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Public meeting Jan. 4 on research priorities on EHS aspects of engineered nanoscale materials

... Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials document released by the NSET Subcommittee on September 21, 2006. The report is available at www.nano.gov . The public is invited to participate through oral presentations at the meeting or through written submissions sent electronically to the conference...

Recording neo-natal consultations is helpful to parents

...months, the researchers interviewed the parents to document their recall of the diagnosis, tests, treatment and outcome of their babies, as explained by their neonatologist. The mothers involved also completed a questionnaire about their own general health. Those who had received a recording had significantl...

WHO and UN need to change the way they work to address Africa's problems

...s long overdue African Regional Health Report. The document is a disappointing effort and one that reveals WHO...r Africas renaissance, states the Editorial. The document follows on from a report delivered to the outgoing UN Secretary General Kofi Annan last week by the ...

Fosrenol data show evidence of trends towards improved bone formation in CKD stage 5 patients

...ASN) meeting. Additional studies presented at ASN document the efficacy and safety of the reformulated and higher-dose FOSRENOL tablets. Of the approximately 20 million Americans who have some form of kidney disease, more than 530,000 have developed CKD Stage 5. Even with dialysis and a low-phosphorus die...

New agreement questions NHS relation with industry

...nd this initiative, says Goodyear. As the guidance document states, the NHS is being "harnessed" in what is essentially a competitive model. A surprising and disturbing element of the agreement relates to the crucial principles of transparency and accountability in research. Rather than incorporating and up...

American Thoracic Society publishes new statement on hepatotoxicity of antituberculosis therapy

...0 drugs approved for use in the United States. The document also provides recommendations for minimizing a pat...ommittee member Charles A. Peloquin, Pharm.D. "The document aims to provide clinicians with the education and resources needed to optimize patient care." As ...

AACE/AIUM join forces to enhance quality and safety in thyroid/parathyroid ultrasound procedures

...s in sonography, ultrasound equipment maintenance, document storage, policies safeguarding the patients and personnel, and accuracy in diagnosis. Dr. Greenbaum pointed out that the two societies' programs compliment each other. The AACE physician certification and recertification process will ensure that...

Adolescent brains are insensitive to alcohol for a short time, but at great cost

... In addition, this is one of the first studies to document tolerance to alcohols effect on social behavior, which occurs in an age-dependent manner. Human adolescents are confronted with a variety of potentially stressful challenges, and they often use alcohol to control stress and cope with problems, said V...

Statement released on the assessment of coronary artery disease by computed tomography

... The most important guidance provided in the new document is in intermediate-risk patients. As other statements have concluded, patients at the lowest and highest risk do not benefit from coronary artery calcification (CAC) screening. But there is evidence that CT scans for calcium can play a significant ro...

Suffer the children

...ring 1991199 In this issue, Birken and coauthors document a substantial decline from 1971 to 1998 in the rate of unintentional injuries among Canadian children living in urban areas. In a related commentary Howard calls for, among several measures, greater injury prevention advocacy to help reduce the nu...

Grasso, Stevens alumni deploy next generation information systems platform

...cs and administrative tasks such as scheduling and document management," he said. "All of these services are capable of being delivered by the platform that is being installed. Unlike almost all other systems integrations that 'bundle' multi third party platforms together with a resulting decrease in data sec...

Consensus reached on new guidelines for ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death

...e Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). The purpose of this document is to update and combine the previously published ...rganizations in the United States and Europe. This document completes the triad of arrhythmia-based guideline topics cosponsored by the ACC, AHA and ESC. In add...

Mercury pollution threatens health worldwide, scientists say

...d also a co-chair of the conference, adds that the document declares that the social and economic costs of mercury are probably higher than currently estimated, because they don't take into account mercury's impact on wildlife. Krabbenhoft says the conference declaration summarizes a yearlong effort of 37 t...

Routine use of Hib vaccine could lead to virtual elimination of killer disease in Africa

...his is the first published study in East Africa to document the significant benefit of routine Hib vaccination in protecting young children against the devastating effects of a leading cause of childhood meningitis and pneumonia. The findings build on a considerable body of growing evidence from Africa and ar...

Synthetic version of scorpion venom delivers radioactive iodine to malignant brain tumors

...refore, the primary objective of this study was to document that 131I-TM-601 could be administered to humans safely. In addition, the researchers sought to begin to assess the drug's anti-tumor effect and dosing standards. Six patients agreed to receive additional doses at one of three different levels (.25 m...

Navigation guides robotic future

.... "You can either spend three months reading the document or you can create a map of who spoke and the relationships between it." She said her team would use the models to make a thinking robot that could find its way to a given point and navigate back again. The research will also generate new insights...

ESC recommends interdisciplinary collaboration in non-invasive imaging

...the European Society of Cardiology, described this document as "an important step forward in the discussion of the future of imaging." "Advances in imaging technology now provide a wonderful spectrum of diagnostic tools to investigate heart and vascular disease, but much less is known about which test perfo...

Water fluoridation in New South Wales

...iversity of Sydney, and would be a useful resource document for future fluoridation projects in other rural areas in NSW, Australia, and internationally. Preliminary findings from this evaluation will be presented today at the 84th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research. Councill...

Lancet and Mexican government to hold meeting on health-system reform

...he Mexican Ministry of Health and The Lancet is to document some of these experiences, to distil more widely applicable lessons, and to propose interventions that could protect and advance the health of vulnerable peoples worldwide," they conclude....

Studies of married couples, soccer and hockey teams focus on brain's response to stress

...naires were used to measure personality traits and document how participants perceived the quality and social support of their relationships. The preliminary analyses suggest that cortisol levels, which normally are elevated under stressful situations, were significantly lower in the oxytocin-treated couple...

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