Tag: "supporters" at medical news
Visionary physician pioneers alternative clubfoot treatment
..., two orthopaedic colleagues and a group of parent supporters
have begun an educational crusade to increase awar...tions. These efforts are intended to recruit more supporters
among physicians and parents for this highly effective method for treating clubfoot, developed over ...
More protests against abortion pill
...486 is finally available in the US. But the pill's supporters
fear theirs may be a pyrrhic victory, because production of a second pill that has to be taken with RU486 is now under threat. RU486 (mifepristone) was approved in Britain nine years ago as an alternative to surgical abortions in the first two ...
Strong relationship between peasant farmers and city-dwellers in Zimbabwe
...l areas. The black rural residents are depicted as supporters
of the governing party who wish to evict white farmers from their land. According to Jens Andersson this picture is not a true representation of the facts. The interests of rural and urban inhabitants are strongly connected with each other. The soci...
School program reduces risk of obesity, disease in border community
...rs, cafeteria staff and administrators were ardent supporters
of El Paso CATCH," they observed. Yet physical education instructors, cafeteria staff and classroom teachers said they faced numerous surmountable barriers to implementation, including low priority for physical education relative to other subjects, l...
Initial Avon/NCI breast cancer research grants awarded in 'Progress for Patients' awards program
...002. Avon is one of the world's leading corporate supporters
of the breast cancer cause, with programs in nearly 50 countries, and the only one to fund the whole spectrum of the breast cancer cause - medical research, clinical care, support services, education and early detection - with a focus on medically un...
Public duped by media over vaccine, says report
...tion were aware that the bulk of evidence favoured supporters
of the vaccine. Focussing on three massive scientific issues climate change, genetics and the MMR vaccine researchers in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University, looked at the way the topics were reported by print...
British scientists receive Lasker Prize for discovering new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
...search - largely due to the generosity of our many supporters
and our ability to continue to fund research into this group of diseases. The discovery of anti-TNF therapy is up there in the first rank of scientific discovery." Professor Robert Winston, Director of Research and Development at Hammersmith Hospital...
Duma ratifies Kyoto protocol
...onov, one of the main opponents of Kyoto. Kyoto's supporters
argue that the treaty will bring Russia economic r...ll be a market for Russia's extra quotas. Kyoto supporters
have long argued that Russia could earn billions from so-called "joint-implementation projects," in ...
Public interest advocates question NIH Enhanced Access policy
...February 3, 2005 (Washington, DC) Public interest supporters
of the NIH Enhanced Public Access Plan today declared the just-announced policy falls short of their expectations and long-standing recommendations. In a letter addressed to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Michael Leavitt, the Alliance for ...
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
...gnition of this gift. They have also been longtime supporters
of California State University, San Marcos, with a gift to its the new library. They also have supported the San Pasqual Academy's Health and Wellness facility. Construction of the new facility will coincide with expansion of the UCSD Thornton Hospit...
Impact of scientific advances on drug studies and membrane research to be explored
... of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Conference supporters
include U.K. Science and Technology, the British Consulate General of Houston and Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The conference is supported by Rice's De Lange Endowment, which was given by C.M. Hudspeth and his wife, Demaris, i...