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Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates

...verall ranking score and is based on cardiologists opinions of hospitals that provide the best treatment, the authors speculate. Citations by cardiologists likely favor tertiary centers with strong subspecialty care for the most critically ill patients while not necessarily reflecting the perceived care fo...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

...ertise of AKUH for specialist consultation, second opinions and treatment input, resulting in speedier diagnosis and treatment and better outcomes for patients," said Kate Rowlands, General Director, FMIC. "As the project expands to Afghanistan's regional hospitals, patients across the nation, regardless of t...

Outdoor Alcohol Ads Boost Urge to Drink in Young Teens

...adius of 63 Chicago schools and compared students' opinions on drinking when they were in sixth grade and again two years later. They found that the more ads for alcohol there were in a neighbourhood, the more students were interested in drinking alcohol. What's more, is the fact that the majority of the...

Ulcerative Colitis Disrupts Many Aspects of Daily Life: Survey

...carcity of data relating to patient experience and opinions of UC and its treatment, so I hope these findings will help bring this disease to the forefront and assist the ulcerative colitis community in identifying areas to focus our efforts." "Like many other chronic diseases, there's no medical cure for u...

Teenage Self Confidence Can Translate Later into Material Wealth

... bank account, the study found. People with high opinions of themselves as teenagers and young adults drew bigger salaries in middle age than their less confident counterparts, and the gap was widest for those from privileged backgrounds. Timothy Judge, a UF management professor who did the study with gra...

Repetition Is Like Chanting The More It is Heard the More You Believe It

...ave almost as much influence as exposure to shared opinions from multiple people. This finding shows that ...n control group, single opinion group and repeated opinions group). Participants in the three-person control group read three opinion statements each made by...

Most Parents in U.S. Not in Favor of HPV Vaccine Mandates

..., there were no significant differences in parents opinions on state mandate for HPV vaccination when comparing parents in states with mandates or pending legislation, and those in states with no mandates or pending legislation. For the 25 states including D.C. with existing mandates or pending legislation, 4...

No Foul Play, Woolmer Died of Naural Causes, Say Jamaican Police

...told a news conference that three different expert opinions had concluded that the original pathologist report of death by manual asphyxiation was wrong. He also said that toxicology tests had now been received and that they showed there was no substance to indicate poisoning. "The police have now closed th...

UCSF Brain Tumor Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results

...very day. I would urge patients to seek out second opinions and investigate clinical trials. I can tell you I am so glad I did.” “Our goal is to change the management of recurrent glioma from a life threatening disease, in which survival rates are typically 25 to 26 weeks, into a chronic disease with extend...

Canadian University Students Vote Against Coca-Cola

...pport the campaign. "Students have voiced their opinions loudly and clearly. We want ethical choices on this campus. We are breaking our brand loyalty to Coca-Cola and standing up for human rights and the environment in India and Colombia," said Becky Wallace of the central student association at the Unive...

Emergency Department Strain As Ice Problems Grows

...ustralian Medical Association. The statements or opinions that are expressed in the MJA reflect the views of the authors and do not represent the official policy of the AMA unless that is so stated.CONTACT: Professor Louisa Degenhardt 02 9385 0230Dr Suzanne Gray 0408 445 574Dr Gordian Fulde 0419 718 328Kyli...

Guiding Hand For Junior Doctors

...rs can be viewed atwww.mja.com.auThe statements or opinions that are expressed in the MJA reflect the views of the authors and do not represent the official policy of the AMA unless that is so stated. CONTACT: Dr Ian Graham 0418 342 417Kylie Walker, AMA Public Affairs 6270 5471 / 0405 229 152 Source-AMA...

Obese Heart Patients At Greater Risk

...e viewed online at www.mja.com.auThe statements or opinions that are expressed in the MJA reflect the views of the authors and do not represent the official policy of the AMA unless that is so stated.CONTACT: Dr Cheng-Hon Yap 03 9288 2211 / 0402 015 001Kylie Walker, AMA Public Affairs 02 62760 5471 / 0405 229...

EU Considers Allowing Cloned Meat, Milk on Market

...U's food chain. The Commission made the request of opinions both from EFSA and the European Group of Ethics. Animal cloning issues cut across different EFSA scientific panels, the agency said. At present in Europe cloning is not a commercial practice and there is no specific regulation on the authorisatio...

Ex-workers Ask HLL to Accept Liability for Mercury Deaths

...s extremely serious in nature. There can be no two opinions that remediation and rehabilitation of the natural environment and of workers and others are both urgently required..." Source-IANS...

The Outbreak of Influenza is Now Predicted

...es and related phenomena by aggregating the expert opinions of health care providers," said Dr. Polgreen. Source-Eurekalert KOM...

You are Slim.. But are You Sure You are Healthy?

...ho are fat, since they are not deceptive. Expert opinions : Professor Jimmy Bell, at the Medical Research Council's centre, Imperial College, London is the head of the molecular imaging group. He said that Mr. Schwartz had high amounts of fat around his abdomen, and also around his organs and muscles. Thi...

Alcohol Abuse Must be solved with Action

... matters, Mr Kerr said they would be sharing their opinions with Westminster. SHAAP, formed by the Scottish Intercollegiate Group on Alcohol, will also consider tax and pricing issues. The Executive has its own group - the Scottish Ministerial Advisory Committee on Alcohol Problems - while charities such as...

Videoconferencing, an impetus to Pediatric Oncology

...ialized countries for educational purposes, second opinions and quality assurance in a number of fields, but there are few reports of its impact in developing countries. Led by Ibrahim Qaddoumi of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman, Jordan, and Eric Bouffet of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto,...

New version of Good Medical Practice

...t about the need for doctors to consider patients' opinions and perspectives. The attitudes that were around with my senior colleagues 30 years ago are now thought to be very passe and out of date. The reason it has changed is because doctors want to change. "Instead of having fashionable charters and missi...

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