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UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years
...lOncology (ASCO) in May. "This is terrific news
for the patients and terrific news
for us," saidKamen, holder of the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation Distinguished Chairin Pedi...
Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
... those neighborhoods beating the odds. "The good news
is that there are more neighborhoods that arebeating the odds than those which, against expectations, haverelatively high infant death rates, despite the safeguards ofeducational and economic stability," said Auffrey who willpresent his work at two u...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
... and being overweight or obese." The good news
about tobacco use is that, compared with 1965 when...00 arepotentially dangerous," Hill says. "The good news
is that people can takelifestyle-related actions to lower their levels of cholesterol - actions such...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...der the name Proscar. ### To automatically receive news
releases from UT Southwestern viae-mail, send a message to UTSWNEWS-REQUEST@listserv.swmed.edu . Leave the subject line blank andin the text box, type SUB UTSWNEWS...
Hospitals Discourage Consumer Questioning Of Bills, Study Suggests
...ssue of Fortune.Hospitals, along with airlines and news
casting, were at the bottom of theFortune index. Hospitals as an industry had only a 67% satisfaction rate, whichwas a 5.6% drop from the previous year. The study, "Averting Expected Challenges Through Anticipatory ImpressionManagement: A Study of Ho...
Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
...compensation methods."This study does provide good news
to the health consumer," Conrad notes."Compensating physicians in ways that encourage productivity does not appear --at the physician/patient level -- to be resulting in substantial differences inthe level of services provided per patient. For examp...
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
... The professor reported her team's results at a news
conference today(March 19) at an American Heart Association meeting in Santa Fe, N.M. Other investigators, including schools of medicine, nursing and publichealth faculty, were Dr. Robert G. McMurray, professor of physical education; Dr. Shri...
New Stroke Treatment Likely To Decrease Health Care Costs And Increase Quality Of Life
...ke with little or no disability. "The good news
about this study is the benefit it delivers both to thepatient and the health care system in terms of long-term quality of life andrealized cost savings," said Michael D. Walker, MD, Director of the Division ofStroke, Trauma and Neurodegenerative Dis...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
...can MedicalAssociation, which has issued a similar news
release. ANN ARBOR---Good communication between patient and doctor is as important tostaying out of the hospital as getting the right asthma medicine, a new study bya University of Michigan researcher shows. Noreen M. Clark, dean and professor of th...
Advisory: Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine
...rotection against otitis media carry even moregood news
for children. Otitis media, an ear infection common in children, can be an extremely painfulillness for children. It is also associated with fever, irritability, sleepdisturbances, anorexia and vomiting. Clinical trials funded by the vaccinemanufac...
Products For Weight Loss Or Increased Energy Can Be Deadly, Warn Poison Control Experts
...n to increaseheart rate and blood pressure. Since news
of that tragedy, we have receivedseveral calls about these types of products, which are often sold as 'dietarysupplements' or 'metabolic enhancers'," said Christine Haller, MD, a consultantwith CPCS and a fellow in medical toxicology at UC San Franci...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...h major articles in newspapersand cover stories in news
magazines. None of that kind of attention has beenpaid to the damage caused by cigarette smoking, which involves a much largerpopulation of children than those whose mothers are involved with crack cocaine. "Given that this is not a case wher...
Wired By Words
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conference will take place in the Whidbey Room of the WestinSeattle Hotel, 1900 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington. It will occur at an international meeting devoted exclusively to the science ofacoustics: the Joint 16th International Congress on Aco...
The following news
conference will take place in the Whidbey Room of ...raton Hotel and Towers and the Westin Seattle. A news
release onthe meeting can be found at http://www.acoustics.org/press_release.html . Acoustic Surge...
Injecting Drugs With Sound Waves
The following news
conference will take place in the Whidbey Room of the WestinSeattle Hotel, 1900 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington. It will occur at an international meeting devoted exclusively to the science ofacoustics: the Joint 16th International Congress on Acou...
Intervention can help reduce risky sexual behavior, according to results published in Science
... nation's response to HIV. Please note: A related news
conference will take place on Thursday, 18 June at 1p.m. on the main campus of NIH, Wilson Hall, Building 1, Bethesda, MD. For moreinformation, contact the NIMH Office of Scientific Information at 301-443-4536. For copies of the NIMH study or...
Over 6,000 Technical Presentations Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Boston, August 23 - 27
... Further information on the meeting, including news
releases, will bedistributed to media representatives in early August. # # # # A nonprofit organization with a membership of more than 155,000 chemists andchemical engineers, the American Chemical Society publishes scientific journals,convenes maj...
Many Gay Men Infected With HIV Are Opting To Delay Treatment, Despite
Availability Of Drugs
... decisions regarding treatment options." "The good news
is that many individuals may be thinking about treatment optionsand are making up their own minds," he added. "My guess is that these men are seriously looking at these recommendations,talking to their friends and doctors, and making informed choices...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
... creative scientists and engineers. "This is great news
for the laboratory. I am proud of the accomplishme...or this importantrecognition. This is a major good news
event for the researchers at the INEEL.We hope you will be able to attend this press conference....
Epilepsy Drugs Useful To Treat Alzheimer's, Studies Find
...rms of dementia. Thefindings are a glimmer of good news
for the treatment of some ofthe most disturbing aspects of the disease, which afflicts about4 million people in the United States alone. The results by University of Rochester scientists are beingfeatured at a media briefing this week at the 6th...
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