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Peanut Allergy: Major Advances in Treatment and Education

WHAT: Please join us for a news conference by phone bringing together the leading peanut allergy experts to discuss the new research in the field and its impact on the 1.5 million Americans suffering from severe peanut allergy. Major advances in the diagnosis and understanding of peanut aller...

Physicians not 'easy marks' for drug sales reps, argues O.R. study

...iptions, according to a paper being presented at a conference of the Institute for Operations Research and the M...ool of Business in the University of Maryland. The conference began on June 13 and concludes on June 15. Study of Three Drugs The authors, noting accusations th...

Robo-thespians help mothers of kids with cancer

...olleague Stacy Marsella (who is lead author of the conference presentation) creating software teaching 'bots." IDEAS is an acronym for to a well-established multi-step problem-solving method for stressed people ('Identify a solvable problem, Develop possible solutions..."). The IDEAS toolkit is usually taught b...

First quarter prescription drug spending: Generic drugs slow upward trend

...s Conference here. Other research presented at the conference found that physicians welcome and act on information presented to them regarding potential safety hazards involving prescriptions they have written. A significant number 38% said they changed or modified their patient's therapy as a result of the ...

The MNI's de Grandpr Communcations Centre wins International Room Competition

...d telemedicine. The room seats 67, with a central conference table for small group sessions. The adjoining Bell Room is also available for small groups or to expand the capacity of the de Grandpr Communications Centre.Microphones and computer interfaces are accessible from every seat. Full videoconferencing ...

Conference considers compensating organ donors

...l consider that question, and others, at a two-day conference to be held at the University of Chicago's Gleacher...n forward, and the sort of idea this international conference was designed to consider." Other speakers will consider the ethical, legal and policy issues of payi...

Nationwide improvement in nursing home care not likely, despite some changes

...ging. The articles in this issue are a result of a conference held at Florida State University and sponsored in part by the National Institute on Aging. Dr. Quadagno and Dr. Stahl believe that a major challenge at both the national and state levels concerns the effective recruitment, training, and retention of ...

Marked improvement in heart attack care seen in 33-hospital study

... meeting in Chicago. Note to editors: An ACC press conference will be held at 12:30 p.m. CT on 3/30. These results leave no doubt that if hospitals and caregivers adopt tools that can help them improve care, and create systems to make sure those tools are used, they can improve their performance on quality ind...

NPSF Patient Safety Congress looks at safety from nine points of view

...gress sponsors who have helped make this important conference possible," added Edgman-Levitan, who is executive director of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Sponsors include Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, AonHealthcare Alliance, CIGNA Healt...

Bridge Medical joins NPSF and 34 organizations in convening historic Congress

... attendees of the nation's foremost patient safety conference what the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is planning to do to help the healthcare sector better protect patients. As President George Bush said, in a speech this week in Washington to the American Medical Association's National Advocacy ...

First-ever conference on depression in college students to be held March 6-7 in Michigan

...ity of Michigan will host the nation's first major conference focused on depression in college students, on Marc..., Ph.D., Dean of the Rackham school, "We hope this conference will call attention to and work to ease the stigma of depression on the college campus. We need to l...

New research projects major increase in Alzheimer's care costs for England

...be launched by LSE's Professor Martin Knapp at the conference "A Biological and Socio-Economic Assessment of the Consequences of an Ageing Population" to be held at the British Academy in London on Thursday 23rd January 2003. The independent report, commissioned by the Alzheimer's Research Trust, is the first t...

Fluorine chemists take their expertise to the sunshine state

...cientific presentations will be made at the winter conference and approximately 250 scientists and students will...fluorine molecules and inorganic fluorides. Other conference highlights include the following symposia and sessions: Monday, Jan. 13 11:10 a.m. Green chemist...

World's largest scientific society announces subjects, dates for 2003 ACS ProSpectives Conferences

...erences for senior-level industry scientists. Each conference examines a field's important topics through presen...eetings held every year. Following are the topics, conference chairs, dates and locations for the six confirmed 2003 ACS Pro Spectives Conferences. Process Chem...

Release of results of Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial

...ung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will hold a press conference at 9:30 a.m. on December 17 at the National Press ... effects of a statin drug with "usual care." Press conference speakers will be: Claude Lenfant, M.D., Director of the NHLBI, Bethesda, MD Barry Davis, M.D., ...

DHHS designates Brown as national site for Cochrane Collaboration

... consumer coalition coordinator, Web developer and conference planner....

Update on CDC outbreak investigation

...wed by Q/A. WHERE: At your desk, by toll-free conference line: Dial 866-254-5942Teleconference name: CDC A full transcript of this teleconference will be available today following the teleconference on the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media This teleconference will also be audio webcast. Listen LIV...

Making heart surgery more brain-friendly

...can Heart Association's annual Scientific Sessions conference in Chicago, Ill. The neurological problems associated with bypass surgery have been widely reported. As much as 6 percent to 10 percent of bypass patients will experience memory loss, visual changes, or even stroke. Surgeons believe these outcomes...

Bridge Medical experts speak at Atlanta pharmacy conference

...rld's largest annual gathering of pharmacists, the conference willbe held Dec. 8-12 at the Georgia World Congress Center. A pioneer in the development and implementation of barcode-enabledpoint-of-care (BPOC) medication safety technology, Larrabee willdiscuss "Recognizing Institutional Benefits of a BPOC Me...

World Health Report: addressing main risk factors

...d will present WHO's World Report 2002 at a press conference being held at the Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park, London NW1, at 1030 H Wednesday 30 October. Further information available from Juliet Heller, c/o Hoffman and Hoffman Public Relations; T) 44-20-8531-1055; E) julieth...

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