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Young Patients Get State-Of-The-Art "TLC" In Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's New Pediatric Emergency Facility

...esdistraction as visitors settle into heart-backed chairs and other comfortableseating. There are no disturbing overhead "pages" or announcements, thanks to aspecial cellular telephone system for physicians. "We tried to develop an environment that would insulate children from the commonexperiences they mig...

American Psychiatric Association Plans First Comprehensive Guidelines For HIV/AIDS Treatment

...te professor of psychiatry andbehavioral sciences, chairs the workgroup. Dr. McDaniel is founder and directorof mental health services at the Ponce de Leon Center, one of the largest andmost comprehensive outpatient HIV treatment facilities in the country, jointlyoperated by Emory University School of Medi...

Idaho attorney, Pennsylvania physician to lead American Heart Association in 1999-2000

... the American Heart Association Board ofDirectors, chairs the Administrative Cabinet and serves on numerous othercommittees. Smaha received a bachelor of science degree in 1964 from Iowa StateUniversity and a master's degree in 1967 from the University of Iowa. He earnedhis doctor of philosophy and ...

American Heart Association honors three volunteers with national awards

...e American Heart Association Board ofDirectors and chairs the Programs and Projects Budget Review Subcommittee. Inaddition, she is a member of the Committee of Scientific Councils, the CorporateOperations Coordinating Committee, the Strategic Planning Group and the Bylawsand Policies Task Force....

Weizmann Women & Science Award to be presented to Dr. Carla J. Shatz; Millennial Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Mildred S. Dresselhaus

...ding scientists in the U.S.," said Ms. Schupf, who chairs the award nominating committee comprised of leading scientists from universities, foundations, medical centers and government agencies. "Not only are they acknowledged leaders in their important fields of research, but they are women who personify th...

Chemical society convenes regional meeting in San Antonio, October 17-20

...at San Antonio (210-567-4043). Conference program chairs are Stephan Bach, University of Texas at San Antonio (210-458-4466), and David Klen, Texas Park and Wildlife Department (512-353-3486). #...

Those involved in medical news invited to join an unprecedented gathering of experts

...Mayo Clinic Proceedings also will serve as program chairs for the conference. Panels will include: Whose Information Can Patients Trust?: An Overview of the Medical News Dissemination ProcessModerator: Ted Koppel, ABC News Nightline Mammography Screening: Conflicting Information About A Controversial Exa...

Medical mistakes under the microscope

... medical affairs, wrote the book's foreword. Omenn chairs the IOM's Committee on Enhancing Federal Health Care Quality Programs, which is currently preparing an independent external review of the quality oversight, quality improvement and quality research programs under federal system. The committee was com...

UB researcher observes strong statistical correlation between prevalence of diabetes, air pollution

...up, Physicians for Social Responsibility. Lockwood chairs its committee on the environment and health. Around the same time, he said he happened to read an article in The New York Times about the geographic distribution of diabetes in the U.S. The article was accompanied by a map that showed areas in the ...

International Congress of the Transplantation Society beginning Sunday

...cipating in the opening ceremonies will be the co- chairs of the congress, Camillo Ricordi, M.D., of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, and Domingo Casadei, M.D., of the Instituto de Nefrologia in Buenos Aires....

Chemical society convenes regional meeting in Lawrence, Kan., Oct. 23-25

..., 785-864-3586, rcarlson@ukans.edu . The program chairs for the meeting are Cynthia Larive and Joseph Heppert of the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Cynthia can be reached at 785-864-4269, clarive@mail.ukans.edu , and Joseph can be reached at 785-864-4150, jheppert@mail.ukans.edu ....

Study shows faceguards, safety balls cut number of Little League injuries

...tional Center for Catastrophic Sports Injuries and chairs the American Football Coaches' Committee on Football Injuries. Central to the research was compiling information over the three years on which leagues used and which did not use the optional safety equipment and comparing that data with insurance re...

San Diego chemist wins national award for innovative drug design

...iego, and the Scripps Research Institute, where he chairs the chemistry department and holds an endowed chair. Such molecules are intriguing but can also be useful. Many pharmaceuticals are either based on natural products or are made with methods chemists discovered by studying them. Indeed, Nicolaou and h...

Bridge Medical joins NPSF and 34 organizations in convening historic Congress

...as talking about," said Carol A. Ley, MD, MPH, who chairs the board of NPSF, an organizational founder of Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW). "It starts with us communicating and exchanging information." "We are honored to have Secretary Thompson join us on Mar. 13 as our keynote speaker. His 'View from t...

Registration open for ACS ProSpectives conference on combinatorial chemistry

...an, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, are chairs for the conference. ACS ProSpectives is a series of small conferences for senior-level industry scientists. Each conference examines a field's important topics through presentations by its foremost researchers. Attendance at the conferences is limite...

Two to receive American Academy of Ophthalmologys Distinguished Service Award

...ersity of Southern California, and has created two chairs that benefit ophthalmology one that focuses on macular degeneration, and the other, in the pharmacy school, for ocular pharmacology. He also serves on the boards of directors of Research to Prevent Blindness, the Doheny Eye Institute, EyeCare Americ...

New fitness system turns couch potatoes into armchair troopers

...ten Fitness System uses state of the art motorised chairs to give users a safe all-body workout and help those who are unfit or overweight get in shape. The unique technology offers an alternative to the exercise machines currently found in gyms or rehabilitation centres and provides a new way of achieving ...

Study: Racial, ethnic disparities seen in all types of pain

...s issue among patients and providers alike." Green chairs the APS Special Interest Group on racial and ethnic disparities in pain. The new paper echoes the recently published findings from the Institute of Medicine's panel on health disparities, which collected evidence of racial and ethnic differences in ...

New guidelines on unrelated marrow transplants: A roadmap for physicians

...arch on the genetics underlying HLA compatibility, chairs the Histocompatibility Committee that advises the National Marrow Donor Program on search and match issues and is Vice President (representing the Americas) of the World Marrow Donor Association. Coauthors of the guidelines are Lee Ann Baxter Lowe,...

UCSD Medical Center receives NIH contract to set up National Tuberculosis Educational Curriculum

...ent sub-internship in inpatient ward medicine, and chairs the Clinical Practice Examination Committee (CPX). The CPX is a multi-station clinical assessment examination, which is developed by the California Consortium for the Assessment of Clinical Competence (CCACC) and given to all students at seven medic...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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