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UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...e potential to have a substantial impact on public health
and bioterrorism." "The College of Pharmacy's un...e, utilize and enhance the resources of the public health
sector to counteract terrorism and to address the multiplicity of health
needs confronting our natio...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...onstrated consistent positive effects on childrens health
and well-being, the authors write as background in... by qualified teachers, low child-to-staff ratios, health
and nutrition services and an intensive parent program that includes classroom involvement, field tr...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
... Atlanta. This is a major educational document for health
professionals, and I trust it will become part of the core teaching for medical students, residents and graduate physicians. The guidelines, which were last published in 2002, have been developed for cardiovascular specialists, emergency room physi...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...care that focus on a single disease that dominates health
care, or the care management model directed toward patients with multiple illnesses and disability, do not recognize the importance of geriatric conditions on quality of life and as markers for decline and disability. 3. Expert Group: Evidence o...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
... the worlds largest and longest runningrespiratory health
research study, is launching a new research phase ...standing of the factors thataffect the respiratory health
of the community. The study is now the worlds largest and longest running research study on respirat...
Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'
...of each person involved in the mothers and infants health
care experience, Bernstein says. This suggests that the mother and the clinicians caring for her and her infant must make the postpartum discharge decision jointly. Hospital affiliates and offices of 451 practitioners from 112 Pediatric Research i...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...ofessor and an outside colleague, seeks to examine health
questions like these in a new light. Authors Erik ...scientists with decades of experience in analyzing health
risks connected with air, water and soil pollution. By directing this expertise at data from mainstr...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...an have enduring effects into adulthood on general health
and well-being, Reynolds says. Early childhood pro...grams can promote not only educational success but health
status and behavior. Reynolds research group discovered that by age 24, children who were involved...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
... the two sides have formed a genuine alliance, the health
service runs more efficiently and patient outcome...better. Now the team plans to bring managers and health
professionals together to encourage the best-performing hospitals to spread their good practice to t...
RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency
...bilities and expertise of two industry pioneers in health
care analytics to pave the way for a new provider ...e examination ever made of the quality of American health
care. Health Dialog will integrate the RAND QAScoresTM into its care management services and provide...
Highlights from the August 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...diabetes and obesity and the substantial burden of health
care costs to patients, employers and society, effective interventions that are at least cost-neutral should be welcome additions to comprehensive medical care. Additional research articles in the August Journal of the American Dietetic Associatio...
USC law professor battles schizophrenia
...dont, said Saks, an expert in the field of mental health
law who also holds faculty appointments at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine in the psychiatry departments. I hope this story will help implode the myths that surround mental illness. A...
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
New York City, July 30, 2007As health
care quality and patient safety concerns rise, the...leadership: 90% of respondents said use of health
information technology should be mandated for Medicare providers within 5 or 10 years; half (51%...
Africa: International volunteer impact small, but significant
volunteers make a small yet significant contributi...or-profit sector experience. In 2005 international health
volunteers working in the region did not exceed 5000 full-time equivalent posts. Up to 1500 of these...
Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation
...scussions of pending applications and other public health
matters. The FDA frequently convenes its panel of outside experts to provide guidance and recommendations; however, the agency is not bound to follow the recommendations. This joint committee meeting reviewed the cardiovascular ischemic/thrombotic ri...
University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank
...aven for patient data. UH was one of only three health
systems nationally to receive the 2007 Most Wired ...gy practices that help solve strategic problems in health
care. UH also was selected to receive the CIO 100 Award for excellence and achievement in informa...
Floods and fires across Europe captured from space
...ing to recede, sanitation officials are warning of health
risks posed by stagnant waters. Flooding is estimated to be the world's most costly kind of natural disaster. The flooding of June and July in the UK is expected to cost the insurance industry at least 2 billion, according to the Association of B...
Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan
New York, NY, July 26, 2007 -- Several health
reform bills before Congress could lead to significant improvements in health
care quality and efficiency, but they fall short of an overarching, coordinated plan that would crea...
RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University
...to spawn new research in an underdeveloped area of health
economics or health
policy. The $10,000 prize has been awarded to: Martin Gaynor and William B. Vogt of Carnegie Mello...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...ntage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health
care access to children and seniors. Dr. Dale .... 3162). It is critical for Congress to vote for health
care for children and seniors, Dr. Dale concluded....
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