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Canadian neurologist wins highest award as American Stroke Association honors five

...rican Heart Association at an awards breakfast and council election. This honor recognizes members of the association who have made major and independent contributions to cardiovascular and stroke research. Kontos is recognized for his research in the physiology and pathophysiology of the cerebral microcir...

HHS Secretary names UO researcher to national health advisory panel

...r, Judith Hibbard, to serve on a national advisory council aimed at improving the national health care system. The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (NACHRQ) improves the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care services for the public by providing advice and r...

MRC study reinforces effectiveness of spinal manipulation

...research is funded by the country's taxpayers. The council promotes medical and related science research with the aims of improving the health and quality of life of the general public. The MRC is independent in its choice of which research to support. "The costs of back pain and other musculoskeletal co...

Activism prompts teen smokers to cut back on cigarettes, Stanford study finds

...om medical and dental offices; and convincing city council members to decline campaign contributions from tobacco companies. The drug and alcohol prevention classes for the five other schools were adapted from a highly regarded curriculum that had proven effective among continuation students, Winkleby sai...

Council tax could be used to measure health status

...h suggests that those who pay the highest rates of council tax for their local services live longer. This is an important finding, as council tax valuation bands could become a useful measure of a person s socio-economic status, enabling poli...

International Congress of the Transplantation Society beginning Sunday

...ion Society from 1978 to 1980 and on the society's council since its founding in 1966 until his death last year. Also participating in the opening ceremonies will be the co- chairs of the congress, Camillo Ricordi, M.D., of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, and Do...

Small babies who gain weight too fast have higher BP as adults

...w, M.D., an epidemiologist at the medical research council environmental epidemiology unit at the University of Southampton, Southampton, UK. Researchers studied blood pressure in 346 British men and women whose size had been measured at birth and for the first 10 years of life. Participants were 21-24 year...

New grants program to help create healing environments in hospitals through art

...y hospital could collaborate with their local arts council to place an artist in an extended care unit to start a sculpture class or to organize rotating art exhibits. A hospice could create a healing garden where families may be refreshed and consoled. Patients and staff across the country value their f...

Health services and local authorities can work together to help prevent playground injuries

... the local area. They then liaised with the local council which made several changes to its largest playgrounds, in light of the injuries sustained. Changes included increasing the depth of bark in the play area and replacing monkey bars' (overhead horizontal ladders) with a rope climbing frame. Injuries i...

Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds

...advocacy by the National Institutesof Health for a council of health professionals, health care consumers andindustry officials is a step in the right direction, Anderson says. Such a groupwould examine and monitor the effectiveness of current federal blood policies. Anderson's future research plans ...

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