Tag: "resources" at medical news
New Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers announced
...ties to support them. Centers must also make core resources
or services available to the national muscular dystrophy research community. MD is characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal or voluntary muscles which control movement. Researchers at the Senator Paul D. Wellstone Cente...
Resonance Health Goup patent for diagnosis of liver fibrosis
...ortunity, whilst leveraging off infrastructure and resources
already in place for the commercial roll-out of FerriScan." Resonance Health currently has a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) open to eligible shareholders. In light of this significant achievement and potential market opportunity, Resonance Health advises...
Joint statement on Savvy Phase 3 trial in Ghana to test the effectiveness of Savvy Gel in preventing HIV
...nted given the low HIV seroconversion rates. Those resources
would be better spent in locations with higher HIV incidence." Most importantly, the DMC concluded that there was no evidence of safety concerns with regard to Savvy, based on a review of the comparative numbers of HIV seroconversions in the Savvy a...
Poorest countries well behind global health goals agreed years ago
...against malaria demands a much larger injection of resources
than currently available, and substantial investme...ed interventions, that it is difficult to redeploy resources
currently being spent on achieving the goals. But policy should shift to escalating the most cost-e...
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Arthritis Foundation introduce pediatric rheumatic diseases CD-ROM
...d other health professionals, with a wide range of resources
and information to help them better understand the...Diseases (12th edition) Professional educational resources
on osteogenesis imperfecta from the NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Cen...
Multilateral initiative on malaria seeks international effort
... and you need the information technology and other resources
that allow you to take the research directly to wh... think we have seen a tremendous increase in human resources
focused on malaria across Africa," he said. So a new initiative targeted at building capacity would ...
Experts call for re-focussing of COPD management to reduce hospital admissions and mortality
...duce the burden imposed on patients and healthcare resources
by COPD." Professor Thys van der Molen, GP, Professor at the Department of General Practice at the University of Groningen, Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine at the University of Aberdeen and Time to Live Report co-author adds: "When con...
New study shows patients more willing to consider self-injectable HIV therapy than many physicians anticipate
...using self-injectable therapy in terms of time and resources
and were less likely to doubt its efficacy relative to oral therapies, when compared to physicians less experienced with this type of treatment. Dr Mike Youle, Director of HIV Clinical Research, Royal Free Hospital, London and co-author of the OpenMi...
SLU research on teen moms refutes conventional wisdom: Early motherhood may not ruin their lives
...urses also play a pivotal role in linking teens to resources
to complete school, obtain day care, access health care and mental health services and gain life skills."...
Ethics in a pandemic
...iority setting, including the allocation of scarce resources
such as medicines; 4. Global governance implicatio...sion-making. This implies that decisions regarding resources
are intended to achieve the best patient health and public health outcomes given the unique circumst...
A wake-up call: Smoking after cancer diagnosis affects care and research
... their cancer patients smoke, "they don't have the resources
or the background to do more than to urge the patients to stop." "Most physicians are not trained in treating behavioral dependencies, and when cancer is diagnosed, doctors and patients are immediately focused on treating the malignancy...
Patients with Hepatitis C using more healthcare resources
Use of the nation's health care resources
by patients with Hepatitis C has been rising 25 to...The study documents accelerating use of healthcare resources
by patients with HCV," the authors report, with average annual increases of 25 to 35 percent for the...
Can healthcare systems afford Herceptin for early breast cancer?
... over the drug price and be prepared to reallocate resources
and de-list older non-cost effective treatments in order to meet the demand. Mr Neyt, a research fellow at Ghent University, said: "In Belgium there are over 6,600 cases of breast cancer a year. About 45% are stage II or III the first sub-groups in ...
Families can alleviate 'time crunch' by working with, not for, professionals
The greatest untapped resources
for strengthening families may be the knowledge, w...ilies and Democracy Model, "professionals serve as resources
whose knowledge and expertise is 'on tap,' not 'on top,'" the authors explain. It is an alternative ...
Road deaths almost 400 times greater than those from international terrorism
...kers need to consider these issues when allocating resources
towards preventable interventions that can save lives from these two avoidable causes of mortality," they conclude....
Iron-rich rice improves iron status of women
...he said, or are not sustainable in countries where resources
are scarce. "This study shows that developing new varieties of staple foods, such as rice, maize, wheat, beans and cassava, by selectively breeding to enhance nutritional qualities has merit for reducing micronutrient deficiencies in the developing w...
Government reforms may bring an end to free healthcare
...atient choice' policies take no account of limited resources
and funding, say the authors. Patients - 'consume...g the benefits of market forces. In addition, more resources
are going into the "black hole" of the hospital sector, and the way Foundation Trusts are funded hea...
Access to existing medical treatments could save more lives than spending to improve the treatments
... that only modestly improve efficacy, by consuming resources
needed for improved delivery of care, may cost more lives than it saves," they wrote. "The misalignment of priorities is driven partly by the commercial interests of industry and by the public's appetite for technological breakthroughs, but health ou...
Making the most of our precious nursing resources
...study involved measuring the allocation of nursing resources
in hospitals and found that, in many instances, TrendCare an Australian computer system that allocates nurses across wards depending on patient needs better met the needs of hospitals. Mandated nurse-patient ratios were introduced to Victorian publ...
Nov/Dec 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ey point out that our society channels most of its resources
into the race for new drugs and devices, even thou...which only modestly improves efficacy but consumes resources
needed for improved delivery of care, may cost more lives than it saves. They assert that the misal...
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