Tag: "writer" at medical news
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Dec. 6, 2005
...toxin used in this study was Dysport. An editorial writer
says that since physicians do not know exactly how...sts than those who were hospitalized. An editorial writer
says the study affirms that "hospital-at-home care offers worthy net benefits" but does not provide ...
Conference offers new opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration
... their 2005 Communication Awards to John M. Barry, writer
of THE GREAT INFLUENZA; to the Boston Globe's Gareth Cook, for his series on stem cell research; and to Thomas Levenson, producer of NOVA's "ORIGINS: BACK TO THE BEGINNING." The awards recognize excellence in communicating science, engineering, and ...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Nov. 15, 2005, issue
...x virus-2 (HSV-2) (Article, p. 707). An editorial writer
says that while ongoing efforts seek to promote se... highest risk for pulmonary embolism. An editorial writer
says that, however rare, during the last 20 to 30 years pulmonary embolism has become the leading ca...
New book on bipolar disorder targets 12 million affected Americans, families
...olar disorder, and Joe Kraynak, MA, a professional writer
with a close family member diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Bipolar Disorder For Dummies delivers the latest information to help sufferers and loved ones learn about and cope with the disorder. From diagnosis to planning ahead for relapses, Bipolar...
Situation-specific policies can reduce antibiotic resistance in hospital and community care
...rial, information given in an on-line prescription writer
had a positive influence in reducing the number of patients receiving long courses of antibiotics for otitis media (common cause of ear ache in children), although a similar approach to influencing prescribing in streptococcal pharyngitis (sore throa...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 18, 2005
...llows for finer adjustments in dose. An editorial writer
says that the two new treatments provide much-needed options for treating the later stages of diabetes (Editorial, p. 609). However, until development of "precise molecular targets" for type 2 diabetes, lifestyle choices (increasing exercise and redu...
Federal grant to expand MCG pipeline programs for minorities
...tewide collaborative effort." Fort Discovery grant writer
Dave Smith wrote curricula for third- through eighth- graders that focus on science and math. "Our mission at Fort Discovery is to excite kids about math, science, engineering and technology, so this fits perfectly with our mission," Mr. Smith said. ...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, August 2, 2005
...in the second year (Article. p. 174). An editorial writer
says that for many reasons the study cannot help t...the two forms of dialysis (Editorial, p. 229). The writer
also discusses newer technologies for dialysis. A National Health Information Infrastructure Will ...
July/August 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ITER FINDS TIME TO WRITE An experienced physician writer
ponders different strategies for finding time to write. As the author examines how busy people find the time to write, three types of writers are identified: deck clearers, wedgers and schedulers. Making Time to Write? By Lucy M. Candib, M.D. ON ...
What are the roles and responsibilities of the media in disseminating health information?
...ww.mediadoctor.org.au ) Melissa Sweet, freelance writer
in Sydney, Australia, who previously worked at The Sydney Morning Herald Katherine Baverstock, lecturer in Pharmacy and Pharmacology at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, Australia, who is on the Executive Committee of the Australasian Medica...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, June 7, 2005
...e common among the deployed veterans. An editorial writer
says that the four conditions do not constitute a unique syndrome (Editorial, p. 938). But the writer
notes that similar symptoms have been reported "after every armed conflict since the Civil War," and...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 17, 2005
...ted States for treatment of diarrhea. An editorial writer
gives four reasons why the drug should not be pres...n be a good alternative for selected patients, the writer
says, but "rapid and judicious treatment of diarrhea, not antibiotic prophylaxis, is the best recomm...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 3, 2005
...included many more plant-based foods. An editorial writer
says that the study puts diet back as a useful str...a new study finds (Article, p. 734). An editorial writer
agrees but notes that older women with osteopenia or those with previous fractures are at higher ris...
Top AIDS researchers to discuss latest advances on vaccine development for HIV-1 at academy meeting
...e Initiative (IAVI) Patricia Kahn, Freelance AIDS writer
Jeffrey Laurence, Cornell University Weill Medical Center, AmFAR Mitchell Warren will make introductory remarks. Jeffrey Laurence will chair the meeting and lead a panel discussion following the presentations. The NY Academy of Sciences is co-spon...
Child magazine editor addresses region's first annual women's and children's health care conference
...st Children's Hospitals." She is also a freelance writer
for Prevention, Glamour and Self magazines. Child magazine is a national parenting publication with a circulation of more than one million readers. Other speakers at the conference include: Dr. Lolita McDavid, Medical Director of Child Advocacy and ...
2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced
...star Institute Science Journalism Award is science writer
Stephen S. Hall. He won for his article in the May...tional Public Radio; Sue Goetinck Ambrose, science writer
for The Dallas Morning News (and a 2004 winner of the Wistar Award); Jon Palfreman, independent docu...
Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards
...gest news service. After two decades as a science writer
and medical editor of AP's Boston bureau, he was named an AP Special Correspondent, a title given to only a handful of AP reporters. Among his many honors, in 2000 Haney won the first Howard L. Lewis Achievement Award, given by the American Heart As...