Tag: "volunteering" at medical news
Scientists study fish oil diet in bid to cut heart attack risks
...can counteract these effects." Those interested in volunteering
for the study should contact Dr Din on 44-131-242-1850 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org . Travel and other expenses will be paid. The study is funded by the British Heart Foundation. Iain Lowis, Director of the British Heart Foundation in Sco...
The art of happiness...Is volunteering the blueprint for bliss?
... is a strong link between communities with lots of volunteering
and those where people are very satisfied with the... happiness league, and who recorded high levels of volunteering
activity, are residents of provincial cities such as Bristol, Chester, Aberdeen and Cardiff and thos...
Patient privacy at risk in hospitals' hallways, lobbies, cafeterias
...f Brann's master's degree thesis at Purdue. "While volunteering
at a hospital as an undergraduate at Purdue, I noticed several instances when health-care providers would discuss patients' information with other health-care workers without being very discreet," Brann says. "Even though the study was conducted befo...
Gaining health while giving back to the community
...ntly, more than 1,000 Experience Corps members are volunteering
in 100 elementary and middle schools in 18 cities across the country. But the program was also designed to help adults keep healthy, say the Hopkins researchers. "Evidence is mounting that remaining active and engaged is beneficial as one ages, but ...
Teens present research findings at major international meeting
...of our school newspaper," she says, "and I've been volunteering
at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Hospital in the ...and fences, in addition to spending extensive time volunteering
at the local hospital and LIRHA (Long Island Riding for the Handicapped Association). Needless to s...
Int'l Assoc for Dental Research holds 83rd General Session
...ists from a wide variety of dental disciplines are volunteering
their services for this event. Returning for the second consecutive year are Keynote Speakers, who will be presenting "state-of-the-science" addresses in all of the Scientific Groups. (For details, please see the green section of this Press Kit.) R...
New vaccine for herpes in final trial phase
...both HSV-1 and HSV-2. Women who are interested in volunteering
for the clinical trial will receive a very accurate blood test that looks for antibodies (the immune system's response) to both HSV-1 and HSV-2. Participants can obtain results of the test by calling the Herpevac Trial for Women Test Result Hotline t...
Wanted: people to test orgasmatron
...p 23).But despite all the coverage, few people are volunteering
for the trial. "I thought people would be beating my door down to become part of the trial," says Stuart Meloy, the surgeon who patented the treatment. "But so far I am struggling to find people." That does not surprise some experts, who think an imp...
Non-directed kidney donations
...forts to accept and accommodate offers from donors volunteering
to donate an organ to a recipient unknown to them. "Traditionally, transplant programs have not accepted potential donors who have come forward and offered to donate to anyone on the waiting list for a number of reasons, including suspicion of the p...
American Academy of Ophthalmology announces outstanding humanitarian service award recipients
...than 20 years, Dr. Helveston has been committed to volunteering
for ORBIS International, participating in more than 20 overseas missions. He has lectured in more than 50 countries and served as a visiting surgeon in 16 countries. His commitment to transferring skills and knowledge to help patients around the worl...
Occupation directly impacts a woman's retirement, study says
... the majority spent a good part of their free time volunteering
and taking care of their families. Christine Price But there were some fundamental differences between how women in the professional group and those in the nonprofessional group perceived retirement, said Christine Price, author of the study and...
UF study: Healthy aging depends on social as well as physical activity
... as in the case of several retirees so involved in volunteering
that the activity took on career-like characteristics, Ashton-Shaeffer said. One woman set up a home office entirely for this purpose, while another hired an assistant, she said. But health didnt have to be perfect in order for retirement to be rewa...
HIV prevention program targets young gay men through social networks and peer support for safe sex
... a social event or a small group discussion, or by volunteering
in any capacity, became a potential agent for encouraging and supporting safer sex among his social network," she added. Components of the outreach effort included both formal and informal activities: Outreach teams went to areas where young g...
Senior volunteering indicates well-being
...gin the prime adult years, our study suggests that volunteering
in communityorganizations does the same for retire... become active in their communities earlyon, since volunteering
rates don't rise with retirement. "Communityparticipation gives retirees additional roles in their l...
Second Annual AIDS Vaccine Day Honors Volunteers Nationwide
...about AIDS Vaccine Day, HIV preventive vaccinesand volunteering
for clinical trials. The New York University Medical Centerand the New York Blood Center will honor their volunteers by participating inthe AIDSWALK around Central Park. The Fenway Community Health Center is alsoscheduled to present a media forum o...
Teen Line Panel Of Six High School Students To Address The Issue Of Teens And Tolerance
...leges look very favorably ona resume that includes volunteering
here. It shows that the teens contribute totheir c...-8336), or 310-855-HOPE (4673).Those interested in volunteering
should call either of the hotlines, or the TeenLine office at 310-855-3401....