Tag: "funding" at medical news
Getting older and feeling weaker?
...nd performance for a major auto manufacturer. With funding
from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, he is studying the relationship between the physical and mental demands of certain tasks. Another project focuses on the effects of work conditions on fatigue. One factor he is studying, for example, is how ...
Wake Forest professor to evaluate managed care patient protection laws
...lso being done with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funding
- to assess the impact of managed care "on patient satisfaction and trust, access to care, ease of referrals to specialists, constraints on medical decision making and the use of financial incentives." Six states reflecting a range of legal and ...
New AstraZeneca awards program recognizes, supports future leaders in neurology and psychiatry
...ation through the support of those most in need of funding
young clinicians and researchers, said Ron Polinsky, M.D., Vice President, Global CNS Medical Director, AstraZeneca. Through the Young Minds in CNS Awards Program we will create partnerships with neurologists and psychiatrists to enhance effectiven...
First medicinal cannabis studies approved by research center
...ifornia research institutions were recommended for funding
by the CMCRs independent Scientific Review Board f...c Review Board to evaluate proposals and recommend funding
for those that meet our high scientific standards, within the strict procedures established by Healt...
UI report calls for national commitment to reduce workplace violence
... workers each year, and calls for a major research funding
initiative to better understand its causes and prevention. "Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation," produced by the Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC) at the UI, was the result of a workshop held last year in Washington, D.C. The workshop,...
Duke chemists synthesize fungus compound that could lead to oral diabetes drugs
... studying the chemistry of the IGF-1 receptor with funding
from CapCURE, a foundation begun by Michael Milken to address prostate cancer. "There are many other so-called growth factors in the cell that have similar though not the same kind of receptor," he said. "And we're thinking that these molecules we...
University of Toronto study shows more, not less, surgery improves outcomes for children with ear infections
...000 children in Ontario receive tube surgery. With funding
from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, U of T researchers found that the two-pronged approach reduced the need for further surgery and hospital readmissions for ear infection-related reasons by half when compared to the tube surgery alone. ...
UCSF policy center presents Congress with road map for HIV vaccine development
...ing an HIV vaccine. We have presented both direct funding
options and market based incentives in order to ta...the means to deliver a vaccine. Besides increased funding
for public sector vaccine research projects, such as those being conducted by the National Institute...
Sergio Lombroso Award in Cancer Research presented to
...r. Pandolfi added that he plans to use part of the funding
to develop joint research projects with scientists and graduate students from the Weizmann Institute. Dr. Pandolfi dedicated his scientific presentation to the memory of his mother, who died of lung cancer, and expressed confidence that as research c...
Drug war strategy: First fund enforcement then switch to treatment, says O.R. paper
...models two hypothetical alternatives: unrestricted funding
- offering whatever level of treatment and enforce...ave the political capital needed to obtain massive funding
- even if the specific drug problem is still relatively small - and the will to do so, although they...
Diet and exercise dramatically delay type 2 diabetes
...ocial Science Research within the NIH. Additional funding
and support was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service, and the American Diabetes Association. The study also is funded in part through a Cooperative Research Development Agreement (CRADA) with Bristol ...
Study provides new evidence that chemical in tomato sauce may help fight prostate cancer, particularly in black men
...hose products include tomato-based goods, provided funding
for this study....
Biomolecule studied for medical uses
...se, Grinstaff's research just received $250,000 in funding
from the Johnson & Johnson Focused Giving program,...to stimulate exploration in medical science. Other funding
sources include the Pew, Sloan and Dreyfus foundations. In a spring 2001 issue of the Journal of th...
...y detect differences from the norm. Developed with funding
from the Office of Naval Research for reading submarine sonar signals, the device offers enormous commercial potential as a screening device for Alzheimers disease. NeuroGraph, which received Food and Drug Administration clearance in June, reads br...
Generic vs. name brand medications
... Shield of Michigan Foundation provided $50,000 in funding
toward the research. Among their findings: --In spite of changes in the marketplace and projections for massive growth, generic drugs appear to have stabilized at about 40 percent of prescriptions and 10 percent of pharmaceutical sales. Kirking said...
30 years of fighting cancer: Forum discusses future of war on cancer
...licy recommendations for prevention, treatment and funding
priorities, proposed by the National Cancer Legislative Advisory Committee. Speakers include: -- The Honorable Paul G. Rogers, a leader in the passage of the National Cancer Act and current Chair of Research!America. --Brian J. Druker, M.D., Profe...
Studying growth, poverty and well-being in Africa
...with Clark Atlanta University (CAU), have received funding
to support a five-year, $8 million effort to conduct research and training aimed at promoting economic growth and relieving poverty in Africa. The activity is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID). Heading the multidisciplina...
DFG to support twelve new Clinical Research Units
...tion concerned is obliged to provide 50 percent of funding
over a running period of six years. At the same time, close co-operation between clinic scientists and basic researchers has to be ensured. This is to facilitate a networking of clinical research as well as professional standards, the establishment o...
LIFE-SAVER: World's largest cholesterol-lowering trial reveals massive benefits for high-risk patients
...e of five and a half years in 69 UK hospitals. The funding
of 21 million (US $32 million) was provided by the...nducted and analysed entirely independently of all funding
sources by the Clinical Trial Service Unit of Oxford University. It started in 1994 and ended only l...
New depression and anxiety treatment goals defined
...mental health treatment and for increased research funding
to examine not just the roots of mood disorders but also patients treatment outcomes. -About Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)- Clinical depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting more than 19 million Americ...
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