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Americans Spend Billions on Alternative Medicine

...of money on CAM products, classes or materials or practitioner visits," Dr. josephine P. Briggs, director of the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alter...ine . SOURCES: July 30, 2009, teleconference with josephine P. Briggs, M.D., director, and Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H., acting dire...

Americans Spent $33.9 Billion Out-of-Pocket on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

...using and spending money on CAM therapies, it is extremely important to know whether the products and practices they use are safe and effective," said josephine P. Briggs, M.D., director of NCCAM. "This underscores the importance of conducting rigorous research and providing evidence-based information on CAM s...

Hundreds of Genes Could Be Linked to ADHD

... the nervous system, they may eventually guide researchers to better targets in designing early intervention for children with ADHD," study author Dr. josephine Elia, a psychiatrist and ADHD expert at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, said in a school news release. For this study, Elia and her collea...

17 Million U.S. Children Live More Than an Hour Away From Trauma Care

...icine and Epidemiology; and Charles C. Branas, Ph.D., from the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. The study was supported in part from the josephine J. and John M. Templeton, Jr., Endowed Chair in Pediatric Trauma. About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Phila...

Why some prostate cancer returns

...ose prostate cancer returns, a new study offers insight as to why treatment isn't effective. The study a collaboration between researchers at the josephine Ford Cancer Center at Henry Ford Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center shows that men with a low oxygen supply to their tumor have a higher chance of ...

Regence Foundation Grants $390,000 to Improve Health Care Safety Net

...ing care for patients diagnosed with mental illness. The program will have a special emphasis on rural, low-income and uninsured people in Jackson and josephine Counties. Currently, Jackson County has the third highest per capita rate for psychiatric hospitalizations in Oregon. Returning Veterans Pro...

Children with Concussions Require Follow-up Care Before Returning to Play, Say Researchers

...Douglas Wiebe, Ph.D., Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania . The study was supported in part from the josephine J. and John M. Templeton, Jr., Endowed Chair in Pediatric Trauma. About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia : The Children's Hospita...

Doctors at Henry Ford Health System Treat Ovarian, Prostate, Lung, and Other Forms of Cancer Using Novalis Tx(TM) Platform for Image-Guided Radiosurgery

...during a treatment so that it matches the shape of the tumor from every angle of approach. For further information on cancer services provided by josephine Ford Cancer Center at Henry Ford Hospital call 1-888-734-JFCC (5322). Note: High resolution images of Marianne Henn and Kenneth Levin, M.D., ar...

According to a New Government Survey, 38 Percent of Adults and 12 Percent of Children Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine

... and meditation. "The 2007 NHIS provides the most current, comprehensive, and reliable source of information on Americans' use of CAM," said josephine P. Briggs, M.D., director of NCCAM. "These statistics confirm that CAM practices are a frequently used component of Americans' health care regimens, a...

Antibiotics can cause pervasive, persistant changes to microbiota in human gut

...mpleted the most precise survey to date of how microbial communities in the human gut respond to antibiotic treatment. Sogin, director of the MBL's josephine Bay Paul Center, and Susan Huse of the MBL, along with David Relman and Les Dethlefsen of Stanford University, identified pervasive changes in the gut...
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ADHD Genes Found; Known to Play Roles in Neurodevelopment

... the nervous system, they may eventually guide researchers to better targets in designing early intervention for children with ADHD," said lead author josephine Elia, M.D., a psychiatrist and ADHD expert at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The study appeared online today in the journal Molecular ...
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Oregon's Rogue River Basin to face climate-change hurdles

...millions of dollars in direct costs and five to 10 times that in indirect costs. There currently are a total of $21.5 billion in taxable properties in josephine and Jackson counties alone, although not all are considered in harm's way. At a policy level, the report urges governments to work with collaborati...

UNC, Yale partner to study effects of cocaine use on mother-infant relationships

...on strategies for helping both mothers and children, and prove valuable to others working in fields such as drug abuse and developmental disorders. josephine Johns, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and psychology at UNC, is the principal investigator and project director of the study. Linda Mayes, M...

Computational biochemist uncovers a molecular clue to evolution

...cientist at Duke University and former FSU faculty member; Lizbeth Hedstrom, a professor of biochemistry at Brandeis University; and postdocs Helen R. josephine and Iaian S. MacPherson, both of Brandeis. Together the researchers wrote about their findings in a paper, "An Enzymatic Atavist Revealed in Dual P...

Diversity among parasitic wasps is even greater than suspected

...apidly and accurately identify one of them." "This represents microgastrine wasps reared from approximately 3,500 caterpillar species in ACG," said josephine Rodriguez, a doctoral student and microgastrine expert in Whitfield's lab. "Since there are an estimated 10,000 species of caterpillars there, includi...

No sex, but plenty of gene transfer

...erfrom bacteria, fungi, even from plantsinto the bdelloid rotifer genome is presented by Irina Arkhipova and Matthew Meselson, scientists at the MBL's josephine Bay Paul Center and at Harvard University, and Harvard graduate student Eugene Gladyshev. While horizontal gene transfer is common in bacterial sp...

The cooperative view: New evidence suggests a symbiogenetic origin for the centrosome

...cooperation is the theme of a paper published this week by Mark Alliegro and Mary Anne Alliegro, scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratorys (MBL) josephine Bay Paul Center. One is revealed in the papers acknowledgements, where the Alliegros thank those who helped them after Hurricane Katrina completel...

Is DNA repair a substitute for sex?

...ironmental changes have conspired to create something that is able to exist in the absence of sex, says Mark Welch, an assistant scientist in the MBLs josephine Bay Paul Center. Their results have medical implications, because DNA repair capacity is an important factor in cancer, inflammation, aging, and o...

Nanomedicine research for prostate cancer supported by $5 million gift

...e model required to create complex solutions to solve complex problems," says Dr. Bander, director of urological oncology research and the Bernard and josephine Chaus Professor of Urological Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College and a urologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College...

Hydrothermal vents: Hot spots of microbial diversity

... in evenness for both high and low-abundance taxa may be important in defining microbial ecosystem dynamics, says Mitchell Sogin, director of the MBLs josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution. This research is part of the ongoing International Census of Marine Microbes, a ma...

Your gut has taste receptors

...nd diabetes. How Taste Receptors Work Prior to this research, the intestinal sugar sensors were unknown. Dr. Margolskee and his colleagues Dr. josephine M. Egan, Dr. Soraya P. Shirazi-Beechey and Dr. Zaza Kokrashvili reasoned that the sugar sensors of the tongues taste buds might also be there in the g...
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PAREXEL Appoints Josephine Hoppe to Chief Information Officer

BOSTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, announced today it has appointed Josephine Hoppe as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Ms. Hoppe is responsible for ma...

Does Synthetic Biology Need Synthesized Ethics?

... social issues is called for, especially if scarce intellectual resources are to be used optimally, according to a new report authored by Erik Parens, josephine Johnston, and Jacob Moses of The Hastings Center. Synthetic biology promises significant advances in areas such as biofuels, specialty chemicals, agri...

VIA Pharmaceuticals to Present Poster at AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Conference 2009

...ronary Syndrome Treated for 6 Months with 5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitor VIA-2291 Authors: josephine Pressacco, Montreal Heart Institute; Rebecca Taub, VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Marieve Cossette, Anna...

Optherion, Inc. Completes $37 Million Start Up Financing

...tual property estate is based on discoveries at the University of Iowa by Dr. Gregory Hageman and at Yale University and Rockefeller University by Dr. josephine Hoh as well as work by investigators at other universities. Among the sources of capital for the financing are: Quaker BioVentures, Philadelphia; Dom...
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