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UCLA Study Shows One-Third of Drug Ads in Medical Journals Do Not Contain References Supporting Medical Claims

...at out of 438 pharmaceutical ads, 126 (29 percent) offered no references in support of medical claims. The mo...nd that almost one-third of the pharmaceutical ads offered no references at all to support medical claims. In addition, most of the data-on-file documents in s...

Affymetrix and Stratagene Announce Strategic Software Alliance

...for Affymetrix, ArrayAssist(R) Lite, which will be offered as a standard statistical analysis solution of Affymetrix gene expression microarrays. In April 2005, Affymetrix will make ArrayAssist Lite available to its existing GeneChip customers via the Internet and will also begin pre-installing the software...

Medical molecules designed to respond to visible light that can penetrate tissue

... in solar energy conversion. Because of the detail offered by Mongelli's poster, Brewer says she will focus on the exciting potential of creating molecules to reduce water to hydrogen. The talk, "Designing photochemical molecular devices utilizing Os and Ru polyazine light absorbers and Rh and Pt reactive si...

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

...ed to be established as the technique begins to be offered in a clinic setting, Smith says. "This is a very n...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 ...

DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse

... IMG system, a series of IMG presentations will be offered in various locations during March and April. The schedule is available at http://img.jgi.doe.gov/v1.0/news/presentations.html. The DOE Joint Genome Institute, supported primarily by the DOE Office of Science, is among the world leaders in whole-geno...

Amazon source of 5-year-old river breath

...rbon to the atmosphere must be a slow process that offered at least temporary respite from greenhouse effects. "As part of the largest radiocarbon age survey ever for a single watershed, we show that the enormous amount of carbon dioxide silently being returned to the atmosphere is far younger than carbon b...

Any exposure to tobacco smoke during pregnancy is risky

...is equally imperative that workplace protection be offered to reduce passive exposure." ...

Bumblebees copy one another when contending with unfamiliar flowers

... from visiting. In the new study, the researchers offered bumblebees the choice between several artificial-flower clusters in a laboratory setting. The bees preferred to feed from clusters where another bee was already collecting nectar, rather than making their own independent choices. Most interestingly, ...

Drug Offers Alternative to Surgical Treatment After Miscarriage

...ntents still had not been expelled, the women were offered vacuum aspiration. By the end of the third day, 71 percent of the women receiving misoprostol experienced complete uterine expulsion. After 5 more days had passed, a total of 84 percent of the misoprostol group had complete uterine expulsion. The mi...

Sleeping Sickness Epidemic Spreading in Uganda

...ntents still had not been expelled, the women were offered vacuum aspiration. By the end of the third day, 71 percent of the women receiving misoprostol experienced complete uterine expulsion. After 5 more days had passed, a total of 84 percent of the misoprostol group had complete uterine expulsion. The mi...

Gambling monkeys give insight into neural machinery of risk

...trinsically rewarding about choosing a target that offered a variable juice reward, as if the variability in rewards that they experienced was in itself rewarding." Even when the researchers subjected the monkeys to a string of "losses," the high of a "win" appeared to keep them going, said Platt. "If the...

Past droughts geographically widespread in the West, according to tree-ring data

...ion-making. Hirschboeck said the study's findings offered some revelations for the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research's scientists. "Dave and I were surprised that the two distant basins, the Upper Colorado and the Salt/Verde, were so much in synch during periods of extremely high or extremely low flow." She ...

Ants, not evil spirits, create devil's gardens in the Amazon rainforest, study finds

...-spirit legend, two scientific proposals have been offered to explain why devil's gardens occur. One hypothesis is that D. hirsuta trees release toxic secretions that kill competing plants--a process botanists call allelopathy. Others argue that devil's garden ants are responsible for controlling vegetation,...

Researchers discover how malaria parasite disperses from red blood cells

...er, the researchers observed that this theory also offered an inaccurate picture, as the vacuoles ruptured at roughly the same time as the cell membrane. Each step in the release process is a potential avenue for new therapies to treat the disease, Dr. Zimmerberg said. By first understanding how the parasi...

Genomatix, AAAS ink agreement

...component of the microarray data analysis pipeline offered by Genomatix and enables biologists to discover, explore and understand biologically relevant pathways down to the molecular level. Applying the Genomatix pipeline to a researcher's set of genes (for example, from a microarray analysis) generates the...

Sensor web simulation investigates technique to improve prediction of pollution across the globe

...then collect data for a particular event." Talabac offered the analogy of a search-and-rescue team whereby the unique skills of firefighters, police officers, and paramedics are brought together to form and then implement a plan to find and rescue a person in need of help. Computer forecast models can also ...

Studies clarify risk factors for mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus

... results strongly suggest that women should not be offered an elective caesarean section or discouraged from breastfeeding on the basis of hepatitis C infection alone," said Pier-Angelo Tovo, MD, the lead author of the European study. "Our findings support existing recommendations to avoid internal fetal m...

Virginia Tech football player uses prototype cast

...eeks before the Boston game. The engineering class offered to work on an alternate bracing system that they thought could provide a much stiffer support than the currently available polypropylene molded structure. Among the suggestions considered by the engineers was a uniaxial polypropylene/carbon fiber c...

Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative funds Yale project

Yale has been offered $17 million from the Grand Challenges in Global health initiative to genetically engineer mice with immune systems similar enough to humans to aid in testing the safety and effectiveness of potential vaccines. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates ...

Asian immigrants in NYC not receiving HIV education at religious institutions

...they would be shunned in their communities if they offered HIV education or helped HIV-positive people, researchers found. Furthermore, some leaders felt it unnecessary to become involved in HIV education because their worshipers are protected by religious teachings of moral restraint and abstinence. Eve...

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