Tag: "collaborative" at medical news
International sex trafficking conference at the University of Minnesota
...cking, a major goal of the conference is to create collaborative
initiatives with other sectors, including government, academia and non-profit organizations to end these violations. Frey and others are available for interviews prior to the conference. For more information about the conference call (612) 624-8038 o...
ARVO keynote speakers to explore worldwide vision research collaborations
...e needs and research opportunities, by marshalling collaborative
efforts on an international scale. Dr. Sieving came to the NEI in 2001 from the University of Michigan, where he was a Professor of Ophthalmology, Neuroscience, and Bioengineering. He is well known for studies in the genetics basis of retinal and m...
New hybrid virus provides targeted molecular imaging of cancer
...erapeutic and diagnostic." Next, the international collaborative
research team plans to evaluate the safety and efficacy of other hybrid vectors in animal models. The ultimate goal is to adapt and optimize the AAVP-based targeting prototype for use in patients....
New drug could reduce tissue damage after heart attack
...ied CRP as a valid therapeutic target. The present collaborative
study has now rationally designed a potent small molecule inhibitor of CRP. The new compound, bis(phosphocholine)-hexane, is bound by CRP, inhibits all CRP functions in the test tube, and blocks the tissue damaging effect of CRP in an experimental he...
Technology to improve learning for visually-impaired children
...on of the system," he says. "Empirical research of collaborative
and cross-modal haptic interfaces for visually-imp...portant for learning," says Raisamo. "We know that collaborative
learning has benefits because the pupils learn through a dialogue with their peers and construct the...
Middle-aged English people are healthier than their American counterparts
...r than their American counterparts, according to a collaborative
study issued today by English and US researchers. Americans aged between 55 and 64 suffer from diseases such as diabetes, high-blood pressure and lung cancer at rates up to twice those seen among similar aged people in England, reports the study, pub...
Therapeutic communities: A three country comparison
... international network of scientists that, through collaborative
work on this study, will foster research, training and the exchange of scientific information," noted Dr. Kressel. Dr. Sacks added, "Development of this new scientific community has the potential to advance research, modifying, improving and expandi...
Nanotechnology expert analysis: Huge impacts from tiny tech
...iple disciplines, CRN is spearheading an historic, collaborative
effort to develop comprehensive recommendations for the safe and responsible use of this rapidly emerging technology. "This outstanding compilation of 22 essays describes some of the major challenges posed by nanotechnology," said Mike Treder, execut...
Collaborative care decreases some symptoms of dementia for patients with Alzheimer disease
...ients with Alzheimer disease who were treated with collaborative
care had fewer behavioral and psychological sympto...ized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of collaborative
care management for older adults with Alzheimer disease compared with augmented usual care. Physicia...
Less agitation in AD patients, less stress and depression in caregivers with collaborative care
...roup of patients and their caregivers received the collaborative
care spearheaded by the advanced practice nurse. T...f team approach to Alzheimer disease and to see if collaborative
care can forestall nursing home placement....
Lilly Foundation gift to Indiana University Cancer Center
... a complex and multi-dimensional process requiring collaborative
efforts among researchers in various fields. The Eli Lilly and Company Foundation gift will allow the IU Cancer Center to attract top-tier scientists and physicians and give them the resources they need for this work. Creating and improving patient c...
Pharmacists go beyond the counter to help hospitalized patients
...20 years, pharmacists have become more involved in collaborative
care for patients. "Pharmacists play an incredibly important role in caring for hospitalized patients in terms of medication safety and helping determine that patients are on the most appropriate medications," said Peter Kaboli, who led the review st...
NRP104 significantly reduced symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children
...developed NRP104 and on January 31, 2005, signed a collaborative
agreement with Shire to develop and commercialize the product. On December 6, 2005 New River filed a New Drug Application with U.S. Food and Drug Administration to evaluate NRP104 for the treatment of ADHD. This application is currently under revie...
Report issued on US-Indo collaboration to advance vision research
...he workshops was to identify and promote U.S.-Indo collaborative
opportunities. Five core areas were considered: ...s, the five core research areas, and proposals for collaborative
research and training. A hope of the organizers is that additional eye and vision research scientis...
Growing diabetes epidemic: Patient/physician disconnect on disease management
...c., calls for the medical community to take a more collaborative
approach to caring for people with type 2 diabetes as a way to improve both disease management and outcomes. A Harris Interactive (R) survey commissioned by AADE suggests a disconnect between what patients with type 2 diabetes and primary care physic...
Female genital mutilation affects births: Study
... 100 deliveries as a result of the practice. "This collaborative
African study provides the first reliable evidence on the impact of FGM on complications during childbirth, and shows that the practice is likely to be responsible for large numbers of infant deaths and an increased burden of maternal illness, affect...
Female genital mutilation harmful for mothers and babies
... report the authors. The authors state: "This is a collaborative
study conducted in Africa, with African researchers, and provides evidence of great importance to those communities where FGM is practiced. It shows clearly its harmful effects on reproductive outcome, both for women and their infants." (Quote by e-m...
It's never too late to 'hurry up' angioplasty treatment
...tion lab in the shortest amount of time. We need a collaborative
effort with EMS, Emergency Departments, Nursing, Cardiac Catheterization lab staff and Cardiologists all working together in order to shorten door to balloon times to less than 90 minutes for all patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week," he added....
Participating in yoga during treatment for breast cancer improves quality of life
...ment plan for cancer patients. It's also the first collaborative
research effort representing the partnership between M. D. Anderson and India's largest yoga research institution, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (research foundation) in Bangalore, India. "Cancer and its treatments are associated with ...
New long-distance wireless networking developed at UC Berkeley brings eye care to India
...n India are receiving quality eye care thanks to a collaborative
effort between an Indian hospital network and the ...ch project and on other activities through an open collaborative
research agreement between Intel and UC Berkeley. TIER is sponsored by UC Berkeley's Center for Inf...
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