Tag: "courage" at medical news
Fogarty International Center establishes Sheldon M. Wolff, MD Fellowship On International Health
...ayed so much integrity in his work, and he had the courage
to follow through in difficult times. He influenced science in many countries." Rachel Nugent, Ph.D. is the first recipient of the Sheldon M. Wolff, M.D. Fellowship on International Health. An international economist by training, Nugent served most...
Parents can help black teen girls talk about condom use
...d issues may help children gain the motivation and courage
to discuss safe sex techniques with sexual partners, the researchers say. Because the sequelae of STD infection in women are especially problematic and costly, prevention efforts specifically tailored for this population are particularly important, s...
Powerful burn-prevention video wins national award
...y belongs to the children and families who had the courage
to tell their stories and share their pain, so that others won't have to endure what they've gone through," says executive producer Fran Victor, who made "In an Instant" with her partner, cinematographer Bill Harder. CINE names Golden Eagle winners ...
Chemists show proteins behave differently inside cells than they do in water solutions
...n biology, but very few investigators have had the courage
to look at proteins in the complex soup they actually live in." The National Science Foundation, the Petroleum Research Fund and the Smallwood Foundation supported the study, said Pielak, also a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Cent...
Bridge Medical shares expertise at Washington Patient Safety Conference
...tal has earned widespread industry respect for its courage
and integrity in disclosing a fatal medical error committed almost a decade ago. The error and its consequences have been the focus of numerous reports, from Bridge Medical's award-winning "Beyond Blame" documentary, which premiered in 1997, to a Dat...
NYC firefighters and EMS workers go tobacco-free
..., yet, another great challenge and hope that their courage
and resolve to quit smoking will inspire other smokers in New York and around the country to do the same." The Tobacco Cessation Program is offered free-of-charge to participants and is made possible by FDNY, The CHEST Foundation, Pfizer Corporation...
Survival improves in clinical trial for severe birth defect, with or without fetal surgery
... within the context of the trial. He credits the courage
of mothers and families who came to UCSF seeking fetal surgery. "Our patients learned that we had developed a promising new therapy, but we did not know whether fetal intervention, which includes risks to the healthy mother, would be the right choic...
Vietnamese doctor to receive human rights award from NY Academy of Sciences
... p.m. Dr. Que will be cited "in recognition of his courage
and singular moral responsibility as a medical doc...s. One of the first of many examples of his civil courage
was his willingness to treat students and others who were injured during demonstrations against the ...
South Africa in denial over number of deaths from HIV/AIDS
...eeds to stop being defensive and show backbone and courage
to acknowledge and seriously tackle the HIV/AIDS crisis of its people. The progress in provision of antiretroviral treatment to all people with advanced HIV has been painfully slow since the Government's first report of a planned programme in August,...