Tag: "stamp" at medical news
IOM report should end nevirapine controversy, HIVMA says
...ortunate to have such an esteemed group give their stamp
of approval to the study's conduct and findings." Infectious diseases physician and HIVMA board member Kimberly Smith, MD, MPH adds, "IOM also affirmed the high ethical standards of research conducted under NIH's auspices. We hope this report will ...
Pain research using electronic diaries helps identify who responds to 'placebo effect'
...recordings. The electronic system contained a time stamp
when the participants recorded the data, removing some of the uncertainty and inaccuracy that often accompanied pencil-and-paper diaries. Fibromyalgia is a common condition that affects 2 to 4 percent of the U.S. population and is more commonly diag...
Surveys find outright hunger among Latino immigrants in North Carolina
...to the U.S. government's food safety net the food stamp
program." In Forsyth, 15.8 percent of those surveyed reported children had had to go all day without food in the past year and 21.8 percent reported that children were hungry because they couldn't afford more food. And yet the researchers also found ...
The future of federally funded food programs -- Can they also fight obesity?
...a woman being overweight grew the least among food stamp
recipients." Although research suggests that pa...by increasing the purchasing power of WIC and food stamp
dollars that are spent on fruits and vegetables or whole-grain items, while decreasing the purchasin...
Aflac expands decade-long partnership with AACR
...nd research is a part of Aflacs commitment to help stamp
out the disease," said Buffy Swinehart, Aflacs Manager of Philanthropy and Cause Related Marketing. "AACR highlights the best and brightest individuals to help make this possible and we are delighted to continue honoring those scientists who have com...
Childhood obesity intervention shows promising results
...rated with 21 local restaurants to develop the SUS stamp
of approval, which indicates that the restaurant offers healthy menu options. "If this seems like a very large number of activities, it is" says Dr. Economos, "but we believe that it is the sum of these efforts that will guide children to form h...