Tag: "partners" at medical news
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...s asuperb example of how industrial and university partners
can work togetherto develop technologies for the needs of tomorrow," said Yongmin Kim. "Itwas truly a joint effort that maximized the special expertise of eachorganization." Koob agreed, saying, "The collaboration with the UW has beenvery successful....
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
...eceive a preset fee per month from itsmanaged care partners
to cover all medical care for patients in Moore Options.Hopkins will assume the financial risk for care that exceeds the amount perperson paid by the state Medicaid program. Moore Options is named for the Moore Clinic at Johns Hopkins, anoutpatient ...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
... less secure and trusting relationships with their partners
and lower levels of interpersonal functioning and social adjustment than college women who were not abused, according to a new Cornell University study. College women who were sexually abused as children also show more signs of post-traumatic stress ...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...ocooperate on extensive clinical studies. Suitable partners
could includemanufacturers of emerging digital mammogram scanners, medical researchcenters or insurance companies....
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
... opportunity of a generation to assurethat all the partners
are meeting their obligations to promote and secure thehealth of Indian people. "Now is the time to launch a broad-based review ofFederal programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives, applying thereinvention principles of government reform promot...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
... Virginia Transportation ResearchCouncil, research partners
include University of Iowa researchers CaroleSimmons, a lighting/visibility expert, and Daniel McGehee, director of the humanfactors research program, both familiar with related FHWA research; DavidSliney, a private consultant who has done research d...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...dy participants considered or solicited input from partners
in solving asimple spatial puzzle. The same-sex, puzzle-solving pairs, each with one memberof the placebo group and one from the anti-depressant group, were videotapedfrom behind a one-way mirror. The researchers determined that degree ofcooperativ...
Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
...ples, the behavior changes depended on whether the partners
were the sameserostatus or not." Six months after ...dropped from 100 percent to 45 percent. When both partners
were positive, the rate of unprotected intercourse witheach other also decreased significantly, from...
UCSF Researchers Seeing Increased Rates Of Unprotected Sex Among San Francisco
...d a condom. Those havingunprotected sex only with partners
of the same HIV status were significantlymore like...menwere choosing to have unprotected sex only with partners
they think are the sameHIV status as themselves, a process known as "negotiated safety." Research fi...
Substance Discovered That Induces Hair Follicle Formation In The Mature Skin Cells Of Mice
... hair follicle formed. If we can induce those two partners
at the right time, new hair could be formed in places where it has been lost. The genetically engineered mice were exceptionally hairy. In some mice, most skin cells became hair follicles. Unlike in embryogenesis, however, the genetically engine...
Dynavax Demonstrates Ability Of Immunostimulatory DNA Sequences To Inhibit Symptoms Of Allergic Asthma In Animal Model
...e company plans tocollaborate with major corporate partners
to apply its technology in other keyareas. For example, Dynavax technology is uniquely suited for use in enhancingthe ability of current and new infectious disease vaccines to produce effectiveimmune responses. Similarly, the ability of ISS-DNA to mo...
Statistician Keeps Health Researchers Ahead Of The Curve
...where in between. The curve produced by Wu and his partners
is a very useful research tool, hesays. "The shape of growth over time cannot be told by conventional methods," heexplains. "Children's growth over time may not look like a straight line. Ourmethod will show what it does look like." Wu and colleagu...
Demystifying Cancer: Physicians, Researchers, And Web Experts Offer Two-Day Symposium For Patients, Families, Health Care Providers, And The Public
...empower patients and families to work as effective partners
withtheir health care providers, four Boston-based organizations are offering aunique two-day program called "Demystifying Cancer." This program will takeplace at Boston's Museum of Science on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10. "Demystifying Can...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
...ith another smoker, soMcBride is enlisting women's partners
for help in a new study based at Ft.Bragg. She hopes this intervention will both prevent partners
from smoking andgive cessation support that will stick around. The final results are expectedin a f...
Family Support A Factor In Cardiovascular Responses To Stress
...d, all with a childstill in the home. Each of the partners
completed two standardized tests , the Dyadic AdjustmentScale and the Brief Social Support Questionnaire, in which they rated how happythey were with their spouse and how much support they received from the spouseand from the family in general. Broad...
First woman commanding general for health care in Pacific speaks on Capitol Hill about Tele-Health
...ams to support publicand private sector customers, partners
and stakeholders in a geographicallycomplex patient care environment in the Pacific," she concluded. Goals of the Hui are to help clinicians assess, diagnose and treat patients inthe Pacific; support remote theater locations for readiness posture inp...
Researchers identify a simple, affordable drug regimen that is highly effective in preventing HIV infection in infants of mothers with the disease
... "American scientistsalong with our international partners
are committed to developing treatmentsthat not only work, but that are also feasible in other health care settings. These results achieve both those goals." "This study represents the most promising advance to date toward the goal offinding strategi...
NSF award to five Georgia universities for new Science and Technology Center
...roughEmory, which will divide the funding with its partners
in the consortium. "This grant recognizes and endorses the extraordinary collaboration betweenthese Atlanta area schools, whose resources and synergy do so much to make thisa great city," says Emory President William M. Chace. We are proud that so ma...
UCSF researchers report new risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...eduction). Further, an increased number of sexual partners
in both men and women andincreased use of marijuana among men was associated with a decreased risk ofdeveloping non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Holly reports that a person's B cells may bemildly suppressed by these immunologic stresses and by other behavior ...
New study from researchers at University of Georgia suggests condom use sends positive message to partner
...d. They were also askedto evaluate their imaginary partners
on the basis of beingresponsible-irresponsible, pr...ng to the researchers. "Those participants whose partners
insisted on condom use evaluated thosepartners as more deserving of respect," said Hocking. "Insiste...
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