Tag: "resources" at medical news
Work-site wellness programs
...iance of small and mid-sized businesses that share resources
and ideas in an effort to encourage more businesses to invest in employee and community wellness programs. Lindsay, an M.P.H. and C.H.E.S., has more than 20 years of health education experience, including 10 years managing Mobil Corporation's health ...
UC Davis child abuse conference focuses on emerging trends, including self-mutilation, violent young males
...neglect. "Thanks to the increase in awareness and resources
to help families and victims of child abuse and neglect, there has been a slight decline in the number of reported cases over the past five years," says Marilyn Peterson, director of the Child and Adolescent Resource and Evaluation (CAARE) Center at ...
UPenn Cancer Center receives two-year $500,000 grant from Lance Armstrong Foundation to establish cancer survivorship program
...cancer requires physical, social and psychological resources
and support. Living Well After Cancer will bring together the medical and psychosocial resources
breast cancer survivors need in order to develop new ways to live healthy, rewarding lives." "Test...
NIAID events highlight global health research
...h and suffering, most often in regions lacking the resources
to research and combat the diseases. ICTDR has established collaborative studies between NIAID scientists and researchers from endemic areas, strengthened cooperation among different government agencies and international organizations, and encourage...
Training for doctors improves screening for risk-taking in teens
...that pediatricians feel they lack the training and resources
to do more, she said. The study is part of a UCSF-led research program to improve the delivery of preventive services for adolescents. It was led by the UCSF Division of Adolescent Medicine in cooperation with Kaiser Permanente Medical Group of North...
Wolfgang Glasser receives ACS award for wood chemistry, bio-based composites research
...onmental quality, and growing dependence on fossil resources
have heightened industrial interest in technologies that use biobased (renewable) resources. With the help of the CIT, Virginia Tech established a pilot facility to demonstrate the conversion of carbohydrate-rich residues from agricultural and fore...
Drug war strategy: First fund enforcement then switch to treatment, says O.R. paper
...treatment should receive a larger share of control resources
when a drug problem is mature than when it is first growing. If initiation rates subsequently decline, for example because the drug is universally recognized as dangerous, then enforcement's budget share can drop further without reigniting the epidem...
Health service in "political denial" about need for rationing, claims leading economist
...biquitous cacophony" about lack of money, existing resources
are not used properly, he says. Variations in prac...e is to maximise health improvements using limited resources
by targeting them at activities that are cost effective and produce the greatest health gain for all...
Dartmouth Medical School professors study the uneven landscapeof newborn intensive care services: Variation in the neonatology workforce
... for understanding whether neonatal intensive care resources
are located in accordance with risk and whether more resources
improve newborn outcomes. In the past 30 years, the number of neonatologists has increased while t...
Science, engineering and technology news tips -- August 2001
...ture took hold, groups that efficiently used plant resources
were able to increase their populations dramatically. Media contacts: Robert Bettinger, UC Davis Anthropology, 530-752-6343, email@example.com ; Peter Richerson, UC Davis Environmental Science and Policy, 530-752-2781, firstname.lastname@example.org...
Care of head injuries falls well short of recommendations
...d complained of access problems because of lack of resources
or radiologists. Only Addenbrooke's Hospital offer...lling to assume responsibility, but only providing resources
were made available. Both sets of authors conclude that levels of care for head injured patients are...
Chemical society convenes regional meeting in San Antonio, October 17-20
...nalytics, Round Rock, Texas, 512-918-1712) Water resources
and water quality along the Rio Grande Growth in...border between Texas and Mexico is impacting water resources
and quality. (Louis Manz, University of Texas at San Antonio, 210-458-4450) Environmental health i...
Dentists deliver preventive messages to finance committee
...re lagging behind expectations. Unfortunately, the resources
of the program are too often wasted on bureaucratic red tape, that increases the administrative burden of dentists, while steering the focus away from the oral health needs of the people, said Dr. Sweetnam. The government recognized the need to impr...
Costs of caring for elders with dementia
...lt choices regarding the allocation of health care resources
as the U.S. population ages and the prevalence of dementia increases," says A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., study co-author and U-M associate professor of internal medicine. "Since about 35 percent of the care-givers are spouses, elderly women may be especi...
The impact of terrorist attacks on women: A report of findings from a national survey of American women
...ent feel that local agencies are devoting adequate resources
to public safety and only 17 percent are very confident in the ability of local and law enforcement agencies to deal with bio-terrorism. -Different Women, Different Needs- Differences in the attitudes of women vary by ethnicity, age, sociographic a...
Navy medics going digital
...ork that will illuminate all the available medical resources
in one visual map display. This tool will allow us...allowing medical facilities to better manage their resources
and contain contagious diseases by juxtaposing data from a medical database with a medical facility ...
Deaths at Bristol not explained by low volume of operations
...r. It does not necessary follow that concentrating resources
in fewer centres would reduce deaths, he concludes....
Urinary incontinence of rural older women dramatically improved by behavioral techniques
...rable, because they are often poor, and healthcare resources
and long-term care facilities are lacking in rural areas, she said. These research results are good news for older women, said Dr. Patricia A. Grady, Director of the NINR. They indicate that easy to use behavioral strategies work well, and that once...
Organizations renew professionalism vows
... traditions and uneven distribution of health care resources
worldwide but said that the charter is not limited to Western medicine. The charter is intended to promote an action agenda for the profession of medicine that is universal in scope and purpose. Members of the Medical Professionalism Project comment...
$3 million gift from Purdue Pharma to support MGH Pain Program
...pain and provide caregivers with the knowledge and resources
they need to help patients who are suffering from pain, perhaps needlessly." The educational initiatives that the Purdue gift will support at the MGH include development of courses that will offer educators in the health professions up-to-date inform...
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