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AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists

..."Our primary mission is to promote the exchange of knowledge and new ideas among the scientists on the front li...This award program aims to increase the scientific knowledge base of faculty members at Minority-Serving Institutions, encourage their research, and assist them ...

It takes a village to improve the health of children

... problem and we must equip our physicians with the knowledge and skills to work in a community environment, says Dr. Swigonski. Dr. Swigonski, Sarah Stelzner, M.D., IU assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, and other co-authors provided examples of training programs and strategies for involving pediatric...

Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?

...rns that, at a time when new technologies make the knowledge of anatomy increasingly important, "we now are facing a crisis in anatomical education...a deepening shortage of experienced faculty members willing to teach gross anatomy to medical and dental students, as well as other health profession students." ...

Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome

...on before leaving the hospital, to assess parents' knowledge about the dangers of violent shaking, and to track the use of the education program through the use of commitment statements, agreements signed by parents that show that they received and understood the educational materials. Nurses at the hospitals...

Bacterial infection associated with heart attack in young men

...he reasoning is based on experts' relative lack of knowledge about how C. pneumoniae relates to heart disease, as well as negative results in past trials. It isn't well understood how to eradicate the bacteria from the body, and once C. pneumoniae has set in, it may be too late to ward off heart attacks relate...

ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants

...relevant concepts," Mehra says. "There is a lot of knowledge out there that is robustly worthy of our support."...

Few women at risk for breast cancer willing to use drug to prevent the disease

...s of tamoxifen and a follow-up evaluation of their knowledge about the drug and their decision to take or not take tamoxifen. The women in the study seriously overestimated their breast cancer risk, perceiving they were at ten times their actual risk. Despite that substantial overestimation of risk, seven out ...

ARVO annual meeting features over 6,000 presentations

...search, training, publication and dissemination of knowledge in vision and ophthalmology. ARVO's headquarters are located in Rockville, Md. For more information, logon to the Association's Web site, www.arvo.org ....

Pathological gambling associated with brain impairments

...n, organize, shift set, and adapt current and past knowledge to future behavior," said co-author Facundo Manes, MD, of the Raul Carrea Institute for Neurological Research (FLENI) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Decision-making involves assessment of possible reward and punishment outcomes from the various respons...

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

...clinical decision support tool; MKSAP, the medical knowledge self-assessment program; and ACPOnline, the College's Web site. ACP will also develop new materials that concentrate on team-based care. ...

Scientists discover how Ebola virus infects cells

...inhibitors maybe warranted. The wealth of existing knowledge regarding the design and in vivo pharmacology of these inhibitors may facilitate development of an anti-Ebola-virus therapy." The work was done in collaboration with Nancy J. Sullivan, Ph.D., of NIAID's Vaccine Research Center. The paper's lead auth...

Doing a spin with DNA

...inical use, but can possibly be improved using the knowledge from this study....

Easing the anxiety of pregnancy after miscarriage

...and how they are coping with the pregnancy. "The knowledge gained from this study will help clinicians in the future know when women who are pregnant after losing a baby might need emotional support the most, and what kind of support will be most helpful," she said. At the very least, women should be aske...

NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers

...hom they can feel comfortable; someone who has the knowledge base and confidence the patient might not possess. 5. Is the patient navigator concept in existence in communities across the country? The patient navigator concept has been utilized in several communities with different variations and is being im...

Dermatologists use knowledge of patterns to recognize melanoma

... nevi in the subject, and, to a lesser degree, the knowledge that the lesion has recently changed," the authors write. "The overall recognition process, mimicking experts in their daily practice, could be useful in the field of education at MM detection," the authors state. "Indeed a learning process with pho...

Better referral training for emergency doctors helps improve patient care

...at were difficult to refer to, and the EM doctors' knowledge of the subject. Recommendations were made including that there be formal teaching of referral to new EM doctors (perhaps even in medical school), there should be clear guidelines as to the role of EM, the role of the specialities in accepting patien...

Emory holds national conference on HIV vaccine and drug research

...ch and HIV drug development to "bridge the gap" in knowledge about the prevention and treatment of HIV. The conference "Bridging the Sciences: HIV Vaccine Research and Drug Development" will feature scientists and opinion leaders from institutions including the National Institutes of Health, the National Can...

How medical research is taking care of your heart

...c discoveries for our understanding, treatment and knowledge of heart conditions is set to be debated and highlighted during this prestigious event"....

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

...s to a national food program. "Because scientific knowledge about nutrition has greatly increased since the WIC program's inception, and the nutritional challenges facing families have altered significantly, it is definitely time for a change in the foods offered through WIC," said Suzanne P. Murphy, chair of...

The World Congress on Cornelia de Lange Syndrome in Italy

...fessionals and parents to refresh and update their knowledge about this specific syndrome. In fact, on the one hand, the rare nature of the condition makes it difficult to find doctors and therapists expert in the rehabilitation, educational, preventive and therapeutic approach; on the other hand, the complex...

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