Tag: "visit" at medical news
One-shot addiction treatment shows promise
... increase patient adherence to treatment, ease the visit
burden on both patients and providers, and make treatment more accessible. The study was conducted by researchers at the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, of the Johns Hopkins University School ...
Nasal spray flu vaccine may help prevent influenza in healthy children
... respiratory infections that resulted in a medical visit
among 3,794 healthy children aged 1.5 to 18 years who received the CAIV-T vaccine at least once in 1998, 1999 and/or 2000 was compared with the incidence among 9,325 healthy non-recipient children and adolescents in the same communities, and 16,264 i...
U of MN study first to detect tobacco-specific carcinogens in non-smokers in public setting
...mples from nonsmokers before and after a four-hour visit
to a casino where smoking is allowed. The researchers tested for NNK through its urinary metabolites, NNAL and NNAL-Gluc, which are excellent biomarkers of human uptake of NNK. NNAL, like NNK, is a potent pulmonary (lung) carcinogen in rodents and a ...
Stevens' Cattabiani helps link doctors, hospitals worldwide
...ion. To learn more about TIMA and AYUDAMOS, please visit
http://www.tima.net .Established in 1870, Stevens...evens-tech.edu. For the latest news about Stevens, visit
Third International Conference on Cancer and the Adolescent
...s and patients. For more information on the Trust, visit
its web site at: http://www.teencancer.org/ A media conference registration form and conference programme is available from: TCT press officer Lucy Shure: Tel: +44(0) 207 387 1000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or TCT media consultant Marga...
U-M study: Doctors more likely to prescribe pricey new blood pressure drugs
...patient care. Pharmaceutical representatives often visit
doctors' offices to introduce them to the latest drugs and provide free samples. Many drug companies also sponsor continuing medical education courses, which are required for doctors to maintain their certification. "The industry influence is pervasi...
Men do not cause yeast infections in women
...re for Candida in the vaginal area at the two-week visit
and 29 percent tested positive for Candida after one month. The researchers found these women were no more likely to develop recurrent infections by the end of the one-year study period. Among the men, nearly half tested positive for Candida species ...
ACPM to host web-based conference on emergency contraception and adolescents
... effectiveness. Many clinicians require an office visit
before prescribing ECPs to their patients. Some adolescents do not have a regular health care provider and do not know how to access ECPs in a confidential manner. Doctors' offices and clinics are often closed at night and on weekends---when unprot...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for December 2003 (second issue)
...-associated symptoms, and 1,287 made an outpatient visit
for a COPD exacerbation. The authors noted that several large prior observational studies had shown that inhaled corticosteorids, as used in clinical practice, were associated with a significant reduction in mortality or exacerbations. They attribu...
Parents show increased concern about vaccine safety
...de Vaccine Information Statements at every vaccine visit
-- as required by law for universally recommended childhood vaccines -- they may also need to provide supplementary materials to address all parental concerns adequately."...
Endocrine Society to host audioconference on testosterone therapy for elderly men
... of the press. For additional information, please visit
http://www.endo-society.org/education/cme_audio.cfm What: Audioconference: Issues Concerning Testosterone Therapy of Elderly Men: The IOM Report and Other Implications When: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 3:00-4:30 p.m. EST Speakers: Peter Sn...
Joslin announces first international affiliate in Bahrain
..., immunizations, women's health, men's health, and visit
frequency are all incorporated into the Guideline....halifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa. For more information visit
www.moh.gov.bh . About Joslin Diabetes Center Joslin Diabetes Center, affiliated with Harvard Med...
Many parents, teens unaware of an 'optional' but valuable vaccine
...e-related topics. Approximately 400 people per day visit
the Center's comprehensive Web site ( vaccine.chop.edu )....
Visit dentist before radiation therapy to prevent oral problems
... to the cancer treatment team and the patient must visit
the dentist before beginning radiation therapy, ac...on, DMD, MAGD, ABGD, AGD spokesperson. "Schedule a visit
with the dentist one month before starting radiation," advises Jody S. Harrison, DDS, lead report au...
The NCOA and The Epilepsy Foundation launch initiative to educate about epilepsy in the elderly
...bout recognizing signs of epilepsy in the elderly, visit
the NCOA's web site at http://www.ncoa.org or visit
American Society of Hematology sponsors high school symposium at San Diego annual meeting
...scientific sessions. For more information, please visit
Lose weight fast the ESA way!
...g next spring's student parabolic flight campaign, visit
NIH convenes Consensus Development Conference on Total Knee Replacement
... upon entrance to campus and/orfacilities. Please visit
http://www.nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity.htm for completeinformation about security procedures....
New emergency department program 'fights' firearm-carrying youths
... majority of male adolescents who do not regularly visit
a primary care physician. "Firearms are second to motor vehicles as a leading cause of death among U.S. children between the ages of 15 and 19," said Gregory Luke Larkin, MD, MSPH, from the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Public Health and the...
Nov/Dec 2003 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...esults indicate that the habit of having an annual visit
to a clinician for a Pap smear is firmly entrenche...n State University. "The habit of having an annual visit
to a clinician for a Pap smear appears to be firmly entrenched and viewed as an integral part of a w...
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