Tag: "looming" at medical news
Brain center searches for patterns
...ing that a nearby twig snap and a growl signaled a looming
predator. However, they said, in today's artificial world such pattern perception also gives rise to maladaptive superstitions such as the gambler's belief that a pair of dice is "due" to roll a seven. In an article posted online April 8, 2002, i...
New Alzheimer projections add urgency to search for prevention, cure
...her increase funding for research to fend off this looming
public health disaster, or sit back and wait for it to overwhelm the health care system." The study suggests the increases in the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease are a result of the rapid growth of the oldest age group 85 years and over and of a ...
N.C. likely to face radiologic science workforce shortage
... of primary training programs across the state." A looming
faculty shortage in radiologic sciences training programs is also likely to contribute to the upcoming shortfall in the workforce, Fraher said. "Many faculty positions remain unfilled for months," she said. "Directors and faculty are several years ol...
New research shows rural South Africa faces stroke crisis similar to affluent western countries
...rom a huge burden of HIV/ AIDS, and it now faces a looming
epidemic of vascular disease. Left unchecked the impact could be massive." Stroke is a leading world-wide killer that now threatens Southern African countries. African governments must recognise stroke treatment as an urgent priority as epidemics of ...
Latest Public Policy & Aging Report forecasts possible US labor shortage
...orkforce experts are predicting a high chance of a looming
labor shortage, according to the latest issue of the Public Policy & Aging Report, the quarterly publication of the National Academy on an Aging Society. This installment of PP&AR contains five articles that explore the possible myths, realities, and...