Quadriplegic Man Defied the Odds, Continues to Inspire
In honor of National Disability Awareness Month, personal development coach and photographer, Laura Young, launches a line of products inspired by Michael Schwass. Schwass, the first quadriplegic to walk again without the aid of braces, will be the recipient of all proceeds.
Federal Judge Orders Schwarzenegger Administration to Comply with Order That Blocks State Reduction for IHSS Worker Wages
...ted the federal Medicaid statute. She enjoined the State from implementing the state budget law requiring the reduction.
However, the State defied
the order by refusing to rescind the reduced pay rates put in place solely because of the reduced State contribution. As a result, plaintiffs filed a ...
Los Angeles Times writer wins Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award
The judges praised winner McDermotts exhaustive reporting and commended him for bringing to light a scientific problemhow memory is storedthat has defied
explanation for decades.
Judges commented that the award-winning entry captured what it is like to work in a research laboratory and brought the sc...
New Batch of Lupus Genes Discovered
... (HealthDay News) -- Researchers from around the world have pinpointed a batch of genes that can trigger lupus, a complex autoimmune disorder that has defied
both a clear-cut diagnosis and a cure for decades.
"It's an important moment in autoimmune disease research," noted Dr. Noel Rose, who is director ...
Cytokine IL6 as a New Chemotherapeutic Target for Ras-driven Cancers
... target Ras for inhibition in a clinical setting have proved unsuccessful.
"We knew Ras was really important for cancer, but time after time it defied
attempts to be inhibited in the clinic. So we decided, why not go after something that you can make a drug against that Ras activates"" explains Dr. C...
Intensive Psychotherapy Provides Helping Hand in Borderline Personality Disorder.
... Psychiatry, a premier psychiatry journal.
BPD, a chronic and disabling condition affecting about 1% of the United States population, has long defied
psychologists and psychiatrists seeking to treat the illness. Affecting day-to-day functions, symptoms of the illness include unstable relations with ...
Patients Left Helpless As Mumbai Doctors Strike Continues
...y from work since Monday demanding better security while on the job after relatives of a patient manhandled a doctor.
The agitating doctors have defied
the government's ultimatum that they may lose their jobs if the strike was not ended at the earliest.
The state government invoked the Maharasht...
Predicting The Risk Of Preeclampsia During Pregnancy
... this substance as a predictive factor.
Specialists say “This is the most promising lead yet in the pursuit of a life-threatening disorder that has defied
all attempts to prevent or cure it. If we could predict the development of preeclampsia, we could offer treatment before it becomes a serious problem....
Substantial work ahead for water issues, say scientists at ACS' Final Report briefing
...ific research were very significant and disturbing," Edwards said. "When the first reports came out finding that there was no detectable harm done, it defied
previous scientific understanding. So we did our own study. For the youngest children, those under the age of 1.3 years, you saw substantial increases...
The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment
...rly two decades ago, it has been found that the simulation goes badly wrong in the first 200 meters above the surface in some fundamental way that has defied
understanding. James Brasseur (Penn State University) will present recent research that appears to explain much of the underlying reasons for the erro...
Erich Jarvis named Howard Hughes Investigator
...n the singing of songbirds have functional similarities to the pathways involved with speech in humans," Jarvis said.
His approach to research has defied
convention. "I thought that in this brain pathway for singing in birds, that the first thing we would find are key mechanisms of learned behavior at t...
Wisconsin scientists find a way to make human collagen in the lab
... horse intestines and used in surgery to minimize scarring, is also a form of collagen.
But for such a commonplace and useful protein, collagen has defied
the efforts of biomedical researchers who have tried mightily to synthesize it for use in applications ranging from new wound-healing technologies to ...