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December 26, 2002
World's largest scientific society announces subjects, dates for 2003 ACS ProSpectives Conferences
The American Chemical Society's 2003 ACS ProSpectives Conference series will concentrate on six areas of rapidly changing interdisciplinary research.

Stanford researchers study emerging treatment for chronic sinus infections
Conducted over 12 months beginning in November 2000, the study is the first to prospectively evaluate the effectiveness of nebulized antibiotics for the treatment of chronic sinusitis following surgery.

Molecular trigger defects for muscle growth & survival are genetic cause of human heart failure
Researchers at the UCSD School of Medicine have determined the molecular machinery that triggers normal cardiac muscle growth and survival, and have linked defects in this complex to an inherited form of human cardiomyopathy, a type of heart failure where an enlarged heart loses its ability to pump blood. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to