Tag: "call" at medical news
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
... their community can visit www.excelstudy.com or call
toll-free: In the U.S. 1-800-4-CANCER In Canada 1 888 939-3333 About Exemestane Exemestane (Aromasin) was approved in the United States late in 1999 for the treatment of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose tumors have stop...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ansferrin saturation. They add that these findings call
into question the strategy of the addition of iron...es of expert decision makers in other fields. They call
for tailoring practice improvement efforts to the different cognitive styles of physicians. Openin...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...ntact corresponding author, Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D., call
John Lacey at 617-432-0442. Lin Ding, Ph.D., of Ha... on Patient Trust To contact Wendy Levinson, M.D., call
Janet Wong at 416-978-5949. Wendy Levinson, M.D., of the University of Toronto, and colleagues analy...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...Physicians interested in referring patients should call
tel. 410-955-1160 for further information. Upon acceptance in the study, patients will be randomly assigned to one of four groups, each made up of 12 patients who will receive a preset dose of stem cell therapy or placebo. The study is double blinde...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...st is that managed care guidelines generally don't call
for this kind of test," Szeinbach said. "It needs to become a standard procedure for family doctors, as many people have these kinds of allergy symptoms." She and her colleagues reported their findings on March 22 in San Antonio at the annual meeting...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...viously had a heart attack), they must immediately call
or let somebody call
for an ambulance. Even the best physician cannot help if the delay is too great. Summary of ESC PC...
WISE study starts in Toulouse: 60 days of bed-rest for terrestrial female astronauts
... March. More than 1600 women responded to the ESA call
for candidates, which closed in January. As planned, twelve women were selected for this first campaign. They come from France, Great Britain, Germany, Finland, The Netherlands, Poland, and the Czech Republic, so that the WISE study also attracted gr...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...nsequences of college drinking. For example, they call
for alcohol testing in every injury death in the United States. "The data already collected on the numbers of alcohol-related fatal crashes annually in each state has proven invaluable to researchers seeking to study the effects of state-level legis...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
...en and CVD. Through Women at Heart, the ESC will call
for and work towards the following key objectives: Increased awareness across Europe that CVD is the primary cause of death in women Better understanding of women's risk factors / presentation profiles by the medical profession Improved treatment o...
HIV and ID doctors oppose ideologically driven STI prevention policies
...odified to reflect scientific evidence. They also call
for repeal of the requirement that one-third of prevention funds in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief be targeted to abstinence-only programs. Dr. Volberding notes, "The number of new HIV infections in the United States was as high last...
Protecting human subjects focus of national FDA conference at UH
...l information, visit www.uh.edu/pharmacy/ohrp or call
'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15
...h-speaking translator available. For more details, call
the contact person listed at the top of this release....
Euroscience Open Forum 2006 launches call for proposals
...elcome contributions to the Forum's programme. The call
for proposals is open from March 15th until June 15th 2005. Proposals for scientific sessions and outreach activities can be submitted online at www.esof2006.org . To stimulate inspiring submissions, 18 broad themes have been selected. These themes ...
Multi-center study shows direct link between residential radon exposure and lung cancer
...adon office, visit: http://www.epa.gov/radon/ or call
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for March 15, 2005
...cle is the subject of a video news release. Please call
for coordinates.) 2. Borderline Risk Factors Account for Only a Small Proportion of CHD Deaths A new study of data from two large health studies showed that, despite one theory, borderline levels of risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) ac...
Failure to count Iraqi casualties is irresponsible, say experts
... United States, Canada, Spain, Italy and Australia call
for an independent inquiry into Iraqi war-related ...t rejected this survey as unreliable. The experts call
for a large, scientifically independent study to "remove uncertainties that remain," but both the Br...
Dartmouth researchers find where musical memories are stored in the brain
...listening to music that is familiar, they mentally call
upon auditory imagery, or memories, to fill in the gaps if the music cuts out. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure brain activity, the researchers found that study participants could mentally fill in the blanks if a familiar...
Is your job giving you a heart attack? Occupational health conference answers that, and more
.../icoh/index.htm . To reach any of the researchers, call
Dr. Peter Schnall at (310) 428-6652, or Tom Vasich at (949) 824-6455. Noteworthy studies being presented at ICOH: Working longer hours leads to higher hypertension rates in Americans Previous studies in Japan have shown that people who work more ...
News tips from the 2005, 54th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology
...ls from the last seven years, are safe in MRIs and call
for low-energy-level scans, avoiding scan settings higher than 2 watts per kilogram, which might lead to overheating. The protocol also advises close monitoring by a cardiologist and a radiologist, and using MRIs only when clinically necessary and w...
Panacea or Pandora's box
...r findings, notes Koppel, is to serve as a wake-up call
to those who would believe that hospital IT system... always misplaced. Koppel and his colleagues also call
for an aggressive examination of the technology in use: in other words, hospitals should perform an...
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