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AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards

...pportunity to attend and participate in the annual meetings and special conferences of the AACR. By attending these meetings, these young scientists and clinicians have been introduced to a broad spectrum of the most timely and significant research being conducted worldwide in basic, clinical, and translation...

The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters

...ived as the ideal continuation to the two previous meetings on the relation between Music and the Neurosciences: the meeting on "The Biological Foundations of Music", promoted by the New York Academy of Sciences in May 2000, and the international conference dedicated to "Neurosciences and Music" organized in ...

Social connections: Could heartwarming be heart-saving?

...nfide private matters; involvement in religious meetings or services; and participation in groups such as senior centers. They then assigned a social network index of 1 to 4, based on participants' response, with the lowest number corresponding to social isolation and the highest to high social connec...

Doctor voices concerns over new NHS IT system

...stem of US hospital administrators," while further meetings produced "lame presentations by various strategic health authority IT leaders." He goes on to describe problems with the "choose and book" system, in which doctors will select from a list of local hospitals and book an appointment while the patient w...

PENN researchers use robotic surgery

...ay, May 16th at 11:45 a.m., at the combined annual meetings of otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) experts the Triologic Society, May 13th through16th, in Boca Raton, Florida. PENN physicians anticipate that the application of the daVinci System to treat mouth and throat cancers will allow for comple...

NYU Child Study Center presents third Annual Adam Katz Memorial Lecture series

...ol of Education and School of Social Work. These meetings allow researchers to discuss the latest science about these disorders and potential treatment options. Both lectures are open to the public as well as educators in the tri-state area including learning specialists from independent, parochial, and pub...

In less dense neighborhoods

...ate and Applied Economics Letters and presented at meetings of the American Agricultural Economics Association and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. The study began in the summer of 2001 when the researchers undertook a survey to determine the neighborhood preferences of residents of Frankli...

'Dr. Chef' improves quality of life for patients

...s of seven meetings, each lasting three hours. The meetings started with a short lecture, given by a registered dietician, about an element of the disease's recommended diet. The rest of the meeting was a 'hands-on' session in which Polak taught cooking methods and special recipes dealing with various element...

Assuring the supply of vaccines

...orking group conducted a series of discussions and meetings leading to a proposal for substantial, but incremental, changes to the current system that the group feels would go a long way toward stabilizing the financing of immunizations in the United States. In contrast to the IOM recommendation to replace th...

Desire to stop drinking could be more important than therapy

...sychosocial therapy - therapy involving both group meetings and personalised sessions with psychologists - is effective. Cutler and Fishbain re-examined data from Project MATCH a large trial carried out in the late 1990's, which concluded that therapy for alcoholism produced excellent outcomes, although the...

AACR launches 'Saving the Science' initiatives

...ancer research through participation in scientific meetings and conferences. Please note that the AACR Website has established links to other public and private resources offering assistance and communications to Gulf Coast residents, including temporary websites created by Tulane University, Louisiana State...

Lancet publishes proactive study: Diabetes treatment reduces risk of heart attacks & strokes

...hat I understand are being submitted to scientific meetings and to reviews of the results in the medical press during the coming year." Dr Michael George, Managing Director of the Takeda European Research and Development Center commented, "In light of these excellent results Takeda is working on preparations ...

Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment seem to work best together

...s who participate in AA, and those who attend more meetings and/or participate for a longer time, are more likely to be abstinent and to maintain remission up to five years after an episode of professional treatment than patients who are not involved or less involved in such groups. Affiliation with AA also ...

No single strategy effective to control antibiotic prescribing in hospitals

...tive." Persuasive interventions included education meetings and verbal reminders. Restrictive interventions included automatic stop orders for certain antibiotics or required preauthorization from an infectious-disease specialist for some drugs. The reviewers looked at how the interventions affected three dif...

Situation-specific policies can reduce antibiotic resistance in hospital and community care

...ed more complex interventions including one-on-one meetings with physicians, small group discussions or combinations of approaches were more likely to have an effect on reducing the misuse of antibiotics. The simple, single intervention studies, such as handing out printed materials, or holding lectures witho...

Keck School of Medicine pediatric endocrinologist elected to Institute of Medicine

...als, and presenting hundreds of abstracts at major meetings throughout the world, Kaufman is personally involved in unique grass-roots projects, such as camps for children with diabetes. She joins nine IOM members at USC and the Keck School: Alexander M. Capron, University Professor of Law and Medicine and He...

Dalai Lama, top scientists to discuss science & clinical applications of meditation

...er 1987 in India and was followed by other private meetings in India and the United States that have made enormous contributions to the field of research about affects of meditation on mind and body. Dozens of books have been published as a result of these conferences. The Institute has been a driving force i...

Web Forum launched for schizophrenia researchers

...potential collaborators, learn about new findings, meetings and funding opportunities, and critique each other's articles and ideas. "We're hoping that the Forum will become a catalyst for creative thinking that will speed the pace of discovery," said NIMH Director Thomas Insel, M.D. The site ( www.schizop...

OHSU study reveals each persons' activity level appears intrinsic, possibly tied to genetics

...12-16. It is one of the largest and most respected meetings of neuroscientists in the world. "Previous research has revealed that increased physical activity can decrease the risk of obesity, coronary heart disease, respiratory disease, metabolic diseases like diabetes, anxiety, depression, breast cancer an...

Lifestyle modification plus medication more effective than medication alone

...total of 30, 90-minute group meetings. During the meetings participants were instructed to complete and share weekly assignments, which included keeping detailed daily food and physical activity records. Participants in the brief lifestyle modification counseling group met with primary care physicians eight...

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