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More Fat Leads to Less Coronary Artery Calcification

... fatty acids in the body, said lead author and NEI fellowship recipient Kip M. Connor, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at Childrens Hospital Boston. Given this, it is remarkable that with only a two percent change in dietary omega-3 intake, we observed an approximate 40-50 percent decrease in retinopathy ...

Doctor of Indian Origin Honored by California

...nd migrated to the US 33 years ago. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Stanford University Medical Center. CMA has earned a national reputation in America as a leader in legal advocacy on behalf of physicians and patients. In the 1990's, it emerged as a leading advocate for improving the qua...

America on Brink of Allergy Crisis

...g the lead by funding 20 allergy-immunology 2-year fellowship training positions from 2005-2009 at a total cost of $2 million. However, this is only a beginning. We at American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology are eager to participate in efforts to find solutions for this pressing problem. It calls f...

Robotic Surgery May Improve Survival Rate For Prostate Cancer Patients

...vestigators.Dr. Lallas completed a robotic surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Several large studies have demonstrated that a positive surgical margin increases the chances that the prostate-specific antigen (PSA)- a protein produced by the cells of the prostate gland - will rise after surgery, and increa...

Harassment in School Affects Majority of Elementary Students

...t need to toughen up." Tarshis was completing a fellowship in child psychiatry and research at Packard Children's at the time he developed the questionnaire. He is currently the director of the Bay Area Children's Association. The research will be published in the April issue of the Journal of Developmental ...

Number of Students Taking Up Geriatric Medicine on the Decline

... 6.3 percent. Only 67 percent of positions in fellowship programs, needed for geriatric students to graduate, were filled during 2005–06. The National Institute of Medicine is now using this data as it begins studying the health care workforce for older Americans and targeting the needs of the older popu...

India to Specialize Doctors to Treat Infectious Diseases

...dy under the health ministry, is planning to start fellowship courses in infectious diseases. "There is a gro...diseases experts in India to start a post-doctoral fellowship for higher specialisation," Rajasekaran told IANS. The work for commencing the fellowships - inclu...

Some Evidence Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Helps Angina Patients

...d James L. Weiss, M.D., director of the cardiology fellowship and training program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Weiss was not affiliated with the review. Conventional pharmacological treatment for patients with angina typically includes medications such as nitrates, which relax and widen bl...

Herpes Infects Cornea, Evades Immune Cells

...kla and an American Heart Association postdoctoral fellowship to Tiwari. UIC ranks among the nation's top 50 universities in federal research funding and is Chicago's largest university with 25,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the state's major public medical center. A hallmark of the c...

Top Indian American Doctor Dead

... George Washington University (GWU), followed by a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University. He earned a diploma from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1973. Dr. Mani taught at Howard University and GWU until 1975, when he launched his practice in Clinton. He establish...

Religious Activities Could Promote Obesity

...Life Course. To counter these effects, religious fellowship should encourage physical activity and healthy eating, Ferraro says. He suggests organized walks with the pastor after services and serving fruit and vegetables instead of heavy casseroles. Churches' large rooms or halls also could be used for fitnes...

External Catheters Linked with decreased UTI Risk in Men

...t during his Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship at the University of Washington, working with senior author Benjamin Lipsky, M.D. In all, 75 men met the study's enrollment criteria, with 41 receiving an indwelling catheter and the rest receiving one of five sizes of a silicone condom catheter. T...

Six Indians Win Australian Studies Fellowships

...ent Tuesday the names of the six recipients of the fellowship under the Australia-India Council (AIC) programme. The recipients are Deb Narayan Bandopadhyay from Burdwan University in West Bengal, Kamala Kanta Dash from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, Angshuman Kar (Burdwan University), Professor ...

New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging

...ael McDonald, who is now completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, were published recently in the journal Academic Radiology. ‘The goal of this work for me was to be able to create advanced methods for the treatment of disease, specifically cancer, that reduce the toxic effects that we see...

Alzheimer's-linked apolipoprotein E produced by neurons, Gladstone study

...he National Institutes of Heath and a postdoctoral fellowship from the John Douglas French Alzheimer's Foundation. Soure: Eurekalert...

Australian Govt's Health Budget Unsatisfactory

...o stay in Australia itself with a new $170 million fellowship scheme. AMA president Mukesh Haikerwal said that care was not shown towards tackling the problems of infrastructure of the health system. They turned a blind eye towards the needs of the ageing population and the next generation. But the treasurer Pe...

Developer Of Vaccine For Cancer Granted A Prestigious Fellowship

...ut it is very much an honorary title, and now this fellowship will help him to build up his team and get new ini...reaking scientific achievements. She said that the fellowship money would help Prof Frazer translate the success of the cervical cancer vaccine to other cancers a...

Nanotechnology Promises Huge Medical Benefits

...he field. He has been awarded the most prestigious fellowship conferred by the Optical Society of America, a premier institution that promotes research in the field of optics and photonics. The work of Baumberg and numerous other researchers is directed at the production of devices that exploit the potential ...

Dance Therapy For Healing Nepal's Battered Women

...kata-based Sanved, received the prestigious Ashoka fellowship in 2003 as a tribute to her work of rehabilitating young sex workers in West Bengal using a unique method of mental healing - dance therapy. Now, helped by US-based NGO Daywalka Foundation, which has branches in Kolkata and Kathmandu, she has broug...

Drug Addiction Recovery Buffered by Spirituality

...ity, religiousness, and participation with 12-step fellowship programs such as Narcotics Anonymous. The main aim of this study is to give hope to everyone struggling with addiction and to support their families, and guide clinicians toward developing individualized programs to maximize the chances of recovery. ...

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