Tag: "statement" at medical news
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative statement on male circumcision
...ational AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) issued this statement
today following a National Institutes of Health (NIH) decision to end two clinical trials of adult male circumcision in Uganda and Kenya. The NIHs Data Safety and Monitoring Board (DSMB), reviewing interim data, found that medically performed circumc...
Congressional action strengthens internal medicine ACP says
...erican College of Physicians (ACP) said today in a statement
of appreciation to lawmakers. ACP told members o...ot test of the patient centered medical home." The statement
also said that ACP looks forward to working with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS...
Mandarin language is music to the brain
...s in pitch dictate the difference between a spoken statement
and question, or in mood, but the meaning of the words does not change. This is different in Mandarin, in which changes in pitch affect the meaning of words. "Most cochlear implant devices lack the ability to register large tonal ranges, which is ...
World-class Biomedical Research Center to be in West London
...sement was received in the Chancellor's pre-budget statement
this week (6 December). Gordon Brown announced tha... into UK Health Research funding, which included a statement
of support for the AHSC model. The Cooksey report states: "Universities and Trusts might follow the ...
Importance of personal health records draws support of American College of Physicians
...the American College of Physicians (ACP). ACPs statement
came in reaction to an announcement made by a group of large employers. Yesterday, the initial group of employers -- Wal-Mart, BP America, Intel, Pitney Bowes, and Applied Materials -- unveiled Dossia, a system the employers say will enable individu...
Sports cheats beware -- new test detects previously undetectable drug
...tant that any test is able to be certain about its statement
that a particular molecule is present in this case synacthen. To confirm that the immunological purification has pulled out synacthen, the protein is then subjected to a further two-stage test chromatography separation and mass spectrometric analys...
American Thoracic Society publishes new statement on hepatotoxicity of antituberculosis therapy
...merican Thoracic Society (ATS) has published a new statement
on the pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of l...B," said Jussi J. Saukkonen, M.D., who chaired the statement
writing committee, which included 12 members of the ATS Assembly on Microbiology, Tuberculosis and P...
Report calls for using heated chemotherapy after colon cancer surgery to optimize patient survival
...tients today, following the release of a consensus statement
by 72 leading oncology surgeons from 14 countries,...Jesus Esquivel, M.D., lead author of the consensus statement
and director of the peritoneal surface malignancy program at St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore. "Th...
Statement released on the assessment of coronary artery disease by computed tomography
In a scientific statement
to be published in the October 17 edition of Circulation and released on-line on October 2nd ( http://circ.ahajournals.org/rapidaccess.shtml ), an American Heart Association writing committee concludes that electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) i...
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs use associated with higher gastrointestinal complications
...cardiology and internal medicine who developed the statement
based on presentations of current scientific knowledge followed by group discussion. The AGA Institute "Consensus Development Conference on the Use of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents" was supported though an unrestricted educational grant fr...
Keep slapping on that sunscreen
...or the Skin Cancer Foundation. "It's a very strong statement
they're making." The take-home message? Reapply regularly....
Schools should take the lead in increasing kids' activity
...al activity during the school day. The scientific statement
"Promoting Physical Activity in Children and Youth... of school walk or bike there. In addition, the statement
notes that only 8 percent of elementary schools, 6.4 percent of middle/junior high schools, and 5.8 ...
Physicians more likely to disclose medical errors that would be apparent to the patient
...n following a medical error, including an explicit statement
that an error has occurred, an apology, information about why the error happened and an explanation of what will be done to prevent future errors. However, less than half of harmful errors may be disclosed to patients, according to background inform...
Mayo Clinic: New recommendations for use of bisphosphonates in treatment of multiple myeloma
... (MM) research team has jointly issued a consensus statement
regarding the use of bisphosphonates to prevent or...nue researching other solutions." This consensus statement
was a multidisciplinary effort, in which the myeloma group worked closely with periodontists and ora...
Two UCSF faculty named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
...50 UCSF nurses are Fellows of the Academy. In a statement
announcing the 2006 inductees, Academy President Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, said, "The Academy is comprised of many of the nation's top nursing executives, policy makers, scholars, researchers, and practitioners. Induction into the Academy ...
CVD patients should be tested for chronic kidney disease
...VD," said Frank C. Brosius III, M.D., chair of the statement
writing group. "The simple, easy-to-do tests are great resources for doctors of CVD patients and can be done along with other tests." Up to 11 percent of adults in the United States are estimated to have CKD (reduced kidney function or kidney dam...
Increased collaboration and awareness critical to managing climate variability and saving lives
...alth; and decision making and policy resulted in a statement
of agreement that captured the spirit of discussion and commitment to enabling their local communities--as well as the wider international community--to increase awareness of climate risk and help translate this awareness into real action. Conferen...
UT Southwestern orthopaedic surgeons first in area to use knee replacements designed for women
...g to the National Institutes of Health's consensus statement
on total knee replacement released in February 2004, the surgery is highly successful and is supported by more than two decades of follow-up data. "It is one of the most successful elective procedures that we perform," said Dr. Bucholz. Each yea...
Chronic middle ear infections linked to resistant biofilm bacteria
...his study makes a definitive, scientifically-based statement
against the use of these drugs to treat children with chronic ear infections. It simply does not help the child and increases the risk of breeding more resistant strains of bacteria," he said. Characterized as either an acute or chronic disease, ot...
Giving African surgeons online health information; cancer in minority groups
...ide development, outlines the campaign's consensus statement
on providing antiretroviral therapy to patients who become infected during a microbicide trial. The campaign's position is that: "People who seroconvert [become HIV positive] during the course of a microbicide trial should be assured access to high ...
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