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New book guides boomers through retirement maze
... on planning for individuals with disabilities and other
special needs. His professional background include... on planning for individuals with disabilities and other
special needs. His professional background includes a stint as the Public Fiduciary in Tucson and a ...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...gement practices of land, water, and soil use, and other
measures to reduce impacts on wildlife and natural ecosystems. Any ethanol funding in the U.S. Farm Bill should focus on research and development of cellulosic ethanol. There is sufficient private investment in corn ethanol development and refin...
UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue
...eider added. A whole host of terrific students and other
people on- and off-campus have helped this come to fruition, he noted. Without these students and collaborators, this work would be impossible....
Helicopter flight trials for EGNOS
... GIANT flight trials will be performed in 2007, at other
European airports and on an oil rig in the North Sea....
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
... African water basin authorities, universities and other
organisations have become involved in TIGER projects across the continent. The TIGER initiative is implemented in three stages - research, pre-operational and operational. The research stage encourages water authorities in Africa to undertake rese...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...grams in 25 developing nations in partnership with other
medical, dental, and nursing societies. ASH is the 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 with blood diseases around the world, including...
Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
...health problems as routine as it is for cancer and other
major illnesses, says Horgan. Detection is where treatment really starts. ...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...in expanded writeups on selected topics as well as other
press materials. Reporters who would like to att...r. The two machines are fixed with respect to each other
and rotate in unison around the patient, obtaining images and delivering radiation treatment from al...
ACP commends proposed changes to payments for physician work at nursing facilities
... work in the nursing home as attractive as work in other
settings. ACP was pleased to work with the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) in assisting in the presentation of these codes to the Relative Value Update Committee (RUC), Dr. Dale continued. The RUC recommended significant increases ...
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
...cs live in the most polluted neighborhoods, but in other
cities it is blacks and in still other
cities it is whites. Moreover, the degree to which each of these groups is exposed to pollution var...
New heart disease risk score will help minimize health inequalities
...hey suggest that QRISK should be further tested in other
populations, but point out that this is the largest such study to have ever been undertaken, and the first time routine data in a UK general practice population have been used in this way. Study leader, Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox, of The Univer...
Cancer on the agenda of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency
...ve format of the meeting, and its connections with other
specific and global issues under discussion, will guarantee a high value contribution to the global debate on cancer and health in Europe. ESMO will continue to support the Portuguese efforts to make this initiative a turning point in the fight ag...
K-State researcher working on a way to make snack foods with extra fiber
...t can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other
ailments. "That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's interest in making healthier foods." Funded by a one-year, $30,000 grant from the Kansas Wheat Commission, Alavi and researchers created flour enriched with...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
... coronary artery disease, Gould said, and he hopes other
cardiologists and their patients will insist that scanner manufacturers resolve problems with the software to produce the most accurate results. For patients who have recently had a PET-CT and been diagnosed with coronary artery disease, Gould reco...
LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes
...ofessionals in addition to surgeons which could be other
physicians, medical residents, medical students, a...kills. Level 1 institutes offer collaboration with other
institutes, remediation of practice, and interdisciplinary team training. Ongoing training/educatio...
Studies show antidepressants not linked to birth defects
...ve found that some SSRIs may increase the risk for other
problems for babies, including: Withdrawal symptoms in newborns; Pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), a rare, but serious heart and lung disorder; Low birthweight or preterm delivery. ...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
..., particularly as many of these trainees face many other
professional demands when they return home; in four years, the program lost contact with only one trainee. The programs directors have also learned to require monthly progress reports and to finance each practicum in stages to ensure timely completio...
Do people listen to heat warnings?
...ressive summertime heat claims more lives than all other
weather-related disasters combined, including tornadoes and hurricanes. From 1999 to 2003, the Center for Disease Control reported 3,442 deaths resulting from exposure to extreme heat. Heat is a stealth killer, says Dr. Scott Sheridan, Kent State ...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...gitis cases. A similar impact would be expected in other
parts of the region. Although countries in Asia... Hib pneumonia and meningitis as has been shown in other
studies in Chile and Indonesia, that is that the proportion of pneumonia and meningitis prevented by...
Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training
...hose blood could be a source of HIV, hepatitis and other
infections. Authors of the report appearing in the June 28 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine say most residents in the survey falsely believe that reporting and getting timely medical attention wont prevent infection. Residents also sa...
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