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University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank

... ... UH also was selected to receive the CIO 100 Awar...

CIRM awards $3.79 million to Burnham Institute

... CIRMs competitive research grants have significantly expedited human embryonic stem cell research activity at Burnham through the award of eight SEED grants (totaling $5.9 m...

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $8 million to infectious disease investigators

... The Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease awards are made to encourage aggressive, multidisciplinary approaches to investigating pathogenesis. BWF launched the program in 2002 and has made 58 awards for an investment of approximately $24.8 million in the careers of in...

FNSNA awards $25,000 grant to Rutgers College of Nursing

... The grant is aimed at providing undergraduate nursing students with additional supervised time in the evening and during the weekend to use the College of Nursing Learning Resource Centers on the Newark and New Brunswick campuses and to receive tutoring, when needed, for ident...

New WHO child growth standards: UN news conference in NY with audio available by telephone

The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing new international Child Growth Standards for infants and young children that, for the first time, provide evidence and guidance about how every child in the world should grow....... The new WHO Child Growth Standards confirm that a child born anywhere in the world and given the optimum start in life has the potential to develop to within the same r...

Wiley wins two 2005 PSP awards and three honorable mentions

Hoboken, NJ, February 8, 2006 Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is proud to announce that it is the recipient of two awards and three honorable mentions in the 2005 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division (PSP) Annual Awards Program of the Association of American Publishers. Each year, the PSP recognizes excellence and innovation in professional, scholarly, and reference publishing by...

Free public talk on epilepsy research and progress towards better treatment

... ... Many of todays treatments for epilepsy target similar aspects of the brain and some cause side effects such as slowed thought processes and a general fuzziness. Dr Robinsons research holds enormous potential for future improved treatment o...

New study in Sleep finds a high level of negativity towards judicial sleepiness

... ... One of the more well-known cases that Grunstein pointed out is a story that was first reported by the Daily Telegraph, a Sydney morning newspaper, in March 2005, which...

Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships

... Each of the Hartford Doctoral Fellows receive a $50,000 dissertation grant plus $20,000 in matching support from their home institutions, which enables recipients to more fully concentrate on their dissertation research projects over the next two years. Fellows also receive supplemental...

New standards could cut number of malnourished children on feeding programs

... ... The new World Health Organisation standards were released in April 2006 and are being adv...

AACR awards minority and other underrepresented scientists

PHILADELPHIA -- Three Scholar Awards programs, sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research, will provide scientists traditionally underrepresented in cancer research with financial support to participate in the premier international meeting in the field. At the 2007 AACR Annual Meeting, more than 17,000 clinical oncologists, basic scientists, epidemiologists and translational resea...

AACR-Bardos Awards for undergraduate students announced

... This program is designed to enhance the education of the students by providing financial support to attend AACR Annual Meetings, which are attended by more than 17,000 scientists from around the globe. The AACR Annual Meeting allows young investigators to present...

International and American Associations for Dental Research present awards and fellowships

... ... Presented to Robert "Skip" Collins (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), this prestigious award was established by the IADR Board of Directors for a member who has not served a...

JDRF awards Emory $2.5 million to develop islet transplant technology

... Individuals with Type 1 diabetes, which usually develops early in life, are unable to produce their o...

Winners of 2007 Engineering Awards to be honored at gala dinner

... The $1 million Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability will also b...

Cardiology Society recommends high standards for PCI performed without on-site surgical backup

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the leading U.S.-based organization for interventional cardiologists, will issue an expert consensus document recommending stringent quality standards for physicians who perform percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in hospitals not equipped for cardiac surgery. The document has already been endorsed by 12 medical societies,...

SCAI expert panel sets high standards for PCI without on-site cardiac surgical backup

(February 5, 2007 Washington, DC) -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), a leading organization for interventional cardiologists, today released a document recommending the adoption of stringent quality standards by those who perform percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in hospitals not equipped for cardiac surgery. The document has been endorsed by 12 medic...

NIH awards $1 million to Temple University Hospital for neurological treatment studies

... The NETT Network initiative is designed to facilitate high-quality clinical trials in multiple types of emergency neurological disorders affecting adults or children. The NETT network will bring together 11 national sites to perform wide-scale clinical trials testing the effectiveness of new treatments for neurologi...

NHLBI awards 12 Women's Health Initiative contracts

WHAT: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) embarks on its next phase of research with 12 new contracts awarded last week by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The studies will help explain the postmenopausal hormone therapy and other clinical trial findings and will investigate the impact of genetic and biological markers on common diseases affect...

Survey reveals need for standardized oral chemotherapy prescribing practices, safeguards

... ... "Given how quickly...

Fosrenol data show evidence of trends towards improved bone formation in CKD stage 5 patients

... Of the approximately 20 million Americans who have some form of kidney disease, mor...

Rutgers College of Nursing professor to examine Latinas' attitudes towards exercise

... The first study will examine the attitudes and beliefs of young Latinas with regard to physical activity using a focus group-type methodology known as "culture circles." The second study will use this information to develop and test a pilot physical activity intervention for Latinas, accordin...

Transforming knowledge into economic benefits -- EPSRC's First Knowledge Transfer Challenge Awards

... ... ... ...Institution of Civil Engineers ...One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA ...6.30 pm -10.30 pm ...(interview opportunities available between 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm) ... From dealing with mine water pollution to innovative wound care, the finalists in EPSRC's first ever Knowledge Transfer Challenge reflect the huge area covered by research in engineering and the phys...

The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships

... ... Sharon Bowland, MSW... Washington University in St. Lo...

Hartford Foundation awards grant to address geriatric social work shortage

... "This continued support by the Hartford Foundation to build the capacity in geriatric social work is really a testament to the significantly increasing contributions of our Scholars to th...

NIAID awards $4 million to develop anti-radiation treatments

... "These new grants will help identify new drug candidates that could be acquired by the strategic national stockpil...

ASTRO awards $240,000 to four cancer researchers

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2006 Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award and Resident/Fellow in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grants. The total value of the awards is $240,000.... "Educational support by the way of grants is an excellent motivator for these doctors to continue their research and work to find a...

Three cancer researchers win awards from ASTRO

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology is pleased to announce the recipients of the ASTRO Poster Recognition Award. The 2006 awardees are Asif R. Harsolia, M.D., Sandeep S. Hunjan, Ph.D., and Ping Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. The winners will be honored at ASTRO's 48th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Nov. 5-9.... "The work displayed by the awardees in their winning submissions shows t...

IADR and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announce winners of 2006 Innovation in Oral Care Awards

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare today announced the 2006 winners of the annual IADR/GSK Innovation in Oral Care Awards. The three winners will be recognized during the 84th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, held in Brisbane, Australia, June 28 July 1, 2006. Sharing the $225,000 unrestricted research grant, which is funded b...

International Association for Dental Research presents awards & fellowships

As part of the Opening Ceremonies of its 84th General Session & Exhibition, convening today at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, the International Association for Dental Research will present numerous prestigious awards and fellowships. Details follow: ... ...Presented to Chong-Pyoung Chung (Seoul National University, South Korea), this prestigious award was established by the IADR Boa...

Study aims to cut deaths from severe infection in hospital wards

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are aiming to reduce the risks posed by a life-threatening condition which affects four in ten of Scottish intensive care patients. The project will measure the extent of severe sepsis life-threatening bacterial infection in Scottish hospitals. ...... Severe sepsis, where there is infection plus major organ failure, is a significant health problem, cau...

Survivors of childhood cancer face unemployment hardship

Adults with a history childhood cancer are more likely than the general population to be unemployed, according to a new review. Published in the July 1, 2006 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the report reveals that employment problems differed by cancer type, with survivors of some cancer types up to five times more likely to be out of work. Among other fac...

Unsung heroes recognised in 2006 Australian Nursing Awards

Australia's top nurses, the unsung heroes of the Australian medical system, were recognised for their achievements today at the Australian Nursing Awards in Brisbane. The awards were the highlight of a ceremony at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital to mark the start of International Nurses Week. ...... The Australian Nursing Awards for 2006 featured three award categories - the Hesta Profes...

Steroids do not prolong survival in intensive care patients with ARDS on life support

Corticosteroids do not improve survival in patients with late-stage acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), according to new results from the ARDS Clinical Research Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The study is the first multi-center randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effects of moderate doses of steroids in AR...

Researchers resolve how COX inhibitors cause heart hazards, and offer alternative treatment strategy

Inhibitors of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) were developed to relieve inflammatory pain as effectively as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), but without one of their major side effects, gastrointestinal bleeding. However, an unexpected adverse cardiovascular effect a higher incidence of myocardial infarction was subsequently detected, causing the highly publicized withdrawal of COX-2 inh...

First steps taken towards made-in-Canada approach

...This press release is also available in Ottawa -- The Government of Canada is putting in place a made-in-Canada plan for reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) and ensuring clean air, water, land and energy for Canadians. As part of developing the made-in-Canada approach, 15 programs that have completed their work or which require a different approach are being wound down. ...... "We will develop...

New international standards for tuberculosis care published

Led by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), a consortium of international health agencies today published on the World Wide Web the first International Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ISTC)....... "The purpose of the ISTC," said Philip C. Hopewell, M.D., who co-chaired the committee that produced the standards and who is a past president of the ATS, "is to...

Commercial interests driving standards for formula milk

Commercial interests may be the strongest driver of what goes into formula milk, warn child health experts in this week's BMJ. ...Professors Berthold Koletzko and Raanan Shamir describe a meeting in Bonn, Germany in November 2005 to revise the standard on infant formula. The meeting involved government delegations, non-governmental organizations, and other groups with commercial interests in infa...

American Association for Dental Research presents awards, recognitions

As part of the Opening Ceremonies of its 35th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, convening today at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, the American Association for Dental Research will present numerous prestigious awards and recognitions. Details follow:...... ...This award, presented for outstanding contributions to dental research by an individual who has not served as an AADR Officer, is being giv...

SNM awards $30,000 for 2006 visiting physician/scientist grants

RESTON, Va.--Three $10,000 competitive grants from SNM--funded with support from GE Healthcare--were announced this month at the society's Mid-Winter Educational Symposium in Tempe, Ariz. Each of the SNM/GE Healthcare Visiting Physician/Scientist Program grants provides for a nuclear /molecular imaging physician or scientist from North America to spend one to two weeks to lecture, consult and tra...
(Date:11/4/2014)... (Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University School of Medicine ... Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill ... MPH, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; ... at Temple University School of Medicine will pursue ... titled "Maternal Blood Biomarkers to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... – (Nov. 4, 2014) – A majority of Madagascar,s ... that could have serious consequences for the rainforests they ... shows the positive impacts lemurs can have on rainforest ... their disappearance could have on the region,s rich biodiversity. ... have fruits eaten by lemurs. Lemurs in turn ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... 2014  NeuroSigma ® , Inc. (NeuroSigma), a ... focused on commercialization of its non-invasive ... of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, announced today that ... a Notice of Allowance for Mexican Patent Application ... NeuroSigma and the Regents of the University of ...
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