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Childhood obesity briefing on Sept. 13

...t attend may listen to a live video webcast of the briefing and submit questions using an e-mail form at http...EPORTERS: Obtain copies or register to attend the briefing by contacting the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu ....

UK hospitals poorly prepared for a 'major incident,' say researchers

... incident plans require forethought, organisation, briefing of relevant staff, and regular rehearsal," they conclude....

Rapid expansion of HIV treatment services in Africa feasible, with good patient outcomes

...ed the findings of the study today at a JAMA media briefing at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto. Zambia's 11.5 million residents are among the world's poorest and most severely affected by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), according to background information in the article. About 16 pe...

No advantage for four-drug antiretroviral regimen vs. three-drug for initial treatment of HIV-1

...ed the findings of the study today at a JAMA media briefing at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto. The current standard of care for initial treatment of human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) infection is a three-drug antiretroviral regimen, which can suppress viremia (presence of HIV in the blood...

Panel updates guidelines for treatment of adult HIV infection

...ecommendations of the report today at a JAMA media briefing at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto. In the last 25 years, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has grown to pandemic proportions, resulting in 25 million deaths worldwide and an estimated 40 million persons living with human immun...

Study shows promise for simplified treatment of HIV infection

...ed the findings of the study today at a JAMA media briefing at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto. The long-term adverse effects, expense, and difficulty of sustained adherence to multidrug antiretroviral regimens have prompted studies of simpler therapies for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (...

IOM Advisory: Preventing Medication Errors News Conference on July 20

...t attend may listen to a live audio webcast of the briefing and submit questions using an e-mail form at . PARTICIPATING FROM THE COMMITTEE THAT WROTE THE REPORT: J. Lyle Bootman (co-chair), dean, College of Pharmacy, and professor of pharmacy, medicine, and public health, University of Arizona, Tucson ...

The brain, hormones and behavior focus of briefings at international meeting June 19-22

...ies, call 001-412-858-4600. To be connected to the briefing you must reference ICN 2006. The scientific progra...t http://newsbureau.upmc.com/ICN2006 . The press briefing topics are as follows: TUESDAY, JUNE 20 10 a.m. Winners and Losers: Conflict, Competition and St...

Medical society hosts simulation training to help reduce medical complications

...35-foot bus, complete with a pre-procedure patient briefing area, an area for performing interventions on a simulated patient named Simantha, and a post-procedure computer station for providing the operator feedback on his or her decisions in the case. Physicians can perform simulated interventions with les...

African American men paradoxically have fewer, less severe coronary obstructions than white males

...at the American Medical Association's science news briefing in New York. "Our findings suggest the need for greater understanding of factors influencing coronary events in diverse populations," says Jeffrey Whittle, M.D., MPH, associate professor of medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, a...

Heart Rhythm Society releases draft recommendations on pacemakers, ICDs on April 26

... about responding to advisories. What: A telephone briefing to announce the Heart Rhythm Societys draft policy recommendations for pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) performance. Who: Telebriefing participants include: Anne B. Curtis, M.D., President, Heart Rhythm Society Dwight W...

Representation from 41 countries confirmed for the Lancet Asia Medical Forum on Pandemic Influenza

... on influenza with the aim of providing a complete briefing on pandemic preparedness."...

Feds' infectious diseases strategy must be broader than biodefense, say ID physicians

...g BioShield, he said. Appearing at a congressional briefing sponsored by Rep. Barbara Cubin (R-WY), Dr. Blaser noted that a bill she has introduced includes many of IDSA's recommendations to resolve problems in the antimicrobial and anti-infective market, as outlined in the Bad Bugs, No Drugs report. Among th...

Nation sees downward trend in primary care: Press Briefing Teleconference

...pril 6, 2006 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM, EDT A press briefing will be held at the ACP Annual Session in Room 105...rnalists not able to attend the meeting, the press briefing will be available via teleconference. At 12:45 PM, EDT journalists are to call 800-860-2442. The bri...

Lack of response to herceptin may be reversed with addition of a PI3K inhibitor

...y. Yu will discuss these findings at an AACR press briefing on Wednesday, April 5, at 9 a.m. "If this drug cocktail shows benefit, we hope to be able to identify those patients who won't respond to Herceptin before they start the treatment, and offer them a new and beneficial drug combination," Yu says. "Pati...

Research suggests that immune response protects against brain tumor development

...the findings at the conference and also in a media briefing Tuesday, April 4 at 1 p.m. In this study, Scheurer and Bondy combined data from their large Harris County, Texas, epidemiological study of brain tumor patients with information collected on patients in the San Francisco area by researchers at the Uni...

Study demonstrates that lung cancer susceptibility runs in families

...h (AACR). She will discuss the findings in a press briefing on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 at 11 a.m. The research team, headed by Margaret Spitz, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology, looked at whether 2,465 first-degree relatives of 316 lung cancer patients who never smoked developed cance...

Doctors must work together better to improve survival in teenage and young adult cancer patients

...ifference to the chance of a cure." He told a news briefing at the Teenage Cancer Trust's 4th International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine that there was an urgent need for paediatricians and oncologists treating adult patients to communicate with each other and work together to improve...

Lack of specialist training for nurses is failing adolescent cancer patients

...nage Cancer Trust Unit. Miss Sam Smith told a news briefing at the TCT's 4th International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine: "Until the fundamental training needs of nursing staff are addressed, the unique needs of teenagers and young adults with cancer will continue to be unrecognised. ...

Funding for, and societal impact of, cancer research to be discussed during AACR press briefing

... in fewer lives saved through research. In a press briefing scheduled for 2:15 p.m., Tuesday, April 4 at the W...ity and health resulting from cancer research. The briefing will take place during the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR...

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