Tag: "assistance" at medical news
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...olicy should be shaped to provide more health-care assistance
for the working poor - people who are employed but do not earn enough money to purchase health care or make too much to qualify for Medicaid," Barnes said. "If not, we will see higher mortality rates and a decrease in people's quality of life." Addit...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...rovided medical services and community development assistance
to more than 200,000 people in rural villages and slums in Haiti. He also sends 1,500 children to schools annually. Rona Martin, Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa has played a major role in developing and running programs for dying and bereaved children...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...sources without compromising level of service. Its assistance
managing operations design contributed an additional savings. Eli Lilly: Antifolates are among the most promising potential anticancer agents but they carry varied risks of toxicity; although rarely occurring, the combination of toxicities can resu...
The right to live gives us a right to die
... end their life - and by extension to have medical assistance
to achieve this painlessly, he argues. In most countries people attempting suicide are not prosecuted if they fail an acknowledgement of an individual's freedom to end their lives. Capable patients refusing medical treatment or those who dr...
Charter activation brings space dimension to European emergency exercise
...(MIC) in Brussels, which has been providing active assistance
during disasters for the last three years. Within France the emergency response will be coordinated from the Interior Ministry's COGIC centre (centre oprationnel de gestion interministrielle des crises) in Asnires near Paris. It is from COGIC that ...
Independent voice rises to help consumers navigate health care
... review. "Our study shows that there is a need for assistance
in navigating our complicated health care system, ...tablishment of independent centers to provide that assistance
is key to improving health care access for our vulnerable populations," said Lori Miller Nascimento,...
NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers
... "Patient navigation" in cancer care refers to the assistance
offered to healthcare consumers (patients, survivors, families, and caregivers) to help them access and then chart a course through the healthcare system and overcome any barriers to quality care. A patient navigator can be a registered nurse or a so...
The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters
...r University Hospital - and with the most valuable assistance
of two Scientific Advisors of the highest authority: Isabelle Peretz, from the Department of Psychology of the University of Montreal, and Robert J. Zatorre, from the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University and with the support of the ...
Institute of Medicine news: Human resource crisis in HIV/AIDS
...ons while offering local counterparts training and assistance
in clinical, technical, and managerial areas. The...ential skills and services, offering both concrete assistance
and hope. In our interconnected world, such work benefits us all." CREATING THE UNITED STATES GLOB...
Press registration reminder ESC Congress 2005, 3-7 September 2005
... Full press facilities, activities, materials and assistance
will be provided to all on-site press attendees, including a series of press conferences on the hot topics of the Congress and access to speakers, authors and ESC Spokespersons for comment and interviews. Details of the ESC press conference schedule ...
NIH awards funding to biotech firm for heart disease
...estern Reserve University School of Medicine, with assistance
from Case's Technology Transfer Office. Arteriocyte's therapeutic goal is generating new blood vessels ("neovasculogenesis") to replace or supplement those blood vessels that fail to adequately supply oxygenated blood to heart tissue in patients with...
Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program
... proposes a number of changes to the WIC nutrition assistance
program to encourage participants to consume more ...ition education, breast-feeding support, and other assistance
to 7.6 million participants a month totaled $4.7 billion in 2003. In many localities, food "package...
Early failure to pay attention to faces, speech may influence later development in autism
...8 months of age. The program was designed with the assistance
of Sally Rogers, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The intervention program is intensive, running 25 to 30 hours per week over a two-year period. It involves cognitive and motor skills, and also has a s...
Kids at risk for lead poisoning don't get necessary testing
...soning those enrolled in Medicaid or other public assistance
program, or living in communities known to have higher levels of lead in the environment. But screening is only one step in the process to prevent lead poisoning, which even at low levels can impair cognitive development and cause anemia, says lead ...
Men with spouses, partners, fare better after prostate cancer treatment
...ured men enrolled in IMPACT, a state-funded public assistance
program created at UCLA that provides free prostat...primarily minorities enrolled in the IMPACT public assistance
program, which Litwin directs. In addition to battling cancer, the men studied face the day-to-day s...
Housing subsidies may help prevent children's undernutrition
... the U.S. Household Food Security Scale and public assistance
participation. Using data for 11,723 children of f... write. "The federal budget for low-income housing assistance
has been targeted for reduction. From a public health perspective, the findings of the current study...
Promising new TB drug enters clinical trial
...iangle Park, NC, that provided technology transfer assistance
and project management of preclinical testing of the compound A contract to Ian Orme, Ph.D., of Colorado State University that confirmed the efficacy of the compound in animal models of TB infection "Several characteristics of PA-824 that emerged du...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for June 2005 (second issue)
...alth care that offers episodic, post-acute illness assistance
on an intermittent basis; hospice care that is pal...ife care for the terminally ill; chronic home care assistance
directed at private duty aid offered on an hourly basis; and, in the home, the provision of and assi...
Arteries bio-engineered from elderly cells
...cells taken from patients who especially need such assistance
older adults with cardiovascular disease. The researchers said the results of their latest experiments represent a "proof of principle" for an approach that could be clinically applicable within five to ten years. The first to benefit from such bio-...
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
...e to cover meeting highlights from your desk. For assistance
in contacting researchers and setting up interviews, please do not hesitate to contact the science writers listed at the top of the news release. PRESS LUNCHEON A press luncheon featuring some of the most newsworthy topics at the meeting will be he...
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