laboratory innovation key to a 'lead-free' Europe

...and appliance manufacturers scramble to meet those tough new restrictions, a lead-free solder developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory is playing a key role. Solder is the shiny metallic "glue" that holds components on circuit boards and bonds other electrical connections. Though a comp...

Teens' healthy food choices foiled by early lunch, soft drink machine income and parents who cater

... notes that these findings prompt consideration of tough issues; for example, if changes are made in a la carte offerings and vending contracts which result in decreased sales, where will any lost revenue be found? Almost 85 percent of school foodservice programs receive no financial support from their sc...

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