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Astellas Pharma recipient of American Urological Association Health Science Award

...Astellas that the AUA can succeed in attaining its goals and helping the urologic community. Astellas has also been instrumental in supporting the "Rising Star in Urology Research Awards" program. The recipient of the award is selected by the AUA Awards Committee. "Astellas,has shown continued interest in...

New study finds PET imaging value in tracking diabetes progression

...es Center, Columbia University Medical Center. The goals are to assess the quantity of beta cells in healthy individuals and patients with type I diabetes. The long-term possibilities include providing more detailed evaluations of people at high risk for diabetes to develop predictive models of who may be...

Patients and their doctors have different perceptions about HIV and its treatment

...ans about the initiation of treatment, the various goals of treatment, and even about whether or not the pa...hysicians and patients on issues such as treatment goals and satisfaction with currently available antiretroviral drugs," said Jos M. Zuniga, IAPAC President...

Millennium development goals ignore health of indigenous people worldwide

...ar. Yet indigenous peoples are affected by all the goals related to hunger, education, and ill health," states lead author Carolyn Stephens from LSHTM. "Indigenous people might continue to be ignored by international policy because they do not fit into the lens of utilitarianism that has predominated in th...

ASCO and ESMO announce Consensus Statement on Quality Cancer Care

... across the globe. The 10-point statement outlines goals to provide access to and continuity of quality can..." The consensus statement highlights the following goals for a quality cancer care system: Access to information: Patients should receive adequate informat...

Race and income converge to shape women's experiences with advanced breast cancer

...hese women also reported uncertainty regarding the goals of treatment, explaining that they did not know wh...eatment and did not feel as though their treatment goals were explained by the medical professionals overseeing their care. "One of the most striking findin...

New model makes diagnosing osteoporosis easier

...oporosis prevention are, in fact, linked by shared goals to improve health. Calling the finding a "challenge to current dogma," Deng emphasized that additional research is needed to replicate the results in other populations. Along these lines, a meta-analysis by John Kanis of the University of Sheffield, ...

Step by step, cancer patients use exercise to feel better

...nts might need more tailored programs. "One of our goals is to make exercise for people with cancer even more streamlined and efficient," said Mustian, an assistant professor of Radiation Oncology at the University Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y. "These are busy people who are working, caring for families...

NIH holds state-of-the-science conference on tobacco use, June 12-14

...ress; meeting the "Healthy People 2010" prevalence goals would prevent a projected additional 7.1 million premature deaths after 2010. This conference has been planned to facilitate an objective review of the available evidence to clarify what is known and what research gaps remain concerning the conferenc...

Physiological markers for cutting, other self-harming behaviors by teenage girls found

...rders, impulsivity, chronic uncertainty about life goals and addictive behaviors such as using drugs and alcohol. They also have major impact on the medical system by being among the highest users of emergency and in-patient medical services....

Baxter and Jerini advance program to develop non-intravenous haemophilia therapy

... for achieving discovery, preclinical and clinical goals as well as royalties in the event of marketing approval....

Tocilizumab study offers new hope for children with arthritis

... normal after discontinuation of tocilizumab. "The goals of the treatment for children with arthritis are to relieve pain and inflammation, slow down or prevent the destruction of joints, as well as restore use and function of the joints to promote optimal growth, physical activity, and social and emotiona...

New study shows the life and death importance of the doctor-patient relationship

...le of a doctor in the care of a dying patient, the goals of medical treatment and the need to promote better skills in the caring for emotional needs of patients who are dying and their families," Dr Kelly said. "Doctors face many stresses in the care of dying patients, and their reactions to the patients...

UCLA leads national effort to address New Orleans' mental health needs

...ommunity; Christians; and Muslims. The project's goals include providing training for the mental health needs of African Americans, Latinos and Vietnamese. Mays noted that New Orleans' population includes Hondurans, Mexican Americans and Vietnamese refugees, whose communities faced much devastation from ...

Test helps identify patients at low risk for recurring blood clots

...ciated severe bleeding) is now one of the foremost goals in thrombosis research. Because of the large number of risk factors, assessing the risk of recurrence in an individual patient is complex. A laboratory test that would detect multifactorial thrombophilia (increased tendency for blood clots) could hel...

Studies examine physician disclosure of medical errors

...losing medical errors can contribute to three main goals of quality health care: patients deserve to know w...ot make the same error. "Typically, these three goals are handled separately, and I believe this is a weakness in the way errors are addressed," Kaldjian ...

NYPD targets black, Hispanic and poor neighborhoods for arrests for smoking marijuana in public

...0 in 2000, do not seem to be primarily serving the goals of 'quality-of-life' policing - which aims to penalise even minor criminal offences in highly public locations - anymore. The tendency to target areas populated by poor or ethnic communities might be exacerbating race relations in NYC, say the author...

Medscape review supports effectiveness and safety of new non-drug blood pressure treatment

... either unable to reach their lower blood pressure goals or can't tolerate the side effects of medications. Left untreated, high blood pressure may lead to heart attack, stroke and kidney or heart failure. ...

Ph.D. students get clinical training, focus on translational research

...m admits four to seven new students each year. Its goals include educating biomedical scientists who can move efficiently and productively between basic science and clinical settings and who can develop novel molecular approaches to treat human disease. The recent award winners are: Lan Coffman, $40,0...

American College of Physicians expresses support for executive order on health care transparency

...ysicians (ACP) today expressed its support for the goals of the executive order signed by President Bush, noting that the ACP has provided the White House with detailed recommendations on introducing transparency in health care decision-making The executive order is designed to help people make more in...

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