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Pulmonary Function Testing in Children

...o old to sedate, as is done with infants, and less cooperative than an older child. However, investigators have demonstrated that preschool lung function testing is now feasible. The working group hopes its recommendationswhich focus on spirometry, tidal breathing measurements, the interrupter technique, force...

Tibetans to Introduce Organic Farming

...a," said Ngodup Dorje, head of the agriculture and cooperative division of the Tibetan government-in-exile here. The model villages will receive all inputs in the process of organic conversion ranging from training programmes and exposure tours of organic farms, besides procuring seeds and making eco-friendly ...

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

... Brennan said. Only if the female is relaxed and cooperative can the male's sperm get anywhere near the unfertilized eggs, the researchers suggest. "What I think is really cool is this does speak a lot about the ability of the female to have these cryptic mechanisms of choice," Brennan said....

Rajasthan Government Urged to Keep a Close Watch on Doctors

...asible. "Only some shops, majority of which are in cooperative sector, sell generic medicines and a patient gets whatever branded product the chemist sells", a doctor on anonymity said adding that before going in for any directive the government should arrange for better supply of generic medicines....

Traders Smell Something Fishy in Tokyo Market Move

... said Hiroyuki Ito, the chairman of the wholesales cooperative of the Tokyo Fish Market. "On top of that, Tsuki...00 tons in 1986. "A majority of the members of our cooperative say that they need space for processing fish to serve supermarkets' needs," Ito said. "If we don't h...

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

...the clearing takes place less often and Gachanja's cooperative earns more money to invest in similar projects. "Every other Monday they must suck their septic tanks. But here, we can wait six to seven months until the tank is full," said Gachanja, who lives in a tin-roofed shack along one of Kibera's serpentin...

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

... Brennan said. Only if the female is relaxed and cooperative can the male's sperm get anywhere near the unfertilized eggs, the researchers suggest. "What I think is really cool is this does speak a lot about the ability of the female to have these cryptic mechanisms of choice," Brennan said. Source-Medini...

Relationships are Built on Love and Power

...he "coalition agreement". Women are usually more cooperative and only gradually become more assertive, Krueger said. Boeckling warned, however, that attempting to alter an established distribution of power could endanger a relationship. When a discontented partner unilaterally tries to change something, it u...

BP and Prostate Problems Drug Effective in Treating PTSD Nightmares

...ing on three larger studies of prazosin. One, a VA cooperative study slated to start this month, will enroll about 300 veterans at 12 VA facilities. The second, a collaborative study with Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Madigan Army Medical Center, will enroll active-duty soldiers who have trauma nightmares....

Novartis Gleevec Found Effective in Treating Gastro-intestinal Tumors

...atients, and also provided partial funding under a cooperative research and development agreement with NCI to support the clinical development of Gleevec. "These results have major implications for patients with primary GIST," noted the principal investigator of the study, Ronald DeMatteo, Memorial Sloan-Ket...

China, France to Jointly Develop Traditional Chinese Medicines

... governments of China and France signed a landmark cooperative treaty here Thursday to set new standards for trad...re in the medical field. China has now signed 26 cooperative agreements on TCM with foreign countries or international medical organizations, and more than 70 me...

Scientists Assess Risk of Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines

...ountry relies on its own supplies, as opposed to a cooperative approach in which prepared countries would donate ...sis and computer modeling of epidemic spread, "the cooperative strategy is shown to be more effective in delaying the pandemic evolution and mitigating its impact ...

Researchers Looking for Genes That Control the Brain

...heir five-year investigation – funded with two new cooperative grants totaling $7 million from the National Institute of Mental Health – to yield a host of new data on basic brain biology and mental illnesses, as well as spawn additional studies focusing on specific diseases. Why study what’s ‘normal’?Because s...

Xylitol To Be Produced By Genetically Engineered E. Coli

...rge scale. This research is being done through a cooperative agreement with zuChem, Inc., of Chicago, and the Biotechnology Research and Development Corporation in Peoria, Ill. ARS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific research agency. Under the agreement, Saha is assisting zuChem to dev...

High-Tech Microbes Bolsters Natural Sweetener Production

... Development Corporation in Peoria have signed the cooperative agreements. Under the cooperative agreement, Saha is helping zuChem develop a commercial-scale process that could cut xylitol's produc...

Snake Like Robots Designed to Assist Surgeons

...y in tandem with the surgeon in a technique called cooperative manipulation. In tests of the device, the researchers have successfully injected a liquid into a chicken embryo's blood vessels, resembling structures in the human eye. "The steady-hand could allow a surgeon to make very precise and accurate micro-m...

Disability Factor Among Older Americans Shows Improvement

...ealth, the researchers suggest. Funded through a cooperative agreement between the NIA and Duke University, the NLTCS is a periodic federal government survey of approximately 20,000 Medicare enrollees. Source-Eurekaler SAV...

Findings Suggest New Method to Fight Staph Infections

...t in cooling towers. Through that chance meeting a cooperative relationship developed between Newsome and the company. Newsome and Tenney soon designed laboratory experiments at MTSU to demonstrate the bactericidal properties of chlorine dioxide using this newer technology. Tests conducted in fall 2005 by News...

Georgetown University Heads Alternative Tobacco Project

...ct," Shields said. "The D.C. city council was very cooperative with our request to allow research of this kind." Some of these researchers have already been working together to study Quest, a cigarette that contains less nicotine than traditional cigarettes.Shields said the public health community is divided ov...

CDC To Conduct Pre-clinical Trails Of BioDiem's Intranasal Bird Flu Vaccine

...Control and Prevention (CDC) has signed a two-year cooperative deal with Melbourne-based pharmaceutical development company//, BioDiem, to conduct pre-clinical trials on a candidate vaccine developed by BioDiem and its Dutch partner Akzo Nobels Nobilon. The CDC in Atlanta, the US government's leading site for r...

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