Tag: "academic" at medical news
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...orce microscopes are already available in numerous academic
andindustrial labs across the country, they have not been widely used inpharmacological applications. Now these microscopes can play a vitalrole in the design of new anti- cancer and anti-viral drugs, byproviding important information on how drugs bi...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...nt relationship between childhood sexual abuse and academic
success and achievement. The study was funded, in part, by the College of Human Ecology at Cornell....
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...hronic noise is having a devastating effect on the academic
performance of children in noisy homes and schools," says Gary Evans, an international expert on environmental stress, such as noise, crowding and air pollution. "This study shows that children don't tune out sound per se, rather they have difficult...
Survey Finds Increasing Popularity Of Acute Stroke Teams In U.S. Hospitals
..., the majority of teams tends to be in thenation's academic
health centers. Since the majority of stroke pati...esidents and fellows, which are found primarily at academic
healthcenters," Alberts said. "However, the survey showed that almost every team wasled by an atten...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
... In addition to curriculum development in other academic
areas, the newgrant also will fully fund summer internships in China for Yale students inpublic health, said Merson, who previously headed global programs for the WorldHealth Organization on diarrheal diseases, acute respiratory infections andAIDS. ...
UCSF Hospitalists May Be Key To Shorter, Less Costly Hospital Stays
...ay faculty doctorstraditionally have functioned in academic
hospitals. Under the traditionalmodel, faculty members serve as advisors to the residents and rotate in thatrole infrequently, often just one month a year. "What you have with the hospitalist model is more direct supervision byindividuals who are mor...
First Patients Enrolled In NIH Clinical Trial On Effects Of Marijuana In HIV Patients
...tice and those who work atpublicly-funded clinics, academic
medical centers, and health maintenanceorganizations....
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
...ics teams said drinking or drug use impaired their academic
performance during the year; 42 percent of male and 35 percent of female team members were involved in fights or arguments after drinking or using drugs; 37 percent of male and female athletes suffered memory loss brought on by alco...
Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education
...f social immaturity or other reasons not linked to academic
failure per se. The premature children were twice as likely to need special education and three times as likely to need the school's resource room than the control group, findings showed. "If we are going to save these extremely prematur...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
...ntry's first formally funded trainingprogram in an academic
medical center for doctors who specialize in the c...ydoctors have traditionally functioned in American academic
hospitals.Traditionally, the care of hospital patients has been managed by residents, whoare medical...
Novel Imaging Agent Developed By Penn Researchers Provides Insight Into Brain's Message Delivery System
... the Schoolof Medicine currently ranks third among academic
medical centers in the U.S. forsponsored research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health. More information about the University of Pennsylvania Health System is availablethrough Penn's website at http://www.med.upenn.edu ....
Guidelines Not Necessarily Guiding Physician Behavior, Study Says
...are unit patients todetermine how physicians at an academic
hospital followed the latest NationalCholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines. The guidelines were created tohelp physicians screen those at high risk for heart attack and who may benefitfrom cholesterol-lowering medication. Researchers also...
UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures
By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture
...University of California SanFrancisco and 11 other academic
centers. The initial phase included 2,027postmenopausal women between the ages of 55 and 82 who had osteoporosis andprevious spine fractures, as detected by X-ray. The second phase of FITincluded 4,432 women with thin bones but no previous spine fr...
University Of California San Francisco Dental School Launches Pilot Program For Pre-Dental Students
...ve access to primaryor secondary schools with high academic
standards or educational resources. Or,they may h...ost-Bac Program, students spend a year honingtheir academic
and learning skills so they are better prepared when they reapplyto dental school. Doing that inclu...
Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"
...University of Delaware conference, 15 industry and academic
experts Oct.22-23 will describe how combinatorial chemistry also is speeding the search fornovel catalysts, specialty chemicals and a wide range of new materials. Someday, combinatorial processes may even help scientists grapple with suchcomplex prob...
New Short-Acting Anesthetics Cut Recovery Time
...ics. The trend will be to shift this approach from academic
medical centers tocommunity hospitals and clinics, and from clinics to private doctors offices,said Apfelbaum. That shift is already underway. At the meeting, Apfelbaum presented aUniversity of Chicago study involving five community hospitals or surg...
AIDS Prevention: Does It Work? Paper Suggests New Way To Assess Prevention
...They also observe that evaluation tools covered in academic
literaturefrequently don't credit the full value of intervention, often overlooking themultiplier effect: One less infection today translates into more than one caseaverted. The Data In developing their model, the researchers examined data on 12 gr...
University Of Pittsburgh Chosen By NCI As One Of Three Pioneer Sites ForBiocombinatorial Chemistry Research
.... "The University of Pittsburgh is at the academic
forefront of a creativerevolution in drug manufacturing," said Ronald B. Herberman, M.D., director ofthe University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and associate vicechancellor for research, Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. "UPCI isb...
Future Workers Will Receive MSAs
...was among the first in the world to offer graduate academic
programs in health services management....
Study Shows Foreign-Trained Doctors Can Ease Rural Physician Shortages
...smore than doubled between the 1988-89 and 1995-96 academic
years while thenumber of U.S. medical graduates stayed relatively stable, he said. Despite the increase, policy-makers must balance alleviating localphysician shortages with concerns about reducing a national oversupply. "This study s...
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