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Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...improving the information used in fish advisories; enhancing the delivery of fish advisories to high risk group... sewage systems, agriculture and urban runoff; and enhancing the Canada-U.S. response to threats to fish in the Great Lakes. To reduce threats to human and eco...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...ination. Dr. Gallos work also reconfirmed that by enhancing EGFR receptor activity on a specific population of progenitor cells (through genetic manipulation), myelination and remyelination can be enhanced. This part of the study builds on earlier work done in collaboration with Nancy Ratner, PhD, Professor...

Two In One Drug For Smokers And Drinkers

.... Taking the drug blocks any inhaled nicotine from enhancing that effect. Varenicline has been available as a smoking cessation aid for nearly a year in the U.S. and the European Union, and as well as being safe it does not suppress the appetite and is not metabolized in the liver. According to Bartlett this ...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...e in countries that are considering instituting or enhancing folic acid fortification. Mason and colleagues analyzed data from national cancer registries, one in the United States and another in Canada. The US data were derived from the nationwide Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry tha...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

...Cell Press, provides a pharmacological method for enhancing the potency and effectiveness of a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) death receptor ligand against a variety of human cancers. A new study identifies a combination therapy that may sensitize human cancer cells to a promising treatment currently being us...

Tuberculosis Drug Increases OCD Therapy Progress

...people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by enhancing progress of therapy sessions by accelerating extinction learning. The researchers are also working to see whether the drug helps people who want to quit smoking. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Matt Kushner at Researcher...

2 Minute Delay in Cutting Cord can Give Babies a 'significant' Health Boost

...ing of the umbilical cord is an inexpensive way of enhancing blood status, preventing anaemia over the first three months of life and enriching iron stores for as long as six months," the researchers state. "Although this is of particular importance for developing countries in which anaemia during infancy an...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...ng potential anti-epileptic drugs with the goal of enhancing treatment for epilepsy. Doctors are also now experimenting with several new types of therapies for epilepsy, including transplanting fetal pig neurons into the brains of patients- to learn whether cell transplants can help control seizures, transplan...

One in a Hundred Eleven-year Olds Use Drugs to Enhance Performance in Sport

...r cent of eleven year olds admit using performance enhancing drugs to do better in sports reports a study published online ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine . By the age of 15, the proportion taking them had increased from 1.2 to 3% and users said they were taking them much more regula...

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

...luding about 639,000 adults. A bill renewing and enhancing the State Children's Health Insurance Program is due to be referred next week to the full Senate by the Finance Committee. Congress will consider renewing the politically popular program before it expires on Sept. 30. Some lawmakers, particularly R...

WHO to Implement New Strategy on Diseases of Poverty

...d of developing new drugs, delivery strategies and enhancing research capacity in countries where parasitic tropical diseases are endemic. The new plan addresses some of the emerging disease challenges facing developing countries, such as TB-HIV co-infection. Over the coming decade, TDR will focus on address...

Two MSU Professors Spearhead International Water Project

...nalizes the experience of the students involved by enhancing the learning competencies that reflect the knowledge, attitudes and skills essential to living and working as global citizens when they graduate. One premise of our partnership is that students are powerful catalysts for research collaboration, Tar...

Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals

...cuses on relieving symptoms, improving comfort and enhancing quality of life when a cure is not possible. Feudtners study team analyzed national health records for 198,000 U.S. children whose deaths were attributed to a complex chronic condition between 1989 and 2003. Those conditions include heart disease, ...

Death Rates Will Rise Because of Global Warming

...ould, on the other hand, have a perverse effect by enhancing global warming through carbon dioxide emissions from electricity consumption....

Testosterone Cream Ineffective in Enhancing Libido in Female Cancer Survivors

The much talked about testosterone cream for enhancing sexual desire in female cancer survivors did not prove very effective, a new study conducted by Mayo clinic has shown. A low sex drive is common in women cancer survivors. As an extension to a previous study which pointed a link between androgen ...

DNA Repair Proteins Monitored at Double-strand Break

...adiation. It could also suggest new strategies for enhancing repair of double-stranded DNA caused by radiation, natural oxidants in food or the body and other toxins that can cause disease and aging. "Prior to this work, there was no practical and efficient way to find and study the DNA repair proteins that ...

Kalam Stressed the Need for Stem Cell Research to Cure Neuro Disorder

...resident donated Rs.1 million to the institute for enhancing research and rehabilitation works. Kalam also visited the Manovikas Biomedical Research and Diagnostic Centre and interacted with five scientists and 13 research scholars there....

Nanomedicine Gives the Way for Nerve Cell Regeneration

...he possibility of using magnetic nanoparticles for enhancing in vivo axon regeneration, this work may have significant implications for the treatment of spinal cord injuries, and is a vital "next step" in bringing this new technology to clinical use. The second presentation focuses on peripheral nerve injury...

Improved Communication may Help to Accept the Death of Loved Ones With Poise

Hospitals that use a simple strategy of enhancing communication with family members of patients dying in the intensive care unit can greatly reduce post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression after their loved one dies, according to a study to be presented at the American Thoracic Societ...

Magnets to the rescue of Alzheimers patients

... first step. "There are lots of examples of TMS enhancing function in some way but we have never been able to explain the mechanics of how it might work. "The work is particularly encouraging for the use of brain stimulation in chronic disease such as stroke and dementia. "The challenge now is to find...

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