Tag: "funding" at medical news
Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients
...ributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding
and support, etc. Editorial: Pressure Modulation May Help Preserve VisionFluctuations in IOP have been pinpointed as a potential cause for glaucoma and a factor in worsening the eye damage caused by the disease, writes Joseph Caprioli, M.D., of ...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...Childrens Research Institute, this designation and funding
will lead to significant improvements in the health care of children, providing us with the resources to understand and effectively treat progressive kidney diseases in children. It also will permit us to attract and mentor a new group of physicians ...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...children were lack of sufficient federal and state funding
to purchase vaccines. Assuming 14 percent of chi...ributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding
and support, etc. Editorial: Reasons and Remedies for Underinsurance for Child and Adolescen...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...ages researchers to take calculated risks, the Pew funding
will allow Krekelberg to connect both methods to reveal the components of the neural networks involved in visual processing, how they influence each other, and how individual cells affect the whole. The research will involve both studying the functio...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...DHS funds will augment the more than $3 million in funding
the research team has already garnered from the U.S. Department of Justice. The focus of this week's workshop was the nations critical need for indoor location and tracking technology by public safety departments, the military, the mining industry,...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...ism and assist the college in obtaining additional funding
sources to develop medicines to fight other infectious and chronic diseases such as tuberculosis, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and bipolar disorder. "Anthrax has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the ...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...ms that have received the largest growth in public funding
are preschool programs for mostly at-risk 3- and 4...ributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding
and support, etc. Editorial: Early-Childhood Education Should Make Space for All Despite studie...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...ms that have received the largest growth in public funding
are preschool programs for mostly at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds that provide both educational and family services in a center-based environment. One such intervention, the Child-Parent Center program in Chicago, is available from preschool through third...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
...ns will have a round table discussion about future funding
challenges to meet world nutrition needs....
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...neering initiative, has just announced a five-year funding
package for CICCS, with a view to it becoming a world leader in the development of novel processes for carbon capture and storage and establishing partnerships with major international industries and research centres. Dr Maroto-Valer, Director of t...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...ccine, which currently leads the field. Additional funding
has been provided by the European Commission. Cu...echnology Transfer at the Wellcome Trust, which is funding
the trials. "There is a clear need for a new TB vaccine and so this work will have very significant ...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
... care for children and seniors by: Providing funding
to assure continued and expanded coverage for mill...Program (SCHIP). Protecting access to Medicare by funding
positive physician payment updates in 2008 and 2009 instead of allowing devastating cuts to go into ...
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
...h to the outside world. With $60,000 in research funding
from IBM, Helal designed middleware, or software and hardware that glues together different systems, that can give his and any similar health-aid devices this independence and connectivity. Importantly, the software is based on open standards, or pub...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
...e Parkinsons Disease Society is very pleased to be funding
Dr Bedfords study. Furthering our understanding of the causes of Parkinsons will hopefully lead to the development of new treatments for the condition, making a difference to the lives of the 120,000 people in the UK with Parkinsons. The PDS has sp...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...n wildlife and natural ecosystems. Any ethanol funding
in the U.S. Farm Bill should focus on research and development of cellulosic ethanol. There is sufficient private investment in corn ethanol development and refining already. Because cellulosic ethanol is not ready for market, any subsidies for ref...
'SCHIP funding levels too low' ACP tells Senate Finance Committee Leaders
...surance Program (SCHIP) but expressed concern that funding
levels are too low and that pending Medicare cuts ...ion should include: Expanded eligibility and funding
to cover all currently eligible children and to provide coverage to more children from lower income ...
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
...pre-operational stage last month and will now seek funding
and support from African organisations. ...
Scaling up HIV prevention programs is cost effective
...titutes of Health, seeks to improve HIV prevention funding
allocation in low and middle-income countries. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) collaborated with local teams to collect recent cost and output data from 206 HIV prevention programs in India, Mexico, Russia, South A...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...anded protection. Bangladesh recently applied for funding
from the GAVI Alliance to introduce a DTP-Hepatitis B-Hib pentavalent combination which they hope to introduce into the routine childhood immunization program in 2008. Despite a growing body of evidence, only 26% of the worlds children live in coun...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
...In addition to the oral health initiative, the new funding
will support Columbia-led interventions to address chronic cardiovascular and mental health disorders in the region. The dental component of the project is the result of research by Dr. Syrop and his team, who traveled to Koraro, Ethiopia, in the f...
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