Tag: "degrees" at medical news
Animal study show that heat-sensitive liposome improves chemotherapy delivery to tumors
...mors, liposomes sensitive to temperatures above 42 degrees
Celsius (108 degrees
F) have been created. Heat-sensitive liposomes "melt" to varying degrees
when heated, allowing the ...
Study: Drinking in fraternities, sororities doesn't necessarily continue after college
..., marriage and parenthood tends to promote varying degrees
of abstinence. "This is an important study because for the first time it shows directly how important the perception of peer support is in these groups and that the behavior changes after college when presumably the peer support ends," said Dr. ...
Stony Brook chemist wins national award for drug discoveries
... it." Ojima received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees
from the University of Tokyo in 1968 and 1973. He is a member of the ACS divisions of organic, medicinal, inorganic and fluorine chemistry....
Japanese chemist wins U.S. award for molecular discoveries
...iety." Noyori received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees
from Kyoto University in 1961 and 1967. He is a member of the ACS division of organic chemistry....
Feeling of hopelessness increases risk of dying
... which prevented them from assessing how different degrees
of hopelessness affect mortality. They also called for more research on the causes of hopelessness, as well as on the effectiveness of various treatments, such as antidepressants and psychotherapy. The effects of hopelessness may vary among indivi...
Sergio Lombroso Award in Cancer Research presented to
...ications. Dr. Pandolfi earned both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees
from the University of Perugia, Italy. He received further post-graduate training at the National Institute for Medical Research and the University of London in the U.K. Dr. Pandolfi established his research laboratory at Memorial Sloan-Kettering ...
Wolfgang Glasser receives ACS award for wood chemistry, bio-based composites research
...n; Toulouse, France; and Gothenborg, Sweden. His degrees
are from the University of Hamburg and, prior to joining the faculty at Virginia Tech in 1972, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Washington. Glasser's wife, Heidi R. Glasser, a mathematician, worked with him until 1985 on the progr...
Public schools may face shortage of speech-language pathologists
...speech-language pathologists (SLPs) with bachelors degrees
upgrade to a masters by this year and that those hired prior to 1981 acquire a masters by 2005. "This ruling could potentially have a large impact on the services speech-language pathologists provide to the growing number of students with speech and ...
COOL AID safe after stroke, may deter side effect of clot-busters
...ch was then maintained at a core temperature of 32 degrees
Celsius (89.6 degrees
Fahrenheit) for 12 to 72 hours. Ten patients who received hypothermia were compared with nine simi...
Women with higher education have less risk of heart disease
Women with college or advanced degrees
may have a lower risk of heart disease than less-e...d education level. In general, women with advanced degrees
had the least calcification, while high school graduates and high school dropouts had the most. Coll...
Study explores the effect of temperature on mortality
...e threshold ranged between approximately 65 and 70 degrees
Fahrenheit for cities in the North (Boston, Chicag...e, and Washington, DC) and approximately 76 and 90 degrees
Fahrenheit for cities in the South (Charlotte, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Miami). Results ind...
Fever immediately after heart bypass surgery associated with cognitive decline
...hour period, maximum temperatures ranged from 37.2 degrees
Celsius (98.9 F) to 39.3 degrees
Celsius (102.7 F), and we found that those patients who had the greater post-operative hyperthermia ...
High intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer investigated at Indiana University School of Medicine
... Ohio. HIFU elevates tissue temperatures 70- to-90 degrees
Centigrade (158-194 degrees
Fahrenheit) in durations of up to four seconds, killing the cancer without damaging tissue surroundi...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings looks at epidemic of obesity in February issue
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Stanford researchers warm to cooling heart attack patients
...esigned device, which induces mild cooling to 91.4 degrees
F, more than 7 degrees
cooler than normal body temperature. "Basically, we're stealing heat from the body and sending it to...
NHLBI study shows vast majority of middle-aged Americans at risk of developing hypertension
...news for Americans: The risk of developing severe degrees
of high blood pressure has decreased in the past 25 years, due partly to improved treatment. The study, based on data from NHLBI's landmark Framingham Heart Study (FHS), appears in the February 27, 2002, issue of the Journal of the American Medical...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, March 5, 2002
...t 11,000 practitioners without traditional medical degrees
and 3,000 acupuncturists with medical degrees, is expected to double by 2005 and quadruple by 2015....
Eye drops to treat childhood eye disorder work as well as patching the eye
...rops might be useful for treating mild to moderate degrees
of amblyopia. If this were true, atropine drug therapy might be preferred as an initial treatment for many children with amblyopia, since it appears to be more readily accepted by the children and their parents. However, the use of atropine as a prim...
Ultrasound senses 'feel' of breast lesions
... maintained temperature increases at less than 0.2 degrees
Celsius, which is well within acceptable guidelines, the article said. "The intensities and application times of the pushing pulses used for ARFI imaging are safe, and will not result in an increase in risk to the patient over that associated wit...
Calcium channel gene may play a role in severity of neurodegenerative brain disease
...ations developed the disease at different ages and degrees
of severity, the investigators analyzed 331 patients with SCA2 from Holguin, Cuba, where SCA2 is common due to a large Founder effect or where a specific gene variant is concentrated in a particular population. Two groups of patients were then cho...
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