There are countless non-profit organizations out there that work tirelessly to improve the lives of those affected by medical conditions. It can be difficult to keep track of all of them, especially if you’re not familiar with the work they do. That’s why we’ve created this section of our website specifically for non-profit news and updates.
Here, you will find information on the latest initiatives undertaken by various non-profit groups, as well as news and updates on the progress of medical research and advocacy. We hope this section will help raise awareness about the important work being done.
Society of Interventional Radiology Issues Position Statement to Guide Use of Life-Saving Endovascular Interventions in Trauma Care
Society of Interventional Radiology said the position statement, published in the March issue of SIR’s Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, was written by a multidisciplinary group of experts composed of members from interventional radiology, trauma surgery, orthopaedic surgery and vascular surgery.
Surgeons Find the Best Preoperative Definition of Cancer-Related Malnutrition Depends on Cancer Type
Cancer-related malnutrition is common—affecting between 20 and 70 percent of cancer patients1—because of the disease or its treatment.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation welcomed a letter signed by 46 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking the Trump Administration to make a potential vaccine against the coronavirus disease accessible, affordable and available.
Dr Kalyanam Shivkumar has been named the next editor-in-chief of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. He is a physician scientist who serves as the director of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, as well as the university’s electrophysiology programs. He is a professor of medicine (cardiology), radiology and bioengineering at UCLA.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons study results suggest the need to intervene early to prevent costly unplanned readmissions, according to researchers who participated in ACS NSQIP Geriatric Pilot
The bulletin provides background on the epidemic, which was first reported in late December 2019, and looks at early cardiac implications from case reports.