Tag: "support" at medical news
Helping answer needs by developing specialists in autism
...r educators and other professionals provide better support
for children having the disorder. The Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center (CSATC) at Riley Hospital for Children recently launched Helping Answer Needs by Developing Specialists in Autism (HANDS in Autism). The program was established with a $...
New hand-held information system for emergency responders
...nts reported in 2004. A useful feature of WISER is support
for identifying an unknown substance. Using input about observed physical properties of the unknown substance, along with reported symptoms and observable signs among victims, WISER can help the user narrow the range of substances that may be involve...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for March 15, 2005
...55. Editorial writers say that the results do not support
a strategy to give all adults over age 55 a "polypill," containing low doses of several drugs that modify some CHD risk factors (Editorial, p. 467). 3. C-Reactive Protein Probably Does not Predict Risk for Colorectal Cancer (Article, p. 425.)...
Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women
...uman Services, Bethesda, Md. Dr. Margolis received support
from an award from the NHLBI. Co-author Annalouise R. Assaf, Ph.D., is an employee of Pfizer Inc. Editorial: Leukocyte Count in Vascular Risk Prediction In an editorial accompanying this study, Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., of the University of Vermon...
Obesity among African-American stroke survivors increases risk factors for recurrent stroke
...ure and glycemic [blood sugar] control." "Our data support
the association of increasing risk factor profiles and decreasing risk factor control with increasing weight," the authors conclude. "This is particularly important in African American stroke survivors, as this group has been shown to have a worse ri...
AACC and The Endocrine Society partner to promote patient education
...ch AACC launched this year in an effort to broaden support
within the medical community for Lab Tests Online, the Internet's premiere public resource on laboratory testing. Lab tests play a vital role in medical decision-making, but often, doctors and patients don't make the time to discuss the tests or thei...
Neurobehavioral function during coma, stroke rehabilitation effective for elderly
...tification of factors such as education and social support
that fostered a high QOL in the present group may provide the focus for rehabilitative changes for others who undergo laryngectomy....
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...urces will serve as a magnet to attract additional support
for the potential creation of a larger Institute f...nt of the Glenn Foundation. Historically financial support
for research into the biological mechanisms of aging and efforts to extend the healthy lifespan has ...
Gene for age-related macular degeneration discovered by Yale researchers
...proach, instead of an educated guess. Our findings support
greater use of this technique." Other authors on the study are Caroline Zeiss, Susan T. Mayne, Michael B. Bracken, Colin Barnstable and Shrikant M. Mane of Yale; Robert J. Klein, Richard S. Sackler, M.D., Chad Haynes and Jurg Ott of Rockefeller Uni...
Openness is key to winning the war over MMR
...ure of leadership by health professionals, lack of support
for them from policy makers (including the prime minister), and mischief made by journalists. The solution is not to affect distain for the bearers of false news but develop two-way communication about risk between experts and the public as equals, h...
Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic
... Marlink added. The Botswanan government's ongoing support
of efforts to control the spread of HIV/AIDS has been a key to the creation of the ARV clinic. "From President [Ketumile] Masire to President [Festus] Mogae, the leadership on approaching the epidemic as a national epidemic has been unbelievable," Dr...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...ed by the Lion Corporation (Japan), is intended to support
improvements in oral health sciences through the s...ute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to support
travel for US dental students and NIDCR-supported research trainees to present their research at the...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored with one of the nation's top awards for quality
...eaders. None of this would be possible without the support
and involvement of our board of directors, medical...regivers real-time and provides rules and decision support
to clinicians as they're making decisions, is a very powerful tool in ensuring patient safety and qu...
End AIDS drug waiting lists, HIV care providers tell policymakers
...ry federal program dedicated to providing care and support
for people living with HIV/AIDS. Ryan White inclu...White programs provide aid ranging from social and support
services like legal services, child care, and housing assistance to access to antiretroviral medicat...
Panacea or Pandora's box
...ation errors, so, too, must they push for research support
in that area so that IT systems can be constantly tested, evaluated, and modified, as necessary," adds co-investigator Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine at Penn and Chair of its Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Two Groups...
Emotional memory study reveals evidence for a self-reinforcing loop
... Such insights into the nature of emotional memory support
a therapeutic process that can affect "reconsolidation" of traumatic memories, said Cabeza. "Some studies have suggested that when you retrieve a memory it can not only be re-encoded, or reconsolidated, but you also put it into a labile state in whic...
Tobacco industry pays scientists to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk
.... As published, the article mentions the financial support
of Philip Morris, but does not acknowledge that th...he practice of accepting tobacco industry funds to support
research. "The tobacco industry's long and consistent history of manipulating the content and presen...
Study: Two brain systems regulate how we call for help
... person's past experiences and what kind of social support
system may be in place....
University of Manchester awarded 826k for brain science and mental health research
...es. Our joint aim in this initiative is to improve support
for trials of new treatments and other high quality research, to help find the most effective ways of caring for patients. These grants will help patients by speeding up the translation of research from laboratory to the clinic."...
Curious female rats survive tumors longer
...s with rats are consistent with those findings and support
the notion that personality traits may have a significant impact on health and resilience to disease." Cavigelli, who joined the Penn State faculty in August, detailed the results at the American Psychosomatic Society meeting in Vancouver, Canada, in...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10