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Children's Hospital Boston presents at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions

...ideotaped and followed by an extensive debriefing, focusing on technical issues and, equally important, team communication and organization. After training, participants felt more confident in participating in a resuscitation and were significantly more likely to voice concerns about a patients management to ...

Premiere cancer organizations partner to reduce disparities, prevent incidences

...eeting in Philadelphia, Dec. 5 8, 2007; a meeting focusing on breast cancer research; and an inaugural conference on health disparities. AACR and Komen leaders agree that to impact cancer mortality and to increase public health, serious and sustainable progress in cancer prevention research and cancer he...

SNM's 54th Annual Meeting speakers address state of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine technologies

...MTS present about 100 continuing education courses focusing on PET/CT, cardiovascular nuclear medicine, brain imaging, pediatrics, oncology and therapy, thyroid cancer and radiation safety. Annual Meeting speakers include the following. John C. Gore of Vanderbilt University, internationally recognized...

$1.5 million awarded for palliative care research

... serious illness. It is an interdisciplinary field focusing on patients with multiple chronic illnesses, funct...ent in children with advanced cancer, specifically focusing on the symptom of fatigue which causes significant suffering but is often under-treated in children....

Topical testosterone cream does not increase sexual drive in female cancer survivors

...ates of sexual dysfunction among women in general, focusing only on hormones might be oversimplifying the issue. "Although ovarian hormones play an important role in the maintenance of sexual health in women, a large body of evolving information about sexual functioning (and dysfunction) suggests that these h...

Cognitive therapy can reduce post-traumatic stress in survivors of terrorist attacks

...er, this recommendation is largely based on trials focusing on non-terrorism related traumatic events, such as road traffic crashes and rape. Little is known about how to best treat those traumatised by terrorist incidents. So researchers at the Northern Ireland Centre for Trauma and Transformation underto...

Martin F. Shapiro wins Herbert W. Nickens Award

...c health degree and a Ph.D. in history, the latter focusing on health care services in Portuguese Africa. He joined the UCLA faculty in 1980 as assistant professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine and health services research and was promoted to associate professor in 1986. He estab...

Full-term, low-birth-weight babies at significantly greater risk for early respiratory symptoms

...ring," said Dr. de Jongste. "Our data suggest that focusing on parents of low-birth-weight children is of specific interest because their children may be especially vulnerable to environmental tobacco smoke." ...

Commonly used drug offers promise for premature babies

...Organization, the team set out to reduce the risk, focusing much of their effort on a molecule known as VEGF, which is largely responsible for answering the brain's call for more oxygen by actively building new blood vessels. It's the same compound that many cancerous tumors use to feed their demand for oxyge...

Sight specialists to shed light on vision loss at UH conference

...xas are teaming up to present a one-day conference focusing on vision problems associated with aging. Held from 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 16 at the Hilton UH Hotel, the Texas Multidisciplinary Low Vision Symposium is free to the public. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Regist...

Psychological bullying hits just as hard

...tnessing relational aggression, rather than simply focusing on victims. There is already strong evidence to link relational aggression with social anxiety, loneliness and depression, peer difficulties and substance use. The authors conclude that the impact of school aggression is such that it calls for "cr...

Mercury's link to heart disease begins in blood vessel walls

...body remains a mystery in many cases. New research focusing on a relatively obscure, misunderstood protein suggests mercury's link to heart disease can be traced to activation of this enzyme, which triggers a process leading to plaque buildup in blood vessel walls. The study examined three forms of mercury,...

Older motorists improve driving performance with physical conditioning

...ey exercised for seven days a week for 15 minutes, focusing on the hips, ankles, knees, shoulders, hands and f...driving to adopt a more positive tone, rather than focusing on limiting driving or stopping patients from driving....

NIAID releases MDR/XDR Tuberculosis research agenda

...vely Drug-Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis (TB). While focusing on MDR/XDR TB, many of the research priorities identified in this document also relate to drug-sensitive tuberculosis. The research priorities identified in the agenda build on a foundation of ongoing NIAID-supported TB research, which currently comp...

Cancer on the agenda of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency

...n the context of the EU strategy on health policy, focusing on the topic of health and migration. ESMO has been invited by Dr. Joaquim Gouveia, National Coordinator of Oncological Diseases in Portugal, to be a key partner in this meeting for aspects related to cancer. Under the broad theme of creating a Eur...

Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders

...nties will also be taught. ASH believes that by focusing on these disorders that have a profound and even deadly effect in the developing countries, the general health in these countries will be improved as will the overall level of care, said Stanley L. Schrier, MD, the Chair of ASHs Subcommittee on HVO, ...

UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue

...ider and Pochan and their research teams have been focusing on developing peptide-based hydrogels that, once implanted in the human body, will become scaffolds for cells to hold onto and grow--cells such as fibroblasts, which form connective tissue, and osteoblasts, which form bone. They're like rebar when ...

Children and young people show elevated leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities

...oked at studies carried out between 1984 and 1999, focusing on research that provided statistics for individual sites on children and young people aged from zero to 25. Four studies covered the UK, with a further three covering just Scotland. Three covered France, two looked at Canada and there was one stud...

Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform

...med to enhance the standards of family medicine by focusing on best practices. Family medicine is one of the fastest growing medical fields in the Asia Pacific region. By moving to BioMed Centrals open access publishing platform, APFM will widen the exposure of its family medicine research. While APFM's a...

Journalists: Register now for CHEST 2007 in Chicago

...hicago, IL. CHEST 2007 is the only medical meeting focusing on clinical chest medicine, including pulmonology, critical care, cardiology, and sleep medicine. For details on the keynote address, session topics, special events, or Chicago tourism, check out the CHEST 2007 Advance Program. Exclusive Offerings ...

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