Tag: "participation" at medical news

AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards

...ty investigators by providing financial awards for participation in AACR conferences. First known as NCI Minority ...to address the serious problem of lack of minority participation in cancer research by offering young minority students and trainees the opportunity to attend and pa...

Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award

...dents. By peer recognition, the society encourages participation in all pharmacy activities. UK students who are members of the College of Pharmacy's chapter of PLS nominated Fink for the leadership award. The award is sponsored by Procter and Gamble is given annually to an individual who has exemplified leadershi...

Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease

... metabolic syndrome; 60 women with PCOS alone) for participation and analysis. The study revealed that women with PCOS are nearly two times as likely to have the metabolic syndrome in comparison with women without PCOS in the general population. Women demonstrating characteristics of both PCOS and the metabolic ...

Execution by lethal injection is not humane or painless suggests study

...fering of at least some of those executed. Because participation of doctors in protocol design or execution is ethically prohibited, adequate anaesthesia cannot be certain. Therefore to prevent unnecessary cruelty and suffering, cessation and public review of lethal injection is warranted." In an accompanying edit...

Scottish health minister launches major new clinical trials project to boost business and health

...s will benefit directly, both from their increased participation in research projects and more generally from the enhanced clinical expertise that will be gained through that work." Dr. Allan Gaw, Director of Clinical Trials Unit at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, said: "Although Glasgow has a long track record of succes...

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

...uthors of the thirty best posters by awarding free participation to the conference. The research subjects described in the posters show the quality leap that research has made in this field. Many, in fact, are centered on the study of the "emotional" part of a musical performance from a biological point of view, ...

Football is a pain in the neck

...ined hospital emergency department data with sport participation figures from across the US during the 1990s, to determine the relative risk of neck injury for football, hockey and soccer. The study included all types of neck injuries, ranging from serious fractures and dislocations and lacerations to concussions,...

Canadian youth 4th highest in international obesity study

...he Study of Obesity. "Increasing physical activity participation and decreasing television viewing should be the focus of strategies aimed at preventing and treating overweight and obesity in youth." The study is based on statistics gathered in 2001-2002 by the World Health Organization's Health Behaviour in Schoo...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

...e education of fellows through endoscopy seminars, participation in national postgraduate courses and published scholarly reviews or educational materials, including videos. Distinguished Service Award Douglas Nelson, MD, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN This award is granted to an individual who has mad...

The World Congress on Cornelia de Lange Syndrome in Italy

... presents. Therefore, the Conference foresees two participation levels: in fact, the Conference will be divided in Professional Days organised from 16th to 17th June and in the Families Conference from 17th to 19th June (already communicated to the press to find volunteers). The Professional days, which are the ...

Mailman School shares new virus identification technologies

...Greene Lab training course. China's unprecedented participation in a global meeting of this kind provides an extraordinary opportunity for continued technology sharing and coordinated surveillance. The workshop will provide an overview as well as hands-on sessions in the Greene Lab where participants will work i...

Barriers prevent many Hispanics from participating in research studies

... they account for just 1 percent of clinical trial participation nationally, according to the Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation. Of the 14 participants in the UMHS study, 10 had heard about clinical research studies, and 50 percent of those who had heard about studies had participat...

Study shows doctors and patients think differently about clinical trials

...ctical and psychosocial barriers to clinical trial participation was evaluated. One hundred thirty-six (136) onco... barriers, which, in turn, can help us improve the participation rate of patients in clinical trials," concluded Meropol....

Empathetic voice improves doctor-patient communication

...conditions," Dr. Cordella said. This led to better participation by the patient in the prescribed treatment and, in the longer term, patients became more knowledgeable about their own health and more empowered to seek proper and timely professional advice when symptoms arose. They were also more likely to underta...

Stanford bioethicists want stronger protections for women donating eggs for stem cell research

...ote. Research subjects get some benefit from their participation whereas egg donors never get anything in return for their risk - stem cell research has yet to medically benefit a single person. What's more, when researchers use tissues that are anonymous it isn't considered to be research on human subjects. Becau...

Decreasing death anxiety

...mprove their sense of spiritual well-being through participation in a support group according to a study published in the current issue of the Journal of Palliative Medicine . "Patients with serious medical conditions frequently suffer psychological, relational, and spiritual distress that is being inadequately...

Facial trauma may cause significant social and behavioral problems

...ng addressed," Persing said. He said the rate of participation in the study was 18.5 percent, but that response rates of trauma patients are typically low. Also, about 20 percent more patients said they would participate, but missed numerous appointments before deciding they were not interested in participating....

NIH opens Safra Family Lodge

...l Centerbecause they recognize how important their participation is to bettertreatments and therapies for the future," said NIH Clinical Center DirectorJohn I. Gallin, M.D. "The Safra Family Lodge will help keep familiestogether through what is often an extremely stressful time of illness, andour patients deserve ...

VCR - First implant in Europe

...tic for the patient," Dr Tsui said. Dr Sutton said participation by Dr Stephen Tsui and his colleagues at Papworth added to the trial's stature and would further accelerate patient enrolment in the CE Mark Trial. "Over the last couple of weeks, we have implanted seven patients culminating with our first implant ou...

Medical privacy vs. health care quality?

... 96.4 percent of 1,221 patients agreed. The lower participation rate with the HIPAA-compliant written consent mean...e who refused to consent or didn't answer. Even as participation dropped, the cost of working in a HIPAA-compliant way rose. Computing time, staff hours, office supp...

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