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Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...ements for the improvement and development of oral care
products for the prevention of oral diseases. The ...d to inspire innovation and novel research in oral care
and to offer opportunities for investigators to conduct research into the development of innovative ...
Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients
...ent. The findings are leading to a new standard of care
for patients with this fast growing and devastating cancer. The results of this landmark trial are published in two companion papers in this weeks' edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (publication date: 10 March 2005). Primary tumours or...
American Academy of Neurology presents 57th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach
...e professionals, is dedicated to improving patient care
through education and research. A neurologist is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and str...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored with one of the nation's top awards for quality
...e nation's preeminent symbols of quality in health care
the 2005 National Quality Health Care Award was ...s toward our goal of providing the best and safest care
for our patients," said Gary A. Mecklenburg, president and chief executive officer, Northwestern Mem...
Women less likely to get quality heart attack care
...fforts to improve the quality of post-heart attack care
in hospitals are working -- but they appear to be ...tes was the first evidence that standardized heart care
saves lives. GAP tries to increase hospitals' use of aspirin and beta blocker drugs, and cholesterol...
End AIDS drug waiting lists, HIV care providers tell policymakers
...are telling policymakers to make access to medical care
for low-income people with HIV/AIDS the top priori...n's primary federal program dedicated to providing care
and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. Ryan White includes a constellation of programs design...
Violence exposure and traumatic stress reactions can lead to poor health in children
...unity violence may be beyond the control of health care
providers, the authors suggest that clinical inter...ty to protect their children. In addition, health care
providers may be able to treat child traumatic stress symptoms or refer children exposed to violence...
Many children are undervaccinated or have delayed vaccinations in their first 2 years of life
...nation, and ensuring availability of sibling child care
in the workplace," the researchers write. "Assessing days undervaccinated reveals weaknesses in childhood vaccination programs. Physicians are in the best position to assess the needs of their patients to determine reasons for delay. Evidence-based...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
... difference between the sniffles and the intensive care
unit. RSV infection is common in children but sometimes can be hard for parents to recognize. By two years of age, 95 percent of all children have been exposed to RSV, but the symptoms can range from a mild cold all the way to serious pneumonia, whic...
Simple question from your doctor can help identify your risk for breast cancer
...e. The lack of documentation suggests that primary care
providers are infrequently inquiring about breast cancer histories with their patients. However, researchers were unable to determine whether the information was asked about and just not recorded or not inquired about at all. Additional factors tha...
eDocAmerica launches Hispanic Website for members
...kers, third-party administrators, and other health care
and employee benefit consultants....
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...their findings should help convince physicians who care
for heart failure patients to pay close attention ...aid. Jiang said that many cardiologists or primary care
physicians who treat heart failure patients may be unfamiliar with, or too busy to include, a psycho...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...ck of health insurance, and fewer visits to health care
professionals." "A greater understanding of the healthy immigrant effect has the potential to help to improve the health and health outcomes of all children," the authors write. "Precise identification of the salutary components of traditional Latino...
Cognitive behavioral therapy and medication is effective in the treatment of panic disorder
...th medication may be more effective than the usual care
offered to these patients in a primary care
setting, according to an article in the March issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JA...
University of Manchester awarded 826k for brain science and mental health research
...lf-help for mild to moderate depression in primary care
Dr Jennifer Shaw's trial of management for released prisoners with severe and enduring mental illness Seven projects were also funded last year during the first round of the competition, totalling 1.25M. These included research into the way Alzheim...
Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
..."We've had mothers who didn't have the energy take care
of their kids, people who had resigned themselves to never work or have a career, basically a lesser quality of life. Now their situations have reversed," Dr. Kraus says. "It has given patients back control over their lives." Currently, about 70 pati...
St. John's wort amplifies effect of blood thinner Plavix
... important it is for patients to tell their health care
providers about all the herbal remedies they take, as well as their conventional prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. "Drugs can interact with drugs, and drugs can interact with herbals, and the result in either case can be dangerous...
Depression predicts heart rhythm abnormalities in heart attack patients
...stressors as recorded in a diary. "I think primary care
physicians, as well as cardiologists, are beginning to appreciate the role of psychosocial factors in the coronary artery disease," said Watkins. "What is needed is more of an understanding of the pathophysiology of this association between depressio...
New trials for counseling caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's begin
...mpact on the emotional well-being of people taking care
of spouses with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's ...a result of the continuing and demanding levels of care
required by people with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia affecting people over 65. Dr. ...
Columbia researchers receive $3 million to combat genetic killer of infants & toddlers
...pport to rapidly advance our research and clinical care
to patients with SMA. " Key Columbia faculty members who have been funded by the SMA Foundation or are involved in SMA research include: Umrao Monani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Center of Neurobiology and Behavior at CUMC is respo...
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