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Patient-centered approach can backfire

...ne who spends less time explaining a condition and seeks little patient input when it comes to treatment decisions. The study showed that when those patients are matched with patient-centered doctors who want them to take a highly active role, they're less likely to follow treatment recommendations or feel...

Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007

...uroscience (CMBN) at Rutgers University in Newark, seeks to provide a map of the neural activity involved in visual processing during eye movements. Such knowledge could provide a better understanding of the visual perception dysfunctions involved in dyslexia, and the hallucinations experienced by those wh...

It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say

...ins University professor and an outside colleague, seeks to examine health questions like these in a new light. Authors Erik Rifkin and Edward Bouwer are not physicians; both are environmental scientists with decades of experience in analyzing health risks connected with air, water and soil pollution. By d...

Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets

...ers to develop and lead adventurous projects. It seeks to identify and support outstanding researchers at an early stage of their career, to achieve their potential faster through training in creativity and leadership, linking with industry, developing collaborative networks and routes to better exploita...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...devastating cuts to go into effect. The bill also seeks to improve physician spending targets by eliminating drugs from the targets, ensuring the new coverage decisions are incorporated, and supporting the value of primary and preventive services. The College notes that further legislation will be needed...

Scaling up HIV prevention programs is cost effective

...y, funded by the US National Institutes of Health, seeks to improve HIV prevention funding allocation in low and middle-income countries. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) collaborated with local teams to collect recent cost and output data from 206 HIV prevention programs...

Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M

...and research and program enhancement. This program seeks to increase research faculty recruits, including full-time researchers, translational physician-scientists and clinical faculty recruits; and add new research centers and institutes. State-of-the-art facilities, including a proposed Biomedical ...

U-M study finds lymphoma drug effective over long term

...odine I 131 tositumomab, combines an antibody that seeks out cancer cells, and a radioactive form of the element iodine. When injected, it travels like a guided missile through the bloodstream to bind to a protein found on the surface of the cancerous cells. The radiation zaps these malignant cells with mi...

Getting the word out: Babies are born to be breastfed

...tfeeding project is their first initiative, and it seeks to improve the cultural acceptance of breastfeeding as not only helping women shed pounds after childbirth, says Olson, but also helping reduce the risk of obesity in infants' later life. Although researchers do not completely understood why breastfe...

Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes

... heart and blood vessels. Another TrialNet study seeks to turn off the bodys attack on beta cells with rituximab, a monoclonal antibody that binds to and temporarily destroys a class of immune cells. The rituximab trial is recruiting patients with type 1 diabetes diagnosed within the previous three month...

Conference to focus on transfer of knowledge from research to practice in emergency medicine

...lation describes a multidisciplinary endeavor that seeks to facilitate identifying and overcoming the obstacles to traversing this disconnect. The conference has assembled a talented and renowned group of experts to lead eight sessions in two focus areas, culminating in two afternoon breakout sessions whe...

Can an omega-3 fatty acid slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease?

...ake place at 51 sites across the United States and seeks 400 participants age 50 and older who have mild to moderate Alzheimers disease. Joseph Quinn, M.D., associate professor of neurology at Oregon Health and Science University, is directing the study. Researchers will be evaluating primarily whether t...

Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships

...nationwide Geriatric Social Work Initiative, which seeks to expand the training of social workers in order to improve the health and well being of older persons and their families. It was created to help social work doctoral students overcome their greatest obstacles, such as limited teacher training and c...

Good news on heart attack and chest pain

...avily involved in the national D2B Alliance, which seeks to accelerate the use of emergency angioplasty by helping hospitals be ready to deliver the life-saving treatment as quickly as possible after a patient arrives. So, as hospitals work to improve their heart care even more, the new study's authors h...

Sustainability of energy, food and water theme of ACS national meeting

...27B, Level 2) Monday, March 26 MIT chemist seeks to produce hydrogen fuel by reacting sunlight with water Plants have mastered the art of harnessing sunlight to produce chemical energy, a process known as photosynthesis. Now, Daniel Nocera, a chemist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ...

Sick teens in crisis: Organ transplant patients may die when insurance for medicine runs out

...al and international level. Research at the school seeks new cures and treatments in five key areas: cancer, liver disease, heart/lung disease, aging and brain disease, and infectious disease....

Medicare payment cuts will accelerate primary care collapse

...personal physician." The administration's budget seeks to squeeze some $101.5 billion of savings from Medicare and Medicaid over the next five years. The two plans cover more than one in four Americans. The FY 2008 budget proposes changes in the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) to fo...

Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes

..., heart, and blood vessels. One TrialNet study seeks to turn off the immune attack on beta cells with Rituximab, a monoclonal antibody that binds to and temporarily destroys a specific class of immune cells. The Rituximab trial is recruiting patients with type 1 diabetes diagnosed within the previous 3...

NHLBI awards 12 Women's Health Initiative contracts

...-Salem, NC, Jianfeng Xu, M.D., Dr. P.H. The study seeks to identify genetic variants in genes involved in inflammation and immunity which are associated with the risk of cancer (breast, colon and rectum, and lung) in European Americans and African Americans. The research team will test associations betwe...

New imaging compound might 'see' Alzheimer's earlier

...ral government and private sector partnership that seeks to discover imaging techniques and other biomarkers that, over time, can measure biological changes in the progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease. One component of the initiative will compare PET scans using another compoun...

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