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2013-09-19 08:23:25

PHILADELPHIA, September 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ingrid Nygaard and Dr. Roberto Romero appointed Editors-in-Chief of AJOG The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) today announced with pleasure the appointment of Ingrid Nygaard MD, MS, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah and Roberto Romero, M.D., D.Med.Sci, Chief of the Perinatology Research Branch and Program Head for Perinatal Research and Obstetrics of NICHD/NIH, as...

2013-06-20 20:22:06

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent shift in the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) health education agenda has prompted hypertension-related organizations to spearhead the development and implementation of national hypertension practice guidelines. As published in CIRCULATION today, the NHLBI announced it will no longer develop national clinical practice guidelines, like the highly anticipated Joint National Committee Reports on the Prevention, Detection, and...

2012-11-19 08:27:38

AACHEN, Germany and BRUSSELS, November 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Last call for 2012 applications at http://www.e-g-g.info Unique funding opportunity for young scientists from across Europe! Young researchers are invited to contribute with innovative research ideas and to apply for the EFIC-Gruenenthal Grant (E-G-G) 2012, one of the most highly regarded grants worldwide in the field of pain research. Provided by the European Federation of IASP(R) Chapters (EFIC(R)) and...

2012-10-14 23:20:17

Initiative promotes better visceral pain management through increased awareness SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Year Against Visceral Pain launches today, bringing global attention to pain that originates in or near the internal organs of the body. Visceral pain is the most frequent form of pain, felt by most people at one time or another, and the number one reason for patients to seek medical attention. Sponsored by the International Association for...

2012-04-23 02:27:39

AACHEN, Germany, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apply for 2012 at http://www.e-g-g.info Young scientists from across Europe are invited to apply for the EFIC-Gruenenthal Grant (E-G-G) 2012, one of the most highly regarded pain research grants worldwide. Provided by the European Federation of IASP(R) Chapters (EFIC(R)) and the pharmaceutical company and pain expert Gruenenthal GmbH, this grant supports young scientists early in their career in conducting innovative and...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Historical Event Headed For Historical City Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Moscow has been chosen to host the 2nd Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics (CIP) & Child Health May 17-20, 2012. This meeting will be a continuation of this new framework of conferences in Pediatrics in which key issues and controversial topics in child health are openly discussed and new perspectives on consensus, agreements and knowledge are seek and met. This is a unique congress that brings...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

The PAINWeek 2011 Schedule-at-a-Glance is now available at http://www.painweek.org. The 2011 national conference features a 100+ hours of continuing medical education activities for frontline clinicians. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, managed by Aventine Co., is expanding the scope and diversity of the accredited curriculum that will be offered to attendees at the 2011 conference, to be held September 7-10 in Las...

2010-09-03 05:00:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care providers and researchers in the field of pain management are calling for governments worldwide to recognize the rights of people to the access of reasonable care for acute and chronic pain. Today, at the first annual International Pain Summit, delegates from 84 countries will issue a declaration asserting that access to pain management is a fundamental human right. The Declaration of Montreal emphasizes that management of acute pain is...

2010-06-17 11:20:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- EHS Medical Group, a medical professional corporation and integrated health delivery system, today announced that member physician, George Wee-Keng Ma, MD, will serve as the 139th president of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA). Dr. Ma, an active LACMA board member and EHS Medical Group physician in private practice, will begin his term on July 1, 2010. "The next few years will undoubtedly be an important time for our nation's health...

2009-09-28 04:23:00

PHILADELPHIA, September 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information announced today that, the Stephen W. Borron, M.D., has been named Medical Editor-in-Chief of ToxED (http://www.toxed.com/), an online clinical toxicology reference that provides clinicians with quick access to concise and comprehensive drug, poison and chemical information at the point-of-care. ToxED, a Gold Standard/Elsevier (http://goldstandard.com/)...