Tag: "promotion" at medical news

College of Nursing professor develops videos for computers to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior

...ffectiveness of computerized tailored video health promotion messages as another approach to reduce HIV risk be...cus groups and communicating this wisdom in health promotion messages." After analyzing the information from the focus groups, a series of digital video vignette...

UIC receives $8.1m for public health research, training

... $1.3 million grant to study cost-effective health promotion for older workers. "Our study will help us begin t...er adults, while they are still working, in health promotion activities," said Susan Hughes, co-director of the Center for Research on Health and Aging at UIC an...

Dana-Farber receives CDC grants to develop health promotion/prevention programs in the work place

...aling $3 million to develop workplace-based health promotion and prevention programs. The DFCI studies represe...ill provide one of the first evidence-based health promotion programs for mobile workers. Previous research identified unions as a trusted source of information...

Team-centered program effective in reducing disordered eating among athletes

...lum succeeded in most of its prevention and health promotion goals," the authors write. "Following their sport season, intervention students reported less ongoing and new diet pill use and less new use of athletic-enhancing, body-shaping substances (amphetamines, anabolic steroids, and muscle-building supplem...

Researchers discover potential skin cancer prevention target

...of its newly discovered role in the initiation and promotion stages of skin cancer, intensive effort should now...tical sets of genes involved in the initiation and promotion of cancer," says DiGiovanni. "Furthermore, we have evidence that if you block the action of STAT3, y...

Little benefit from comprehensive assessment of older people in general practice

...ervice Framework Programme, which calls for health promotion in older people and a uniform geriatric assessment process. The number of disabled older people is expected to increase worldwide over the next decades. Programmes that reduce or delay the onset of disability in older people should therefore receive ...

Health issues may affect grandmothers who are primary caregivers

...hallenges they faced, expressed interest in health promotion for themselves and their grandchildren and were committed to actively seeking ways to raise their grandchildren more effectively. While facing a unique set of challenges and responsibilities, the grandmothers also acknowledged the obstacles are offse...

Hepatitis C at epidemic levels among young injectors in London

...ion. There has also been a lack of targeted health promotion campaigns about hepatitis C in recent years....

St. Jude scientist wins International Society of Experimental Hematology award

...mental Hematology (ISEH) has been dedicated to the promotion of the cutting-edge science. The society today has more than 1,400 members in 45+ countries around the world, and holds an annual scientific meeting that attracts more than 1,000 participants....

Confronting ageism and economics

...ealthy lifestyle affordable and accessible? Can promotion and prevention reduce health disparities? Are drugs the answer--does our obsession with drugs undermine personal and public investment in prevention? Come and have a voice in this interactive session. Our speakers will share their views on...

Female condoms overlooked in fight against spread of HIV/AIDS

...ich examines the past eight years of female condom promotion in Africa, Kaler interviewed 34 health care workers from the United States and South Africa. She discovered that "female condoms, like other reproductive technologies, are judged against the 'gold standard' of the birth control pill: a discreet, ...

Thinking beyond deworming

...of safe water supplies, sanitation facilities, and promotion of hygiene measures, such as handwashing, use of l... on goals 2 and 3--universal primary education and promotion of gender equality--is also clear. An investment of as little as $3.5 per child on helminth control ...

ESMO and Imedex announce partnership for the World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer

... (ESMO) today announced their collaboration in the promotion of The World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, a clinically-focused Congress that has attracted thousands of oncologists and gastroenterologists since its inception in 1999. In a joint statement Paris Kosmidis, MD and President of ESMO, Stefan Te...

Guidelines for following pediatric cancer survivors aim to reduce medical complications

...nding appropriate health care after cancer, health promotion through diet and physical activity and health issues after childhood cancer. Specific medical issues such as eye problems, liver and bone health, hepatitis and the risk of second cancers are also addressed. As new information becomes available it wil...

Special JAMA commentary on lessons learned from troubles with COX-2 inhibitors

... cardiovascular calamity. The combination of mass promotion of a medicine with an unknown and suspect safety profile cannot be tolerated in the future. An aggressive position going forward is necessary for not only ensuring the safety of prescription medicines, but also to restore a solid foundation of publi...

Tobacco-company-sponsored parties with free cigarettes may encourage students to start smoking

...f the survey if they had been exposed to a tobacco promotion at a bar, nightclub, or college social event. This is the first study that has measured young adults' exposure to a tobacco industry marketing strategy that has assumed greater prominence since the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement, in which the toba...

Counseling encourages exercise; environment changes may help

...h is needed to establish which methods of exercise promotion work best in the long term to encourage different types of people to be more physically active," Hillsdon says, noting that most of the studies included in the review lasted less than a year. The review appears in the January issue of The Cochrane Li...

Health initiatives can help peace building in the Middle East

...lude activities on health of mothers and children, promotion of health in young people, nutrition and infectious diseases. Overlapping components of these projects include co-authorship of presentation and papers, joint research meetings, international exchanges and training, visiting scholars, fellowships, co...

Medical meeting to feature research findings and disease prevention and health promotion sessions

...d emerging issues in disease prevention and health promotion highlight the program for Preventive Medicine 2005...tion, and Related Agencies), previewing the health promotion and disease prevention issues facing the 109th U.S. Congress, Mark McClellan, Administrator of the ...

Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member is funded to develop an interactive computer system

...approach to deliver culturally relevant HIV health promotion messages in a medium that has not previously been ...rally relevant video vignettes that deliver health promotion messages to promote safer sexual practices, according to Jones. "HIV/AIDS among urban women is on...

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