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- 21Bubela, Tania
- 10Caulfield, Timothy
- 4Boon, Heather
- 2Knowles, Lori
- 2Koper, Megan
- 2McCabe, Christopher
Complementary and Alternative Medicines [CAM] are interventions that are not widely taught in medical schools and are not part of the usual arsenal of treatments and medications recommended and prescribed by physicians and available in hospitals. CAM is big business ($30 billion in the US) with...
Evaluating the Improving Mother and Newborn Health initiative: Are community midwives increasing quality essential newborn and maternal care in Quetta, Gwadar, and Kech districts in Balochistan and are they doing so in a financially self-sustaining manner?
Evaluating the Improving Mother and Newborn Health initiative: Are community midwives increasing quality essential newborn and maternal care in Quetta, Gwadar, and Kech districts in Balochistan and are they doing so in a financially self-sustaining manner?Download
A research proposal submitted to MercyCorps Pakistan in response to written request for proposals (three different methods that can be used)
Obesity is a national and global issue. Primary care is an important area in the prevention and treatment of obesity. There are numerous potential barriers physicians face in delivering effective practices in obesity management. Identifying major barriers will aid health care systems, medical...
OBJECTIVES: Effective communication by public health agencies during a pandemic promotes the adoption of recommended health behaviours. However, more information is not always the solution. Rather, attention must be paid to how information is communicated. Our study examines the television news,...
Despite high expectations of economic returns, large investments in regenerative medicine technology have yet to materialize, partly due to a lack of proven business and investment models, regulatory hurdles, and a greater focus on cost-effectiveness for reimbursement decisions by payors....
Challenges for Intellectual Property Management of HIV Vaccine-Related Research and Development: Part 1, The Global ContextDownload
The HIV/AIDS pandemic is one of the defining issues of the 21st century. AIDS is the leading cause of death in Africa and the fourth-leading cause of death globally. UNAIDS estimated that 33.2 million people were living with HIV in 2007. More than twenty million people have already died from AIDS...
Herbal Remedy Clinical Trials in the Media: a Comparison with the Coverage of Conventional PharmaceuticalsDownload
Background This study systematically compares newspaper coverage of clinical trials for herbal remedies, a popular type of complementary and alternative medicine, with clinical trials for pharmaceuticals using a comparative content analysis. This is a timely inquiry given the recognized...
The interest and controversy generated by stem cell research over the past decade has raised hopes for scientific breakthroughs and debates regarding the limits of ethical research. In particular, the debate surrounding the moral status of the embryo has received considerable attention in...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) encompasses a wide variety of treatments, such as herbal remedies, not currently thought to be part of mainstream medicine. Our study focuses on herbal remedies, as their use is significant and increasing. We ask whether media coverage of conflicts of...
Ocular Gene Transfer in the Spotlight: Implications of Newspaper Content for Clinical CommunicationsDownload
Background Ocular gene transfer clinical trials are raising hopes for blindness treatments and attracting media attention. News media provide an accessible health information source for patients and the public, but are often criticized for overemphasizing benefits and underplaying risks of novel...