Tag: "business" at medical news
Money won't buy you happiness
...thor. The happiness of its citizens should be the business
of government, with ministers as answerable on happiness levels as they are on a nation's gross domestic product (GDP), he concludes....
Blocking previously unrecognized links between inflammatory systems could make COX-2 inhibitors safe
...tein that binds to COX-2 is close to the active or business
end of the iNOS, the researchers found. As a result, it should be possible to design drugs that do double duty by inhibiting iNOS while also blocking iNOS binding to COX-2. This would decrease the formation of both NO and prostaglandins, Snyder said...
Study shows increasing nursing staff improves safety and quality in hospitals
...e staffing is low, this study makes an unequivocal business
case for using more RNs in nurse staffing and a strong case based on value to patients for increasing the hours of nursing care," says author Jack Needleman, an associate professor at the School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles...
Tufts University receives federal grant to address occupational risks among immigrants
...also break new ground by launching an entirely new business
model for immigrant workers: a non-profit green cleaning cooperative that will help to break down the barrier of isolation faced by these workers. "Brazilian women cleaners form a large occupational group working and living in Somerville who can bene...
U of M hosts business planning for pandemic influenza
...his summit is about moving forward a blueprint for business
preparedness." "Pandemic influenza needs to be o...ehousing, energy, and construction and real estate business
You don't say: Patient-doctor nonverbal communication says a lot
...rankel. "From studies outside of medicine in the business
world, for example - we know we can improve nonverbal sensitivity altering nonverbal cues from ourselves and others," he said. "Our own studies have shown that patients who are satisfied with their physicians perceive their visits were two minutes l...
48 hour access target for UK sexual health clinics impossible
... NHS Operating Plan for 2006/7, which sets out the business
and financial arrangements for the next two years. The authors, STI co-editor Dr Helen Ward, and immediate past president of the British Association of Sexual Health, Dr Angela Robinson, warn that "failure to deliver on this infection control measure...
World's pledge to halve hunger by 2015 looks like empty promise
...to a Cornell University expert on world hunger. If business
proceeds as usual, just as many people will be hungry in the world -- 800 million -- in 2015 as there were 16 years ago, said Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Cornell's Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy and the 2001 Food Prize laureate. He...
Mayo Clinic obesity researchers test 'classroom of the future'
...y Did It -- Collaboration "We assembled a team of business
and organization leaders who all recognize the urgency to resolve inactivity in children and realize that the future has to look different from our past," says Dr. Levine. The Rochester Athletic Club built an indoor village to house the school of the...
Obese patients should not be discriminated against for treatment
...o a consumer may be an appropriate, if hard-nosed, business
decision. But medicine is not just any business. Obese patients deserve care, just like their non-obese counterparts."...
Mayo Clinic to host inaugural National Symposium on Health Care Reform in May
...e. National experts in health care, public policy, business
and patient advocacy will gather in Rochester, Min...th to bring experts in health care, public policy, business
and other disciplines together to identify solutions to the complex problems of health care reform,"...
Avantogen and Hawaii Biotech to combine vaccine businesses
...xpected to close in late April, 2006. The combined business
will incorporate both Avantogen's and Hawaii Biotech's complementary technologies, and will maintain the existing vaccine development laboratories in Oahu, Hawaii, with corporate headquarters in Southern California. This new agreement builds upon a p...
$10 million gift funds innovative predictive health study
... a far-sighted collaboration between philanthropy, business
development and medical research. The venture capitalizes on the unique strengths of BioCrossroads; Regenstrief Institute, international leaders in medical informatics, health services and aging research; and the IU School of Medicine with its expert...
Sometimes no treatment is the right option for low-risk prostate cancer
...s, playing tennis, gardening, leading a successful business
and spending time with his family. But it wasn't until his doctor at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center advised "watchful waiting" as an option to invasive surgery and radiation that he realized he could continue his active life - f...
New family of biodegradable polymers shows promise for intracellular drug delivery
...done within Emtech Bio, an early-stage biosciences business
incubator operated by Emory University and Georgia Tech....
5 finalists compete for Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research
...ons and is a disciplined way to improve almost any business
situation in nearly any type of organization in th...r and an economic turnaround. In 2002, a changing business
and competitive landscape forced online travel agency Travelocity to shift its current business
Mayo Clinic leaders offer health reform vision, prescriptions
...de health insurance, but, in the interest of their business
or employees, could choose to contribute to the cost. Employees could use the employer payments to cover all or part of the cost for any insurance plan on the national menu. The federal government could coordinate these insurance offerings through a...
IOF announces Tetra Pak's support of World Osteoporosis Day
...motto, 'protects what's good', summarizes the core business
philosophy of the company as practiced in different ways in our business
operations. We are supporting IOF to express our commitment to help protect the health of consumers ...
Industry welcomes massive Victorian investment in medical research
...d to do more to bridge the gap between science and business
if we are going to see the economic benefits. It's... integrating commercialisation into the day to day business
of science. Then we will see real economic growth in Victoria as a result of these investments." Som...
Mega-brands have mega influence on dietary behavior
...nds in consumers' diets. "In the razor-thin profit business
of supermarkets," says Tillotson, "profitability depends on high sales per unit of shelf space. With a finite amount of shelf space and thousands of brands available, the chains favor the strongly consumer-wanted, high-volume selling products." Tillo...
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