Tag: "new" at medical news
High-Need Physician Workforce Incentives Act endorsed by American College of Physicians
...lation with more chronic diseases and to support a new
model of delivering carethe patient-centered medic...) Formula and another that would provide grants to new
primary care residency programs. ACP looks forward to working with Rep. Burgess and other members o...
Heading to Siberia: UH signs agreement with Russian Academy of Sciences
...he Russian Academy of Sciences have bolstered this new
formal agreement, giving the opportunity for many ...International Space Station with a plan to develop new
thin film materials in the vacuum of space. Heading up this present effort are Alex Ignatiev, profe...
Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy
...mbling), and intense, uncontrolled rages. In the new
study, Mark F. Lenzenweger, distinguished professor of psychology at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and colleagues at the Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, examined three treatments applied to carefully diagnosed BP...
UK and other European countries should introduce universal childhood hepatitis B vaccination
...ely the only way to eliminate HBV transmission and new
cases of hepatitis B. Indeed, global efforts to control and prevent hepatitis B are of crucial importance and it is the responsibility of each country worldwide to play its part....
UK scientists set their sights on cure for AMD
...ry AMD. There has been some success in controlling new
blood vessel formation in wet AMD, but these appro...at the back of the eye leading to the formation of new
blood vessels within the retina which subsequently leak fluid resulting in exudative or so called we...
Smokers given more help to quit since GP performance pay introduced
...entives for UK general practitioners, according to new
researchpublished today in the Canadian Medical As...dged against 146 qualityindicators, as part of the new
GP contract introduced in 2004. Severalof these quality indicators encourage GPs to identify people ...
Dartmouth's alternative breast imaging techniques sort abnormal from normal tissue
...ith results from a five-year project testing three new
imaging techniques to examine breast abnormalities, including cancer. The study finds that the new
methods of electromagnetic imaging offer a high contrast and the ability to distinguish between heal...
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
...logicals. We believe ASCIs may mark the start of a new
generation of cancer treatments, with significant potential across various cancer types....
Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8
...e in the world devoted exclusively to highlighting new
research into understanding bipolar disorder, which affects both adults and children, devastates families, accounts for nearly half of all suicides in the United States, and costs billions of dollars in medical bills, missed work and lower productivi...
Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors
...aluated the effect of folate for the prevention of new
colorectal adenomas (benign tumors, precursors of most colorectal cancers) in persons with a history of these types of lesions. The trial was conducted at nine clinical centers in the U.S. and Canada between July 1994 and October 2004 and included 1,...
QBI scientist looks at why stroke causes vision problems
...ls from motor areas of the brain to integrate each new
snapshot of the visual world into a coherent whole...iated with parietal damage, and point to promising new
approaches to rehabilitation, Professor Mattingley said. ...
Born to lose: How birth weight affects adult health and success
...irth weight has significant and lasting effects, a new
study finds. Weighing less than 5.5 pounds at birth increases the probability of dropping out of high school by one-third, reduces yearly earnings by about 15 percent and burdens people in their 30s and 40s with the health of someone who is 12 years ...
Cedars-Sinai researchers present new endocrine findings at 2 international conferences
...e presenting The Year in Pituitary, an overview of new
research in the field including innovative insight...sis of pituitary disorders, and the publication of new
data reflecting long term medical treatment outcomes in patients with acromegaly. Melmed, who is pr...
USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
...cell investigation and the eventual translation of new
discoveries to patient care." Childrens Hospita...be housed on the USC Health Sciences Campus in the new
Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower. The laboratory space will include seven tissue culture wor...
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
... German Research Foundation) will establish eleven new
Collaborative Research Centres (SFBs) on 1 July 20...hes and innovative optical technology. Four of the new
SFBs will be Transregional Collaborative Research Centres, which are located at multiple sites. As...
Low-carb diets' effects linked to rise in newly identified 'starvation hormone'
...the diets induced wasnt fully understood. In the new
study, Maratos-Fliers team examined changes in gene activity occurring in mice fed a high-fat, low-carb diet for 30 days. Their comprehensive genetic screen of the animals, which lost weight on the special diet, turned up FGF21. "We saw a dramatic ...
Benefits of trastuzumab are lasting, reducing both HER2 + breast cancer deaths and recurrence
...t, respectively, with addition of trastuzumab. The new
data are important as they document the continued benefit of the targeted therapy, she says. Targeted therapy uses a specific agent directed against a particular change in a cancer cell. Researchers also found that the highest risk of relapse occu...
What's the fat content? Whether or not you notice depends on how you think
paper by Shailendra Pratap Jain (Indiana University), Kalpesh Kaushik Desai (SUNY Binghamton), and Huifang Mao (University of Central Florida) examines how consumers in individualistic- and collectivistic-oriented societies compare products. For exam...
New drug shows promise in treatment of advanced thyroid cancer
... a biologic factor tumors release in order to grow new
blood vessels in the tumor, a process called angio...rican Cancer Society predicts there will be 33,500 new
thyroid cancer cases in the United States in 2007 and 1,530 deaths. A follow-up trial testing axit...
MU researchers find mechanisms that may unlock answers to Alzheimer's disease
...ty of Missouri-Columbia professors have identified new
mechanisms that could have major implications in t...ted to understand how this disease works. With the new
grant, we will be able to go forward and see if there are treatments that can modify the cellular re...
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