Tag: "satellite" at medical news
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... last half century. However a new service based on satellite
imagery can provide early warning of areas suscept...to the densely populated Arno Basin. More than 350 satellite
images of the region, taken by ESA's ERS satellites, have been combined with ground-gathered data to...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...s is called GOME-2. Due to launch aboard the MetOp satellite
next year, it will be dedicated to operational ozone monitoring. Into the future, Professor Burrows and his team have also proposed the Geostationary Scanning Imaging Absorption spectrometer (GeoSCIA) an instrument which would - if selected for flig...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...nd of the Drygalski ice tongue. The latest Envisat satellite
image shows the two ice masses only a few kilometres apart. Mark Drinkwater of ESA's Ice/Oceans Unit is among researchers keeping close watch on the situation: "The widest part of the iceberg would now appear to have successfully negotiated the narro...
Young blood revives aging muscles, Stanford researchers find
...ndo and his group studied specialized cells called satellite
cells, the muscle stem cells, that dot muscle tiss...hey do in young mice and humans. In older mice the satellite
cells hold the same position, but are deaf to the muscle's cry for help. In the Nature study, Rando ...
UT Southwestern doctors track Oklahoma Alzheimer's patients via telemedicine
...'s patients miles away is now as close as a simple satellite
linkup. Doctors in UT Southwestern Medical Center'...n the Choctaw community. Dr. Weiner first used the satellite
link in January to see patients. The health-care connection is made using equipment in Dallas linked...
Views from space help oil prospectors see deep underground
...ing with ESA for the last three years to integrate satellite
data into its working practices. What Earth Observ...resolution. "But, until we started using satellite
imagery, we could only guess at the coupling and data quality in advance of an actual survey. Space-...
Telemedicine is healthcare's new frontier
...or support for the development of telemedicine via satellite
to comply with the key priorities of the healthcare system. The aim of this initiative is to set up a programmatic framework able to host research, development and pilot utilisation activities in the field of telemedicine via satellite. To this end,...
Satellite data reveal immense pollution pool over Bihar, India
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Scientists studying satellite
data have discovered an immense wintertime pool of pollution over the northern Indian state of Bihar. Blanketing around 100 million people, primarily in the Ganges Valley, the pollution levels are about five times larger than those typically found o...
Focus on our magnetic planet
... oceanic tides. Only with delicate measurements by satellite
constellations, supported by ground stations, ship...ive French-built accelerometer on the German CHAMP satellite
has revealed heating by intense currents where the solar wind pushes towards the magnetic poles in d...
Innovative WSU graduate program deals with mental health, deafness
...ng to expand. Basil is pursuing the development of satellite
clinics in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati and the beginning of on-line instruction through the World Wide Web. He said Wright State has an online master's program in rehabilitation counseling, and this can be tied to the mental health and deafnes...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Jan. 4, 2005
...ect of a video news release; call 215-351-2514 for satellite
coordinates.) 2. Heavy Drinking is Associated with Risk for Stroke A new analysis of data from a study of the nutrition habits and illnesses of 38,156 men found that heavy alcohol drinking was associated with increased risk for ischemic stroke...
ESA presents space solutions at post-Kyoto climate summit
...project of the Agency's Data User Programme, using satellite
data in support of carbon reporting. Forest Monito...c and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and French satellite
Impact of 2002 Canadian forest fires felt 700 miles away in Baltimore, Maryland
...nd the study's senior author. The researchers used satellite
images, trajectory models, light detection and ranging measurements to track emissions from the Canadian forest fires to levels of particulate matter in Baltimore. During the peak of the episodes, ambient PM 2.5 levels increased eight-fold from 25 ug...
ESA service makes customised maps available to African aid workers
...HUMAN). Since last year the service has been using satellite
imagery to prepare on-demand maps of remote areas for humanitarian organisations. Now HUMAN has gone one better, enabling those organisations to make their own customised maps across most of Africa. Arnold is an emergency officer at the MSF headquar...
Skeletal muscle cells could be source of stem cells for regenerating nerve tissue
...HE LANCET. A group of cells called skeletal-muscle satellite
cells are able to regenerate muscle fibres. Giulio Alessandri (Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy) and colleagues investigated whether these cells can differentiate into different types of mesenchymal cell (the types of cell that eventu...
Chemoprevention backgrounder: Working for a future of cancer chemoprevention
... Anderson, and an additional 170 at M. D. Anderson satellite
sites. Raloxifene, used to prevent osteoporosis, may have fewer side effects than tamoxifen, Bevers says. But while the results of STAR likely will be known in the next year or two, approaches are being investigated at M. D. Anderson that will help s...
Workshop in Kathmandu on space technology for sustainable development in mountain areas
...ctive presentations will be delivered directly via satellite
from Austria. A special event has been organised o...n subjects such as remote sensing, communications, satellite
meteorology, search and rescue, basic space science, satellite
navigation and space law. ESA through...
Satellite view highlights Europe's changing landscape
...a new virtual atlas of Europe's landscape based on satellite
data. The European Environment Agency (EEA), assi...ata on 17 November. "What we are able to see from satellite
data is that the increase in soil that is sealed off by human infrastructure activities is even grea...
Embark on a 'journey to better vision' at UH
... its main clinical teaching facility, along with a satellite
clinic at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center. The CSE gives alternatives to patients who face the challenges of maintaining an independent lifestyle and performing everyday tasks. Even with glasses, contact lenses, medicine o...
TIGER Workshop puts focus on space for African water management
...a during the last few decades are identified using satellite
data in order to establish recommendations for the...dwater resources management. Globwetland provides satellite
data on 15 African wetland sites which are important for protecting biodiversity, moderating floodi...
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