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Clinton Foundation joins efforts in the fight against AIDS in Ukraine

...ess to rapid testing, improve laboratory capacity, train and mentor health care workers, introduce HIV treatment/substitution therapy and to improve drug procurement processes. The program will also work nationally in Ukraine to expand HIV testing legislation, develop rapid HIV test guidelines, register m...

Do patients in teaching hospitals get better care?

...he continuing debate on the most effective ways to train doctors, while at the same time providing the best possible care for patients....

Unique laboratory could make pavements more user-friendly

... the need to step up, across or down from a bus or train to a platform, for example. This will help in the design of pedestrian spaces and transport interchanges. "There's enormous scope to improve the design of pedestrian environments so that people can move around them more efficiently, while minimisin...

Unique results from Swedish study of HIV vaccine

...he Swedish results on African subjects and to help train Tanzanians to carry out parts of the study, including sophisticated laboratory examinations, on site. The project is being led by KI professors Gunnel Biberfeld and Britta Wahren at the SMI and Eric Sandstrm at Karolinska University Hospital. ...

Preoperative brain mapping alters tumor surgery

...he entire procedure, including the time it took to train patients and acquire the images, took less than one hour. The neurosurgeons who referred the patients for fMRI were given questionnaires to answer before and after fMRI to determine what effects, if any, the fMRI results had on their treatment plan...

Venous thrombosis after travel

...raveling for more than 4 hours by air, car, bus or train is associated with an increased risk of venous thrombosis. In a large study (the MEGA study) of nearly 2000 people with a first thrombosis in the Netherlands, Dr Suzanne Cannegieter and colleagues from the Leiden University Medical Center looked at t...

Rare, historic medical cartoons to be featured in film series

...e used motion pictures to advance medical science, train doctors and nurses, and educate the public. A selection of films will be shown from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 25 and 26 in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C. "The Cartoon Medicine Show: ...

Ph.D. students get clinical training, focus on translational research

...nded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to train four students a year. Of 35 students currently enrolled in the program, six have been supported by the training grant and nine have been awarded individual fellowships from the NIH or other organizations. This program focused on translational resea...

NHLBI offers complete guide to physical activity for a healthy heart

...vigorous pace. When you travel, walk around the train station, bus station, or airport rather than sitting and waiting. In addition to providing information on protecting your heart, the guide also addresses the many other benefits of regular physical activity like burning extra calories, building s...

UCLA leads national effort to address New Orleans' mental health needs

... levels of resiliency. Mays expects the project to train at least 500 mental health providers, 50 clergy an...orkshops will be videotaped so they can be used to train additional providers in the future, Mays said. ...

Montefiore and Einstein receive $2-million grant from Donald W. Reynolds Foundation

... Montefiore Medical Center to develop a program to train doctors in caring for the elderly. The initiative, known as the GeriEd Program, will contain both educational and clinical components. The project is funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation of Las Vegas. "Almost all physicians will be caring ...

Mount Sinai Global Health Center receives $1M grant

... about diseases common to the developing world and train them with the skills needed to practice in underse...bal health, says Dr. Ripp. "Residents usually only train within the confines of their specialty but this award will help further their curiosity and interest...

With cochlear implants, earlier use leads to better speech

...ng a testing session that involved play with a toy train set. In contrast, a child of the same age who had a cochlear implant 31 months earlier made more sophisticated statements: "OK, now the people goes to stand there with that noise and now -- Woo! Woo!" and "OK, the train's coming to get the animals a...

Rice wins $2.2M for undergrad global health program

...school students, as well as a mentoring program to train junior faculty and future science and engineering faculty to teach from an integrated, inquiry-based curriculum....

Pauletta and Denzel Washington to present Cedars-Sinai neuroscience scholarships June 7

...ies into treatments. We believe it is important to train the next generation of life scientists and are pleased to be joined by Pauletta and Denzel and their family in this endeavor," he said. "Scientific research is extremely rewarding, but it is not likely to bring instant wealth or sudden prestige," Bl...

News tips from The Journal of Neuroscience

...nly by slowly releasing vesicles. It took a 300 Hz train to deplete both vesicle populations. 2. Stroke Re...ments; otherwise, life would consist of an endless train of blurry images each time we moved or the world around us moved. This visual suppression process mu...

Healthy human immune system cells can respond to HIV-1

...eins before they are infected with the virus might train their immune system to respond to the virus and prevent them from developing AIDS. The study was conducted by Pedro Reche and Derin Keskin from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA and other colleagues from Dana-Farber and Harvard Medical Sc...

The Lancet Neonatal Series at one year of age has anything changed?

...king plans operational for example India needs to train around 300,000 new community health workers to implement their action plan. While 99% of newborn deaths are in the developing world, less than 1% of the information published on neonatal care relates to low resource settings. A number of important st...

Pediatricians don't often refer patients to community resources for childhood aggression

... of violence later in life," Barkin said. "We must train pediatricians to identify aggression early and use the resources in their local communities, such as parenting classes and Boys and Girls Clubs." In a recent study of 1,100 parents nationwide with children ages two to 11, 12 percent said they worry t...

Training on virtual 'patient' improves carotid angiography skills

...at we are seeing is a paradigm shift in the way we train physicians in procedural-based medicine, from looking over the shoulder of a doctor working on a real patient to where we are going to be able to measure the trainee's learning curve in a virtual environment and a 'patient-safe' environment, and make...

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