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For Many, 9/11-Linked Trauma Emerged Years Later

...received no treatment in the preceding year. "As a local health department, we were most concerned and surprised by the increase in PTS symptoms," thorpe said. "We do know that getting appropriate trauma-specific care is critical so we're making as many efforts a possible to link people to sources of ap...

State Experts Discuss Health Care Reform Efforts and Lessons at PFCD Event

... discussed health reform efforts in several U.S. states, including Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina and West Virginia. In addition, thorpe talked about the effectiveness of community health teams (CHTs), which already exist in Vermont, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and soon West Virginia ...

Reducing Chronic Diseases Critical to Economic Recovery and Health Reform

...reparable damage to our nation's economic viability and the strength of our greatest national asset: the health and wellbeing of the American people," thorpe continued. "As we enter into a critical phase of the health reform discussion, lawmakers and the public should be aware of the desperate need to addre...

With Obesity Key Driver of Rising Health Care Costs, National Business Group on Health Urges Tax Code Changes

...sity places on our nation's health care system and economy at-large, the National Business Group on Health today released new data from Dr. Kenneth thorpe documenting the staggering costs associated with obesity and called on Congress to make important tax changes to encourage employees to participate i...

Bipartisan Coalition Forms to Call for Chronic Disease to be Key Focus of Health Reform in Indiana and Nationally

...t threat to stemming rising costs is the uncontrolled increase in chronic illnesses like diabetes and asthma, and related conditions such as obesity," thorpe said. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases are responsible for seven out of every 10 deaths in th...

National Health Experts Launch Bipartisan Coalition to Fight Chronic Disease

...isease prevention and management a major part of comprehensive health reform. PFCD is led nationally by Dr. Carmona, as national chairperson, and Ken thorpe , Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and former White House h...

Bipartisan Coalition Forms to Call for Chronic Disease to be Key Focus of Health Reform in Connecticut and Nationally

...ng the issue of health care reform an even more critical priority in 2009," thorpe explained. "Right now, health care reform is being debated in Congress...llnesses like diabetes and asthma, and related conditions such as obesity," thorpe added. Here in Connecticut, the financial burden of chronic disease is...

Partnership Applauds President for Shining Light on True Cost Driver in Health Care - Calls on CBO to Join the Effort

...an cause. We can eliminate costs, not just postpone them or push them off," thorpe said. "We need systemic reform in how we deliver care, not mere tacti...pecially chronic disease, can improve health outcomes and eliminate costs," thorpe concluded. Chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and can...

Partnership Calls on President to Attack Budget-Busting Crisis of Chronic Disease

...groups to advance comprehensive health reform to address this crisis." thorpe noted that the funding for wellness and prevention programs in the stimulus...in the way we approach improving health and health care in America," writes thorpe in his letter to the President. "But more can and should be done. To addres...

PFCD Experts Cite Health Information Technology as Key Investment for Economic Stimulus

... WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PFCD Executive Director Ken thorpe and Alan Aviles, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, spoke to reporters today about the poten...
Thorpe in Medical Technology

Data Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Bavituximab Equivalent Plus Docetaxel Reduces Tumor Growth By Up to 95% and Halts Metastasis in a Model of Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer

...n men. Currently, there is no cure for locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer. This research, which was conducted under the direction of Dr. thorpe at UT Southwestern, was supported in part by a sponsored research agreement with Peregrine Pharmaceuticals and by a grant from the U.S. Department of ...

Peregrine Researchers Report Data Showing Bavituximab's Potential to Shrink Human Prostate Tumors in Model of Relapsed Disease

...lanta by Dr. Yi Yin, a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Philip thorpe at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. "These exciting results mimic...ncer" by Yi Yin, Xianming Huang, Connie Chang, Steven W. King and Philip E. thorpe will be presented at the Innovative Minds in Prostate Cancer Today (IMPaCT)...

Peregrine Reports Data Showing Bavituximab's Potential to Shrink Prostate Tumors

...lanta by Dr. Yi Yin, a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Philip thorpe at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. "These exciting results mimic...ncer" by Yi Yin, Xianming Huang, Connie Chang, Steven W. King and Philip E. thorpe will be presented at the Innovative Minds in Prostate Cancer Today (IMPaCT)...

Data Presented at AACR Meeting Shows Bavituximab Equivalent Plus Docetaxel Reduces Growth of Both Hormone-Dependent and Hormone-Independent Prostate Cancer by Up to 94 Percent in Preclinical Studies

...Currently, there is no cure for locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer. This research, which was conducted under the direction of Dr. Philip thorpe at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center at Dallas, was supported in part by a sponsored research agreement with Peregrine Pharmaceuticals ...
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Hypertension disparity linked to environment

... 31 percent of the hypertension disparity among African Americans and non-Hispanic whites is attributable to environmental factors," says Roland James thorpe Jr., PhD, lead author of the study and an assistant scientist with the Bloomberg School's Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions. "These find...

Lessons from the orangutans: Upright walking may have begun in the trees

... case." Crompton and his colleagues, Susannah thorpe and Roger Holder of the University of Birmingham i...veral million years ago. To collect the data, thorpe spent a year living in the Sumatran rainforest and...ave gone from being quadrupedal to being bipedal," thorpe said. Observations of orangutan movement shou...

Poplar trees redirect resources in response to simulated attack

... is allocated into various biochemical pathways is an incredibly powerful tool for learning how plants cope with stress," says plant scientist Michael thorpe who is helping to build the plant-imaging program at Brookhaven. Plants subjected to the jasmonic acid "attack" produced more radiolabeled sugar an...
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AFL To Return to Oklahoma Due to Overwhelming Demand for Signalife Heart Screening

...nd bring the trailer to perform life saving screenings." Willie Gault, Super Bowl champion, Olympic gold medalist, and winner of the prestigious Jim thorpe award, and one of the founders of Athletes For Life, said, "After our last ECG screenings at the Pontotoc Technology Center, performed as part of a pr...

Publication in Clinical Cancer Research Confirms Ability of Peregrine's Bavituximab to Target Tumor Blood Vessels with Excellent Specificity

...ab preferentially targeted the tumor blood vessels, strongly localizing to the tumors rather than normal organs. The study was conducted by Dr. Philip thorpe and his colleagues at UT Southwestern Medical Center and is published in the March 1 issue of Clinical Cancer Research. It is the latest in a series o...

New Data Presented on Immunocytokine Fusion Protein Further Supports Broad Anti-Cancer Potential Of Peregrine's Anti-PS Technology Platform

... conducted by Dr, Xianming Huang, assistant professor of pharmacology in the laboratory of Dr. Philip Thorpe. Study results are being presented by Dr. thorpe at the International Conference on Vascular Targeted Therapies in Oncology, Mandelieu, France, October 5th, 2007 at 3:10pm local time (9:10am ET). Ab...

New Phase III Data Demonstrate Oxycodone / Naloxone Combination Tablet Reduces Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction in Patients With Chronic Severe Pain

... the World Institute of Pain Congress, Budapest (Presented on 26.09.07, Poster 1134) (2) Coluzzi, F et al. Minverva Anestesiol 2005; 71: 451-460 (3) thorpe DM et al. Curr Pain headache Rep 2001; 5: 237-240 (4) De Schepper HU et al. Neurogastroenterol Motil 2004; 16: 383-394,5 (5) Gimbel JS et al. Neurol...
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