Tag: "international" at medical news
New study of first successful targeted therapy for breast cancer launched; Thousands of volunteers sought
... UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center, will be the largest international
clinical trial to investigate Herceptin in women with early-stage breast cancer. Up to 600 institutions on five continents may participate in the clinical trial through the Breast Cancer International Research Group (BCIRG), a global network that spa...
Madison to host Ecologists Aug. 6-10
...arpenter's priorities include promoting a stronger international
approach to solving large-scale ecological problems, such as global climate change, ozone depletion, habitat destruction, ecosystem management and restoration, extinction and loss of biodiversity. Carpenter's research focus is on biocomplexity, wh...
Study: N.C. educates only a quarter of physicians practicing in the state
...s or Canada," Ricketts said. "Almost 30 percent of international
medical graduates practiced in non-metropolitan areas compared with about 21 percent of those who went to medical school in the U.S. or Canada." Thirty-five percent of N.C. doctors completed their residencies in the state, he said. Almost 10 percent ...
U-M, World Health Organization host telemedicine symposium
...e on a local, regional, national and international
scale. The symposium, t...h., will bring together national and international
scholars and leaders in telemedicine/telehealth science, technology and clinical pract...
West meets East - WHO tuberculosis treatment
...s Banatvala and colleagues from Merlin (a UK-based international
health-care agency) compared the effects of WHO short-course chemotherapy with standard Russian antituberculous treatment. New adult tuberculosis patients were included in a trial and allocated to receive either traditional Russian tuberculosis trea...
Virginia Tech students discoveries can help prevent water-borne diseases
...pers on his findings and made a presentation at an international
water treatment conference in London. "Paolos subject area is so new that we had a hard time finding people with enough knowledge of the field to review his papers," Edwards remarks. On September 20, the Mendocino District Office of the California De...
Global Nursing Partnerships conference addresses international nursing shortage
... tackle the global nursing workforce crisis. The international
nursing conference, "Global Nursing Partnerships: ...ng government chief nursing officers, national and international
nursing association leaders, and human resource directors/health planners. Secretariat for the int...
Fresh hopes for treatment of malaria in Africa
...an early stage of development. Drug development to international
regulatory standards takes time, but Africa is in desperate need of an effective and affordable alternative to pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine....
Dead sea environment helps sufferers of heart conditions, cystic fibrosis
...month, Prof. Abinader presented his research at an international
conference at the Dead Sea Research Center in Isra...rays. Dr. Berkovits, who presented his study at an international
conference in the Netherlands, calls the Dead Sea a "multi-factor environment" because different pro...
Development of blood clots following long-haul flights prevented with single dose of enoxaparin sodium
...d University Funds. The study was conducted by an international
group of researchers from the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy, and led by Dr. Belcaro. The results of this study were presented today at the American Heart Associations Scientific Sessions 2001 conference, one of the worlds largest annual cardio...
The impact of terrorist attacks on women: A report of findings from a national survey of American women
...nterested and are paying attention to national and international
developments. Survey Focus/Content/Methodology CFGE commissioned Greenberg Quinlan Research Inc. to conduct a survey among approximately 1000 women around the country to measure the impact of the terrorist attacks on their daily lives, economic stabi...
People with chronic health problems are heaviest users of medical care, but system not organized to meet their needs
...PhD, professor of health policy and management and international
health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and national program director for Partnership for Solutions, an initiative to improve the care and quality of life of Americans with chronic health conditions. "Millions of Americans suffe...
Experts announce global antimicrobial resistance initiative - World preview of the Global White Paper on bacterial resistance in respiratory tract infections - a call for concerted international action
...ratory Tract Infections (RTIs) was discussed by an international
faculty of leading experts as a prelude to the 41s... Control and Prevention (CDC). "Despite numerous international
and national recommendations for resistance control, few large-scale interventions have been impleme...
Foot-and-mouth 'on the move in Asia'
... Gleeson says the laboratory is also involved with international
collaborators to develop a better diagnostic test ...ere production losses and is a major constraint to international
trade in livestock and livestock products....
Society of Nuclear Medicine supports inclusion of PET as a CMS reimbursed indication for Alzheimers disease
...ons for PET. The Society of Nuclear Medicine is an international
scientific and professional organization of more than 13,000 members dedicated to promoting the science, technology, and practical application of nuclear medicine. SNM is based in Reston, Virginia. For more information, visit www.snm.org....
New safety regulations reduced injuries requiring treatment for children, study suggests
...ly today (Jan. 17). After presenting results at an international
injury conference in Montreal in May, the scientists plan to publish them in a professional journal. We reviewed and analyzed all 5,402 reports of medically attended injuries in regulated childcare settings in North Carolina over the three and a ...
Rollins family gives $4.2 million to establish new Office of Public Health Preparedness at Emory
...e best interests of the local,state, national, and international
communities," said Dr. Berkelman, who will serve as the Rollins Professor of Public Health Preparedness. "We needto strengthen the public health infrastructure and capacity to address naturally occurring infectious disease outbreaks, as well as those...
International study highlights underuse of reperfusion therapy for heart-attack patients
...of this treatment strategy, conclude authors of an international
study in this weeks issue of THE LANCET. The benefits of reperfusion therapy- the use of fibrinolytic agents and/or coronary angioplasty to restore coronary artery bloodflow -for patients with acute coronary syndromes have been established, but there...
Duke researchers identify the mechanisms by which drug combinations kill fungal infections
...e CHUV Hospital in Lausanne, Switerzerland, and an international
scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Their studies demonstrated that the combination of cyclosporin and fluconazole successfully eradicated fungal infections, but the cellular targets and the mechanism of drug action were not understood. E...
Tackling the threat of nuclear terrorism
...is to abolish nuclear weapons and establish strict international
control of all fissile materials that could be use...bility to aid survivors would be very limited. The international
community urgently needs to expand its effort to secure existing stockpiles of nuclear weapons and m...
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