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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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DATE OF EVENT
TYPE OF EVENT
Board Meeting - ALL MEMBERS INVITED TO ATTEND
at the Portland Chapter of Hadassah office
3570 SW Troy St
Portland OR 97239
Sunday, December 15, 2013
10:00 - Noon
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.
Kahn said he is thankful for quick action taken by all in order to save his life and put it back together. I think that’s why taken taken by the possibilities of this study, he said. If the technology is to make available and we can improve it in a way that doctors and others could provide an even better understanding of the accident site and in return, the health service for people like me to use, then do let us. .
) to the joint venture for a total purchase price of? 24 million (U.S. $ 39 million after approval of this agreement by the PRC authorities, GSK will be the sole owner of GSKNB.. When a crash occurs, DOT will alert SUNY Upstate researchers and refer them to a specific camera to see the crash. Once the image on the computer, researchers can use the recording of the images and type the DOT staff with instructions on whether to zoom or pan the camera. ‘We think the images in real time images in real time from the accident site to determine the extent of the damage and the response of paramedics to see us with a wealth of information to help us better deal with providing the victim should be able, if they emergency emergency ‘good example of McCabe, Professor and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine at SUNY Upstate. Continue reading →
Commissioning is patchy, rarely a coordinated falls and fracture strategy: – Important public health information on fractures insufficient or not sorted – report only 39 percent of commissioning trusts is compliant with the NICE technology assessment for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures. This figure is in contrast to the results of the 2007/8 Healthcare Commission annual health check on NHS Trusts, where the great majority of PCOs in England reflected in conformity, as in Core Standard 5a himself reported. This public insurance on fracture prevention services turns out to be misleading, since only 24 percent PCOs local bone health prescribing have been tested and only 9 know their local fracture rates..
Robin Burgess, Chief Executive of HQIP, said: This test is really underlines the need to deficits in the aftercare of patients who have fallen and broken bones offered address A fall can have serious consequences for both the physical and have mental. Well-being of older persons and the access to the right care and both both rehabilitation and prevent recurring cases. As with many HQIP national clinical trials, implementation of practice changes identified means that patients can continue to lead active and fulfilling life after a fall order. .
Nick Rijke, the National Osteoporosis Society, Public and External Affairs, said:’The incredible number of people suffer fractures is not a mere statistical breaks have a profound impact on quality of life greatly diminishing mobility and independence 80th guides than experience than experience the reduced quality of life and subsequent admission to a nursing home a serious a serious hip fracture. Continue reading →
For more information about this study can be found here. Every two years, TMA an online survey of Texas physicians to identify new issues, to follow the effects of practice and economic changes, and assess physician priorities and concerns. This online survey was randomly to 10,000 physicians across the state sent with 849 completing it sildenafil citrate 100mg . Of the 100 women, 16 developed postpartum depression symptoms during follow-up visits three-quarters of these women, the study concludes could were identified in the middle of the pregnancy hormone levels on based. Continue reading →
Assistant Minister for Public Health James Gesami said that about 18 million ITNs have been distributed, leading to a 44 – % decline in malaria mortality cases of children who younger than five years old. The campaign is sponsored by Population Services International in collaboration with the Government, WHO and other medical research organizations .
The U.S. ArmyMalaria Campaign, PBS ‘ NewsHour Airs Segment on drug resistance in CambodiaDuring the show, de Sam Lazaro interviews Mark Fukuda of the U.S. Army, a study of the drug – resistance in Cambodia co – author. The show also looks at how resistant malaria parasite spread discussed discussed efforts Cambodia crack down on the sale of counterfeit medicines. It includes an interview with Michael O’Leary, chief of the WHO Cambodia office . Continue reading →
Calcium Supplements, Too Much Of A Good Thing?Negative health effects associated too much supplemental calcium are on the rise, is for a comment in an upcoming issue of the the Journal of the American Society Nephrology . The incidence of the so-called milk-alkali or calcium-alkali syndrome is growing in large part because of the widespread use of over-the-counter calcium and vitamin D supplements.
With a cell culture, the team exploring postdoc David Steger, passed genes in fat -cell development and function for chromatin changes with the start of with the onset of mature fat – cell formation involved. They found chromatin changes near a gene encoding for the master regulator of differentiation, PPAR-gamma, the. Also an aim of antidiabetic. Continue reading →
2) for media inquiries only ring Brad Smythe contact on 020 7210 5301, for all other inquiries 020 7210 4850thAbraham’s children in the genome erato offer n efforts to a detailed genetic map of the major Jewish populations, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and New York University School of Medicine, state-of – the-art genetic used analysis of Jews from different regions of the world to follow.
But as the years went by, was the Jewish population scattered many parts of the world and now have large Jewish population. Is harder to ‘s harder to keep track as a group. – As lead author Gil Atzmon, an assistant professor of medicine and genetics at Einstein, adds: ‘With this established, we will be able easily identify the genes associated with complex diseases such as diabetes, multiple variants across the genome to be determined. To be determined. Joined Armed with this information, we to treat to treat patients. ‘.
‘walk-in centers give people more convenient access to a wider range of services and that is why we committed to increasing the number of centers across the country. ‘.. Studies have shown conditions like Crohn’s disease, have Gaucher disease, Tay-Sachs, colon and breast cancer is now a direct consequence of mutant genes within this Jewish population and that these conditions are unusually common among Ashkenazi Jews – Jews, the ancestors of Eastern and Central Europe. Continue reading →
The full text the full text of the article here. Sources:. American Heart Association press releaseWritten by: Catharine Paddock.
Pain in the chest.. Are used drug-eluting or bare-metal stents to restore blood flow to the heart, where no arterial blockage. Studies have shown that long-term cocaine users with stents placed a tendency to void if regular medication needed to drug-eluting stents to stop getting blocked, and that’s that the statement is such patients is recommended to clean metal those only be fitted.
When a catheterization laboratory is not available, a doctor may give a patient had to have a heart attack instead of a clot busting drug appears. However, if the patient is a recent cocaine users also creates the risk of bleeding in the brain induced by the higher blood pressure by the cocaine. Continue reading →
The study included 460 men and women with PAD. Researchers examined whether higher physical activity are associated with lower mortality in patients with PAD.
Medi Secure April 2009. April 2009. Primary care physicians, specialists and pharmacists want more information should visit the website also contains a useful demonstration of ETP exchange. Continue reading →
To World AIDS Day and highlight support for people living with HIV, through the whole of December: – Wearing a red ribbon and sell them to friends, Family and work colleagues for the benefit of THT – donations THT Online – campaigning for the rights of people with HIV.
Told all participants that the course was very helpful and that they recommend online learning as a way to improve infection control capabilities says Professor Lynda Atack from the School of Health Studies at Centennial College in Ontario.
‘Get Involved these brilliant love can continue the growing number of people who are affected by HIV each year in the UK. It’s really easy to participate. You have to do is, at Terrence Higgins Trust website to get your free box small red ribbons received. Continue reading →
.. This FDA approval is a welcome new option in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer is, said Howard Scher, As a doctor Genitourinary Oncology Service, Sidney Kimmel Center for Urologic and Prostate Cancer at Memorial Sloan – Kettering and the co-lead investigators for the Phase 3 clinical trial. As a doctor, I have the efficacy and safety profile of abiraterone acetate, and believing the oral, once-daily formulation, will contribute to the important need for additional therapeutic choices for men living with this devastating disease. – In a Phase 3 study, treatment with ZYTIGA plus prednisone a significant increase in median survival compared to placebo plus prednisone showed, said Professor Johann S.
Results of the randomized phase 3, placebo-controlled, multicenter study showed, vsat at pre-specified interim analysis, treatment with ZYTIGA in combination with prednisone in a 35 % reduction in the risk of death = 0.646, 95 % CI: 0. Continue reading →
Buyer Representation initiative would also $ 2000000000 to the veterans Administration in the next two years in order once the VA loan guarantee for veteran-owned small businesses cipla . It also proposes an additional $ 375 million EUR for training and placement programs for veterans, especially homeless female veterans. MOPH feels this initiative could not be better timed or more deserved. This years year, the MOPH joined the VA in implementing a new program to locate and assist homeless veterans access to the benefits they earned while serving in the defense of their country. According to Roy, We are proud that through the MOPH Service Program, we would currently recommend to all veterans their right to benefits and we are actively support Veterans by hosting job fairs, conducting training and employment services, however we can not do everything. And Rep. Buyer’s proposal is for increase funding for these programs in the VA a long way towards reward our veterans for the sacrifices they have made .
A solution to this problem, make sure that the mother is the control of the dietary environment of the child, said Dr. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, since it is likely that the mother the same genetic makeup as a child in the womb and will more than likely is eating the types of junk food, an obese ensured ensured, . Continue reading →
Were the first to Cancer Neuroblastoma causes is foundAfter detecting ALK mutations in familial neuroblastoma, the researchers then concentrated on the more common sporadic cases of neuroblastoma, and found that ALK mutations in 12 % of the 194 tumor samples occurred by the aggressive, high-risk form of the disease.
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Monitors One of ten national laboratories and funded the Office of Science the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy , Brookhaven National Laboratory performs research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences , as well as in energy technologies and national security.. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities to the university, industry and government researchers. Brookhaven is operated and managed for DOE’s Office of Science to Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited liability company by Stony Brook University, the largest academic user of Laboratory facilities, and Battelle, a nonprofit, applied science and technology organization founded. Continue reading →
In order to assess the effects of oxytocin on the function of the brain, performed Gordon and her team a first-of – its-kind, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in the children and adolescents in. Ages 7 to 18 with ASD the team members gave the children a single dose of oxytocin in nasal spray and used functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain its effect.
Examples include sexual innuendos and word play and references to sexual acts.. Gordon said that while a lot of progress in the area of autism research has been made, there remain few effective treatments and no one has the right to the heart of the social dysfunction. Oxytocin attention recently for their commitment in the regulation of social skills due to his role in many aspects of social behavior and cognition obtained in humans and other species.
In order to gather data for their research in the journal Gender & Society, Lerum worked at three restaurants, the food and drinks on a 14 – month period. Continue reading →
The team data from 13 adult participants who are asked between pairs of monetary.’playful ‘, defined the ‘safe ‘, ‘risky ‘or ‘unclear ‘were collected choose. For risky decisions, the subjects were told the to win the games of chance, but for the ambiguous possibilities, subjects were not. Playful,ticipants were treated with a cash payment depends on whether they rewarded her playful won basis.
The letter from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration says: ‘We believe that these measures are a starting point that exposed flaws in the reporting and the need for improved services for our beneficiaries ‘(Gentry Levine said Health News Florida.. The study appears in the 2nd March 2006 issue of Neuron. The research was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health economic decision-makingeurological Disorders and Stroke and Duke supported. Continue reading →
Institute, saidl,’prion-like proteins Boost Immune Response – a person’s ability to fight viruses at the cellular level remarkably resembles the way deadly pathogen called prions misfold and cluster native proteins to disease, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers cause report. – This study marks the first discovery of the so-called ‘good ‘prion-like proteins in human cells , and the first to find such proteins recognize immunity recognizes the way the body reacts to threats by viruses or other external agents, said Dr. Zhijian ‘James ‘Chen, professor of molecular biology and senior author of of the study, the fifth in the August print issue of the journal Cell. – ‘An understanding of how cells maintain can good prion-like proteins called MAVS[ mitochondrial antiviral signaling] protein help us to understand how some prions make bad,’Dr.
‘ ‘Carlos Slim makes a visionary commitment to public health in the Americas region in two ways,’said Dr. CEO and president of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. ‘First, to the knowledge that progress in public health on a foundation of scientific understanding of the genetic basis of disease can be established. Secondly, recognizing the intensification of scientific relations between the U.S. And Mexico can great benefits for both countries. We are looking forward make common cause make common cause with our colleagues in Mexico ‘. To ensure benefit benefit the science and the population in general, the main beneficiary of its findings be the National Institute for Genomic Medicine.
The Mavs ‘ prion-like mechanism does not indicate the out – of-control replication are seen in disease-causing prions, said Dr. Continue reading →