Fourteen influential people from the worlds of healthcare, the media, education, research, business, the emergency services and community development are to join a unique commission to tackle health inequality and its impact on productivity in the Liverpool city region.
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A paradigm shift in medical education is needed, one with more emphasis on training future physicians to enhance their empathy skills and to learn to view patients as persons, not just cases.
Peter Kaboli from the Department of Internal Medicine and John Sharp of UI Heart and Vascular Care will explain how DVT causes a clot to form in blood vessels, usually in the legs.
The review into the Modernising Medical Careers recruitment and selection process for specialist training has found that there were shortcomings.
The state's Electronic Health Records Assessment project has extended the deadline for completing its consumer survey to March 31.
"Wellness Works" book listing all of the community wellness programs that will be offered by the hospital during 2007.
Although three out of four primary care doctors support the use of financial rewards as an incentive for better medical care, most of these physicians oppose public reporting of such quality assessments at the individual or group level.
Although the human and chimpanzee genomes are distinguished by 35 million differences in individual DNA "letters," only about 50,000 of those differences alter the sequences of proteins.
Progenitor cells reside in adult organs and are not derived from bone marrow, which leads to the possibility that the cells may be able to help with the rejection of donated organs and with various kinds of lung disease.