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Children who sleep more weigh less

...versity, the study looked at 2,281 children from a nationally representative survey called the Child Development Supplement of the Panel Survey of Income Dynamics. The children were ages 3 to 12 at the start of the study and 8 to 17 when follow-up information was collected. Children’s sleep was measured by th...

Lead-'scrubbing' drug may also improve muscle function in lead-exposed children

...mized, placebo-controlled clinical trial conducted nationally by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Postural balance and gait tests were performed only after each child—then 5 years old—had completed the succimer or placebo therapy...

Lower carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fueled power plants possible with technology development

...and some other states are already being considered nationally for this type of storage. Colleagues at the Jackson School’s Bureau of Economic Geology will also study this storage option at the bureau’s Gulf Coast Carbon Center. They will evaluate using this liquid carbon dioxide to improve enhanced oil recov...

'Hidden-hero' microbes in soil, water may help naturally clean toxic sites

... Kostka's research team from FSU's nationally top 10-ranked oceanography department will lead the "subsurface microbiology" portion of the project. "Radioactive metal contamination such as that found at the Oak Ridge Field Research Center (ORFRC) where we will be working is a huge global issu...

NIH neuroscience microarray consortium launches high-throughput genotyping services

... community." The Consortium is comprised of four nationally recognized centers located at Duke University in Durham, NC, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, AZ, the University of California in Los Angeles, and Yale University in New Haven, CT. The Consortium can be accessed throug...

Controlling antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in hospitals

...at recommended measures seem to prevent it in this nationally representative sample of hospitals is really encouraging," he said. ...

What does the public really know about HPV?

...irst time, the awareness and knowledge of HPV in a nationally representative sample of women. To identify f...inciding with FDA approval of the vaccine. A nationally representative sample of U.S. adults over 18 was randomly assigned to read one of three paragraphs a...

Chemical in many air fresheners may reduce lung function

...es and VOCs in the US population. NHANES III is a nationally representative survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention between 1988-1994 to determine the health and nutritional status of the U.S. population. Data from 953 adults 20-59 years old who had both VOC blood measures and pul...

UF researchers develop ways to keep the bloom on the rose

...search team are working with growers and retailers nationally and internationally to spread the word about how best to make flowers last longer. "Sometimes the differences we achieve relate to the flower quality as well as vase life," said Nell, who began working with roses because of their popularity and econ...

Emerging staph strains found to be increasingly deadly and deceptive

...or MRSA, are difficult to treat and are increasing nationally at an alarming rate, say experts. Scientists at NIAID's Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, MT, and colleagues examined the ability of MRSA strains to cause disease in mice and avoid destruction by human white blood cells called neutrophi...

Infectious disease expert warns of spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

... this century, with more than 1,800 cases reported nationally in 2003 and 2004. However, scientists believe the number of unreported cases is much greater. Dumler's opinion is that growing awareness among physicians about the disease's early signs and symptoms may be the best means of curbing the potentially d...

Hospitalizations because of chicken pox down dramatically since implementation of vaccine

...wn since it was implemented 10 years ago. However, nationally representative data are needed to more accurately monitor the impact of the varicella vaccination program. The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists has recommended that states now begin to conduct case-based surveillance," the authors con...

Bees, Brains and Addiction

..., televised broadcasts of that lecture locally and nationally by UCSD-TV and a corresponding educational Web site with information and lessons for students, teachers and anyone else interested in neuroscience topics. Among the participants at last week's lecture were 20 students from San Diego's High Tech High,...

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