Tag: "credit" at medical news
Nestler elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
...is a great honor for me personally and a wonderful credit
to the outstanding scientific environment here at UT Southwestern," said Dr. Nestler, who also is a member of the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine, to which he was elected in 1998. The196 fellows and 17 foreign honorary members e...
UC Davis Cancer Center awarded $4.5 million
...'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 five years, the project will focus on:...
Seven deadly sins: A new look at society through an old lens
...heir own incomes, do tend to have higher levels of credit
and greater difficulties making repayments. But the size of this effect is small compared with the effects of age, income and changes in circumstances. SLOTH Turnout: a crisis in UK politics? The last two general elections had the second and thir...
'Apollo Program' for hydrogen energy needed, Stanford researcher says
...debating an energy bill that contains a $4,000 tax credit
fordiesel vehicles--the same break hybrid vehicles get--because of theirperceived higher mileage compared to gasoline vehicles. But a study led byJacobson and published in 2004 by Geophysical Review Letters showed thatconverting the U.S. vehicle flee...
Scientists harness the power of pee
...aid: "We are striving to develop cheap, disposable credit
card-sized biochips for disease detection. Our bat...hickness of just 1 mm (a little bit smaller than a credit
card). Writing in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Lee describes how the battery...
ACPM to host web-based conference on adolescent drug use
... from WebMD. Continuing medical education (CME/CE) credit
can be obtained for participation in this conference. Two leading specialists on the prevention and treatment of illicit drug use, Dr. Marc Fishman, Medical Director of Mountain Manor Treatment Center in Baltimore, Maryland, and Dr. Amy Khan, an Add...
Which drugs should health plans cover?
...nges in risk factors. Comparisons should give more credit
to medications that are actually proven to result in less illness and fewer deaths, rather than simply changing risk factors. For example, many long-term medications, such as cholesterol or blood pressure drugs, are prescribed to reduce future risk o...
Medical debt undermines housing security for working families, new national study shows
...that stem from medical debt becoming part of one's credit
record. Families saddled with unforeseen health p...en face an added problem, the report notes--ruined credit
that prevents or complicates every other economic move, whether it is securing a mortgage, renting a...
MSG-2 will advance long-term monitoring of Earth's energy balance
...e this, the instrument has been a major success, a credit
to the British, Belgian and Italian engineers - led by the UK's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) - that designed it. "Scientifically, highly accurate images of the infrared emission and solar reflectivity of the Earth are being made every 15 min...
Internal medicine organizations survey internists on maintenance of certification
...ch as ACP and other medical organizations to offer credit
for modules developed outside of ABIM. Such colla...d to complete MOC and allow physicians to gain CME credit
through society affiliation. ABIM and ACP will continue collaborative efforts to provide periodic su...
UQ scientist honoured for developing the world's first cancer vaccine
...cept of financial benefit is the concept of social credit
doing things that are of benefit to others. "You can get a great kick out of that for yourself but it's also good for the community and people should be rewarded for doing things for the community. "Not everybody is going to invent a vaccine to pr...
Medical debt draining Kansans' resources, threatening health care access
...from friends, take out loans, and jeopardize their credit
in order to pay off medical bills." The findings contradict the notion that many patients have the resources but simply refuse to pay for care. The Access Project and its research partners at the Schneider Institute for Health Policy at Brandeis U...
Portable cocaine sensor developed at UC Santa Barbara
...o had high school students doing work for academic credit
in his lab. "It was great," said Plaxco. "I thought they might be a distraction, but my students and post-doctoral fellows did a great job of mentoring and they all got a lot out of it, both the mentors and the mentorees." First author Brian Baker, a...
Public support for science and innovation: Productivity Commission report
... 25 percent since the 1970s, with medicines taking credit
for more than half of that improvement." Research Australia's 2005 Opinion Poll also found Australians wanted more funding for health and medical research, with 82 percent of those surveyed saying it should be a high priority for Government over the ...
ABIM to recognize CMS Physician Voluntary Reporting Program measures
...ian Voluntary Reporting Program (PVRP), to receive credit
toward meeting ABIM's requirement for "self-assess...rovement. Diplomates who complete the PIM receive credit
toward their Maintenance of Certification requirement, as well as Continuing Medical Education (CME)...
International study questions health benefits of moderate drinking
... on their own cannot prove causation." The authors credit
British heart specialist Gerry Shaper, MD, of the Royal Free and University College Medical School in London, England, for first proposing the possibility of an "abstainer error" in the design of prospective studies of the association between alcohol...
Feds' infectious diseases strategy must be broader than biodefense, say ID physicians
... during FDA review of a qualified product. A tax credit
for facilities used to manufacture or distribute, ...Manufacturers of qualified products may take a tax credit
on research expenses. IDSA also supports several other steps to strengthen infectious diseases ...
British public supports use of personal data for health research
...x authorities, banks, employers, and insurance and credit
card companies. "Our findings provide a direct insight into public views and suggest strong support for the confidential use of identifiable data on cancer for public health purposes and for statutory cancer registration," they conclude....
School-based quality initiative improves childhood asthma outcomes
...hildren at school," says Rose. "They get a lot of credit
for their commitment and teamwork over the last two years." Cincinnati Children's is now planning how best to spread what's been learned to other school environments....
Small Business grant helps Chadwick Optical bring Schepens Institute invention to patients
... or more to reach the market. Keeney and Peli give credit
to the small business grant for making their efforts successful and available for the benefit of the public more rapidly. With the current (second) award, Keeney will continue to consult with Peli and test new variations on the glasses' original them...