Tag: "network" at medical news
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...geological Disaster Prevention (GNDCI), a research network
advising the Italian Civil Protection Department (...re an innovative method based on artificial neural network
technology has been applied to hazard mapping at the basin scale." SLAM activities are also being c...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
... He and other researchers have uncovered a complex network
of links between the skeleton and the kidney. Hormones made in the kidney regulate activity in the skeleton and vice-versa. Last year, Hruska showed that injections of bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) could prevent bone weakening in mice whose ki...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...tes after first medical contact, if an appropriate network
logistic has been established. Furthermore, the ESC Guidelines do not demand cardiac surgery on-site for PCI, since so many more hospitals are in a position to offer high-quality PCI. But the number one rule, worldwide, is: as soon as the patients f...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
...ve, "The ESC has tremendous potential, through its network
of 49 countries, to pass on these crucial messages. By encouraging each of our National Cardiac Societies to take up the mission, there is great potential to increase the awareness of women's cardiovascular disease patterns and directly improve the ...
Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children
...vel, with the establishment of a national research network
to undertake important clinical studies into the s... as meningitis, asthma, epilepsy and migraine. The network
will involve all types of health professionals, the pharmaceutical industry and most importantly, ch...
Specialist care gives better rate of survival
A better network
of care and access involving specialists and family physicians is needed to save the lives of more heart patients, especially rural residents, according to a University of Alberta study. "We need to find ways to improve timely and appropriate access ...
New hand-held information system for emergency responders
...ortation and criminal justice information wireless network
across Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. WISER has been added as a resource to this network, providing easy access to authoritative chemical information. WISER is also being incorporated into training curricula, such as the Baltimore...
Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis
... that we see reduced activity in areas of the pain network
and increased activity in other areas of the brain...ignal input into the cortical structure." The pain network
functions like a relay system with an input pain signal from a peripheral nerve going to the spinal ...
Bevacizumab combined with chemotherapy prolongs survival for some patients with advanced lung cancer
... National Institutes of Health, and conducted by a network
of researchers led by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, Calif., which manufactures bevacizumab, provided bevacizumab for the trial under the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with NCI ...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored with one of the nation's top awards for quality
...vailability of clinical information across a broad network
of care providers. By this spring, Northwestern Memorial will have achieved the Leapfrog Standard, which ensures that physicians enter at least 75 percent of medication orders online. Currently, fewer than 3 percent of hospitals nationwide have ach...
Computational tool predicts how drugs work in cells, advancing efforts to design better medicines
...rganism, then testing the ability of the resulting network
models to predict gene and pathway targets for a variety of drug treatments. Finally, they used the tool to predict the molecular targets of a potential new anticancer compound, PTSB, shown in CMLD studies to inhibit growth in the test organism (bak...
Columbia researchers receive $3 million to combat genetic killer of infants & toddlers
...cal trials. Dr. De Vivo is leading a multi-center network
of investigators the Pediatric Neuromuscular Clin...Rochester. Beginning in 2005, Dr. De Vivo and the network
will conduct clinical trials in SMA patients with drugs that are currently under study as well as an...
'EuroVacc 02' HIV vaccine trial begins in February 2005
...-HIV-C and NYVAC-HIV-C - were developed within the network
European Vaccine Effort against HIV/AIDS. NYVAC-H...itzerland and the United Kingdom. The goal of this network
is to develop safe and effective preventive vaccines against HIV/AIDS. This group has been working t...
PCBs, fungicide open brain cells to Parkinson's assault
...nter, directed by Roger Kurlan, M.D., a nationwide network
of 12 institutions; the Parkinson Study Group, a consortium of experts founded and headed by neurologist Ira Shoulson, M.D.; and the Parkinson's Disease Gene Therapy Study Group, a national effort involving researchers from seven institutions, headed...
University of Washington joins new Autism Treatment Network to provide better medical services
...ofit Autism Treatment Network. Major goals of the network
are to develop standards of treatment for people w...Medical Center in New York. Other partners in the network
include the Northwest Autism Foundation and the Cure Autism Now Foundation, a leading funder of auti...
From town planning to intimate sex: Understanding the risks in our lives
...ently formed Social Contexts and Responses to Risk network
(SCARR) will be launched at a conference in Canter...r Jens Zinn from the University of Kent, the SCARR network
brings together social scientists from a wide range of backgrounds, including sociologists, psycholo...
Researchers map the sexual network of an entire high school
...of the community. Instead, the romantic and sexual network
at the school created long chains of connections t...artner to partner to partner. One component of the network
linked 288 students more than half of those who were romantically active at the school in one long...
Brenner Children's Hospital named to NIH Pediatric Heart Network
...ovitz. Brenner Children's Hospital has joined the network
for the next two years and hopes to renew for another five, Covitz said....
New theory chalenges current view of how brain stores long-term memory
...lleable and transient, and as no particular neural network
lasts a lifetime, it is theoretically possible to forget one's own name. This is seen in the most advanced stages of Alzheimer's disease, the researchers stated. The advantage of such a precarious storage mechanism is that it is a highly flexi...
New network of gastrointestinal immune cells discovered
A previously unknown network
of immune cells has been discovered in the mammalian gastrointestinal system by a research group based in the Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The finding, reported in the January 14 issue ...
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