Tag: "international" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...ust 2007 - In an Editorial, to be published in the international
journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage ( http://intl... (OA). The Editorial summarizes the outcomes of an international
workshop organized by the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) and the Internationa...
Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...Ear Institute and West China Hospital jointly hold international
copyrights on the MESP materials. The MESP, as well as other Mandarin tests being developed through our collaboration, are essential tools in the emerging field of Chinese audiology, said Dr. Soli, vice president of technology transfer, House Ear I...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...scorbic acid (vitamin C) or placebo every day; 600 international
units of vitamin E or placebo every other day; and 50 milligrams of beta carotene or placebo every other day. Participants were followed up for the occurrence of heart events (including stroke, heart attack and bypass surgery) or death through 2005. ...
Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees
...rs of age who were found to have tuberculosis were international
adoptees. Most international
adoptees are younger than five years of age and frequently come from resource-poor countries where t...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
... 570,000 disability adjusted life years (DALYs- an international
standard for measuring the effects of disability). Iron deficiency has many reported consequences children deficient in iron have higher susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections, and anaemia which can affect their brain, motor activit...
Galileo to support global search and rescue
...nual Joint Committee Meeting of COSPAS-SARSAT, the international
programme for satellite-aided search and rescue. The partners in Galileo are committed to developing the Galileo search and rescue component as an integral part of MEOSAR, the future worldwide search and rescue satellite system. Galileo joined ...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...Through commentaries from ten leading national and international
specialists, the issue presents a comprehensive discussion on the explosive growth and the potential risks of DESs. The issue reports on the initial enthusiasm for drug-eluting stents, the great advances made possible by their use, and explores the...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...cal recovery following concussion. In fact, recent international
concussion management guidelines have emphasized player symptoms and neuropsychological test results as cornerstones of the injury evaluation and management process. While neuropsychological testing has become an increasingly useful tool, no publis...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...diology that has received early online release, an international
research team describes finding that blood levels of a protein called ST2 both indicate the presence of heart failure among patient with shortness of breath and powerfully predict the risk that a patient will die during the following year. Improved ...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
trial looking at the benefits of giving blood-pres...verall mortality inthose receiving treatment. An international
trial looking at the benefits of giving blood-pressurelowering medication to elderly patients has st...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
... Omni Hotel Houston, Four Riverway, for the second international
symposium on how produce affects human health, according to Dr. Bhimu Patil, director of the Texas A&M University Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center and conference chair. Patil said sessions will include the use of fruits and vegetables to redu...
Electric fields have potential as a cancer treatment
...ogression of cancer. The research, performed by an international
team led by Yoram Palti of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, is explained in the August issue of Physics Today, the flagship magazine of the American Institute of Physics. In the studies, the research team uses alternating elect...
Vicente Fox Center and RAND launch joint program to find policies to combat poverty
...d RAND will also conduct seminars, conferences and international
forums designed to promote democracy, leadership, transparency, gender equality and strategies to fight poverty. The first study arising out of the new collaboration is scheduled to be completed by fall 2008 and will be titled: Fighting Poverty and...
Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis
...tagious lung disease, recently made the subject of international
concern when a traveler was believed to have its most severe form. According to researchers, the overall median test score for the training physicians, with one-half scoring higher and the other half scoring lower, was just 55 percent. Result...
Africa: International volunteer impact small, but significant
...ers with not-for-profit sector experience. In 2005 international
health volunteers working in the region did not ex...th service managers in sub-Saharan Africa consider international
volunteers as a last resort measure, judging that it is not very cost effective, as compared with in...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...d storage and establishing partnerships with major international
industries and research centres. Dr Maroto-Valer...interface of science and engineering, industry and international
cooperation in order to accelerate technological innovation in the field and lead to a wider deploym...
Journalists: Register now for CHEST 2007 in Chicago
...nd the world to attend CHEST 2007, the 73rd annual international
scientific assembly, held October 20-25, in Chicag...than 150 exhibitors. One-on-one interviews with international
authorities in all areas of pulmonology, critical care, sleep medicine, cardiology, infectious disea...
Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform
...ical knowledge. Editors at APFM expect to see more international
submissions to their journal as a result of the in...d by BioMed Central will help to expose APFM to an international
readership and authorship which will enhance the quality of publication in APFM. A better standard ...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
...dangers of cardiovascular disease, according to an international
survey of practitioners published in the July issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Researchers from the University of Birmingham, UK, and Lund University, Sweden, surveyed 750 doctors from 10 countries Belgium, Brazil, De...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
... by malaria. ASH has also dedicated its efforts to international
outreach through the International Outreach Initiative, which disseminates educational materials to hematology-related institutions in developing countries, as well as through the Visiting Trainee Program, an award program that allows hematology-rela...
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