How to turn conflict into collaboration when patients and physicians disagree
PHILADELPHIA, May 4, 2009 -- In an era when people are more informed about their care and more assertive with their physicians, an impasse can develop over issues as simple as a patient insisting on unnecessary tests or medications or as complicated as end-of-life care.
To help better prepare p...
Statement by Christine K. Cassel, MD, President and CEO of the ABIM Foundation on the Institute of Medicine Report: Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice
PHILADELPHIA, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The ABIM Foundation both lauds and supports the Institute of Medicine's report, Conflict
of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice . The recommendations will be critical to protecting the integrity of professional judgment and pre...
Lutheran World Relief Responds to Escalating Conflict in Sri Lanka
BALTIMORE, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of people displaced by fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
in Sri Lanka continues to esca...
2 Studies Conflict Over Value of Prostate Cancer Screening
Doctors acknowledge that the PSA test is a far from perfect tool
WEDNESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies offer conflicting views on the value of screening men with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to check for prostate cancer.
But at least one leading oncologis...
Bauer Notes Conflict Between Life and Death in Obama's Executive Orders
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer on Friday called it "sad and infuriating" that in the same week in which President Obama issued an executive order extending freedom to murderers he issued death warrants to innocent unborn children overseas. ...
Humanitarian Needs From Georgia Conflict Still Growing, World Vision Warns
-- World Vision beginning assistance in North Ossetia, expands aid in
-- Agency's Child-Friendly Spaces will provide safe place for children
to play, learn, heal
-- "Bullets were flying around like hail," young mother tells World
TBILISI, Georgia, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire...
May 2008 issue on conflict and crisis settings: Promoting sexual and reproductive rights
Amsterdam, 24 June 2008 - Elsevier announced today Reproductive Health Matters ' May 2008 issue on the theme of "Conflict and Crisis Settings: Promoting Sexual and Reproductive rights". Under conditions of global economic and ecological crisis as well as rampant militarism, growing numbers of ref...
Mother-Child Bond Affects Quality of Conflict Resolution
Security determined outcome of 'terrible 2s' battles but not frequency, study suggests
THURSDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- The way mothers and their 2-year-olds relate to each other affects the quality -- but not the frequency -- of conflict
during the "terrible twos." And a child's...
The conflict of reward in depression
In Love and Death, Woody Allen wrote: To love is to sufferTo be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer. The paradoxical merging of happiness and suffering can be a feature of depression. Biological Psychiatry, on April 1st, is publishing a new study of regional brain activity using fu...
Relatives who decline organ donations face conflict and guilt
Family members are sometimes unable to carry out their relatives wish to donate organs when they die, because of conflicting feelings between making a gift of life and protecting the body of the deceased, according to research in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Researchers from the Univ...
Conflict in Medical Technology
New Conflict of Interest Violations Revealed at California Stem Cell Institute
Tainted Research Grant Applications Must Be Rejected, Consumer
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More apparent
conflict of interest violations in applications for research grants in
California's $6 billion stem cell program were revealed today and the
GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip
... to focus attention during her visit on preventing conflict
and violence, including gender-based violence, on ... torture in Democratic Republic of the Congo since conflict
there began in 1998.
Liberia has a culture ...sexual violence that is a carry-over from years of conflict
South Africa has one of the highest ...
First Year Results of the AXA Research Fund: Over Euro 13 Million Allocated for Research in 2008
...of the impact and dynamics of marine aliens in the context of climate change (Queen's University Belfast)
Project dedicated to assessing civil conflict
risks (Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona)
Project entitled A structural approach to inflation and term structure (EDHEC Business School of Li...
Device Blocking Stomach Nerve Signals Shows Promise in Obesity
... in the development and
preclinical testing of the device, the initial clinical research was
conducted elsewhere to avoid having results affected by a conflict
interest. The participating centers for the initial study were Flinders
Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia; Instituto National de la Nutricion
Clinical Trial Participation Unaffected by Disclosure of Investigator's Financial Stake, Food and Drug Law Journal Article Finds
...sultant, or that he was an employee and a patent holder. The study found
that the willingness to participate was not affected by these three
of interest disclosures. The study did find that
students who rated the investigator as more trustworthy were more likely to
agree to participate, but...
Genomic Health Announces Eight Oncotype DX(R) Studies to Be Presented at 30th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
...er presentation: "Prospective multi-center study of the impact of the 21-gene Recurrence Score assay on patient satisfaction, anxiety and decisional conflict
for adjuvant breast cancer treatment selection. "Presenter: Patricia B. Mumby, Ph.D.
Friday, Dec. 14, 7 to 9 a.m. Abstract #2061 Poster presenta...
Interview of the Vice President
...ce. There have been other elements involved -- we've had
some Shia-on-Sunni conflict
and so forth -- but a lot of that was
stimulated by al Qaeda. Zarqawi goes ...hink national boundaries play into that? The fact
of the matter is, in this conflict
national boundaries don't have the kind
of significance they might have had...
Preclinical Studies Identify Novel Approach for Enhancing the
Anticancer Activity of Introgen's INGN 241
...search agreements. The University of Texas Board of Regents owns
stock in Introgen. These arrangements are managed in accordance
with M. D. Anderson's conflict
of interest policies.
Statements in this release that are not strictly historical may
be "forward-looking" statements, including those relating to
Newly Published Data from Large Study Support Cardiovascular Safety
of Avandia (Rosiglitazone Maleate)
...rable to the most commonly used type 2 diabetes
treatments – as evidenced in long-term prospective trials,
such as ADOPT and DREAM. The findings conflict
with a hypothesis
generated by the recently published meta-analysis in the New
England Journal of Medicine that raised concerns regarding ischemic
Remarks by President Bush on Stem Cell Veto and Executive Order
...ly that these exciting advances continue to unfold.
Technical innovation in this difficult area is opening up new
possibilities for progress without conflict
or ethical controversy.
So I invite policymakers and scientists to come together to speed
our nation toward the destination we all seek -- where medic...
Conflict in Medical Products
NUVO Surgical Light - Double Light Head
Description:...he dual light heads rotate freely about the surgical field with total stability, providing unlimited positioning. Engineered construction prevents any conflict
between the lights. For procedures ranging from minimally invasive through trauma to cardiovascular the dual light delivers the intensity and pattern ...
High Dose Rate (HDR) Treatment System
Features:...n Stepper, as well as other major stepping devices Template grid contains the nomenclature of your ultrasound system Universal HDR Template eliminates conflict
with needle hubs Allows More Accurate Implants: Extensive grid provides more flexibility in needle placement Sandwich firmly holds the needles in plac...
Company:North American Scientific
Conflict in Medical Dictionary
... food from reaching the stomach, leaving it stuck in the esophagus. Esophageal spasms are ... ... the pain is due to muscle spasm from a conflict
between the biting surface of ... This muscle spasm pain can be quickly diagnosed and relieved by eliminating the ... ...
...vice. Free shipping both ways... The premier site for independent music on the web. ... Neurosis captures the noise of the earth imploding, of conflict
on a global ... When are we gone a see Neurosis in Montreal. Can wait to see ... akira fudo: "first neurosis song i ever listened to back in 1...
...ts when the brain receives wrong information about the ... Motion sickness is sometimes called airsickness or seasickness. ... This leads to a conflict
between the senses and results in motion sickness . ... The term motion sickness was originally introduced to provide a nosological ... Mo...
Conflict in Biological News
Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth
CORVALLIS, Ore. Two Oregon State University researchers have uncovered a pattern of distrust and sometimes outright antagonism among physicians at hospitals and midwives who are transporting their home-birth clients to the hospital because of complications.
Oregon State University assistant...
Regional nuclear conflict would create near-global ozone hole, says CU-Boulder study
A limited nuclear weapons exchange between Pakistan and India using their current arsenals could create a near-global ozone hole, triggering human health problems and wreaking environmental havoc for at least a decade, according to a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Valuing ocean services in the Gulf of Maine -- New approaches for conflict resolution
Humans have exploited the marine resources of the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank, from marine mammals to commercially valuable fish and shellfish, for centuries. The result, says NOAA researcher Michael Fogarty, has been dramatic changes in the structure of the ecosystem due to the direct effect o...
Divergent mating systems and parental conflict as a barrier to hybridization in flowering plants
Sexual reproduction can be thought of as a cooperative process in which two individuals come together to produce a new individual. It can also be viewed as a process in which two parties with differing interests, investment, and background interact to produce a new individual. From the former persp...
Maternal, paternal genes' tug-of-war may last well into childhood
...e genes of maternal origin tend to have the opposite effect. This new work suggests maternal and paternal genes continue to engage in internal genetic conflict
"This analysis suggests that human life history, and especially humans' unusual extended childhood, may reflect a compromise betwe...
Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3
...rous assessment, which included several fire and police scenarios, was designed and conducted by researchers in WPI's PPL research program. To avoid a conflict
of interest, the groundbreaking location systems developed by the WPI team were not included.
"The real goal of the national assessment was for DHS...
Battle of the sexes benefits offspring, says research
...remating and having more offspring, so parents face a trade-off between caring for current offspring and creating future offspring.
"This creates a conflict
of interest between parents, since each parent would benefit by leaving their partner holding the baby whilst they go off and start a new brood elsewh...
Hidden genitalia in female water striders makes males 'sing'
...lication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, Han and Jablonski used common insects, water striders, to study the intricacies of evolutionary conflict
between males and females. The mechanisms for the way Darwinian natural selection, acting separately on males and females, result in different traits ...
The evolution of gene regulation
...oorganisms play a role. "Our results clearly show that both principles are valid, even though they are actually contradictory," Gerland says. "In this conflict
between maximal and minimal use of the regulators, other criteria do in fact come into play: the population size and the periods over which the enviro...
Late motherhood boosts family lifespan
...played a role in the prolonged fertility and longer lives of the women, and the longer lives of their brothers.
Smith says the new findings do not conflict
with one of his earlier studies finding that having larger families reduced parents' lifespan. Both findings can operate together.
Conflict in Biological Technology
Managing Conflict of Interest Disclosures Simplified for Healthcare Organizations
HCCS Releases New COI Management and Tracking Tool
JERICHO, N.Y., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- HCCS (Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.), the leading provider of online healthcare compliance and competency solutions, today announced the release of COI-SMART, a web-based system for the manage...
Stem Cell Agency Finally Reveals Institutions Involved in Conflict Problem
After Public Pressure, Five Research Institutions Are Identified During
Grant Award Discussion
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California stem
cell agency's decision today to reveal the names of five research
institutions whose applications for research grants were reje...
California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says
FTCR Files Complaint About Burnham's John Reed with Fair Political
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stem Cell
oversight committee member John C. Reed, must resign from the board for
of interest rules, The Foundation for Taxpay...
Geezers, grungers, gen-Xers and geeks - a look at workplace generational conflict
Let me admit right off that the title of this article is deliberately misleading. It feeds into the popular misconception that the workplace is populated by a bunch of generational tribes engaged in rivalries and conflicts with each other. Unquestionably there are real differences, misunderstandi...
Progen Shareholders Call Meeting to Spill Progen Board and Offer Merger or Full Cash Back to Shareholders
...re strongly supportive of a merger between Progen and Cytopia. Biographies of each candidate are also appended to this announcement.
To avoid any conflict
of interest no Cytopia representative has been nominated to the board. The candidates will be obliged to act in the best interests of Progen and the r...
ASM International N.V. and SAFC Hitech(TM) Sign Certified Manufacturer and Partnership Agreement
... involving intellectual property, shareholder and other issues, commercial and economic disruption due to natural disasters, terrorist activity, armed conflict
or political instability, epidemics and other risks indicated in the Company's filings from time to time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commiss...
SectorWatch.biz Issues MarketStats on Agri-Biotech Equities YGYB, GRO, SEED, MON, ADM, and BG
been paid 1,500 dollars by SmallCapVoice.com for preparation and
distribution of this report and other advertising services. This
constitutes a conflict
of interest as to MP's ability to remain objective
in its communication regarding the subject company.
Biovail Concerned Shareholders Want Open Debate
...t also calls the
appointment of Mr. Wells as CEO "inappropriate from a corporate governance
standpoint" and suggests that there was an appearance of a conflict
interest in awarding lavish compensation packages to Mr. Wells and his
predecessor at a time when the company is struggling financially.
Canada's Largest Urban Community Hospital Chooses Chyma(TM) On-Call Physician Scheduling Technology
...onals want including:
-- Rapid generation of schedules -- Schedule grouping for multi-departments and multi-communities -- Vacation approval -- conflict
catcher -- Intuitive Vista and Mac look -- OnNow! full screen (airport style) display -- File and 'contact' sharing, and secure email across commun...
XTL Biopharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Laurence N. Charney to Board of Directors
... & Young, Mr. Charney most recently served as the Americas Area
Director of conflict
Management. In that role he had oversight and
responsibility in ensuring compliance with global and local conflict
interest policies for client and engagement acceptance across all servic...
Conflict in Biological Definition
... co-proposed Directed Panspermia hypothesis for how life started on Earth.
However, it should be noted that panspermia per se is not actually in conflict
with abiogenesis (though Hoyle's interpretation of panspermia clearly does conflict). Rather, it simply moves the origin of life elsewhere (placing ab...
...gy, Evolution, and Systematics 2003 34, 661-689
Obligate bacterial endosymbionts in insects:
PLOS Biology Primer- Endosymbiosis: lessons in conflict
A general review of bacterial endosym...
...gy, Evolution, and Systematics 2003 34, 661-689
Obligate bacterial endosymbionts in insects:
PLOS Biology Primer- Endosymbiosis: lessons in conflict
A general review of bacterial endosym...
...in the late 19th century was "rediscovered" in 1900, it led to a storm of conflict
between Mendelians ( Charles Benedict Davenport ) and biometricians ( Walte...escribed in the Bible ). In the United States this has led to a vigorous conflict
between creation and evolution in public education , though this appears t...
...nald 1998) argues the leading opponents of sociobiology and genetic behavior research self-identified as ethnically Jewish, which created a scientific conflict
of interest in their opposition to sociobiology and genetic behavior research due to fears that these fields could give rise to anti-Semitism. The co...
Conflict in Biological Dictionary
...s. Such is the case particularly in the area of conflict
resolution . ... The main difference is that res... What Types of Disputes Can Be Addressed Through conflict
Resolution ? ... How Can I Help My Child Learn conflict
Resolution Skills? ... resolution - definit...
... repression . Tag and discover new products. Share your images and discuss your questions with repression experts. But not all cases of internal conflict
involve psychological repression . ... But in psychological repression , a person manages to hide from himself certain ... The concept of repres...
...nces. For organisms such as plants,... Previous studies of avian mating systems considered the role of paternal care ... There thus is sexual conflict
over the preferred mating system . ... This mating system is polygynandrous. ... At low densities the mating system is mostly polygynous...
... Airborne leaflet propaganda is a form of psychological warfare that militaries use in foreign conflict
to alter the behavior of people in enemy-controlled territory. Airplanes have been instrumental in the deliverance of... A leaflet in botany is a p...
...gy web site, critters.html, Author Steve Taylor ... Insecta . Troglobitic springtail, Pseudosinella hirsuta. ... Insecta is a game of bug-to-bug conflict
and combat. ... An overview of the bugs crawling in the hive of Insecta : Second Edition. HëllRÆZØR ... ... whole year with a single application w...
... disc is barely noticeable as a slight depression on the surface of the yolk. ... germinal disk . Articles. Germinal (novel) author, central conflict
in the story. Disk ... germinal disk - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about germinal disk ... Zoology information, history, articles and...
...daptations in the radiation of Angiosperms. ... Adaptive radiation . Co-adaptation. Co-evolution. Ecological trap. Exaptation. Intragenomic conflict
... ... expands into many environments, the process is termed " adaptive radiation ." Adaptive radiation ordinarily involves the development ...