Tag: "internal" at medical news
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...senior author Peter Ubel, M.D., a U-M professor of internal
medicine and psychology, and a staff physician at ...ch & Development Center and a U-M psychologist and internal
medicine research investigator. Ubel directs, and Smith is a member of, the U-M Center for Behaviora...
Exposed: Tobacco companies efforts to influence industry privatisation
...and Tropical Medicine, UK) and colleagues analysed internal
tobacco industry documents on Moldova made public through litigation. The documents suggest that although a competitive tender for the state owned monopoly was later announced, British American Tobacco (BAT) and the German manufacturer Reemtsma each ...
ACP releases 5th Edition of its respected ethics manual
... Ethics Manual is written primarily for doctors of internal
medicine but has been widely used by other physici... in the United States. ACP members include 116,000 internal
medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, medical students, residents and fellows. I...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
...nal of Medicine, Dr. Benjamin Levine, professor of internal
medicine at UT Southwestern, said competitive runners are less likely to suffer from hyponatremia. "Those who are running to finish the race very fast don't have time to drink a lot of water along the way," Dr. Levine said. "Those who are not running...
SKCC's Gennadi Glinsky addresses predicting risk in cancer treatment outcome
...gene. Dr. Glinsky earned a doctor of medicine in internal
medicine and general pathology. He later received his doctorate in experimental oncology and biochemistry from the Institute of Oncology Problems Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kiev....
Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early
...nce Baker, D.O., chairman of SWOG and professor of internal
medicine and pharmacology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. This analysis did confirm, however, the favorable survival seen with the chemotherapy and radiation regimen previously reported by SWOG**, and thus patients currently entered in t...
Short sugar chains-a future drug for Alzheimer's?
...id build-up of amyloid (AA amyloidosis) in several internal
organs, including the liver, the kidneys, and the spleen. The heparanase-producing mice proved to be completely resistant to amyloidosis of the liver and kidneys, organs with pronounced overproduction of the enzyme and therefore very short heparansul...
UT Southwestern researchers show new drug may help treat certain forms of leukemia
...said Dr. Robert Ilaria Jr., associate professor of internal
medicine and molecular biology and senior author of the study that will appear in an upcoming issue of Blood. The study is available online. The study on the drug, called PD166326, was done in mice with a form of leukemia similar to human chronic mye...
Different consultants mean different lengths of stay in hospitals
...re studied gastroenterology, respiratory, general internal
medicine (GIM), and specialty. The lowest length ...in cases where a patient was admitted by a general internal
medicine consultant and both GIM and respiratory consultants were less likely to have long stay pati...
Health and environmental sciences director named DuPont 'Distinguished Scientist'
...contributions to more than one business sector and internal
and external recognition of the individual as a role model and a global expert in his or her scientific area. "Bobby is one of the world's most respected scientists for his expertise on the health and environmental effects of new and existing chem...
End-of-life care involves a more holistic approach
...-life care to include a more holistic approach. An internal
medicine and respirology specialist at McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences and attending physician at Hamilton Health Sciences, Dr. Dorasamy says that it has become obvious that physicians are being trained in curative medicine, and thei...
New study suggests older patients have high rates of unmet eye care needs
...t professor of medicine in the division of general internal
medicine and health services research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. JOURNAL: Archives of Ophthalmology, May issue. FUNDERS: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality....
Some primary care residents feel unprepared to provide preventive counseling
...urvey responses from residents in family practice, internal
medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology in the May...hree specialties that focus on adult primary care internal
medicine, family practice and obstetrics/gynecology to questions about how prepared they felt to co...
Lack of sleep can affect athletic performance in teens
... suggests that the adolescent circadian rhythm, or internal
biological clock, is still adjusting, and their internal
day-length is longer than that of adults. This means that teens might not be ready to fall asleep un...
Magnetic stimulation treatment for depression helping difficult-to-treat cases at UT Southwestern
...id Dr. Mustafa Husain, professor of psychiatry and internal
medicine and lead researcher for the UT Southwestern study site. "We've known that for years. The problem in the past has been that generalized neural stimulation can cause significant side effects, such as cognitive or memory loss." Not so with TMS,...
Is the vaccine industry ailing?
...uct. So in competing against drugs for a company's internal
resources, vaccines most often lose. Among the four large pharmaceutical companies still making vaccines, says Dr. Offit, vaccines bring in 6 percent or less of their total revenue. "All four companies could stop making vaccines tomorrow without much...
Study: Americans willing to pay more for greater vaccine coverage
...D., M.A.P.P, an assistant professor of pediatrics, internal
medicine and public policy in the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Unit in the U-M Health System's Division of General Pediatrics. "Unless we start to think about paying for vaccines in a new way, vaccines of the future may be available ...
Barriers prevent many Hispanics from participating in research studies
...ons," says Carol Lee, M.D., assistant professor of internal
medicine, with a focus on geriatrics, at the U-M Medical School. "Unless you have these populations participating in studies, you can't have a good understanding of how the diseases impact them," says Lee, Escobedo's mentor on the research, who also ...
Ralph Horwitz, M.D., to receive Society of General Internal Medicine's highest honor
...ducation. He is credited with revitalizing general internal
medicine when, in an era of increasing specialization, he established the Kaiser Scholars and Fellowships programs as president of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Glaser was a founding member of the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Scie...
Study finds Herceptin may have role in bladder cancer treatment
...der cancer," says Maha Hussain, M.D., professor of internal
medicine and urology at the U-M Medical School. Hu...n and David C. Smith, M.D., associate professor of internal
medicine and urology and medical director of the Multidisciplinary Urologic Oncology Clinic. Other s...
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