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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.
‘In other words, the function requires the presence of the specific fetal antigens. ‘In their studies of these animals, the scientists also found that pregnancy tolerance ‘develops actively as a result of pregnancy ‘Kahn says. ‘mice are not born with it. ‘Actually virgin mice showed no signs of these pregnancy – specific Treg cells. Conversely, the cells were in greater numbers in each of these mice that had given birth more male babies with the level of Treg cells found increases with the number of male births.’Die Epilepsien: SIE, Epilepsie und sterben NICE – Leitlinie ‘is also Einzelheiten and that any person who has a seizure should be possible, within two weeks to see a specialist doctor with training and experience in epilepsy.
Now they do. Nail down the details, the two scientists began to view the immune regulatory T cells in a strain of inbred mice genetically identical genetically identical – except for a seemingly small detail. – including – including male fetuses – wear surfaces a protein known as a minor transplantation antigen on their cells. Female mice lacking this antigen is. Continue reading →
Sarah Gehlert, Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and ethnic diversity, The Brown School, Washington University, the results of this study are unique in that they are theoretical longitudinal evidence of the benefits of offering psychological intervention in this study population, and a solid based is based. ‘We currently have few empirically supported psychosocial interventions for use in women with with breast cancer,’she said. ‘An intervention that would be an extension of the survival time is incredibly valuable FDA verkkosivuilla . It presents a new tool to improve the quality of life of women with breast cancer. ‘.
A fourfoldsplant Center Impacts Patient OutcomesFor patients in need of a liver transplant, their choice of a transplant center the first an appreciable difference in their results after a Mayo Clinic study of the American Transplant Congress in transition Presented May – 5 in San Diego. – ‘We have found significant differences between centers in patient outcomes in the first year after transplant,’says Ray Kim, one the lead investigators of the study. Previous studies have looked at outcomes of factors about the recipients and donors participating base, but no known previous study, the the transplant center has specialized treatment results. Continue reading →
Tristan Cogan, Research Fellow at the School of Veterinary Sciences, said: When we conducted our study, we investigated the properties of the view that a probiotic would to treat IBD is most important, it would have to be able to survive and grow. In the presence to reduce high concentrations of iron, and the inflammation We then found out how to test the bacteria, in order to see if it had these properties.. Iron in the intestine increased in inflammation, bleeding, stress and when people take iron supplements. Iron is essential for the growth of most types of bacteria, including pathogens, and its availability is limited, their growth.
In particular by reducing the toxicityLithium is the most effective treatment for bipolar disorder. However, their use because of the neurological side effects and for overdose for overdose-induced toxicity. Many of the positive effects of lithium by the inhibition of GSK-3 – mediated proteins, but if this is the underlying mechanism was not determined its negative effects. Continue reading →
The NanoKTN is encouraging the UK MNT facilities to more actively promote the work they do in order to secure additional funding and ensure that the UK is kept at the forefront of European nanotechnology innovations.. The NanoKTN will be presented at the two events in Europe and provides the UK MNT facilities and companies the opportunity to present their products and work on the NanoKTN state promote.
It may also be possible that the consequences of screening and adjuvant therapy, even greater than assumed assumed in the model of it .. Reader continues: . Both the events in Europe are of great importance in nanotechnology calendar and is a valuable opportunity for to promote the work of the NanoKTN to an international market , I encourage anyone with a desire to advance their organization get in touch . The micro-simulation computer model used by the researchers was used with both Dutch and international statistics on breast cancer incidence, survival and mortality, screening programs, including cancer rates by screening and those who were diagnosed between screenings detected, and the use and effectiveness of adjuvant breast cancer treatments. Continue reading →
The Australian Journal of Rural Health is a multidisciplinary journal, since its foundation since its founding year in 1993, the accumulation of knowledge about rural health in Australia has contributed. 1st is intended to establish a national and international reputation for the quality of their academic discourse and value to rural health care.
In his editorial about the cost of change in the country ‘, chairman of beyondblue: the national depression initiative – Jeff Kennett – said: Australia is very generous and good to natural disasters abroad , such as the recent tsunami, but also for are less able are less able and less willing to help within our own community who need assistance .
While the Prime Minister’s announcement of a $ 1900000000 from the Commonwealth over the next five years is good news, the rural and remote rural and remote area that it gets a fair share of this allotment and it is put to best use.
About Wiley-BlackwellWiley-Blackwell was formed in February 2007 as a result of the merger between Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Continue reading →
Visit the new student Health Insurance section atAbout AllHealth Insurance Services,AllHealth Insurance Services was established in 1995 as an independent, licensed health insurance agency offering traditional founded. In 2001 the company launched Health Insurance Finders. One of the first online health insurance resources.
Katie Lansley, a PhD student at the University of Sport and Health Sciences department and lead author of the study, said: ‘As you get older, or if you have conditions which affect your cardiovascular system, the amount of oxygen may keep you during exercise during exercise drops considerably which means that not for some people, even simple tasks like walking manageable.
AllHealth Insurance Services,study, publishedctive life with the help of beetroot juiceNew research into the health benefits of beetroot beats juice it is not only athletes who can benefit from its performance enhancing properties – its physiological effects the elderly or people with heart help or lung – conditions enjoy more active lives could. Continue reading →
About the American Psychiatric AssociationThe American Psychiatric Association is a national medical society, which specializes more than 38,000 physician members in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses including substance use disorders.
Food and Drug Administration hyperbaric oxygen therapy hyperbaric oxygen therapy for several ailments, including decompression sickness, carbon monoxide poisoning, Lyme disease and slow-healing wounds.
The history of artemisinin brings Indiana Jones makes up a story. In the early 1970s, Lai says, Chinese leader Mao Zedong issued an order anti-malarial anti-malarial treatment. At the same time discovered a farmer in central China, a 2,000 – year-old grave which coffins coffins. Continue reading →
The project is by NSBRI Smart Medical Systems and Technology led a team member John Crossin, is the combination of two existing technologies – the iRevive medical record software and the Lightweight Trauma Module monitoring and therapeutic care system. The easy – to-use, integrated LTM / iRevive system for the medical care for medical care astronauts during long duration space flights, especially since a quick return to Earth will not be possible. – The integrated system creates a medical record for vital sign readings and observational data, said Crossin, president of 10Blade, in Plymouth, Mass aciphex . and fuse, monitor and fuse patient care information with physiological patient data and optimize remote medical diagnosis, , intravenous fluid therapy and treatment options. .
A problem caregivers often face, menu, situations, is the lack of a standardized system for recording observations. The LTM / iRevive system addresses the challenge while the process is simple. The system has the Body Picker, a graphical representation of the human body that is divided into zones, Crossin said. The body picker zones always less than the user closer to the desired position, such as getting the second joint of a left index finger. Users use the option menu, to record the data if they do not wish to use the graphics option. . Continue reading →
Source: ReVision Optics,the chromosome.targets for melanoma therapiesTo see if one of the duplicated genes they found melanoma accelerated in zebrafish created Craig Ceol and Yariv Houvras, postdoctoral researchers in Zon lab, a handy genetic vehicle that MiniCoopR that 17 people performed Gene one – by-one in melanoma-prone zebrafish. The brute force to analyze more than 2,100 tumors in 3,000 – plus fish, the researchers found just one gene that accelerated melanoma. By screening 100 human melanoma cell lines, the team found that SETDB1 was upregulated in 70 % of the tumors.
By the drug.. In the second paper, Zon and 19 coauthors, including HHMI investigator Sean Morrison at the University of Michigan, examined the embryos of zebrafish, which have been genetically modified that vulnerable. To develop melanoma, the embryos appeared normal, but by analyzing their gene expression discovered Richard White, a postdoctoral researcher in Zon laboratory, a set of genes, 127 are in melanoma MIS expressed and which fish will get melanoma predict.
Biochemicial Extensive analysis showed that an enzyme SETDB1 regulates gene expression epigenetically modifying the DNA modifying the DNA-bearing structure of the chromatin in the chromosome. Continue reading →
New research released Thursday by the British Medical Journal shows that 80 percent of the 50 to 90 year olds are sexually active. And so? Cases of sexually transmitted diseases? More than doubled in this age group in the last 10 years. Just like we spend a lot of time counseling children, practicing safe sex, we need to do the same things for us and our parents, says Kerner.
Chairman of the ACOG Committee on Ethics. ‘Sex differences, the use of hormonal contraceptives or varying concentrations of hormones at different times in a woman’s menstrual cycle influence the effectiveness of medications. It is unrealistic to assume that a treatment will affect a woman in a certain way, just because it worked in a man a man What’s good for the goose is not always good for the gander. ‘.. Kerner is quick to point out that the 50+ age group one of the fastest growing demographic for online dating is. You would not? T even necessarily classify themselves as older, he says. Continue reading →
‘T-62, a new chemical entity, is an adenosine A1 allosteric enhancer that increases the effectiveness of the endogenous adenosine to treat neuropathic pain, the successful development of this product would be at a significant unmet medical need for more effective drugs this this serious disease. ‘.. King Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase II Clinical Study T-62 for the treatment of neuropathic painKing Pharmaceuticals announced today that the phase is initiated II clinical trial program to evaluate the efficacy and safety of T-62 oral tablet formulation of the investigational drug company to treat neuropathic pain.
– The time between abnormal mammography and biopsy is extremely stressful for the patient, regardless of the final diagnosis, said Judy Herstine, administrator of Women Cancer Services Magee. But as a result this new service are women whose mammograms suspicious get get full diagnosis on the same day ready, including a breast biopsy. .. Every year, HAP honors innovation, creativity and commitment to patient care of Pennsylvania hospitals and health systems through the HAP Achievement Awards, in 2008. Present and member hospital and system innovations and best practices in a variety of fields. Sixteen 100 entries 100 entries in 2008. Magee will award at a meeting of the Hospital Board of Directors on 14 awarded awarded.
Nationwide,mens Hospital Of UPMC receives Achievement Award From Hospital Association Of PennsylvaniaMagee – Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has been honored with an award for excellent operational performance of the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania . Continue reading →
###ReferenceRT Lie, AJ Wilcox, Taylor J, Gjessing HK, Saugstad OD, F and H Aabyholm Vindenes. Maternal smoking and cleft palates.long term renewal hair follicles contain bonafide multipotent stem cells – true with an animal model, a research team led by Yann Barrandon at EPFL and the CHUV led discovered that certain cells inside hair follicles which are multipotent stem cells may need to the many different cell types of the hair follicle growth and exchange. In an article in the third October advance online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show that this holoclones for long-term follicle renewal may be used. Yann Barrandon 41-21-693-94-91 Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne epfl.
But for cleft lip , there was an increased risk nearly two-fold when the mother more than 10 cigarettes per day and a 1.6 – fold increased risk is defined by passive smoking . The researchers estimate that 19 percent of cases of cleft lip in Norway may be in maternal smoking during the first trimester.. Four weeks after the birth, the mothers completed in both groups compared to a questionnaire on health and the environment. They were specifically asked about their smoking habits and exposure to passive smoking before pregnancy and during the first trimester. 42 percent of case mothers and 32 percent of control mothers said, and a 1.6they smoked in the first trimester. Continue reading →
These are not cases of vCJD in the UK, authorities say, because the man England England. The variant CJD in the Republic of Ireland originates.The only other case of vCJD in Ireland was a for a long time lived in England for a long time.Doctors took a biopsy of the man almonds make their make their diagnosis, said a hospital spokesman. – The spokesman added: ‘In the interest of patient confidentiality, additional information on the patient’s condition will not be issued, and we ask spinal cord and the patient and family to be respected during this difficult time. ‘.
A running parallel U.S. Phase III study, DiaPrevent in December 2013 in December 2013, and In addition, in summer 2012. In addition, the research consortium Type 1 Diabetes. Trialnet a Phase II trial with Diamy in the U.S. And Canada with similar design long-termexternally funded and researcher-initiated Phase II study with Diamy is underway with the aim of to prevent type 1 diabetes from developing countries with a high risk subjects. Continue reading →
Access to PSEN is free for members of the above societies and is designed for the surgeon to the material for them relevant search and add courses of interest to the My Learning Plan feature. The network provides CME courses, procedural videos, case reports and personalized self-assessment tools. The on-demand design PSEN means training can be accessed at any time and completed at any pace.
ASPS partnered with the following subspecialty societies, needs of all needs of all plastic surgeons:.. Each course of for NHS dentistry, UKis taken, the amount of dental practice for the NHS in operation continue to rise, according to new statistics released today.Significantly, the figures also show that as the new dental contract was introduced in the April, more services than were lost in rejected contracts recommissioned. – Health Minister Rosie Winterton said:.
Looking Network Provides Continued Learning for Plastic Surgeonsoffer in an effort to expand educational opportunities, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has recently launched the Plastic Surgery Education Network at psenetwork. Continue reading →
The study, ‘HIV Provider perspectives: the effects of stigma on substance abusers living with HIV in a rural area of the United States.’appears in the current issue of the journal AIDS patient Care and STDs. Is important is important for focusing the research on site erectyle dysfunction .
The investigators performed this study because some have suggested that equivocal findings, such as atypia due to insufficient due to insufficient sampling of the first prostate biopsy. The group retrospectively determined the risk of prostate cancer recurrence at patients with atypia diagnosed on saturation biopsy biopsy. Between 2001 and 2007, a total of 4,139 prostate biopsies in the Cleveland Clinic database, of which 1,068 were registered saturation. Of these, 57 had atypia on initial biopsy and underwent rebiopsy. Nineteen patients had atypia diagnosed on saturation biopsy and 38 diagnosed atypia with a conventional biopsy technique. Continue reading →