Tag: "national" at medical news
Results of largest ever genome scan for autism out
...ter led by Professors Pickles and Green; including national
and international developmental studies and trials of autism interventions. Professor Green said: Autism is a very difficult condition for families communication is taken for granted by parents of healthy children but is so greatly missed by thos...
Learning to prevent medical mistakes in caring for stroke patients
...Along with 3,000 other hospitals, we are part of a national
campaign led by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to improve patient safety and save five million lives from medical errors and adverse events....
Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk
...sing well-conducted clinical trial data to develop national
recommendations to help patients and their doctors use best practices to prevent heart disease practices based on data rather than myth or wishful thinking." CVD is the largest single cause of mortality among women, accounting for 38 percent of all ...
Sick teens in crisis: Organ transplant patients may die when insurance for medicine runs out
...cal research, and provides health care on a local, national
and international level. Research at the school seeks new cures and treatments in five key areas: cancer, liver disease, heart/lung disease, aging and brain disease, and infectious disease....
Health professionals would prioritize spending on the young over the old
...his study, say Salkeld and colleagues, transcended national
and sectoral boundaries. "Across the world many countries are struggling with the health and financial implications of a rapid rise in non-communicable disease, they say. If health care professionals and policy makers believe that prevention and t...
Panel presents Agricultural Biosecurity & Sustainability Strategies at 2007 AAAS Meeting
...redness A safe agricultural system is critical to national
security, but U.S. crops, a cornerstone of our nation's economy, are vulnerable to attack. Plant pathogens that are devastating to crops elsewhere, but are not yet present in the U.S., could be easily obtained by terrorists. Potential costs of a terr...
Americans believe global warming is real, want action, but not as a priority
...ence in San Francisco. His conclusions, based on a national
survey conducted in 2003 are detailed in a new boo...global warming as a low priority compared to other national
issues such as the Iraq war, the economy, health care and education, and environmental issues such a...
Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting
...s meeting will bring together thousands of leading national
and international experts to hear the latest transdisciplinary research in child development. SRCD meets once every two years, creating opportunities for scientists to report on significant developments in basic child development research, including ...
M.D. Anderson collaborates with Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria
...th outside of the federal government. It is also a national
leader in advancing minority cancer care, awareness, research, education and prevention; one of the National Center for Minority Health & Health Disparities' Centers of Excellence. Within the Department of Health Disparities Research at M. D. Anderso...
Cancer Patients Nationwide Can More Easily Navigate Health Care System
... fight this disease, said Richard C. Wender, M.D., national
volunteer president of the American Cancer Society. While there are many uncertainties associated with cancer, the Patient Navigator Program can relieve some of these anxieties by providing personalized support and education for the needs of each pat...
Public health and pandemic flu preparedness to headline Preventive Medicine 2007
...revention. These sessions will feature recognized national
leaders in this area, as well as health profession...merican College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the national
professional society for physicians dedicated to disease prevention and health promotion. An all...
Preventive Medicine 2007 to feature research and practice findings to improve public health
...as spent much of his career as a leader in shaping national
policy focused on disease prevention and health promotion. Carolyn Clancy, MD AHRQ Director, and Steve Woolf, MD former US Preventive Services Task Force member, will talk about quality of care and translating research into reality. John Nelso...
Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia
...t step in Weintraub's research will be to launch a national
study to see if her results will be confirmed in a larger population. "I don't want to scare anyone away from getting a vasectomy," Weintraub stressed. "It's obviously a major birth control alternative. This is just a correlational observation," s...
Physicists set 'speed limit' for future superconducting magnet
...medical diagnosis, and scientists at universities, national
laboratories and pharmaceutical companies use even more powerful MR technology to study DNA, proteins and other complex molecules. About a dozen labs around the country take advantage of the highest magnetic field now in use -- 21.1 Tesla, which prod...
National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2007 inductees
...ction Committee, comprised of representatives from national
science and technology organizations....
Aging population is causing major increase in the cancer burden warn experts
...entral and Eastern European countries if efficient national
cervical cancer screening programmes were in place," said Prof Boyle. He concluded: "The increased burden of cancer incidence in Europe between 2004 and 2006, which is estimated to have risen by 300,000 to 3.2 million, demonstrates the impact of th...
SCAI expert panel sets high standards for PCI without on-site cardiac surgical backup
...annual case volume of more than 100 PCIs, and meet national
benchmarks for procedural success and complication... data and submit them for comparison with state or national
performance standards. The consensus document addresses an ongoing health policy debate. Curren...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007
...March 25-29 The American Chemical Society's 233rd national
meeting promises to be one of 2007's biggest and m...Art Institute of Chicago, scheduled during the ACS national
meeting. The Art Institute, Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory are partners in...
Americans fear decline in US performance in math and science
...or, National Science Foundation. "In addition, our national
priorities in the global information age should em...anelists and other participants included local and national
leaders in research, business, academia, government and media. Americans Fear Decline in U.S. Perfor...
New report reveals African-Americans may lack key nutrients for optimal health
... Medical Association (NMA), the largest and oldest national
organization representing Black physicians and their patients in the United States. A consensus report from the NMA, The Role of Dairy and Dairy Nutrients in the Diet of African Americans, reported that only 24 percent of African Americans believe ...
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