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Survey finds care for Europe's adults with congenital heart disease is inadequate

...s. Most healthcare professionals in the ACHD field train on the job and few universities organise formal education in this field. There was not the money to be made in ACHD as there was in interventional cardiology. Patients were not always referred to the most appropriate settings, thus limiting opportuni...

Penn School of Medicine awarded nearly $1 million for African AIDS program

...viding Infectious Diseases faculty to instruct and train local providers on the management of HIV-infected patients and on the proper use of the antiretroviral drugs. In January 2004, the Penn-Botswana expanded when Penn physicians assumed leadership roles by becoming responsible for one of six inpatient ...

NFL team physicians to host conference on football injury prevention and conditioning

...sudden cardiac death on the field? How do players train differently in-season vs. off-season? These and other topics will be discussed at the conference, "Sports Medicine and Football: The 2006 Perspective," to be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, FL, May 11-13, 2006. Media att...

A virtual healthcare assistant for a healthier lifestyle

...rs are developing a virtual reality environment to train people to use the system and to educate them about healthy living. In forthcoming trials, questionnaires compiled with doctors asking them not just about their health but also lifestyle factors will be employed to draw up personal profiles. Medical k...

OHSU brings relief to 'suicide disease' sufferers

...o the network, and a genetic algorithm was used to train the program. The network correctly diagnosed most of the patients. It also correctly diagnosed trigeminal neuralgia Type 1 with 84 percent sensitivity and 83 percent specificity among another 43 new patients who used the network before their clinic d...

Aha! Favors the prepared mind

...olvers could use cognitive control to switch their train of thought when stuck on a problem, or possibly to suppress irrelevant thoughts, such as those related to the previous problem." In contrast, preparation that led to more methodical solutions involved increased neural activity in the visual cortex a...

UPMC joins Italian government to create $398 million biomedical research center in Sicily

...rations of the center and its scientific programs, train researchers and staff and help to attract research funding and private investors to support rapid commercialization of the discoveries made there. "The benefits of this partnership will reach far beyond Italy. The scientific breakthroughs made here w...

Vol. 42, No. 5 JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury and prosthetics

...repetitive vibratory stimulation may be a means to train a spinal pattern generator and improve genital sexual arousal post-SCI. Heart rate as a predictor of energy expenditure in people with spinal cord injury, pg. 617 Accurate estimates of energy expenditure for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) are ...

Efficiency, not more doctors, is the prescription for aging population

... efficient practice styles would avert the need to train additional physicians. "Spending millions of dollars annually to expand our capacity to train physicians will not only create an oversupply, but will also divert health care dollars from care th...

Tomorrow's medical researchers to be nurtured in Manchester

...ellowships (ACFs), as part of a flagship scheme to train the medical researchers of the future. A report for the DH asserted last October that the country's future health and wellbeing depended on investing in young medical and dental professionals; providing flexible training programmes to allow them to c...

Fighting the battle against disease - Leeds researchers take on the world

...r TB diagnosis and care guidelines will be used to train 11,000 doctors. COMDIS will take a 'cross-cutting' approach to develop similar systems for different diseases across different countries - for example, they will apply their experience in TB to HIV care, effectively delivering anti-retroviral treatme...

Case School of Engineering professor applies virtual reality to train brain and heart surgeons

...s his way, simulation technology at Case will also train the world's brain and heart surgeons. "Simulation is a popular training tool because it reduces the learning time and allows students to learn independently," said Cavusoglu, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at t...

SNM awards $30,000 for 2006 visiting physician/scientist grants

... to spend one to two weeks to lecture, consult and train at one or more institutions/organizations in China or India. "International collaboration such as this benefits the entire molecular and nuclear imaging community as we work together to advance patient care around the globe," said SNM President Peter...

Florida Tech funding increases for Alzheimer's care technology

...nd community volunteers. The team will recruit and train participants and validate the use and acceptance of the technology....

NYU medical experts analyze subway injuries

...arms or legs, the limbs were either severed by the train itself or were so mangled that they could not be repaired by a team of vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons, and plastic surgeons. Because of their expertise in dealing with trauma and in performing microvascular surgery on severed limbs, Bellevue sees ...

Massage for childbirth prep may reduce episiotomy rate

...que in the last four or five weeks of pregnancy to train the lower genital tract for childbirth. During perineal massage a women kneads the tissue below the vagina to prepare the tissue to expand more easily during birth. There was a 15 percent reduction in episiotomies among the women who practiced perine...

Tufts University receives federal grant to address occupational risks among immigrants

... solvents and cleaning agents, the study team will train youth educators who will teach immigrant workers a... facilitates long-term solutions," he said. "As we train the community-based immigrant family members to perform research in their community and give workers...

Adults with lazy eye can improve

...of the Dornsife Neuroscience Imaging Center. "You train on one of these gabors, you can generalize this to a whole bunch of different gabors, and also generalize this to an eye chart. That makes it [the training] useful," Lu said. Normal subjects who received the same training did not show a general impro...

Gender plays role in religious sensitivity for medical students

...al assessment into patient interviews, was used to train the future physicians in spiritual and religious s...t to find out," said Dr. Miller. "We are trying to train students to be nonjudgmental and supportive physicians. Increased spiritual and religious sensitivit...

A pocketful of help for Alzheimer's sufferers and caregivers

...nd community volunteers. The team will recruit and train participants and validate the use and acceptance of the technology. ...

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