Tag: "scientific" at medical news
Alliance congratulates Congress and NIH
...oud partners with both to ensure that the conduct, scientific
review and dissemination of research truly serve the public's interests. We firmly believe the compromise path that NIH has identified, to make research available six months after publication, will address this opportunity intelligently without threa...
New treatments for infertility are unjustified
...y are undergoing tests and treatments that have no scientific
rationale and are linked with known risks to mothe...powerful treatments that have, as yet, no rational scientific
basis," they conclude....
FDA tried to discredit whistleblower over drug safety claims
...ler also said that Dr Graham's study could reflect scientific
misconduct. After some investigation, the "anonymous" call was found to come from FDA management, attempting to discredit Dr Graham. Mr Tom Devine, legal director of the Government Accountability Project said the FDA's attacks on Dr Graham's c...
ESA at the world's largest medical exhibition
...n not only provides a great opportunity to conduct scientific
experiments that it is simply not possible to carry out on Earth, it also offers a unique environment for technology demonstrations, product testing and marketing campaigns. An example of successful technology demonstration in space is the commercial...
Study finds mental health needs of older adults substantially underserved
...outcome. Karlin presented the study at the annual scientific
meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. In an article published in the October 2004 issue of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Karlin and co-author Michael Duffy identify significant barriers to geriatric mental health service...
FDA grants accelerated approval of TYSABRI, formerly antegren, for the treatment of MS
...ization of novel therapies, Biogen Idec transforms scientific
discoveries into advances in human healthcare. For product labeling, press releases and additional information about the company, please visit http://www.biogenidec.com . About Elan Elan Corporation, plc is a neuroscience-based biotechnology compa...
Long-term obesity linked to loss of brain tissue in women
...blished in the November 23 issue of Neurology, the scientific
journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Loss of brain tissue has been linked to cognitive decline. Researchers in Sweden studied the relationship between body mass index and brain atrophy (loss of brain tissue) in 290 women. The women were born...
Study helps define headaches of whiplash
... research involving neck muscles is giving a solid scientific
definition to whiplash that may help identify and ...roscience at the University of Alberta. "Having a scientific
framework for whiplash injects a great deal of objectivity into a subjective realm where there are a...
Chernobyl disaster caused cancer cases in Sweden
...g such a correlation. It is being published in the scientific
journal Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. A rise in cancer cases related to the Chernobyl accident has previously been established in studies carried out in the former Soviet Union. After the nuclear power accident at Chernobyl on April...
'Fatally flawed' legal analysis will not stand
...any scientists, and facilitates exploration of new scientific
frontiers. These technological advances are provid...opportunities to enhance access to and archive the scientific
Policy-makers should enhance selection process for Presidential S&T appointments
... for information that would have no bearing on the scientific
or technical expertise they would provide during c...and technical areas -- and certainly well-grounded scientific
and technical information." The study committee emphasized the need for credible, trustworthy S&T ex...
'Plague and Fire' a tale of public health, imperialism, race relations, catastrophe
...sonance, especially his analysis of the effects of scientific
uncertainty on policy, competing perceptions of private interests and the common good, and the potential for public health interventions to become vectors for disaster," Fox commented. Released this month (November), the book is based on sou...
Prialt receives positive CHMP recommendation for intrathecal treatment of severe chronic pain
...Products for Human Use (CHMP), the human medicines scientific
body of the European Medicines Agency. The CHMP has recommend that Prialt be indicated for the treatment of severe, chronic pain in patients who require intrathecal (IT) analgesia. The CHMP's positive recommendation will now be proposed for final mar...
Data suggest ADDERALL XR significantly improved simulated driving in young adults with ADHD
...ecturers at national and international medical and scientific
Compound in apples may help fight Alzheimer's disease
... the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific
society. On the basis of serving size, fresh apples have some of the highest levels of [the antioxidant] quercetin when compared to other fruits and vegetables and may be among the best food choices for fighting Alzheimers, says study leader C.Y. Lee...
Brain inflammation found in autism
...tp://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/ana ), the scientific
journal of the American Neurological Association. ...for any of these. In recent years, there have been scientific
hints of immune system irregularities in children with autism, but not all studies have confirmed th...
Panel offers recommendations for monitoring adverse events from dietary supplements
...ng Programs for Dietary Supplements" is the latest scientific
review to be released by the Life Sciences Research Office (LSRO), WWW.LSRO.ORG . The LSRO is an internationally renowned, non-profit organization located in suburban Washington, DC that provides independent expert evaluation of issues, opportuniti...
NIAID launches influenza genome sequencing project
...t influenza genome sequencing project with several scientific
partners. The project will help researchers unders... the impact of annual flu outbreaks and to improve scientific
knowledge of the emergence of pandemic flu viruses. NIAID's collaborators include the National Cente...
St. Jude scientist wins International Society of Experimental Hematology award
...The award will be presented during the ISEH annual scientific
meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, July 31, 2005, and c...5+ countries around the world, and holds an annual scientific
meeting that attracts more than 1,000 participants....
Affluent countries should embrace 'kangaroo' care
...ne in an accompanying commentary. He explains that scientific
study has provided us with evidence for a range of effective interventions that should be widely practised in all neonatal units. In his view, "KMC forms a valuable and evidence based part of this important repertory of increasingly baby sensitive ca...
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