Rice report shows lessons from Hurricane Rita not practiced during Ike
A new Rice University report released yesterday, exactly six months after Hurricane Ike slammed the Texas Gulf Coast, suggests that people did not practice the lessons learned from Hurricane Rita.
According to the study, 75 percent of Harris County residents say they would evacuate if a Categor...
Songbirds offer clues to highly practiced motor skills in humans
The melodious sound of a songbird may appear effortless, but his elocutions are actually the result of rigorous training undergone in youth and maintained throughout adulthood. His tune has virtually crystallized by maturity. The same control is seen in the motor performance of top athletes and mu...
Many Sceptical of Healing Hand Treatment Practiced in Europe
A person with a toothache usually touches his cheek where he feels the pain, while someone with a bellyache instinctively soothes it by putting a hand on his tummy .
Just about everyone would agree that laying a hand on a part of the body that's not well could have a calming effect.
Dentistry Practiced 9,000 Years Ago In Western Pakistan
Neolithic skulls excavated recently in western Pakistan have been found to have holes drilled into their molars. This evidence for the first time highlights that// Dentistry may have been practiced
in the region as early as 7,000 BC.
According to the British journal Nature, at least nine peop...
Female Foeticide Practiced More By Educated People
Population experts have revealed that female foeticide is increasingly being practiced
by the educated upwardly mobile population of India. // The educated people in the country consider sons as a source of wealth, and poverty is not the only reason for these selective abortions. This is happening ...
News briefs from the August issue of Chest
...hers observed 173, 113, and 120 ICU chest x-rays during observation, intervention, and follow-up periods, respectively. Adequate infection control was practiced
during 1 percent of observation x-rays, 42 percent of intervention x-rays, and 10 percent of follow-up x-rays. The study also showed that x-ray machin...
State Regulation of Massage Therapy Will Improve Public Health, Safety
...of Health or designee, the Attorney General or designee, and six professional members.
The act requires that the professional members must have practiced
massage therapy for at least five years immediately preceding their appointment.
The initial board members are:
Loreli H. Bauer, profes...
Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress
...are published in a recent issue of the journal Health Education & Behavior .
Participants attended one-hour weekly group meetings during lunch and practiced
20 minutes of meditation and yoga per day at their desks. After six weeks, program participants reported that they were more aware of external stresso...
American Academy of Dermatology Commends Reclassification of Tanning Beds as Carcinogenic
...ing more rapidly in young Caucasian women (3.8 percent since 1995).
"Indoor tanning is particularly troubling because it is unnecessary and is practiced
mainly for cosmetic reasons. Individuals, particularly young people, who utilize tanning beds are intentionally putting their health at risk," stated ...
Put Defibrillators in High-Traffic Spots, Studies Urge
...S. high schools with AED programs that were studied, 83 percent had an established emergency response plan for sudden cardiac arrest. About 40 percent practiced
and reviewed plans with potential school responders at least yearly.
The researchers found 36 instances of sudden cardiac arrest at the schools st...
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Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating
...ate and strenuous exercise.
More than 40 percent of the participants practiced
yoga more than an hour per week, 46 percent walked for exercise or transpor....S. population in general. Body-mass index was lower among participants who practiced
yoga as compared to those who did not (an average of 23.1 vs. 25.8, respect...
June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates
...e and flexibility, particularly in the trunk muscles.
Many women opt for Pilates because it can provide a nicely toned look without adding bulk. practiced
regularly, Pilates can assist with weight loss and help alleviate low back pain.
Pilates isn't new. In the early 20th century, Joseph Pilates, a...
Feldenkrais(R) Movement Institute Announces Simple Non-Surgical Solutions for Jaw and Facial Pain (TMJ)
...nutes in length. The lessons are based on the Feldenkrais Method(R) and teach sufferers of jaw and facial pain new ways of using their muscles. When practiced
with regularity, these easy, DIY-exercises can relieve pain and improve posture.
Dr. Wildman explains: "Most people don't realize how postural ha...
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Names Homayoon Khanlou, M.D. as its Chief of Medicine, U.S.
...g cutting-edge medical
care to those in need, all of us at AHF look forward to working with Dr.
Khanlou in this new leadership role." Dr. Khanlou has practiced
in a wide variety of medical communities in
the U.S. and abroad including the Albert Einstein Medical Center in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Queen of A...
Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Positive Phase II Clinical Results
with its Topical Interferon Alpha-2b
...ay, there are no available pharmaceutical
treatments for potentially precancerous cervical lesions. Instead,
surgical or other ablative techniques are practiced
in an effort to
destroy infected tissue and prevent further disease progression,
but, due to unwanted side effects, these practices are generally
Survey: Migraine Patients Taking Potentially Addictive Barbiturate
or Opioid Medications Not Approved by FDA as Migraine Treatments
...er medications as their primary
migraine medication and 201 physicians, including 101 neurologists
and 100 primary care physicians survey and who have practiced
the US for at least two years, have treated two or more migraine
patients per month, and have written two or more prescriptions per
month for migra...
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EYESI Ophthalmosurgical Simulator
Description:...dures as well as the treatment of rare cases and complications. The handling of new surgical instruments and the use of new surgical procedures can be practiced
without any risk for the patient. The surgical ability of trainee doctors can be tested and assessed objectively. The training method is available at ...
Practiced in Medical Definition
...ven to a healthy human. Hahnemann used this term to distinguish medicine as practiced
in his time from his use of infinitesimally small doses of substances to tr... this was also referred to as regular medicine — that is, medicine that was practiced
by the regulars . The practice of "conventional" medicine in both Europe a...
Artificial induction of immunity
... to re-infection with the more lethal natural form, Variola Major. This was practiced
in ancient times in China and India, and imported into Europe, via Turkey, ...ward Jenner .
In 1796 , Edward Jenner , a doctor and scientist who had practiced
variolation, performed an experiment based on the folk-knowledge that infec...
...0). Many other traditions of health care are still practiced
throughout the world; most of these are separate f...Greece , Persia and elsewhere. Medicine as it is practiced
now developed largely in the late eighteenth centu...
Health care delivery systems
Medicine is practiced
within the medical system , which is a legal, cre...
World medical systems
...r "complementary" in the West, but in their home nations they are usually regarded as traditional. Non-western traditions such as Shamanism or those practiced
by witch doctors are often intermingled with local religious beliefs.
African medical systems
Practiced in Medical Dictionary
... varicella antibodies are measured as part of the routine of prenatal ... Population-based immunization against varicella is not otherwise practiced
... Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ... Vari...
.... Copyright American Academy of Ophthalmology 2009 ... Information about the practice of ophthalmology . ... Neuro- ophthalmology is generally practiced
as a nonsurgical subspecialty but can ... Find Ophthalmology Continuing Medical Education (CME), Ophthalmology medical ... Ophthalmology Fea...
...d in the United States just over 100 years ago. ... Eclectic Health Encyclopedia of healing modalities from around the world. ... Naturopathy is practiced
throughout the Western world and some of its principles ... naturopathy is explained, along with a list of Omaha, Nebraska sources. ... Naturop...
...er with ... Christian fasting isn't some kind of a "work" that's commanded by Christ or ... Fasting is one of the most misunderstood and least practiced
spiritual ... Each of these—praying, giving and fasting —is to be approached as an authentic ... HealthWorld Online is the Internet's leading res...
...not always be disinfection and may, in fact, ... Chlorination as commonly practiced
in wastewater treatment is insufficient to ... Shock Chlorination |...edure ... This article describes drinking water chlorination as it is practiced
today and ... are expected to meet EPA requirements while continuing to use...
...er patients. Acupuncture is thought to have originated in China, but its origins and early ... Today, acupuncture , in one form or another, is practiced
in dozens of countries ... Acupuncture works hand-in-hand with conventional medicine. ... In short, acupuncture is not really alternative med...
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Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird
...ambodia is supportive of a proposal to make the area a protected forest and we believe that this along with the continuation of local farming methods practiced
for generation after generation will be crucial in saving this once common species from extinction," added Hugh.
With fewer than 500 individuals r...
NOAA awards $22.5 million to Harbor Branch/FAU and UNCW for new cooperative institute
...that will be vetted and developed through a multitude of "Notion to Ocean" paradigms including the innovation process invented, perfected and practiced
by SRI International.
Each of the 22 cooperative institutes are NOAA-supported, non-federal organizations that have established an exceptional re...
Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi
...nt accumulations around shrubs, have been considered a reliable indicator of rapid dryland degradation. As a preventive action, afforestation has been practiced
on about 330,000 ha in Abu Dhabi Emirate. In addition, many green belts in urban areas and along roads have been established. Forestry plantations are...
Google Earth aids discovery of early African mammal fossils
... ANN ARBOR, Mich.---A limestone countertop, a practiced
eye and Google Earth all played roles in the discovery of a trove of fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife.
Food security for leaf-cutting ants: Workers and their fungus garden reject endophyte invaders
...ophytic fungal strains that were tested, with a stronger effect for more rapidly growing endophyte strains. This suggests that, apart from the hygiene practiced
by the ants, the garden itself can compete with incoming microbes.
"Fungi in the leaves were not welcome in the leaf cutter ants' garden," conclu...
Rural areas able to increase screening capacity for colorectal cancer
Benuzillo and colleagues surveyed 105 gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons practicing in Arizona. Of these physicians, 89.5 percent practiced
in an urban setting.
These urban physicians reported that they performed 8,312 endoscopic procedures per week in 2004, and estimated they could incre...
Aquaculture's growth seen as continuing
...e University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, notes that despite well-publicized concerns about some harmful effects of aquaculture, the technique may, when practiced
well, be no more damaging to biodiversity than other food production systems. Moreover, it may be the only way to supply growing demand for seafood as...
BioScience tip sheet, January 2009
...niversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor, concludes that despite well-publicized concerns about some harmful effects of aquaculture, the technique may, when practiced
well, be no more harmful to biodiversity than other food production systems. Aquaculture production of aquatic animals now accounts for about a third...
Forgotten but not gone -- how the brain takes care of things
...ain later? By way of example, we know from experience that, once we have learned to ride a bicycle, we can easily pick it up again, even if we haven't practiced
for years. In other cases too, "relearning" tends to be easier than starting "from scratch". Does this subtle difference also have its origins in the ...
Florida's 'worm grunters' collect bait worms by inadvertently imitating mole sounds
...en biologist Ken Catania heard about the peculiar practice of worm grunting practiced
in the Apalachicola National Forest in the Florida Panhandle one of his fir... by collecting worms in this unique fashion."
Actually, the technique is practiced
in a number of parts of the southeastern United States, under various names...
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Heart disease: Research off the beating patch
...allows us to introduce living, healthy heart muscle cells into damaged areas of the heart in a way that is much more efficient than the conventionally practiced
method of injecting cells into heart tissue," says study leader Steven Goldman, MD.
Unlike most existing approaches, in which cardiac cells with no...
Orange County Laser Surgeon Nissan Pilest Tapped as Keynote Speaker at Fraxel & Thermage User Forum Held at Beckman Laser Institute
...though results are typically not at the levels of surgical procedures, for many patients the improvements have been very satisfying. In the hands of a practiced
and knowledgeable Thermage provider, the results can excel," shared Dr. Pilest. "By combining the additional firming effects of fractional r...
Physician's Organization Makes History by Publishing U.S.'s First Adult Stem Cell Guidelines (ASCTA Drives Safe Stem Cell Practices)
... the effort to research and publish scientific guidelines that provide the medical community with standards under which adult stem cell therapy can be practiced
safely. These stem cell therapy guidelines represent the world's first clinical guidelines designed to facilitate safe stem cell therapy practice. A...
World BioBank(TM) Launch Benefits Advanced Medical Research
... Dr. Hoover's interest in the legal aspects of medicine led him to attain his JD, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX. He practiced
law in Florida before serving as the Medical Director of the Biospecimen Repository and Total Cancer Care at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Re...
Alba Therapeutics Corporation Announces Promotions
...piratory and home health care
provider serving the Mid-Atlantic region. He was also Counsel at the
Baltimore firm of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., where he practiced
Corporate and Labor & Employment law. Previously, he was a Senior Associate
in the Business Department in the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing L...
ThermoGenesis Announces FDA Authorization to Market MarrowXpress(TM) (MXP(TM))
...sed in a number
of orthopedic and vascular surgeries inside and outside the U.S. Outside
the U.S., stem cell treatments for ischemic heart disease are practiced
reimbursed by insurance companies.
"In anticipation of this authorization, we have initiated discussions
with an orthopedic surgery group, vascu...
Court Determines that University of Pittsburgh and Artecel Have Sole Rights to Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Patent
...e US under other patents are
also likely to be affected. Other patents that relate to uses or
applications of the adipose-derived stem cells cannot be practiced
commercially without rights to the stem cells themselves. The stem cells
themselves are covered by the patent in which the Court has ruled tha...
William P. Sheridan Appointed Chief Medical Officer of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
building Amgen's international medical affairs function and in forming the
health economics and outcomes unit.
Prior to joining Amgen, Dr. Sheridan practiced
medicine at the Royal
Melbourne Hospital in Victoria, Australia as Head of the Bone Marrow
Transplant Service. He earned his MB BS degree (MD equivale...
Corgenix Expands Scientific Advisory Board
... is currently in private practice in internal medicine and
pediatrics at South Denver Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, P.C. in
Denver. Previously, he practiced
internal medicine and pediatrics for 10
years at the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston. Miranda is
board certified by the American Board ...
Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Announces Addition of Mark T. Giles to its Board of Directors
...ompany, Charter Bancshares, Inc., a
publicly traded Houston financial institution he had joined in 1986 as
Chief Financial Officer. Until 1986, he had practiced
law with the banking
group of the Houston law firm Bracewell & Guiliani, LLP. In
Charlottesville, Mr. Giles chairs the boards of Computers4Kids and th...
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...and were used to justify many anti-miscegenation laws.
Some states also practiced
sterilization of "imbeciles" for much of the 20th century . The US Suprem...d for people the government declared to be mentally deficient. Singapore practiced
a limited form of "positive" eugenics which involved encouraging marriage b...
... of the proteins in the proteome and (2) the functional interaction between the proteins.
Proteomics , the study of the proteome, has largely been practiced
through the separation of proteins by two dimensional gel electrophoresis . In the first dimension, the proteins are separated by isoelectric focus...
... farming" originated the practice of biodynamic agriculture , which is now practiced
throughout much of Europe, North America, and Australasia. This is not quit...ative science of Newton, Galileo and Einstein. Steiner claimed that if one practiced
various systematic forms of inner discipline, it would be possible to creat...
Practiced in Biological Dictionary
...inct and more. Paleontology at The University of Kansas is studied primarily in the departments ... Specimen based invertebrate paleontology is practiced
in the Geology department. ... Paleontology is based on uniformitarian geology, which holds that there has been ... Retrieved from "http://creati...
...led inbreeding , results in more recessive deleterious traits... Inbreeding is breeding between close relatives, whether plant or animal. If practiced
repeatedly, it can lead to exposure of recessive, deleterious traits. This generally leads to a decreased fitness of a population, which is... I...
... Inbreeding is breeding between close relatives, whether plant or animal. If practiced
repeatedly, it can lead to exposure of recessive, deleterious traits. This generally leads to a decreased fitness of a population, which is... Ne...
...reeding is breeding between close relatives, whether plant or animal. If practiced
repeatedly, it can lead to exposure of recessive, deleterious traits. This ...f inbreeding used to fix and then to ... Does inbreeding as universally practiced
by ... Inbreeding , Linebreeding & Outcrossing - The facts about th...
...e seeds are called cotyledons . ... Monocots are seeds that only have one cotyledon , such as the corn seed. ... When cotyledons detachment was practiced
in avocado seedlings of 1-2 and 6-8 cm ... On the other experiments when cotyledons removing was done on seedlings of more ... ... the answer to ...