Investigators have discovered how a single molecular "on switch" triggers gene activity that might cause effects ranging from learning and memory capabilities to glucose production in the liver.
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More than half of U.S. heart and lung surgeons plan to retire in the next 10 to 13 years, and about one-third of residency positions for cardiothoracic surgeons have remained unfilled for the last three years.
Genes account for only 2.5 percent of DNA in the human genetic blueprint, yet diseases can result not only from mutant genes, but from mutations of other DNA that controls genes.
CompleWare Corporation, VIDA Diagnostics, University of Iowa plan to collaborate in providing software and services to manage radiological images, such as CT and MRI, for clinical drug trials.
Dallas County to request $500,000 to support local treatment programs to provde a comprehensive, efficent and effective response to the 'cheese' heroin epidemic in Dallas County.
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, local public health agencies and hospitals will participate in Missouri's New Madrid Earthquake Exercise and test their ability to respond in a rapid and coordinated manner.
Around 18,000 UK junior doctors will be disappointed this Friday when the first round of their flawed new application system closes. The BMA on 19 June, 2007 called for a more robust complaints and appeals process, and is advising its junior doctor members on their legal rights.
Soplus announced at the 2007 AAOS and EFORT the launch of its innovative power tool system, the SO+ Universal.
Four Clarian LifeLine Base Supervisors' trip to Oglebay Resort last month was a demanding Medical Transport Leadership Institute training designed to enhance their ability to make medical decisions, assume leadership responsibility, and network with industry leaders.
Undergraduates' Invention Emits Tone to Guide Doctors to Hidden Hardware
The vast majority of substance abuse treatment facilities are providing special programs tailored to such clients as adolescents, seniors, post-partum mothers and people with HIV/AIDS.
Patients can benefit from a new generation of endoscopes that enable physicians to provide an earlier and better diagnosis of diseases involving the bile duct.
Many age-related neurological diseases are associated with defective proteins accumulating in nerve cells, suggesting that the cell's normal disposal mechanisms are not operating correctly.
Researchers have uncovered a major secret in the mystery of how the DNA helix replicates itself time after time.
Physicians Endoscopy Center to introduce the technology as part of a new endoscope platform to help doctors diagnose diseases in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract.
Health Canada is advising consumers using certain lots of Fraxiparine (0.6 ml) and Fraxiparine Forte (0.8 ml) pre-filled glass syringes of a recall of the products.
Research consortium published a set of papers that promise to reshape our understanding of how the human genome functions.
Hylant Group announces the addition of a specialty Medical Risk Practice designed to serve companies within the healthcare industry, including hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities and life sciences organizations.
Council on Physician and Nurse Supply concluded calls for a new partnership between nursing and medicine to address the growing shortages of physicians and nurses and the rising complexity of care.
Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy have entered into a joint agreement with Oncology Physicians Resources to create a program for managing oncology medications, called OPRx.
American Society of Hand Therapists is celebrating Hand Therapy Awareness and Injury Prevention Week, the week of June 11-15, 2007.
MRI is one of the most powerful and widely employed diagnostic tools by physicians today.
Workers in the emergency room and 911 operators refused to help a women at Martin Luther King Junior-Harbor hospital leaving her to die of a perforated bowel.
Rockland County Department of Health will join 138 other local health departments that have achieved national recognition for readiness to face bio-terrorism events, new epidemics, natural disasters, and other public health emergencies.
Recent advances in systems biology, testing in cells and tissues, and related scientific fields offer the potential to fundamentally change the way chemicals are tested for risks they may pose to humans.
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