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Dragon training in China focuses on atmosphere

...ncluding agricultural and forest monitoring, water resource assessment, atmospheric chemistry, terrain measurement, the ocean environment and climate change, among others. The joint Sino-European teams are led by Chinese and European lead investigators. Earth-observing satellites are particularly useful fo...

American College of Physicians publishes 'Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students'

...ulum, the textbook is an authoritative educational resource to augment learning during the third-year internal medicine clerkship. "Internal Medicine Essentials" covers the common problems and disorders a student is likely to see on the internal medicine rotation. The textbook has a publicly accessible Web c...

Drug prevents postpartum hemorrhage in resource poor settings

... and disability in women, infants, and children in resource poor-countries. Only interventions which are cost-effective and appropriate for use in developing countries are evaluated by the network. The Global Network pairs U.S. and foreign investigators to increase scientific capacity, research infrastructu...

$83.5 million NIH grant to Pitt establishes Clinical and Translational Research Institute

...arch initiatives will be developed through 10 CTSI resource cores and translated to clinical practice through a community partnership program that involves UPMC's extensive clinical networks and the Urban League of Pittsburgh, which likely will house a CTSI satellite office and clinic. The community partnersh...

Rheumatoid arthritis and sex differences

... North American Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium, a resource for gene mapping studies. Each RA patient was interviewed to collect relevant personal details, including age at onset of RA symptoms, age at RA diagnosis, medication history, and smoking history. Each patient was examined for joint tenderness, com...

Springer debuts Journal of Robotic Surgery

...positioned to become the world's foremost clinical resource for robotic surgical education. Four issues will be published annually, starting January 2007. The Journal of Robotic Surgery will publish papers on robotic surgical applications in urology, cardiac surgery, gynecology, ENT, neurosurgery, and gen...

NCI creates network of Clinical Proteomic Technology Centers for cancer research

..., perform characterization, provide an interactive resource catalog through the cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid TM (caBIG TM ), and expedite acquisition and distribution of reagents and data on reagent performance. Awards and application process will be announced this year. The three CPTI program compone...

Raising awareness of global drinking water crisis

...h and Education Foundation, to develop a web-based resource to inform decision makers around the world about the importance of safe drinking water -- and what they can do to meet this need. "Safe water is essential for health, yet remains one of the most critical problems facing the world today," said Behri...

The Starr Foundation launches multi-institutional cancer consortium

...ollection of cancer specimens that offer a crucial resource for studying cancer in humans. "The opening years of the 21st century have brought dramatic advances in understanding cancer and in putting new discoveries to work for the people who need it most," said Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman of The Starr Fo...

Wiley expands partnership with Skyscape

...shed by Wiley), the widely-respected international resource for evidence-based medicine. "Skyscape is please...t for InfoPOEMs, Skyscape will offer a very timely resource for trusted evidence-based information, further demonstrating our commitment to the physicians and n...

EMCare now available via Dialog and Datastar

...and biomedical literature, it is a key information resource for professionals engaged at all levels of healthcare, whether in patient care, scientific research or education. Magdaleine Margaritis, Marketing Manager, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases, stated, "We are very pleased that EMCare is joining the col...

Elsevier and UCLA announce the publication of Carranza's Clinical Periodontology

...nsidered to be the most comprehensive and complete resource in Periodontology. Carranza's Clinical Periodontology ( www.clinicalperiodontology.com ) is the most widely used periodontics text in the world and provides the most up-to-date information on new technology and emerging concepts. A new section dev...

Quick diagnosis of flu strains possible with new microchip test

...al, searchable online database funded by NIH. This resource is enhancing researchers' ability to select target sequences for next generation diagnostic chips, Dr. Lacourciere says. ...

Penn researchers to get 7 Tesla whole-body MRI system

...high-field magnet facility will also serve as open resource for the entire research community at Penn and other neighboring institutions. Details on how to access this magnet system will be made available once the facility has become operational. Reddy comments, "The higher the field strength, the better th...

HIV drug could be used to prevent cervical cancer, say University of Manchester researchers

...on of obstetric function, the potential for use in resource poor settings such as underdeveloped countries and it may appeal more to women than surgery. "We are very grateful for the strong support we have had from the Humane Research Trust, the charity who funded the development of this work." Professor...

NIH funds $2 million magnetic resonance system at Yale

...edical engineering, the MR system will be a shared resource for several investigators who are funded by the National Institutes of Health. Yale has recruited two new faculty members, Professors Hoby Hetherington and Jullie Pan, to develop new methods of biochemical image-guided neurosurgery using the system. ...

Examination not sensitive enough to detect breech babies

...ancy would improve diagnostic accuracy, but costs, resource availability, and feasibility need to be considered, as well as the potential deskilling of care providers in performing clinical examination, they write. However, lower rates of accuracy found among overweight or obese women suggest that ultrasonogr...

TB relapse due to low weight gain after initial treatment

...culture conversion." They continued: "Because of resource constraints, the sputum smear alone is the main monitoring tool for treatment progress for TB control programs in developing countries. As body weight has been well-reported to be associated with risk of disease, severity of disease and the response ...

Scots medical researchers link up to share knowledge

...lls to new researchers, will now act as a national resource for all clinical research training in Scotland. The Edinburgh centre will set up a database of all research training opportunities across Scotland, and share educational resources with other clinical research facilities throughout the UK. The new nat...

UCLA leads national effort to address New Orleans' mental health needs

...ograms in the country, will continue to serve as a resource to the clergy after the project concludes, providing expertise, mental health provider referral lists, and additional support and consultation. Mental health training workshops will be videotaped so they can be used to train additional providers in...

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