Tag: "community" at medical news
OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts
...onians will increasingly benefit from those in our community
who donate their tissue for transplantation. Re...h has been serving Portland and the greater Oregon community
for decades, and the tissue preparation and coordination resources of the Joint Restoration Foundati...
Eye diseases gave great painters different vision of their work, Stanford ophthalmologist says
...e most thoughtful commentators from the scientific community
on questions of eyesight among French 19th-century artists,'' said Kendall, who is curator-at-large at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. To create the images of the artists' paintings as seen through their own eye...
RAND panel identifies key components of public health emergency preparedness
...encies but also with active, engaged and mobilized community
residents, businesses, and non-governmental organizations. The definition also states that preparedness should build upon day-to-day public health systems and be regularly tested. "If you ask public health and government officials, 'What is a...
Row over study puts Korea's scientific community under scrutiny again
...cientific paper that is putting Korea's scientific community
under scrutiny once again. The dispute has pitted a young Korean doctor, Jeong Hwan Kim, against Kwang Yul Cha, a fertility specialist and one of the most powerful players in the country's struggle for biotech supremacy, writes journalist Jonathan ...
Kennedy Krieger Institute launches first national online autism registry
... the IAN project hopes to engage the entire autism community
from parents to policy makers to the media in an...creased participation by a very organized research community
led to discoveries of new and better treatments. IAN is funded by a grant from Autism Speaks, a no...
International study finds ways to maximize effective responses after terrorism incidents
...continued risks and how to mitigate them. Further, community
awareness and notifying authorities if something seemed out of the norm was found to be important, particularly by the Israelis who feel that their population is always alert and reports anything that seems suspicious. "This project provides an in...
Healthy schools project gets an 'A'
...ed by the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor community
teaches children healthy habits and offers hope fo... "This program is a long-term investment in the community
and an investment in the future," says Dr. Eagle. "We hope that the Project Healthy Schools program ...
Leader of the pack: Dog groomer turned UH pharmacy professor honored
...in at the bottom. After working part time at a community
pharmacy for a few years, Simpson knew it was the perfect fit and enrolled at UH. Despite her original intent to open her own pharmacy and veterinary compounding shop, her entry into pharmacy education came when she was volunteered to teach a pharma...
Patient adherence for successful tuberculosis treatment
...perception of the disease and its treatment in the community
in which they live. They thus proposed action cons...upporter from among the staff or from within their community
(imam, family relation, teacher) and improved coordination of the activity of medical posts from the...
General physicals prompt needed cancer screenings
...r Joshua Fenton, assistant professor of family and community
medicine at UC Davis. "Our study suggests they are. If people over 50 have checkups every year or two, they're more likely to go ahead and get the cancer screenings they need." Fenton and his colleagues focused their study on patients ages 52 to...
Few surgeons routinely refer breast cancer patients for reconstruction, U-M study finds
...re likely to work in a cancer center rather than a community
hospital or teaching hospital. The researchers suggest surgeons who do not refer as many patients for reconstruction may be more likely to treat patients with limited resources or to practice in settings with limited access to plastic surgeons. ...
March of Dimes, Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute launch prematurity prevention partnership
...and between pregnancies. Education at multiple community
levels, via myriad channels, will be critical to t...ng intervention sites will be integral in reaching community
members with information about the known risk factors for, and ways to prevent, preterm birth. Furth...
Community-based measures fail to reduce HIV levels, new study shows
... PLoS Medicine, had hoped thatlevels of HIV in the community
as a whole could be reduced throughtargeting men a...was no resultantreduction in HIV incidence for the community
as a whole. The researchers believe that their efforts to reduce incidence in femalesex workers we...
Sustainability of energy, food and water theme of ACS national meeting
...he nonprofit organization Water For People for the community
water treatment systems. (HIST 037, Tuesday, March 27, 11:35 a.m., Hyatt Regency McCormick, 20C) Biofuels featured during three-day symposium Representatives from academia and government will discuss challenges and advancements related to biof...
Morphine kills pain -- not patients
... an act of brutality. We urge those in the medical community
to understand the facts about morphine and other opioids its time to set the record straight. Doctors should feel free to manage pain with doses adjusted to individual patients so that the patients can be comfortable and be able to live with dignity...
Emergency responses greatly increase risk to firefighters of dying on duty from heart disease
...r study will reinforce efforts in the firefighting community
to improve their health and wellness programs. We also hope that these striking results will make physicians who care for firefighters, such as internists and cardiologists, more cognizant of the demanding nature of this occupation and get them to be...
NSW Premier announces $15M for children's cancer research
...lso to previous substantial Federal Government and community
support.This means that the vision of a cure for childhood cancer through medical research is one stepcloser to being a reality. The building program will now be able to commence as early as Augustthis year. CCIA has already produced significant adva...
Emergency Medicaid for immigrants goes to childbirth
...s also a family physician at a federally supported community
health center where 40 percent of patients are uninsured. States with high immigration rates, such as North Carolina, have seen a rapid rise in Emergency Medicaid costs, according to the federal Government Accountability Office. Many states with es...
HIV in late childhood and adolescence a growing problem
...lmost positively resisted by the international HIV community
because of the strongly held assumptions that HIV in late childhood is very unusual, and that survival from birth to adolescence with HIV was so unlikely without treatment as to be negligible. This just doesnt fit with what we see in Zimbabwe and hea...
NIH names Clinical Trial Units for the Microbicide Trials Network
...TN brings together international investigators and community
partners who are devoted to reducing the sexual transmission of HIV through the development and evaluation of microbicides and who work within a unique infrastructure designed to conduct research that will support licensure of topical microbicide pro...
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