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Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices

...the vanguard of efforts to improve the practice of healthcare in the United States. " Dr. Jonathan Ship, the PEARL Network's principal investigator and chair, said, "The PEARL Network seeks to organize, train, inspire, and facilitate a network of dental practitioners to conduct research of immediate relevance...

Unchaperoned examinations risk misconduct allegations

...rs. "Perhaps further guidance will arise for other healthcare professionals, who until now may see patients unaccompanied."...

Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare

The success of personalised healthcare hinges on a better understanding of how microbes i...rds providing patients with personalised, tailored healthcare and medical solutions. "For example, in the future it may be possible for your doctor to provide yo...

Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma

... should be made in consultation with the patient's healthcare provider," said Elliot Israel, MD, co-leader of the study at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. "People with more severe asthma must follow recommendations for daily medications, and all asthma patients -- even those with mild asthma -- should a...

Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma

...owever, individuals should work closely with their healthcare providers to develop and follow the treatment plan... should be made in consultation with the patient?s healthcare provider. It's critical that individuals with more severe asthma follow recommendations for daily lo...

ACP and ACP Foundation launch 3-year effort to improve diabetes care

...e strive to be the preferred partner for patients, healthcare providers, associations and others who share our vision and plans to defeat diabetes. A clear example of this is our partnership with ACP, as this highly respected and effective organization brings tremendous educational opportunities and resources t...

Cost-effectiveness of drugs may vary across borders

... information is becoming increasingly important to healthcare policy makers. "Because the healthcare systems in different countries vary considerably, we shouldn't automatically assume that a new drug ...

NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers

...in cancer care refers to the assistance offered to healthcare consumers (patients, survivors, families, and care...lp them access and then chart a course through the healthcare system and overcome any barriers to quality care. A patient navigator can be a registered nurse or a...

Research reveals emotional trauma parents face when a child is diagnosed with diabetes

... surprised us and is perhaps not realised by other healthcare professionals working in this field" says Lesley Lowes, who specialises in nursing children with diabetes. "Before diagnosis, most parents associated their child's symptoms with normal childhood illnesses. "The unexpectedness and speed of diagnosis l...

American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers

...e just 19 percent seek travel health advice from a healthcare professional prior to departure. Interestingly, 69...hile traveling, it's important that they see their healthcare professional before they embark on their trips to learn more about how to protect themselves." The W...

The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2

...s of age. Tackling this disease makes heavy use of healthcare resources. The standard treatment involves making sure the child has enough oxygen, fluid and food, and possibly using bronchiodilators and steroids. In addition, some doctors have tried using a variety of different methods of chest physiotherapy to ...

Who needs health care the well or the sick?

...ion increases, more money can be made from selling healthcare interventions for the healthy majority than for the sick minority, she adds. For instance, weigh the huge amount invested in the vast bureaucracy of health promotion in the UK against the waiting times for interventions of proved effectiveness and th...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

...ove and beyond the call of duty in their work with healthcare legislation, particularly in the area of GI endosc...ts for DDW, promoting gender- and minority-related healthcare research. Don Wilson Award Timothy Kinney, MD, University of Chicago Erika Rodriguez Wulff, MD, H...

Large-scale study identifies key stress factors facing new mums

...e a test she developed 11 years ago, which enables healthcare professionals to identify and treat stress among n...dated and improved stress scale can now be used by healthcare professionals to identify the stresses experienced by new mothers and provide them with appropriate ...

Drug safety in the doctor's office: Nearly half of patients have lapses in monitoring

...important care issue that needs to be addressed by healthcare systems and physicians, and in physician practice guidelines. Individuals who are prescribed a chronic medication can be proactive and ask their physicians what tests to monitor side effects are needed and how often, then call their physician for a ...

Autism conference reports advances in early diagnosis, role of immune system and more

...e effectiveness of behavioral treatments; costs of healthcare for children with autism; changes in the prevalence of autism; mental processes behind special skills in autistic people; and brain anatomy and development associated with autism. "All of these studies reflect only a small snapshot of the wealth of ...

Carbonated soft drinks and sleeping pills cause heartburn during sleep

...y, or other factors, such as greater access to the healthcare system, more knowledge about the risk factors for heartburn, and improved diet and lifestyle. "There are simple lifestyle changes people can make to help reduce their frequency of heartburn during sleep," said Paul A. Kvale, MD, FCCP, President of ...

Nurses receive new tool to help patients quit smoking

...ring the visit to quit. "As the largest group of healthcare providers, nurses work in a variety of settings and have tremendous opportunities to help implement tobacco-cessation strategies," said Dr. Carolyn Clancy, director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The Joint Commission on Accredit...

University of Manchester launches new anti-MRSA product

...ntists at The University of Manchester, along with healthcare product manufacturer Brimaid, have unveiled a new ... standard for the design and manufacture of future healthcare furniture," says Professor Bush....

Is the vaccine industry ailing?

...offering financial incentives to manufacturers and healthcare professionals. He also urges correcting weaknesses in the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program to lower the costs of vaccine production. Finally, he proposes that public-private partnerships could improve vaccine development. One successful h...

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