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Travel outside of the US causing increased health risks to Americans

...al infectious disease threats with one of the key topics discussed being the diseases travelers are bringing back to the United States upon returning from vacation or business trips either abroad and/or to tropical regions. Presentations on this topic this week will include: Trends in Trave...

New study on relationship between literacy and understanding of prescription labels

... Additional health literacy expert speakers and topics include: Charles Ganley, MD, Director Division of Over the Counter Products, Food and Drug AdministrationTopic: The Drug Facts labeling rule that mandates specific labeling content and format on OTC drug products and a brief review of studies used ...

Education and the gerontological imagination: GSA's annual meeting to present new research on aging

...ve-day meeting will focus on a wide range of aging topics chosen by leading experts to showcase cutting-edge research in the field. This online schedule demonstrates the scope of the presentations: http://www.agingconference.com/conference_program.cfm . The Society extends an invitation and complimentary ...

Pfizer to fund doctoral study fellowships, seminars in biostatistics at Rutgers

...r said. "I also hope to get ideas for dissertation topics while working with Pfizer statisticians and scientists." Presenting the award to Magyar during a ceremony at Rutgers Friday, Oct. 13, were Frank Caridi, executive director, statistics, at Pfizer Research and Development, and Michael Pazzani, vice pr...

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

...chronic diseases. These are just a handful of the topics being presented at the American Academy of Family Physicians' Annual Scientific Assembly, Sept. 27 Oct. 1, 2006 in our nation's capital. More than 4,000 family physicians will travel to Washington, D.C. to learn about the latest in evidence-based r...

P.A.D. Coalition press briefing

...erts will provide brief overviews on the following topics and will be available for interviews. Moderator: Alan T. Hirsch, MD Chair of the P.A.D. Coalition Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health (Medicine and Radiology) University of Minnesota School of Public Health Director, Abbott Northwes...

Clean water project hit by funding drought

...dren under five'. This goal is one of the keynote topics at the 2006 World Water Congress in Beijing, today, Monday 11 September. The Newcastle project began after a group of postgraduate civil engineering students visited Ghana, Kenya and Malaysia and recognised the huge benefits that sustainable water f...

Health effects of 'functional foods' featured during four-day symposium, Sept. 10-13

...e. More than 50 research papers on these and other topics will be presented during a four-day symposium, "Functional Foods and Health," from Sunday, Sept. 10, through Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the 232nd national meeting of the American Chemical Society. All papers in this symposium, which begins at 8:00 a.m.,...

Public confidence in government drops as 5th anniversary of 9/11 approaches

...can-Americans held far less favorable views on the topics covered, compared to Whites and Latinos. Just 36 percent had confidence in the government to protect them from terrorist attacks, as opposed to 44 percent for Whites and 49 percent for Latinos. Their confidence in government to respond to natural d...

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

...et them for radiation therapy. On Friday, Oct. 6, topics will be anti-aging medicine, geriatric care, and osteopathic medicine in the genomic era, image-guided therapy, and depression in older adults. Traumatic Brain Injury will be addressed both days by such speakers as Ross D. Zafonte, DO, professor an...

Don't rely on cold reason - trust your intuition as well

... How people handle uncertainties in relation to topics including unemployment, pensions, GM foods, health care and nuclear power is the subject of an event to be held at the University of East Anglia on September 7th. Researchers from a number of social science disciplines will present their latest find...

American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting Sept. 6-9

...presentations and more than 100 poster sessions on topics ranging from osteoarthritis and aging to imaging in biomechanics and advances in sports equipment. ...

Consensus reached on new guidelines for ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death

... completes the triad of arrhythmia-based guideline topics cosponsored by the ACC, AHA and ESC. In addition to ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death, management of patients with supraventricular arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation have also been addressed in separate documents. Ventricular arrh...

American College of Physicians to release 'How To Report Statistics in Medicine'

...guidelines, as well as the need to add several new topics and to update a few topics that have changed substantially since the first edition. "How To Report Statistics in Medicine," ...

Experts review current and future approaches to dementia diagnosis

...nosis are discussed in the journal, including such topics as: The frequencies of different types of dementia (about 80% of cases are Alzheimer's) The differences between normal memory impairment in an aging brain and dementia The agreement on the definition of dementia between the American Psychiatri...

New CD-ROM distills HIV/AIDS information for developing world

...rating systems. Its contents cover a wide range of topics about HIV, including natural science, diagnosis and clinical management, transmission and prevention, clinical manifestations, and associated malignancies. "This CD-ROM will be a powerful tool for physicians and other clinicians, particularly in t...

New treatment model for bipolar disorder shows promise

...During the weekly group sessions, nurses discussed topics such as medication side effects and early warning signs for symptoms, which in bipolar disorder range from racing speech, bursts of optimism and impulsive behavior during manic episodes to fatigue, social withdrawal and suicidal thoughts during depre...

NJIT offers new certificate to fight digital and physical terrorism

...computer operations and security protocols. Other topics include main data transmission and storage protection methods via cryptography, ways of identifying, understanding and recovering from attacks against computer systems and more. The course also looks into the role of the US government in security of ...

Groundbreaking studies to be presented at top cancer meeting

... latest cancer advances. The following important topics will be highlighted at the meeting: How innovative technologies are improving treatment for head and neck cancers. New ways of combining chemotherapy, radiation and surgical therapies. The latest advances in diagnosing and treating head and...

Research ethics requirements compromising quality of health research

...by a researcher is minimal. Particularly sensitive topics might justify a different strategy, but ethics committees should presume that opting out is the best approach and that opting in might occasionally need to be used, they write. Certain kinds of research have suffered more than others under the pres...

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