Tag: "international" at medical news
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
...as published in the May issue of Urban Studies, an international
journal for research in urban and regional studies published at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. "The results may surprise people who think that environmental racial inequality is due solely to poverty and residential segregation," said Down...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...eview Boards (IRBs). Another trainee helped design international
guidelines for HVI vaccines. During the practi...programs co-director and an associate professor of international
health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The last half of the program attempts...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
... This research is the result of a long, successful international
collaboration between UCLA and the University of Florence, she said. Our colleagues in Italy are exceptional scientists. Co-authors on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences research are Lucia Banci, a professor of chemistry at the Uni...
Taking animals out of laboratory research
...E Alternatives Laboratory has deservedly earned an international
reputation for its contributions to the development and validation of non-animal procedures to replace animal tests on chemicals and products of various kinds. The new facility will enable our work to reach out in new directions, so that we will be a...
Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information
...seases can spread rapidly around the world, making international
surveillance and control of emerging infections vital to world health. The first edition of this book won the Book of the Year award from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), which was also a Choice awardee. Lashleys other books have also recei...
University research wins royal accolade
...rprise underlines the Universitys reputation as an international
centre of excellence in research. The School of Pharmacy is home to teaching and research teams in the UK and Malaysia, delivering breakthrough results in biophysics, surface analysis, medicinal chemistry, structural biology, molecular and cellular s...
A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses
...Implementing best-practice standards for emergency international
food aid will improve the quality, timeliness and appropriateness of food aid, reports Daniel Maxwell, PhD, research director for Food Security and Complex Emergencies at the Feinstein International Center (FIC), part of the Friedman School of Nutrit...
Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M
...ort for students, including student financial aid, international
scholarship funds, graduate fellowships, and funds...at the University. Global collaborations and international
education: Weill Cornell is deeply committed to making important contributions on a global scale. Ed...
International Workshop on Cities, Science and Sustainability
...untries are invited to take part in a UN-sponsored international
workshop examining successful approaches that address issues related to cities, science and sustainability. The workshop is planned for 20 to 22 September 2007 and will be held in Trieste, Italy. The aim is to highlight initiatives where the appli...
NIAID releases MDR/XDR Tuberculosis research agenda
...ew by TB specialists in academia, advocacy groups, international
organizations and other government agencies, the draft agenda was presented to the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council, NIAIDs main scientific advisory body. The research agenda specifically describes six critical areas where ...
Trial shows circulating tumor cells predict how prostate cancer patients do with chemotherapy
...l do with chemotherapy, according to results of an international
trial. The findings, if backed by larger studies, could have important implications for designing personalized treatments for this very dangerous type of prostate cancer, the researchers say. The team of scientists including first author Jose More...
Researchers call for investigation into links between khat use and psychiatric disorders
...ith psychiatric disorders. In light of ongoing international
concern about a contributory association between use of khat and ill mental health, Dr Nasir Warfa - lecturer in Transcultural Psychiatry at Queen Mary, University of London - has reviewed clinical case reports, alongside qualitative and quantitative...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...ternally expressed VEGFR 1/FLT1 Donors and international
health agencies are failing Africa on malaria cont...M THE PLoS MEDICINE MAGAZINE SECTION: Donors and international
health agencies are failing Africa on malaria control Lack of coordination between donors and int...
Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease
... The study published in the latest edition of the international
medical journal, Pediatric Pulmonology has established children with rhinitis who were first born, were exposed to maternal tobacco smoke during the first year of life and/or who had asthma and/or eczema at age five years were more likely to snore. ...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
..., and the system failed once in 40 years, said the international
risk assessment expert. Thats way off the chart of acceptable risk if you compare the system to major U.S. dams, which have governmental oversight and must meet federal safety guidelines. Determining the factors that directly or indirectly led to...
New drug development facility helps move medicines to market
...ork performed there by TetraQ will be accepted for international
regulatory review, which provides a high degree of assurance to TetraQ customers. "This is an additional incentive for biotechnology companies not to go offshore to develop new drugs," Ms Pennisi said....
Aussie research goes global through new grants
...d multidisciplinary teams to take their work to an international
audience, says APHCRI Director Professor Nicholas ...reers an opportunity to learn more and make useful international
contacts with established research centres and academics. Primary health care research is an impor...
MUHC-led international team identifies gene responsible for blindness in infants and children
... therapy to rescue their vision. Working with an international
team of researchers including Drs. Anneke den Holl...d Human Genetics at McGill University. The same international
research team identified the CEP290 gene last year, the most common genetic cause of LCA (American J...
Exploring better ways to determine when to change the course of treatment
...uld be made. The results of a large, multicenter, international
study laying the groundwork for such decisions were presented today at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The study showed the number of circulating tumor cells, or CTC, is a significant predictor of survival and cancer ...
Gene variations point to why lung cancer drugs work better in Japanese vs. US patients
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Last year, a groundbreaking international
project found that a group of Japanese patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer survived longer and had a higher rate of side effects than U.S. patients with the same diagnosis,.when both groups were given two well-known drugs for the disea...
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