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Major agreement reached at heart health conference

...all 25 current Member and Accession States reached agreement on the best approaches for promoting heart health ... Ireland and across the EU. Implementation of this agreement will also improve the overall health of the population, reducing death and disability from the other...

UNC to become regional center for research on health workforce

...ity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a cooperative agreement to become the Southeast Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies. The agreement will provide $1.08 million to UNC's Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research over three ye...

76 million research centre to make the UK a global centre of excellence for clinical imaging

... and Imperial have entered into a 10-year research agreement for medical imaging. The GSK Clinical Imaging C... global centre of medical imaging excellence. The agreement is one of the world's largest industry-university collaborations in financial terms, and will very s...

National Academies news: Clinical research involving children

...archers should seek from children themselves their agreement to participate in clinical studies. FDA has similar rules for drug studies and other human research that it regulates. The report says difficulties that researchers encounter when implementing federal regulations usually can be traced to three un...

A rose by any other name

...trong sense of individuality, such a high level of agreement between subjects implies that our brains 'tick together' when exposed to the same visual environment," says Malach. Surprisingly, reviewing the brain scans revealed that, if we all see literally the same movie, the active regions of our brains al...

Botox injections restore voices, confidence to voice disorder patients

...ink about the past two weeks and choose a level of agreement with each of 10 statements, ranging from 1 (not a problem) to 5 (the problem is 'as bad as it can be'). The statements include everything from "I have trouble speaking loudly or being heard in noisy situations" to "I avoid going out socially (because...

Illegal drug use causes painful complications for oncology patients

...of both the treatment team and the patient. "This agreement essentially says that the pain management team will work to relieve the pain if the patient agrees to collaborate and be truthful. The patient is given instructions on contacting the team, how to use the medicines and behaviors that can't be tolerat...

NIAID rotavirus vaccine licensed for commercialization

...tes of Health (NIH), announced today a new license agreement aimed at helping to prevent hundreds of thousands of deaths annually from rotavirus diarrhea in children living in developing countries. An effective oral rotavirus vaccine--created by NIAID scientists in the mid- to late 1980s and developed further ...

Radiologists back judicious use of CT pulmonary angio in women because of radiation dose to breast

... "Radiologists and clinicians both must come to an agreement as to whether the detection of distal segmental or subsegmental emboli truly impact patient management and are worth the radiation dose to the patient," Dr. Parker said. Thin-layered bismuth breast shields may reduce breast radiation exposure by 57% ...

Trials launched to test treatment of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia

... achieve a broad academic, industry and regulatory agreement on the best way to measure cognition in clinical trials....

Calling for standards in cardiology data collection and analysis

...databases share similar aims, there is no European agreement on which variables to collect in specific service locations and no agreed definitions for most of the data fields. As a consequence, the important benefits of collation and comparison of data from different sources are lost. This CARDS conference s...

Who wants to talk about premature ejaculation?

...s to develop and commercialize dapoxetine under an agreement among ALZA, Pharmaceutical Development, Inc. and GenuPro, Inc. in January 2001. Under the agreement ALZA acquired the right to develop and commercialize dapoxetine for urogenital indications, includin...

New research on reduced bone mass and risk of fracture in postmenopausal women

... risk for bone fracture. However, there is little agreement on the level of bone reduction (i.e., the ideal T score) at which to begin treatment (including dietary and pharmacological interventions) to reduce the risk for fractures. According to the World Health Organization, a T score of -2.5 or lower indic...

Big tobacco is watching

...inimum compliance with the letter of the Minnesota agreement while disregarding its intent.'...

VELCADE(TM) data confirms long-term survival

... Ortho Biotech, a Johnson & Johnson company has an agreement with Millennium Pharmaceuticals, to collaborate on the commercialization and continued clinical development of VELCADE TM . Under the agreement, Ortho Biotech and Janssen-Cilag, will commercialize VELCADE TM outside of the U.S., including Europe....

Antioxidant controversy: Scientists seek measurement standards

...largest scientific society. The result: Widespread agreement that antioxidant measurements need to be standardized but disagreement on the best method to measure the beneficial compounds, which are thought to reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease as well as fight aging, arthritis and Alzheimer's disease....

Medical database agreement to enhance ACG risk adjustment system

...g School of Public Health have signed a multi-year agreement with PharMetrics, Inc., of Watertown, Mass., to acquire data from the company's proprietary Anonymous Patient-Centric Database. The database, which includes health care information from over 50 million Americans, is the largest and most complete of i...

Many drugs prescribed for elderly Americans are risky

...Education and Research on Therapeutics cooperative agreement between the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in Rockville, Md., and the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson. People over the age of 65 make up less than 15 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for nearly one-t...

Taking apart a hurricane: Multi-sensor Envisat sees through Frances

...nced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) ground station has an agreement to acquire ASAR and MERIS data direct from Envisat, with ERS-2 wind scatterometer data set to follow in the near future. Their access to Envisat data has come just as the second hurricane in less than a month is heading towards the Florida coast. "W...

CHEST 2004 registration open to media

...de patient-focused care; the US tobacco settlement agreement and fund distribution; the pending crisis in home health care. Medical Technology Electronic medical records, e-health applications, and future technology regarding asthma, critical care, COPD, and home mechanical ventilation. Sleep Medicine S...

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