Tag: "competitive" at medical news

Exposed: Tobacco companies efforts to influence industry privatisation

... litigation. The documents suggest that although a competitive tender for the state owned monopoly was later anno...opoly, BAT planned intensive marketing, as if in a competitive market, aiming to target young people in cities. In doing so it predicted that smoking uptake would ...

Competition in health care may not result in better quality

...ance of HMOs against HMO competition, HMOs in less competitive markets perform better on HEDIS' women's care meas... understand and evaluate the benefits and costs of competitive versus regulatory policies. "The health care environment is complicated and multi-layered, and perha...

To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor

... competitiveness of hospitals. "In today's competitive environment, especially with the severe shortage of skilled nurses, the pressure on streamlining hospital operations continues to increase," said Lin. "Health-care managers are seeking new perspectives and creative ways to manage their business. We c...

Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events

...ssor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern, said competitive runners are less likely to suffer from hyponatremia. "Those who are running to finish the race very fast don't have time to drink a lot of water along the way," Dr. Levine said. "Those who are not running the race competitively tend to stop at every ...

Institute of Medicine news: Human resource crisis in HIV/AIDS

... would be a fellowship program, which should offer competitive awards of $35,000 annually for skilled professionals who want to make a difference overseas but are stymied by financial and logistical barriers. Fellows would provide health care, training, or technical assistance in a PEPFAR focus country for at l...

UC Davis Cancer Center awarded $4.5 million

...avis. "Winning this major grant, in today's highly competitive federal grants climate, is a credit to UC Davis and the other participating institutions. This is an important step toward one of our most important public health goals -- eliminating ethnic disparities in cancer and other diseases." Over the next fi...

Seven deadly sins: A new look at society through an old lens

...o manage increasingly complex organisations in the competitive global economy. The evidence suggests that CEO compensation both current pay and aggregate shares and options owned do provide the right incentives to focus on maximising corporate wealth. At the same time, shareholders and boards must be vigilant ...

Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center

...issues. His foundation, Singing for Change offers competitive grants to organizations working toward improving t...s in their communities. Singing for Change offers competitive grants to progressive, community-based, non-profit organizations that address the root causes of soc...

Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft to present innovations for healthy workforce

...duty in Iraq, or aging baby boomers trying to stay competitive in today's work force. But this challenge can be o... technology can help workers and businesses remain competitive and productive, strengthen the economy, and help people stay active in their communities....

Speed and endurance are doled out by the pound

...st 45 male and female runners in each of the eight competitive racing distances, from 100 meters to 10,000 meters, during the past 14 years. As they related the force required for the runners' racing speeds to the "ideal" size of the different runners, the researchers found a consistent relationship across all g...

Ability, not disability, at heart of yacht trek

...ble-bodied skipper--embarked today on a 2,225-mile competitive race from Calif. to Hawaii, the sailing crucible known as the Transpac. The boat, a customized 40-foot racing yacht named B'Quest, has been outfitted with specially designed equipment including secured cockpit seats engineered by college students at...

Rice nanophotonics lab gets $3 million training grant

...ne of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) most competitive programs, the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) program. "Rice has long been known for cross-cutting interdisciplinary research in emerging fields such as biomedicine, information technology and nanotechnology," said LANP D...

Accessible technology and rehab medicine help Americans with disabilities in today's work force

...eturn to the work force and be more productive and competitive in their jobs. The forum, "Innovations for a Healt...duty in Iraq, or aging baby boomers trying to stay competitive in today's work force. In each case, the challenge can be overcome through the use of accessible tec...

FDA expands indication for ADDERALL XR (CII) confirming safety and efficacy in adolescents

...manufacturing and commercialization, the impact of competitive products, including, but not limited to, the impact of those on Shire's ADHD franchise, patents, including but not limited to, legal challenges relating to Shire's ADHD franchise, government regulation and approval, including but not limited to Healt...

M.D.-Ph.D. student wins Hertz fellowship

.... They are among the nation's most prestigious and competitive fellowships, with awards to fewer than 3 percent of those who apply. Rice is one of only 43 research universities whose students are eligible for Hertz fellowships. The prestigious awards are available only to students studying engineering or applied...

NJIT entrepreneurs demonstrate their inventions for science commission

...gram itself, which the commission supports through competitive grants. EDC entrepreneurs displaying their work included: Vincent Sette, executive vice president of business for Mail Call, Larry Gardner, chief executive officer of CyberExtruder, and Harvey Homan, chief executive officer of Urovalve. Mail Call i...

Sports doping explored during half-day symposium, Aug. 30

...ental, will some day be used by athletes to gain a competitive advantage. For example, certain growth factor comp...roids, are available that allow athletes to gain a competitive advantage and evade normal testing controls. Christiane Ayotte of INRS-Armand-Frappier Institutes Do...

NYU Child Study Center raises over $165,000 at Picnic for ParentCorps

...issues. His foundation, Singing for Change offers competitive grants to organizations working toward improving the quality of life for people and empowering them to make positive decisions in their communities. In 2003 alone, Singing for Change awarded nearly half a million dollars in grants to child focused c...

Acrux reports progress in development of Testosterone MD-Lotion(R) for men

...ying, no-touch metered dose lotion has significant competitive advantage over the existing products in this growing market. The remaining trials suit our expertise and require moderate investment, so in line with our financial plans we intend to complete them ourselves before choosing the best option for sales a...

New programs restore interest in physician-scientist research careers

...earch training and infrastructure, and a series of competitive loan repayment programs (LRPs) for young physician-scientists with significant debt. The private not-for-profit sector created new awards for young and established physician-scientists and an increasing number of research-intensive medical schools a...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... – Scientists have sequenced the house fly genome for ... might expect from an insect that thrives in pathogen-rich ... Oct. 14 in the journal Genome Biology , ... and of how flies quickly adapt to resist insecticides, ... house flies (Musca domestica) carry and transmit more than ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of scientists led by researchers at the University ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) have ... underlying bipolar (manic depressive) disorder, a breakthrough that ... affective disorder, as well as depression and other ... online this week in Nature Molecular Psychiatry ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Brandeis awards 44th Rosenstiel Award to pioneering geneticist Fred Alt 2House fly genome reveals expanded immune system 2Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder 2Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder 3
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