Tag: "new" at medical news
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...ng of its virtual headquarters in Second Life. The new
virtual building, which opened on June 1, is designed to provide the same cancer information and services to people in the virtual world as the organization provides in the non-virtual world. The building includes presentation and meeting rooms for c...
New grant fulfills wish of late Baltimore Orioles team photographer
ATLANTAJuly 27, 2007 A new
American Cancer Society research grant honors the wishes of long-time Baltimore Orioles team photographer Jerry Wachter, who recognized the need for increased attention to a rare but dangerous form of skin cancer that took his life in 2005. The $30,0...
Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform
...nd other key global repositories. In addition, all new
research published in APFM will be immediately indexed through BioMed Central's partnerships with major indexing services. The move to a fully open access platform will also help to integrate APFMs excellent regional family medicine research into ...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...y eliminating drugs from the targets, ensuring the new
coverage decisions are incorporated, and supporting the value of primary and preventive services. The College notes that further legislation will be needed to avert payment cuts in 2010 and subsequent years and to develop an effective method for fut...
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
...products at home and in medical offices, thanks to new
technology announced today by the University of Fl...or product developers to tap the technology in any new
smart assistive devices, Helal said. That, in turn, will make the devices more common. The hardwar...
Obese girls less likely to attend college
... attend college as non-obese girls, according to a new
study from The University of Texas at Austin. The study also shows obese girls are even less likely to enter college if they attend a high school where obesity is relatively uncommon. The findings appear in the July issue of the journal Sociology...
U of M researchers discover new method to combat HIV
...Minnesotas Center for Drug Design have developed a new
method to combat HIV/AIDS, potentially replacing the traditional cocktail drug approach. The new
approach proven accurate in lab tests merges the features of two antiviral agents into one drug, a...
New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments
... lower the failure rate of clinical trials testing new
compounds. Likewise, as the drug discovery times a...en 45,545 compounds, and they identified a several new
compounds that have activity against human bladder cancer. To share this exciting capability with th...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
... Parkinsons research. Dr Bedford will be using a new
genetic model of Parkinsons to further understandi... model. I look forward to driving this interesting new
avenue of research and interacting with individuals, both researchers and clinicians, in the field o...
Cancer research summaries
...every day that may have the potential to establish new
malignancies within the donor or blood recipient. Reports of transmission of cancer cells from needles or surgical instruments demonstrate that tumours cells have the capability to be transplanted to, and develop in, healthy recipients. And there is ...
UGA study explains why anti-smoking ads backfire or succeed
... light up. Fortunately, some are successful, and a new
University of Georgia study helps explain why. Hye-Jin Paek, assistant professor at the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, found that anti-smoking ads are most effective when they convince youth that their friends are listening...
ESA's Earth Explorer gravity satellite on show
... fundamental reference dataset will give access to new
scientific insights into ocean circulation and its impact on climate, as well as into the structure of the interior of the Earth in critical locations such as earthquake and volcanic zones." Because the gravitational signal is stronger closer to t...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
book co-authored by a professor at The University ...ten overwhelming legal and financial issues facing new
retirees. UA Professor of Law Kenney Hegland and Tucson attorney Robert Fleming penned Alive and K...
Children and young people show elevated leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities
...al transmission, caused by mixing populations in a new
rural location, could be responsible. It is clear that further research is needed into this important subject....
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...C -- The future of biofuels is not in corn, says a new
report released today by Food & Water Watch, the N...corn ethanol refinery industry, the beneficiary of new
renewable fuel targets in the proposed energy legislation as well as proposed loan guarantee subsidi...
UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue
...ong the myriad uses the scientists foresee for the new
technology. The patented invention by Joel Schne...tumors. Both Schneider and Pochan attribute this new
collaboration to the Center for Translational Cancer Research, a collaboration of Christiana Care He...
Nonsmall cell lung cancer -- chemotherapy before surgery appears better than surgery alone
...rtant because around the world more than a million new
cases of lung cancer are diagnosed each year, around 80% of which are non-small cell lung cancer. In addition, many patients are only diagnosed after the disease has progressed, so survival rates across all stages of disease tend to be fairly low at ...
Lower mortality rates associated with hospitals that rank highest on quality of care indicators
Boston, MA -- A new
study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) shows that patients who go to hospitals ranked higher according to specific quality measures have a lower chance of dying than patients treated at lower-ranked hospitals. The researchers calculate...
First of its kind report on how children with brain tumors perform at school
...y be a reflection of a diminished ability to learn new
information. Lhteenmki says girls may be more sensitive to the adverse effects of radiation therapy, which has been regarded as the main cause of cognitive decline. The study also found 94 percent of brain tumor survivors completed the ninth gra...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...quality of medical care in developing countries, a new
partnership between the American Society of Hemato...first partner dedicated solely to hematology. This new
venture is the continuation of more than 10 years of work by ASH to advance the care of patients wit...
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