Tag: "database" at medical news
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
...in most states). Past perceptual research on this database
has shown that a personlistening to the samples ca...ivestudy, but Cummings said they form a sufficient database
to makegeneralizations. "If you see consistently the same trend between sober andintoxicated speech...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
... By December 23, 1996, the date on which the study database
was closed for the first efficacy analysis, 445 women had enrolled, 394 had delivered 402 liveborn infants, and one or more diagnostic HIV test results were available in 379 infants. The estimated overall rate of mother-to-infant HIV transmission was...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...is new system is capable of efficiently searchinga database
of raw information to match patterns and detect ob...r, in this case, the radiologist, directly build a database
of knowncancer indications encountered in the past," explained Dr. ChristopherF. Barnes, a senior re...
Chemist Turns To Self-Assembly To Create New Drugs
... days and days of repetitive lab work to buildup a database
of compounds; then they fish out the useful ones.Miller's work, funded by the National Science Foundation,Research Corporation Technologies of Tucson, Ariz., and theUniversity, relieves this drudgery by using metal atoms toinstigate chemical self-ass...
Beta-Blockers Underused In Older Patients After Heart Attacks, Major Study Of 45,000 Patients 65 Years Or Older Reveals
...on. Krumholz and his colleagues examined a database
of Medicarebeneficiaries that were 65 years old or older who had been discharged from thehospital after an acute myocardial infarction (sudden heart attack), a conditionin which part of the heart muscle suddenly dies. Anyone who has had such ...
The Visible Humans: Coming Of Age
...f the most promising outcomes of the Visible Human database
is the ability to allow for repeated dissection. While anatomical dissection normally destroys the specimen, the Visible Human allows for a "reversible" dissection. Researchers from Engineering Animation, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, have developed software ...
1998 AAPS Annual Meeting Abstracts Debut Online
...utical Scientists (AAPS) today premiered an online database
of the abstracts to be featured at the Association... 15-19, in San Francisco, CA. The fully searchable database
of abstracts can be found online at http://aaps.ctt-inc.com/MeetingItinerary/Login.asp . A unique c...
Stent Procedures May Be Unnecessary In Some Heart Cases
...e." Ohman added that since this is a retrospective database
analysis, thenext step is to validate the results in a prospective trial. The researchers analyzed data from 5,143 patients who received balloonangioplasty and looked at what happened six months later. Of those patients, 18percent achieved a stent-l...
Study Shows Hormone Replacement Therapy Does Not Elevate Breast Cancer Risk
... was the use ofERT," Dupont said. "What makes our database
unique is the fact that we havethis information for women for whom we know precisely what type of benign breastdisease they had." The Nashville Breast Cohort includes nearly 10,000 women, making it one of thelargest groups of its kind. Dupont and Dr...
Patient Characteristics And The Way Patients Are Treated Have Impact On Hospital Costs Of Liver Transplants
..., the researchers used a standardized resource use database
inwhich all hospital services for liver transplants at the three centers werematched to a single price list. The researchers then tested the association ofpatient and clinical characteristics to resource use. The researchers collected clinical and ...
UCSF Study Finds Latina Women Have Greater Risk Of Premature Birth With Short Interpregnancy Interval
...study was based on 1991 birth information from the database
of the U.S.National Center for Health Statistics. Data for a group of 150,000 Latina womenof Mexican-origin was compared to a corresponding group of white women. Womenranged in age from 11 to 49 years. The researchers looked at three classificati...
Mayo Clinic Study Finds Costs For Cancer Clinical Trials Comparable To Costs For Standard Treatment
...e costs wereestimated from a population-based cost database
developed at Mayo Clinic. The NCI estimates that approximately 8.2 million Americans alive today have ahistory of cancer, and it expects about 1,221,800 new cancer cases to bediagnosed in 1999. Currently, 2 to 3 percent of all cancer patients, abo...
Heart Attack Victims More Likely To Survive When Taken To High-Volume Hospitals
...ers analyzed a Health Care FinancingAdministration database
of 98,898 Medicare patients 65 years of age or older,who were treated for heart attack at all 4,055 acute care hospitals in theUnited States during 1994 and 1995. Thirty days after hospital discharge, death rates were 14.4 percent atthe highe...
UCSF HIV/AIDS web site honored by Smithsonian Institution
...icine category was Pfizer, cited for a centralized database
for managingclinical trials information. Established by a UCSF team two years ago, HIV InSite has totaled close to 14million hits from an international audience, with an average of two million hitsa month from over 150 countries. The web site is n...
AAPS Symposium to present latest developments in Cheminformatics
...uting architectures in cheminformatics 61623: New database
developments which greatly enhance chemistry information management 61623: Prediction and calculations for drug-like properties 61623: Drug lead profiling and diversity metrics 61623: Data mining and visualization techniques 61623: Links to large...
Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof
medical, surgical, research and other components
...n addition, she will manage the large,computerized database
of clinical patients, assessing those that are appropriatefor participation in state of the art clinical trials and research projects.These are aimed at bringing the latest technologies to benefit patients withpituitary disorders. In designing the Pi...
Advances in 'On the Spot' tests have huge public health implications
...utomatically transmit the information to a central database
as a source of valuable information for health policy decision makers. The main driving force behind the development of near testing kits has been the search for life in space and the military's need to detect biological warfare agents says Prof Borr...
New anti-angiogenic proteins discovered
...could not have made this discovery without the HGS database
andaccess to genes that they provide." Craig A. Rosen, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research and Developmentat Human Genome Sciences, said, "By now everyone should be aware of theexcitement surrounding the possible use of novel anti-angiog...
Risk factors for stroke after heart surgery identified
...d earlierresearch, it was the first to use a large database
of case histories to clearlyestablish the risk factors, says Hogue. The researchers examined the records of1,900 men and 1,072 women age 50 and over who had undergone heart surgery atBarnes-Jewish Hospital from January 1990 through August 1996. All...
Cedars-Sinai reports excellent outcomes for its cardiac surgery division
...ed in 1969. Theirs is the oldest long-term outcome database
in SouthernCalifornia. "Because we are very concer...ed as hardware and software have improved. Today's database
includesinformation gathered during every stage of a patient's care - from thepreoperative history a...
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