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The Group Room(R)cancer radio talk show to air live from CHEST 2003, Sunday, Oct. 26, in Orlando, FL

...atment advances in lung cancer and will include an update on the ACCP Lung Cancer Guidelines released in January 2003. The show will also be simulcast live on the Internet at www.vitaloptions.org and on XM Satellite Radio, the ASK! Channel 165. Callers can enter discussions toll-free by dialing 1-800-GR...

Brain area identified that weighs rewards

...ould expect if the brain region was functioning to update and learn the value of different options." Such a brain region would be determining what neurobiologists term a "reward-prediction" error -- a comparison of a predicted with an actual reward. To demonstrate the cingulate cortex was doing just this, t...

Beers criteria for medications to avoid in the elderly updated

...dryl, were among those on the list to avoid in the update of the 1997 Beers Criteria, published in the Dec. 8 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine . Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as Motrin and Advil, or ibuprofen, made a second list of medications to avoid in older adults with certain m...

Why is this year's flu so severe?

... the University of Rochester. Treanor provides an update on this year's flu and explains the reasons for its unusual severity in an article in the January 15, 2004 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . While this year's flu vaccine may be less effective than expected, an additional problem is...

Climara Pro (TM) helps alleviate menopausal hot flashes and night sweats

...ommission. Schering AG undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information or future events or circumstances or otherwise....

Preventive Medicine 2004 Annual Meeting

...ature at Preventive Medicine Annual Meetings is an update on preventive health recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the CDC-sponsored Task Force on Community Preventive Services....

Preventive Medicine 2004 to feature research findings on disease prevention and health promotion

...nsored Task Force on Community Preventive Services update meeting registrants on its most recent preventive health recommendations. In addition to the formal plenary and concurrent sessions, original research oral presentations, and new research poster presentations, the meeting will feature an exhibit hal...

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners to host 19th Annual Conference

...d state-of-the-art skills enhancement workshops to update attendees on current, practical, clinically-oriented practice information as well as on legislative, policy, and practice issues. (Expanded pre- and post-day conference workshops are being offered at no additional cost for those who have registered ...

Strategies could make for safer shift changes at hospitals

... four as especially important: Face-to-face verbal update with interactive questioning. In all four industries, the outgoing employee met with his or her replacement before leaving. That allowed for quick verbal and non-verbal (gesturing) communication of the previous shift's events, and gave the incoming e...

Dad's death helps national expert evaluate end-of-life care

... the New England Journal of Medicine to provide an update on developments in the field since 1991, when he wrote an article for NEJM detailing his role in the death of a terminally ill patient. Quill turned to his own father's recent death in the September 2003 to help illustrate the good and the bad in end...

Jefferson researchers announce recommendations on when to test blood pressure in young children

...l committee to develop the guidelines. "We want to update clinicians on the latest scientific evidence." Th...Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group and update previous guidelines from 1996. The complete report is scheduled to be published in the July issue of...

Web-based guidelines established for top respiratory killer

...national consensus guidelines featured on the site update the 1995 ATS COPD guidelines, and serve as the lat...inical treatment and diagnosis. The site contains update areas on diagnosis and management, including sections on staging, pharmacology, pulmonary rehabilita...

Update on cholesterol guidelines: more-intensive treatment options for higher risk patients

A 2004 update to the National Cholesterol Education Program's (N...gh risk," she added. Major recommendations in the update include: *High and Very High Risk: For high-risk patients, the overall goal remains an LDL leve...

AIUM regional course, Doppler Imaging 2004: From Basic Applications to New Frontiers

...ww.aium.org for this course, which is intended to update physicians and sonographers in Doppler ultrasound techniques, improving their scanning skills and diagnostic capabilities. Participants will hear nationally recognized experts discuss their techniques and approaches, tricks, and tips, while earning ...

Register early for the AIUM regional course, Sonography: A Broad Sweep, and Save

...nity for those professionals seeking to expand and update their skills and knowledge," said course director Marie De Lange, BS, RDMS, RDCS, RT. Key topics include Fetal Intervention Techniques -- Both New & Not-So-New Musculoskeletal Injuries: Causes and Prevention Dialysis ...

Emselex(R) receives positive CHMP opinion for the treatment of overactive bladder

...this date and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this press release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise....

Coast-mapping satellites will follow the tides

...decessor satellites ERS back in the early 1990s to update maps of French Guiana, in co-operation with the French military. Coastal changes occur very rapidly but satellites makes possible the easy updating of charts in a way that ships and aircraft cannot." To qualify the COASTCHART system the plan is to m...

New internet resource facilitates international HIV/AIDS healthcare provider training

...ns from around the world. I-TECH will continue to update the database with new materials. The resource database has been developed in collaboration with the UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI), which has developed and maintains several websites. These include HIV InSite at http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu, an a...

Scientists raise concerns about second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection

...Administration: Current status of TSEs in the US, update on surveillance and precautionary measures. Roger Eglin, PhD. Head of National Transfusion Microbiology Laboratories, National Blood Service, England: Potential for a second wave of vCJD, its asymptomatic nature and long incubation, impact of dono...

DepoDur found to be innovative option for postoperative pain relief

...statement. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Several important factors, in addition to the specific factors discussed in connection with these forward-looking statements individually, could affect...

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