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

...ill assist the ERRC researchers in equipping their facility with the necessary RF power source, as well as providing the expertise to enable the measurement of power deposited, power launched, and launch efficiency. In addition, the PPPL group will concentrate on optimizing the RF launch configuration, and he...

Wistar Scientist Awarded American Cancer Society Grant For Study Of Tumor Suppressor Proteins

...in 1892, was the first independent medicalresearch facility in the country. For more than 100 years, Wistar scientistshave been making history and improving world health through their development ofvaccines for diseases that include rabies, German measles, infantilegastroenteritis (rotavirus), and cytomegalo...

Lupus Foundation Of America Awards Summer Internship To Student Working At Wistar Institute

...in 1892, was the first independentmedical research facility in the country. For more than 100 years, Wistarscientists have been making history and improving world health through theirdevelopment of vaccines for diseases that include rabies, German measles,infantile gastroenteritis (rotavirus), and cytomegalo...

$60 Million Brain Institute Opens At University Of Florida

... What: Building Dedication of a new $60 million facility housing thetechnological heart of the University of Florida Brain Institute, aninternational resource for multi-disciplinary studies of injuries, disease andmany other aspects of the brain, central nervous system and spine. Alreadygarnering close to ...

Study Indicates That Medicare Costs Are Higher -- And Survival Rate Is Better --At Major Teaching Hospitals Survive Climate Change

...should care about where they go;that at a teaching facility they seem to do better." Taylor said the results raise an important question that this studycannot answer: "What is it about what these major teaching hospitals thatproduce these better outcomes?" Taylor said the Duke researchers, which in...

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Ranked "Most Preferred Hospital" In L.A. And #1 In Six Other Key Categories

...tion to being chosen the most preferred healthcare facility in thegreater Los Angeles region, consumers responding to the most recent HealthcareMarket Guide study also placed Cedars-Sinai first in six key categories: Bestoverall quality, best doctors, best nurses, most personalized care, hospital adrecall, an...

Promising Bone Cancer Therapy Advances To Next Level

...hey used the Lab's High Flux Beam Reactor research facility to turnregular tin (tin-117) into its isotope tin-117m, then attached the DTPA(diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid), which helps the tin reach the bone withoutbeing sidetracked by interactions with the blood or being taken up into softtissue. After i...

Vaccine Against Melanoma Proves Successful For Patients With Disease Spread To Two Lymph Node Areas

...building a new vaccine laboratory andmanufacturing facility in Philadelphia to increase quantities of the vaccine forfuture testing and use. The five-year randomized trial, already underway, willcompare the effectiveness of an autologous melanoma vaccine to the standardtreatment, which is alpha interferon. Th...

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Now Offers Microwave Thermotherapy For Treatment Of Prostate Disease

...s theprocedure is performed in a Medicare-approved facility (which Cedars-Sinai is). Prostatron® is manufactured by EDAP Technomed, Inc and received FDA approval inMay, 1996. For more information, or for a free referral to a physician whoperforms the Prostatron® procedure, please call 1-800-CEDARS-1 ...

Wistar scientist awarded American Cancer Society grant for research on tumor killing cells

...in 1892, was the first independent medicalresearch facility in the country. For more than 100 years, Wistar scientistshave been making history and improving world health through their development ofvaccines for diseases that include rabies, German measles, infantilegastroenteritis (rotavirus), and cytomegalo...

Second Annual AIDS Vaccine Day Honors Volunteers Nationwide

...$30 millionbuilding is a state-of-the-art research facility designed to bring AIDS vaccinesfrom concepts to clinical trials. Gary Nabel, M.D., Ph.D., director of thecenter, has already begun recruiting scientists and charting the research courseof the program. Activities will be held throughout the United St...

New cancer treatment facility opens

...ed on the body, mind, and spirit. "We believe this facility will serve as a national model for the delivery of...s and files necessary to care for each patient,the facility has more than 550 computers and uses the most advanced digitaltechnology to create a nearly paperles...

Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof medical, surgical, research and other components

...itary disease clinical trialsthan almost any other facility in the country, patients will have unparalleledaccess to these research protocols. "We currently have three large NIH grants in pituitary disease and research, aswell as an NIH training grant, and literally hundreds of patients enrolled inclinical tr...

The cleanest cut

...ical lasers. The Vanderbilt FEL center is the only facility in the world that produces beams of tunable infrared laser light powerful enough for surgery and is equipped for human operations. The ONR Medical Free Electron Laser Program supports five Free Electron Laser centers in the country, including the one...

From the days of the 'Wild West' to world renown: Medical historian describes the U-M Medical School's first 150 years

...d University Hospital, the largest and most modern facility of its kind in the nation. U-M researchers and physicians have made numerous medical breakthroughs, including the discovery of the gene that codes for cystic fibrosis and the refinement of the electrocardiogram as a clinical tool for diagnosing hea...

Not Cartier, but non-allergenic and long-lasting: Worlds first diamond micromachines created at Sandia

...es at the Department of Energy's national security facility are etched from a surface of amorphous diamond, th...the clean room in an otherwise-silicon fabrication facility is achievable, since diamond is chemically compatible with silicon, the researchers believe. Such pr...

Cranfield pioneers back pain research

...hat the network will have an extensive explanation facility to explain to the surgeons how the decision was reached; this is believed to be the first in the world on this scale. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Michael Foy has been working on this project for some time and finds "the interface between art...

Brain imaging reveals less medication just as effective in treating schizophrenia

...Health is the largest mental health and addictions facility in Canada, only one of four such facilities in that field to receive designation from the World Health Organization as a Centre of Excellence. This study was supported by the Medical Research Council of Canada, the National Alliance for Research in S...

ORNL project seeks to pinpoint time since death

...h Facility in Knoxville. The internationally known facility contains anywhere from 10 to 24 bodies at any one time that have been donated to the program in the hopes of helping science and law enforcement. "Each year, there are about 90,000 homicides in this country," Vass said, "and for every one, you need t...

Recommendations for the establishment of primary stroke centers

...necessary. Support of Medical Organization -- The facility and its staff, including administration, should be committed to the Primary Stroke Center. This comprehensive commitment ensures the delivery of high quality and efficient care to acute stroke patients. Neuroimaging -- The ability to perform brain ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... targets that could be used to provide relief ... London made the discovery when researching how pain ... body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have ... and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who ... side effect of some chemotherapy drugs (such as ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the April issue of Experimental Biology and ... Drs. Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the ... of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their ... reactions underlie a variety of cell functions including ... these crucial roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014U.S. military personnel who served in Iraq and ... brain injury (TBI) were compared to military personnel ... reasons. Differences in measures of overall disability, cognitive ... injury are reported in an article in ... Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... (April 16, 2014) The cause of neuronal death ... study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign ... similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type I ... cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, in ... and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if ...
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