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Investigating Coral Reefs to Help Understand Past and Future Climate Change

...where the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) provided Camoin with the technology to drill down to 1100m recovering more than 600m of reef cores from 37 holes at depths ranging from 40 117m from the area around the island of Tahiti....

25,000 Needless Deaths Each Year Due to Failure to Tackle Blood Clots in Hospital

... The Health Select Committees report two years ago provided an opportunity to change practice, say the authors. Meanwhile, 25,000 people may have died needlessly each year because of the failure to implement simple thromboprophylaxis in UK hospitals, they conclude....

NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US

...hose Institutes and other NIH components, recently provided additional funding so that the study team could collect brain scans by diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), a kind of MRI. While conventional MRI allows clinicians and researchers to visualize different parts of the brain, DTI allows them to see the netwo...

Hyperactivity and Poor Academic Success Linked to Common Genetic Influences

... Study. In the study, both parents and teachers provided ratings of twins' hyperactive behaviour problems (e.g., restlessness, fidgeting, distractibility, impulsivity, and attention span). Academic achievement was based on teacher assessments of English and mathematics skills conducted at the end of the fi...

US Hospital Group Offers Warranty on Surgeries

...by expanding the approach into other lines of care provided by the nearly 660 doctors it employs at its three hospitals and 55 offices in the region. Geisinger is trying to address what it views as a fundamental flaw in the typical medical reimbursement system. Under the typical system, missing an antibi...

Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care

...th people affected by the Eyre Peninsula bushfires provided a high profile presence in the emergency departmen... more confidently. The mental health nurses also provided vital, confidential support for other hospital healthcare staff while they were waiting for the vict...

World Cities Join Hands to Combat Climate Change

... buildings to retrofit buildings. The amount to be provided by those five groups would double the market for energy retrofit in buildings. The five banks will work with energy efficiency specialists like Hannon Armstrong and CCI to work out a mechanism to deploy their capital worldwide. Honeywell, Johnson...

University of Arkansas to Ban Tobacco from Its Campus

...ee policy was developed by Serafini, using a model provided by the federal Center for Disease Control. Student...e been consulted, and support information has been provided by the UAMS College of Public Health and the Northwest Arkansas Tobacco-Free Coalition. The draft ...

Floida to Electronically Track Alzheimers Patients

...id the RFID chips, manufactured by VeriChip Corp., provided the best means of giving medical personnel access to a patient's medical history, since people with Alzheimer's often cannot relay that information themselves. "Our patients are the most fragile and vulnerable of any population," Barnes said. Whi...

Operation Smile, may Need to Smile Without Jessica Simpson

... countries annually. Last year, medical volunteers provided free surgeries for 9,334 children through international and local, in-country medical missions. The singer has not contributed anything for the last one year and recently she has refused to have her picture taken for the organizations commemorative...

Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study

...ssed into clean, locally purchased glass food jars provided by the researchers. For each sample of HIV-infected milk, researchers set aside 50 milliliters in the original collection jars and used the remainder as unheated controls. The uncovered jars were placed in a 1-quart pan filled with 450 milliliters ...

Miners in Madhya Pradesh at High Risk of Developing TB

...in the below poverty line (BPL) list, they are not provided with BPL ration cards. Arun Sharma, a local medical practitioner said, "The main reason behind the spread of TB is the type of houses in which they live. The second reason is malnutrition among these people, due to which they easily get affected by...

Gene Discovery Lays Groundwork for Targeted Therapies for Endometrial Cancer

...n established a collaboration with Goodfellow, who provided tumor samples representative of the different types of uterine cancers as well as a wealth of expertise on endometrial cancer....

Diagnostic Tests for Malaria Underused in Zambia

...ia needs to be restructured such that trainees are provided with clear instructions about how to respond to a negative test result. Without taking these steps, we may rapidly be confronted with widespread resistance of P falciparum to artemisinin-based combination therapy, and the lifespan of these highly eff...

Most Parents in U.S. Not in Favor of HPV Vaccine Mandates

...equire certain vaccinations upon school entry have provided an effective means to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as mumps, measles, polio, whooping cough and chicken pox, they have become increasingly controversial and the HPV vaccine, which also is licensed for females ages 13 to 26 and girl...

Appetite-regulating Peptides Influence Alcohol Cravings

...dence. Of the original sample of 200 patients, 188 provided leptin serum levels, and 117 provided ghrelin serum levels. After measuring craving through the Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale, th...

Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought

...or Kevin Booth said the two million pounds project provided a "snapshot of England over the last 1,000 years". "This is a classic English parish church, it's a microcosm of what you get across the country," the Daily Mail quoted Booth as saying....

Tower of London Facing Pollution Threat

...d there through the ages during repairs, the stone provided the team with a timeline of discoloration. Yet finding the source of the problem led Brimblecombe and his colleagues to another track record of pollution: Patches of black crust found all over the complexs walls, reports Live Science. Resembling...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

...ed to state laboratories according to instructions provided by local and state public health laboratories, CDC said....

Global Heartbeat Control Suggests Therapy for Beating Heart Failure

... levels of ERR are manipulated. That investigation provided evidence that ERR and control most aspects of the...nergy pathways." Further study of mice lacking ERR provided evidence that the receptor plays an important role in the cardiac energy-sensing machinery. Among ...

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