Tag: "applied" at medical news
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...nd conditioned-based maintenance of machines canbe applied
to humans." The same sensors and signal processors, automated reasoning systems anddata fusion methods used to create smart weapons and super sensitive surveillancesystems, can be used to combat disease, the two researchers say. Hall predicts tha...
A Surgical Semiconductor Laser With More Precision And Power
...arger than a fist. The technology may also be applied
in the area of information storage; for instance, the new laser's more precisefocus might permit the storage of more data on CD-ROMs. Semiconductor lasers are also used in telecommunications and incommunications between satellites. The work, fun...
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
...n the diagnostic goldstandard, ultrasound is being applied
in ways that were only dreams a few yearsago. Why are these dreams coming true today? As Delcker explained in aninterview, new computer workstations are allowing 2D ultrasound data sets to beelectronically reconstructed as 3D images. ...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...e transcranial Doppler requires a small-size probe applied
around thetemple area, while an echocardiogram is invasive and requires the presence of acardiologist to interpret the echocardiogram during surgery. The echocardiogram has additional risks not present with a non-invasivemethod like the tran...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...ne, but this is the firsttime this notion has been applied
to improve glomerular diseases," says Briggs. "A major problem incaring for these patients has been the lack of reliable clinical or laboratorytechniques for estimating afavorable response to treatment. Although our work is preliminary, furtherrefin...
Antioxidant-Enhancing Drug Partly Rescues Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
...ow (inner-ear membrane) of one group of animalsand applied
a saline solution as a control in a second group. The animals thenwere exposed to mid-frequency noise for four hours at levels high enough tocause temporary deafness. The loss of hearing was verified by monitoring brainwaves to the hearing center i...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
... value in answering research questions that may be applied
to their ownpatients and practices. The federally funded workshop is being planned forSpring 1998. "Today's medical students are learning to speak the new language ofhealth care, but many doctors and nurses practicing out in the communityrece...
Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
...eatersare doing right so that their efforts can be applied
to other at-risk neighborhoods. Aiding him in this research are health planning administrationgraduate assistants Nina Ruparel and Carl Mandley....
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
...sed the brain to reorganize. When the researchers applied
TMS to the plasticcortex, or the part of the brain...lasticity was enhanced. However, when researchers applied
TMS to thenon-plastic cortex on the other side of the brain, the brain?s responsiveness inthe plasti...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
...uickly absorbed by cancerous cells. Takenorally or applied
topically to the skin, hypericin shows up as a red...'ve learned about vision, perception and color and applied
those things to other areas," says Rawicz, whose company is a founding member of the Optical Process...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...bject like a sharp probe, then measuring the force applied
and howdeeply the object penetrates the material. ...tsfrom such indentation instruments when they were applied
to graded materials." So Professor Suresh and MIT Research Scientist Antonios Giannakopoulos...
Tighter Chemical Binding = Better Meds
...hibitors. Jorgensen's calculations also have been applied
to potentialdrugs that can regulate the natural synthesis of insulin for diabetics ina gene therapy approach involving implanted cells. Vast Increases in Computer Speed Vast increases in computer speed in recent years make it possibleto perform com...
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
...gans or tissues, he said. The researchers applied
for a $1.3 million grant from the NationalInstitutes of Health but have already launched the project using $20,000from the Children's Miracle Network. -30- Color or black & white photo available with this story. Forinformation, please call News & Pu...
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
... measuring how long it took mice to move away from applied
mechanicalpressure, or how many seconds they licked skin where hot pepper extract had beenapplied, Cao determined that the knockout mice were as sensitive to mild pain asnormal mice, but that they were much less sensitive to moderate or more intensep...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
...uidelines. We're nowlooking at changes that can be applied
worldwide in the trials we're nowdesigning." While the outcomes of these trials are important to the companies whosedrugs are being tested, they have no influence once the trial begins. "The companies, of course, have input in the ...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...earch to bolster trauma systems design. TRAMAH was applied
and tested from two different perspectives. The fi...29. The convention will include sessions on topics applied
to a wide number offields, including aviation, health care, information technology, the Internet,ene...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...d. He noted, for example, that Lockwood and Salvi applied
for seed funding in 1993 and got their NIH grant this year. "The NIH grant is a five-year award," said Landi, "so the university will be getting that return through 2003 for an initiative it took back in 1993."...
American Heart Association Comment: Tirofiban -- The Platelet Receptor Blocker
For Heart Attack
...e can buy time duringwhich other treatments can be applied
to lower blood cholesterol and bloodpressure." The treatment advance has resulted from a better understanding of the causes ofheart attack. "We know that heart attack involves a complex process, but one of the finaltriggers is a blood clot that bloc...
How Reliable Are League Tables?
...quantify the uncertainty about ranking. They have applied
it to in vitro fertilisation clinics in the UK and found that the rankings were not entirely meaningful and therefore it would be unwise to take them too seriously. Positions in ranking can alter radically year on year, but this does not necessarit...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
...the negative side effects. It theoretically can be applied
toseeds as a pretreatment, used against foliar or soil borne plant pathogens, andused for post-harvest disease control. The product also offers new treatmentsolutions. For example, it has proven effective in combating pathogens in maturefruit, such a...
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