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Leaders work to establish diabetes plan for Pennsylvania

...onvene the summit. "I am delighted to be part of a forum convened to address one of the most pressing health issues confronting the state today an issue that has been one of my top priorities," said U.S. Rep. John P. Murtha, D-Johnstown. "This summit is a critical first step in the development of a compre...

Public forum on breast cancer issues 'call to action'

...day joined Governor Christine Gregoire at a public forum on breast cancer trends and emerging technologies.... specifically cancer detection and diagnosis. This forum brings to light the important issues facing legislators, researchers and treatment providers committ...

Independent panel to evaluate a chemical used in some plastics for hazards to human health

...s a scientific expert panel that meets in a public forum to review, discuss, and evaluate the scientific literature on a selected chemical. CERHR selects chemicals for evaluation based upon several factors including production volume, extent of human exposure, public concern, and the extent of published in...

Nation's experts to answer questions about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

.... In addition, a confidential, one-on-one on-line forum will be available at www.ADHDExpertsOnCall.com t... the Internet, a confidential, one-on-one, on-line forum also will be available at www.ADHDExpertsOnCall.com throughout the day....

Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft to present innovations for healthy workforce

...5 What: Innovations for a Healthy Workforce, a forum presented by the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft Corp., will examine the workplace issues confronted by people with physical and sensory disabilities that are caused by injury, disease or aging. Medical and technology experts ...

Does manganese inhaled from the shower represent a public health threat?

...ings in the current issue of Medical Hypotheses, a forum for ideas in medicine and related biomedical sciences. The journal publishes "interesting and important theoretical papers that foster the diversity and debate upon which the scientific process thrives." Everyone is exposed to small levels of mangane...

Most primary care physicians believe annual physical examinations are valuable

...cians. Perhaps the annual physical has become the forum to serve that purpose, in addition to providing opportunities to address the other items of health care not provided by our current standards of visit frequency and time." "We need a new, up-to-date research agenda to explore the value of relationshi...

TBJ celebrates 10th anniversary

..., the Symposium for the physicians, and the public forum for the community," states Dr. Masood. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women today (after lung cancer) and is the most common cancer among women, excluding non-melanoma skin cancers. According to the World Health Organi...

Research results from the 'Era of Hope' Department of Defense breast cancer research program meeting

... range of breast tumor types. "Era of Hope" is a forum for the presentation of research supported by the U.S. Department of Defense's Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP), an unprecedented partnership between the military, scientists, clinicians, and breast cancer survivors. Since 1992, the BCRP has be...

Canada lags behind in caregiver support

...efe, who just presented her findings to a national forum in Ottawa sponsored by the Policy Research Initiative. Currently at the national level in Canada, caregivers only have access to tax relief and a short- term paid work leave to provide palliative care. In Australia and the U.K. caregivers are directl...

Lighting of the future among topics at BGSU Emerging Technology Forum

... do to help meet market demands, Manea said. Other forum sponsors are PolymerOhio Inc. and the Ohio Polymer Strategy Council. The council's executive director, Sharell Mikesell, will welcome attendees at 8:30 a.m. along with Dr. Douglas Neckers, executive director of the Center for Photochemical Sciences. ...

Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project

...rness their imaginations often provide the type of forum where ideas are born," said John Bear, dean of the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. "It's great to see ingenuity of this caliber receiving worldwide recognition."...

Patients with pituitary gland tumors are often misdiagnosed

...cker said that patients who attend the educational forum tend to make for better patients because they ask good questions and the forum helps lessen the anxiety they feel....

Role of soy foods in addressing obesity to be topic of Illinois forum

...ersity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will host a forum May 25-26 to examine the role that soy foods can play in managing a person's weight. The forum will bring together food industry representatives, health-care professionals, dietitians and univers...

The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005

...Societies (FOCIS 2005). FOCIS 2005 will serve as a forum for scientists and practitioners from around the world to meet and discuss a cross-disciplinary approach in the latest advancements in immune-mediated diseases. Topics that will be touched upon: Advances in clinical immunology in five thematic are...

NIST to host public forum on robot standards

...ment of Homeland Security (DHS) will host a public forum on robot standards from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 13, ...nd rescue robotic systems. Attendees at the May 13 forum are expected to include robot platform vendors; robot peripherals and software providers; sensor (ch...

PSA screening for prostate cancer to be debated at annual meeting forum

... cancer. To put this controversy in perspective, a forum on "Controversies in the Screening and Early Detec... the American Association for Cancer Research. The forum will feature two outspoken authorities in the field: Otis W. Brawley, M.D., professor of Medicine, ...

Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research

...Anaheim Marriott Hotel. This event will provide a forum for undergraduate students to discuss with early career scientists, the issues important to scientific research and the next stages in their career development. Bardos Award winners will be made Student Members of the AACR. A list of their names and...

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