Tag: "private" at medical news
Report urges Congress to increase medical research
...arch Retirement Foundation is the nation's largest private
foundation devoted solely to aging and retirement issues. Established in 1978 by John D. MacArthur, its grants support programs, research and policy addressing aging and retirement issues. The report is being disseminated to Members of Congress, se...
Avon Foundation-AACR launch new international scholar awards
... countries; Not be employees or subcontractors of private
industry; Be holding a first faculty appointment at the level of Instructor, Acting Assistant Professor, or Assistant Professor, and have held this appointment for no longer than five years by December 31 of the application year. (A candidate with a...
Competition among Medicare health plans not a cure-all
...s, provider networks, and other factors to support private
plans or competition; that beneficiaries don't have an incentive to change plans unless there are better benefits; and that market instability is an issue to be concerned about in structuring market-based strategies. As Medicare confronts future fis...
Vaccine shortage study exposes nations 'patchwork' system
... is provided to all children, including those with private
insurance. Only 14 U.S. states have universal vac...ublic vaccine supply, combined with the variety of private
vaccine sources, gives the United States its "patchwork" vaccine system, says Freed. Eighty percent...
HHS announces research plan to fight autoimmune diseases
...evention and the Food and Drug Administration, and private
organizations. In developing the plan, the committee analyzed the existing NIH research program and sought the advice of non-federal scientists. Highlights of the plan include the following: The Burden of Autoimmune Diseases: Studies will more accu...
Videotaping message helps black teens eat more fruits, veggies
...sition that one's public displays shape a person's private
self," Wilson explains. "That is, how we present ourselves to others has a powerful influence on how we come to conceive of ourselves and subsequently behave." In this case, the students in that group were videotaped while they were interviewed about...
Making therapeutic kitchens more like home aids Alzheimer's patients
...perature are all features that can be used in both private
houses and nursing homes to aid those with memory-loss illnesses, he said. The researchers also found it is important to keep kitchens accessible by varying counter heights to accommodate shorter residents, those in wheelchairs and those who must b...
UF study: Adolescent girls who set goals too high may risk anorexia
..., middle- to upper-middle-class girls who attended private
schools in New York City. The girls were interviewed between the ages of 12 and 16, and then again when they were 14 to 18 and 20 to 24. Working with Graber were Audrey Tyrka, a resident in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown Uni...
NIAID releases 20th anniversary edition of Jordan Report on vaccine research
...arasites. For example, NIAID has collaborated with private
and academic researchers to plan the first human t...IAID works closely with partners in the public and private
sectors. The Institute has created new programs to foster these relationships and spur vaccine resea...
Nearness of supermarkets boosts peoples intake of nutritious fruits and vegetables, study reveals
... "Based on our previous research showing a lack of private
transportation in predominately black neighborhoods, we suspect that white Americans may have a larger geographic area in which to select places to patronize. "We believe these neighborhood differences may account in part for disparities in diet and...
Fortified orange drink eases 'hidden hunger' in 3rd world
...rganizations, developing-country institutions, the private
sector and academia....
Vitamins valuable for baby boomers eye disease
...hich drugs to cover under government-subsidized or private
insurance plans. We're creating models to look at this, and at the value of these treatments for eye disease."...
$2 million federal grant to study cancer drug action
...imulating innovation through partnerships with the private
sector. ATP's early stage investment accelerates the development of innovative technologies that promise significant commercial payoffs....
Extra care needed for dying patients
...nsive cancer centres than at teaching hospitals or private
practice. Just over one-third of the respondents reported that they feel emotionally "burned-out" by having to deal with too many deaths, but the analysis revealed that burn-out was not so much associated with over-exposure to dying people but had mo...
The CDC has awarded $4.5 million to UCSFS Institute for Global Health
...g, and influence health policies in the public and private
sectors. The AIDS Research Institute coordinates and integrates all AIDS research activities at the University of California, San Francisco. ARI stimulates innovation and supports interdisciplinary collaboration aimed at all aspects of the epidemic d...
OHSU chemoprotectant technology licensed for biotechnology development
...on of a licensing agreement with Oxiquant, Inc., a private
bio-pharmaceutical company, founded and financed by Paramount Capital Investments, LLC, a New York-based venture capital and merchant banking firm specializing in the bio-pharmaceutical industry. The agreement grants the exclusive right to Oxiquant ...
A little blue and purple helps body fend off deadly parasites
...cariz's colleagues included Dr. Edward Shanbrom, a private
researcher who is a pioneer in the use of products to clean transfused blood; Gerald Manning, chair of molecular biology and biochemistry; and John Owens, research associate at the College of Medicine....
Survey: Medicare gets higher marks from enrollees than private insurance
...ous if they want to make the program more like the private
sector, according to the Commonwealth Fund's surve... to reform Medicare that would pattern coverage on private
employer coverage run the risk of undermining the confidence of the people it is designed to serve."...
Disabled seniors formerly on SSDI hit hardest by drug costs
...her beneficiaries and have fewer opportunities for private
prescription drug coverage. "State and Federal rel...argeting drugs, HMOs are cutting back benefits and private
and public services are providing lower levels of support than in the past." The researchers found ...
U-M School of Nursing team develops software to track work of nurses and results
...lling benchmarking studies or spinning it off to a private
company, or whether grants might pay for its use a...a program to provide these functions, but when the private
sector didn't show interest, she and nursing colleagues decided not to wait and to do it themselves....
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