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Gene connected to Multi-System disorder discovered

...best known for creating connections between cells, bridging space called a "gap junction". When connexins on one cell interact with connexins on a neighboring cell, the result is a direct line of communication. The study involved 17 families in the United States, the Netherlands, Norway and Turkey, and 100 a...

Early Intervention Required For The Hearing Impaired

...nd acquires speech and language abilities rapidly, bridging the gap with normal peers by three years," Kathuria said. According to the International Deaf Children's Society, there are an estimated 3 million deaf children in India. Four in every 1,000 children are born deaf, with 25,000 deaf babies are born ...

Fewer Blacks Undergo Lung Cancer Surgery

.... This could be rectified to a certain extent by bridging the communication gap which exists between the patients and doctors. As many as 21,000 patients suffering from lung cancer were traced. Medicare was the source of treatment to the patients who were aged over 65 years, and were suffering from non-smal...

Rural Canadians travel far for specialists: study

...g specialists and air ambulance services-assist in bridging distances between urban doctors and rural Canadians," CIHI says in the report. ...

Renuka Chowdhury Stresses Importance of Bridging Gender Gap

...ate until recently said that the focus would be on bridging the gender gap. She dismissed reports that she considered the departmental appointment a demotion, "I am astonished at the reports that I have been demoted. My voters think that I have been elevated. This is about something I have been long fighting ...

Getting Basic Science to Work For Medicine

...he process and language of medicine are crucial to bridging the information gap and finding innovative solutions to human health problems." U C Davis already has such a program underway and the $700,000 grant will go a long way in complementing the program, which is known as the Integrating Medicine into Basi...

Victorian Initiative: Coffers Are Ringing For an Upcoming Cancer Agency

... of the agency hopes to improve cancer survival by bridging the gap between basic cancer research and cancer treatment services to make them more efficient." The Government's pre-budget statement will also list out the funding of two major Victorian Research Institutions, to support its path breaking resear...

MP Plans Education Campaign To Attract School Dropouts

...eight years of elementary schooling by 2010, while bridging all gender and social category gaps. --Edited IANS...

Best out of waste: Microbiological revolution!

... from Hatfull's phage-hunting project, which tries bridging gap of the traditional wall between science education and research. This is done by initiating in high school and undergraduate students a drive to do innovative research. According to the professor,...

MDCT Compared to Digital Radiography in Orthopedic Patients

...g. According to the results, no evidence of bone bridging was shown in 14 patients, 23 patients showed evidence of partial fusion, and six patients showed complete fusion. In 27 patients (63%), MDCT and digital radiography were concordant with regard to the extent of bone healing, while in 16 patients (37%)...

Improvement in death rates of Aborigines

...f indigenous health workers, which has made helped bridging the chasm in healthcare. Dr Thomas explained how a systematic approach to disease management that renders closer monitoring, efficient follow-up and meticulous health care could actually reverse the death rates. Analyzing the statistics from 1977 ...

AIDS Control Programme to Focus on District Level

...e not a victim of sexual promiscuity but it is the bridging population that is contributing to the spread of HIV in these areas," said Rao, who is also the additional secretary of ministry of health and family affairs. Migrant labourers and truck drivers who constitute the bulk of the 'bridging population' ...

Britons 'In Denial' Over Effects Of Alcohol

...ohol with sensible drinking messages might help in bridging the gap. SR...

Phone-Based Care Program Reduces Risk of Death in Older Adults

.../ “It’s not just medical or social services, but bridging those two together,” said lead author Gretchen Alkema of the Davis School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The study appears in the latest online issue of Health Services Research. The study involved 781 adu...

The First Commercially Available Brain Computer Interface

...aboratory environment. The 'Pocket BCI' supports bridging the gap between laboratory experiment and practical applications. The portable g.MOBIlab can be easily installed in a subject's home or on a wheel chair. Standard BCI application like spelling devices can be integrated via an Application Programming....

Cancer Deaths of Rural Men on the High

...n Olver said governments needed a dual approach to bridging the gap in services available in cities and rural areas. Many Australians in remote communities cannot afford to travel to major population centers for treatment," Professor Olver said. "Secondly, we need a series of regional cancer centers that co...

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