Tag: "members" at medical news
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...tice and all who served as family medicine faculty members
at the state's four medical schools. The overall r...revious year." On average, family medicine faculty members
gave almost 71 hours in volunteer time during the past 12 months, and community practitioners gave c...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
... made the research possible. In fact, Montague and members
of his team developed the software for hyperscanning and have made it freely available to the research community. In this study, Montague and his colleagues, including the paper's first author, Brooks King-Casas, measured, via functional magnetic res...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
... mutant gene responsible for causing FASPS in five members
of an extended family. The gene is known as casein...he mutated form was compared to the gene in family members
who did not have FASPS.) Next, they determined that, in a test tube, the activity of the enzyme (CK1...
Do minorities survive hospitalization better than others?
...Resuscitate (DNR) order can certainly guide family members
who are faced with difficult end-of-life decisions and might have simplified the plight of Terry Schiavo. Increasing usage of these orders can factor into the interpretation of clinical observations. While two recent studies showed lower in-hospital ...
Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study
... Hospitals." The researchers, all DMS faculty and members
of the VA Outcomes Group in White River Junction, VT, interviewed each center's marketing department and obtained all non-research-related print advertisements distributed by the honor roll centers during 2002. They found that while 16 of the 17 ac...
NHS target driven culture is failing patients
...hree sites, delivered by six teams and by numerous members
of within each team, while the information passed to her GP was patchy," he writes. "Worryingly, it was the system increasingly engineered to medical technicians rather than to professionals that seemed to be responsible," he says. "The presiding t...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
... the web site or by calling 1-888-644-2667. The 12 members
of this State-of-the-Science panel were selected f...ritically examining scientific evidence. The panel members
came to this process free of academic or financial bias regarding the conference topic. As condition...
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
...ncluding graduate student Justin Laird and faculty members
Mitch Rosen and Ethan Montag, is funded by the Sharp Research Laboratory of America. In this case, Pelz's team is exploring how people view rapid motion on the new class of large displays. Knowing how fast an object is moving across a viewer's retin...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...Europe and works with its National Cardiac Society members
to facilitate national adaptations and translations of each Guideline issued....
Public policy should address the social factors behind ill health
...In an accompanying commentary, which names all the members
of the new Commission, Lee Jong-wook (Director-General, World Health Organisation) states: "Some links between poverty and health seem obvious but in practice they can be complex and paradoxical. As Marmot points out, there are countries with a gross...
Epidemiologist Trichopoulos receives $5.8 million Department of Defense 'Innovator Award'
...iscovery, and communication. More than 300 faculty members
are engaged in teaching and training the 900-plus student body in a broad spectrum of disciplines crucial to the health and well being of individuals and populations around the world. Programs and projects range from the molecular biology of AIDS vac...
University seeks recruits for arthritis study
...s are twice as likely to suffer from depression as members
of the general population. In addition, previous research has indicated that depression and pain could impair cognitive performance, for example, performance on tasks that require attention and concentration." The team, based at the Royal Edinburgh H...
Explosion of child obesity predicted to shorten us life expectancy
... adults. More than 500 scientists, including eight members
of the National Academy of Sciences, nine members
of the Institute of Medicine and 10 members
of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Children...
Doctor suggested cannabis for pain relief, says one in six medicinal users in the UKMUHC study
... times a week. 62 per cent said a friend, family members
of acquaintance had suggested it and 55 per cent said they had read a book or article about cannabis. 19 per cent were prior users or had found out its benefits by accident and 16 per cent said their doctor had suggested it. The majority of users (...
Community-based care beats standard clinic in lowering heart
...recommendations by an advisory board that included members
of the local African-American community. The other 168 people received care at a traditional health care clinic. About two-thirds of both groups were women and 80 percent of both groups had health insurance. The community-based clinic was in an apa...
Cardiologists underestimate racial and ethnic disparities in care
...ns to participate in the Web-based survey to 1,371 members
of the American College of Cardiology, American He...nly data to support the fact that patients who are members
of minority groups report more problems understanding the advice they are given. When you ask physi...
Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans
...st national standards for these risk factors, than members
of the primary care group. These results were strongly tied to the community group's taking medications as prescribed. While the Hopkins findings favor enhanced community-based care for blacks, they do not explain why blacks suffer from higher rates...
Euroscience Open Forum 2006 launches call for proposals
...tific organisation founded in 1997 with over 2,000 members
in 40 countries. In order to promote dialogue between science and society, ESOF2006 will be jointly held with the Wissenschaftssommer (German national science week) in Munich. The Wissenschaftssommer is organised annually by Wissenschaft im Dialog, ...
GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...90 percent of non-vaccinated susceptible household members
may develop the disease when exposed to people infected with pertussis. Pertussis, which is under-reported and under-recognized, is a common cause of prolonged cough illness in adolescents and adults. In fact, in a clinical study involving 442 ado...
Dealing with conflict in caring for the dying patient
...SBURGH, March 15 How can a dying patient's family members
and physicians get along when faced with difficult... In the physician-family conflict scenario, family members
may have concerns that hospitals do not respect their roles as caregivers, that they do not get the ...
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