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WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

...advising against necessary travel there. The WHO designation is routine for transmission of new cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, and a spokesman for the U.N. agency said Toronto was nowhere near another WHO warning against travel to the city. Elsewhere, the number of new cases reported in China was...

Obesity More Likely to Cause Disability than Death in Elderly

...entative survey of adults of age 70 and older. The designation “obesity” was based on calculations of body mass index, which is calculated from self-reports of height and weight. Analyzing the effect of obesity on the elderly and defining “active life” as having no difficulty in performing any functions necessar...

Zactima Receives Fast Track Designation By The FDA

...product of AstraZeneca has been granted fast track designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drug also received the orphan drug designation // recently for treatment of anaplastic, medullary, follicular, locally advanced and metastatic medu...

Medical Center to Test Methods of Improving Cardiac Arrest, Trauma Survival

...las Center for Resuscitation Research. "This NIH designation not only is a great honor that places the Dallas a...urrently have a grim prognosis, this unprecedented designation and support from the federal government is not only an honor, but a true opportunity to immediately ...

Rush of honor for Rush University – Magnet Status for Excellence in Nursin

...ospitals in the United States have received Magnet designation twice. Hospitals that receive Magnet status are...reased nurse retention rates. "Receiving Magnet designation again is a testament that our nursing staff continues to provide the very best care to our patients,...

Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

...ociety for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS).// This new designation recognizes the safety, efficiency and overall posi...M. Herron, MD, FACS couldn’t be prouder of the new designation for the hospital and the hard work of his entire surgical team. “The Mount Sinai Medical Center staf...

AMA Backs Advance Care Planning by Patients

...e use by patients of advance directives and/or the designation of a surrogate decision-maker, such as an Enduring Power of Attorney. “We encourage patients to consider and discuss their current goals and values around health care with their doctor and family members. “Advance care planning can be part of a h...

NewYork-Presbyterian Receives Highest Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery

... Network (BSCN) hospital with the highest possible designation (1A),// in recognition of the Hospital's ability t...er patients the best care available. The top-level designation is a first for New York state and one of only seven nationwide. An estimated 30 percent of U.S. adu...

New Survey List Out Cities That Take Sun Protection Seriously

...s ranked last of the 32 cities polled, earning the designation of the least sun-smart city and demonstrating the need for increased efforts to educate residents on the dangers of sun exposure. In this case, only 21 percent of Chicagoans received As and Bs on their tanning and sun protection knowledge, attitudes ...

Avicena to Advance Huntington's Disease Clinical Program into Phase III

...ment of Huntington's disease (HD) with orphan drug designation in the U.S. Avicena has recently completed a Phase II clinical study of HD-02 led by Dr. Steven Hersch of Massachusetts General Hospital. Results from this study, which were published in the January 24, 2006 issue of Neurology, showed that HD-02 re...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

...s precisely in treatment of such rare diseases the designation of orphan drug helps. In the US an orphan drug is any drug developed under the Orphan Drug Act of January 1983 ("ODA"), a federal law concerning rare diseases ( or orphan diseases"), defined as diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the ...

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