Navigation Links
Ultra-Runner to Run 63 Marathons in 63 Days for Children with Incurable Disease
Date:8/31/2007

ed by scientists from the Human Performance Lab at Stanford University throughout the Tour. They will monitor him throughout the tour through a Zephyr BioHarness strap he will wear on his chest, which will record the electrical responses of his heart (ECG) and heart rate, breathing rate, skin temperature and movement-acceleration patterns of each marathon day. He will upload the information electronically so that the researchers can evaluate the physical stressors of each marathon and provide feedback on his pace, food intake and other components that will help him maintain optimal performance and health.

Stacy Sims, exercise physiologist at the Stanford Human Performance Lab, says "monitoring his heart responses, respiratory rate, and recovery, will allow us to minimize the damage to Tim's body. From a research perspective, gathering this type of data over an extended period of time will give us insight on the impact on his bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Also, we will monitor and record his heart responses in real time, something that has not been documented over this type of running and duration before."

The A-T Children's Project was founded by Brad and Vicki Margus, who have two children with A-T. The project raises awareness and funding for research and clinical trials that will benefit all children with A-T. To date, the project's research has led to the development of treatments for A-T symptoms, including feeding tubes and immune therapy, as well as gaining a deeper biological understanding of how a mutated A-T gene causes many severe problems.

"When Jarrett and Quinn were diagnosed, Vicki and I quickly realized that research on A-T was limited and really needed to be expanded, not just for our boys but for other families as desperate as we were to help their kids with A- T," Brad Margus said. "We started the A-T Children's Project to focus on a simple mission: accelerate research, provide hope, and find a cure."

While scient
'/>"/>

SOURCE A-T Children's Project
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
2. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
3. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
4. Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
5. Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
6. Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.
7. Children suffer the most when parents divorce
8. Half of worlds children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO
9. Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.
10. Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children
11. Cats to protect children from asthma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 According to a new market ... Market (Neurosurgical Navigation Systems, ENT Navigation Systems and Orthopedic ... Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020", the global surgical ... in 2013 and is expected to grow at a ... an estimated value of USD 295.5 million in 2020. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built ... of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site ... people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes ... surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. , Some of the ... or stabbing pain, pain radiating down the leg, inability ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds of ... panels are now offered on its website. In addition, ... All people that place an order for its newly released ... percent off. , The company’s senior spokesman was excited ... our new and old customers can buy cheap bamboo panels ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ... dental plans, has launched in the state of ... to quality, affordable dental care services at reduced ... for Tennessee consumers looking to save money on ... rates as a member of discount fee dental ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 28, 2014 DiaSorin has announced that ... 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D,” will feature guest speaker Dr. Gregory ... Institute for Health and Healing Integrative Medicine. Dr. Plotnikoff ... George Institute for Health and Healing and as Senior ... Minneapolis, Minnesota. He also serves as a co-editor of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Surgical Navigation Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 295.5 Million Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Surgical Navigation Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 295.5 Million Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 3Health News:Spine Guide Offering New Overview of Surgical Options For Back Pain 2Health News:BambooIndustry.com: Cheap Bamboo Panels for Clients Worldwide Offered Online 2Health News:DentistSave.com Launches Discount Dental Plans in Tennessee for Consumers, Businesses, and Groups 2Health News:DentistSave.com Launches Discount Dental Plans in Tennessee for Consumers, Businesses, and Groups 3Health News:DiaSorin Announces New Webinar in Their Annual Vitamin D Series 2Health News:DiaSorin Announces New Webinar in Their Annual Vitamin D Series 3
... is this year,s Miss Fairfield County. The Connecticut ... volunteer,patient care activities over these last two years, ... compassion for those that are suffering has been,extraordinary, ... pediatric patients or,to our young or mature adults," ...
... celebrates its one-year anniversary with a donation to Dress for ... ... than four,million people get a new lease on life, alli(R) is celebrating ... was made today at a press event in New York., (Logo: ...
... an association between examiner qualifications and device quality on ... tests in pregnancy on the other. However, it is ... to achieve sufficiently high detection rates for major foetal ... the association described in other health care systems also ...
... 24 At this year,s annual telethon,for Alex,s ... MIKE AND,IKE(R) Candy Brand presented the Alex,s Lemonade ... a multi-year commitment to this foundation., (Photo: ... Lemonade Blends(TM) kicks off Just Born,s partnership,with the ...
... Federal Rule Changes ... Tools, CHICAGO, June 24 Allscripts, the ... physicians use,to improve healthcare, announced today that it ... Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach,Calif. preferred pricing on ...
... and community ... health centers., REDMOND, ... delivered to medically underserved,D.C. residents, the District of Columbia Primary Care ... the,sharing of data among local hospitals and six community-based health,centers that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Connecticut Hospice Has Miss Fairfield on Its Side 2Health News:Connecticut Hospice Has Miss Fairfield on Its Side 3Health News:One Year Later, Millions are Losing Weight with alli(R) 2Health News:One Year Later, Millions are Losing Weight with alli(R) 3Health News:Accuracy of ultrasound screening in pregnancy: Effects of examiner and device quality unclear 2Health News:Accuracy of ultrasound screening in pregnancy: Effects of examiner and device quality unclear 3Health News:MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade Blends(TM) Presents $100,000 to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation 2Health News:Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Selects Allscripts for Electronic Health Record Subsidy Program 2Health News:Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Selects Allscripts for Electronic Health Record Subsidy Program 3Health News:District of Columbia Primary Care Association Selects Microsoft Amalga to Improve Patient Care for the Underserved 2Health News:District of Columbia Primary Care Association Selects Microsoft Amalga to Improve Patient Care for the Underserved 3
(Date:8/27/2014)... TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (4180.TT) today announced that ... States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its ... 125mg/ml oral suspension, the generic equivalent to Par ... under Hatch Waxman rules, it will be entitled ... completed the pre-launch preparation of the generic drug.  ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Reportbuyer.com has added a new ... Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and ... The Collaborative R&D Terms and Agreements in ... understanding and unprecedented access to the collaborative ... the worlds leading life science companies. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... LONDON , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... research report: Co-development Terms & ... https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2276221/Co-development-Terms--Agreements-in-Pharma-Biotech-and-Diagnostics.html The ... and Diagnostics report provides comprehensive understanding and ... agreements entered into by the worlds leading ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TWi Pharmaceuticals Receives US FDA Final Approval on Generic Megestrol Acetate 125mg/ml Oral Suspension 2Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 2Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 3Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 4Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 5Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 6Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 7Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 8Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 9Co-development Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 2Co-development Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 3Co-development Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 4Co-development Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 5Co-development Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 6Co-development Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 7
... Cell Therapy, Inc. ("Pathfinder")(OTCQB: PFND), a biotechnology company focused ... damage, today announced that effective at the start of ... will change from SYMD to PFND.  The new ticker ... and has been approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory ...
... /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: ... medical devices worldwide, today announced the introduction of the ... The black and white portable unit provides outstanding imaging ... use in numerous specialty markets. With DP-50,s launch, Mindray ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pathfinder Cell Therapy, Inc. Announces New Stock Ticker Symbol 2Mindray Introduces DP-50 Portable Ultrasound System in the U.S. 2Mindray Introduces DP-50 Portable Ultrasound System in the U.S. 3
The Continuous Wave II Arthroscopy Pump provides pulse-free, continuous fluid inflow for joint distention when used in conjunction with a high flow sheath or separate inflow cannula....
True/Fix Distal Femoral Nail System...
... important part in our daily lives. But ... can cause severe handicaps. A decisive consideration ... was to produce a reconstructed joint function ... nearly possible.,The cementless RM Finger System has ...
... to use vacuum mixing, simplicity is still the ... & Nephew.,Simple To Choose: the two options available ... and leverage to determine which approach is better ... easy to inventory, and easy to use - ...
Medicine Products: