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The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters
...secretariat has been literally flooded with poster proposals
and relevant research project summaries which will be presented throughout the three days of the conference. The conference has been organized primarily in partnership with the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences of Leipzig...
Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care
...ponent of his malpractice-reform proposals. These proposals
may make liability insurance more affordable in the long run, but they will do little to improve the quality of patient care, according to Hyman and Silver. Market-based reforms could do a better job. They recommend such strategies as allowing malpra...
Armed forces search for ways to improve survival in the combat zone
...tary relevance and scientific merit to submit full proposals
for possible funding. The next challenge for the military is to select those candidates that hold the most promise for a durable, safe, and effective product that can be used by medics and combat lifesavers on the frontline and foster product develo...
UK government's privatisation plans for the NHS put patient welfare at risk
...is not necessarily bad but the Government's latest proposals
are untested and, therefore, irresponsible and pot...mitment of health workers. The Government's latest proposals
are untested and, therefore, irresponsible and potentially dangerous. Patricia Hewitt is playing fas...
Australian Cancer Research Foundation announces biggest ever private grant
...F grant will not exclude big picture, far-reaching proposals
for seed funding if that's what it's going to take...jects may explore a number of promising areas. The proposals
for the grant could cover everything from boosting the body's immune system to fight cancer or the a...
Conference on health communication call for papers and panel proposals
...tion (KCHC) has issued a call for papers and panel proposals
for its 2006 Conference: "Emerging Trends in Healt...tioners in abstract form (up to 500 words). Panel proposals
should include a list of participants and their affiliations, a brief summary of the purpose of the ...
Innovate or perish? Helping developing countries fight neglected diseases
...U.S. and it has done wonders." Many of the group's proposals
will require future study, yet there is reason for optimism, as one trend that will continue to grow unabated is the increased connectivity of the world. "In the long term, there will be a global pharmaceutical industry that is extraordinarily more e...
Tryptophan no turkey in boosting immune system, Stanford study shows
..., Steinman thought it was one of the worst project proposals
he had ever heard. The drug wasn't invented at Stanford and was already being used for a range of maladies. Steinman prefers to create his own therapies. But Platten had his own funding through the privately held Australian company Angiogen Pharmaceu...
New E700,000 initiative launched to tackle cancer in children in the developing world
...8 applications were received. "The standard of the proposals
was extremely high; it is indeed a pity that we cannot fund them all", notes Franco Cavalli, Chair of the UICC Childhood Cancer Campaign Advisory Committee, the group that selected the recipients. He adds that the projects were chosen for their feasi...
Government reforms may bring an end to free healthcare
...bill with no control on spending. The Government's proposals
for expanding market forces in the NHS will also be inefficient, say the authors. The aim is to drive costs down and improve quality through competition - external companies vying for NHS contracts. But prices have been fixed in advance, neutralizi...
Government pledge on access to medicines welcomed
...are that the Government is considering a number of proposals
to reform the PBS. Medicines Australia believes that we need a sustainable system for the future which can adjust to a new environment where more than 80 medicines are coming off patent over the next five years," Mr Schneemann said. As the Opposition...
Failure to resolve budget reconciliation leaves patients and doctors uncertain
...y in 2006, ACP will be releasing additional policy proposals
to implement the College's vision of a reformed health care financing and delivery system that is centered on patients' needs, resulting in better quality at lower overall costs....
First two research awards from university-industry partnership
...nd Johnson & Johnson, received 42 research concept proposals
from medical center scientists as part of the firs...ll fund will the project on a renewable basis with proposals
solicited twice a year. The next round of applications is to be collected in mid-March....
Japan's ALOS in orbit: ESA will deliver its data to European researchers
...c use of ALOS data has already received almost 150 proposals
which are currently undergoing evaluation by scientific experts from ESA Member States and JAXA. Operational and commercial users will be able to receive ALOS data via commercial distribution schemes. ALOS data will also be available for Global Moni...
Tobacco industry promoted 'ineffective' ventilation systems
...ors. In November 2004, the UK government published proposals
to end smoking in most workplaces and public places, but with exemptions for private clubs and pubs that do not serve food. The public health community should reject these proposals, say the authors. Without a comprehensive smoke-free workplace law, ...
ACP proposes solutions for America's health care system
A policy paper providing proposals
for resolving some of the major problems with the ...or primary care - is delivered and financed. "ACP proposals
would provide patients with access to care that is coordinated by their own personal physician," exp...
ACP releases annual report on 'The State of the Nation's Health Care'
Sweeping policy proposals
to avert a looming crisis in access to primary car...t on The State of the Nation's Health Care. ACP's proposals
will fundamentally change the way that primary care is organized, delivered, financed and valued. ...
State of the Union health care proposals must include provisions for preventive care, U-M experts say
...le to comment on new 'consumer-driven health care' proposals
that President George W. Bush is expected to unveil in his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. While the details of those plans are not known, they are expected to involve more emphasis on individual cash accounts and cash expenditures fo...
ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics presentation available online
...election committee which reviewed an open call for proposals
related to angiogenesis, neovascularization, and vasoproliferation. An international, interdisciplinary panel of expert speakers was then solicited, forming the First ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics Research Institute Working Group . The topic of the 2006 ...
Worst off will be most at risk under partial smoking ban
...mes as MPs prepare to vote next week on Government proposals
for a part-ban across England - a move which would worsen health inequalities say the authors, a Director of Public Health and colleagues working in South London. A part-ban would mean that smoking would be banned in pubs and bars serving hot food, w...
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