Tag: "statement" at medical news
ESC recommends interdisciplinary collaboration in non-invasive imaging
...ociety of Cardiology (ESC). The paper is a joint statement
from the Presidents and Chairmen of several specia...for European Paediatric Cardiology. Uniquely, the statement
is being published simultaneously by three specialist medical journals the European Heart Journal, ...
Sudden infant death syndrome: Reducing the risk
...present the main components of the new SIDS policy statement
from the American Academy of Pediatrics....
Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
...lution. The resulting final declaration, a concise statement
of scientific consensus, is expected to figure prominently in future discussions and debates around the world as governments, industries and citizens address the widespread problem of mercury in the environment. The declaration, like the conference i...
Noisy classroom? Avoid sound-amplification systems, scientific society says
...stical Society of America (ASA)has issued a policy statement
entitled "Acoustical Society of AmericaPosition on...tion systems have many valid uses inschools, ASA's statement
urges the use of American National StandardInstitute (ANSI) S12.60-2002 (American National Standard ...
NIH holds state-of-the-science conference on tobacco use, June 12-14
...and control of tobacco use. The panel will issue a statement
of its findings on the final day of the conference...' presentations, open discussions, and the panel's statement
will focus on these questions: 1. What are the effective population- and community-based interventi...
Women leaders call for global action on osteoporosis
...ine Pasek, one of the speakers at the event, whose statement
reflected the tone of the gathering. See IOF website for complete texts from all the speakers: http://www.osteofound.org/wco/2006/media_centre.php . The women, who come from the fields of public service, journalism, medicine, fashion and the arts, p...
ASCO and ESMO announce Consensus Statement on Quality Cancer Care
...r Care for patients across the globe. The 10-point statement
outlines goals to provide access to and continuity...for evaluating quality cancer care." The consensus statement
highlights the following goals for a quality cancer care system: Access to information: Patients s...
Patients have high expectations about screening mammography
...also found that 20.6% of the women agreed with the statement
'mammograms detect all breast cancers' and 11.4% were neutral about this statement. "Women have high expectations of mammography because patients in general (not specifically women), tend to have a view of all medical tests being yes or no, 'positive...
Study assesses relationship between conflicts of interest and voting patterns at FDA meetings
...e beginning of the advisory committee meeting in a statement
read aloud by the committee executive secretary." In this study, Peter Lurie, M.D., M.P.H., from Public Citizen's Health Research Group, Washington, D.C., and colleagues, collected data from January 1, 2001, to December 31, 2004 by analyzing agendas ...
Congenital rubella syndrome nearly eradicated in the US
...ically been eliminated in the U.S., according to a statement
published in the April 2006 issue of Birth Defects...ociety, and the Behavioral Toxicology Society, the statement
notes that rubella is no longer an endemic disease in this country and congenital rubella syndrome "...
IAMP expresses support for Disease Control Priorities Project
...ere' could soon become diseases over 'here'." In a statement
issued at the conclusion of its General Assembly, ...bers also gave their unanimous support to a second statement
outlining the organization's programmatic agenda for the next three years. They agreed to continue t...
Using HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer
...t, in those who test positive initially. A recent statement
from the International Agency for Research on Canc... Advisory Committee has recently accepted the IARC statement
and agreed that the HPV test could be used by the national screening program. "These statements shou...
Panel finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against maternal-request Caesarean delivery
...ull text of the panel's draft state-of-the-science statement
will be available late today at http://consensus.nih.gov . The final version will be available at the same Web address in three to four weeks. Statements from past conferences and additional information about the NIH Consensus Development Program ...
Friedman addresses UN-sponsored African workshop on E-Governance
...g on ambitious ICT investments," reads the mission statement
of the conference. "Although efforts have been mad...ple enabling capabilities when properly used," the statement
continues. "The workshop on e-governance for enhanced service delivery in the context of a capacity ...
Disclosure of physicians' financial incentives may increase trust, loyalty among their patients
...f the 2,352 patients who had received a disclosure statement
and 1,277 of the 2,398 patients who did not receive a statement
responded to the survey; in Los Angeles, responses were received from 533 of 1,449 patients who had ...
NIH holds state-of-the-science conference: Caesarean Delivery on Maternal Request, March 27-29, 2006
...delivery) on March 27 -29. The panel will issue a statement
of its findings on the final dayand will hold a press conference at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29.Convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of MedicalApplications of Research (OMAR), this 2.5 day conference is free andopen to memb...
Curtin medal recognises epilepsy researcher
...sor Ian Frazer, the 2006 Australian of the Year. A statement
from the Curtin Medal awards committee said Professor Berkovic was an internationally renowned neurologist and clinical researcher with strong collaborative links to basic scientists. Professor Berkovic and his teams' clinical and molecular insights ...
Study finds dentists in research network do not discriminate
... from nine research projects and one public policy statement
that Case's dental faculty and students will present during the annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Research and the American Dental Education Association in Orlando, Fla., March 8-11 based on research being done with practicing dent...
Evidence lacking for 'inflatable-pants' heart failure therapy
...gly that we have met any reasonable standard," the statement
said. In ECP, patients wear a set of balloon-like pants programmed to inflate in sequence with the heart beat. Pneumatic cuffs fit snugly around the legs and thighs and are designed to force oxygen-rich blood to the top half of the body to fuel the h...
New position stand issued on the female athlete triad
...rdered eating and low bone mass. The new position statement
from the Olympic Committee comes right as we move into the winter Olympics and provides an important reminder about the health of female athletes....
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