Monthly Archives: December 2011

2008 AACR-Bardos Awards For Undergraduate Students Announced

To foster interest in cancer research careers among the next generation of young scientists, the AACR will provide an opportunity for 10 undergraduate students to experience the field first hand at its Annual Meeting 2008 through the AACR-Thomas J. Bardos … Continue reading

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AMSA Pharmfree Scorecard Grades U.S. Medical Schools On Conflict-Of-Interest Policies; Only 7 Receive An ‘A’

Most U.S. medical schools are failing to address conflicts of interest caused by pharmaceutical industry marketing. Only 21 of 150 medical schools surveyed by the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) have strong policies (those graded A or B), according to … Continue reading

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Abdominal Fat Indicates Severity of Metabolic Syndrome in Obese, Postmenopausal Women

New research shows that the presence of intra-abdominal fat can indicate the existence and severity of metabolic syndrome in obese, postmenopausal women. The findings, which will be published in the November issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, … Continue reading

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Angiogenesis Linked To Poor Survival In Patients With Rare Type Of Ovarian Cancer

Researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have found that increased angiogenesis, or blood vessel formation, and vascular endothelial growth factor expression are associated with poor survival in women with sex cord-stromal ovarian tumors. This data … Continue reading

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Brain Abnormalities That May Play Key Role In ADHD Revealed By Novel Imaging Technique

A study published in the online advance edition of The American Journal of Psychiatry for the first time reveals shape differences in the brains of children with ADHD, which could help pinpoint the specific neural circuits involved in the disorder. … Continue reading

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Building A Better Breakfast To Manage Weight

Breakfast alone may not be the solution to reducing obesity among American consumers, but some reformulation of morning selections could prove beneficial in the battle against the bulge according to the latest issue of Food Technology. Published monthly by the … Continue reading

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Atherotech To Exhibit VAP(R) Cholesterol Test At American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2008

Atherotech, Inc., a cardio-diagnostic company, today announced it will be exhibiting its VAP(R) Cholesterol Test in booth No. 2918 at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2008. The annual meeting takes place Nov. 8-12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention … Continue reading

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