Tag: "network" at medical news
Global patient organisation launched to help millions of patients with cancer
...nce. "At long last the Lymphoma Coalition offers a network
of information and support that until now only ver...ld with easier access to information and a support network
for dealing with their disease which they may not have had access to previously. By raising public...
New tools help families and schools prepare for disasters
...problems. Within hours of the attacks on Sept. 11, network
centers across the country were providing direct s...cational professionals. In the following days, the network
disseminated new guidelines for the treatment of traumatic grief and provided specialized trainings ...
U.S. pedestrians, cyclists at greater danger than European counterparts
..., and bike paths and lanes joined in a coordinated network
lacking in American cities. "Dutch and German bikeway systems serve practical destinations for everyday travel, not just recreational attractions, as with most bike paths in America," Pucher says. Reduced speed limits, along with speed bumps, deliber...
Treatment interruption shows no benefit in drug-resistant HIV infection
...PCRA is a national community-based clinical trials network
whose main goal is to inform healthcare providers and diverse populations of people living with HIV about the most appropriate use of HIV therapies....
Wireless technology may help doctors treat patients
...llenge of ensuring patient privacy over a wireless network
by encrypting data through user IDs and passwords, a secure Virtual Private Network or VPN, and data encryption. In addition to encryption from mobile devices to the wireless provider, there also is encryption from the provider to the service gateway...
Computer design yields better, more efficient therapeutic for preventing tissue damage
...uman complement, the immune system's passive alarm network
that detects pathogens in the blood. Unfortunately, complement can also attack healthy tissue, and a variety of diseases are associated with complement gone awry, such as multiple sclerosis and hemolytic anemia. In addition, complement is thought to ...
Mapping the air to safeguard your looks, the environment and planes in flight
...d Research (EMPA), which runs the 16-station NABEL network
for BUWAL. "There are highly polluted sites in the centre of cities but also stations used for global background information such as the top of Jungfraujoch, 3580 metres above sea level." Located at the heart of Europe, nitrogen dioxide from as far...
Fred Hutchinson uses IBM technology to help find genetic links to immune-system diseases
...e, the system could be expanded to include a broad network
of users, such as doctors' offices and research laboratories around the world....
UCSF-led team discovers possible cancer 'susceptibility' gene
...mately, he says, "If scientists could identify the network
through which the Aurora2 variant works, clinician...enes involved. In this way, we could dismantle the network
that controls the progressive growth of the cancer cell. That's the critical point we're aiming for ...
Innovations in hearing loss detection & treatment
...family satisfaction. Study revealed that a support network
of friends, family, and others significantly enhances quality of life for individuals impaired by catastrophic injury. Novel wheelchair assessment tool measures independence at home and in community, pg 213 A panel of rehabilitation experts and use...
Patients find answers about lab tests at Lab Tests Online
...nical laboratory scientists. This patient response network
is integrated into the test template on Lab Tests ...Lab Tests Online. All responses from the consumer network
are delivered via email and handled confidentially. Clinical laboratory scientists with expertise in...
Novel coronavirus confirmed as causative agent of SARS
...ts of international investigations done by the WHO network
of laboratories. Clinical and postmortem samples were tested from 436 SARS patients in six countries for infection with SARS-CoV, human metapneumovirus, and other respiratory pathogens. As criteria for indentifying the primary cause of a disease inc...
Physics and medicine in San Diego
...ny pathways and can be thought of as a complicated network
of electrical cables, just like those you might find in your home. A break in one of the cables might result in the lights to one part of your house not working, while the others continue to work normally. The brain works in a similar way; damage to ...
One drug, two targets
...HER2/neu. These receptors trigger a rich signaling network
that leads to intense proliferation of cancer cells. On the outside of the cell, areas of these receptor proteins called extracellular domains play a key role in this process. The first of three targets for the ALM and BLM targeted therapies is the ...
Why Britain's gay, lesbian and bisexual Muslims need dedicated support groups
... Said Dr. Yip: "While there are signs of a support network
for these Muslims there is much room for expansion."...
Can we halt the deadly SARS?
...enza, there is a well-defined test and a worldwide network
set up to monitor it- and still there are nasty holes in that network," says Alan Hampson of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in Melbourne, Australia. India could already have undiagnosed cases, he says, as it only...
Health Affairs forum explores new hospital-tier insurance plans
... the 6.8 million Americans enrolled in such tiered network
health insurance products. Employers and insurers...stance to closed-network health plans. In a tiered network
plan, employees are given an option of using a "core" network
of hospitals or a "premium" network, b...
Shedding some light on teeth whiteners
...th, at least in part by destroying the double-bond network
that gives such compounds as polyphenols their color. As so often is the case, if the usual whiteners don't work for your teeth, you can look to the beautiful people in Hollywood for one more option: tooth veneers. These thin coverings made of porcel...
DHHS designates Brown as national site for Cochrane Collaboration
...dquarters for the Cochrane Collaboration, a global network
that promotes evidence-based healthcare for the pu... is made up of thousands of collaborators within a network
of 13 centers in countries around the world, including China, South Africa, France, Germany, Italy, ...
NIH supports expansive, multimillion-dollar drug abuse prevention research effort at USC
...s, clinical psychology, prevention science, social network
analysis and cross-cultural research. The center...e second major study will use a tool called social network
analysis theory to determine if harnessing the power of peer influence can make an already proven dr...
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