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Tue, 06 Jul 2004 05:00:00 GMTThe ability of acrylamide to cause cancer tumor-forming mutations in human and laboratory animal cells is based on the capacity of its primary metabolite, called glycidamide, to bind to DNA, City of Hope Cancer Center researchers report.
Fri, 02 Jul 2004 05:00:00 GMTFor the second consecutive year, City of Hope Cancer Center has been named as one of America's best cancer hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. City of Hope is one of only two Southern California hospitals in this year's ranking of cancer hospitals.
Mon, 21 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTJoseph F. D'Angelo, VP and director of the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, announced that Gina Badalato, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons (P&S), receives the prestigious 2004 J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Scientific Scholarship.
Fri, 11 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTAs part of a multi-year partnership between Univision and the March of Dimes, Univision Television Network will feature news segments and public service announcements on important maternal and infant health issues throughout the month of June.
Thu, 10 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTThe National Mental Health Association will recognize four young individuals for their efforts to educate their communities about mental illness and advocate for better policies and services.
Thu, 10 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTThe Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Comments on Report Issued by Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies.
Wed, 09 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTVertex Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has discovered two new classes of compounds that, in laboratory studies, partially restore the function of the defective cell membrane protein that is responsible for the progression of cystic fibrosis.
Wed, 09 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTFor children and teenagers with mental illnesses, the greatest risk may be to do nothing, NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) warned today, in releasing a report on "Children and Psychotropic Medications."
Wed, 09 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTThe rising obesity rate in the United States is a risk to the health of pregnant women and their babies, the March of Dimes said today.
Wed, 09 Jun 2004 05:00:00 GMTSome 35 neuromuscular disease experts, along with biotechnology and government representatives, will meet Friday and Saturday at the Westin La Paloma here to develop a large-scale network to test potential treatments in muscular dystrophy.