Tag: "service" at medical news
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...thics committee. Although these provide a valuable service
in drafting hospital policies and helping doctors ...and that most doctors and nurses who have used the service
find it helpful. Clinical ethicists could also contribute to the continuing medical education of hea...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...ipate regularly in one or more volunteer community service
activities, a unique new University of North Carol...at Chapel Hill study concludes. Often, that unpaid service
has no connection with where they work and receives no public support from their employers. "Philant...
UIC professor receives international humanitarian award
...ear to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary service
to humanity. "I am just overwhelmed and honored to receive such an outstanding award," said Epstein, who also serves as chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition and is author of "Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War." The award will be pr...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... each year of the last half century. However a new service
based on satellite imagery can provide early warning of areas susceptible to landslides, by highlighting tiny millimetre-scale slope motion that occurs ahead of larger-scale movement. The ESA-funded Service for Landslide Monitoring (SLAM) is being a...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...will feature Julius Youngner, Sc.D., distinguished service
professor emeritus of molecular genetics and biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the only surviving scientist from Salk's core research team; and David L. Heymann, M.D., who leads the worldwide polio eradication effort fo...
Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors
...f its type, shows that including spending in other service
sectors in the analysis reduced the between-community cost difference from 81 percent to only 18 percent more for system of care. Dr. E. Michael Foster, professor of health policy administration and demography who led the study, says, "Mental hea...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
...sell them, said Hersman, but rather provide annual service
agreements to provide polarized xenon on site in hospitals and research institutions. In time, Hersman said the number of employees could grow dramatically. "If we can demonstrate it is effective in not only assessing and monitoring diseases, but al...
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
...iated with the negative outcomes. "Health care and service
providers who interact with women who may be HIV-positive or are in an abusive relationship should routinely look for mental health issues, such as suicidal thoughts. It may be the case that crisis intervention is needed to help women in these situat...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...n Union. The Northern View recently extended this service
to the Southern Ocean for the first time, to ensure that participants in the Oryx Quest 2005 yacht race stayed safely away from icebergs and ice fields. This year also sees the launch of CryoSat, a dedicated ice-watching mission designed to precisel...
Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children
...years, will help to establish a world-class health service
infrastructure to support clinical research and embed good clinical practice and quality in all trials. This will include a national information technology system for research data capture, storage and retrieval, based in Liverpool. The Co-ordinatin...
CAS science spotlight identifies most requested article
...ent Request is counted when a user of a CAS search service
accesses the electronic full text of a document identified in a search. Listings of the most requested documents appear in CAS Science Spotlight at http://www.cas.org/spotlight . "Scientists like to know what are the exciting areas of science," said...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
... an IADR Officer but who has performed outstanding service
to the Association or distinguished service
over a period of time. Dr. Lehner has been an IADR member since 1964 and won the Basic Research in P...
New system for the analysis of facial movement in three dimensions
...bastian and adapted for use by the Plastic Surgery service
at the Hospital for facial applications, has received the 2004 Award in the Innovative Projects Competition for Young Entrepreneurs for Transference of Research Results (Ideactiva Gaztempresa). The device captures and quantifies facial movement in th...
eDocAmerica launches Hispanic Website for members
...he doctor's office and sit in a waiting room. The service
is saving money for corporations, associations and...ca, is Spanish-speaking, and of course, having the service
in the employees' language is of great service
to them and to us." In addition to the Spanish-langua...
Telemedicine revolution is 'disappearing' from the NHS
...y face similar problems of integration in a health service
which is not a single organisation, but rather a f...ion, and it is often assumed that the needs of NHS service
providers and of patients are the same. Professor May said: "Instead of involvement, we found abunda...
Acting techniques may help doctors empathize with their patients
...nagement of emotions to present a certain image in service
workers. Now, researchers from the University of W... so." Drawing from previous research that equates service
workers' labor to the work of stage actors, Larson and co-author Xin Yao, a doctoral student in the ...
Concerns over the future of children's health care in British general practice
...or providing a practice based quality child health service
for the 21st century and opportunities to develop special interests in various aspects of child and adolescent health, he concludes....
Schepens scientists regenerate optic nerve for the first time
...edical Center in Washington and met with dozens of service
men and women who could benefit directly from the good work of the people at Schepens. Their vital research will not only enhance the lives of our soldiers but also gives hope to every American who suffers from diseases of the central nervous system...
NYU Child Study Center receives grant from the American Red Cross September 11 recovery program
...dren of firefighters, policemen, emergency medical service
and port authority personnel whose lives were lost as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. This project was supported by a September 11 recovery grant from the American Red Cross Liberty Disaster Relief Fund. The program offers a...
UCLA neuroscientists pinpoint new function for mirror neurons
... magnetic resonance imaging and a well-stocked tea service
suggests for the first time that mirror neurons he...1) a hand grasping a cup without context; 2) a tea service
stocked with food and drink before use and after use, or context only; and 3) the grasping of a tea ...
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