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More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study

...chool Bus Fleet magazine, a trade publication that tracks statistics in school transportation, finds that California has the highest percentage of pre-1977 school buses in the country. Ten percent of California's fleet consists of pre-1977 buses, while second-place Missouri reports six percent of its fleet ...

Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

...ience of his own and keep it from following in the tracks toward obesity and inactivity. Dr. Gutin came to MCG in 1991 from Columbia University in New York. He earned a master's degree in physical education and a doctorate in higher education from New York University. He completed postdoctoral training in s...

Aging eye more susceptible to serious damage, scientists report

...ral years and already have reported that the model tracks the actual results of a series of experiments in which foam particles, BBs and baseballs strike the human eye. The model predicts when the globe of the eye will rupture from high-speed blunt trauma. In an accompanying editorial, Paul F. Vinger, M.D....

New proton therapy, breast CT clinical trials, radiation-resistant tumors

...icine. Devoted to the scientific and professional tracks of the meeting, the press luncheon will take place on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 between 12 PM-1:30 in room 401 of the Washington State Convention & Trade Center, located at Pike Street and 7th Avenue. Members of the news media may contact Ben Stein at ...

Musical training might be good for the heart

...sical training. Each participant listened to short tracks of different types of music in random order, for 2 minutes, followed by the same selection of tracks for 4 minutes each. A 2 minute pause was randomly inserted into each of these sequences. Participan...

Trauma victims' survival may depend on which trauma center treats them

... on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons and tracks information on types of injuries and outcomes at trauma centers nationwide. Patients in the study had major injuries, such as trauma to the heart, major vessels or liver, complex pelvis fractures or quadriplegia. The researchers took into account fac...

Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment seem to work best together

... of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research tracks individuals for 16 years who have first acknowledged their alcohol-use problems and then chosen Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), treatment, or both. Findings indicate that people who become involved in both AA and treatment fare better than those who obta...

Assessing the impact of breast cancer

...ncer are being examined in a first-time study that tracks women in the first five years following their diagnosis. Almost 3000 Victorian women are diagnosed each year with breast cancer, but to date no studies have determined the physical and emotional impact of the disease. Professor Susan Davis, director ...

What makes the brain tick, tick, tick. . .

...i and Warren Meck. And understanding how the brain tracks time is essential to understanding all its functions. The brain's internal clocks coordinate a vast array of activities from communicating, to orchestrating movement, to getting food, they said. In a review article in the October 2005 Nature Reviews ...

Study reveals severity of go-cart injuries

...ults will be published later. While public go-cart tracks have safety restrictions, privately owned go-carts are largely unregulated. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 10,000 go-cart injuries to children 15 and younger occur each year. "Unsupervised children have the potent...

Diagnostic images show go-carts cause serious injuries to children

...hile safety restrictions have tightened on go-cart tracks as a result of lawsuits, privately owned go-carts intended for off-road use remain largely unregulated. "People need to be aware that go-cart injuries in children can be serious and even life-threatening," said co-author Felix S. Chew, M.D., a profes...

Iron particles and MRI could replace biopsies to track stem cell therapy and deploy stents

...ns Hopkins have successfully used a technique that tracks mesenchymal stem cells via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to monitor the progress of the cells in repairing tissue scarred by heart attack. The Hopkins findings, presented in November at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions and pu...

Technology for successful aging shown at White House conference

... including a bed equipped with weight sensors that tracks sleep patterns as part of an Elite Care exhibit; sensors used to track movement in homes, developed with HomeFree Inc.; and adaptive computer games that monitor cognitive performance and potentially improves seniors' cognitive skills, as part of a Sp...

Food insecurity and food stamps: How is the US doing?

...ollection began in 1995." Wilde, a food economist, tracks household food insecurity, food stamps, and related measures of hunger. The percentage of US households classified as insecure rose from 11.2 percent in 2003 to 11.9 percent in 2004. While this one-year increase might not seem like a lot, it repres...

Doctors at UVA health system search for new treatments for diabetic kidney disease

... stopping the progression of kidney disease in its tracks in people with diabetes, potentially saving thousands of lives. Research on one promising new treatment uses a growing body of evidence that inflammation may be a key cause of diabetic kidney disease. Generally, inflammation is a nonspecific immune...

UCLA develops new method to track neuron cell death leading to Alzheimer's disease

...rchers developed a new brain imaging strategy that tracks neural cell loss in the hippocampus, a key memory center of the brain. Using a chemical marker called MPPF and positron emission tomography (PET), researchers measured the amount of serotonin receptors 1A found in neurons abundantly present in the h...

Alzheimer's drugs offer modest improvements, equal effectiveness

...of less than three points on a 70-point scale that tracks mental functioning. "There is nothing to suggest the effects are less for patients with severe dementia, although there is very little evidence for other than mild to moderate dementia," she said. Side effects caused about 29 percent of the patients ...

NYU medical experts analyze subway injuries

...ormen would have more time to notice people on the tracks and stop before impact. Any injuries that did happen would be far less severe. In some newer subway systems, such as in Hong Kong, platforms are being built with barriers between passengers and the tracks. But in New York City, where the subway is ov...

Marrow-derived stem cells deliver new cytokine to kill brain tumor cells, offer protection

... initiate a very powerful anti-tumor response that tracks to migrating glioma islands and offers long-term protection all of which would make this a very attractive therapeutic option." In the animal study, bone marrow-derived neural stem-like cells (BM-NSC) genetically engineered to produce IL-23 were inj...

An affordable future for eye tracking in sight

...ource to create reflections on the eye. The camera tracks these reflections and uses them to move a cursor on the screen, for example. COGAIN hopes to provide the same functionality, though at a lower performance, using an ordinary Web cam and ambient light. But the project plans to do more. Currently eye-t...

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