U.S. Experts Still Unsure of Allergy Relief by Mouth
Medicines in droplet or pill form aren't yet ready to replace injections, physicians say
THURSDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Even though orally delivered "sublingual immunotherapy" (SLIT) is used to treat allergies in a number of countries, there are unanswered questions about its eff...
Survey: Most People Unsure About Cloned Food
TROY, Mich., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey shows that more than
two-thirds of consumers are uncertain about the safety of cloned food after
the recent approval of the Food and Drug Administration.
According to the survey from Clear Seas Research, 77.8 percent of
respondents said they...
Consumer Reports Poll: Americans Demand Health Reform But Are Unsure About How to Achieve it
Health-care worries hit home, even among the most prosperous
YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey
published by Consumer Reports reveals a significant disconnect: Americans
overwhelmingly support reforms (82%) that would ensure that all uninsured
More Dairy, Calcium in Childhood Could Mean Longer Life
... Study beginning in 1930s suggests link, but experts unsure
MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- A 65-year-long study finds that people who took in lots of calcium and dairy products as children tend...
Chicago Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Offers Ultra-Thin, Futuristic Lumineers Dental Veneers to Brighten Smiles
...But Lumineers® can address many milder forms of tooth damage and discoloration, and they can last for up to 20 years or more. For patients who are unsure
about Lumineers®, The Dental Implant Associates can provide them with another innovative option: 3D imaging. With the LUMIsmile Digital Imaging sy...
Life after chemotherapy: Daily tasks, quality of life may be affected, MU researcher finds
...ng the treatments; previous research has shown decreases in cognitive functioning among cancer survivors following treatment. However, scientists were unsure
how these cognitive declines might affect daily tasks or quality of life when the treatments ceased. A new study at the University of Missouri reveals...
Bottle-Feeding Moms Ignored
...enough information on correct bottle-feeding techniques, which made it difficult to make decisions about whether they should bottle-feed and left them unsure
about proper feeding frequencies and quantities.
It was common for mothers to make mistakes in bottle-feeding preparation. Incorrect preparation can...
Assessment of Bone Growth Stimulator Is Mixed
...the study's finding "underscores why off-label use shouldn't be performed indiscriminately."
"We've increased the cost of this procedure, but we're unsure
of the effect of BMP in the long term," Fessler said.
BMP -- a protein that the body naturally makes that tells stem cells to form bone -- was appr...
JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces a Further Update of the Status of Its Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.
... classes of common shares to exchange them for JAG Media common shares prior to the scheduled closing date of the CardioGenics acquisition. If you are unsure
whether you own any of these recapitalized classes of common shares or believe you may have lost your stock certificate representing such shares, you ...
Bicycle Helmet Laws For Kids Effective But Not Yet the Norm
... of helmet laws in their communities and whether or not they would support new laws if none existed.
Forty-one percent of parents said they were unsure
about helmet use laws in their communities. Overall, 86 percent of respondents would support helmet laws for children in their communities.
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Surveyed Neurologists Anticipate That Less Than 30 Percent of Their Use of Emerging Oral Agents in Multiple Sclerosis Will be in the First Line
...ed Amanda Puffer, M.Sc., analyst at Decision Resources. "However, approximately half of the surveyed neurologists who are aware of these therapies are unsure
if they will prescribe them, most likely because of uncertainty about these agents' side-effect/safety profiles."
The new report entitled Treat...
Video: The Looming Crisis in Cancer Drug Development: 97% of Adult Cancer Patients Do Not Take Advantage of Clinical Trial Programs
...rticipating in clinical trials if they knew about them. -- In a survey of 6,000 cancer patients, 85 percent were either unaware or unsure
that participation in a clinical trial was an option. Seventy-five percent said they would have been willing to enroll had they know...
Researchers Use Poliovirus to Destroy Neuroblastoma Tumors in Mice
...bly through an enhancement of anti-tumor immune response,
say researchers. Since the poliovirus was gone from the system,
however, the researchers are unsure
of exactly how that immune
“This immunity against neuroblastoma acquired by the
animals is still something of a mystery, on...
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... The outcome for a child with congenital rubella depends on the severity of the ... if you have concerns about congenital rubella , if you are unsure
of your ... ... Update: Congenital Rubella . WILLIAM S. ... tations of congenital rubella are well known and are the ... between congenita...
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Carbon nanoparticles toxic to adult fruit flies but benign to young
... the dead flies revealed the carbon nanoparticles stuck to their bodies, covered their breathing holes, and coated their compound eyes. Scientists are unsure
whether any of these afflictions led directly to the flies' death.
A separate experiment showed adult flies transported carbon nanoparticles and th...
Climate change may spell demise of key salt marsh constituent
...l and regional extinction with the temperature increases expected to occur in New England over the next century," Bertness said.
The scientists are unsure
how other variables associated with climate change, such as sea-level rise, may affect pannes. Gedan said higher sea levels would help pannes, because...
Broecker: 'What we need are tougher measures against climate change'
... heat across the planet. If this happens, it could cause a drastic upheaval in the global climate. But Broecker is not one for alarmism: "We are still unsure
about the tipping points for these abrupt changes, so are in no position to make predictions".
Professor in the Earth and Environmental Sciences De...
Cantabrian cornice has experienced seven cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years
...ing to the study, there were four unstable cold periods, two more stable ones, and a temperate climatic period at the El Mirn cave. The scientists are unsure
about dating the seventh and last period ended, as this "could correspond with the Bronze Age, the Ice Age, or the start of agricultural expansion by ...
Locking parasites in host cell could be new way to fight malaria
..., shredding the dense meshwork of proteins comprising the host cell cytoskeleton and breaking the cell apart, causing cell death. But researchers were unsure
what proteins the parasites were using as tools to help them break through the walls of the cell.
To observe the behavior of P. falciparum parasit...
CSHL researchers pinpoint structure-building role for 2 non-coding RNAs
...r this interaction is related to paraspeckle structure remains to be worked out.
The function of ncRNA-built paraspeckles
Scientists are still unsure
about what paraspeckles do within cells. When they were discovered in 2002, it was believed they were involved in controlling gene activity "post-tran...
QSGI Integrates Fujitsu Mag EraSURE Data Degausser into its Suite of Information Technology Security Services
...ervices portfolio," said Peter Dempsey, president of SEM. "While most IT security managers understand the importance of proper data disposal, many are unsure
about the most effective approach and simply have no policies in place. The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE addresses this challenge by completely erasing magneti...
Biologists solve mystery of black wolves
...nt of a gene in dogs, known as the K locus, is responsible for black coat color and was transferred to wolves through mating.
The biologists are unsure
of when the black coat color was transferred from dogs to wolves, but they believe it was not a recent occurrence; the black coat could not have sprea...
Jumbo-sized discovery made in Malaysia
... elephants in Southeast Asia," said Dr. Melvin Gumal, Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society's conservation programs in Malaysia. "People were unsure
of how many elephants lived in the park before our survey, although there were good reasons to think that the population was substantial."
Scientists discover 21st century plague
..., such as B. elizabethae , which can cause endocarditis and B. grahamii , which was found to cause neuroretinitis in humans. Although scientists are unsure
about the main route of transmission, these infections are most likely to be spread by fleas. Ctenophthalmus nobilis , a flea that lives on bank vole...
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Cities unsure about voter registration software
Madison, Wis. - In a perfect world, an electronic voter registration database would help safeguard Wisconsin against the controversial dilemma that Florida faced after the 2000 presidential election, but implementation of such a database across the state has proved problematic and deployment rema...
Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight
...in some of the benefits for aviation moving to a new, cleaner, source of fuel. "In a poll within the industry, almost half of those surveyed were unsure
of the difference between first and second-generation biofuel supplies. Sixty percent don't realise that sustainable aviation biofuels are going to be...
Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges ISTO Technologies' Role in Developing Advanced Biologic Products for Bone Healing
Although spinal fusions and other orthopedic intervention methods are
routinely used to eliminate back pain, surgeons are still unsure
right choice in bone grafting materials. While autologous grafts have
traditionally been considered the "gold standard" in treatment, the pa...
Significant Reductions in Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Shown Using Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment in Those Aged 80 and Over
...rly Group at Imperial College London, said:
"Before our study, doctors were unsure
about whether very elderly people
with high blood pressure could see the sa...od pressure are not being treated for it at the moment, because
doctors are unsure
about whether or not treatment will help them. We hope
that following our s...
Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public
...als that scientists who have the most insight into a technology with enormous potential -- and that is already emerging in hundreds of products -- are unsure
what health and environmental problems might be posed by the technology.
Findings of the report, first published in the journal Nature Nanotechnol...
Are U.S. Tech Jobs in Jeopardy?
...ids for continued expenditures on technology investments, and creates new jobs.
The venture capital community is awash in money, but they are very unsure
of where to place new bets. Money must and will be invested, but where? New jobs are mostly created by startups, and not from the well-established co...
Madison bishop with stem-cell views elected to national ethics group
... new lines of embryonic stem cells. That's one of the aims of California's $3 billion in bond funding for the research. Wisconsin officials are so far unsure
whether the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, a public-private partnership to be built on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, will fall under...
Improve your networking skills by learning from other professionals
... what works and what doesn't work for them.
At the same time, share with them your networking techniques so they can also learn from you. If you're unsure
of some of your techniques, ask your colleagues for their opinions and whether they have a better way for you to perform some of these techniques.
Berbee puts people first to deliver high-quality technology
...hrough their Madison data center - they can simply call Berbee and have them perform upgrades.
"Why put myself at great risk with something we were unsure
of?" Giannantonio said. "It's prudent to go to people who know what they were doing and write a check every month."
Giannantonio said that Berbee h...
Early-stage executives hear from investors
...ady negotiated by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in Canada, Europe, Japan, and the United States.
The investment experts were a little unsure
as to the market need for the product, which is something that has to be firmly established. "Investors want to know: does it solve a critcal market n...