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Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function

...ovides Cyberkinetics, Case and the FES Center with financial resources to support the joint development of a neuroprosthetic system capable of restoring partial arm and hand function to individuals with extensive paralysis due to high cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). The joint project will combine limb movem...

A New Era of Hope for the World's Most Neglected Diseases

...atments and vaccines with only modest technical or financial assistance from more developed countries. Secondly, in addition to the expectation that new tools will be developed to control neglected diseases, there is a surge of interest in maximizing the effectiveness of existing tools. This interest focuses ...

Polio vaccination strategies assessed as eradication nears

..." They also discussed public health, ethical, and financial reasons for stopping vaccination once poliovirus is effectively non-existent, and the risks associated with doing so. Whereas Hull and Minor blame politics and complacency as ultimately being the biggest threats to polio eradication, they conclude t...

No link found between caffeine intake and development of hypertension in women

...n could have a potentially large public health and financial impact. Several previous studies have indicated a possible association between caffeine intake and the risk of hypertension. Short-term studies have demonstrated that caffeine intake acutely increases blood pressure, but over time, weakening of this...

UCR environmental scientists propose chemical solution to cleaning California's Salton Sea

...ontrol Board and the Salton Sea Authority provided financial support. Details of the study: Phosphorus is contributed to the Salton Sea in both colloidal and dissolved forms. Alum and polyacrylamide are commonly used in municipal wastewater treatment to remove phosphorus and solids, and then the sludge is c...

Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal

...even doubled. The results of this study have major financial implications for medical centers and health care insurers. The new study, reported in the current issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, is the latest discovery in a three-decade-long series of experiments underway at the Ohio State Universit...

Two NIH initiatives launch intensive efforts to find roots of common diseases

... the foundation's Board of Directors. "Through the financial support of the private sector, NIH will now be able to launch into this exciting initiative immediately. Moreover, the interaction of scientists from the public and the private sector dramatically increase the likelihood that this initiative will get...

Scientists discover dozens of new species in 'Lost World' of western New Guinea

...e of Science (LIPI) sponsored the expedition, with financial support from the Swift Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the National Geographic Society and the Global Environment Project Institute. The team captured the first photos ever seen of exotic birds such as a male Berlepsch's Six-Wire...

'Scent of a woman' tells male redback spiders to find a mate

...d of personality conflicts, spats over in-laws and financial worries, imagine that immediately after the first time you have sex, your partner -- who is 100 to 200 times your body weight -- will eat you alive. Not the ideal honeymoon, perhaps. But redback males, who get only one mating opportunity -- an uncom...

New light microscope sharpens scientists' focus

...pment resources marshaled by the NICHD. Additional financial resources supplied by HHMI ensured that the work would be well funded in the future since Betzig, at almost the same time, accepted a position as a group leader at Janelia Farm. Betzig exemplified the type of venturesome, creative scientist sought...

A sweet solution for Alzheimer's disease?

...hem about a week ago. St George-Hyslop has a small financial interest in the company. St George-Hyslop and his colleagues are optimistic that scyllo-inositol will be less toxic to humans than some previous drug candidates for Alzheimer's disease. A vaccine designed to destroy amyloid â, for example, was fir...

Amgen introduces comprehensive financial assistance programs for cancer patients

...y Assistance (AOA), a comprehensive, multi-faceted financial assistance program that will include a "cap" on ou... insurance co-payments will receive help obtaining financial support for Amgen's cancer medicines. "We recognize that treating cancer is expensive and our indus...

A natural chemical found in strawberries boosts memory in healthy mice

... of its natural product status there may be little financial interest in getting it into human clinical trials for diseases associated with memory loss such as Alzheimer's, where the treatment options are currently very limited," says Maher. Besides strawberries, fisetin is found in tomatoes, onions, orange...

Mass vaccination unnecessary in the event of a large bioterrorist US smallpox attack

...ian M. Elizabeth (Betz) Halloran, M.D., D.Sc. "The financial cost and potential illness and death related to vaccination must be weighed against the potential benefits in the event of an attack. In our opinion, pre-vaccination of the population at large is unnecessary," she said. Longini, Halloran and colleagu...

Did 'ABCs' cause Uganda's fall in HIV rates?

... pay for, among other things, schooling or gaining financial independence from family obligations. "Encouraging abstinence, while at the same time excluding sexual education and protection against HIV," they say, "puts these girls at great danger of exploitation and ignorance, depriving them of the opportunit...

Increase in drug development for killer diseases is not enough

...vate partnership (PPPs) mechanisms that spread the financial and organisational risk of product development. Anne-Laure Ropars, from the George Institute will be discussing the rise of drug development for neglected diseases and the role of PPPs at a major international conference, organised by the ESRC Innog...

A first glimpse of the influenza replication machine

... effort with other European laboratories, and with financial support by the European Commission, we will explore both structure and function of this key drug target and try to characterise other mutations implicated in bird-to-human transmission." ...

Billions of dollars saved in US by polio vaccination

...accines, and a sustained significant commitment of financial resources. Lead author of the study, Kimberly Thompson, associate professor of risk analysis and decision science at HSPH, emphasized that this study "should help people understand and better appreciate the huge economic savings that can come from in...

Resistance to anti-HIV drugs in Uganda developed due to drug supply problems

...rienced interruptions in drug supply due to either financial demands or supply logistical disruptions. These t...t of the participants interrupted treatment due to financial difficulties. In addition, at one point during the study period, supply of one product was halted du...

Study shows hope for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's

...able to those who have geographic proximity and/or financial ability to access research hospitals, where expert neuropsychologists continuously interview patients and caregivers over six to 12 months to make a diagnosis,?said Polikar, principal investigator on the project at Rowan. “But most people don’t have ...

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