Tag: "service" at medical news
Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices
..., which will be evaluated at 'in-service' loads at service
temperatures and environments. Kad and his colleagues aim for eventual commercial adoption in the power-generation market. MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING Ken Vecchio , Professor "Development of Cost-Effective Amorphous Steels" $50,000 The a...
How women can avoid migraines during that time-of-the-month
...P) in the journal, Headache. The page is a public service
of ACHE, the patient education affiliate of the American Headache Society (AHS) and includes concise information that is useful for both patients and physicians. January's page covers Menstrual Migraine: What You Should Know. This first patient han...
Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt ranked 8th in nation by 'Child' magazine
...erbilt has been awarded a very public honorfor the service
the hospital provides. The Children's Hospital has beenranked in the top 10 children's hospitals in the nation, according toChild magazine. Child magazine made the announcement Jan. 4 on the NBC morning showToday. The Children's Hospital was listed n...
A new service from the European Patent Office
...ine range of products and services of a new online service
called Register Plus. A "one-stop shop" for access to bibliographical, procedural, legal status and file information, Register Plus will make patent information in the public domain more transparent and easier to access, which in turn will help stim...
Veterans in better health than other residents of nursing homes, new test for evaluating tinnitus
... This study describes health conditions, health service
use, and personal characteristics of veterans in community nursing homes. Investigators used the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to compare records of 7,926 male veterans to 159,203 other male residents who were admitted to community nursing homes during 2000...
National Academies news: Gulf War and Health
...n actual exposure levels experienced by individual service
members -- a critical factor when assessing health...xperienced chronic health problems following their service
in the Persian Gulf region are asking whether exposure to various chemical, biological, or environme...
Rutgers-Newark researchers link early movement, brain development
...e late stages of pregnancy should perform the same service
for the human sensor "Brain activity can occur independently of movement, but it is useless unless it is somehow tied to the events in the surrounding world," Dr. Buzsaki notes. "What we have found is that the very first pattern ...
Voluntary health organizations, publishers announce major information initiative
...INFORM ( www.patientinform.org ) is a free, online service
dedicated to disseminating original medical resear...onal and public education, advocacy, and community service
programs so people across America can live stronger, longer lives. For more information visit www....
Studies reveal physicians' attitudes on end-of-life care
...perience with dying patients or frequent religious service
attendance. Among ACP physicians who had cared fo...rend." The association with frequency of religious service
attendance held true no matter what the religious affiliation of the physician. Kaldjian said the st...
Younger children in the child welfare system could benefit from specialty mental health services
...s examined how patterns of specialty mental health service
use among children involved with child welfare var... age, and race/ethnicity were strong predictors of service
use rates. Additionally, increased coordination between local child welfare and mental health agenc...
Immigration & psychiatric disorders
...ts fully understand the causes of these disorders, service
providers and policy makers have immediate use for the results." Lead author Bridget Grant, Ph.D., Chief of the Laboratory of Biometry and Epidemiology in NIAAA's intramural research program, and her colleagues found that non-Hispanic Whites' life...
Grab 'n' go breakfast better serves middle school children
... breakfast problem by focusing on a way to improve service
anonymity, as well as the effectiveness of the Sch...lk cooler. The school already had a portable food service
line. The researchers chose to test the new program during the last month of school so it would end...
Report finds new model of care can improve quality, lower costs and increase physician efficiency
...es, future plans call for the Center to expand its service
offering to family physicians across the country. ..., developing customized and integrated product and service
packages, refining existing products to meet family physicians' needs and providing consultation, ad...
Virtual colonoscopy shows significant promise as colorectal cancer screening option
...tients on a widespread and consistent basis." As a service
to AGA members and their patients, the AGA assembled a task force of gastroenterologists, radiologists and epidemiologists to undertake a critical analysis of available information on the capabilities of CT colonography and to consider its potential ...
ESA service makes customised maps available to African aid workers
...aster Mapping Service (HUMAN). Since last year the service
has been using satellite imagery to prepare on-dem...ganisations for a test period. In the future, this service
could be shared between humanitarian NGOs and associated groups. The cost of the infrastructure will...
Scholarship to attract 'top students' for optometry
...he UH Distinguished Optometry Alumna Award for her service
to the college, profession and her local community. Hopping currently specializes in family and children's vision with emphasis on learning disabilities in an optometric practice in Clear Lake, Texas, where she resides with her husband, Ron Hop...
Study finds mental health needs of older adults substantially underserved
...ew recent investigations of mental health need and service
utilization among older adults, and the only known...fy significant barriers to geriatric mental health service
use and provide recommendations and directions for improving the current delivery system. "We are f...
Surgery without the scapel: U. Va. Health System marks fifteenth anniversary of Gamma knife
...ly run," Sheehan said. "What we offer in terms of service
that goes along with the purely technical side of the Gamma Knife is superb." For those considering Gamma Knife surgery, just visit http://www.uvagammaknife.com to learn more about the procedure....
Smacking legislation is unworkable for doctors
...upport of the kind proposed in the recent national service
framework for children is the best long-term solution, argues Professor Stewart-Brown....
Computer assisted standing orders improve adult immunization rates
... are outside the medical mainstream, the inpatient service
may be the best or only opportunity for delivery of such vaccines," said study senior author Clement McDonald, M.D., Regenstrief Professor of Medical Informatics, Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and director of the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. T...
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