Tag: "proposals" at medical news
Who will take responsibility for corporate killing?
...s that this sentence in the [UK Government's] 2000 proposals
indicates its thinking. "In considering the potential liability of corporations in the criminal law, the Government has borne in mind the reason why the corporations were established in the first place"-ie to generate profits for largely unaccountabl...
Trends in private Medicare+Choice plans provide warnings for Medicare debate
... City, June 25, 2003--As Congress debates Medicare proposals
that would shift more beneficiaries into private insurance plans, legislators may first want to examine the often tumultuous history of the six-year-old Medicare+Choice program, Medicare's managed care alternative to its traditional fee-for-service p...
Brady announces collaborative grant to develop radiation injury treatment
...F is currently completing its review of additional proposals
and plans to announce further cooperative research awards in the near future. The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress and established by the National Science Foundati...
Experts welcome major reforms to the coroner's service
...here in the United Kingdom, say the authors. These proposals
would mean greater integration of the services required in death investigation, with medical issues left to those with appropriate medical training, add the authors. The new system will require funding, but the status quo is not acceptable, they conc...
New Commonwealth Fund analysis compares candidtes' health care reform proposals
...sis by The Commonwealth Fund of health care reform proposals
of major presidential candidates reveals a range o...wealth Fund. "The good news is that there are many proposals
on the table that take a serious look at this problem and provide workable solutions, and the public...
NIAID initiative addresses primary immune deficiency diseases
... peer-review advisory panel will evaluate research proposals
and make funding recommendations to the steering committee. Members of the steering committee include Hans Ochs, M.D., Principal Investigator--University of Washington, Seattle, WA Rebecca Buckley, M.D.--Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC...
New CDC-funded HIV program at UNC integrates treatment with prevention
...tal health centers. The report called for research proposals
to develop effective "secondary prevention" progra... into treatment of HIV-infected individuals. UNC's proposals
were accepted for funding. Counseling and education efforts are at the heart of these prevention act...
Cardiff universities to merge
...efits of collaboration. I look forward to further proposals
coming forward from other institutions in Wales"....
Lose weight fast the ESA way!
...paign, by submitting microgravity-based experiment proposals
to the Agency. The next campaign is scheduled for Spring 2004, with proposals
due by 12 January. And if you want to know what the experience really feels like read on! First ...
New report reveals long standing problems in NHS research strategy
...h Foundation is calling for comments on a range of proposals
for action to support a new programme of activity to help develop health services research. The Nuffield Trust will also be taking forward a number of initiatives in this area....
Earth Institute at Columbia University hosts State of the Planet 2004
...sity State of the Planet 2004 also showcases the proposals
for early actions recommended to the United Nations by its Millennium Project, aiming to cut global poverty in half by 2015. The conference will generate recommendations on the best scientific practices, action priorities, and most urgent areas for i...
Leading cancer doctor calls for new guidelines to control early reporting from clinical trials
...stitut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium, is putting proposals
for new guidelines to the Breast International Group (BIG) and, if BIG agrees, the issue would be discussed with the North American Breast Intergroup. She said that breast cancer research had not been well served by trials of adjuvant therapies aimed...
Study finds few new antibiotics are in the pipeline
...d on the issue before Congress. IDSA is developing proposals
that will be presented to Congress and the Bush administration this spring....
Rising young psychiatry researchers receive prestigious international award
...ar we are astounded with the diversity of research proposals
received and are reassured to see the desire to achieve greater understanding of the psychiatry field." Dr Yildiz will use her award to investigate neurochemical alterations in acute mania and the effects of the protein kinase C inhibiting drug, tamo...
Long history of missed opportunities plague Medicare prescription drug benefit
...wn merits and instead were usually tied to broader proposals
to reform Medicare. This was the case at various t...escription drug benefit directly reflects previous proposals
and mistakes of the past. In 1989, Congress repealed a limited Medicare drug benefit it enacted the ...
Friedman School of Tufts: Policy Points
...y, Tillotson noted that there's no indication that proposals
to tax foods high in sugar or fat, or control advertising to children, will work alone to combat obesity. "Could more progress be made by framing the issues as the conflicting objectives of long-established agricultural, industrial and economic polic...
Female & black legislators more likely than others to prioritize children's health
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When it comes to new proposals
to protect children's health at the state level, w... counterparts to sponsor child health bills. Their proposals
made up 37 percent of all child health bills while their total number of proposals
made up 16 percen...
Drug to fight virus in transplant patients moves forward in trials
...ompted by a National Institutes of Health call for proposals
to find drugs to treat CMV infections. The U-M researchers collaborated with scientists at what is now GlaxoSmithKline, leading to prompt clinical evaluation of maribavir. But advances in treatment of HIV and AIDS patients temporarily slowed interes...
International MRC trial finds a routine treatment for head injury may do more harm than good
...ed at a later date. The team is putting together proposals
to trial other potential treatments, in particular treatments for excessive bleeding which accounts for most trauma deaths worldwide....
Stanford to test effects of drug widely used for pediatric hypertension
...oprusside as well. Hammer and Drover plan to write proposals
for additional off-patent drug contracts in the future. "It's going to be a long, slow process catching up with these drugs that have been long out of patent," said Drover....
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