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UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
... of American society, and many say the hallmark of medicine
as well is public service," said Dr. Adam O. Goldstein, associate professor of family medicine
at the UNC School of Medicine. "We undertook a study of what our colleagues in North Carolina did be...
UIC professor receives international humanitarian award
...ofessor emeritus of environmental and occupational medicine
at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, has received the Albert Schweitzer Golden Grand Medal for Humanitarianism. The award, given by the Albert Schweitzer World Academy of Medicine, honors Epstein for his "longstanding and...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
... of assault cases presenting to the only emergency medicine
department in Cardiff between May 1995 and April 2002. The emergency medicine
facility is about a mile from the national stadium. During this time, 106 home and away matches took...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...n this country," says Carlos del Rio, professor of medicine
at Emory University School of Medicine, chief of m...diseases at The Miriam Hospital and a professor of medicine
at Brown Medical School. The researchers recommend that routine testing be covered by private medica...
Patients newly diagnosed with HIV are more likely to enter outpatient care with case management
...dy in care," said Carlos del Rio, MD, professor of medicine
at Emory University School of Medicine, chief of medical services at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital and principal investigator for the Atlanta study site. "This is the first trial to compare head to head the typical passive referral with a time-l...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...alth Care Outcomes While the discipline of family medicine
has always been predicated on a core assumption that interpersonal continuity of care the ongoing relationship between an individual doctor and patient is important, individual studies measuring its impact on health care outcomes and cost have yiel...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...nt," said Charles P. Friedman, Ph.D., professor of medicine
at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine...dical students, 72 second- and third-year internal medicine
residents and 72 general internists with faculty appointments and at least two years of post-residen...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...ticles relevant to the topic of professionalism in medicine
and/or professional ethics. The Archives of Internal Medicine is one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Several years ago, a study conducted by a group at Vanderbilt University demonstrated that unsolicited complaints about physicians correlated with ph...
Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study
...cal centers," said Dr. Robin Larson, instructor in medicine
at DMS and lead author of the study. The study, p...author Dr. Steven Woloshin, associate professor of medicine
and of community and family medicine
and a member of Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at ...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D., research instructor in medicine
in the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science. Fontana and colleagues studied 18 strict raw food vegans ages of 33 to 85. All ate a diet that not only lacked animal products but also included only raw foods such as a wide variety of vegetable...
Fat may promote inflammation, new study suggests
... said Tongjian You, Ph.D., instructor in geriatric medicine
at Wake Forest Baptist and lead author. "While we ...to insulin. The research is based on a new idea in medicine
that fat is an "organ" that produces proteins and hormones that affect metabolism and health. The ...
Acupuncture found to lower elevations in blood pressure
...y. Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old form of Chinese medicine
that involves inserting needles at specific points on the body to help cure disease or relieve pain. In previous studies, Longhurst and his UCI colleagues have identified at the cellular and molecular level how acupuncture excites brain cells to rele...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...r and cardiologist Joshua Hare, M.D., professor of medicine
at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and its Heart Institute. "Current approaches to cardiovascular disease can prevent heart attack or alleviate its after-effects, but they have not included repair of damage that leaves sizably dead ...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...77 as a mechanism to judge controversial topics in medicine
and public health in an unbiased, impartial manner. NIH has conducted 119 consensus development conferences, and 24 state-of-the-science (formerly "technology assessment") conferences, addressing a wide range of issues. Among the evidence considered ...
UW research shows risk factors for relapse among health care professionals who abuse drugs
... likely to die from drug use, compared to internal medicine
physicians. "State physician health programs may want to consider ways of treating substance abuse among professionals who have one or more of these three risk factors and a history of prior relapse," Domino noted. "This study does not mean that pro...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...subsequent brain pressure. According to veterinary medicine
literature, this situation is caused due to a vitamin A deficiency. Even though lions in captivity, (including those at the Rishon Lezion zoo) receive vitamin supplements in their food daily, the symptoms that Samson suffered appear, although rarely,...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...dicine. Pulmicort Respules is not a quick-relief medicine
(bronchodilator) and should NOT be used to treat an acute asthma attack. In clinical studies, the side effects experienced with Pulmicort Respules and how often they happened were similar to what was experienced with a non-medicated mist (placebo)....
Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood vaccine introduced
...David S. Stephens, MD, professor and vice chair of medicine
and division director of infectious diseases in Emory University School of Medicine, was published in the March 5, 2005 issue of The Lancet. Following approval of the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for young children in the U.S. in Feb...
Yale authors raise concerns regarding regionalized heart attack care
...es Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., professor of internal medicine
(cardiology) and Epidemiology and Public Health (H...nd Kevin G. M. Volpp, M.D., assistant professor of medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania and Staff Physician at the Philadelphia Veterans' Affairs Center f...
Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children
.... Children have the right to the same standards of medicine
as adults and this strategy is another step towards achieving this." The UK Medicines For Children Research Network is the latest step in the Department of Health's paediatric medicines strategy. The strategy aims to improve the development of child...
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