Tag: "industry" at medical news
HIV infection rates down one-third in south India, University of Toronto study
...med intervention and awareness programs at the sex industry
and their efforts appear to have contributed to a drastic decline. "There have been many predictions, mostly based on guesswork, that India's AIDS problem will explode -- as it did in southern Africa -- but we now have direct evidence of something po...
5 finalists compete for Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research
...ists lives up to that standard." Ranging widely in industry
and geographic origin, the 2006 Franz Edelman fina..., a consortium comprising government, airlines and industry
formed the US Commercial Aviation Partnership (USCAP). USCAP used Operations Research to create a un...
M-rated video games contain unlabeled violence, sexual themes, substances, and profanity
...iscussing game content with kids. Its time for the industry
to provide complete, consistent, and clear information about what is really in games so that parents can make more informed decisions when selecting games for and with their children, said Thompson. She warns that even though the M-rating might imply...
UPMC joins Italian government to create $398 million biomedical research center in Sicily
... new biotechnology companies and a venture capital industry
in Sicily. Construction of the BRBC, to be located between the towns of Carini and Cinisi, will begin in 2007. The Italian government has budgeted 330 million over five years for construction and startup costs. Planning for the center began in 2005 ...
Feds' infectious diseases strategy must be broader than biodefense, say ID physicians
...e costs. To make matters worse, the pharmaceutical industry
has lost interest in developing new antibiotics to fight these infections because they are not as profitable as drugs for chronic conditions such as heart disease. IDSA outlined this problem and proposed solutions in its July 2004 report, Bad Bugs, N...
Industry welcomes massive Victorian investment in medical research
...into commercial reality. Melbourne's biotechnology industry
is excited by the Victorian Government's announcem...ams for scientists Secondment of researchers into industry
Greater emphasis on recruiting the best commercial operators just as we recruit leading scientists...
UQ research will move medicines to market more quickly
..."new tools" for a drug development toolkit. UQ and industry
partners vivoPharm Pty Ltd, Industrial Research Li...m on attracting significant government and private industry
funding. "TetraQ is a leader in translating cutting-edge research into products that can lead to im...
Spirited study aims to help older Australians
...rship Grant. UWS researchers will collaborate with industry
partners from Southern Cross Care (NSW & ACT) Inc, Our Lady of Consolation Aged Care Services Ltd and the Catholic Institute of Sydney....
Cancer vaccine developer honoured with fellowship
...ities, research institutes, government agencies or industry
research facilities. Professor Frazer said the Fellowship would allow him to further his work into effective specific immunotherapy, which is widely predicted to be an effective treatment for chronic viral infections and for cancer. "This research ...
International sex trafficking conference at the University of Minnesota
...ress the ways some parts of the travel and tourism industry
are attempting to curb child sex trafficking throughout the world. "United Front for Children: Global Efforts to Combat Sexual Trafficking of Children in Travel and Tourism" will feature keynote addresses by Ann Veneman, executive director of UNICEF;...
Conference calls for global approach to risk management in medicines, food, environment
Leaders from industry
and national and international regulatory bodies w...se will be a number of distinguished speakers from industry
and academia, creating a thoroughly balanced forum for productive discussion. Topics will include l...
News conference outlines American perceptions on food safety
...r attitudes about the federal government, the food industry
and their own role. When: 9:30 a.m. EST Monday, A...maps.cfm Why: To provide guidance to government, industry
and educators all of whom have stake and responsibility in the safety of the nation's food. While t...
Training on virtual 'patient' improves carotid angiography skills
...outine in medicine as it already is in the airline industry
and other fields. "What we are seeing is a paradigm shift in the way we train physicians in procedural-based medicine, from looking over the shoulder of a doctor working on a real patient to where we are going to be able to measure the trainee's lea...
Heart rhythm society issues draft recommendations on performance policies for pacemakers and ICDs
... 17, 2006. Representatives from the Society, FDA, industry
and patient advocacy organizations will participate in a series of panels to discuss the proposed recommendations. Final guidelines are expected to be published in the October issue of Heart Rhythm Journal....
Boost to health and medical research funding visionary
...ical research of December 2004. The pharmaceutical industry
is far and away the largest non-government investor in health and medical research, spending more than $500 million a year, said the Chief Executive Officer of Medicines Australia, Kieran Schneemann. It is through this funding that extraordinary brea...
Underage drinkers account for about 17 percent of consumer expenditures for alcohol
...ta to estimate the commercial value to the alcohol industry
of alcohol consumed by underage as well as abusive... adult abusive and dependent drinking, the alcohol industry
has a compelling financial motive to attempt to maintain or increase rates of underage drinking. Alc...
New engineering center to transform sensor technology
...changes between groups. "The many universities and industry
partners behind MIRTHE are definitely a big plus for students because they will give us many opportunities to explore," said Dirisu. H. Vincent Poor, the incoming dean of Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science , echoed this theme. "Co...
Italian researchers find fenretinide cuts the risk of second breast cancers in young women
...armacological interactions. So, the pharmaceutical industry
was reluctant to risk investing in its long-term clinical research, especially given that the patent would run out and tamoxifen was already on the market for treatment and had more efficacy data from large international trials." Dr Decensi added tha...
Nanotechnology expert analysis: Huge impacts from tiny tech
...on of its first series of original essays in which industry
experts predict profound impacts of nanotechnology...cine, for transportation, for agriculture, and for industry
in general. However, as a general-purpose technology, molecular manufacturing will be dual-use, mea...
Doctors widely prescribe drugs without adequate scrutiny, Stanford scientist finds
...tific studies, and marketing by the pharmaceutical industry
could play roles, Stafford commented. Of course, just because a drug is unapproved by the FDA doesn't mean it's ineffective. The FDA approves drugs for treating specific indications only, and there are many reasons why a drug might not have been appr...
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