Tag: "fidelity" at medical news
UI study: first-generation antihistamine has more impact than alcohol on driving performance
...ne performance in a manner not possible with lower fidelity
driving simulators or with on-the-road driving. The National Advanced Driving Simulator, the world's most advanced driving simulator, will be housed at the UI and replace the IDS in July. The UI study was supported in part by grants from the Nati...
Earlier detection for breast cancer in sight
...ate much higher quality mammograms. The improved fidelity
of this new type of image offers the radiologist t...fore be collected simultaneously with the new high fidelity
mammograms. This offers the prospect of a dual-edged diagnostic tool, enhanced mammograms with a di...
$4.5 million awarded to create community drug abuse prevention trials network
...effects of two training conditions to maintain the fidelity
of a research-based prevention curriculum during implementation. Christopher L. Ringwalt is the principal investigator. These awards were made in response to a NIDA Request for Applications, "NIDA National Prevention Research Initiative: Community: ...
Midlife brain crisis spawns late-life Alzheimer's
...he Internet's connections is the key to its speed, fidelity
and overall capability," said Dr. George Bartzokis, the author and visiting professor of neurology at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine. He also is director of the UCLA Memory Disorders and Alzheimer's Disease Clinic and Clinical Core director o...
Detection at a distance for more sensitive MRI
...on. By separating the two, not only can the signal fidelity
be vastly improved, but also many new schemes that use much more powerful and sensitive detection and coding methods and principles can be envisaged." The basic steps: NMR and MRI work because many atomic nuclei have magnetic moments, acting like ...
HIV prevention schemes neglect partner reduction
... (and rigorously evaluating) messages about mutual fidelity
and partner reduction in ongoing activities to change sexual behaviour. "Rather than arguing over the merits of abstinence versus condoms, it is time for the international community to unite around a balanced, evidence based ABC approach," they concl...
Important priorities for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS
... people not yet sexually active, the importance of fidelity
and consistent condom use for people already sexually active; and programmes and policies aimed at reducing the number of sexual partners and promoting correct and consistent condom use in high-risk groups. The commentary is a consensus statement sig...