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National Health Study Launched On The Internet

...ontacted every three months for the opportunity to update this informationand to report on their health status. At no charge, participants can choose tohave their dietary analysis sent to their physicians, health counselors, orwhomever they choose. Williams says his goal is to provide each person who enrol...

Advisory: Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine

...za viruses. "We have the methodology to constantly update the vaccine whenever new outbreakshave been identified,'' Maassab said. Maassab is a professor of epidemiology at the U-M School of Public Health, oneof the foremost public health research institutions in the country. Maassab, who was a research as...

New Guidelines Stress Early Potent Drug Cocktails, Individualized Therapy

...n information and drugs available in mid-1998, the update notes that 11 agents,in various combinations, now provide more choices for initial therapy ofindividuals with better long-term outcomes. Simpler drug regimens may offergreater compliance and convenience, and more sensitive monitoring of HIV levelsin ...

Osteoporosis Drug Evista (Raloxifene) Cuts Newly Diagnosed, Invasive Breast Cancer Risk By More Than 60 Percent

... least12-months' duration. The data are an update from those Jordan presented earlier this year atthe American Society of Clinical Oncology. The cancer preventive potential of raloxifene will be further exploredin the upcoming Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene (STAR) trial, a landmarkbreast ...

Medical Students Are Taking Risks With HIV During Elective Studies

...ude that medical schools should produce, regularly update and implement guidelines regarding protection from blood borne viruses during clinical studies, including electives. This view is supported in a paper by Peter Moss and Nick Beeching, also published in this week's BMJ who suggest that medical schoo...

Newly Updated HIV Treatment Guidelines For Adults And Adolescents Available On The World Wide Web

...he near future, the Panel will issue an additional update to the Guidelinesdelineating its recommendations regarding the use of the recently approvedprotease inhibitor, amprenavir (Agenerase). Co-conveners of the Panel on Clinical Practices for the Treatment of HIVInfection are Eric Goosby, M.D., on behalf ...

First woman commanding general for health care in Pacific speaks on Capitol Hill about Tele-Health

...eand strategic relationships. Maj. Gen. Adams will update and acknowledge the Congressional leadership andrecognize support from Sen. Kent Conrad (D.ND) and Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK),Rep. Larry Combest (R-TX) and Rep. Earl Hilliard ((D.AL). Senator DanielInouye (D-HI) has also been a force in the Pacific...

American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology update guidelines for treatment of heart attack

...Journalof the American Heart Association. The full update will appear in the Septemberissue of the Journal o...tings, such as in communityhospitals. However, the update goes further to recommend angioplasty as theoptimal therapy when patients are treated in a certain t...

Who should have heart bypass surgery? New guidelines will help doctors, patients decide together

...of Michigan Health System. The report is the first update of the standard-setting American College ofCardiology-American Heart Association guidelines in eight years. It charts therapid evolution of bypass surgery techniques, and competing medical and surgicaltechniques like angioplasty. Most significantly, ...

AAPS workshop to explore pharmaceutical reference standards

...n." The objective of the workshop is to provide an update on current and emerging issues in the development, characterization and use of reference standards. The workshop will be of particular interest to pharmaceutical scientists working in analytical research and development, quality assurance and contro...

CAN hosts national conference on arthritis research

...esearch Council will also be on hand to provide an update on the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Arthritis affects more than four million Canadians, a number that is growing rapidly as our population ages. Everyone either knows or is related to someone who has arthritis, and the public needs to un...

Product Quality Research Institutes (PQRI)

... Anniversary Milestones and Future Plans WHAT: An update on the Product Quality Research Institutes (PQRI) key events and milestones in its first year and future plans. Learn about the first three research projects that PQRI has adopted to undertake, the fundraising effort underway to support the research ...

NCEP issues major new cholesterol guidelines

...rol in adults. The guidelines are the first major update from NCEP in nearly a decade. NCEP, which is coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), develops new guidelines as warranted by research advances. Earlier guidelines were issued in 1988 and 1993. An executive summary o...

New UNC center plans intensive studies of retired athletes suffering disabilities

...e of it not yet published, that we are planning to update with a new, more rigorous scientific survey by May 25," said Guskiewicz, also director of the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory at UNC. "Hundreds of athletes retire every year, many of whom were forced to abuse their bodies throughout a career that...

Report shows decline in youth smoking, but work remains

...ontrol Monograph Series and offers the first major update of adolescent smoking behavior since 1994. The authors of the monograph examine trends in the percentage of young people who smoke, including data showing that initiation rates have declined over time for males at all ages. However, there was ...

Overstocked blood drains nations supply

... that researchers recommend that each institution update its policy according to its current blood usage. Because of modern advances, we are using less blood than we used to, particularly in surgery, says Kassell. Changing blood-use policies can decrease costs and make better use of this scarce and import...

UNC Center for AIDS Research database collaboration with SAS also helping patient care

...nders on basic health maintenance issues that help update their patients' immunizations, such as vaccinations for hepatitis A and B, pneumonia, influenza and any tests that need to be ordered. Another feature of the database is a graphic printout of patients' immune cell count and viral load. These graphs ...

First large doctor-patient e-mail study finds positive attitudes on both sides

...nts who wanted to provide their physicians with an update on their condition or events like emergency room visits or medication side effects, says researcher Casey White, Assistant Dean for Medical Education at the U-M Medical School. White analyzed the content of a random sample of 359 of the 1,629 messag...

Update on national asthma guidelines released

...tion and Prevention Program (NAEPP), has issued an update of selected topics in the Guidelines for the Diagn...ren as well as adults with persistent asthma. The update continues to recommend a "step-wise" approach to asthma management -- in which treatment is adjusted...

Progress and future directions for management of hepatitis C

... Maryland. The meeting was convened to provide an update to a 1997 conference on the same topic. This consensus panel broke away from its 1997 predecessors by expanding the scope of patients eligible for treatment to include those who use injected drugs, consume alcohol, suffer from co-morbid conditions s...

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