Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Robert J. Mills
Chicago, Illinois - The problem of burnout and caregiver fatigue among physicians is real and immediate. In fact, research shows that the rates of overall burnout extend to about 40 percent of U.S. physicians, more than 10 percentage points higher than the general population. In response, the American Medical Association (AMA) has created an ambitious program aimed at successfully preventing burnout and promoting well-being for medical professionals.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Promacta (eltrombopag) to treat low blood platelet count in pediatric patients – ages one year and older – with a rare blood disorder called chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Promacta can be used in these children when they have not achieved an appropriate response using other ITP medicines or surgery to remove the spleen.
- Written by NIH
Washington, DC - While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial by researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline in older persons. With 4,000 patients followed over a five-year period, the study is one of the largest and longest of its kind. It was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - Today, the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships announced the appointment of the 2015-2016 class of White House Fellows. The Fellows come from diverse backgrounds, and varied professions, and have demonstrated a strong commitment to public service and leadership. The 2015-2016 class of Fellows and their biographies are included below.
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after President Barack Obama announced executive action to accelerate the nation’s transition to cleaner energy sources and more energy-efficient households:
- Written by Office of the Chief of Information
Washington, DC - Across the Department of the Navy our talented Sailors, Marines and civilians are continually creating innovative solutions to our most complex problems. Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, wants to recognize the top naval innovators in our workforce today and inspire future innovators to continue developing their bold ideas for the future.
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