Tag: "benefit" at medical news
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...udy finds. But 10 percent of patients who could benefit
from this urgent treatment which is known to save...uthors attribute to the increasing evidence of the benefit
of emergency angioplasty, and the rise in the availability of the treatment at American hospitals an...
Mapping mountains from space with GOCE
...d mapping the shape of the Earth's surface, to the benefit
of all branches of Earth sciences and has many pra...Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. "Another benefit
will be an improvement in our capabilities to predict the behaviour of the Earth, and hence provide ...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...t the investment in the Keck Scholars will greatly benefit
society for generations to come with continued advances in understanding and combating the fundamental mechanisms of human disease. The Young Scholars Program was initiated in 1999 and has awarded grants totalling nearly $45 million to date. Each ...
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
...om the recognition that almost everybody stands to benefit
from widespread use of health information technology. The survey of leading health care experts with a diverse range of professional and ideological perspectives is the eleventh in a series from The Commonwealth Fund, and the third conducted in par...
Science steps in to discover wonders of Toe-tankhamun
...o test whether the replicas of the artificial toes benefit
the wearer and could therefore be deemed functional, said Jacky. If either one is functional it may be interesting to manufacture it with modern materials and trial it for use on people with missing toes. ...
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
...om the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, which will benefit
high school students who demonstrate high potential for careers in digestive disease research. The Student Research Fellowship Awards program was created by the AGA more than a decade ago to stimulate interest in gastroenterological (GI) research car...
Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling
...re, the results suggest that mandated students may benefit
from in-person personal feedback interventions within the context of a BMI." White added that her study helps to illustrate that studies that do not follow students for a long time may miss important effects of interventions. She used the term "...
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
... for patients and their care providers who want to benefit
from safe medical treatment in a home environment....ll be discussed. The conference is designed to benefit
institutional officials, medical personnel with an interest in home health care and patient advocate...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...hen approaching retirement, and baby boomers would benefit
from a resource tailored to them. Hegland has sp...hen approaching retirement, and baby boomers would benefit
from a resource tailored to them. Hegland has spent his career teaching law students how to use th...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
... economic consequences. "Rural communities won't benefit
from the Farm Bill becoming a fuel bill. In the lo...hould be directed to locally owned facilities that benefit
farmers and rural communities. The farm bill should include measures similar to those in place in Mi...
Stroke in nonvascular atrial fibrillation -- anti-coagulants better than anti-platelet therapy
...rson should start to take them. The threshold of benefit
that would warrant anticoagulation remains controversial and depends on patient preferences and availability of optimal anticoagulation monitoring, says Aguilar....
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...al that the indigenous population will continue to benefit
from the experience long after the volunteer has departed. In addition to teaching, volunteers may also shape curriculum design, influence national health policy, and promote realistic health interventions....
New heart disease risk score will help minimize health inequalities
...g the disease and which adults are most likely to benefit
from treatment. The study, published on bmj.com ...of heart disease and stroke who are most likely to benefit
from treatment. We thank the many thousands of doctors who have enabled this research by freely co...
Cancer on the agenda of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency
...for a broad alliance and concerted actions for the benefit
of patients in Europe and worldwide and considers this event a tangible means for the Portuguese Presidency in this direction, said Prof. Mellstedt. The Portuguese representatives, ESMO, the experts and the key forces gathering in Lisbon will call up...
Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers
...ley Pharmacy, said this study had the potential to benefit
sufferers by enabling them to better understand and manage their own blood glucose levels, thus helping to prevent long-term health problems. With around 600 new cases of diabetes diagnosed every week in Australia, it is imperative that we continue...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...did not require additional injections or visits to benefit
from the expanded protection. Bangladesh recently applied for funding from the GAVI Alliance to introduce a DTP-Hepatitis B-Hib pentavalent combination which they hope to introduce into the routine childhood immunization program in 2008. Despite a...
Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs
...und these disclosures to be doctor-centered and to benefit
the doctor, not the patient. As a discloser myself, I was really devastated. The investigation is part of a larger study of patient communication and health outcomes funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. One hundred primary care...
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...es the attack and death rate and provides a health benefit
at a reasonable cost. The research also showed that pre-pandemic vaccination programmes would play an important role but their effectiveness would be dependent upon how well the vaccine was matched to the virus.1 The World Health Organisation provi...
A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses
... changes, thus increasing the likelihood they will benefit
individuals and communities in both the immediate circumstances of crisis, but also in the longer term. ...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...o develop tests that distinguish patients who will benefit
from interferon therapy from those who are unlikely to respond. Dr. Joel Rubenstein brings basic research to the bedside to address a growing health crisis in the United States - how obesity contributes to cancer. Using novel epidemiological a...
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