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Best-selling authors and physicians from NYP/Weill Cornell discuss diet, surgery and bone health

NEW YORK (April 8, 2009) -- How do I teach my body to stop craving food? How can I age gracefully with the right incision? What are the risks of anesthesia? Can long-term use of Fosamax actually increase risk of fractures? From diet to surgery to bone health, medical experts and authors answer ...

U of Minnesota professor authors report the state of health care journalism

Just as President Obama is promising major health reform, huge cutbacks in the news business are creating new challenges for health journalists who are trying to report on those policy issues, according to the survey and report written by Gary Schwitzer, associate professor in the University of Mi...

Lulu.com Authors Strive to Help Readers Stay Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

Books from experts and patients provide advice for staying fit and facing major illnesses RALEIGH, N.C., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- If living a healthy life is your goal, you might want to consider putting down that apple a day and picking up a book from the Lulu.com Glob...

University Hospitals Physician Authors Working Woman's Pregnancy Book

CLEVELAND, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Marjorie Greenfield, M.D., obstetrician- gynecologist at University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital, is hitting bookstores next week with The Working Woman's Pregnancy Book. From pre-conception planning, infertility issues, and the physical and emotional...

Actress Jenifer Lewis, Authors Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Susan Taylor Among Featured Speakers for Senator Hughes' Behavioral Mental Health Summit

Breaking The Silence, the only event of its kind in the country, provides healing and other resources PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes, 7th Senatorial District, is hosting the fourth Breaking The Silence 2007: A Summi...

9 Wiley authors win Nobel Prizes

Hoboken, N.J., October 17, 2007John Wiley & Sons, Inc, (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), today announced that Nobel laureates in Chemistry, Physics, Economics, and Medicine are Wiley authors. Congratulations to Dr. Gerhard Ertl, Dr. Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin Evans, Dr. Albert Fert, Dr. Peter Grnberg...
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Pegasys Study Authors Conclude that Patients Successfully Treated for Hepatitis C Can be Considered ''Cured''

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2007 - Results from a new study, presented at the 38th annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) conference, showed that more than 99 percent of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who were treated successfully with PEGASYS(R) (peginterferon alfa-2...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...ns. It also encourages nutrition and medical practitioners to consider the broad scope of behavior involved in healthy eating," she said. Other authors on the paper included Denise Benitez, owner of Seattle Yoga Arts; Alyson Littman, Ph.D., an epidemiologist at the UW School of Public Health and Depar...

Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial

...eps were skipped. This approach can be applied in other areas of drug development and by other institutions willing to cooperate closely, the authors note. "Zero Delay addressed one aspect of drug development -- clinical trial start-up time," Kurzrock said. "Substantial time could be cut from other ...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

...intenance follow-up angiography (a diagnostic test that infuses the blood vessels with dye in order to clearly visualize the vessel structures), study authors evaluated 30 subjects (including 12 males and 18 females ranging in age from 24 - 73 years of age) who were selected from their database of 248 coile...

CareFirst BCBS Covers eNO Measurement for Diagnosis, Asthma Treatment

... heightened concentrations of cells associated with asthma and allergy, and in evaluations of response to inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) treatments. The authors stated that eNO is a valuable tool to manage ICS and monitor its effects. The American Thoracic Society is presently developing guidelines ...

Prospective Clinical Advantages of Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology Highlighted in Comparative Study

...ng can also exacerbate patients' osteolytic response to bearing surface particles, potentially further reducing the bony support for the implant. The authors of the study suggest that the elasticity (low stiffness) of Trabecular Metal material may induce a transfer of stresses to the periacetabular bone t...
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Medtronic Hall™ Mechanical Heart Valve

Description:...stasis. Recent aortic valve studies have shown that the Medtronic Hall valve produces lower levels of turbulence than the leading bileaflet valve. The authors determined that, "With optimum orientation ... the Medtronic Hall valve matches the aortic flow pattern to near normal physiology." Comparatively, "th...
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The M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook, 3rd Ed.

Features:... algorithms and line drawings outline the essentials of diagnosis, staging, and clinical management of solid tumors treated in surgical practice The authors emphasize multidisciplinary treatment planning, including therapy sequencing and biologic therapies With Skyscape's patented smARTlink™ technol...
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Episodic memory

...ance met the behavioural criteria for episodic memory. However, because the study did not address the phenomenological aspects of episodic memory, the authors referred to this ability as “episodic-like” memory. According to a study done by the University of Edinburgh in 2006 hummingbirds are the first anim...

Neuropsychiatry

...iatry looks at ‘outside-the-skin’ causation (personal, interpersonal, cultural) (Kendler, 2005). This dichotomy is argued not to be instructive and authors have argued that it is better conceptualised as two ends of a causal continuum (e.g. Kendler, 2005). The benefits of this position are: Firstly, under...

Ramón Carrillo

...e art of government with the name of cybernology ( cibernología ), creating an Instituto de Cibernología or strategic planning in 1951. Numerous authors agree that the most important heritage bestowed by Ramón Carrillo were the ideas, principles, and grounding motives which accompanied his deeds. "The ...
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Visual field

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Tuberous sclerosis

...ncluding symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, prevention, and ... A patient information handout on tuberous sclerosis , written by the authors of ... Tuberous sclerosis is the most common neurocutaneous syndrome after ... Tuberous sclerosis — Comprehensive overview cov...

Tricuspid valve

... tricuspid regurgitation is not damage to the valve itself, but ... Tricuspid valve prolapse has remained a poorly defined entity. Some authors have stated that prolapse isolated to the tricuspid valve has not been documented. ... Tricuspid valve stenosis is a narrowing or stif...

Tinnitus

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Tinea

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Testicular torsion

.... Testicular torsion is most common in males under 25, but it can ... Patient information: A handout on testicular torsion , written by the authors of ... Torsion of the appendix testis is more common in children than testicular ... More about Testicular Torsion : Causes and symptom...
Authors in Biological News

Rutgers scholar authors definitive biography of reproductive medicine pioneer

CAMDEN As Louise Brown the first baby conceived by in vitro fertilization celebrates her 30th birthday in 2008, a new book coauthored by a Rutgers medical historian offers the first comprehensive insight into the influence of John Rock, the Harvard-affiliated gynecologist and pioneering researc...

Elsevier congratulates its British Medical Association Award winning medical authors and editors

Amsterdam, September 18, 2008 Elsevier is pleased to announce that eight of its professional and scholarly books were honored at the annual BMA Medical Book Competition ceremony in London on September 9th 2008. An additional 19 Elsevier books were highly commended and five received commendation. ...

2 Springer authors win important awards from the Ecological Society of America

The Springer authors Monica Turner and Stuart Chapin will receive two prestigious awards from the Ecological Society of America (ESA). Turner is the winner of this year's Robert H. MacArthur Award presented for outstanding ecological achievement. Chapin is given the Sustainability Science Award fo...

Rockefeller University Press allows authors to retain copyright to their published work

Citing the growing demand from the public and the scientific community for access to research data, The Rockefeller University Press has revised its copyright policy to allow authors to retain the rights to work published in its three journals. The policy, which became effective May 1, applies to ...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...bsorb more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The authors also find that ozone depletion increases ocean aci...made measurements from 22 May to 16 June 2006. The authors detected nonthermal microwave emission in bursts s...n the basis of the spectrum of this radiation, the authors conclude that the radiation was probably excited b...

University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers reveal ocean acidification at Station ALOHA

...rs. The year-to-year changes appear to be driven by climate-induced changes in ocean mixing and attendant biological responses to mixing events. The authors also found distinct layers at depth in which pH declines were actually faster than at the surface. Dore and colleagues attribute these strata of elev...
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2 Springer authors receive NWO/Spinoza Prize in the Netherlands

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has announced the winners of the NWO/Spinoza Prize for 2009. Two of the three laureates of this year's Prize are Springer authors, Marten Scheffer and Albert van den Berg. The prize, also viewed as the 'Dutch Nobel Prize,' is the highest D...

You: Being Beautiful Authors Mehmet Oz, MD, & Michael Roizen, MD, Call Ribose One of the Decade's 'Real Nutritional Heroes'

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In their latest book, You: Being Beautiful - The Owner's Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty (Free Press, 2008), co-authors Mehmet Oz, MD and Michael Roizen, MD refer to ribose as one of the decade's "real nutritional heroes" that can "turbo-charge" those who n...

PNAS paper and its authors honored for scientific excellence

EVANSTON, Ill. --- The editors of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) have awarded a paper by Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Graziano Vernizzi from Northwestern Universitys department of materials science and engineering the prestigious 2007 Cozzarelli Prize. Olvera de la C...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

...ugust 7, 2009 edition of Cell Stem Cell in an article titled "DLL4 Blockade Inhibits Tumor Growth and Reduces Tumor Initiating Cell Frequency." The authors of the article include Dr. Michael Clarke of Stanford University, Dr. Hoey and Dr. Austin Gurney of OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, where OMP-21M18 was disco...

Model predicts evolution of Mediterranean landscape following fires

... the aftermath of forest fires. In order to carry out this research study, published recently in the journal Environmental Modelling & Software , the authors studied a Special Protection Area for Birds to the south west of Madrid. "We have developed a model that shows on maps how various types of plants ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...that no definitive conclusions can be drawn regarding a possible causal relationship between Lantus((R)) and an increase in the risk of cancer, as the authors of the study point out. Clinical studies, which represent the gold standard of evidence, do not indicate an association between insulin glargine and c...
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Alcohol

...on and the substance itself, around the 12th century by various European authors who translated and popularized the discoveries of Islamic alchemists . ...eralization of the meaning of ALKHL , but rather to Western alchemists and authors confusing the two words ALKHL and ALGhWL , which have indeed been transl...

Apoptosis

...eath. This balancing process is part of the homeostasis required by living organisms to maintain their internal states within certain limits. Some authors and researchers like Steven Rose and Antonio Damasio have suggested homeodynamics as a more accurate and eloquent term ( Damasio 1999 , p. 141). ...

Biophysics

...search on radiation, especially X-rays Walter Friedrich Boris Rajewsky Mikhail Volkenshtein , Revaz Dogonadze & Zurab Urushadze , authors of the Quantum-Mechanical (Physical) Model of Enzyme Catalysis John P. Wikswo , research on biomagnetism References Perutz M.F. Prote...

Botany

... discovered cells in cork ; a short time later in living plant tissue. The German Leonhart Fuchs , the Swiss Conrad von Gesner , and the British authors Nicholas Culpeper and John Gerard , published herbals that gave information on the officinal uses of plants. See also Biology Ag...

Limbic system

... , hunger , thirst , sexual arousal and the sleep/wake cycle. Connected to the pituitary gland and thus regulates the endocrine system. (Not all authors regard the hypothalamus as part of limbic system.) The limbic system is among the oldest parts of the brain in evolutionary terms: it can be foun...

Origin of life

...ay. The experiment as performed, produced a relatively small yield of dipeptides (0.4–12.4%) and a smaller yield of tripeptides (0.003%) and the authors note that: "under these same conditions dipeptides hydrolysed rapidly." Another criticism of the result is that the experiment did not include any org...
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Virology

...earch. ... Virology Journal 2009, 6:117 (30 July 2009) ... Virology Journal levies an article-processing charge for every accepted article, ... authors who publish in Virology Journal retain copyright to their work ... The online version of Virology on ScienceDirect, the world's leading platfor...

Transposon mapping

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Structural biology

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Ribonuclease

...n the DNA for the enzyme Ribonuclease ? ... Ribonuclease inhibitor Top view of porcine ribonuclease inhibitor (PDB accesion code 2BNH) ... authors methodology in ribonuclease extraction? What is a ... Pancreatic ribonuclease (RNase I) catalyzes cleavage of the phosphodiester bond ... ...

Protozoa

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