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Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

A cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia, has demonstrated that giving a test only once isnt enough to get a clear picture of someones mental functioning. It appears that repeating tests over a short period may give a more accurate range of scores, improving diagnostic workups. ...

No Takers for India's First Bird Flu Vaccine

Bhopal: More than six months has passed since a research institute here developed the first vaccine in India against bird flu//. But there seem to be no takers for its formula or even its doses, prepared after the avian influenza scare last year. The High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (H...

Traditional Chinese Medicine Has Few Takers in China

A case of other side of the grass is greener; the west is all taken up with traditional Chinese medicine, whereas, in China, home grown remedies //are being abandoned for seemingly better western medicines. Recently a proposal is doing the rounds to formally put out traditional Chinese medici...

Support to care takers of psychiatric patients in pieces?

A report published yesterday looks into support props for care givers of mentally ill people in Ireland.The report elucidates the plight of most relatives // and caregivers of mentally sick people in Ireland.Very often the rehabilitation and restoration of confidence to the mentally sick goes beyon...

Adventure Enthusiasts, Risk Takers and Those Living on the Edge, Good News Coming Your Way

Risk takers are at a lesser risk of Parkinson’s, according to novel research, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. // The research team, as part of their study, drew comparisons between 106 Parkinson’s patients and 106 healthy people, belonging to the same age an...

Severe COPD may lead to cognitive impairment

...s obtained data from the Health and Retirement Study, a national prospective biennial survey of Americans 50 and older. They included data from survey takers who had undergone cognitive testing in 1996 and again in 1998, 2000 or 2002. Of the 4,150 individuals ultimately included, 492 had COPD, and of tho...

USMLE Galaxy, LLC Launches Live and Cost Effective USMLE Review Courses and Practice Sessions Right on Your Desktop through its Subsidiary CcsWorkshop.com

...tend these live reviews unless they forego their valuable vacation period. USMLE Galaxy, LLC has recognized these obstacles that limit USMLE exam takers from obtaining valubale advice and expert teaching. As an experiment, USMLE Galaxy LLC, has an initially launched USMLE Step3 Live Review courses (Arc...

Older adults more impaired by social drinking

...ol group was given enough to achieve the same blood alcohol level. Next, all participants completed the so-called Trail Making Test, which requires takers to connect numbered and lettered dots, in order, as quickly as possibly. It gauges visual-motor coordination, planning and the ability to move from on...

American Lung Association of Arizona, Phoenix Fire and Maricopa County Public Health Urge Residents to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu

... the Phoenix Fire Department to get vaccinated against this serious and potentially life-threatening disease. The CDC recommends all caregivers, care takers and health-care professionals in contact with high-risk groups get vaccinated to avoid spreading the virus. "The Phoenix Fire Department is ...

Low-dose aspirin does not appear to reduce risk of CV events in patients with diabetes

...tolerated: in comparing bleeding events, the researchers reported 13 hemorrhagic strokes, with no statistically significant difference between aspirin takers and non-takers (six such strokes in the aspirin group; seven in the non-aspirin group). There was a comparable number of the combined endpoint of ser...

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Takers in Biological News

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

...tudying the impact of climate change on plants, has for decades mulled over the problem of extrapolating from small study plots to large areas. Census takers have mastered this art, profiling the U.S. population by sampling small representative subsets. When biologists try to profile specific animals, plant...

In India: A search for more effective tuberculosis drugs

...t work in humans. Not willing to set aside seven years of work, he has been knocking on the doors of pharmaceutical companies to see if he can get any takers to help design a less toxic version. Gokhale is pushing himself because he knows if he can design a single drug that is safe and effective, it might o...

Census of Marine Life lists 122,500 known species, over halfway to complete inventory by Oct. 2010

...and databases. The World Register will clarify for all time the valid name for that whale and all other marine species for future researchers, census takers and educators alike. Says Philippe Bouchet, a Census scientist involved in WoRMS: "Describing species without a universal register in place is like ...
Takers in Biological Technology

Risky Business: New Survey Suggests Many Americans Live Dangerously, Even When They Say They Aren't 'Risk Takers'

... - 60 percent say they are not risk takers with their health, yet up to one-third of those skip critical hea...critical health screenings. Overall, 60 percent indicated they weren't risk takers with their health. Yet, 25 percent of those who think they play it safe adm...

Science Magazine Recognizes Monsanto as Top Employer

...en employers in the biotechnology industry, according to the recent 2007 Top Biotech and Pharma Employers survey conducted by Science magazine. Survey takers for Science recognized Monsanto as being an innovative leader in the industry and doing important, quality research. This is the first year Monsanto, ...

Doing the pharmaceutical tango

..., or about $5.8 billion U.S. dollars. You may remember earlier in the year that Serono had put itself on the market for a lofty price, but had few takers and had recently announced that it would go it alone. German Merck made an unsuccessful bid to acquire Schering AG and lost out to Bayer (Bayer acqu...

Is Beta the new Vapor?

...customers are warned that they are in the Web equivalent of a hard-hat zone. They enter at their own risk. Meanwhile, the site will exploit those risk takers to advance their company-building agenda. The word "beta" has become a Get Out of Jail Free card for developers who want to get to market and amas...

Rote education fails the Information Age

... a living wage. Even those jobs are getting shuffled around because of technology. A colleague pointed out that McDonald's has consolidated order takers for some restaurants into a call center in Denver. You may drive up to one in your neighborhood, but the person actually taking your order may be a th...
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