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Age difference: Gaping 'age' divide between the rich and the poor

Ageing appears to favor the affluent, as new research seems to show that it catches up with the poor sooner than the rich.// The social class affects the ageing process, researchers found. According to their study, the caps on chromosomes, termed as telomeres, are much shorter in the poor, ...

NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Ethically Irresponsible, Scientifically Unworthy, Useless to Patients, Says Family Research Council

...port to have tight informed consent requirements, but don't even require the IVF doctor and the stem cell researcher to be separate persons, opening a gaping loophole for researchers to increase embryo production for their own purposes," added Perkins. "Acting NIH director Raynard Kington apparently ...

The Psychology of Celebrity Worship

...lture in which many people feel a sense of isolation. "What we know of them [celebrities] through People magazine and other media sources fills a gaping and painful void in our lives," Lucas said. The dwindling influence of religion adds to that sense of yearning in people, he added, making the stars' ...

Voters Urged to Support Budding Moves to Include Long Term Care in National Health Reform

...urance. And among those at greatest risk, 45 and older, more than 9 in 10 go uncovered. Health reform won't be complete unless Congress addresses this gaping hole." Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) -- http://www.ltcfp.com -- one of the nation's most experienced long ...

Hazardous Health Plans: Consumer Reports Investigation Finds Serious Gaps in Individual Health Insurance Policies

... as well as insurance experts and regulators to learn more. Among the findings from the investigation: Health insurance policies with gaping holes are offered by all kinds of insurers -- large and small. Most states do not task regulators with evaluating overall coverage. Disclosur...

Chug a Chaga and Lighten Up!

...o are] concerned with their waistlines and healthier eating by providing an array of new products." The debut of zero-calorie Sayan Chaga fills a gaping hole in the health beverage market. Troy Seeley, Sayan Health president, explains, "With the introduction of calorie-free Sayan Chaga, we are addressi...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance Applauds Selection of Gov. Sebelius for Secretary of Health and Human Services

...th care on his agenda, including discovering and delivering the cures for cancer. "Gov. Sebelius brings to this post first-hand knowledge of the gaping holes in this nation's health care safety net," said Martina Hone, president of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Advocacy Alliance. "As the Administrat...

United Kingdom House of Commons Safety Group Recommends Carbon Monoxide Screening by Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) to Reduce Misdiagnosis and Prevent Deaths

...lated data, information gained during and prior to the feasibility study and correspondence with other interested agencies, it is clear that there are gaping holes in the way that CO poisoning is recognised, monitored, treated, recorded and publicised in the United Kingdom," stated Andrew Humber, Team Leade...

Why bladder cancer is deadlier for some

...e of the disease upon diagnosis don't account for all the increased lethality of the disease in women and African-Americans, then what does? It's a gaping question facing researchers who have long confronted an irony of bladder cancer, the fifth-most-common type of cancer in America. The disease is more ...

Why Bladder Cancer Is Deadlier for Some

...of the disease upon diagnosis don't account for all the increased lethality of the disease in women and African-Americans, then what does? It's a gaping question facing researchers who have long confronted an irony of bladder cancer, the fifth-most-common type of cancer in America. The disease is more...
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Fals-Stewart Earns Hazelden's 2007 Dan Anderson Research Award

...relationship issues are enormously important to them, it makes good sense to study the effects of couples therapy on female alcoholics. There's been a gaping hole in research on alcoholic women. Our study helps fill this void." Fals-Stewart's study is the first to focus exclusively on the efficacy of beha...
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'Undesirable' evolution can be reversed in fish, Stony Brook University scientists show

...ire large portions on their plates. This study demonstrates for the first time ever that detrimental evolution in fish can be reversed, and pokes a gaping hole in theoretical models suggesting that genetic changes are impossible to "undo." It is the result of 10 years of research largely supported by a ...

The global impact of climate change on biodiversity

...h but to-date we have not known whether they were responding to climate change. The last Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change AR4 Report showed a gaping hole in the evidence. Our new study is good in that it increases the evidence available, but it is potentially bad for biodiversity." Professor Th...

Wetlands restoration not a panacea for Louisiana coast

...rge, you need to have good storm surge data to understand what happened in the past. But we simply don't have that data," Young said. "It's one of the gaping holes that we have in understanding what's going on at the coast." The problem is that storm surge is hard to measure. "You can't just go out ther...

Gold nanorods shed light on new approach to fighting cancer

...hat lasts for about a microsecond, in a process known as cavitation," Wei said. "Every cavitation event is like a tiny bomb. Then suddenly, you have a gaping hole where the nanorod was." The gold nanorods also are ideal for a type of optical imaging known as two-photon luminescence, used by Cheng and his...

Wound monitor 'sniffs out' infections

... 'sniff out' harmful infections. The funding will be used to create a non-invasive wound monitor to treat patients with severe burns, skin ulcers or gaping wounds. The aim is to produce a device which is able to detect harmful bacteria in the air, which may signal the first signs of infection. When bac...
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FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients

... have tight informed consent requirements, but they don't even require IVF doctors and the stem cell researchers to work separately, thereby opening a gaping loophole for the researchers to increase embryo production for their research. "Instead of funding more embryo destructive research, the govern...

Biotech 2004: Cautious optimism

...lon acquired Minnesota-based CIMA Labs . 5. The sudden but not totally unexpected departure of a relatively new FDA commissioner, which leaves a gaping hole at this critical agency. 6. The opening of the biotech IPO market, which has raised $917 million since the fourth quarter of 2003. There are ...

Northwoods Software co-owner distills 30 years of business experience

...ur head and try to get a handle a on what they need from you and what is missing. "I have rarely encountered a people problem where there was not a gaping hole in one or more of these five elements," Weisenberg said. "The solution almost always involves explicitly and aggressively filling the appropriate...

Healthcare software addresses "90 million" misclassified Americans

... quality healthcare providers. Quest Analytics , an Appleton-based developer of software analysis tools for healthcare providers, has identified a gaping hole in how employers have been analyzing health plan access. The company made the discovery while adding an access piece to its analytics suite, whic...

IT workforce development: Losing the numbers game

...hey find ways to adapt, including some form of post-retirement retention or the mentoring of would-be successors, their pending retirements will leave gaping skills gaps. Of the workforce trends that Manpower has tracked in recent years, the pending retirement of Baby Boomers is the one that should get t...
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