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Bird Flu Alert Sounded In Tamil Nadu

The arrival of large number of migratory birds to the bird sanctuary located at the Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu has raised reasons for concern among forest health officials regarding the possibility // of a bird flu epidemic in Tamil Nadu. The H5N1 form of the bird flu virus, that is he...

Bladder Cancer No Longer a Death Sentence

...surrounding lymph nodes, and create a new bladder from my intestines. He said with this surgery I had a 90% survival rate. I wanted to live, and 90% sounded like a good number." Daniels expected to wake up after surgery and be cancer free. But his surgeon found that the tumor had grown outside the ...

Surging Internet Use Cutting Into Family Time

..."We wanted to put a little alert out about this," Gilbert said. "Technology isn't all good." This is certainly not the first time researchers have sounded an alarm about Internet use and even "Internet addiction." Other studies have suggested that online usage has significantly disrupted the lives of mil...

National Medical Interpreter Certification Testing Enters Pilot Phase

...nsure that the National Board's written and performance exams accomplish that goal." A call for subject matter experts and pilot participants was sounded at the Third Annual National Medical Interpreter Certification Forum, May 1, 2009, in Denver, Colorado, where interpreter organizations were also invi...

U.S. Health Care System Fails to Protect Patients From Deadly Medical Errors

...0 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) sounded the alarm about the widespread toll of medical errors in a groundbreaking r...r, we can't say whether we are any better off today than when the IOM first sounded the alarm about medical errors in 1999," said Arthur Levin, Director of the...

22-year study finds adults aren't active enough

... Montreal, May 12, 2009 A new study has sounded the alarm that the majority of Canadian adults are inactive over their lifespan and don't exercise enough during their leisure time. Published in the ...

Recovered Lyme Disease and US Track and Field Athlete Attends Movie Premiere of LymeLife

... movie big thumbs up. The drama that unfolds in the families who deal with Lyme Disease is spot on. When I told Steven part of my own story he said it sounded like a movie!" Fields continues, "I'm thrilled that there is a movie about the agony of families of Lyme Disease victims and I'm hoping ...

Hookworms in MS trial

...Dorothy Sutton, 58, from Awsworth, has lived with MS for 32 years and is a Helpline volunteer for the MS Society. She said that although the treatment sounded unusual, anything that could potentially to help alleviate the symptoms of MS is a positive step. "We have to explore every avenue of research to f...

Hollywood's Celebrity Moms-To-Be Get Acquainted With All-Natural Beaute de Maman Product Line

... was recognized in the January 2009 issue of Pregnancy magazine as one of the "120 Best Products for Mom and Baby." Brooke Mueller Sheen, who sounded excited about the Beaute de Maman Stretch Mark Cream , exclaimed, "This is so going on in the car in ten minutes!" Developed by Michele Brown M...

Robot playmates monitor emotional state of children with ASD

...s to study and treat autism, so, when Nilanjan approached me, I was willing to listen," says Stone. "He had clearly done his homework and his proposal sounded like a great idea." This fall, Sarkar and Stone published two papers one in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and one in the International Jour...
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PSA TestingHow Much is Too Much?

...n prostatic hyperplasia. Mark Twain once famously quipped that, The report of my death was an exaggeration. The death knell of PSA may also have sounded too soon, since the assay is likely to continue to provide useful data, albeit in far less universal applications. Stamey and his colleagues identifie...
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Dolphins maintain round-the-clock visual vigilance

...jeb.biologists.org . First Ridgway and his colleagues, Mandy Keogh, Mark Todd and Tricia Kamolnick, trained two dolphins to respond to a 1.5 s beep sounded randomly against a background of 0.5 s beeps every 30 s. Ridgway explains that the sounds were low enough for the dolphins to barely notice them as th...

Ambati study published in PNAS

...lood endothelial cells, which line blood vessels, but also to the cells lining the lymphatic channels. These findings reinforce the note of caution sounded by Ambati's previous Nature study, which has been cited nearly 50 times and highlighted in special reviews in premier journals such as Cell and in Nat...

Feeling your words: Hearing with your face

...nd "had." When the robot stretched the listener's facial skin upward, words sounded more like "head." With downward stretch, words sounded more like "had." A backward stretch had no perceptual effect. And, timi...

Missing: 2,000 elephants

...poaching, elephant numbers have rebounded from an estimated 1,100 in 1985 to as many as 3,500 in early 2006. The Wildlife Conservation Society first sounded the alarm two years ago when WCS researcher and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay noticed a steep drop in the region's elephant numbe...

Genes may make some people more prone to anxiety

...ons or injured victims at a crime scene) -- 12 pictures of each type for six seconds each. A loud, 35-millisecond white noise, called a startle probe, sounded at random while they watched. When participants blinked, showing the startle response, a bioamplifier took readings from the electrodes and sent the i...

Drug aimed at 2 bioterror agents blocks live viral infection, Weill Cornell team reports

...ill Cornell Medical College, and an attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Public health officials have sounded alarm bells ever since Nipah virus first emerged in pigs and then humans living in Southeast Asia. More recently, cases of Hendra virus began to show ...

When bivalves ruled the world

...is that, according to the rock record from the Triassic, it was bounded by two C02 events. The first was the disappearance of coral reefs. That gap sounded the alarm, she says. Thats what indicated that C02 levels were elevated. On the back end, large communities of bivalves prevailed in such large num...

New bacterium discovered -- related to cause of trench fever

...tested in the San Francisco area had this bacterium in their blood. This work, detailed in the “Journal of the American Medical Association” in 1994, sounded the alarm that pet cats were often infected with a microbe that could be transmitted to their owners through a scratch. These earlier investiga...

Sensory feedback during speech: The brain attunes to more than just sound

... the robotic interference, thereby "correcting" the somatosensory feedback the brain receives during speech. This learning took place even when speech sounded normal, and it occurred when the robotic interference was applied during both vowel and consonant sound production. The findings support the idea...

New Drugs For Bad Bugs: UF Approach Could Bolster Antibiotic Arsenal

...e is best could get antibiotics to market faster and more cheaply, say University of Florida researchers. In recent years, scientists worldwide have sounded the alarm: There simply aren’t enough drugs to combat bad bugs. Bacteria are increasingly adept at outwitting the traditional antibiotic arsenal. Y...
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UB engineers prove that carbon nanotubes are superior to metals for electronics

...earch, which has fundamentally changed what is known about the high current density performance properties of metals and their limitations. He also sounded a cautionary note, pointing out that current research and development expenditures on carbon nanotubes in the U.S. electronics industry are very small...

Romanian Student Leverages Burrill Competition to Accomplish Her Dream

...f Engineering, Copaescu learned of his experiments with a technology designed to increase the speed of transmission in optical fibers. This technology sounded viable, so she wasted no time in convincing him to join team Romania. For the next few months, everything seemed to be going smoothly. Then, near the ...

Romanian Student Leverages Burrill Competition to Accomplish Her Dream

...f Engineering, Copaescu learned of his experiments with a technology designed to increase the speed of transmission in optical fibers. This technology sounded viable, so she wasted no time in convincing him to join team Romania. For the next few months, everything seemed to be going smoothly. Then, near the ...

Romanian Student Leverages Burrill Competition to Accomplish Her Dream

...f Engineering, Copaescu learned of his experiments with a technology designed to increase the speed of transmission in optical fibers. This technology sounded viable, so she wasted no time in convincing him to join team Romania. For the next few months, everything seemed to be going smoothly. Then, near the ...

Wisconsin places high in nanotech venture capital, average in innovation

...ent. But for innovation, the state comes in around the middle of the pack. Admittedly, that's by a subjective measure, but the groan from the audience sounded not quite surprised. And nano-scale biotechnology is a difficult enough field to work in as it is. [There's] a lengthy approval process, Crosby sai...

Technology isn't about technology

...orks. I worked my way through college with patronage jobs from the Daley machine in Chicago. From time to time someone attacked the Boss on what sounded like solid grounds. The newspapers would be full of accusations. Usually the attacking politician was invited to the Mayor's office. "What do yo...

Irish flute passion drives e-commerce spirit for Eaton techie

...ng the flute and create a product that would retail for about $100. Then, Polczynski's colleague would take the unfinished flute and tweak it until it sounded like a traditional Irish instrument. They would use their Web site to sell the finished product to traditional Irish musicians for around $350. "Th...

Wisconsin companies on the front lines in the war against cancer

...sued by the National Cancer Institute, researchers said a mix of prevention behaviors, screening tests and treatments are yielding results. The report sounded an alarm bell about certain types of cancers breast cancer in woman and prostate cancer in men, and leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma and cancers of the t...

Biotech flourishes in 2005 while Big Pharma is on the decline

...t for any baby-boomer. I caught a part of these concerts on public TV, and was surprised by how good they (Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, and Jack Bruce) sounded considering they hadn't played together in more than 35 years. Hear we are, bright and early into 2006, wondering what will happen in the wonderfu...

Digital Healthcare Conference starts on a realistic note

...antages of standardized medical terminology. Dr. Barry Chaiken, chairman of the conference and associate chief medical officer for BearingPoint , sounded an optimistic note when talking about the doctors of the future. "I believe there is a way on the horizon due to the young medical students who are us...
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