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1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established

... are turned into practical patient therapies, as a vital component of improving human health. Also, the grant will enable us to recruit additional physician researchers who can pursue a career in pediatric nephrology research. One research project headed by Drs. Avner and William E. Sweeny Jr., M.S....

Parents' depression can weigh on children

...ildren, Janicke said. Having supportive parents is vital for children to be able to make the lifestyle changes needed to lose weight. Often, children only have access to food at home, so what a parent puts on the table usually determines what the child eats, Janicke said. Also, the behaviors a parent model...

World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase

...archCouncil (NHMRC). The AFT views this study as a vital key in understanding asthma and other respiratory disordersand then what treatments are most appropriate, Mrs Beswick said. The Asthma Foundation is honoured to have contributed to supporting such an important studythat has been running for almost 40...

International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston

Fruits and vegetables tasty and a vital part of daily nutrition. But researchers worldwide continue to seek better ways to use the healthful properties of these foods. Many of these scientists will meet in Houston Oct. 9-13 to share the latest findings. FAV Health 2007 - Fruits And Veget...

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...equipped with networked wireless monitors of their vital signs, allowing doctors to determine who in a waiting room needs the most immediate care....

Taking animals out of laboratory research

...of all animal experiments is not possible, because vital medical research must continue to find treatments for diseases which lessen the quality of human and animal life. New consumer products, medicines, and industrial and agricultural chemicals must be adequately tested in order to identify potential haz...

Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information

...al surveillance and control of emerging infections vital to world health. The first edition of this book won the Book of the Year award from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), which was also a Choice awardee. Lashleys other books have also received AJN Book of the Year awards, including the first a...

Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8

...er medical conditions, genetics and imaging play a vital role in understanding this disease and in providing promising solutions to diagnosis and treatment. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the National Institute of Mental Health will discuss their latest findings in ide...

CIRM awards $3.79 million to Burnham Institute

...stem cell research, research facilities, and other vital research opportunities....

Institute of Medicine Advisory: Public health physicians

... as disease prevention and safe food supplies, are vital to improving public health. But the nation faces a critical shortage of these professionals, and many who are already in the field have not had adequate training to tackle current and emerging public health challenges. TRAINING PHYSICIANS FOR PUBLIC ...

Tony Hunter receives Robert. J. and Claire Pasarow Award for Cancer Research

...ical research while increasing public awareness of vital areas of investigation. Also receiving Pasarow Awards are Daniel Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., FAHA Professor and Endowed Chair at the University of California, San Diego, for cardiovascular research, and Howard Hughes Medical Investigator Dr. Huda Y. Z...

Aussie research goes global through new grants

...developing discipline in health care research. Its vital that we give new researchers in this area an opportunity to develop their careers, he said. The successful applicants are: Dr Sarah Dennis, University of New South Wales: Will expand on work led by Professor Nicholas Zwar last year which looke...

MUHC-led international team identifies gene responsible for blindness in infants and children

...oth the CEP290 and LCA5 genes encode proteins with vital functions in the cilium of the photoreceptors, transporting visual proteins to the compartment where vision occurs. When these genes are mutated, which occurs in about 25 to 30 per cent of blind children, the visual proteins are not transported prope...

MRI detects cancers missed by mammography in breast cancer patients

...ect tumors missed by traditional exams, and can be vital in helping women choose the right course of treatment for their breast cancer, says Mayo radiation oncologist Laura Vallow, M.D. She and other radiation oncologists at the Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic ( http://www.mayoclinic.org/breastcancerprogra...

Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes

...pe 1 diabetes, which occurs when white blood cells vital to the bodys defenses against infectious diseases attack insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. The insulin these cells produce regulates how the body uses and stores sugar and other food nutrients for energy. Research has shown the pancreas...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure and American Society of Clinical Oncology partner in national initiative

...er treatment. Komens sponsorship ensures that the vital voice of cancer advocates becomes an integral part of the discussion on how best to deliver quality resources to those who need it most at the time of diagnosis through their survivorship. We face a growing culture of complacency. We claim to be w...

Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome

...ect on these individuals and their families. It is vital that we get this diagnosis right in both directions. About Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) Long QT syndrome is a genetic disorder of the hearts electrical system that occurs in about 1 in 3,000 people. Approximately 5 percent to 10 percent of the time...

Researchers find deadly prescription drug effects 6 years before FDA

... doctors to see if theyve seen similar cases. If a vital piece of evidence is missing, Bennett even will track down a doctor at home on a Sunday and ask her to drive back to her office to check a chart. Then Bennett and his team fit all the puzzle pieces together to figure out what happened and how to prev...

12-month study demonstrated tolerability and efficacy of Daytrana

...n evaluations, laboratory tests, and monitoring of vital signs, including ECGs throughout the study. The ADHD-RS-IV assesses 18 individual symptoms of ADHD as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), a publication of the American Ps...

Investigational nonstimulant Guanfacine XR significantly improved child, adolescent ADHD symptoms

...nds in ECGs, hematologic or laboratory parameters, vital signs, urinalyses, or physical examination were seen. Interim results from trial 305 showed that for all doses, the mean ADHD-RS-IV total scores showed significant improvement of -21.6 points from baseline to endpoint (P About Guanfacine Ext...

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