Tag: "recipients" at medical news
Clinical simulation technology used to improve communication of medical teams
... Hospital in St. Louis is one of several new grant recipients
involved in a federal initiative -- funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the Department of Health and Human Services -- that hopes to improve patient safety by using simulators as research tools, rather than only...
Blood transfusions raise heart patients' infection and death risk -- especially women
...contributing factor. Prior research has shown that recipients
of stored donor blood have more post-surgical infections, and that women receive more transfusions because they tend to have lower hemoglobin concentrations. This new study connects the dots. "To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study t...
The UK's third case of vCJD associated with blood transfusion
...ancet. The case highlights the risk faced by other recipients
of vCJD infected blood and suggests that blood tra...ing and investigation of high-risk groups, such as recipients
of blood transfusion from a donor who developed vCJD, should allow the condition to be recognised at...
November/December 2006 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...eceive vaccine at all. The percentage of Medicare recipients
who received flu vaccine from the same clinician as the year before fell from 54 percent in 2002-2003 to 3 percent in 2003-2004. The authors suggest that the disruption of continuity of care is concerning because continuity of care in the ambulatory...
National plan to ensure disaster medicine training is funded
... everyone working the front lines is underway, say recipients
of a federal grant to fund the initiative. The plan brings the American Nurses Association, the American Public Health Association, the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association for EMTs to the table with course developers ...
Baylor Research Institute receives $6.2 million grant to establish Center for Lupus Research
...or to receive the Kirkland Scholar Award since the recipients
are nominated by their peers in the field of lupus research," shares Dr. Pascual. This new funding follows awards for lupus research at BIIR earlier this year that total nearly $3 million. Other lupus projects at BIIR are supported by the Alliance...
Novel program enhances dementia caregivers' quality of life
... caregivers and collected data on whether the care recipients
had been placed in institutions during the six-mon...tively). The rate of institutionalization for care recipients
was lower in the intervention group when compared with the control group (4.3 percent vs. 7.2 percen...
NIH scientists honored for FDA-approved cervical cancer vaccine breakthrough
...tment for a poorly-treatable form of cancer. Past recipients
of the David Workman Memorial Award included Dr. Waun Ki Hong and Dr. Reuben Lotan of MD Anderson Cancer Center of the University of Texas as well as Dr. Michael Grever, Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University. ...
The Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
...ocial work students have been chosen as the newest recipients
of the prestigious Hartford Doctoral Fellowship, a program funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation, administered by The Gerontological Society of America, and directed by Dr. James Lubben. The following individuals will each receive a $50,000 diss...
First Quantum Grant to fund stem cell repair of damage from stroke
...d Rice University in Houston as the first and only recipients
of the inaugural Quantum Grant for their international research initiative to regenerate damaged brain cells and blood vessels for the treatment of stroke. The three-year, $2.9 million grant, funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging a...
People should be paid for donating an organ
...r determining standardised criteria for donors and recipients
as well as a uniform fee. Kidneys are covertly transplanted in third world countries at the moment from poorer people to wealthier recipients, she says, with little evidence of the outcomes. "Bringing these activities out of the closet, by introd...
First-ever CANADA-HOPE Scholarships awarded
...entis Canada Inc., today announced the first three recipients
of a CANADA-HOPE Scholarship. The scholarship recipients
are studying healthy aging, organ damage and stroke research. The funding for this initiative was a...
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC surgeons save two lives with domino transplant
...apies have enabled our live donor liver transplant recipients
to recover more quickly without dependency on heav...e have been able to expand the donor pool to adult recipients
who can benefit by receiving an MSUD liver, since the disease is not transferred to the recipient....
Edmonton Protocol clinical trial shows islet transplantation shows promising results
...he results show that 44 per cent of the transplant recipients
no longer needed insulin injections a year after their final treatment. An additional 28 per cent of them had partial islet function. Insulin independence did not persist indefinitely in most cases. However, individuals with functioning islets had im...
Clinical trial shows islet transplantation is a promising procedure
... the final treatment, 44 percent of the transplant recipients
no longer needed insulin injections, and an additional 28 percent had partial islet function, which was associated with resolution of hypoglycemic unawareness--a severe complication of diabetes in which people can no longer recognize early symptoms o...
Women given liver transplants outlive male recipients by around 4 years
Female liver transplant recipients
outlive men given the same procedure by an average...x month period, survival time for liver transplant recipients
was 22 years compared with 29 years for the general population. The life expectancy of male liver ...
Landmark study of islet transplantation reveals potential benefits in uncontrolled type 1 diabetes
...ant finding is the fact that even islet transplant recipients
who never get off insulin or who return to insulin use over time show real improvement. "This isn't an all-or-nothing procedure; it's not an issue of getting patients off insulin all together and keeping them that way. As we've shown, even partial...
NIAID awards $4 million to develop anti-radiation treatments
...g principal investigators and universities are the recipients
of the grants: Raymond J. Bergeron, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, $1.0 million Tatiana G. Levitskaia, Ph.D., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, $725,000 Scott C. Miller, Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicin...
Marc Levine, M.D., of Penn, wins Eminent Scientist of the Year award from the IRPC
...orld Scientists Forum awards annually by selecting recipients
whose work has had a positive impact on medical care throughout the world, especially in developing countries. Levine has served as the chief of the gastrointestinal section in the Department of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsy...
Top NIH prize goes to three pioneering Stanford scientists
... directions that are not already funded. The 2006 recipients
from Stanford are Kwabena Boahen, PhD; Karla Kirkegaard, PhD; and David Relman, MD. The 13 winners, selected from a pool of 465 applicants, will be announced by the NIH Sept. 19 in Bethesda, Md. With three winners, Stanford has more awardees this yea...
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