Japanese Medical Society of America

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Welcome to the Japanese Medical Society of America. Please enjoy the informational video, and visit our website at www.jmsa.org

MWV32 - Healthy Pets, Healthy You

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Animal, human and environmental health are inexorably intertwined. Diseases are making the jump from animals to humans and vice-versa at an increasing pace. The emergence of animal borne diseases such as Avian flu, Ebola, and most recently H1N1 (swine flu), demonstrate the need for an integrated strategy across several scientific, medical and environmental fields for improved public health. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video, Dr. Mark Lutschaunig, director of the Governmental Relations...

Weinstock on Human Microbiome Project and Wortman on the HMP DACC at GSC8

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George Weinstock from Washington University School of Medicine talks about the Human Microbiome Project (HMP) followed briefly by Jennifer Wortman from the University of Maryland School of Medicine on the Data Analysis and Coordination Center (DACC) portal to the HMP at the Genomic Standards Consortium's 8th meeting at the DOE JGI in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Sept. 9, 2009.

Disease Associations With MGUS--Mayo Clinic study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

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Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar, Mayo Clinic hematologist, discusses the first systematic study (published in August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings available at http://tinyurl.com/lr55lc) to determine association of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS) with all diseases in 17,398 patients.

Dr. Gordon Dewald Discusses Mayo Clinic Proceedings Study (September 2009) on FISH to Visualize Genetic Abnormalities in Pancreatic Cancer Cells

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Dr. Gordon DeWald, professor emeritus in laboratory medicine and laboratory genetics at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of his study published in the September issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings (available at http://tinyurl.com/mcce2t ), with coauthors listed below plus Anne Wiktor and Gloria Petersen, on the use of FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization) to visualize genetic abnormalities characteristic of pancreatic cancer. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: www.mayoclinicproceedings.com

Barbara Yawn Discusses Mayo Clinic Proceedings (September 2009) Study on Health Care Use and Cost Burden of Herpes Zoster

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Dr. Barbara Yawn, Director of Research at Olmsted Medical Center, provides an overview of her study (http://tinyurl.com/mbnww3) on Health Care Utilization and the Cost Burden of Herpes Zoster, published in the September 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings (www.mayoclinicproceedings.com).