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Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

...drug treatments. Dr. Diane Griffin, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, will oversee the project. University officials ultimately expect the program to have 12 lead scientists and between 120 and 200 researchers and graduate scientists...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...ia that lasts for several hours. Dr. Linda Chang, chair of the medical department at Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Upton, N.Y. after a course of studies found that there is dramatic blood flow changes in parts of their brains and persistent damage due to the drug's effect on the serotonin uptake syst...

Mushroom and muscle loss

...rs, at least in my mind," said Dr. Denis Benjamin, chair of the North American Mycological Association's toxicology committee.There are other mushrooms which have delayed effects, or cumulative toxicity -- and it's rare to find more than one meal's worth of T. equestre, he said. If the study's conclusion...

Music in link with epilepsy

...ht looks after timbre and melody. Andrew Potter, chair of the PRS, said: "There has always been anecdotal evidence of other benefits deriving from music and here is a study which brings that evidence together from its original authoritative sources to help music organisations of all kinds provide cogent ...

Less sodium,less pressure

Dr. Frank Sacks, chair of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) says by reducing salt intake and following a good diet pattern are as effective in decreasing blood pressure as antihypertensive medications.In addition, following these dietary guidelines// could...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

...and the need for antibiotics. Dr. Jeffrey Hutter, chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and president of the American Association of Endodontists, said, "The ADA and the AAE are always interested in the introduction of new instruments and materials that may improve the quality of endodontic care ...

Sedation dentistry: a new way to overcome fear of dentists

... while being comfortably seated and sedated at the chair of the dentists. The process of dental sedation is done through sedating the patient by a sedative pill an hour before the dental procedure can take place. Other than sedative pills, dentists can also use nitrous oxide or intravenous injection to se...

Low-Dose Oral Contraceptives May Increase Risk For Heart Attack Or Stroke

...er, according to John Nestler, M.D., professor and chair of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the VCU School of Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that the overall estimated risk of cardiovascular events – both heart attack and stroke -- among current low-dose oral contraceptive u...

Study Warns About The Use Of Popular Asthma Drug To Stop Children's Coughs

...relief of wheezing," says Richard L. Gorman, M.D., chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs. "The Cochrane Review states there is no data to support the use of Methylxanthines. I would strongly concur," Gorman says. He also stated: "Information that could be used to stop unsafe prac...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelatio

...o be taken seriously. Marc Schenker, professor and chair of and the study's senior author said:"This study provides important supportive evidence that naturally occurring asbestos causes mesothelioma - and public efforts should now shift to understanding the risk and how we can protect people from this pre...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelation

...o be taken seriously. Marc Schenker, professor and chair of and the study's senior author said:"This study provides important supportive evidence that naturally occurring asbestos causes mesothelioma - and public efforts should now shift to understanding the risk and how we can protect people from this pre...

Exubera could mean the end of an insulin injection era for diabetics

... Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pa., and acting chair of the advisory panel. I think the use of insulin without a needle, the siren call of that is almost irresistible,' said Rebecca W. Killion, the panel`s patient representative -- herself a diabetic. 'The practicality issue, though ... is huge.'The co...

Too much Salt is bad for health

...lt and women consumes 8 g. Experts View: FSA chair Deirdre Hutton said, "It's a great first step that so many people now know that too much salt is bad for them and are cutting down on the amount they add to food, But if we all check food labels and choose the products containing the least salt, it w...

A Component In Milk May Help Control Inflammatory Diseases

...ariza, director of the Food Research Institute and chair of the food microbiology and toxicology department; James Ntambi of the biochemistry department; and Dale Schoeller of the nutritional sciences department. Source: UW-Madison; Food Research Institute...

Hormone Treatment Before Radiation for Prostate Cancer

...radiation. Theodore DeWeese, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences at Johns Hopkins, led new tests in more than 50 rats whose prostates closely resemble human ones. "We used several rigorous tests, including a small fiberoptic probe and floresc...

Survey finds that discussion with family very crucial in organ donation decision

...ion," said Victoria Dent, Linkages to Life program chair for The Links, Inc. and director of community relations, Upstate New York Transplant Services. "Misconceptions about organ donation still prevail, so we are working with Roche to empower our community with facts and tools to make a difference." The...

Scientists breaking theory of cortex formation

...to understanding disorders of development." Sur, chair of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, is leading an ambitious, multifaceted approach to understanding the genetic, molecular and behavioral aspects of autism. In the Science review article, "Patterning and Plasticity of the Cere...

Drugs Used In Osteoporosis Can Help Prevent Periodontal Bone Loss

...so visited the Case dental clinics. Nabil Bissada, chair and professor // of Case's department of Periodontology; and James Liu, chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology of University Hospitals of Cleveland collaborated wit...

Woodruff Foundation Grant To Support Doctorate Of Nursing Practice Program

...out a practice doctorate, said Dr. Saundra Turner, chair of the MCG Department of Biobehavioral Nursing. Emory University will offer a 12-credit hour program, the Clinical Educator Certificate, to graduate nursing practice students. The certificate focuses on evidence-based clinical teaching and evaluati...

Baby Brain Disorder Can Be Detected By Eye Movement

...niversity of Plymouth, uses a computer- controlled chair with electrodes attached to the patient's head to see how "flicks" of the eye are affected by various medical conditions, reports the online edition of BBC News. The scientist said: 'The way we control our eye movements depends on brain function. D...

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