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Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills

...n says. Nevertheless, he adds, "it appearsfrom our experience and study that a lot of the techniques developed forthe military battlefield and conditioned-based maintenance of machines canbe applied to humans." The same sensors and signal processors, automated reasoning systems anddata fusion methods used to ...

Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body

... an analytical chemist who also has a great dealof experience developing sensors which can detect compounds atextremely low concentrations, as low as 3,000 molecules. So, inhis recent research, Heineman, chemistry professor Carl Seliskar,and chemistry graduate students decided to try to develop asensor to see ...

Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies

...imer's that also may be effective for patients who experience dementia as a result of strokes. If the medication...ve beneficial to at least some of the patients who experience the devastating symptoms of Alzheimer's." Svetlik said the clinic also has several other drug trial...

Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants

...as become our preferred treatment for patients who experience refractory rejection following a kidney transplant...ough about half of kidney transplant patients will experience at least one episode of rejection, a temporary boost in their medications-increased doses of cortico...

Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns

...d, children who were postmature were morelikely to experience social-interaction problems. However, moreresearch is necessary to fully understand the long-term effectsof the syndrome. The psychologists noticed the difficulties of the postmaturebabies while studying how infants develop early attachments totheir ...

Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries

...r. "Rural women in developing countries tend to experience menopause about eight years earlier than in devel...n Research Institute. "On average, American women experience menopause at about 51 years old, while rural Bangladeshi women, for example, are about 43 years old...

New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds

...s of motor control that many Parkinson's sufferers experience while on levodopa (Sinemet), the most powerful anti-Parkinson's drug now available. Adding a powerful new stablemate to the range of drugsalready available will improve doctors' ability to find the best mix for each individual patient, Dr. Kieburtzsa...

Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease

...g known to be true, too, is that breast-fed babies experience fewerand less serious incidences of disease and allergy than formula-fed babies.Gastrointestinal, respiratory, and middle-ear infections, in particular, aregreatly reduced in breast-fed infants. In recent years, scientists at Penn andother institutio...

New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease

...finding the right treatment is often a frustrating experience for physicians andtheir patients. Now, research at Johns Hopkins may help provide some answers to the puzzle. By harvesting white blood cells from patients, placing the cells in tissueculture plates andexposing them to common steroid and im...

Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan

...ill allow a person to create their own educational experience through touching the screen, interacting with the program and obtaining the information that is relevant to their needs," says Strecher, who also directs the U-M Health Media Research Laboratory, a program of the U-M's Cancer Center and School of Pub...

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process

...ng with PPPL because of the Laboratory's extensive experience in the application of RF and microwave radiation to the study of plasmas. The Laboratory has particular expertise in optimizing the absorption of RF and microwave energy into a receiving medium. Experience includes the measuring of RF parameters, ins...

Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy

... challenge is notwhether developing countries will experience the modern epidemiologicaltransition, but whether the middle phase of the transition can be abbreviated socountries can arrive more quickly at the later stage when deaths occur at olderages. With consumption of tobacco rising in developing c...

Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients

...ng patients." The tutorial also was an eye-opening experience for Susan Crowley, M.D.,assistant professor of med...ntings or apatient," she says. "It was a learning experience for me as well as for thestudents I mentor." Dr. Braverman and Linda Friedlaender chose narrative o...

New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?

...he brain may addup to a betterunderstanding of the experience of thinking. The work, done in animals, offers promise for studying the brain at work,by measuringnot only how much extra blood gets sent to thinking areas, but also bycalculating how muchoxygen those areas are using. Using a kind of imaging c...

X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers

...theters in treating the babies and because infants experience much morerapid internalchanges than adults, said Jon Williams, chief of pediatric radiology atShands. Because children's cells divide rapidly as they grow, they are far moresensitive than adults to the chromosome-damaging effects of radiatio...

Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible

...ich lacked the tachykinins,needed less morphine to experience pain relief under more intense painconditions. Pharmaceutical companies have been developing prototype painkillers toblock the action of substance P and neurokinin A on receptors located on thesurfaces of pain-transmitting nerve cells. The r...

Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of New Oral Medications Evaluated

...urce of energy for the brain. People withdiabetes experience higher than normal blood glucose levels, which can lead tocomplications. Type 2 diabetes, the most common type of diabetes, is considered to bethe leading cause of blindness, renal failure and loss of limb, according to theAmerican Diabetes ...

Preventing Stroke: The Choice Between Aspirin And Warfarin

...diogram. While some people have no symptoms, most experience asensation of rapid heart beats or skipped beats. The SPAF trials, which started in 1987, have involved about 4,000patient volunteers with atrial fibrillation at 25 medical centers in the UnitedStates and Canada. Results from SPAF I, reporte...

Neurotransmitter-Induced Electrical Activity Identified As Key Regulator Of Synaptogenesis

... are consistent with studies showing that experience modifies neuronal circuitries both during development and in adulthood....

ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting

...rson Cancer Center in Houston. In summarizing the experience to date with single agent, multi-dayadministration of ONYX-015, the investigators noted that antitumoral activityhas now been clearly observed and a high level of safety firmly established in alarger group of patients. The fact that no toxicities we...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Calif., April 17, 2014 By discovering a new ... after a stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the ... that may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , ... fourth-leading cause of death and primary reason for disability ... in a stroke and lets blood-borne material into the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly among ... in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: ... article " Internet Use and Depression Among Retired Older ... the authors report that Internet use reduced the probability ... study sample. , Late-life depression affects between 5 ...
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