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Hadassah works to improve the quality of life for all the people of Israel and to strengthen Jewish life in the United States. Hadassah is about people, about changing lives, about Tikkun Olam--making the world a better place. Hadassah focused on Health, Education, Youth and the Environment. Hadassah changes lives, one person at a time.
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Portland Chapter of Hadassah New Governing 2013 Board!!! Tamar Boussi, Beth Kaye, Shoshanna Lansberg, Suzanne Kent - Treasurer
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Sunday, December 15, 2013 10:00 - Noon PCH Office Machon Come join a dynamic group of women on Sunday of the month; to discuss, to schmooze, to laugh, to share, to explore their thoughts relating to topics in this upcoming session of Machon. We will be starting off with Israeli Literature and move into Human values in Jewish Literature."The Nimrod Flip-Out" by Etgar Keret - AnihuThis month's selection is not a novel; it is a collection of short stories. The title of the book, "The Nimrod Flip-Out," is the title of one of the stories. Many of stories seem to be totally disconnected from each other. Some have stated Keret is "the Amos Oz of his generation."The book can be located at Libraries and Amazon.

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Like other sedentary colonial marine organisms, corals may generate extremely broad structures change their morphology by growing new polyps through existing structures. Branched forms branched forms , there are two higher levels of the organization, the ‘branch’and ‘colony ‘. Despite the relative morphological simplicity of the individual modules can be branching corals can generate complex architectures at the colony level of organization.

Shaish L, Abelson A, Rinkevich B How Plastic Can be phenotypic plasticity? The Branching Coral Stylophora pistillata as a model system. PLoS ONE 2 : E644. Doi: 10.1371/journal.0000644 Click here. Continue reading

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Nock and Banaji work by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Milton Fund and the Talley Fund was Harvard University Harvard University.

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Reduce premature mortality in septic shock – External Cooling shows promiseAccording to a study by French researchers, is fever control via external cooling sedated in septic shock patients, and reduce premature death and vasopressor requirements. The study was published online ahead of print publication in the American Thoracic Society American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. – D rique Fri Schortgen, part of Henri Mondor Hospital in Cr, France and lead researcher the study, explains:.

The risks and benefits of fever in patients with severe sepsis remains controversial outside In our study. Was to achieve cooling to normothermia in patients with septic shock secure, accelerated hemodynamic stabilization, increased vasopressor requirements, increased the speed of shock reversal and decreased premature mortality. . Continue reading

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Treat With the availability of SmartPill, new doors for those patients with underdiagnosed motility disorders is opened , giving them transit time the opportunity to collect data and measure. In a way that has never been done before .. means FDA approval, GI professionals treat patients with treat patients with slow gastric emptying now a new alternative when it comes to the diagnosis of their patients, said Dr. Braden Kuo, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board SmartPill and lecturer at Harvard Medical School and Assistant in Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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. Some state officials immediately expressed displeasure with the Medicaid change bear rose by seven per cent to the expansion of the Medicaid is not as much sound, which is money, especially now that each state would difficulties come with, said Tony Keck, health policy consultant Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican. .

If data from the 2 studies were combined, the overall risk for probable dementia was significantly increased by 76 %. After exclusion of participants with certain baseline scores at or below the cut-off, suggesting early cognitive decline, risk for probable dementia an insignificant 77 % in the estrogen-alone trial and a significant 2.19 times increase in the pooled trials. Continue reading

About Barr Pharmaceuticals.

About Barr Pharmaceuticals,Barr Pharmaceuticals is a global specialty pharmaceutical company that 30 countries worldwide 30 countries worldwide and is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of generic and proprietary pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. A holding company, Barr operates through its principal subsidiaries: Barr Laboratories, Duramed Pharmaceuticals, and PLIVA dd and its subsidiaries. Such factors include more than 120 generic and 25 proprietary products in the U.S. And more than 550 products worldwide outside of the U.S.

In the search for a better extraction were a team of chemical engineers at the University of Bath and a specialist UK business, FSC Development Services Ltd, a small demonstrator unit in Bath to build and prove their viability by extracting artemisinin from Artemisia annua plants grown in different countries and regions. – The project also cleaning process of crude extracts in order to obtain material purchase good quality to the pharmaceutical industry for further processing into drug treatments is. Continue reading

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The MDU has advised hundreds of members on the telephone advice line in view of the evaluators of the work and at the last eight years, opened in 137 files the same period, with the MDU. 18 complaints to the GMC and 57 claims of expert witness work support.

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London Fog Kaiser Health News He’s a socialist! He ‘ll redistribute wealth! He wants to Grandma Grandma! That is, what the Republicans from President Barack Obama said in 2009 as he tried health care reform bill health care reform bill law. Now they are saying it about Donald Berwick, the man Obama appointed contribute to the work work .

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It’s a bit like measuring how loud a stereo by how long how long it takes to adjust the volume down. The cell counts down the signal, and then translates the time instructions to direct the growth of many different types of nerve cells, the spinal cord. Briscoe explains, taken build.. ” The cells appear the strength of a the strength of a chemical signal in time. The stronger the signal, received and and less sensitive to the signal molecule, the cell is.

Variation in the strength of a signal is critical in the control of an embryonic cell development. The team used cells from chicken embryos to study how nerve tissue develops. It monitors the effects of different concentrations of a signaling molecule called SHH, SHH create various different types of nerve cells in the spinal cord. Continue reading

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Lower maternal education and younger maternal age was also with the high biomarker scores connected would not connected Koren ‘This is a consistent finding, he said, ‘Prevalence of drinking during pregnancy correlates with lower socioeconomic status and maternal education. ‘.

This was the first time fetal maternal alcohol in seven cities in the Italian peninsula was measured, said Pichini We found a prevalence of 7.9 %, Italian newborns prenatally exposed to maternal alcohol. With a great variability in the prevalence of fetal exposure in various Italian cities. Of zero % in Verona in the Northeast to 29.4 % in the capital In any case, in this exposure is underestimated or misinformed. . Continue reading

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The antidepressant Fluoxetine can also be used. Patients with a severe clinical course of a difficult family background or suicidal tendencies may be admitted to a hospital.. It is believed that depression are up to 3.5 percent of children and 9 percent of young people in developed countries. In particular, increases the risk of depression at the age of 12 years. In a third of minors, the depressive symptoms subside within three months. However, in 80 percent of cases, symptoms may reappear and become chronic. Mehler – Wex and K? I emphasize that psychotherapy and psychosocial therapy is needed most.

Voiding treatmenturinary incontinence and micturition in children is widespread. While these issues can significantly affect quality of life, children are also at increased risk of urinary tract infections , urgency and constipation issues later in life. In two articles on pediatric voiding dysfunction to Pamela Ellsworth and Anthony Caldamone present techniques to evaluate and manage pediatric patients with these issues. Continue reading

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Under-insurance Of Health Care Reform, USAThe American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has long been an advocate of comprehensive healthcare reform and this week ‘s production is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care for America Act extends health insurance coverage to an additional 32 million Americans. ‘OB-GYNs see first-hand the devastating impact that the lack of health insurance or under-insurance to our patients,’said ACOG President Gerald F.

We need diagnostics. We need better drugs ‘(Reuters Health.. Although the HIV / AIDS pandemic in an increased number of cases of tuberculosis worldwide leading more and more people are dying from AIDS-related causes because of TB are the governments not adequately addressing the interaction between the two diseases, according to a report on Tuesday by the Public Health Watch project of the Open Society Institute, Reuters Health reports the report. Continue reading