Skin Cancer and the Evolution of Skin Color

submitted by: MarkShriver

Morehouse College Student, Jeremey Ezell, discussed the relationship between skin cancer risk and skin color with reference to evolution.

Genes, cancer and the lymphatic system

submitted by: MarkShriver

Current Yale University Graduate Student and Morehouse College alumnus, Dennis Jones discusses some of his research on the BMX gene in a mouse model of cancer progression.

PharmGenEd™ Principles and Concepts of Pharmacogenomics

submitted by: KuoOffice

The presentation is divided into several sections as outlined by the powerpoint slide. In this module we will include the basic concepts of pharmacogenomics, ethical, legal, social issues, and a brief introduction of the PharmGenEd program.

Funny Catheter Recycle Video

submitted by: colonialmed

With help from Trisolt Video Productions. We created a video to help payer sources, caregivers, and Healthcare Profesionals relate to the concept of not recycling Intermttent Catheters. Take a look and let us know what you think. If you would like to learn more about our Service Plus Program. Please call 800-747-0246 or visit www.colonialmed.com

Dietary protein and bone health: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

submitted by: adarling
BACKGROUND: There has been a resurgence of interest in the controversial relation between dietary protein and bone health. OBJECTIVE: This article reports on the first systematic review and meta-analysis of the relation between protein and bone health in healthy human adults. DESIGN: The MEDLINE (January 1966 to September 2007) and EMBASE (1974 to July 2008) databases were electronically searched for all relevant studies of healthy adults; studies of calcium excretion or calcium balance were...
Authors: Al Darling, Dj Millward, Dt Torgerson, Ce Hewitt, Sa Lanham-new

PharmGenEd: Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics

submitted by: KuoOffice
We will review the use of pharmacogenomic tests in five therapeutic areas. Infectious disease Oncology Anticoagulation Psychiatry Neurology Within each therapeutic area, we will include the following: The gene or allele of interest The functional effect of the gene or allele The prevalence of the relevant alleles in various populations The available genomic tests A summary of the most significant clinical data available to date, regarding Drug dosing and selection Drug efficacy...