Tag: "panel" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...lth.com/journals/joca/ ), published by Elsevier, a panel
of arthritis research experts has recommended that coxibs and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) must remain a significant part of the tool kit used in treating osteoarthritis (OA). The Editorial summarizes the outcomes of an international...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...azone's safety. At the conclusion of hearings, the panel
recommended that Avandia carry new risk warnings but stopped short of calling for the drug to be removed from the market. "The original meta-analysis employed one statistical model, but there are other approaches that deserve consideration as well....
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...eir companies and the winners are chosen by an ACS panel
in recognition of industrial work that has lead to the successful development and commercial sale of a technological product. "Our Heroes of Chemistry this year represent the very best in scientific innovation," said ACS President Catherine T. Hunt...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...nals.org. Authors appeared before the FDA advisory panel
on cardiovascular ischemic/thrombotic risks of the thiazolidinediones on July 30, 2007.) 2. Geriatric Conditions Are Common but Often Overlooked A study of data from a large national survey found that geriatric conditions, such as cognitive i...
Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation
...ic health matters. The FDA frequently convenes its panel
of outside experts to provide guidance and recommendations; however, the agency is not bound to follow the recommendations. This joint committee meeting reviewed the cardiovascular ischemic/thrombotic risks of the thiazolidinediones, with focus on ro...
Journalists: Register now for CHEST 2007 in Chicago
...thma, polysomnography, and more.Access to over 150 panel
discussions on sleep disorders, pandemic illness, disaster medicine, health-care disparities, lung cancer, COPD, obesity, and more. Preview of ACCP evidence-based guidelines on lung cancer, antithrombotic therapy, work-related asthma, pulmonary...
New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments
...ional Academy of Sciences, found online. Using a panel
of 60 diverse, human cancer cell lines from the National Cancer Institute (NCI-60), the researchers devised and tested an algorithm designed to match the best potential treatment(s) for a particular tumor in a particular patient. Previously, the N...
Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
...d on facts and science. I am delighted the judging panel
recognised it as the important issue. Linda Geddes a correspondent with the New Scientist magazine and Maria Valerio Sainz who writes for the online version of Spanish newspaper El Mundo were joint runners up and will receive a prize of 5,000 each....
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
... Survey respondents were randomly selected from a panel
of more than 40,000 U.S. households maintained by ...etworks, a survey research firm. The firm recruits panel
members via standard telephone sampling methods; in return for regularly completing online surveys, ...
Swing or take on 3-0?
...ch as scientific fields. The Symposium will have a panel
discussion moderated by Mike Siano of MLB.com's Ba...rt seminars. After a brief introduction at 10, the panel
will begin. An hour and a half break for lunch will follow the panel, at about 11:45. The Symposium ...
Stevens Roundtable: Health, Technology & Society, July 11
... innovative solutions to concerns presented by the panel
and the audience, said Dr. S. Vincent Grasso. Dr. ...um panel. In addition to several recent patients, panel
members will include representatives from the following sectors: long-term care, hospital and hospic...
Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information
... Academy of Nursing where she co-chairs the expert panel
on emerging infections. Lashley received the 2000 Research Recognition Award for Outstanding Research from the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. In 2003 she received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Illinois State University, and in 2005 she ...
USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
...rotocols in stem cell research. CIRM's advisory panel
strongly recommended funding for USC's laboratory space. "We are very pleased that our USC faculty at the Keck School and at Childrens Hospital fared well in securing these most recent grants from CIRM," says Brian Henderson, M.D., dean of the Kec...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
... the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. A plasma panel
consists of a sandwich of two sheets of aluminum f... 250,000 lamps into a single panel. Completing the panel
assembly is a glass window 500 microns (0.5 millimeters) thick. The windows inner surface is coated ...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
...rleans was released today by an expert engineering panel
of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).... Dr. Robert Gilbert, the risk expert on the ASCE panel
and a civil engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin, noted that their risk analys...
Brain research poised to dramatically advance global society
...r science, psychology, robotics and economics. The panel
will also explain the urgent need to continue the study of the human mind and the benefits this research could bring to society. "It is our intention to cover a lot of ground in two days because we need to capture the magnitude of the impact of wha...
Ulcerative colitis sufferers find UC quite disruptive to many aspects of daily life
...neral public survey were fielded through an online panel
that closely reflects the U.S. adult population overall. Physicians were recruited from a list of all board certified gastroenterologists in the U.S. Assuming no sample bias, the margin of error for the sample of 451 UC patients is 5 percent; assu...
Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals
...compound after gaining input from the public and a panel
of scientific experts about the study design....
Vertical work-stations could help obese shed 30 Kilos a year
...moved about easily. The frame holds a Plexiglass panel
on to which two adjustable arms are bolted - one to hold the computer screen and the other for the keyboard and mouse. Slats provide storage for personal items. The researchers compared the energy used at the walk and work desk with that used while...
Panel offers expert analysis on causes, prevention of stent thrombosis
...), May 912, 2007, in Orlando, FL, an international panel
of experts will share their perspective on both the causes of stent thrombosis, or blood clot formation, and the latest research on its prevention. The symposium is the most recent of several proactive steps SCAI has taken in addressing concerns ab...
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