Tag: "prepare" at medical news
Decreased sensitivity in the brain to estrogen may help explain menopausal changes
...ones are needed for normal menstrual cycles and to prepare
the body for pregnancy. In this study, the hormo...eatments to an independent panel. This panel will prepare
a state-of-the-science statement to provide guidance to women and their doctors, as well as to sugge...
New 'ITN Scholars Program' provides junior faculty opportunity to develop clinical trials expertise
... the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and prepare
documentation for clinical trial protocols, navigate various regulatory requirements of clinical trials, plan and manage single and multicenter trial implementation and monitoring in the fields of transplantation, autoimmunity or asthma/allergy. ...
US syphilis epidemics not driven by increases in unsafe sex say researchers
...help doctors and sexual health workers predict and prepare
for future outbreaks of the disease. Troughs in the number of cases offer an unprecedented opportunity for eradication of the disease. However, when this opportunity is missed, an epidemic is likely to follow." The researchers believe the role of pop...
Telemedicine is healthcare's new frontier
... centres. The European Space Agency has decided to prepare
the ground for a Telemedicine Programme to be presented at the next ESA Ministerial Conference. This is in response to the need to further tailor support for the development of telemedicine via satellite to comply with the key priorities of the healt...
Article highlights confusion about Homeland Security safety symbols
...eries of pictorial safety symbols designed to help prepare
citizens in the wake of specific scenarios that might occur during a nuclear, chemical, or biological terrorist attack. However, in a study conducted by Christopher Mayhorn, Michael Wogalter, and Jennifer Bell of North Carolina State University, part...
Doctors need to prepare for blood shortages now
Doctors need to prepare
for shortages in the supply of blood for transfusion, warns an expert in this week's BMJ . Dr Adrian Copplestone outlines how changes that might reduce the supply of blood are afoot and are going to affect all clinicians who use blood and blood pro...
More training needed to care for growing geriatric population
...velopment and curriculum changes be made to better prepare
future physicians to handle this growing patient base. In 2001, 53 percent of ambulatory (outpatient) visits by patients 65 and older were to nonprimary-care specialists, an increase of 13 percent from 1980. "Until recently, most physician visits by ...
Tobacco industry pays scientists to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk
... scientists on at least two different occasions to prepare
articles challenging the SHS/SIDS connection. The first one failed to attract an influential journal. But then Philip Morris retained a consultant to write a comprehensive review of all known risk factors for SIDS. Philip Morris was to provide the li...
Dealing with conflict in caring for the dying patient
...of the problem. The next step for physicians is to prepare
themselves for negotiation by identifying what happened and empathize with the family and their emotions. Once the physician is ready to negotiate with the family, the physician must begin the conversation in a non-judgmental manner. The authors sugg...
Flu pandemic coming, US not prepared
Immediate action is needed to prepare
the United States for a deadly pandemic of influen...ndemic strikes." IDSA has outlined seven steps to prepare
for a flu pandemic. The first four recommendations should be applied immediately. The last three ar...
NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine
...accine trial marks a key advance in our efforts to prepare
to respond to an avian flu pandemic," adds Dr. Fauci. Sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA, manufactured the trial vaccine, which is an inactivated vaccine made from an H5N1 virus isolated in Southeast Asia in 2004. Sanofi pasteur, formerly Aventis Pasteur...
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