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Disease diagnosis, biodefense among UH chemical research projects

...gress, ACS is a world leader in fostering chemical education and research. Faculty members of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Cullen College of Engineering, in addition to numerous graduate students, are among the UH attendees. Presenters and presentations include: # Rigoberto Advincula, ...

Technique may allow cancer patients to freeze eggs, preserving fertility before starting treatment

...ys. "This is a very new technology and it requires education both of patients and physicians," Smith says. U-M has cryopreserved eggs for one patient; however, the service is currently not offered while researchers seek approval for a clinical trial. A specialized clinic in the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center...

Changing ecosystems throw scientists mega-challenges

...cusses related goals. "Environmental research and education should remain on the forefront of science funding" said David Skole, a geographer at Michigan State University and ACRE chair. " This document is an attempt to put forth for the ERE portfolio at NSF in these budget-constrained times, while continuing...

New strategies to reduce hospital-aquired infections

... initiatives across the U.S. in addition to public education campaigns by several organizations are also pushing for hospitals to alert the public to their infection rates. ...

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... initiatives across the U.S. in addition to public education campaigns by several organizations are also pushing for hospitals to alert the public to their infection rates. ...

Innovative collaboration brings Arctic science into the classroom

...e Research Center. It is also a means to integrate education and outreach into his work. In June and July, Dr.... with scientists as a pathway to improving science education through teachers' experiences in scientific inquiry, builds on the outstanding scientific and cultur...

WHO suspends Marburg work, appeals for new funds

...s include intensive social mobilization and health education in the towns and villages of Uige Province. To reduce the risk of transmission in health care facilities, priorities include the provision of personal protective equipment for front-line staff and essential supplies for infection control, including d...

Columbia study shows widely used artery clearing device does not help patients during heart attack

...aid Gregg W. Stone, M.D., director of research and education for the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and vice chairman of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. The study, which was conducted in 38 institutions in seven coun...

Survey reveals women and doctors aren't talking about HPV

... the keys to making prevention possible is broader education of both women and providers, focusing on informed, shared decision-making." Survey Methodology A survey, fielded by Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner Research Inc., was conducted among 1,000 women between the ages of 18 and 65 from February 11 - 16, 2005....

Discovery of an American salamander where it shouldn't be: Korea

...n noted. "The boost to environmental awareness and education in the region will be invaluable to such a rapidly developing and highly educated country." ...

Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and hepatitis exposure for health care workers

...es combined with traditional precautions and early education for surgery trainees are the most practical ways to reduce the risk of infection to health care workers," said Makary. The researchers studied 709 consecutive adult general surgery operations performed between July 2003 and June 2004 in the communit...

New tool reveals secrets of migrating cells

...he cortex into the medulla to begin their two-week education to distinguish "self" from "non-self" invader. "To pass into the medulla they have to pass a screening test called positive selection," Witt said. "Once they do, the cells move very directly at a very fast speed inward toward the medulla, adopting a...

FSU scientist warns North Atlantic right whale facing extinction

...rting, extensive aerial survey efforts and mariner education -- the scientists say that the initiatives don't lead to a reduction in ship strike mortalities without required changes in the operation of ships within right whale habitats and migratory corridors. And although the risk of fishing gear entanglemen...

New complete muscle grown in the lab

...he leading American organization supporting higher education in Israel, with 17 offices around the country. ...

Scientists to mimic nature for newest cancer drugs

...rting, extensive aerial survey efforts and mariner education -- the scientists say that the initiatives don't lead to a reduction in ship strike mortalities without required changes in the operation of ships within right whale habitats and migratory corridors. And although the risk of fishing gear entanglemen...

Gifts from the sea

... or for further information on summer research and education at the MBL, please contact Gina Hebert at 508-289-7725. ...

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades

...he dryland poor, and the slow growth of health and education infrastructure. "The cross boundary nature of the problem makes desertification a global concern ?one that receives too little attention," says co-author Zafar Adeel, Assistant Director of the United Nations University water academy in Canada, the U...

Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest

...st, they seldom abandon it and move away, so until education can alter their behavior, repeated sources of ignition in the future are all but guaranteed. The expectation is that the second fire will be hotter and more damaging than the first due to the increased volume of fuel available from those trees that p...

Investigating 'brain shrinkage' in alcoholics

...ain. Together we can develop strategies for public education and new approaches to therapy in people who use and abuse alcohol. People who abuse alcohol," he added, "should be informed that some of the brain damage could be reversed." ...

Survival of heart patients on beta-blockers varies greatly with genetic variation

... John A. Spertus, M.D., director of cardiovascular education and outcome research at the Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, professor of cardiology at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and adjunct professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. "It gives a hint of wh...

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