Tag: "position" at medical news

Elsevier to publish Journal of Clinical Densitometry

...s provided by Elsevier will help consolidate JCD's position as the foremost journal for all professionals involved in the evaluation, treatment, and monitoring of patients with osteoporosis and related bone diseases. Working with Elsevier will permit ISCD to better meet the professional and clinical needs of...

Awards totaling $6.2 million to create major genetic testing lab at University of Iowa

... the Carver NGTL will significantly strengthen the position of the UI's interdisciplinary CMD as a major international center for research and treatment of macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa and related degenerative diseases of the eye, Stone added. "I am absolutely thrilled that the Carver ...

Can Islam help Muslim smokers to quit?

... the religious unacceptability of smoking, no such position statement has emerged. The authors believe that it is only a matter of time before South Asian scholars rule that smoking is prohibited and these rulings percolate through South Asian Muslim communities globally. These rulings need to be backed up by...

Study finds significant reduction in respiratory illnesses in babies breastfed six months vs. four

...ition said more research was needed to support the position on breastfeeding. Chantry said she hopes the peer-reviewed publication of her research will finally settle the lingering controversy over the advice American women receive from their physicians and organizations like the AAP. In the published study, ...

Bank of America grant to expand community-based childhood immunization program in northern Manhattan

...s community and it will help Columbia maintain its position at the forefront of patient care."...

Chance, music, and the ear of the beholder

...ry similar to that of the tails, and the boy's net position will change only a little, but occasionally it might be almost all heads or all tails and the boy will make a sudden large leap to the left or right. Many things in nature are pushed around, much like the boy in this game, by a combination of random ...

New position stand issued on the female athlete triad

... had disordered eating and low bone mass. The new position statement from the Olympic Committee comes right as we move into the winter Olympics and provides an important reminder about the health of female athletes....

Concerns over influence of tobacco firms in low income countries

...reatively using the Framework to consolidate their position and undermine global tobacco control, they warn. BMJ Editor, Fiona Godlee adds: "It is depressing to hear from Ernesto Sebrie and Stanton Glantz that WHO has been silent about countries that fail to honour its framework convention on tobacco control....

50th implant of VentrAssist

...al market for LVADs. "We have a strong competitive position with our product, and are well ahead of some other companies who have yet to announce any human implants, or initiation of a US clinical trial," Dr Sutton said. "With sales of the VentrAssist product during the clinical trial in the US, and with CE M...

UT Southwestern doctors test robotic surgeon for laparoscopy

...t he said it does take longer to set up, mostly to position the robot. It (the robot) is also expensive and cumbersome, which limits the operative field and can make it impractical for exploratory surgeries or surgeries that require surgeons to go in more than one area. "It takes choreography," Dr. Scott exp...

USF College of Public Health one of 12 institutions named to Kellogg Foundation initiative

...eader. "This consultation will place us in a great position to apply for health disparities extramural research funding in the near future, as a result of our newly acquired skills and partnerships." Eliminating health disparities will require solutions that bring communities and institutions together as part...

Jefferson Pancreatic Cancer Conference Feb. 24 highlights treatments, trials, vaccine research

...Center and Jefferson to take a national leadership position in diagnosis and new treatments for pancreatic cancer," says Richard Pestell, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson and professor and chair of cancer biology at Jefferson Medical College. "I believe the new approaches to canc...

The critical role of the meniscus in osteoarthritis of the knee

...ee. Using the MR images, researchers measured the position of the meniscus, as well as evaluated and scored the severity of meniscal damage. Among the MRI-assessed knees, 29% had a previous injury, 27% had a previous surgery, and 5% had a previous meniscectomy. The r...

Envisat altimeter watches Pacific for cold tongue of La Niña

...n normal winters. In turn these shifts affect the position and weaken the intensity of jet streams and the behaviour of storms occurring beyond the tropics in both hemispheres, including a summer decrease in hurricane activity in the eastern tropical North Pacific and a corresponding increase in the number o...

Improving recovery from spinal cord injuries: $3.7 million grant will create rehabilitation network

...ehensive network will also strengthen Washington's position as one of the leading areas in the country for spinal cord injury research and care." Because NCARRN will have a unique dual focus on research and clinical care, investigators from different disciplines and institutions will work together to understa...

Yale expands research using magnetic stimulation for schizophrenia

...magnetic resonance imaging brain scan to precisely position TMS over desired brain regions....

BIDMC's Harvey Goldman, MD, receives distinguished pathologist award

...land Baptist Hospital. Goldman assumed his current position as BIDMC's vice chairman of pathology following the merger of the former Beth Israel Hospital and New England Deaconess Hospital in 1996. "Harvey Goldman is a national treasure," says Jeffrey Saffitz, MD, PhD, current chief of pathology at BIDMC. "He...

Braces align crooked teeth and boost self-esteem

...have started to get adult molars in place, and the position of these and the primary teeth provide the child's general dentist with a good perspective of the development of the child's dentition and any need for orthodontics," explains Dr. Richeson. Depending on their postgraduate education, some general dent...

$13.7 million in gifts support UI Center For Macular Degeneration

...ntify disease genes based on their function and/or position within the genome. The Seamans-Hauser Chair in Molecular Ophthalmology, established to support the directorship of the Carver Family Center for Macular Degeneration with a $2.5 million endowment from Gary and Camille Seamans of Galena, Ill., and Tu...

Experts call for balance in addressing under treated pain and drug abuse

...in finding common ground and reaching the rational position of balance that is in the public's best interestHealthcare oversight must remain within agencies whose primary responsibility is to improve public health. Contrary to recent events in Washington, we must continue to insist that drug abuse can be cur...

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