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University of Sydney researchers find new evidence linking kava to liver damage

In recent years, serious concerns about the dangers of kava and the effects on the liver have resulted in regulatory agencies, such as the US Food and Drug Administration and Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration, banning or restricting the sale of kava and kava products. Originally fro...

Thousands Gather in Sydney for HIV Conference

As an HIV positive woman from Papua New Guinea, Maura Elaripe Mea knows the harsh realities of living with the virus in a developing country. She has seen AIDS patients left untreated because doctors feared it would be a waste of drugs, and she knows many others do not seek help simply bec...

New Research Centre at Sydney to Lead Cancer Fight

Sydney-The $100 million research centre will be dedicated to finding a cure and developing new, effective drugs to treat Cancer that still kills more than 12,000 people in New South Wales each year. The new research centre is being credited with attracting leading scientists home to undertake ...

Novel Anti-HIV Drug Being Trailed In Sydney

Researchers at St Vincents Hospital in Sydney are trailing a new vaccine to prevent infection with HIV or alter the course of the disease once the infection has set in. // The trial in Sydney involves 3,000 volunteers who are deemed to be at risk for developing. AIDS. "We're looking to see if ...

Low Birth Weight Might Raise Adult Kidney Disease Risk

...ent and result in fewer and smaller filtering units, or nephrons, at birth," lead author Sarah L. White, of the George Institute and the University of sydney in Australia, said in a news release from the U.S. National Kidney Foundation. "Those with low birth weight may therefore be vulnerable to accelera...

TGen-led team is 1 of 7 selected for $1 million skin-cancer grants

...nsson of Lund (Sweden) University; and Dr. Graham Mann of the University of sydney (Australia). Arizona's non-Hispanic Caucasian population has among the n...oran Jonsson, Ph.D., Lund University Graham Mann, Ph.D., The University of sydney Defining the Importance of Immunity to NY-ESO-1 in Melanoma (Co-funded...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

...ice president of the Dallas Stars. Dara Torres - Twelve-time Olympic medal winner (four gold, four silver, four bronze), five of which were in sydney in 2000 and the First American swimmer to compete in 5 Olympics. Pat Day - Hall of Fame American Jockey with 8803 career wins, four-time winne...

HeartWare to Webcast Annual Meeting

... that its Annual Meeting will be held at The Westin Sydney, 1 Martin Place, sydney at 7:00 pm US Eastern today, July 29 (9:00 am sydney time on July 30, 2009). The Annual Meeting will be webcast and may b...

Exercise helps patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

...ave not been thoroughly investigated. Researchers led by Jacob George of sydney West Area Health Service in Australia, examined the health outcomes of pati...ical activity. They prospectively enrolled 141 patients with NAFLD from the sydney West Area Health Service. The participants were divided into a control grou...

Daily sex helps to reduce sperm DNA damage and improve fertility

...th sub specialist training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at sydney IVF, Wollongong, Australia, said: "All that we knew was that intercourse on... than 15% of their sperm (DFI >15%) damaged were eligible for the trial. At sydney IVF, sperm DNA damage is defined as less than 15% DFI for excellent quality...

Living Cell Technologies' Diabetes Clinical Trial Authorized by New Zealand Government

... sydney and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Cell Technologies Limited (ASX: LCT; OTCQX: LVCLY) today announced that the New Zealand Mini...

While you were sleeping

...Children with enlarged tonsils and adenoids are also affected, raising concerns of long-term cognitive damage. Professor Rae and collaborators from sydney University's Woolcock Institute used magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study the brains of 13 men with severe, untreated, obstructive sleep apnoea. T...

Regulating the sugar factory in diabetes

... Scientists in sydney and Boston believe they may have identified a gene that controls abnormal production of sugar in the liver, a very troublesome problem for people with...

Eye Disease, Cognitive Decline Linked in Study

...-to-day clinical approach to our patients." The same issue of the journal included two additional Australian studies -- one from the University of sydney and the other from the Centre for Eye Research -- that indicate that AMD risk can be reduced by avoiding trans fats and by regularly consuming fish, n...

Liposuction Turns 20

...sion in Shaping, Prevention and Correction of Contour Irregularities" will be moderated by V. Leroy Young, MD, and will include Arturo Prado, MD, sydney Coleman, MD, Claudio Calabrese, MD, and Simeon Wall, Jr., MD. In the early 1970s, "suction-assisted lipectomy" (SAL), or lipoplasty...

Low vitamin D causes problems for acutely ill patients

... A group of endocrinologists in sydney have observed that very sick patients tend to have very low levels of Vitamin D. The sicker they are, the lower the levels. Dr Paul Lee, Professor ...

Blood Transfusion and Outcomes

...o are experiencing major bleeding that is difficult to control quickly," said James Isbister, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of sydney , and a founding member of MSBM. "We hope the conference will help all physicians and the public become aware of the many negative outcomes associate...

New insight into Rett syndrome severity

...netic testing was undertaken by Professor John Christodoulou, from the NSW Centre for Rett Syndrome Research at the Children's Hospital at Westmead in sydney and Dr Eva Gak from the Sagol Neuroscience Center at the Sheba Medical Centre. Professor Christodoulou said while it has been established that Rett...

HomeSwimmer, Ltd. Signs Olympic Medalist Josh Davis

...reement were not released. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090409/CL96285 ) Josh Davis, who returned to the Olympics in sydney in 2000 where he was elected Captain of the USA Men's swim Team, made history by becoming the only man in any sport from any nation at the Atlanta Oly...

Highmark Facilities Reduced Energy Consumption by 5.6 Percent in 2008

...n seal cleaning supplies in Highmark's facilities. Earth Hour began in sydney in 2007, when 2.2 million homes and businesses switched off their lights fo...arks such as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Rome's Colosseum, the sydney Opera House and the Coca Cola billboard in Times Square all stood in darkne...

Abnormal Heart Rhythm Boosts Death Risk for Diabetics

...ed study leader Professor Anushka Patel, director of the Cardiovascular Division at The George Institute for International Health at the University of sydney in Australia. The researchers also found that the association between AF and deaths from cardiovascular disease was much stronger in women than in ...

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust extends patient care benefits of BigHand Digital Dictation

... Chris Bell, BigHand. Email: chris.bell (at) bighand (dot) com Tel: +44 (0)20 7940 5907 About BigHand BigHand is based out of Chicago, London, sydney and Toronto. BigHand is the leading digital dictation vendor in the global professional services sector. BigHand3 was awarded 'Best of Breed System of...

Impac Software Introduces PowerPath(R) Version 9.3 AT USCAP

...ath demonstrations also will be available at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) Pathology Update 2009 conference, March 13-15, in sydney Australia and the Lab InfoTech Summit March 16-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For additional information, visit Impac booth 726 at USCAP, Impac booth 26 at ...

Risk Score May Predict Abnormal Heart Rhythm

..., and third to evaluate other ways of predicting AF, she said. Dr. David Brieger, an associate professor from Concord Hospital at the University of sydney in Australia and author of an accompanying journal comment, said this study could be a first step in finding a way to prevent AF. "It may be possib...

Rodriguez and Baseball: 'No Accountability'; 'Disgraceful' News Conference, Says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner

...ld and U.S. Anti-Doping Agencies. Weiner, who was White House Drug Policy spokesman 1995-2001 and coordinated White House anti-drug media at the sydney Olympics and WADA media at the Salt Lake Games, added, "In any Olympic sport, Rodriguez and the other 103 major league baseball players now known to t...

Unmasked and vulnerable

...ydney's Westmead Hospital, Imperial College (London) and the National Centre for Immunisation Research studied more than 280 adults in 143 families in sydney during the winter seasons of 2006 and 2007. The adults were randomly allocated masks when exposed to a sick child in the household. Professor MacIn...

Kendle Expands Asia/Pacific Operations with Opening of Additional Office in India

...addition to its India locations Kendle currently operates offices in the Asia/Pacific region in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai, China; Singapore; and sydney and Melbourne, Australia. About Kendle Kendle International Inc. (Nasdaq: KNDL ) is a leading global clinical research organization p...

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust delivers same day patient discharge via BigHand Digital Dictation

...penditure such as temporary cover and recruitment costs, and deliver the 18 week pathway. About BigHand BigHand is based out of Chicago, London, sydney and Toronto. BigHand is the leading digital dictation vendor in the global professional services sector. BigHand3 was awarded 'Best of Breed System of...

Study indicates how we make proper movements

...m, it was not known if this type of control mechanism exists in the motor regions of the brain. Psychologist Daniel Loach from Macquarie University in sydney and his colleagues conducted a set of experiments to explore inhibitory mechanism in the areas of the brain involved in planning movements. A group...

Creative Visions Acquired by Interactive Holdings

...company. Creative Visions is best known for producing world class events, including high profile productions held at the Palace of Versailles, sydney Opera House, Blenheim Palace and many venues throughout the United States. Primary services offered by the company include event design, lighting, sou...

Faircount Media Group Choose "Call-Shadow" for IP Call Recording After Extensive Market Review

...logy today announced that Faircount Media Group, based in London, Tampa and sydney had selected Shadow Technology's IP Call Recording product "Call-Shad...logy today announced that Faircount Media Group, based in London, Tampa and sydney had selected Shadow Technology's IP Call Recording product "Call-Shad...

How do Lactobacilli treat Helicobacter pylori-related diseases?

...ses this question. The research team led by Prof. Hong-Sheng Ma from West China Hospital of Sichuan University treated SGC-7901 cells with H. pylori sydney strain 1 lipopolysaccharide ( H. pylori SS1-LPS) in the absence or presence of a pretreatment with viable Lactobacillus bulgaricus (LBG). The results ...

New Associate Joins Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione in Salt Lake City

... as in trademarks and brand names for a wide variety of products and services. For more information, visit http://www.usebrinks.com . CONTACT: sydney Iglitzen (312) 840-3163 siglitzen@usebrinks.com ...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Appointments of David V. Gilroy and Paul A. Boyer to Board of Directors

... completed nine transactions as a strategic buyer. He also served for several years as a Manager at McKinsey & Company. Based in Atlanta, GA, Beijing, sydney and Charlotte, NC he focused on strategy and operations in multiple industrial product and service markets including energy, building materials, trans...

Highlights from the August 2008 issue of Ophthalmology

...role of intensive reading or other "near work" has determined that this is a minor factor. A new study led by Kathryn A. Rose, MD, used data from the sydney Myopia Study of more than 4,000 Australian school children to assess whether outdoor activity might be significant in controlling myopia. Parents...

Hydration Will Be Key For Beijing Bound Olympians, What Every Athlete Must Know

...teps that will keep their bodies properly hydrated and in peak performance condition. Think this can't happen? Think again and think back to sydney 2000 when track star Suzy Hamilton literally collapsed on the last turn of the last lap of the 1500m race. Following the race we learned that she ha...

DDB Remedy Wins Best of Show at IPA Best of Health Awards

... NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB Remedy sydney picked up the Best of Show at the 2008 IPA Best Of..." Matt Eastwood, National Creative Director, DDB sydney said, "The main message we wanted to deliver to al...us manner." David Chriswick, Senior Planner, DDB sydney explained, "We saw the need to educate on the unde...

Finding suggests novel ways to boost vaccination or natural defenses

... Our bodies rely on the production of potent, or 'high affinity', antibodies to fight infection. The process is very complex, yet sydney scientists have discovered that it hinges on a single molecule, a growth factor, without which it cannot function. There is much we do not yet und...

Revolutionary Therapy: Needle-Free Technology for the Treatment Of Blinding Eye Disease

... SAN DIEGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- sydney company, Seagull Technology Pty Ltd, has developed a non-invasive drug deli...nia Ewing In Australia Cell: 0408378422 taniaewing@healthinbox.com sydney office: +1 612 9006 1614 US office: 650 798 5238 ...

Pharsight Invited to Present on Modeling and Simulation at ARCS Australia Scientific Congress

...regulatory professionals attending the Association of Regulatory and Clinical Scientists (ARCS) 17th Annual Congress. The Congress will be held at the sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in Sydney, Australia from May 28-30, 2008. Dr. Kastrissios will present on May 30, joining other leading experts from...
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