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Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine

...s. Yang, who will discuss the work as a featured speaker at a Sept. 21 clinical conference hosted by Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said this is the first study to examine the effects of traditional Taiji intervention on the response to influenza vaccine in older adults. While the Chinese have long bel...

AIUM hosts Third Annual Ultrasound Practice Forum

...rsement on accreditation in ultrasound. Keynote speaker E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, representing the Institute of Medicine, set the stage for the days discussions by defining quality of care and outlining the methodology for its measurement. Dr Reece concluded by noting, It is the responsibility of phy...

Alien soundscapes, crackling jets, stalking volcanoes

...he detailed descriptions in the papers, along with speaker contact information and supplemental visuals and sound files, will enable you to cover many of the meeting's stories. None of the highlighted papers are embargoed, so you are welcome to cover the meeting presentations at any time. During the meeting...

A pioneering system allows autistic children to communicate with their environment

...es as being happy, sad, or tired. SC@UT includes a speaker which transmits the users comments to the listener. Less aggressive Prof. Caas Delgado states that when communication improves, disruptive behaviour in disabled children decreases. Consequently, the use of that display could also diminish aggre...

Sight specialists to shed light on vision loss at UH conference

...s difference," said Dr. Lylas G. Mogk, the keynote speaker for the symposium. "You need to have good light for anything you want to do, not just reading. You need contrast. If you're chopping onions, do it on a black cutting board, and if you're chopping meat, do it on a white cutting board. You need to cut ...

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

...he conference will be a plenary address by keynote speaker and AHRQ Director, Dr. Carolyn Clancy on the challenges and opportunities that the EM community faces in closing the gap between research and practice during a lunchtime presentation. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear perspectives...

Food and drink, and what it says about us

... and cultural behaviour of the time. The keynote speaker at the conference will be Professor Martin Jones of The Department of Archaeology at The University of Cambridge. His latest book Feast: Why Humans Share Food has just been published. In it he uses the latest archaeological methods to show how the hu...

Howe School lecture -- Changing the Management of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, May 3

...consulting. He is a recognized industry leader and speaker in the fields of R&D and life science product development, pharmacovigilance, technology and process optimization in R&D, computer-related system compliance and quality systems. His strong background in drug development, regulatory and industry affai...

Ren receives IADR Young Investigator Award

...national congresses, recently serving as a keynote speaker at the European Orthodontic Society Congress in Vienna. She is also a reviewer for several international journals, including the European Journal of Orthodontics, The Angle Orthodontist, Archives of Oral Biology, and the European Journal of Oral Scie...

Hersh receives IADR Research Award in Pharmacology

...presentations of research abstracts, he has been a speaker in several symposia. He has also organized symposia in conjunction with other IADR research groups, including one on antibiotic prophylaxis for infective endocarditis. He has served in every leadership role of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics, & Toxico...

Lectures, Keynoters, Symposia highlight International Dental Research meeting

...entific Groups have been asked to select a keynote speaker to give an overview of research in that area of expertise. Delegates can benefit from these 30-minute presentations by getting an overall understanding of what is currently being done in other disciplines. Wednesday, March 21 "The Multifun...

Americans fear decline in US performance in math and science

...tors in R&D performance. Bement was the keynote speaker today at a research partners forum, Bridging the Sciences: Investment and Innovation, hosted at the National Press Club by Research!America and Abbott, a leading global healthcare company, where these and other findings were unveiled. Forum panelists...

Emory/Georgia Tech Predictive Health Symposium features national healthcare leaders

...ress on Monday, Dec. 18, followed by distinguished speaker Kri Stefnsson, MD, DrMed, CEO, deCODE Genetics. The two-day event takes place at the Emory Conference Center at 1615 Clifton Rd., adjacent to the Emory University campus. "The Predictive Health Initiative will create a new model of health and heal...

Plastic surgery reflects on its past; Highlights innovations for the future of the specialty

.... (Patients are available for interviews.) Keynote speaker J. Ian Morrison, PhD, internationally known author, consultant and futurist specializing in long-term forecasting on health care, will present "Looking at the Future of Plastic Surgery." Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m., Press Briefing: Plastic Surgeons Repairing...

American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly to convene in Washington, D.C.

...ur health care system. Be inspired by keynote speaker Newt Gingrich, former congressman and speaker of the House, who will discuss the need for a better health system and a renewed focus on research, ...

Marc Levine, M.D., of Penn, wins Eminent Scientist of the Year award from the IRPC

...strointestinal radiology, having participated as a speaker at 106 postgraduate courses and as a Visiting Professor 134 times at institutions around the world. He also has given nine named lectureships and personally organized an international education outreach program in Montevideo, Uruguay in 2003 to educa...

OSA 'Frontiers in Optics' annual meeting celebrates 90th anniversary of innovation in optics

...al Society of America (WOSA) luncheon with keynote speaker Meg Moulton from the National Coalition of Girls' Schools on the state of female science education "Best of Topicals" session highlighting one stand-out paper from each of OSA's 2006 meetings FiO Special Symposia tribute honoring Emmett Leith,...

Plastic Surgery 2006 spotlights the future of plastic surgery

...thor, consultant and futurist, will be the keynote speaker on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m., during Opening Ceremonies at the Moscone Convention Center. Morrison, who specializes in long-term forecasting on healthcare, will examine the history of plastic surgery and discuss the political and economic future...

Nobel Laureate keynote speaker at conference on nanomedicine, geriatric care, brain injury

... Harold Kroto, Nobel Laureate, will be the keynote speaker at the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Third Annual Via Research Recognition Day and Geriatric Update for Continued Medical Education on Oct. 5-6, 2006. Kroto, a professor in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences at the...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, green chemistry breakthroughs

...ts that improve the quality of life. The keynote speaker for the 2006 Heroes awards program is Paul Farmer, Ph.D., M.D., medical anthropologist and physician, who has spent his career treating the poor. Following are descriptions of the companies' products and achievements, followed by the names of the 24 ...

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(Date:10/19/2014)... in India over the last 30 years contributed ... growth during that time, according to a new ... Change ., "Energy access is fundamental to development: ... including education, communication, and health," says IIASA researcher ... increased energy access is widely agreed to be ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... – Accurate knowledge regarding Ebola is critical and pertinent ... of hazardous global outbreak and epidemic. The Journal, ... a special issue, Ebola Virus and Public Health, to ... knowledge in this critical societal moment. , On ... Ebola for Clinicians . The primer was prepared by ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... war on the human body. Battles are won, ... pancreatic cancer, this stalemate—known as tumor dormancy—can last ... a phenomena that is poorly understood. , ... of Salvatore Torquato, a Professor of Chemistry at ... tumor dormancy and the switch to a malignant ...
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