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Surge In Measles Cases Has English Health Experts Concerned
2013-05-21 15:12:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Health officials are concerned about the surge in measles over the years since controversial research emerged, linking the vaccine for the illness to autism. Public Health England (PHE) announced a few weeks ago that measles cases in England in the first three months of 2013 reached a staggering 587 by the end of March, following a record annual high of nearly 2,000 cases in 2012. According to PHE data, 94 percent of...

2013-05-15 23:34:22

Retina Specialty Institute is proud to welcome Shalesh Kaushal, M.D., Ph.D., to the Institute as a practitioner and researcher. Dr. Kaushal treats patients with all types of retinal diseases in the new office located at 6717 NW 11th Place, Suite C, Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Retina Specialty Institute is proud to welcome Shalesh Kaushal, M.D., Ph.D., to the Institute as a practitioner and researcher. Dr. Kaushal treats patients with all types of retinal...

2013-05-01 08:31:11

A Retired NFL Player, a Marine and a Former MDA Researcher Talk About Life with ALS TUCSON, Ariz., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National ALS Awareness Month begins today and the Muscular Dystrophy Association honors those living with the disease by featuring five unique online stories in MDA's "ALS: Anyone's Life Story®" series. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/DC93207LOGO ) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease,...

2013-04-19 16:08:49

Findings are 'much worse than we imagined,' researcher says In one of the most detailed studies of its kind, a team of Greek and U.S. researchers have vividly chronicled the harmful public health impacts of the economic austerity measures imposed on Greece's population in the wake of the global economic crisis. Writing in today's [Thursday, April 18] American Journal of Public Health, the researchers cite data showing the economic recession and subsequent austerity policies in Greece...

2013-03-31 23:02:50

Through research on the cause of Alzheimer's Disease, researcher, Barry Stanley, discovered a link to Learning Disabilities. His findings are detailed in his new eBook available through Kindle. Bracebridge, Ontario (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Is it possible that there is one central and significant cause to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), Learning Disabilities, Autism, and Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease? It would seem unlikely and unbelievable; however, researcher, Barry Stanley, discovered a...

2013-03-08 00:21:25

-In a revolutionary article published in the journal "Archives of Microbiology", a researcher from the University of Granada (Spain) provides an answer to an enigma that scientists have still not been able to solve -According to his theory, bacteria that are non-resistant to antibiotics acquire said resistance accidentally because they take up the DNA of others that are resistant, due to the stress to which they are subjected A University of Granada researcher has formulated a new...

2013-01-28 12:24:22

74-year-old Lung Disease Doctor Not Giving Up Now Even After 40 Years of Searching DENVER, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Marvin Schwarz isn't ready for retirement, though several years ago, he stepped down from his position as head of the Pulmonary Sciences Critical Care Medicine Division at the University of Colorado Medical Center. Schwarz, a 74-year-old pulmonologist and lung disease researcher hasn't found what he's been looking for despite more than 40 years of...

2013-01-23 11:12:57

-The new technique is based on a computing system designed by researchers at the Forensic Anthropology Laboratory of the University of Granada. -This system is based on free software and has a reliability of 95%. Researchers at the University of Granada, Spain, have designed a new computing system that determines the age and sex of a corpse with a reliability of 95%. This system is based on free software called Image and a free DICOM displayer called K-Pacs. This state-of-the-art system...

Cognitive Benefits Of Bilingualism For The Elderly
2013-01-10 11:06:40

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A recent study by researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine (UKCM) found that aging adults who grew up bilingual are able to maintain better “cognitive flexibility” and more efficient use of their brains than their monolingual peers. The study, recently featured in The Journal of Neuroscience, looked at seniors who have practiced speaking two languages since childhood. The...

2012-11-15 08:26:18

AMSTERDAM, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announces the winners of the Algerian Senior and Early Career Researcher Awards in Chemistry. The award ceremony was held on November 8 at the Sofitel in Algiers, Algeria. The awards, sponsored by Reaxys [http://www.reaxys.com ](R), are designed to highlight and reward two generations of...