Tag: "computer" at medical news
The Visible Humans: Coming Of Age
...ecause this is "virtual prototyping," created on a computer
without building physical models of the devices, EAI's morphing software is expected to save considerable time and money....
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...ol and optimize resource allocation in large-scale computer
networks); and New Computational Challenges (NCC) ...frontiers for discovery." The explosive growth in computer
power and connectivity is reshaping relationships among people and organizations while also transfor...
$60 Million Brain Institute Opens At University Of Florida
...ng laboratories; the hubof the institute's complex computer
network; the imaging suite built to housepowerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems for animal and human research;the UF-invented Human Patient Simulator used in teaching anesthesiologists andemergency medical specialists, and the radiosurgery...
University Of Pittsburgh Chosen By NCI As One Of Three Pioneer Sites ForBiocombinatorial Chemistry Research
...synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, computer
modeling androbotics with expertise from faculty at Carnegie Mellon University. The UPCI is one of a select group of NCI-designated comprehensive cancercenters nationwide. As such, it excels in patient care and in cancer detection,diagnosis...
Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
...r," said Allen Taflove,professor of electrical and computer
engineering at Northwestern's Robert R.McCormick S...lan Sahakian, associate professor ofelectrical and computer
engineering and biomedical engineering. Interstitialpersonnel include Marvin Frazier, Robert Moulton...
Fructose Consumption May Accelerate Aging: Skin's Elasticity And Softness May Be Affected
...ts pioneering work in communications, electronics, computer
science,biotechnology, water-resource management, materials engineering, aerospace andmedicine, among others. The majority of Israel's engineers are Techniongraduates, as are most of the founders and managers of its high-tech industries. The univers...
New drugs, diagnostic tests, software needed to prepare US cities for chemical, biological attacks
... professionals. Improvement and field testing of computer
models to predict the spread ofhazardous agents in an attack and to provide realistic training for emergencymanagement officials. Recent events suggest that terrorists in the United States and abroad may bemore interested in using biological and che...
Radically New Type Of Surgery Tested On First Patient
...l markers tothe outside of the skull to enable the computer
to localize the catheter (seeattached backgrounder...es (MRIs) of the patient'sbrain on the screen of a computer
console. The 3-D views and virtual slicesthrough the brain allowed him to plan the best route to the...
Magnetic Surgery System Tested Successfully On First Patient
...stem that usessuperconducting magnets and advanced computer
imaging technology toautomatically navigate a cath...ed path through the brain, but for thefirst time a computer
is able to steer a catheter using externally appliedmagnetic fields acting on the catheter tip, givi...
Statistician Keeps Health Researchers Ahead Of The Curve
...kins since 1991. Wu's long-term goal is to develop computer
software that will allow publichealth researchers to insert their data and generate their own curve estimationswithout training in advanced mathematics....
School Computer Posture Problems Found
...percent of the third-to-fifth graders studied used computer
workstations thatput them at postural risk; the ot...esearch suggests that ergonomic considerations for computer
use amongelementary schoolchildren are frequently disregarded; this has implications forhealth probl...
Program Developed At UF Enables Computer To "Emote" In Speech
GAINESVILLE --- A recent University of Florida computer
engineering graduatestudent has created a program ...ificial intelligence and UF assistant professor of computer
and informationscience and engineering. Dankel is Truluck's faculty advisor. Truluck, who gr...
Temples Virtual Lab Helps Disabled Students
...bleda team with expertise in input/output devices, computer
software, and assistingpeople with disabilities. Many of the undergraduates plan to remain in Temple'sCollege of Engineering in order to pursue their master's degrees, leading Butzto express optimism that refinement of the project will continue. "Al...
Canada's Most Powerful Supercomputer Now At Sick Kids
...ldwide scientific community using a broad range of computer
environments hasbecome essential to gaining insight and new discoveries. To help meet thesechallenges, Silicon Graphics is advancing its commitment to bring the fastest,most expandable, most flexible computing systems to the world's bioinformaticstea...
MIT Touch Lab Research Explores The Hand
... they work), machine haptics(robotic devices), and computer
haptics (the generation of virtual "objects"that t...ghly analogous tohuman vision, machine vision, and computer
graphics," Dr. Srinivasan said. Projects in human haptics range from developing computer
MRI Images Using Laser-Polarized Xenon
...tons are detectedby radio waves and processed in a computer
to produce detailed images ofinternal soft tissue. Instead of water molecules, the U-M's prototype MRI system detects signals frommolecules of xenon, which have been polarized by an laser optical pumping systembefore being inhaled by the animal. "Xen...
'Motion Blindness,' Not Just Poor Memory, Causes Alzheimer's Patients To Lose Their Way
...Memorial Hospital whose team made thefinding using computer
patterns that look like snowflakes rushingtoward the viewer. "Many of these patients are basically blind tothe kinds of cues most of us absorb unconsciously every day. It'salmost like they're walking around with their eyes closed," saysDuffy, associa...
Wake Up To Stroke -- Night Strokes Linked To Long Delays In Care
...t takes forevaluation and diagnostic tests, like a computer
tomography scan, to allowphysicians to determine if the stroke should be treated with a clot-buster. Strokes caused by bleeding in the brain -- hemorrhagic strokes -- are nottreated with clot busters, because the drugs can increase the bleeding which...
CT Scans Could Become Screening Tool For Heart Disease
...d with General Electric Medical Systems to develop computer
software that processes the information and produces a calcium "score." The score indicates whether vessel disease is present and helps predict the likelihood of a future heart attack. "We know that having a score above 400, for example, means th...
Tiny Tools Give New Meaning To 'Cutting Edge'
MADISON - They look more like stray computer
parts than precision medical tools,but Amit Lal's ...arable new edgein medicine. Lal, an electrical and computer
engineer with the University ofWisconsin-Madison, has created a new class of medical cutting tools e...
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