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Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends

...e important in cognitive therapy, so, too, can the expertise of prescribing physicians play a role in the succe... its success could depend on variables such as the expertise of the therapist and the patient's willingness or ability to take the therapy to heart," DeRubeis sa...

US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study

...ic surgery at Duke University and renowned for his expertise in ACL injury and sports medicine, is a consultant to the study. Upon entry into the study, academy cadets will complete a baseline questionnaire that collects basic demographic data, as well as information on their injury history and recent sports...

Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

...nd Cultural Affairs, matches countries looking for expertise in certain areas with U.S. faculty and professionals who can provide it. Dr. Gutin has been studying fitness and fatness since the 1970s, well before its lifelong impact on health was understood. "We were interested in being fit for its own value: be...

APA applauds new California regulations for inpatient psychological services

...rvices (DHS), recognizes California psychologists' expertise in diagnosing and treating mental disorders which allows them to serve their patients in acute care hospitals as attending practitioners. The California agency's new rules allow both psychologists and psychiatrists to direct patient care as a member ...

Scottish health minister launches major new clinical trials project to boost business and health

...ects and more generally from the enhanced clinical expertise that will be gained through that work." Dr. Allan Gaw, Director of Clinical Trials Unit at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, said: "Although Glasgow has a long track record of successfully running clinical trials, our capability is currently sometimes fragmen...

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

...ealth care professionals and others with technical expertise could help meet the "2-7-10" goals through public service abroad. The federal Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator asked the Institute of Medicine to study options for placing such workers in the 15 focus countries. "In addition to this prop...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

... are recognized regionally or nationally for their expertise and longitudinal contributions to the practice of gastrointestinal endoscopy. Distinguished Educator Award Barbara Frank, MD, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Richard McCray, MD, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY Physician as educat...

Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America

...isciplinary team of health care professionals with expertise in Huntington's disease. The team will provide comprehensive medical and social services as well as education, outreach and research opportunities to the HD community. "The addition of Rush University Medical Center means that our HD families living ...

M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution

...amural Programs at M. D. Anderson. "By sharing our expertise in multidisciplinary cancer care and translational research, together we can advance scientific understanding of how the mind works in concert with the body to benefit cancer patients around the world." Under the leadership of Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., ...

Health and environmental sciences director named DuPont 'Distinguished Scientist'

...e of the world's most respected scientists for his expertise on the health and environmental effects of new and existing chemicals," said DuPont Chief Science & Technology Officer Thomas M. Connelly, Jr. "His efforts to strengthen DuPont policies, standards and global strategy for toxicology and environmental...

Study shows non-children's hospitals serve majority of US children

...en's hospitals may be under-resourced in pediatric expertise while providing an excess of care for the poor and for mental health conditions." The group next plans to examine pediatric emergency department use at non-children's hospitals. In addition to Wasserman, members of the study team include Pamela Owens...

Heart scan surprises: CT reveals many non-heart problems, too

...he scanning parameters that relies on the combined expertise of the radiologist and technologist. Meanwhile, Patel and her U-M colleagues are currently performing research that directly compares CTCA and coronary angiograms performed in the traditional way, using a catheter that is threaded into the coronary a...

'Sister Mary' the robo-doc to start making ward rounds at St Mary's Hospital

... This is a solution in potentially providing their expertise from a remote location and may be a significant step for patient care." The robots are being trialled in a General Surgery Ward and A&E Department within St Mary's Hospital and for training purposes, at Imperial College's Academic and Clinical Skills...

New partnership launched to accelerate and evaluate national malaria control program in Africa

...ing shortages or employee training needs. Provide expertise in malaria control to ensure that malaria control programs are as efficient and effective as possible. Support Zambia with monitoring and evaluating the health and economic impact of controlling malaria. Public health authorities agree that new and...

Radiology residents can accurately assess after-hours patients for stroke

... the logical choice for providing the best on-site expertise in reading time-sensitive head CT scans in many teaching hospitals, whose initial interpretation is later confirmed by an attending radiologist, said Linda Tang, MD, a resident at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA, and the lead author...

Protecting Europe from epidemics: official inauguration of ECDC on 27 May

... surveillance, networking EU Member States' health expertise and providing authoritative scientific advice on new and emerging diseases. The ECDC's Director, Mrs Zsuzanna Jakab, was nominated by the Centre's Management Board in December 2004 (see IP/04/1472) and took up office on March 1st. Recruitment of the ...

What types of physicians are best to treat patients with HIV?

Physicians with expertise or a specialty in HIV deliver better quality of ca...D) physicians and general medicine physicians with expertise in HIV had similar performance and delivered higher quality of care than nonexpert generalists. More...

New NIAID grants strengthen national biodefense and emerging infectious diseases research network

.... For example, researchers in the new centers have expertise in equine encephalitis and other viral diseases th...tted to people by mosquitoes. The centers also add expertise in hantaviruses, as well as in the development of diagnostics and animal models of disease. Each con...

ACPM to host web-based conference on adolescent binge drinking

...national professional society for physicians whose expertise and interest lie in disease prevention and health promotion ( www.acpm.org ). ACPM's more than 2,000 members are engaged in preventive medicine practice, teaching and research. Medscape from WebMD is the leading provider of online information and edu...

IBM and EPFL join forces to uncover the secrets of cognitive intelligence

...logy in the world. With our combined resources and expertise we are embarking on one of the most ambitious research initiatives ever undertaken in the field of neuroscience." Markram is the founder of EPFL's Brain and Mind Institute, where more than 10 years of research and wet-lab experiments have been consol...

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