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Microbicide partners receive $5.7 million from Gates Foundation

... needed for making good microbicide R&D policy and productive investments." The Global Campaign for Microbicides, which is housed at PATH, will continue their efforts to accelerate product development through advocacy, policy analysis, and social science research. Lori Heise, Director of the Global Campaign f...

UCI epilepsy researcher receives nation's top neuroscience prize

...gical science and can be expected to remain highly productive during the seven-year funding period. Four awards were granted this year to researchers at UCI, UC San Diego, Yale and Harvard. For more information, see www.ninds.nih.gov....

Cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries not being adequately addressed

...s not an insurmountable obstacle to establishing a productive twinning relationship. A program that concentrates on education, training and the treatment of the most responsive cancers could be effective. For example, in parts of Africa it might be possible to successfully treat children who have Burkitt's lymp...

Bipolar disorder more prevalent and costly than believed; Lithium could curb suicide rate

...act on an individual's ability to go to work or be productive when at work, according to the NCS-R, which included face-to-face interviews with 9,282 U.S. adults. On an annual basis, the mean number of lost days for someone with bipolar disorder is 49.5, versus 31.9 for someone with major depressive disorder. N...

HSPH student Kevin Chan awarded Trudeau Foundation Scholarship

...d to have the basic necessities to lead a full and productive life. My charge is simple: over ten million children will die this year from preventable causes. That is ten million children too many." Among his many appointments, Dr. Chan has served as President, International Child Health Section, Canadian Paedi...

Jefferson neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists wrap radiation around spine for cancer pain relief

...iduals with metastatic cancer to live longer, more productive lives, expectations and quality-of-life issues become paramount," notes neurosurgeon James Harrop, M.D., assistant professor of neurosurgery at Jefferson Medical College and neurosurgery director of the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaw...

Time is running out for Mississippi's HIV-positive Medicaid beneficiaries

...ant to treatment. Patients who were living normal, productive lives get sicker and die. "This is a short-sighted cost-cutting measure that will cost Mississippi more in the long run," said Deborah Konkle-Parker, PhD, FNP, a nurse practitioner at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a member of the H...

Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft to present innovations for healthy workforce

... presented as the major forces for maintaining the productive status of today's worker.NEW YORK -- July 5, 2005 What: Innovations for a Healthy Workforce, a forum presented by the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft Corp., will examine the workplace issues confronted by people with physi...

Accessible technology and rehab medicine help Americans with disabilities in today's work force

... disabilities return to the work force and be more productive and competitive in their jobs. The forum, "Innovations for a Healthy Work Force," will take place this morning at New York University Medical Center in New York City. A panel of medical and technology experts will discuss workplace issues confronting...

Study reveals potential for new treatment of paralysis and brain disease

...and international collaborations. The goal of this productive international collaboration is to transform research results into practical clinical applications as quickly as possible, delaying the disease's onset, and ultimately slowing or even halting the disease's progression. Visit http://www.floridaalz.org...

Nation's experts to answer questions about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

...eady to help them and that it's possible to live a productive life with ADHD." The symptoms of ADHD may have a profound effect on a child's quality of life and can be serious enough to interfere with academic accomplishments. But just as important, children with ADHD also may have problems maintaining friend...

Injury prevention could save Maryland at least $700 million per year

...ts, resulting in 23,700 fewer years of potentially productive life lost, according to researchers from the Johns...ns researchers found that almost half of the total productive years of life lost in Maryland in 2003 to various diseases resulted from fatal and nonfatal injuries...

Yale School of Medicine Neuroscientist receives Javits Award

... Gehrig's disease. "The Javits award gives highly productive scientists, whose work is on the cutting edge in their field, an even greater opportunity to understand the interplay involved in the cause and, hopefully, treatment or even prevention of neurological diseases," said NINDS Director Story Landis. Str...

Productivity Commission confirms value of medicines

...for Australia and Australians live longer and more productive lives as a result. "For example, Australians have been told recently and regularly that the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is 'out of control'. The latest figures for the year to July certainly do not bear this out," Mr Schneemann said. "The Producti...

Americans think commitment to health research should be stronger

...ter health and well-being, and for longer and more productive lives." (JAMA. 2005; 294: 1380 1384. Available pre-embargo to media at www.jamamedia.org .)...

Annual report to the nation finds cancer death rates still on the decline

... treatments necessary for them to lead healthy and productive lives," said CDC Director Julie Gerberding, M.D. "However, there are gaps and missed opportunities so we must continue to pull out all the stops to ensure proper screening and access to treatment regardless of one's age, race, or geographic location...

Shift in brain's language-control site offers rehab hope

...hese patients can be rehabilitated and returned to productive life, possibly even after a devastating stroke." Scientists have long thought that the hemisphere or side of the brain that controls language and speech is determined before birth. Most people are right-handed and demonstrate more activity during la...

Stanford study reveals protein's Jekyll-and-Hyde role in cancer growth

...bad behavior once the menin was gone, they resumed productive lives. They completed the differentiation process and became mature blood cells. The leukemia disappeared without a single cancer cell being killed. Further work by Yokoyama established that menin was actively involved in promoting the acute leukemia...

Hispanics urged to take charge of their heart health

...actical tools to help track information and ensure productive dialogue among patients and health care professionals. Heart disease and stroke rank as the number one cause of death among Hispanic Americans. Age, heredity, tobacco smoke, physical inactivity, obesity and weight issues, high blood pressure and chol...

Mental illness exacts 'enormous toll' for US businesses and institutions

... more likely to end up on disability, and are less productive than their counterpart employees. The study further shows that anxiety and/or depression complicate other medical conditions and seem to have a ripple effect in the work setting, creating low morale among coworkers and a higher turnover rate. Lead au...

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