Tag: "care" at biology news
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...and vice chair of research, department of critical care
medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medic...A. Kellum, M.D., professor, department of critical care
medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. We also found that the difference between the...
New survey documents the headaches of computerized medicine
...logy systems especially those known in the health care
industry as computerized provider order entry (CPO...are those that require a physician or other health care
professional to enter prescriptions and other medical orders directly into a computer database. For...
A low expression of MX2 gene exists in the white blood cells of narcoleptics
... disorder, are urged to consult with their primary care
doctor or a sleep specialist....
New grants bolster efforts to generate faster and cheaper tools for DNA sequencing
...vidual genome cost-effectively could enable health care
professionals to tailor diagnosis, treatment and p...mately be used by the average researcher or health care
provider, said Jeffery Schloss, Ph.D., NHGRI's program director for technology development. "Each re...
Investigating antibiotic use in acute care patients
...ration with clinical microbiologists and intensive care
specialists at Westmead Hospital. ...
Parents seeking sex abandon 1 in 3 offspring
... throughout the bird kingdom. Usually both parents care
for the young although the female takes the bulk o... intensive conflict between males and females over care
that has affected the behavioural evolution of this species. ...
Military to study better pain relief in battle zones
...ore a soldier can be evacuated to a military acute care
facility, continuously monitor the soldiers breathing and if needed, release a drug called Naloxone that is used to counter morphines effects on breathing. The team, which includes synthetic, analytical and medicinal chemists, will expand on...
US Department of Defense awards $1.6 million for implantable biochip research
...r goal is to improve the quality and expediency of care
for fallen soldiers and civilian trauma victims. The biochip also may be injected as a precaution to future traumas, he adds. Clemson scientists have formulated a gel that mimics human tissue and reduces the chances of the body rejecting the biochi...
Insulin grown in plants relieves diabetes in mice; UCF study holds promise for humans
...so reported that one of every eight federal health care
dollars $79.7 billion out of $645 billion -- is spent on treating people with diabetes. Diabetes is a big health and financial burden in the United States and in the rest of the world, Daniell said. This study would facilitate a dramatic change be...
Gene expression pattern could lead to improved treatment of pediatric septic shock
... todays potent antibiotics and pediatric intensive care
units. Consistent with Cincinnati Childrens increased emphasis on personalized and predictive medicine where diagnosis and treatment coincide with a person's genetic predisposition the study involves the largest gene expression analysis to date ...
Study points to new way to predict death risk from torn aorta
...s of aortic diseases correlations with this entire care
area will be transformed. Eagle is the Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at U-M and a director of the U-M Cardiovascular Center. In addition to the IRAD data, Tsai and colleagues at the U-M Biomedical Engineering School are...
Adult survivors of childhood leukemia exercise less, worsening high risk for obesity and illness
..., researchers say patients should work with health care
providers to develop plans for healthier and more active lifestyles. Research shows that physical activity can undo risk caused by treatment, said senior author Kevin C. Oeffinger, M.D., from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y. ...
Contributing membership in the biomarkers consortium surges to 30 companies and nonprofits
... by biomedical researchers, regulators, and health care
providers. The Biomarkers Consortium will harmonize approaches to identifying viable biomarkers, verify their individual value, and formalize their use in research and regulatory approval. The overall aim of The Biomarkers Consortium is to accelera...
1 in 4 NYC adults has elevated blood mercury levels
...umption for the Asian community Alerted health care
providers to talk with their patients especially women who are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding about reducing mercury intake from fish ...
Ethnicity plays a role in neonatal deaths
... and morbidity (disease) in the neonatal intensive care
units (NICU). Of grave concern is the noted elevat...20 years, questions have emerged about how best to care
for newborns and their mothers, particularly in immigrant populations where inequalities in health o...
Vaccine trials inject hope into koala's future
... "As much as 40-50 per cent of koalas coming into care
in both Queensland and NSW are showing clinical signs of the disease and it seems to be getting worse." The vaccine will be administered to a small number of koalas via an injection either under the skin or intramuscularly. "The first phase of t...
ACMG Foundation announces 2007-2008 Luminex/ACMGF award recipient
...n defining the integration of genetics into health care
and public health. The Luminex/ACMGF Award recognizes this vital role of medical geneticists by supporting an individual in undertaking activities that promote the highest levels of safety and effectiveness in genetic testing and genetic services. sa...
Journalists can register now for ECCO 14 -- the European Cancer Conference
...entists, clinicians, doctors, nurses, patients and care
givers are expected to attend. More than 100 experts in different cancer fields have developed a wide-ranging and exciting conference programme, and this year an unprecedented number of basic science abstracts have been accepted and integrated into...
High blood pressure medication strategy proves effective in Hispanic women
...id. These women should be well-monitored under the care
of a physician so that they can prevent future cardiovascular morbidity and mortality related to hypertension and diabetes. Importantly, because the Hispanic population is the fastest-growing ethnic minority in the United States, Hispanics especiall...
5 OHSU faculty members singled out for honors
...ocuses on the use of information to improve health care
and biomedical research. Informatics education was...s Association, which aims to educate 10,000 health care
professionals in informatics by the year 2010. He also chairs the working group on education of the ...
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