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Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine

...nced genuine public services and 122 were aimed at attracting patients. Of those 122, 36 ads (29.5 percent) promoted the medical center as a whole, while 65 (53.3 percent) promoted specific clinical departments and 21 (17.2 percent) promoted single therapeutic interventions or diagnostic tests, the researchers ...

Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study

...ghtforwardness. Of the 122 ads that were aimed at attracting patients, the most common marketing strategy involved an emotional appeal to evoke feelings of fear, hope, or anxiety about a health risk. The researchers also found that several of the advertisements promoted tests or services whose health benefits ...

Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy

... of the polymer serves as an effective "decoy" for attracting the circulating beta amyloid proteins away from the neuron-like cells. The resulting polymer-amyloid complex can then be broken down and removed by specialized cells in the brain, the researcher theorizes. Because the decoy molecules look like compon...

Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School

... that this initiative will serve as a catalyst for attracting new investigators and donors to support this important field of research. "We are very hopeful that during this five year commitment we are able to build on the momentum we have generated and spur the creation of an Institute at Harvard Medical Scho...

McMaster named Canadian Research University of the Year

...th inputs and outputs, which proves we're not only attracting the financial support, but we're also producing quality research results. The momentum our research enterprise has gained is astounding. In the last 10 years, we've tripled our income, but more than that, we've recruited and retained some of the wor...

Smart lights, nonstick implants and 100th birthday of electronics at science & technology meeting

...gr.washington.edu ) is to stop the fibrinogen from attracting platelets. Sometimes, the surfaces of the implant will adsorb the fibrinogen in a form in which it does not attract the platelets, but it's not yet known why, making it hard to design a surface to do that on purpose. Horbett will also report on anoth...

Researchers define mechanism that enables stem cells to track migrating brain tumor cells

...know at least one component of tumor cells that is attracting neural stem cells toward them. With this knowledge, we hope to expedite the translation of this powerful and novel strategy for the clinical benefit of patients with brain tumors," said John S. Yu, senior author of the study and co-director of the Co...

Attracting an immune response to cancer

...from the blood, the authors looked at the types of attracting signal (known as chemokines) that the tumour produces. One particular attractant (the chemokine CCL2), which can specifically attract NKT cells, was produced in large amounts by some tumors. Tumors that produced the most CCL2 contained the most NKT c...

CellCept's cardioprotective profile reinforced

...ich directly supports innovative research projects attracting new researchers with innovative and novel scientific ideas to meet unmet medical needs in solid organ transplantation. About Roche Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is one of the world's leading innovation-driven healthcare groups. Its cor...

Sounds of New York, evidence for a preferred ear, ultrasound for the eye

...f individual croaks, may be used in the context of attracting female mates (1aAB9). Heidi J. Pye of the University of New Hampshire ( hjpye@unh.edu ) will describe how American lobsters produce buzzing vibrations when grasped. The tendency for larger lobsters to vibrate more consistently may suggest a role in...

HydroGlobe licenses new arsenic-removal technology

...ated the first arsenic-free village in Bangladesh, attracting the world's attention to the dire health risk posed to its 70 million people. For that success and others, HydroGlobe was awarded "Most Socially Responsible Company" at the New Jersey Technology Council Venture Fair in 2002. The next year HydroGlobe ...

Study shows United States may have more pediatricians than it needs for the next 20 years

...patient population to include more young adults or attracting a greater number of children who are currently seeing non-pediatricians. Such changes could invite competition and induce demand for unnecessary services that could drive up health care costs without improving the health of children. Additionally, me...

UF professor: Living choices need new terms for aging baby boomers

... towns, communities and even small cities that are attracting an increasing share of older Americans. "We need a new language to describe where older people live that reflects the much more positive image older people have of themselves even those with chronic health problems and physical impairments," he sa...

JCI Table of Contents, November 14, 2003

...21 in lymphoid/nonlymphoid tissues for effectively attracting T cells to peripheral tissues AUTHOR CONTACT: Yang-Xin Fu The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Phone 1: 773-702-0929 Fax 1: 773-834-8940 E-mail: yfu@midway.uchicago.edu View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/press...

NIAID reports 'tremendous progress' in biodefense research

... high-priority biodefense products. In addition to attracting more pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to infectious disease research, these awards will likely shorten the time from preclinical testing to commercialization of products. Basic Research--NIAID recently awarded eight Regional Centers of Exce...

Roche pledges continued support for Organ Transplantation Research Foundation

...ich directly supports innovative research projects attracting new researchers with innovative and novel scientific ideas to meet unmet medical needs in solid organ transplantation. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is an innovation driven global healthcare leader focused on pharmaceuticals and diagnost...

Program evaluation critical to Pakistani doctoral retainment

...l disincentives are one of the major challenges in attracting and retaining trained health care workers in countries like Pakistan." The study's authors surveyed 54 Pakistani researchers who received doctoral training outside of the country on funded programs. They found that the study participants, who were ov...

Surgeon General, columnist George F. Will, and McLaughlin Group Take on nations health care issues

... (NMHCC) is the largest managed health care event, attracting over 5,000 health care professionals annually. The 2003 educational conference, featuring more than 70 educational sessions, 4 keynote presentations, 8 independent tracks and 12 workshops led by the industry's top speakers, addresses the latest iss...

The Lancet Neurology November press release

...the word "sex" in a headline is a sure-fire way of attracting the attention of potential readers. It is understandable, therefore, why a paper published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry (JNNP) entitled "Is multiple sclerosis a sexually transmitted infection?" was well covered by the UK ...

Hope for kidney transplant patients of improved graft survival

...ich directly supports innovative research projects attracting new researchers with innovative and novel scientific ideas to meet unmet medical needs in solid organ transplantation....

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