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Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug

...red in Kenilworth,N.J. Hershey served as the data coordinating center for the study which was conductedby investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; National JewishCenter for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver; University of Wisconsin,Madison; Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia; Uni...

Safe Water, Medicines, Insecticides Greatest Needs After Mitch

...truction or disruption of water supplies." PAHO is coordinating requests from countries affected by the disaster. Hondurasand Nicaragua have reported that they need specific medicines, insecticides andequipment for mosquito control, waste disposal systems, health education andcommunication assistance, hospital e...

Pursuing The Next Generation Of Arthritis Treatment

...nth (November) with UCSFserving as the central and coordinating site, Wofsy said. Additional clinical trials for lupus, rheumatoid arthritis andosteoarthritis are expected to be launched in the first half of 1999 at theRosalind Russell New Arthritis Treatment Program. Current studies focus on rheumatoid a...

Promising Bone Cancer Therapy Advances To Next Level

...licensedthe technology from BNL, is sponsoring and coordinating the multicenter trial,which will include 100 prostate cancer patients and 75 patients with othercancers. Patients are still being accepted at the participating hospitals, andmay call Diatide at 603-621-7574 for more information. "Based on th...

Primary care highly valued, but difficulty accessing specialists undermines patient trust, UCSF study finds

...rcentvalued the role of primary care physicians in coordinating referrals. Some managed care groups use financial incentives and other "gatekeeper"policies to limit specialty referrals, said Grumbach, who is also director ofthe UCSF Center for California Health Workforce Studies and research director ofthe UCSF C...

Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof medical, surgical, research and other components

... will serve as clinicalcoordinator, overseeing and coordinating all aspects of pituitary research. Inthis role, she will be responsible for recruitment of patients, coordinatingpatient care, and serving as the liaison with the various pharmaceuticalcompanies involved in research projects. In addition, she will ma...

First NIH clinical trial for interstitial cystitis begins

... Pennsylvania School of Medicinein Philadelphia is coordinating data collection and analysis. Notes: A fact sheet on IC is at http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/urolog/pubs/cystitis/cystitis.htm . A list of centers and doctors by state is below and at http://www.niddk.nih.gov/patient/studies.htm . Interstit...

Wake Forest to coordinate huge national study to prevent cardiovascular disease in diabetes

...chool of Medicine hasbeen selected as the national coordinating center for a major study aimed atpreventing cardio...he Section on Epidemiology, will head the national coordinating center of thestudy, called Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes Mellitus. David...

UNC-CH wins $42.1 million federal contract to study drugs for schizophrenia and Alzheimer's

...ontract to other academic institutionsto assist in coordinating the trials, involving faculty from Duke University,the University of Southern California, Yale University and the University ofRochester. They will enlist 50 clinical sites for the enrollment of patients andperformance of the study. Quintiles Inc., b...

National study focuses on families of people with diabetes and obesity

...) at Wake Forest. As in IRAS, the national coordinating center for the IRAS Family Studywill be at Wake Forest, and the clinics will be in San Antonio, Tex., San Luis,Colo., and Los Angeles, Calif. The IRAS study involved 1,600 men and womenbetween 40 and 69. Donald W. Bowden, Ph.D., professor o...

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

...toire. AACN is proud to have played a key role in coordinating anddeveloping guidelines for this important initiative to spotlight educationprograms that are breaking vitally important new ground." The first place winner is the University of Akron, College of Nursing. Runners-up include the University o...

90 high schools will participate in UNC-CH head injury study

... Research Center, directed by Dr. Carol Runyan, is coordinating thestudy. Besides principal investigator Guskiewicz, others involved include Drs. Frederick Mueller,professor and chair of exercise and sport science; Steve Marshall, research assistant professor ofepidemiology at the School of Public Health; Bryan W...

Baltimore researchers receive $40 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

...nter for Vaccine Development has a long history of coordinating complex vaccine development projects. We are excited about our opportunity to collaborate with the researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health," says David J. Ramsay, D.M., D.Phil., president of the Baltimore campus of the University of ...

UNC-CH to lead $34 million effort to see if girls can become more fit

...edicine, is principal investigator for the study's coordinating center. The overall goal will be to improve girls'... fitness and keep them at acceptable levels. The coordinating center will make sure the study is done the same way at each site, prepare study materials and gathe...

Marijuana use rises and falls with price and perceived harm, study shows

...rs the ImpacTeen project and serves as the overall coordinating center for the Bridging the Gap initiative. ImpacTeen, with UM's YES! project, is building on existing information about youth alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use and abuse and collecting data on trends, markets, policies, legislation, enforcement,...

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

...ollaborative effort with the Hartford Institute in coordinating and developing guidelines for this important initiative. We are delighted to be able to foster and showcase nursing schools in the forefront of meeting their responsibilities to adequately prepare students through outstanding geriatric curricula, say...

Columbia presbyterian to participate in accord diabetes study

... ACCORD is organized as seven networks each with a coordinating hub and several recruiting sites. The hub for the northeastern network is on the Columbia University Health Sciences campus; its 10 clinical centers are located in the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. Four of the 10 clinical centers are C...

Study: Ripped aortas kill often, but new knowledge may aid survival

...n. The University of Michigan Health System is the coordinating center for the International Registry of Aortic Dissection, or IRAD. One startling finding: Nearly 33 percent of those struck by Type A aortic dissection died in the hospital, despite the high experience level of staff at the IRAD institutions. T...

NHLBI researchers find long-acting beta-agonists not as effective as inhaled corticosteroids in treating persistent asthma

...University of California, San Francisco. The data coordinating center is at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA. The NHLBI Guidelines define mild-to-moderate persistent asthma as asthma that produces daily symptoms and/or nocturnal symptoms more than five times a month and/or requires medicines to ...

University of Pittsburgh leads major national study on treating patients who have diabetes and heart disease

...sburghs Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) is coordinating the study, which received a grant of more than $52.2 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, $4.2 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases and $15 million from Glaxo Smith Kline. Known as the ...

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