Tag: "recipients" at medical news
Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...or use in evaluation of pediatric cochlear implant recipients
in China. The MESP parallels the Early Speech Perception (ESP) test used to assess English-speaking pediatric cochlear implant users throughout North America. The MESP is the first norm-referenced, objective, standardized and recorded speech test i...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...payments. In particular, hospital deaths among SSI recipients
increase 22 percent at the beginning of the month....also recommend identifying the small subset of aid recipients
who account for most of the substance abuse hospitalizations and consider changing the bulk of their...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...system suppressor used to protect organ transplant recipients
against rejection of their new organs by suppressing mTOR. Rapamycin and similar mTOR inhibitors are in early clinical trials for a number of cancers at M. D. Anderson and elsewhere. One drug, temsirolimus, has been approved to treat renal cell carci...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...gineering, today announced the 2007 class of grant recipients
under its Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical ...academic leadership. Under the program, each grant recipients
sponsoring institution receives an award of up to $1 million to support the scientists research acti...
Cancer research summaries
...r whom 5 years of follow up was not available. All recipients
were followed for cancer occurrence using the Swedish and Danish cancer registries. Any recipients
diagnosed with cancer within 6 months of transfusion were excluded. The researchers identified 978...
New study examines effectiveness of tailored health messages
...mportance of dental flossing had any effect on the recipients
attitude or behavior. Specifically, recipients
received messages that either emphasized the potential benefits of regular flossing (gain-framed) or...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...Clinical Investigator Award Committee review. The recipients
of this prestigious, three-year award are outstanding early career physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research at major research centers under the mentorship of the nations leading scientists and clinicians. Each will receive $4...
Physician-researchers often less successful in obtaining NIH funding
...n the number of physician-scientist applicants and recipients
of National Institutes of Health (NIH) research and training awards in the 1970s generated concerns that physician clinical investigators would become an 'endangered species' if trends continued unaltered," the authors write. There has been no compre...
High-Need Physician Workforce Incentives Act endorsed by American College of Physicians
...eneral surgery and OB/GYN physicians. Scholarship recipients
will, after completing residency, serve as generalist physicians at high-need facilities for a year for each year they received a scholarship. The bills second proposal provides for a loan repayment program to alleviate shortages of the same types ...
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $8 million to infectious disease investigators
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- When the 16 recipients
of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund's Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award were notified that they had received the award, there was more good news. The award amount had increased to $500,000 over a five-year period from $400,000. ...
Tony Hunter receives Robert. J. and Claire Pasarow Award for Cancer Research
...prize, June 3 at a dinner in Los Angeles. Former recipients
of the Pasarow Award include Salk professor Dr. Ronald Evans and Salk nonresident fellow Elizabeth Blackburn, a professor at the University of California in San Francisco....
New insights into chronic inflammation and atherosclerosis
...ospital in Boston, focused on the aortas of recent recipients
of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, comparing biopsy specimens from patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease to those from patients without it. Their study, presented in the June 2007 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism ( http://www.inte...
Dyson Foundation gives $5 Million for ophthalmology research at Weill Cornell Medical College
...ons. In addition to Weill Cornell Medical College, recipients
included Cornell University, Pace University (New York and Pleasantville, N.Y.), Health Quest Inc. (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.), Marietta College (Marietta, Ohio) and the Pierpont Morgan Library....
The hepatitis C link: Diagnose, treat, transplant
...livers from hepatitis C (HCV)-infected donors into recipients
with HCV-related cirrhosis. This study compared transplant outcomes for liver recipients
from HCV-infected donors to those for standard, non-extended criteria (ECD) donors to determine the ...
Blood transfusions from precancerous blood donors do not increase risk of cancer
...ansfusion recipients. Out of the more than 350,000 recipients
eligible for the analysis, just over 12,000 (3%) w...ed to blood products from precancerous donors. The recipients
were followed for as long as 34 years. The authors say: "Continuous attention to transfusion safet...
The quest for an effective HIV vaccine presents new possibilities, challenges
... part of a broader HIV prevention program, so that recipients
would minimize, or ideally, not engage in high-risk behaviors, according to the authors. Currently, several vaccines that induce primarily T-cell responses are in or will soon enter expanded human clinical trials to determine if they impact HIV inf...
American College of Physicians commends introduction of Bipartisan Health CARE Act
... now provides to its own employees; tax credit recipients
will have the options of buying coverage through state purchasing group arrangements modeled after the federal employees health benefits program, giving them the same types and variety of health plan options now available only to federal employees, o...
To what extent are emergency departments being used for primary care?
...emergency medical care. In particular, do Medicaid recipients
and uninsured patients overutilize ED for services better provided in other settings" In two studies conducted at Oregon Health and Science University, to be presented at the 2007 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting, researc...
San Francisco VA researcher receives top Veterans Affairs award
...n designated to receive Middleton awards and both recipients
are University of California faculty members. Also being honored is Roland C. Blantz, MD, chief of nephrology at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and a professor of nephrology at UC San Diego. ...
U of M faculty honored by US FDA for contributions to national food safety and defense
...y of the American public." In addition, all three recipients
will be honored for establishing the NCFPD "in order to advance the security and safety of the nation's food supply through research, education, and outreach." "These awards are a reflection of the University of Minnesota's excellence and interdisci...
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