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The Chattier Gender

...rder (EAR). The unobtrusive digital voice recorder tracks peoples interactions, including their conversations. The researchers analyzed the transcripts of almost 400 university students in the United States and Mexico whose daily interactions were recorded between 1998 and 2004. The research participants...

Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

...ournal of Public Health. In the article, Ibrahim tracks the rise and fall of state and national efforts to curb smoking for the past 40 years. She chronicles industry strategies to prevent a campaigns creation, steer messages to smaller audiences, limit the content of the message, limit or eliminate the c...

Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts

...m the user that hanger 24 has this weeks top dance tracks on it and hanger 25 has a suit thats been worn too many times, said Prof. Thomas. According to Prof. Thomas, the smart wardrobe could also be useful as a 'fashion butler'. It could, for example, download information from the Internet on what colour...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

...videotaped their growth and carefully followed the tracks back to their origin. "We show that not only the centrosome, but the Golgi also makes microtubules," Kaverina said. "And unlike centrosomal microtubules, which are radial and symmetric, these microtubules are directional." They found that microtu...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

... sports injuries, said Dr. Michael Kilpatrick, who tracks this information for the Defense Department. Nearly 20,000 of these "non-hostile" airlifts were for illnesses or medical issues: general symptoms like fever or pain needing tests or evaluation; back problems; psychological problems adjusting to bei...

Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent

...ow into a tidal wetlands just east of the railroad tracks and then into the river. County and state environmental experts estimated that about a half million gallons of sewage ended up in the wetlands area and 7.5 million gallons went into the river. The leak has not affected train service or residentia...

New Wireless System Developed to Detect Esophageal Reflux

...applied science called impedance monitoring, which tracks reflux through electrical impulses. We always want to come up with something that improves what we do on a daily basis, said Dr. Shou Jiang Tang, assistant professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern who specializes in therapeutic endoscopic ...

People With Physical Disabilities can Now Play Music With Their Nose!

...ces a red box on the tip of the person's nose, and tracks the user's movement across an onscreen keyboard. The lowest notes are located to the left and the highest notes are located to the right. The outline of a rectangle around the person's face can be widened or narrowed in order to accommodate the pat...

Australian State Health Official Sacked Following Poisoning Outbreak in Nursing Home

...ailing to move quickly enough to stop Neal in his tracks by detaining him early. The Australian federal Government's chief adviser on HIV, Michael Wooldridge, himself had called for the sacking of Robert Hall, for not using his powers to detain Neal, despite specific advice that he should do so. An ad...

CT Imaging With Novel Contrast Agent May Predict Heart Attack in Waiting

...he key to not only stopping heart attacks in their tracks but also preventing them for ever occurring//. Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown the use computed tomography (CT) imaging along with a novel contrast agent know as N1177 can detect dangerous, high-risk plaque which cause heart ...

Researchers Discover Proteins That Protect Against Skin Cancer

...NA were labeled with fluorescent molecules so that tracks of newly synthesized DNA could be observed under the microscope and their lengths measured. Though the study specifically examined only the Timless/Tipin response to ultraviolet radiation, Kaufmann speculates that this response may be relevant to ...

Healing Bone With Stem Cells

...ew material that stops cell-death signals in their tracks could help. Over the past decade, Griffith and her colleagues have developed materials called comb scaffolds that have been employed for a variety of tissue-engineering uses, such as growing new blood vessels. The comb consists of a Plexiglas backbon...

Reset Your Biological Clock and Prevent Heart Attack!

...sk of heart attack. The upswing in heart attacks tracks with rising blood pressure, which undergoes a 24-hour, or circadian, rhythm. This rise in blood pressure is amplified in patients with high blood pressure. However, scientists have debated as to whether this event signifies a role for the molecular c...

CDC Study Tracks Levels of Heart Diseases Across the U.S.

...use of death for the last 80 years, and the report tracks heart attack, angina or coronary heart disease among civilians not living in nursing homes, prisons, or other institutions. The CDC calculated the percentage of people who said they had been told by a doctor or other health professional that they ...

New Drug Therapy for Breast Cancer Offers Hope

...itute, UK, and team, stood for changing treatments tracks to exemestane after 2 or 3 years of tamoxifen. This so, as it reduced deaths by 17 percent. Their findings stem from a study of 4,742 women who were treated for a total of five years and monitored for another three. The subjects were randomly as...

Too Few Americans Getting Preventive Health Screenings

...eredness. The National Healthcare Quality Report tracks the health care system through quality measures, such as what proportion of heart attack patients received recommended care when they reached the hospital, or what percentage of children received recommended vaccinations. The National Healthcare Disp...

A Basic Symptom Index For Early Detection Of Ovarian Cancer

...ugh, is only one of a number of promising research tracks the ovarian cancer advocacy community actively supports," writes Sherry Salway Black, Executive Director of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance in Washington, D.C. in an accompanying editorial from the same issue. Although years away, the developmen...

Elderly Lung Transplant Patients More Likely to Survive

...for Organ Sharing (UNOS), a national registry that tracks outcomes at U.S. transplantation centers. Five-year survival rates of patients in this age group were 54.7 percent at UVa and 38.6 percent in the UNOS database. Researchers found that survival rates for UVa’s younger LTX patients also exceeded thos...

A New Test Designed To Track Down Allergens

...e new ‘Radio Allergo Sorbent Test’ (RAST) machine, tracks down the source allergen by mapping the results of a simple blood test. The equipment will then match the blood sample against lists of common allergens. The value against a specific allergen indicates a person's sensitivity to the substance. R...

Adolescent Girls More Active If Neighborhoods Have Parks

...ity, particularly ones with amenities like running tracks or walking paths, Catellier said. Previous studies have shown that girls become less physically active once they reach adolescence, and that girls are generally less physically active than boys, she said. Source-Newswise...

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