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It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...t. But the authors learned that drugs companies, journalists
and some medical professionals often rely on a different measure: relative risk reduction. This term compares only the raw numbers of people who died in each instance. In the above example, because half as many people (one versus two) died in the gro...
Journalists: Register now for CHEST 2007 in Chicago
...merican College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) invites journalists
from around the world to attend CHEST 2007, the 73rd annual international scientific assembly, held October 20-25, in Chicago, IL. CHEST 2007 is the only medical meeting focusing on clinical chest medicine, including pulmonology, critical care, cardi...
Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
...e many examples of outstanding cancer reporting by journalists
across Europe. The standard of this years entries was very high, with nominations received for journalists
from Belgium, Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the U...
Kavli Institute's Journalist Workshop, June 13, at Cornell
...ist workshop is free, with meals provided, and the journalists
will get a complimentary registration for the Corn... travel and lodging costs. Space is limited to 40 journalists
and the deadline to register is May 30....
10 outstanding scientists chosen as First Environmental Health Science Fellows
... clinically practiced. Most of the public and many journalists
are unaware of how profoundly this research domain...as developed to address these concerns by alerting journalists
and the public to new findings. The Fellows will work closely with writing staff at EHS, publisher o...
Nano world off the radar for most
...ers, fiction writers, political activists, science journalists
and writers and the general public view nanotechno...best approach to development. Science writers and journalists
report the scientific research as it comes into the literature. They also cover the reports evaluat...
Transforming knowledge into economic benefits -- EPSRC's First Knowledge Transfer Challenge Awards
...er). There are also a limited number of places for journalists
at the dinner. If you would like to attend please reply to this e-mail, providing the following details: Name: Organisation: I would like to attend the reception between 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm: yes/no I would like to attend the dinner between 7.30...
Sports medicine journal available to journalists
...American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) invites journalists
to its "PreView" Web site to see abstracts of articles accepted for publication. Off embargo, these abstracts are available at http://ajs.sagepub.com/pap.shtml approximately two months before the papers are published in the Journal.AJSM is the lea...
Don't rely on cold reason - trust your intuition as well
... genetic research. They will tell the meeting that journalists
did not cover the stories as a purely scientific issue, but drew on a plethora of social and cultural factors, such as concepts of nationality, nature and purity, to describe potential risks. In his presentation, Professor Nick Pidgeon, Cardiff Uni...
HIV Science and Responsible Journalism Satellite Meeting
... lives, but so does insufficient reporting. How do journalists
get the important story of HIV/AIDS told when their editors, publishers, or readers are too busy, too uncomfortable, or too apathetic? The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research (FCHR), and the International AIDS...
ACCP 72nd Annual Medical Conference
...merican College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) invites journalists
from around the world to attend CHEST 2006, the 72nd annual international scientific assembly, held October 21-26, in Salt Lake City, UT. CHEST 2006 is the only medical meeting focusing on clinical chest medicine, including pulmonology, critical care...
Launch of the Lancet Asia Medical Forum
...ese sessions will provide a unique opportunity for journalists
to put questions to the experts. Day 1 Wednesday 3 May at 6.00 p.m. Day 2 Thursday 4 May at 1.00 p.m. Day 1 Speakers include: Chair: Dr Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet Prof John Oxford, Professor of Virology at St Bartholomew's and the Royal Lo...
NFL team physicians to host conference on football injury prevention and conditioning
...h high-speed Internet access will be available and journalists
will have the opportunity to interview speakers. Complimentary breakfast provided every morning to journalists. A media kit will be available one week before the event. For a limited time only, a block of rooms at reduced rates is available for me...
Nation sees downward trend in primary care: Press Briefing Teleconference
...CP press policy ( www.acponline.org/policy ). For journalists
not able to attend the meeting, the press briefing... be available via teleconference. At 12:45 PM, EDT journalists
are to call 800-860-2442. The briefing will begin at 1:00 PM, EDT. During the briefing callers will ...
International award honors M. D. Anderson President for pioneering research
...for "preserving cultural heritage," and four print journalists
from Italy, Chile, Poland and Indonesia, cited for their pursuit of democracy and human rights, will share the $1 million "Present Time Dimension" award. The 2006 "Future Time Dimension" award is focused on the field of cancer therapy, and Mendelsohn...
Doctors sue Safeway and other dairy retailers
...., Washington, D.C. TELECONFERENCE: Credentialed journalists
only: Please call 888-343-7265....
Sharper picture of major depression and alcohol disorders
...stitute and their coauthors is available online to journalists
at www.jamamedia.org. For interviews with Dr. Grant, please contact the NIAAA Press Office. The NESARC data set, interview, descriptive materials, and citations are available at http://niaaa.census.gov/ . News releases based on NESARC data an...
What are the roles and responsibilities of the media in disseminating health information?
.... For the debate, PLoS Medicine invited health journalists
worldwide to give their views on the role that the...sity of Minnesota, United States, argues that many journalists
see their role as simply telling an accurate story--they don't worry, he says, about the consequence...
2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced
...est importance and deserves to be honored. Science journalists
working in all media are invited to submit their w...t reports from an individual journalist or team of journalists
may be submitted as an entry. These may be selections from a series or a collection of stories repre...