Tag: "input" at medical news

Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides

...ibility Mapping' products, the high quality of the input data and of the statistical methodology adopted lead us to consider this product as a basis for future assessment of landslide hazard and risk, particularly for those areas without reliable ground data." Casagli explained that GNDCI played a role in...

The Gerontological Society of America announces Hartford Fellowship recipients

... Chair at Boston College, directs the program with input from the National Program Committee of Leaders in Doctoral Education for Social Work and Gerontology. GSA provides overall administration and fiscal management....

Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans

...ss of the Hopkins model of community care to early input from the local black community in East Baltimore. Prior to the start of the study, two local pastors, a community health worker and local residents helped design the types of services and activities offered. Specific requests included a welcoming, ...

New ways to design safer & more effective topical (transdermal) drug delivery announced in the PNAS

... researchers draw a CPE's structure on a computer, input its molecular properties, and then compute its penetrability or effectiveness and its potential to irritate the skin. Such computer-aided modeling facilitates the analysis of millions of molecules, allowing researchers to then submit the most promis...

New hand-held information system for emergency responders

...upport for identifying an unknown substance. Using input about observed physical properties of the unknown ...response organizations and using their feedback as input for future enhancements to WISER. For example, NLM is working with CapWIN, an integrated transportat...

Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis

...efinitely does something to reduce the pain signal input into the cortical structure." The pain network functions like a relay system with an input pain signal from a peripheral nerve going to the spinal cord where the information is processed and ...

Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients

...nternational cooperation, with such an outstanding input of so many participants" said co-investigator and radiation therapy protocol leader, Ren-Olivier Mirimanoff MD, at the Radiation Oncology Department of the University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland. "Until now, there have been few treatment optio...

When the brain, not the ears, goes hard of hearing

...t like a computer user who would be overwhelmed by input if the spam filter suddenly failed and all sorts of bogus messages started streaming into the "important documents" folder. When it comes to hearing, the increase in sensory information making its way to the brain actually hurts the person's ability ...

Mailman School of Public Health researchers develop infectious disease diagnostic tool

...ort, with partners from around the world providing input into assay design, clinical samples for validation, as well as opportunities to advance the science to the next, practical stages-including outbreak investigation, and blood product screening. Key partners in the work presented in the current public...

Rat whisking may provide insight into debilitating eye disorder

...ery were negative feedback loops, in which sensory input leads to motor output that withdraws sensors from the source of a stimulus. For example, such a reflex occurs if you accidentally touch a hot stove. On the other hand, the newly discovered reflex circuit that controls rats' whiskers as rats explore ...

Faces must be seen to be recognized

... subjects in circumstances under which the retinal input would remain perceptually invisible. In such binocular rivalry experiments, a different image is presented simultaneously to each eye. Since the visual system can only pay attention to one image at a time, the other remains "invisible"--suppressed fr...

Brain remapping may be key to recovery from stroke

...st remap or relearn the process of matching visual input with sensory input. Our study demonstrated that individuals can learn to remap motor commands." When neurons--the primary cells of the nervous system that make all thought, feeling and movement possible--are damaged by a stroke or brain injury, other...

People on food stamps can't afford heart-healthy meals

..." said Fulp, "but none were developed with as much input from the community related to taste and cultural appropriateness as were ours." Fulp emphasized that their menus incorporated a lot of regular items, such as regular margarine, regular maple syrup, and 2 percent milk, along with healthier items. "We ...

Rehabilitation professionals in nationwide survey cite barriers to assistive technology transfer

...eople with disabilities have some, but not enough, input during the development of assistive technology. 5% say people with disabilities have virtually no input at all. Nearly two-thirds believe there isn't enough best-practice sharing among professionals. ...

Six new Roybal Centers for Applied Gerontology established by National Institute on Aging

... Jeffrey Kaye, M.D. -- Using new technologies and input from academics, health providers, and community and industry leaders, Oregon will develop a unique senior community from the ground up, one in which the activities within this community can be studied unobtrusively to examine the well-being of older ...

Scientists detail latest advances in development of prosthetic devices for paralyzed

...to "train" the control system. While the training input arrives simultaneously from the glove and the muscles, the "self-learning" computer integrates this information and fills in the blanks. The computer was able to "learn" in real time, while the subjects were moving. "The control system could predict ...

NIH convenes state-of-the-science conference on preventing youth violence

...n, and a subsequent executive session to weigh the input provided, the panel will hold a news conference at 2:00 p.m. to take questions from the media....

Web-based guidelines established for top respiratory killer

...d of COPD. The site is unique in that it contains input from patients who are suffering from the disease....

Improving health care for children with special needs

...or and discovered the value of systematic consumer input to the design and operation of the medical home. The success of the model program in these practices and in practices across the country is encouraging on a number of fronts, according to the authors, who direct The Center for Medical Home Improveme...

Computer system makes 'chain' of health care stronger, safer

...ore rapid fashion. The reports were designed with input from referring physicians, who want "bottom-line" information: test results, diagnoses and prescription information. The Aetna grant is funding a survey of referring physicians, to see how they feel about the new system. Those results are still being...

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