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US cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference

...owerhouse --- has been shortchanged by the lack of convention visitors," said Joseph D. Rosenblatt, M.D., associate director of clinical and translational research at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. "Worries about security and violence in the Middle East are among the factors that...

'Science of better' convenes operations researchers in Denver

...cheduled to be delivered. The General Chair of the convention is Prof. Manuel Laguna, University of Colorado Boulder, Leeds School of Business. Additional information about the conference is at http://www.informs.org/Conf/Denver2004 and http://www.informs.org/Press . Sponsors include, from the Denver area Co...

Physically fit children appear to do better in classroom, researchers say

...indings next spring in Chicago during the national convention of The American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. "There's a lot of basic research that needs to go on before we can determine what underlies achievement," Hillman said. Nonetheless, if scientists can demonstrate that incr...

Top honors for patient counseling awarded to UH student

...e American Pharmacists Association (APhA) national convention in Seattle March 29. Two years running as the local Houston winner, Edwards, a 2004 Pharm.D. candidate at the University of Houston, garnered a spot at nationals to prove that she is the best in patient counseling. Last year, she also placed among...

AIUM to host 2004 annual convention June 19-22, in Phoenix, Arizona

...or, Just Images, and film panel sessions. The 2004 convention will also feature scientific and commercial exhibi...o earn up to 32 AMA PRA category 1 CME credits (16 convention CME credits, 11 preconvention CME credits, and 5 Meet-the Professor CME credits). The JW Marriott De...

Acclaimed Carnegie Mellon psychologist honored for groundbreaking research

...at the American Psychological Association's annual convention in Hawaii. "It is a tremendous honor to receive this award. I have been fortunate in spending the last 30 years of my life doing work that I love and being paid for it. Being honored by my peers for having so much fun is more than anyone could expect...

Forest mapping from space supports Kyoto Protocol

...ol. Three workshops, known as TUBES, gathered the convention secretariats and the users of the TESEO projects in order to guide and consolidate the work of the projects, which finished at the end of 2002 with a demonstration of some prototype products and recommendations to ESA. On the basis of these results,...

The nature of the healing process using alternative means to conventional medical care

...pathic Physicians (AANP) kicks off its 18th annual convention at the Portland, OR Convention Center from August 13-16, 2003, which this year focuses on the status of research using botanical and nutritional therapies. Highlights of this year's presentations by include: Treating Antibiotic-Resistant Infectio...

Capturing airborne pathogens, breath tests for lung cancer

...eting pressroom will be located in room 330 of the convention center from June 1 through June 5. At the pressroom, reporters can obtain a registration badge granting complimentary admission to all meeting sessions, talks, and exhibits. Those interested in obtaining a badge should fill out the reply form at th...

NIDA sponsors Frontiers in Addiction Research at Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Orlando

...onal Drive, Orlando, Florida. A two-day NIDA mini convention Frontiers in Addiction Research will be held November 1 and 2, a symposium Neurobiology of Relapse will be held Tuesday, November 5, and a forum Minority Scholars: Research Accomplishments and Funding Opportunities at the National Institute on Drug A...

Experienced surgeon reduces complications from minimally invasive 'stomach staple' surgery

...he study was presented at the recently held annual convention of the American College of Surgeons in San Francisco. Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen, associate professor of surgery and chief, division of gastrointestinal surgery at UCI Medical Center, and his colleagues found that patients who underwent the surgery, known as...

Exercise may not lift spirits of women with eating disorders

...e at the American Psychological Association annual convention in Chicago. Gerlach, the principal researcher on the study, is a doctoral student in educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Espelage, the study's co-author, is a professor of educational psychology in the universi...

NIDA experts to discuss drug abuse, treatment, and prevention at APA Convention in Chicago

...ican Psychological Associations (APA) 110th annual convention being held in Chicago from August 22-25, 2002. Th...ted to attend. For more information, visit the APA convention press room in McCormick Place North Building-Level, Room NI36. For interviews with NIDA participants...

Hearing infants show preference for sign language over pantomime

...ill present her findings here Friday at the annual convention of the American Psychological Society. "Infants seem to be set up to pay attention to language at birth and we've seen they have a remarkable sensitivity to spoken language. This work is important because it broadens this bias to include an unfam...

Patients needlessly suffering from chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting

...ient care. Delegates attending the third biannual convention of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) heard for the first time results of a pan-European nurse survey, the aim of which was to identify unmet training and treatment needs in the management of CINV. The survey highlighted that after hair lo...

Air safety, election forecasting lead topics as operations researchers meet in Miami beach

... the Management Sciences (INFORMS) holds an annual convention in Miami Beach from Sunday, November 4 to Wednesday, November 7 at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resort. Operations researchers are little known but indispensable experts who use math and science to improve decision-making, management, and operations in a...

Interactive game could reduce heart attack deaths by teaching rapid response to symptoms

... attack, according to a paper being presented at a convention of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The paper, The Use of Virtual Worlds and Animated Personas to Improve Health Care Knowledge & Self-Care Behavior: The HEART-SENSE Game, is by Barry G. Silverman and Joh...

Cedars-Sinai pediatrician to receive award for his contributions to international child health

...ngthe ceremony. The American Academy of Pediatrics convention will be held Oct. 9through 13....

New Procedure Makes A Successful Transplant Possible

...the American Society of Transplant Surgeons annual convention inChicago on May 19 by Eugene Schweitzer, M.D. It is the first time the procedurehas been tried in combination with three new anti-rejection drugs. "These six patients had loved ones who were willing to give them a kidney, butbecause of their high P...

Holding Policy Is Cost-Effective Way To Further Protect Blood Plasma Supply From HIV And Other Infections

...rs to recipients. The paper isbeing presented at a convention of the Institute for Operations Research and theManagement Sciences (INFORMS®) in the Cincinnati Convention Center on Monday,May 3 at 1 PM. The paper is entitled, "Hold Everything! Holding policies for Protecting PlasmaSupplies." The authors are ...

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