Six Researchers to Receive Prestigious Awards from the American Society of Hematology
..., recognizes pioneering research achievements in hematology.
Thomas Maniatis, Ph.D. , of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and Yuet Wai kan
, M.D. , of the University of California - San Francisco, are the inaugural recipients of the Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize. This award, named for...
Diet, Purity of Food Source Could be Keys to Improving Health of Hong Kong Toddlers
was giving her professional interpretation of the ...o three, is an important developmental stage,"
said. "Foods and supplements that contain balance...icial to
To deliver her point, Ms. kan
indicated to a flowchart and 3D diagram
CUHK Releases Results of 'Survey on Toddler Health in Hong Kong'
...ean environments and ensuring children are fed rather
than looking at their children's diet and development from a holistic point of
noted that 20% of parents said their children were fussy eaters.
Among children age three and younger, the most popular foods were fruit and
Risk Factor for Stroke More Common Among Whites
...nfirm what previous, smaller studies have suggested about African Americans and a lower prevalence of AF [atrial fibrillation]," said study author Dr. kan
Fang. "What is truly fascinating about our findings is that African Americans can have significant risk factors for AF, even higher than those of Cauc...
MRI can eliminate unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections
... a diagnostic or surgical procedure which could have been avoided with early MRI evaluation," said J. Herman Kan, MD, lead author of the study.
noted that MRI is not routinely performed prior to treatment because of concerns regarding time and treatment delay and patient sedation.
Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California
...k-pickers who ply chest-deep waters tell of being surprised by powerful surf that has washed them over the rocks or swept them out to sea.
said in 20 years of abalone picking he has seen two people die. One died from hypothermia and another drowned in the weeds. He nearly died himself whe...
Treating Sickle Cell Anemia using Healthy Stem Cells
... Professor Yuet Wai kan
and his team from University of California, San Francisco using gene therapy has replaced the genes responsible for causing sickle cell anemia // in b...