Tag: "innovative" at medical news
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...king. This is not always possible with such highly innovative
projects." A workshop for current and potential ...nt with Landslide Susceptibility Mapping, where an innovative
method based on artificial neural network technology has been applied to hazard mapping at the basin...
Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients
... attack or sudden cardiac death will be crucial to innovative
preventive therapies." Plaques are deposits of fats, cholesterol and other materials that collect in major arteries, restricting or sometimes blocking blood flow. While some plaques are relatively stable, others are vulnerable to rupture and releas...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...t particles throughout the atmosphere. It uses an innovative
technique called Differential Absorption Spectroscopy (DOAS) to find spectral absorption 'fingerprints' of trace gases within sunlight transmitted, reflected or scattered by the Earth's atmosphere or surface in the ultraviolet, visible and near infra...
'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15
... an upswing, with a mind-boggling array of new and innovative
choices introduced to consumers in the past few years. Researchers at Oklahoma State University and Cornell University surveyed the snack preferences of 1200 consumers from the U.S. and Latin America and found that tortilla chips, particularly the ch...
2005 Research in Dental Caries Award
...esigned to stimulate and recognize outstanding and innovative
achievements that have contributed to the basic understanding of caries etiology and/or to the prevention of dental caries. Professor Kidd has been involved with dental research and teaching for over 30 years. She started her research career with stu...
2005 Young Investigator Award
...apan. Dr. Kato was selected for this Award for his innovative
research on three topics: swallowing problems, tooth-grinding, and jaw-joint problems. These are clinical issues of great relevance to the general public. Tooth-grinding in particular can wear away the teeth, causing sensitivity and pain, as well as ...
2005 Salivary Research Award
...esigned to stimulate and recognize outstanding and innovative
achievements that have contributed to the basic understanding of salivary gland structure, secretion, and function, or salivary composition and function. Dr. Castle has devoted his scientific career to elucidating the mechanism of secretion from exoc...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...vestigators by: (1) recognition of outstanding and innovative
research in basic dental science for the improveme...gators to conduct research into the development of innovative
and novel compounds, biomaterials, or devices with a direct impact on the qualify of life of the pub...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored with one of the nation's top awards for quality
...hcare field to ensure patient centered practices, innovative
use of new and emerging technologies, and continuous efforts to maintain financial strength." said Catherine E. McDermott, NCQHC's president and CEO. "We see quality as extending beyond outcomes to include such things as how somebody answers the p...
York study tests enhanced care for depression patients
...in the UK who suffer from clinical depression. The innovative
regime known as 'collaborative care' has been developed over the last decade, principally in the USA, but it has never been used in the UK. It involves a case manager, supervised by experts in mental health, working alongside the general practitioner...
IADR & GSK announce 2005 Innovation in Oral Care Awards
...rds for 2005. These awards are intended to inspire innovative
and novel research in oral care with a direct impa...f-life issues and GlaxoSmithKline hopes that these innovative
concepts will one day be widely available to those suffering from oral diseases which today are not ...
Prestigious 2004 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize honors Maxine Singer
...ademy for Science Education, designed to bring the innovative
techniques of First Light to the city's public elementary-school teachers, through six-week summer institutes and continuing associations during the school year. Also in the education realm, Singer and Paul Berg wrote the textbook, Genes & Genomes ,...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital receives $10 million commitment to support preeminent heart program
...nts at Northwestern Memorial now benefit from this innovative
pump dispense system used to treat pain specifically after heart surgery by delivering non-narcotic numbing medication directly to the surgical incision site. The result is less pain and narcotics use, shorter hospital stays and a quicker recovery. ...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member is funded to develop an interactive computer system
... by young urban women. Together we will develop an innovative
approach to deliver culturally relevant HIV health...omputer prototype to deliver video vignettes is an innovative
approach to promote change in women's HIV risk behaviors." The National Library of Medicine grant fo...
Gladstone Institutes rank high in the scientist survey of best places for postdocs
...the Gladstone Institutes has initiated a number of innovative
and progressive programs for our fellows that are emerging as models for other institutions. We place a great deal of value on our postdoctoral fellows, in the knowledge that they contribute enormously to our science, and we are committed to implemen...
Electronic medical records reduce hours, cut cost
...form, the company combines clinical expertise with innovative
medical information technology to enable doctors and patients to work together to reduce medical errors, improve patient safety, improve overall health outcomes and reduce costs. The ActiveHealth suite of services is designed to seamlessly integrate ...
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
...tating affects of heart disease and stroke through innovative
clinical research." Anthony DeMaria, M.D., an internationally respected cardiologist and researcher who specializes in cardiac diagnostics and ultrasound, is Director of the center. "The dedication of Rich and Gaby Sulpizio has moved us forward in r...
Leukemia drug breakthrough study in New England Journal of Medicine
...e experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as an innovative
way to treat patients with myelodysplastic syndrom...in a new drug application (NDA) for Revlimid as an innovative
approach to treat the anemia of MDS patients with the 5q minus deletion. In 2001, the National Cance...
New breast cancer test could save lives
...rom this disease. The test, which utilises an innovative
radar system, will enable women to be tested regularly without the fear of over-exposure to radiation, a problem with existing X-ray tests. Currently, in order to detect cancer at an early stage which is extremely important for successful treatment...
States find alternate routes to health coverage
...o maintain or expand coverage. States pursued innovative
strategies to maintain or expand coverage. In some cases, states found new revenue sources to increase health care coverage. Residents in several states approved ballot initiatives to increase tobacco taxes to support health initiatives. Other states...
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