Tag: "experts" at medical news

Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco

... or 2% of that from cigarette smoking, though some experts put the estimate at or near zero since snuff use has not been definitively linked to any fatal disease....

Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis

...ive problem of dementia were evaluated by clinical experts and referred for further treatment. Those with dementia were also given brain scans with computerized tomography or magnetic resonance imaging to aid in their diagnosis and treatment. In future research, Yaffe plans to look at other selective estroge...

9th Annual Public Forum at AACR Annual Meeting

...esearch in everyday terms. 10:00am-12:15pm Hear experts in the oncology field describe the latest progress in cancer detection, treatment and prevention. Survivors will share their personal perspectives about cancer, cancer research and patient advocacy. 12:30pm-2:00pm Meet prominent cancer scientists...

IOM report should end nevirapine controversy, HIVMA says

...l was made up of some of the most highly respected experts in HIV/AIDS research, biostatistics, and bioethics," says pediatrician Kathryn Edwards, MD, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, who was a member of the HIVNET Data Safety Monitoring Board. "We're fortunate to have such an esteemed group give th...

Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications

...he society's annual conference. Tissue engineering experts from Wake Forest Baptist, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Texas at Austin, as well as Italy and Japan, discussed their latest work. Tissue engineering, a term that was coined in 1986, describes the sc...

Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems

... The study team asked an international panel of 63 experts which nanotechnology applications are most likely to benefit developing countries in the areas of water, agriculture, nutrition, health, energy and the environment in the next 10 years. The top 10 nanotechnology applications are: 1. Energy storage, p...

Little answers to world's biggest problems

...lobal health journal, an international panel of 63 experts were asked to rank the nanotechnology applications they think are most likely to benefit developing countries in the areas of water, agriculture, nutrition, health, energy and the environment in the next 10 years. The study is the first ever ranking...

Tops in technology: UH math professor honored for aneurysm work

...nd has initiated interdisciplinary alliances among experts in cardiology, mathematics, biology, engineering and scientific computing to address the issues related to this type of medical treatment. (See related release at http://www.uh.edu/media/nr/2004/02feb/021604canic_heart.html .) "Dr. Canic's resear...

Evaluating virtual reality therapy for treating acute post traumatic stress disorder

... work with James Spira and. Rizzo as well as other experts on PTSD to study the effectiveness of virtual reality for treating acute PTSD in non-combat personnel such as medics and truck drivers. These service members are exposed to their own unique stresses and require different types of virtual reality scen...

University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health

... studies. Cacioppo is one of the nation's leading experts on social relations and aging. "The study is based on an evolutionary model of humans as social beings in which the motive to form and maintain attachments and interpersonal relationships is in part genetically determined," Cacioppo said. As a resu...

Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma

...r hospitalizations. Opinion has been divided among experts as to how best to treat these conditions. In 1997, an expert NIH panel recommended daily use of inhaled steroids to prevent attacks, and theoretically, to counter the possibility of permanent, debilitating airway scarring which would further aggravat...

Institute of Medicine advisory: April 19 public briefing on HIV/AIDS crisis abroad

...an to mobilize U.S. health professionals and other experts who can train and work alongside their counterparts in developing countries to tackle the pandemic. The report will be released at a one-hour public briefing beginning at 1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 19, in Room 105 of the National Academies' Keck ...

NY Academy of Sciences reveals how scientists plan to combat bioterrorism & deadly pathogens

... complete journalist's reports on presentations by experts in the field Chapterized, searchable audio presentations, synchronized with speakers' slides Links to relevant web sites, books, journal articles, and other resources Cross-referenced articles from the Academy about bioterrorism and emerging infectio...

Dermatologists use knowledge of patterns to recognize melanoma

...rite. "The overall recognition process, mimicking experts in their daily practice, could be useful in the field of education at MM detection," the authors state. "Indeed a learning process with photographs, based on a global cognitive approach, is worth being assessed. Our study also confirms how much a rec...

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

... nation's best health care professionals and other experts to help combat HIV/AIDS in hard-hit African, Caribbean, and Southeast Asian countries, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Full-time, salaried professionals would make up the organization's pivotal "service co...

American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'

...are and consumer education. The food and nutrition experts of the American Dietetic Association are committed to helping people understand and apply the recommendations of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans in their daily lives....

Child sex abuse policy recommendations published in Science magazine

...hild Sexual Abuse." She and six co-authors who are experts in psychiatry, law, political science and psychology, recommend: stepping up research aimed at determining the prevalence of child sex abuse and identifying its causes, consequences, prevention and treatment expansion of the National Child Trau...

Access to mammography may worsen

...sease. Mammography is currently considered by most experts to be the most effective routine screening tool available for early detection of breast cancer. According to Dr. D'Orsi, steps must be taken to solve the staffing problem, including more efforts to attract radiologists and technologists to the speci...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

... submitted by young investigators and evaluated by experts in the field. The top abstracts are presented at the Young Investigators' Conference, awarded a grant and the investigators are invited to attend Digestive Disease Week. The program is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca....

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

...ths, the age at which many medical and nutritional experts agree that almost all infants are developmentally ready for such foods, the report says. The breakfast cereals that have been a key part of WIC food packages for women and children should be whole-grain varieties only, the report says. Some popula...

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(Date:10/18/2014)... Berlin, 19th October 2014 Psychological stress and stress-related ... for aging-related diseases, but the molecular mechanisms ... mechanisms may contribute to the development of ... treatments for these devastating diseases. This work ... Neuropsychopharmacology congress in Berlin., Now an international ...
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