Computer modeling shows strategies to rein in epidemics need to be retooled for rural populations
An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks.
A group of Kansas State University engineers is finding that a truly disastrous epid...
Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations, Say K-State Engineers Using Computers to Model Disease Outbreaks in Rural Areas
MANHATTAN, Kan., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An infectious disease striking a large city may seem like a disastrous scenario -- millions of people sharing apartment buildings, crammed on buses and trains and brushing past one another on crowded sidewalks.
A group of Kansas State Unive...
Runaway Health Care Costs: 12 Ways You Can Rein Them in, from the Harvard Health Letter
The editors of the Harvard Health Letter , in consultation with the doctors on its editorial board, propose 12 ways you can help curb health care spending, saving society--and perhaps yourself--some money
Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 5, 2009 -- Economists agree that Americ...
Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up
... a new analysis that shows why the country needs a robust national public health insurance plan with the leverage to compete against private insurers, rein
in costs and make health care affordable for all.
Hacker's paper argues that, during the crucial start-up period, the public health insurance p...
St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County Partners With Aegis Health Group to Bring Health-Management Program to Area Employers
...ove the health of their workforce.
"Employers are looking for ways to offer effective health-management programs to their employees as a way to rein
in escalating healthcare costs, and hospitals are trusted health resources for their communities," said Henry Ross, chief executive officer of Aegis H...
Health care leaders say need for reform is urgent
"These results show that leaders from all the key stakeholder groups agree: comprehensive health care reform is urgently needed, to rein
in costs and ensure that all Americans have access to affordable quality care," said Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis. "Leaders also agree that...
Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines
...of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Anne Schuchat, MD. "Adult immunization saves lives, prevents illness and will help us rein
in the cost of healthcare by keeping the nation healthy."
NFID's medical director, Susan J. Rehm, MD, vice chair of the Department of Infect...
Actuaries: Health Care Reform Must Address Costs
...ngham said. "If health spending continues to grow at the projected pace, health insurance premiums will continue to increase as well. Thus efforts to rein
in health insurance premiums will be negated if rising health spending drives premiums to their original levels within a few years and even higher the...
U.S. African Chamber Of Commerce Congratulates U.S. on New Surgeon General, May Improve Health Care for Middle Income Families
...ouse ceremony yesterday, restated his support for winning passage this year of legislation to cover the estimated 46 million uninsured in the U.S. and rein
in medical costs. Benjamin, whose nomination needs Senate approval, will be a crucial voice in the debate, he said." James Rohack, president of ...
Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys
...he animals in the study were enrolled as adults at ages ranging from 7 to 14 years. Today, 33 animals remain in the study. Of those, 13 are given free rein
at the dinner table, and 20 are on a calorie-restricted diet. Rhesus macaques have an average life span of about 27 years in captivity. The oldest ani...
Researchers rein in regulatory RNAs
A team of scientists led by Dr. Kuniya Abe from the RIKEN BioResource Center in Japan has performed one of the most comprehensive genome-wide experimental analyses of sense-antisense transcripts to date. Their findings are published in the April issue of the journal Genome Research.
BioScience tip sheet, September 2008
...dding light on the evolution of sociality.
Walking the Line between Lab and Computation: The "Moist" Zone. Bart Penders, Klasien Horstman, and rein
Philosophically-based differences between styles of research in different scientific communities result in practical problems in daily coopera...
Manchester scientists create new bio-gel for 3D cell culture
In their paper, 'Nanostructured Hydrogels for Three-Dimensional Cell Culture Through Self-Assembly of Fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl-Dipeptides', Dr rein
Ulijn and collaborators describe how the gel is created through a process of self-assembly.
Dr Ulijn said: "We have used combinations of modified d...
Marinus Pharmaceuticals Adds Two Life Sciences Veterans to its Board of Directors
...e F. Horner III of Sofinnova Ventures and Harry T. rein
of Foundation Medical Partners to its Board of Dir...rtners, also joins the Marinus board of directors. rein
brings almost 30 years of executive experience to ... at Marinus. Prior to Foundation Medical Partners, rein
was principal founder of Canaan Partners and serve...
Totoku Europe Chooses Matrox Xenia(TM) Series to Drive Medical Monitors
... resolution, high luminance, and ultra-crisp
images. Medical professionals will have the opportunity to see Totoku+Xenia
solutions at MEDICA'08 in the rein
MeDiSol / Totoku booth (Hall 15, #32)
"We are pleased to offer Xenia Series with Totoku displays to our
partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa,"...
UW language faculty create multimedia training tool
... of recordings of gestures, speeches and cultural facts, helping them develop questions that have one or more possible answers.
Educators have free rein
to customize the lesson. "The clips can be anything excerpts from films, TV shows, or video-based material in the language being studied that the ins...