Tag: "model" at medical news
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...blicHealth. They say the program could serve as a model
for other states tomeet the need for community follow-up for HIV-positive women released fromprison. During the first year of the program, 41 HIV-positive women were releasedfrom prison. Among them, 34 followed up with medical care, and 34 of 39 wome...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...at attachment because attachment theory provides a model
of individual development in the context of family relationships, whereby the child's sense of self and personality organization are shaped by his or her earliest relationships, particularly the relationship with the primary caregiver," explained Fee...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
... largest HMOs. Compared to other states or model
acts proposed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, North Carolina has less extensive consumer protections in access standards, quality assurance systems, complaint and grievance procedures, data collection and information disclosed...
Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought
...and apparentinertness, PEG has served as a working model
for the design of other surfacecoatings. But if your assumptions about what confers biological activity-- or the lack of biological activity -- are incorrect, you can easily headoff in a wrong direction. We need to take a closer look at what fundam...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...from theNational Institutes of Health to develop a model
for helping healthprofessionals appreciate and become fluent in the linguistics of informatics,clinical epidemiology, outcomes assessments, health care economics, qualitymanagement and quality improvement. Center faculty are designing curricu...
'Bathtub' Equation Aids Diabetes Research
...gineering perspective, she developeda mathematical model
that could describe how the cells were formed and howthey died. The model
predicted a phase of cell death in young, normalgrowing rats. Further research proved the prediction...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
... and the biochemistry of testis ACE expressionas a model
of tissue-specific gene expression....
Radon, Especially In Combination With Smoking, Contributes To Lung Cancer Deaths
...ths in the general population. Depending on which model
is used, indoor radon contributes to 15,400 or 21,800 of the estimated 157,400 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States, the committee said. The majority of radon-related deaths are among smokers; perhaps 1,200 or 2,900 are among non-smoker...
Tighter Chemical Binding = Better Meds
..., suchas BOSS and CAMEO, that enable scientists to model
complex organicsolutions and predict the products ...ctsof reactions. Using powerful computers, he can model
liquid water bytreating mathematically the interactions between thousands of individualwater molecul...
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
... With a block-shaped head and body, the physical model
of a 1-year-oldchild looks like a rough-hewn doll....alth physics. The researchers subject the model
to the same X-ray, fluoroscopy or CTmachines used for pediatric patients at Shands. Tiny detectors i...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...upercomputers toconstruct a detailed computational model
involving human Topoisomerase I and DNAin order to...tion of vomiting by75% and 89%, respectively, in a model
of cisplatin induced vomiting. Preclinical studies have also shown that a single dose of BNP7787 sub...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
... with the development of hisimmune-deficient mouse model
that Jain was able to grow enough kinds of tumors to tackle the question of blood vessel pores systematically. He and hiscolleagues injected fluorescently labeled particles of increasing size in to theblood vessels of the six tumors at various locati...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
LINTHICUM, MD, April 20 - A new mathematical model
has been developed to improvethe response to emergencies by better situating trauma care centers andaeromedical depots. The results are presented in a paper being delivered at theMontreal conference of the Institute for Operations Research and the Ma...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...ram in Cognitive Neuroscience to develop an animal model
of attention deficit disorder. The model
will help Bender and Lock develop an understanding of what is occurring in the brains of affected ch...
Neurotransmitter-Induced Electrical Activity Identified As Key Regulator Of Synaptogenesis
...ced. The data suggest the following model
for postsynaptic membrane formation: Initially glycine receptors are diffusely distributed in the neuronal plasma membrane. Whenever receptors, encounter freely diffusing an active nerve terminal releasing the appropriate ...
UCSF Hospitalists May Be Key To Shorter, Less Costly Hospital Stays
... month a year. "What you have with the hospitalist model
is more direct supervision byindividuals who are more experienced in this attending role, more skilled in itand for whom this role is a larger part of their professional identity," saidRobert M. Wachter, MD, UCSF associate professor of medicine and e...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
... techniques in their analysis, including a dynamic model
ofthe HIV epidemic and an economic model
that assesses the costs and benefits.The authors found that programs aimed at the third group -the e...
Forum Urges Medicare Reform To Emphasize Health Promotion
...eration of seniors, but mostly through the medical model
approach. It is obvious that Medicare can do more and contribute to seniors living a healthier and more successful life. The combination of greater personal responsibility for the state of one's health and a more responsive Medicare providing cover...
Scientists Report Cancer Fighting Drug As Possible Treatment For Multiple
...nhibitors(MMPIs) are effective in treating a mouse model
of multiple sclerosis," saysWolfgang Liedtke, M.D....lin autoaggressive T cells and ona powerful animal model
for MS, we are looking at MMPIs as promising candidatesfor human clinical trials in MS, which have a...
UCSF Study Finds Drug Treatment Can Be Cost Effective In Tanzania And Thailand
For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
...In the UCSF study, researchers used a mathematical model
to calculatecost-effectiveness by comparing costs and outcomes of no drug treatment toshort-course AZT therapy in pregnant women from three different settings. The settings were rural Tanzania with an HIV prevalence rate among pregnantwomen of 15 pe...
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