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National Health Study Launched On The Internet

...alyses will beprovided without cost or without any obligation to join the study. Data fromthose participants who do choose to join the will be used to test how exercise,diet, and dietary supplements affect disease risk. All information providedwill be strictly confidential. Over the previous six years, Willi...

Duke Physicians: Clinicians Have Ethical Obligation To Consider Alternative Medicine

...only conventionalmedical therapies have an ethical obligation to help their patients who areconsidering non-trad...e of "doing no harm," clearly stands asan enduring obligation of physicians, Sugarman said. Besides offeringinformation, doctors must take a careful history to d...

Managed-Care Incentives Should Be Disclosed, Physician Says

...wn physician. Managed-care plans also are under no obligation to informpatients about the financial incentives they offer to subcontracting physicians.The federal regulations single out for special scrutiny plans whose financialincentives place physicians at "substantial financial risk" -- doctors who couldlose...

Students Show Restraint Could Cut School Bus Injuries

...rd school buses in the United States. "There is an obligation to keepchildren safe," he said, "considering how many buses there are and how many miles these children aretraveling." Lincoln is pleased with the padded lap bar developed by Pantano andThompson, and he plans to bring it to the attention of school bu...

Millennium, Aventis Pharma form novel alliance

...products arising from the alliance, with a royalty obligation to Millennium. Product candidates that the compan...may be developed by either company, with a royalty obligation to the other. While the alliance will focus on the discovery of small molecule drugs, Millennium wi...

Two thirds of sports doctors have inadequate first aid skills

... other doctor, sports doctors "have a professional obligation to be competent and up to date." Both the General Medical Council and the Medical Defence Union make this perfectly clear, they say....

Science for global health - World Health Day 2001

... his book "The Fragile Species," said, "We have an obligation to assure something more like fairness and equity in human health. We do not have a choice, unless we plan to give up being human." Today, on World Health Day 2001, we urge renewed commitment to ensuring that the benefits of good health, including...

Patent rights stimulate R&D, but fall short in helping poor countries obtain lifesaving drugs

...pharmaceutical products because they were under no obligation to meet the same standard of intellectual property rights protection offered elsewhere (largely in the U.S., Europe and Japan), explained Medlin, co-author of the report titled Global Health Forum II - Intellectual Property Rights and Global Health: ...

Study examines benefits of caring for seniors

...ment, enjoyment and the satisfaction of meeting an obligation and providing quality of life to people. Knowledge of caregivers' degree of positive feeling can assist professionals in determining risk factors and needs. "Caregivers who cannot identify any positive aspects of caring may be at particular risk for ...

Researchers investigate needs of family members when a patient dies

The primary obligation of medical personnel is to the patient, yet when a patient dies, the needs of the patients family take precedence, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In a case report appearing in the May 2002 issue of th...

GlaxoSmithKline Drug Discovery and Development Award 2002

...radication of HIV and AIDS." The award carries no obligation to the recipient's organization for licensure, patenting or transfer of confidential information, although GSK may discuss the possibility of future collaboration with some applicants. An Expert Review Board comprised of acknowledged leaders in the f...

Hush little baby

... pain treated and the staff caring for you have an obligation to treat your pain." So after all this, do we know what parents should do when their babies start to cry? Not exactly. But Dr. Johnston points out that a lot of the things that parents do intuitively actually do work. "I think rocking, swaddling,...

Some patients are candidates for combined heart bypass, lung transplant surgeries

...limited supply of donor organs, we have an ethical obligation to make sure that when an organ becomes available, it has a high likelihood of surviving," Davis continued. "That is why patient evaluation and selection is vital." Duke performed its first lung transplant procedure in 1992. In the ensuing 10 years,...

Fossil fuels for household use are viable option for world's poor

...ns," said Smith. "We in the United States have the obligation to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions because we've enjoyed the benefits of high emissions with our higher standard of living. It doesn't make sense to ask the rural poor to shoulder this burden."...

GlaxoSmithKline Drug Discovery and Development Research Grant Program 2003

...bat the HIV virus. The research grant carries no obligation to the recipient's organization for licensure, patenting or transfer of confidential information, although GSK may discuss the possibility of future collaboration with some applicants. An Expert Review Board composed of acknowledged leaders in the fi...

Experts meet to challenge approaches of testing and developing cancer treatments

...greed. That said, the scientific community has an obligation to be self-critical and be willing to adjust current practices if they are not working. Our goal today is to kick-start the debate on how to radically improve future oncology drug development. The CDDS has recently sponsored similar workshops that ...

Landmark antidepressant analysis demonstrated significant efficacy of Effexor®/Effexor XR

...forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise...

Most physicians willing to serve but unready for bioterrorism

...percent who were unprepared. "Doctors have a moral obligation to care for the sick," said co-author Caleb Alexan...he surveyed doctors agreed that physicians have an obligation to care for patients in epidemics even if doing so endangers the physician's health. Fewer physician...

Urgent action required to prevent 500k deaths/yr worldwide from pregnancy-related causes

...roductive health faced by forced migrants, and the obligation of humanitarian agencies to respond to reproductive and sexual health needs. This week's Lancet editorial (p 1) concludes: 'The 1994 International Conference on Population and Development created an important plan for action in its reproductive h...

Climara Pro (TM) helps alleviate menopausal hot flashes and night sweats

...and Exchange Commission. Schering AG undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information or future events or circumstances or otherwise....

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