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Article ID: 2142

Fast Facts about Hepatitis A

Merck & Company

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that attacks the liver. It is the seventh most commonly reported infectious disease in the United States.

Released:
5-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 2141

Michigan State Spring Garden Tipsheet

Michigan State University

Precision research to make perennials bloom on command will revolutionize the way consumers by flowers in the spring, thanks to research at Michigan State University. This story and other ideas on the spring garden tip sheet.

Released:
5-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 2139

ATS News Tips from April Journals

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

The following stories appear in the American Thoracic Society (ATS) April Journals: 1- Some adults "outgrow" asthma; 2- A leukotriene antagonist effectively controls moderate-to-severe asthma; 3- Female asthma patients on oral contraceptives have less exacerbated asthma during the menstrual cycle. Embargoed: April 17, 1997, 6:00 p.m.

Released:
4-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 2138

Researcher Knows Exactly How Far the Crow Flies

Cornell University

A tree-top study of the common crow by a Cornell ornithologist who climbs more than 100 feet each spring to tag them is explaining an uncommon behavior in the avian world -- crows that forgo breeding for years to help their parent raise more siblings.

Released:
4-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 2137

PURDUE STUDY AIMS TO BOOST MRI CAPABILITIES

Purdue University

Biomedical researchers at Purdue University are using a one-of-a-kind test apparatus to obtain information that will enable developers of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to produce faster, more precise MRI scans. Findings from the study wil be reported April 16 at the annual meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance Medicine in Vancouver, British Columbia. Color photo available

Released:
4-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 2136

ASM Journals Tipsheet -- April 1997

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

Tip sheet April 1997 Journals of the American Society for Microbiology: April 1997 Donated Organs Should Be Tested for Amebae Which Came First: The Chicken or the Mouse? New Intranasal Vaccine for Influenza A Engineering on the (Cell) Surface

Released:
4-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 2135

Space Technology Transfer ValueAssessed by RFF

Resources for the Future (RFF)

As the launch date nears for the first commercial remote sensing satellite, Resources for the Future is helping the National Aeronautics and Space Administration find a reliable way to measure the economic return from its transfer of formerly-classified space technologies to the public and private sectors. Researchers are using methods that have been developed by RFF for the valuation of hard-to-measure assets, such as clean air or a national park.

Released:
4-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 2134

Vitamin E Supplements Safe and Effective

Blitz & Associates

Vitamin E supplements are safe, effective in preventing degenerative diseases and should be part of a healthy lifestyle, a leading supplier of natural vitamin E said today in response to confusing media reports on a new, but small laboratory study.

Released:
3-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 2133

New Scientist Press Release April 5, 1997

New Scientist

Press release of issue dated April 5 for New Scientist, the international science and technology weekly news magazine

Released:
3-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 2132

In these T Cells, HIV Does no Harm

Stanford University School of Medicine

Researchers have identified certain T cells that suppress the reproduction of HIV carried within them. AIDS

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3-Apr-1997 12:00 AM EST

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