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The Health Consequences Of Nuclear Arms Trade In The Subcontinent Should Not Be Overlooked

...l. The author concludes that it is imperative that international sanctions do not add to the misery of the millions who will bear the brunt of such measures. Contact: Professor Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan...

Drug Reduces Heart Attack, Death Rates In Patients With Unstable Angina

DURHAM, N.C. -- An international study of heart patients indicates anewly approved drug, Eptifibatide, could reduce heart attack and death duringthe critical month following hospitalization for up to 35,000 Americans annuallywith a particular heart condition. Results of the study ar...

International Study Finds Statins Raise Good Cholesterol, Wake Forest Physician Reports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--A new international study shows a class of drugsknown as statins raises levels of the good cholesterol, John R. Crouse III,M.D., reported in a presentation today to the European Society of Cardiology inVienna. Crouse, professor of internal medicine (endocrinolo...

UCSF AIDS Research Center Receives Major New Grant From NIH

...AIDS research byfacilitating interdisciplinary and international interactions, technologytransfer through academic-industry collaborations, research disseminationactivities, and community outreach. NIH institutes funding the awards are the National Institute of Allergy andInfectious Diseases, the National Cance...

Better Survival For Women With Breast Cancer -New Evidence On Chemotherapy

...er randomised study of chemotherapy for cancer, an international collaboration organised by the Imperial Cancer Research Fund'sClinical Trial Service Unit at Oxford University, followed 18,000 women withbreast cancer. Among women aged under 50 whose cancer had already spread to the local lymphglands at the time ...

The Dangers Of Advertising Drugs On The Internet

...ans of preventing such activities would be with an international initiative. On investigation, the authors found that some companies misuse the internet for uncontrolled distribution of drugs that have never been tested or have even been evaluated as ineffective, unsafe or dangerous, by national authorities or med...

Clinical Trials Announced Using Non-Invasive Innovative MRI To Diagnose Breast Tumors

... "This grant is a vehicle to bringthis world class international research project to the Chicagoland area. We hope it will enhance the standing Chicago has as a major center of scientific medical research," Dr. Creticos concluded. Robert D. Cavallino, M.D., Chairman of the Illinois Masonic Medical Center's Depar...

This Week's Forecast May Be A Heart Attack

... at sea level," Amouyel says. The millibar is the international unitfor measuring atmospheric pressure. "When atmo...lar Diseasestudy. Called the MONICA Project, this international study focuses on trends,risk factors and treatments for heart disease and stroke. The findings sug...

Beta Blocker Significantly Improves Heart Failure Survival

An international study of almost 4,000 people with heart failure findsthat adding the beta-blocker metoprolol to standard treatment increases survivalby about 35 percent. The results are so positive that the study was stoppedthree years earlier than planned so that a...

Drip And Ship: Start Drug Early, Especially If Plan To Transfer Heart Patient To Larger Hospital

...e sicker patients tolarger facilities. The international 11,000-patient PURSUIT trial, the results of whichwere published this summer in the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstratedthat eptifibatide significantly reduced the 30-day incidence of death or heartattack in heart patients who were admitted ...

PAHO Working With Affected Communities In Central America

...ed they receive generous material support from the international community, the affected countries have the necessary experience to control the epidemiological situation, said Dr. Claude de Ville, chief of PAHOs Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Program. He urged public health related humanitarian and non...

Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America

...ongovernmental organizations, neighboring townsand international agencies have been doing great work mobilizing tra...ree months, with a good organizationalcapacity and international support, to reestablish the minimum services," shesaid. "Repair and rehabilitation of the health ne...

Study Shows Foreign-Trained Doctors Can Ease Rural Physician Shortages

...North Carolina at Chapel Hill study. "Many international medical graduates agree to practice in rural areas...nois (39 percent).States with more than 20 percent international medical graduates in ruralareas were New York, Kansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana,North Carolina a...

Smoking-Related Deaths On The Rise Among American, French Women

... says King. He will be participating in an international conference titled "Tobaccoand Women: Understanding the Past, Changing the Future" on Nov. 23-24 in Paris.He is also planning a joint French-American conference on smoking....

PAHO Director Urges Health Protection In Hurricane Talks

...lthOrganization, Dr. George Alleyne, called on the international community Thursdayto protect the health of the Central Americans affected by Hurricane Mitch andsought support for a project to control and eventually eliminate cholera. "I met just last Sunday in El Salvador with the Health Ministers of the affected...

Engineering Study For The CDC Shows How To Fight Low Childhood Immunization,Save Millions In Health Costs

...search and the Management Sciences (INFORMSR) isan international scientific society with 12,000 members, including Nobel Prizelaureates, dedicated to applying scientific methods to help improvedecision-making, management, and operations. Members of INFORMS work inbusiness, government, and academia. They are repres...

American Association Of Pharmaceutical Scientists Announces PharmSci™, The Association's First Online Journal

...s in publication, rapid publication with immediate international access,and direct links to other information sources. In this medium, we are notlimited by the need to print, but we can use the entire resources of the web,"said Sade. AAPS is a professional, scientific society of more than 9,000 members employedin...

Cancer Added To Hangover Headaches

...vy drinking may also cause cancer, according to an international team ofscientists. Acetaldehyde is produced by the human body as it processes theethanol in alcoholic beverages and, in addition to the "morning after" effects,has been shown to damage certain genetic building blocks. Now scientists haveshown that...

JAMA Study Shows Jefferson Medical College Program Brings Family Physicians To Small Town America

...choolgraduates in the state, and with all U.S. and international graduates. All PSAPgraduates were also compared w... coming fromthose schools. Among all national and international medical school graduates,PSAP graduates represented 12 percent of all family physicians in ruralPenn...

Public And Private Healthcare Must Pool Resources To Beat Cancer

...spitals, the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and the international expertise practiced in many private hospitals in west London. Sikora argues that "what is needed..... is political will and capital investment from both the public and private sectors... to create a single site...which could co-ordinate the new stru...

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