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AANP and UpToDate partner to improve patient care

...s. The partnership reinforces both organizations' commitment to improved patient care and recognizes the growing importance of nurse practitioners as first line healthcare providers. The purpose of the partnership is to enhance the relevance of the UpToDate program for nurse practitioners and increase its us...

Researchers take aim at the causes of heart valve disease

...th added its own award, bringing the total project commitment to more than $750,000. "From previous studies of diseased values that were removed during valve replacement surgeries and autopsies, we've identified significant structural and chemical differences between diseased and healthy valves," said Grande-Al...

Australian of the Year award to Ian Frazer salutes important win in the war against cancer

...ased organisation, demonstrates the breadth of his commitment to reducing the impact of cancer." Mrs Roberts said The Cancer Council Australia continued to encourage Australians to be optimistic about the prospect of eventually defeating cancer. "Despite occasional claims of 'miracle cancer cures', evidence sug...

48 hour access target for UK sexual health clinics impossible

...gh, they write. They acknowledge the government's commitment to improving sexual health service provision, outlined in its public health white paper, Choosing Health, published in November 2004 But cash strapped trusts are simply not ploughing enough money into sexual health, they say. "The government has ear...

Workshop on telemedicine for Africa

...ency's interest in and willingness to continue its commitment to this common initiative. Representatives of the African Regional Economics Communities and of the e-Africa Commission informed the workshop about the dramatic situation of African healthcare and provided information on the status of existing telec...

Bank of America grant to expand community-based childhood immunization program in northern Manhattan

...vancing the development of children as part of our commitment to fostering healthy and vibrant neighborhoods. T...rica recognizes this and we are grateful for their commitment to Columbia and the community." According to Sally Findley, PhD, professor of clinical Population an...

Elsevier congratulates its award winning authors and editors

...tions to the authors and editors and commend their commitment to the advancement of scholarship in the scientific, medical and technical community," said Sal Gelardi, Senior Vice President, Elsevier. "This is a remarkable achievement for them and Elsevier." An honorable mention was presented to Elsevier for it...

Sydney scientists discover and license breakthrough anti-inflammatory treatment

...coveries into real patient benefits. The Garvan's commitment to taking our research from bench to bedside is evidenced by our investment in companies such as G2 and encouraging our senior scientists to participate in the commercialisation of research". The Novo Nordisk licensing agreement has a potential val...

Many new immigrants to US change diet -- and not for the better

... earnings in the short term while retaining little commitment to any particular society or national labor market over the longer term," Akresh said....

Study finds some people in pain unlikely to seek treatment

... for Medical Education and Research as part of its commitment to the medical education of physicians. The journal has been published for more than 75 years and has a circulation of 130,000 nationally and internationally. Articles are available online at www.mayoclinicproceedings.com ....

Worldwide study looks to find causes of type 1 diabetes

...n Georgia and Florida. "The families make a real commitment to this research," she says. "We are asking them to record every time the child is sick, every time the child receives medication, whether it's over-the-counter or prescription. Every time the child goes to a health care provider, even if it's a well...

World's pledge to halve hunger by 2015 looks like empty promise

...1990 to cut worldwide hunger in half by 2015. That commitment is now looking like an empty promise -- all talk and no action -- according 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 year...

Science and the end of poverty

...ent Goals (MDGs) are the international community's commitment to reducing poverty in the world's poorest countries by 2015. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan commissioned the UN Millennium Project as an advisory body to recommend practical ways to help every country to achieve the MDGs. Although many of the world...

USF College of Public Health one of 12 institutions named to Kellogg Foundation initiative

...ion of factors. "This initiative is core to our commitment to be engaged in eliminating health disparities in our region and help the Kellogg Foundation build a model for the nation," said Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the USF College of Public Health. The Foundation-sponsored Community-Campus Partnerships f...

New rotavirus vaccine joins routine infant immunization schedule

...es two, four and six months. Merck has expressed a commitment to working with the global public health community to make the Rotateq vaccine available to infants and children worldwide....

Efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate may depend on level of osteoarthritis pain

... United States. "GAIT is another example of NIH's commitment to exploring the potential of complementary and alternative medicine to prevent and treat disease in a manner that is fair, unbiased, and scientifically rigorous," said Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., NIH Director. GAIT enrolled nearly 1,600 participants wi...

Policy changes in poultry industry could reduce worker injuries, report suggests

...at workers reported, on average, that management's commitment to safety was moderate. But, when workers perceived the commitment to safety as low, there was an increased risk of respiratory symptoms and occupational illnesses or ...

Medicare must change the way it values physician services to avert primary care collapse

...e-based payments should vary based on the work and commitment of resources required for individual physicians to report on the measures applicable to their specialty and practice." Noting that ACP is pleased that the Commission is exploring ways to improve the care of patients with chronic diseases, Dr. Hedberg...

American Association for Dental Research presents awards, recognitions

...USA), with sincere appreciation for dedication and commitment to mentoring and inspiring the next generation of researchers. AADR/Pfizer Hatton Awards Competition, AADR Student Research Fellowship winners, and winners of the Caulk/Dentsply Competition These will be announced at the meeting and publicized at...

A role for dental professionals in detecting, reporting domestic violence

...However, the dentists expressed an interest in and commitment to increased training to improve their ability to respond. Because of these results, the research team developed a practical, multi-purpose training program to allow dental professionals to know how to respond appropriately. A three-hour educational...

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