Tag: "book" at medical news
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
... He pointed out he has written a no-jargon book
[Chemistry Today andTomorrow] to "explain what chemists have done and intend to do," for example. Healso spurred a movement for all scientific societies to join as a single lobbyfor Congress. "There are 130 organizations now that are part of...
Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
...will gently rest flat against the breast much as a book
would if you werelying in bed." Data from microwave imaging will be inherently digital, with no film to developor scan. "After signal processing, the operator will see a three-dimensionalimage of the breast that can be rotated," Taflove said. "It wi...
Women With Cancer Want More Control
...ational Science Foundation, is documented in a new book
titled, WomenConfront Cancer: Making Medical Hist... new therapies," says Hess. "Theinterviews in this book
carry valuable lessons for the politics of breastcancer, cancer in general, and women's health issue...
Children Of The Great Depression By Glen H. Elder, Jr.
... thenation's supply of human capital. This book
was first published in 1974, and the present anniversaryedition proves that the study holds up remarkably well over a quarter of acentury. What was original then, and is still unfortunately uncommon today, isthe effort to link the particulars of indi...
Pediatric Tip Sheet
...ife. Dr. Klein is the author of arecently-released book
with a central theme of "family-centered care." The bookis intended to help parents become active members of the health-care team, evenin the neonatal intensive care unit. Young Patients Get State-Of-The-Art "TLC" In Cedars-Sinai's New PediatricEme...
New Book (And Web Site) Use 'Currency' Of Aging To Guide And Motivate Healthy Choices
A new book
that pulls together more than25,000 studies on hea...Age younger. We had struck motivational gold." The book
cites the example of Roizen's remarkably active 92-year-oldfather (RealAge 76), the ringleader of a ...
Analyze This: New Book Examines Shrinks On Screen
...tric treatment takes aturn "on the couch" in a new book
by Glen Gabbard, M.D. and Krin Gabbard, Ph.D. Psychiatry and the Cinema, by published by the American Psychiatric PublishingGroup, is a careful scrutiny of cinematic psychiatrist past and present. Throughan examination of physician and treatment cari...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Nursing Administrator Receives Nursing Excellence Award
... career, she has authorednumerous articles, books, book
chapters, videos and audio tapes. Serving as a volunteer on dozens of local, regional and national health boardsand committees requires a great deal of traveling and consumes considerableenergy, but improving the well-being of all members of society ...
New Book Says Cross-Train Your Brain To Increase Mental Function
...ence Katz and co-author Manning Rubin in their new book
KeepYour Brain Alive (1999, Workman Publishing Co....ial way. With these criteria, the book
divides its list of 83 neurobic exercisesinto six categories of daily routine: Starting a...
Tip Sheet: Think About Your Health In April
...eorge Kaplan who isauthor of a chapter of the 1997 book
titled, "Public Health and Aging." Howhealthy and...ercent increased risk of death. Thechapter in the book
is titled, "Behavioral, Social and Socioenvironmental Factors; Adding Years to Life and Life to Year...
Baby Talk: Parents Do Make A Difference, By Promoting Childhood Chatter, From Birth To Age 3
...r about this amazing process," Golinkoff says. The book
so clearly describes children's progress, in fact,...oing!'" Hirsh-Paseksays. "In this way, we hope the book
will turn mundane, everyday events intomagical moments" between caregivers and children. "We want ou...
USC Historian Sifts World's Oldest Printed Medical Books For Clues To Riddle Of Gender
...htenment Europeanmedical tradition, notably in his book
"Making Sex: Body and Gender from theGreeks to Fre...evensubjected to official standardization. Furth's book
traces the evolving formsthis medicine took between the Song and the Ming dynasties (down to 1665),e...
The Merck Manual Turns 100
...st 20 years," he said. "Yet thepremise behind the book
remains constant: To help clinicians achieve the ...tion in 1997of a consumer version of the reference book
titled The Merck Manual of MedicalInformation - Home Edition. It quickly became a national best sel...
New Book Looks At Those Who Examine Our Sex Lives
...or concernsAmericans have." Ericksen dedicated her book
"to the hundreds of men and women who undertooksur...tations oftheir work." Assisting Ericksen with the book
was Sally A. Steffen, who began working on theproject with Ericksen while a student at Temple's Law ...
From Houses Of Mercy To Temples Of Surgical Precision -- A New Book Explores The History Of Hospitals
...ven gifts of more compassionate caregiving. As the book
reaches the present day, Risse offers a chapter chronicling thesuperb skill, insight and persistence of the pioneers in the field of organtransplantation. He follows three young women as they prepare for and recoverfrom kidney transplants at the lead...
New book on osteoporosis covers preventing and treating 'The Aging Disease' in consumer language
...s and to lose severalinches in height. In a new book
that she authored, The Osteoporosis Book: A Guide ...revented. Organized as an educational guide, the book
includes a summary of key points atthe end of each chapter, profiles of typical patients to help rea...
Echinacea symposium presents new research on Chernobyl victims
...shed more than 100 research papersand has edited a book
on Echinacea. He's currently researching the qualityaspects of Echinacea preparations, constituents and pharmacological activity ofEchinacea species. The symposium is hosted by the American Herbal Products Association. Sponsorsinclude Nature's Way,...
Wanted: Holistic approach to cancer treatment
...e and complementary cancertherapies. In his recent book
Evaluating Alternative Cancer Therapies (Rutgers...humane future for cancer therapies. Hess' previous book
Women Confront Cancer: Making Medical History by ChoosingAlternative and Complementary Therapies (...
Healing the healer: The addicted physician
.... Luke's Medical Center in Chicagohave published a book
called "Healing the Healer: The Addicted Physician."...
New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of
...Edited by Julia J. Bartkowiak and Uma Narayan, the book
addresses topicssuch as the rights of unwed fathers, the nature of children's autonomy,children's rights to divorce their parents, parental rights with respect tomedical treatment and religious education of children, surrogate parenting,same-sex pare...
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