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Survey Finds Acute Stroke Teams Gaining Prevalence

...all within 10 minutes. "One of the concepts behind a stroke team is that by doing something alot, you can get better at it," says Alberts, director of the Stroke Acute CareUnit at Duke. "If you have a stroke team with a set group of staff, then thosepeople will see the vast majority of stroke...

Komen Foundation Announces Application Deadline For 1999 National Grants

... outstanding work that has advanced basic research concepts oraffected clinical applications in the field of breast cancer research, screeningor treatment. The intent is to recognize scholars for a specific contribution, aconsistent pattern of contributions or leadership in the field that has had asubstantial...

The Whole Truth From Five-Year-Olds

...nobody had ever examined theunderstanding of these concepts among maltreatedchildren - much less the children who end up independency court. Neither had anybody ever lookedat approaches to determining competency being usedby actual attorneys. Despite serious delays in language development,most of the 5-year-o...

Baby Talk: Parents Do Make A Difference, By Promoting Childhood Chatter, From Birth To Age 3

...bot," as they realize that wordssymbolize specific concepts and objects. "What's that? ... Why?" A dramatic "vocabulary spurt" may take parents by surprise when toddlers reach18 to 24 months and begin learning up to 9 new words each week, Golinkoff says.Research suggests that this spurt occurs after childre...

Second Annual AIDS Vaccine Day Honors Volunteers Nationwide

...earch facility designed to bring AIDS vaccinesfrom concepts to clinical trials. Gary Nabel, M.D., Ph.D., director of thecenter, has already begun recruiting scientists and charting the research courseof the program. Activities will be held throughout the United States. To commemorate thePresident's speech, ...

New Concepts Proposed To Investigate Drug Reactions

...iversity of Toronto professor is proposing two new concepts to help betterunderstand the cause of adverse drug...susually associate with an immune response. "These concepts have the potential to lead to a better understanding ofhypersensitivity reactions which in turn coul...

'La Opinion' series on heart disease by Cedars-Sinai internist wins media award from AHA Western States Affiliate

... orneighbor for treatment." Bridging such cultural concepts about medical care opened another door in Dr.Lifshitz's career - the media. Since 1988, Dr. Lifshitz has been the healthreporter for the Univision TV Network, the nation's largest Spanish-languagenetwork. She is currently the medical editor of "Prime...

When it comes to food, do your children want what they can't have?

...t balance and moderation. Children who learn these concepts at anearly age will develop a healthy respect for food that will last a lifetime!...

UI researchers discover that aggressive cancer cells may make their own blood vessels

...ation. Because this study deals with new and novel concepts in cancer biology, theAmerican Journal of Pathology article is accompanied by a commentary by MinaBissell, a noted breast cancer researcher and Life Sciences Division director atthe Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The journal Science also plan...

UCSF to attack HIV at molecular level with new center and $7 million in state funds

...F'sresearch portfolio and lead to improved vaccine concepts and better therapiesfor persons already infected with HIV. This grant brings together laboratory,clinical, and public health scientists in a new way," said John Greenspan, BDS,Ph.D., Center director and chair of the UCSF Department of Stomatology. H...

University of Maryland announces $24 million research initiative to find new treatments for schizophrenia

...nd gene abnormalities in the brain, and by testing concepts with brain imagingtechniques which allows scientists to picture events in the human brain,"commented Paul Herrling, Global Head of Novartis Pharma Research. Finding better drug treatment for schizophrenia has been hampered by a lack ofunderstanding a...

Novel neural net recognizes spoken words better than human listeners

...d for a patent on the system and the architectural concepts on whichit is based....

Institute publishes "Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment"

...s and the generalpublic. Among the principles and concepts spelled out in this guide, Dr. Leshneremphasized two points: treatment of addiction is as successful as treatment ofother chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and asthma, and for those with severe addictionproblems, participation in trea...

Modernising the NHS

...verall clinical care. Murray argues that these concepts are commonplace in other industries, yet "such thinking is long overdue in health care." He advocates a fundamental system redesign, concluding that "if we don't like the results we have to change the system - basically and radically."...

Hartford Institute/AACN award honors nursing schools for innovative gerontology education

...nsylvania State University, gerontological nursing concepts are woven throughout the baccalaureate nursing cur...tudents, the university has continued to integrate concepts of health promotion and disease prevention as they relate to aging throughout the curriculum. The ...

Landmark school-based 'social influences' smoking-prevention program found not to work

...eachers effectively communicated the program's key concepts in 80 percent of lessons observed. The vast majority - 94 percent - of the original third-grade study participants completed surveys at two years after high school. In addition, the program included the "essential elements" for school-based tobacco ...

NIAID events highlight global health research

...ccine production that enables experimental vaccine concepts to be modified and scaled up for clinical testing in people, the MVDU is a key part of NIAID's commitment to research that can benefit the health of the international community. The Institute's overall malaria vaccine research plan can be found at ...

ORNL helping make tomorrows soldiers all they can be

... technologies and innovative combinations of these concepts might allow." Because of ORNLs unique capabilities and its connections to industry, institutions and technologies, the Army has asked the laboratory to coordinate a unique visioning process. "What were calling the art of the possible in enabling tech...

Urgent action needed to improve maternal care in Latin America

...ual distribution of medical technology has altered concepts of good and normal birthing, say the authors. Arguments supporting interventionist birthing for all on the basis of equal access to health care must be reviewed, they conclude. The second study found that nine in every 10 women who gave birth sponta...

Discoverer of life-saving Nomex fire-resistant material earns Lavoisier Achievement award

...ng processes, Dr. Vassilatos discovered innovative concepts and designs to develop new process technology which assisted in the success of Kevlar and Lycra. He established technology directions for a number of DuPont businesses including nylon, Dacron, and Typar spunbonded nonwovens during his 37-year care...

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