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Kenya moves toward national food and nutrition policy

...w nutrition strategies are phased in three-to-five year periods so that goals are attainable and there is an operational research phase to build on Organizing a dynamic framework for the national food and nutrition policy with ongoing review and adjustment Promoting intersectional collaboration for nutr...

Scientists and polar explorers brave the elements in support of CryoSat-2

...in the ice thickness down to a few centimetres per year using its sophisticated radar altimeter SIRAL. Given these objectives and the importance of accurate measurements in assessing environmental change, it is not surprising that ESA goes to great lengths to ensure that the data from CryoSat-2 will be as...

Research could lead to treatment for Alzheimer's disease

...ss of trial and error in molecule design. Within a year we had developed modified inhibitors that were muc...ld go into the first phase of clinical trials this year and begin the lengthy trial process necessary before the FDA approves a drug to be available on the ...

Johns Hopkins begins aggressive screening for 'superbugs' in children

...ed March 1 after a study conducted at Hopkins last year showed that more frequent screening detected many ...fections for 2 million hospitalized Americans each year are resistant to at least one of the drugs most commonly used to treat them. ...

Change in neuroticism tied to mortality rates, researcher says

... on edge." Mroczek will begin testing later this year to determine why higher levels of neuroticism increase mortality. He plans a study which tests cortisol levels in neurotic men to determine if they have higher levels of the damaging stress hormone that could contribute to early death. Other possible...

Resident work hour restrictions may be costly for teaching hospitals

... resident work hours but assumes that in the third year of the analysis, clinical efficiency increases by 10 percent. This improvement decreases the cost of replacing residents with nurse practitioners to $2.4 million (a savings of nearly $700,000) and of replacing residents with physician assistants or ...

Johns Hopkins develops pancreas cancer risk model

...r through their Web site at www.nsgc.org . Each year in the U.S., pancreas cancer strikes more than 37,000 people and kills about the same number. Most patients succumb to the disease within six months of being diagnosed. The five-year survival rate is five percent....

Having elevated risk factors in young adulthood raises risk of coronary calcium later on

...mputer images of the chest, taken in the fifteenth year of the study, when the participants were ages 33 to 45. Of the 3,043 participants who were scanned, 9.6 percent had detectable coronary artery calcium. Coronary artery calcium was more prevalent among men than women, (15 versus 5.1 percent) and amon...

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researcher finds mold by-product kills multiple myeloma

...row cancer that kills more than 11,000 people each year in the United States, reports the American Cancer Society. Dr. Bibles team has shown for the first time that chaetocin has promising anti-myeloma activity. They found that chaetocins promise includes the ability to: Kill myeloma cells harboring a ...

Consumer nail gun injuries spike

...act, the number of weekend carpenters treated each year for nail gun injuries in emergency rooms in U.S. hospitals more than tripled between 1991 and 2005, increasing to about 14,800 per year, according to an analysis by researchers at Duke University Medical Center and the National Institute for Occupati...

Help the Aged funds the University of Nottingham to research pain affecting older people

... across the UK that have been awarded funding this year by the Help the Aged biomedical Research into Ageing programme, all of which are helping bring better health and independence to older people. Dr Layward adds: Help the Aged is committed to funding high quality biomedical research through our Resea...

Low education predicts lower quality of life for prostate cancer patients

...greater decline and less recovery during the first year after prostate cancer treatment across a wide variety of domains, including physical, emotional, and social functioning, vitality, mental health, general health, urinary function, and sexual function. More generally, the lower your educational lev...

Mortality rate increases for kidney recipients with anemia

...than other transplant recipients. "During a four year period following kidney transplantation, we found that anemic patients were 70 percent more likely to die following their transplant, and two and a half times more likely to again require dialysis," says study author Dr. Istvan Mucsi. Anemia affect...

Global burden of childhood deafness overlooked

... of 90db or more. Of 120 million babies born per year in the developing world, an estimated 718,000 will...ctively manage permanent hearing loss in the first year of life has been associated with substantial and irreversible deficits in speech, linguistic and cog...

Aflac expands decade-long partnership with AACR

...sue careers in other areas of science." During a year of noteworthy anniversaries, Aflac increased their support in 2007 to mark its decade-long partnership with AACR, as well as the AACR Centennial. Commemorating 100 years of progress in cancer research, in 2007 the AACR honors past achievements and l...

Margaret Foti receives AACR Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research

...own to feature more than ten special conferences a year in the U.S. and several more around the globe. She led the effort to develop the AACR Annual Meeting into the premier international cancer meeting in the world for the presentation of high-quality basic, translational, clinical and epidemiological c...

Professors named Fulbright scholars

...k was awarded a Fulbright scholarship earlier this year to teach at Sofia University, Bulgaria....

Study suggests use of stem cell transplantation is beneficial treatment of type 1 diabetes

.... Among those, one patient resumed insulin use one year after AHST. The only severe adverse effects were pneumonia in one patient and endocrine dysfunction in two others. "This is, to our knowledge, the first report of high-dose immunosuppression followed by autologous nonmyeloablative hematopoietic s...

Carnegie Mellon professors question advice for nuclear attacks

.... "We calculated that it would cost about $240 per year for a typical family to maintain such a stock, including the value of storage space and the time needed to tend to it." Their research also suggests that many families who could afford to follow the stocking guidelines might think ...

Report reveals estimated high prevalence and heavy cost of type 2 diabetes complications

... reported a family income of less than $35,000 per year in 2005. Results from the report were released today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists' (AACE) 16th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress, by AACE in partnership with the members of a diabetes complications consortium: the Amp...

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