Tag: "support" at medical news
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...he bulk of their aid from cash payments to in-kind support
such as food or housing assistance. ...
Test project of patient-centered medical home model endorsed by American College of Physicians
... implemented with the financial and administrative support
of a private health plan. The innovative model is ...ayment and other practice-level assistance to help support
that environment. The pilot project will focus on six small and mid-size physician practices, each...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...djust their speech, eye gaze and social signals to support
language acquisition. Watching attention-getting DVDs and TV may not be an even swap for warm social human interaction at this very young age. Old kids may be different, but the youngest babies seem to learn language best from people, Meltzoff said...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
...o decrease as the summer progresses. The results support
previous studies linking heat waves with increased death rates, especially amongst the elderly. However this is the first investigation into whether heat wave intensity and duration have any effects on general health. Many heat-related diseases may...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...ss energy and not be able to provide the emotional support
an overweight child needs or help organize play dates and exercise activities, Janicke said. Looking at how parents are doing themselves, how they are doing socially and emotionally and how they are coping with the stresses in their lives, is reall...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...ear future," said Beck. The $880,000 in federal support
was secured with the assistance of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis. "This grant is a practical expression of the need to recognize, utilize and enhance the resources of the public health sector to counteract terrorism and to address the multiplicity of healt...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
...e from McDonalds. These results add evidence to support
recommendations to regulate or ban advertising or marketing of high-calorie, low-nutrient foods and beverages, or all marketing, that is directed to young children, the authors write. Our findings also suggest a need for research on marketing in gene...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...ion effectiveness and generate even greater policy support
for quality preschool. Some will argue that the quasi-experimental evidence on quality components is so strong that we dont need randomized controlled trials to sort out these details; but with the quality of currently funded preschool programs so ...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
... We are hoping that everyone will get on board and support
this importantground breaking research. We are asking everyone who receives a questionnaire to complete and return it. Its veryimportant that as many people participate in this survey as possible, even if they dont haverespiratory problems. Indeed, w...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...spital which is doing something better than us or support
one that isnt" And of course if its done on a peer-to-peer basis people are going to be much more receptive. Key findings The National Inquiry into Management and Medicine states: The NHS is obsessed with money not with clinical care. This repo...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...ournal of the American Heart Association. Our data support
early initiation of statin therapy in FH children, which might yield a larger benefit in the prevention of atherosclerosis later in life, said Barbara A. Hutten, Ph.D., senior author of the study. In our opinion, physicians should consider statin tr...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
... many candidate patients as possible. Our findings support
the incorporation of a measure of reperfusion use into national quality improvement efforts, they write. An American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task force has endorsed this same idea. In the meantime, the study results again p...
European heat waves double in length since 1880
... hot days. "These findings provide observational support
to climate modeling studies showing that European summer temperatures are particularly sensitive to global warming," Della-Marta said. "Due to complex reactions between the summer atmosphere and the land, the variability of summer temperatures is exp...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...ar. The new detection techniques, developed with support
from the National Science Foundation (NSF), produc...lts build upon prior studies with colon cancer and support
the "field effect" hypothesis that suggests initial cancer stages, even pre-cancerous lesions, can c...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...ch projects in biomedicine. We are very pleased to support
this group of Young Scholars who clearly exhibit e...stitution receives an award of up to $1 million to support
the scientists research activities for a period of up to five years, as well as to enable the instit...
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
...several key reform measures: more than half (56%) support
the creation of a new public-private entity to coo...are providers within 5 or 10 years; half (51%) support
financial incentives for physicians and hospitals to provide high quality care; 59% of responden...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...d 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 exploitation. The competition ...
Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan
... in the nations health care system, had bipartisan support
or were unique and innovative. The executive summ...U.S. Health System Performance: the health systems support
of healthy lives; health care quality, including the provision of effective care as well as safe, co...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...den dollars, the official Second Life currency) to support
cancer research and programs. The Societys virt...y we have existing peer-to-peer Second Life cancer support
groups coming to us to use the facility and our resources. We are certain that going forward the com...
New grant fulfills wish of late Baltimore Orioles team photographer
... the JW Fund, established by the Wachter family to support
the American Cancer Society in its efforts to battle Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare but deadly cancer. After serving as the Orioles team photographer for 36 years, Jerry Wachter died of MCC in 2005. MCC is linked to sun exposure and age. While other t...
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