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In the News (Thu 25 Apr 19)

  Welcome to the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory
Truth be told, medical research saves lives and few missions have such global impact on the improvement of our human condition.
Biomedical research is a key force for change in the world today, with important economic and social implications that will affect our children, grandchildren and future generations.
Today, the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory (MMRL) is rapidly becoming an international center for genetic screening of cardiac diseases.
www.mmrl.edu   (289 words)

  Medical research - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Medical research (or experimental medicine) is basic research and applied research conducted to aid the body of knowledge in the field of medicine.
Medical research can be divided into two general categories; new treatments that are tested in clinical trials, and all other research contributing to the development of new treatments.
In the UK, funding bodies such as the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust derive their assets from UK tax payers, and distribute this to institutions in a competitive manner.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medical_research   (519 words)

 Medical scientists
Medical scientists working in colleges and universities, hospitals, and nonprofit medical research organizations typically submit grant proposals to obtain funding for their projects.
Medical scientists doing applied research and product development in private industry may be required to express their research plans or results to nonscientists who are in a position to reject or approve their ideas; thus, they must understand the impact of their work on business.
Medical scientists and some epidemiologists are less likely to lose their jobs during recessions than are those in many other occupations because they are employed on long-term research projects.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos008.htm   (2752 words)

 Medical Research, Tibetan Style
Research protocols that distort the therapeutic relationship between patient and physician cannot fairly evaluate the effectiveness of traditional medical systems.
In research governed by modern Western ethical standards for medical research, the patient and the physician must both understand that they are participating in a clinical trial that may randomly deny treatment to the patient.
Participants in the discussion of "Research Methodology in Tibetan Medicine" at the First International International Conference on Tibetan Medicine (Washington, D.C., November, 1998) expressed interest in studies of Tibetan medical diagnosis, as distinct from evaluations of the efficacy of Tibetan medical treatment.
www.dharma-haven.org /tibetan/medicine-research.htm   (4821 words)

 Medical Research - Medical Group - Daily Medical Assistant
Medical research has shown interest in the state of the unconscious mind, what it can produce, and how it is interpreted.
Thought by medical groups to be illusions during a deep state of sleep, a dream is the most common brain activity found during sleep.
Other medical research shows that dreams are your way of dealing with rising issues in your daily life which are seemingly too difficult to approach.
www.dailymedicalassistant.com   (530 words)

 Medical Research
In 1921, George Eastman and George Whipple, the founding dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, embraced the philosophy that research was the foundation on which any medical institution of worth should be built.
The universities' 10-year, half-billion initiative to expand medical research will include the hiring of more than 100 research scientists and 500 technicians and support staff, making it the largest recruitment effort at the University since the School of Medicine and Dentistry was founded in 1924.
The University of Rochester School of Nursing has a long-established reputation for excellence in nursing education and research, and continues to be among the top 20% of nursing schools receiving research funding.
www.stronghealth.com /about/research.cfm   (280 words)

 The Stanley Medical Research Institute > Home ( DNN 4.4.1 )
The Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI) is the supporting organization for the Treatment Advocacy Center (TAC).
The remaining funds are earmarked for research on the causes of these illnesses.
Until recently, little research had been done on these diseases, and the treatment of them was unsatisfactory.
www.stanleyresearch.org   (176 words)

 CAFMR Archives and Links
The History of Medical Progress - By Ray Greek MD, Medical Research Modernization Committee - Vivisectionists claim that animal experimentation is responsible for the major medical advances, however, an investigation of medical literature reveals an entirely different story.
AHRP is a national network of lay people and professionals dedicated to advancing responsible and ethical medical research practices, to ensure that the human rights, dignity and welfare of human subjects are protected, and to minimize the risks associated with such endeavors.
The Medical Monopoly Targets Homebirth - By CAFMR - Despite medicine's dismal record of unsafe birth deliveries and the resultant high rates of medical litigation and record compensation pay-outs, the Medical Monopoly is attempting to discredit and outlaw Homebirths in Australia.
www.pnc.com.au /~cafmr/online/research/index.html   (2451 words)

 Breaking Medical News & Health News //Miscellaneous News from News-Medical.Net
A University of Rochester Medical Center psychologist has received a $2.19 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health that will fund a study of the effectiveness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy in the treatment of women with depression and a history of childhood sexual abuse.
Smallpox is older than thought, according to results of a new technique reported in the Sept. 24 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have clarified the link between alcohol consumption and the risk of head and neck cancers, showing that people who stop drinking can significantly reduce their cancer risk.
www.news-medical.net   (519 words)

 National Health and Medical Research Council
NHMRC is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.
Integrity in research, meeting community expectations, and handling allegations of misconduct are the focus of a new national code released today by the NHMRC, the Australian Research Council (ARC) and Universities Australia.
The National Health and Medical Research Council today confirmed that an administrative error had occurred in its 2007 project grants review process that had inadvertently revealed the identity of some reviewers.
www.nhmrc.gov.au   (560 words)

 University of Rochester Medical Center - Education, Research and Patient Care
Dentistry Clinical Research With the merger of the University of Rochester and the Eastman Dental Center in 1997, research in dentistry now includes all the clinically relevant research conducted by UR Eastman Department of Dentistry (EDD) faculty and staff, and basic science research conducted by UR faculty in the Center for Oral Biology (COB).
The Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice The Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice, was first established in 1995 and occupies a space of 1600 square feet within the School of Nursing.
Strong Children's Research Center (SCRC) The Strong Children's Research Center (SCRC) is committed to improving child health by bringing together basic and clinical scientists at the University of Rochester investigating the causes, prevention, and treatment of childhood diseases.
www.urmc.rochester.edu /research   (1389 words)

 Indian Journal of Medical Research
The Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR) is one of the oldest medical Journals not only in India, but probably in Asia, as it started in the year 1913.
The Indian Journal of Medical Research is published monthly, in two volumes and 12 issues per year.
Research letters are also published in the corresponding section after peer review.
www.icmr.nic.in /ijmr/ijmr.htm   (554 words)

The goal of the Medical Research Program is to strengthen and support clinical research to help advance the translation of basic biomedical discoveries into new treatments, preventions and cures for human diseases.
The remaining five percent of the Medical Research Program’s grants, which are not part of formal RFPs, originate from staff’s invitations to researchers to submit proposals on specific topics or from unsolicited proposals to staff that fall within the Medical Research Program’s strategies.
Doris Duke was a significant supporter of medical research, making contributions to hospitals and research centers throughout her life.
www.ddcf.org /page.asp?pageId=12   (480 words)

 MAPS: Medical Marijuana Research
Prior to initiating a serious drug development research program that would require an estimated $5 million and 5 years, MAPS first needs to obtain access to an independent source of supply of marijuana that is legal for medical research.
Medical marijuana patient Angel McClary Raich and her caregivers and Diane Monson won in an historic Ninth Circuit decision in their injunction against Ashcroft, the DEA Chief, and the Federal Government.
To show what an incredible accomplishment it was to obtain support from Senator Kerry for medical marijuana research, see the text of a letter he sent on October 21, 2003 to a constituent in which he expresses his reasons for supporting the current criminalization of the non-medical use of marijuana.
www.maps.org /mmj   (11544 words)

 Vanderbilt Medical Center, Research & Centers of Excellence
The Eskind Library's Research Informatics Consult Service (RICS) is an information delivery service open to all members of the VUMC research community.
The Office of Research sponsors several links of interest to the research community, including information about grants, regulations, associations, as well as news and the Peer Review Newsletter.
The Vanderbilt General Clinical Research Center provides space, hospitalization cost, laboratories, equipment and supplies for clinical research by any qualified member of the faculty in any department of the Medical School.
www.mc.vanderbilt.edu /root/research/research.html   (448 words)

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK.
Working with our member charities and partners, we aim to support the sector’s effectiveness and advance medical research by developing best practice, providing information and guidance, improving public dialogue about research and science, and influencing government.
With approximately one third of all public expenditure on medical and health research in the UK coming from the medical research charities, the sector is unique internationally in terms of its scale and impact.
www.amrc.org.uk   (249 words)

 MEDICAL RESEARCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Zubieta's research has focused on a particular neurochemical pathway in the brain—the mu-opioid neurotransmitter system—which uses endogenous chemicals called opioids (commonly known as endorphins and enkephalins) to send signals between brain cells to suppress the sensation of pain.
Further research is needed, he says, to identify the specific genetic markers that might lead to a better understanding of how the balance between estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and other reproductive hormones affects brain function and increases women's susceptibility to depression.
But this research points out that not only does the dose make a difference, but so does the sex of the consumer, Kaplan said, adding that the study is consistent with emerging literature showing that soy can have a negative impact on the behavior of male rodents.
www.senselessplanet.com /medicalresearch.htm   (14929 words)

 Human Experimentation
Court rejects 35 year old tort claims against medical researchers and government - Heinrich v.
Research Subjects Must Be Told If Treatment Is Available Outside The Trial - Stewart v.
Fiduciary Duty of Researchers - the Spleen Case - Moore v.
biotech.law.lsu.edu /cases/research/index.htm   (322 words)

 PND RFP Bulletin
The new Patterson Trust will fund research of neural circuits and behavior; investigators working at nonprofit research institutions in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York are eligible for two-year stipends up to $54,000 per year....
Up to $400,000 will be awarded to universities, medical centers, and independent nonprofit research institutions to support promising research of the disease, in fields ranging from molecular biology to epidemiology....
Medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions are eligible to nominate candidates for these awards....
foundationcenter.org /pnd/rfp/cat_medical_research.jhtml   (592 words)

 UW Medicine - Research Overview
Research at UW Medicine contributes to the advancement of scientific knowledge, the prevention and treatment of disease, and the strengthening of our economy from collaborations with private industry.
Almost every week, several UW Medicine researchers receive national or international prestigious honors.
UW Medicine has five Nobel Prize laureates, 29 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 26 members of the Institute of Medicine.
www.uwmedicine.org /Research/ResearchOverview   (64 words)

 Open Directory - Health: Medicine: Research
Controlled Trials from History - A historical examination of research methods designed to reduce biases in studies assessing the effects of health care, social care and education.
Medical Hypotheses - A forum for the presentation and criticism of ideas in medicine and the related biomedical sciences.
Survey Research Group - Offers medical research questionnaires, women's health research, industry analysis, and health statistics in the medical research field.
dmoz.org /Health/Medicine/Research   (384 words)

 Howard Hughes Medical Institute | Biomedical Research & Science Education (HHMI)
Researchers have demonstrated how tens of thousands of closely related proteins establish the specificity that allows them to serve as identification tags for individual neurons.
Researchers have determined the identity of a significant feature that makes a neuron a recycler par excellence.
A philanthropy serving society through biomedical research and science education.
www.hhmi.org   (212 words)

 The Stanley Medical Research Institute
SMRI will support pilot testing of off-label compounds, nutraceuticals and ethnopharmacological approaches, and is especially interested in follow-up studies for which preliminary positive results are available (see lists of awarded pharmacological and non-pharmacological trials).
SMRI provides stable funding for three or more years for established research groups to develop additional research on the causes and/or treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
SMRI supports this laboratory at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, where researchers are examining the role of infectious agents in causing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
www.stanleyresearch.org /programs   (250 words)

 Mayo Clinic: Medical Treatment and Research Centers
Janet Vittone, M.D., two sisters and her mother were diagnosed with breast cancer in the same year -- and received the same swift treatment at Mayo.
Medical and research department listings, online publications, referring information and more...
Research May Lead to Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
www.mayoclinic.org   (308 words)

 Medical Research
A number of medical researchers have written about and presented evidence on the healthy aspects of barefoot activity for children (and also adults).
Recent research has shown that children are more likely to have good posture if they go without shoes as often as is possible and safe, according to Janet Perry, M.P.T., a physical therapist with Rehabilitation Network in Portland, Oregon.
This study also mentioned that the slipper and sandal-wearing children tended to play barefoot (since this footwear is more easily removed) and that this was believed to account for the intermediate flatfoot incidence rate.
www.unshod.org /pfbc/pfmedresearch.htm   (1808 words)

 Medical Research
A Critical Look at Animal Experimentation - By Medical Research Modernization Committee - The animal research community wishes the public to equate animal experimentation with medical progress, but increasing numbers of scientists and clinicians are challenging animal experimentation on scientific grounds.
Ask This Child's Mother What She Thinks of Animal Research - By CAFMR - Thalidomide, a drug responsible for over 10,000 birth defects, is further proof that animal testing cannot guarantee drug safety.
The Medical Research Modernization Committee has identified fundamental scientific problems with animal experimentation in general and AIDS-related animal experimentation in particular.
www.iahf.com /research.html   (959 words)

 Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
The Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF) is the research arm of Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), an acute care research and teaching hospital staffed by the physicians of Hennepin Faculty Associates (HFA).
The MMRF is the third-largest nonprofit medical research organization in Minnesota and it ranks in the top seven percent of all institutions receiving research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Research conducted by Dr. Murray has shown that cognitive impairment is commonplace and often goes undiagnosed in hemodialysis patients.
www.mmrfweb.org   (313 words)

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