Tag: "recognize" at medical news
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...quered. A community celebration on April 10 will recognize
Pittsburgh's own and the nation's first "Polio Pioneers" the polio victims, who, in 1953, were the first to receive the vaccine; the 15,000, mostly school children, who rolled up their sleeves (some with tearful reluctance) to be inoculated in local...
Extreme exertion, emotion can spark repeat heart attacks
...ardiac specialists screen for psychosocial issues, recognize
that some of these issues can be managed within cardiac practice and consider referring patients with severe psychological issues to appropriate specialists....
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...pitalizations during the study period. Parents who recognize
the symptoms of asthma in their children coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath should inform their doctor or healthcare provider and obtain a proper diagnosis of the condition. Treatment options for childhood asthma can be br...
Yale authors raise concerns regarding regionalized heart attack care
...That's an unfair comparison. Any four-year-old can recognize
trauma. Recognizing acute coronary syndromes care is much more complicated. There's an impression that real-life heart attacks are like those portrayed on television, where patients clutch their chests and fall to the floor. That's not the case. Proo...
Research suggests possible blood test for multiple sclerosis
...l for analyzing proteins, with special software to recognize
proteins patterns. The technology, known as BAMF TM , was developed by Predictive Diagnostics. Avasarala collaborated Michael Wall and Gershon Wolfe from the company, based in Vacaville, Calif.., to analyze the results. The findings were presented in...
Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges
...tory studies that the immune system may be able to recognize
methamphetamine and boost tolerance to the drug through an unusual vaccine-like mechanism. Their finding, if confirmed in human studies, could help explain why chronic users go on long binges with the illicit drug, also known as speed. The study coul...
Cardiovascular health disparities must be eradicated
...," Bonow said. "Many health care providers do not recognize
that there are health disparities. Among the ones that do, many don't believe that these problems are occurring in their own offices. There is a clear need to educate healthcare providers as well as the public and legislators." Among educational re...
Dealing with conflict in caring for the dying patient
...e recommendations on how to avoid the pitfalls and recognize
disputes by employing useful communication tools. ...ould erupt over patient care. The first step is to recognize
that a conflict exists. A person cannot fix something unless they see the context of the problem. Th...
UCLA Medical Center becomes first hospital to introduce remote presence robots in ICU
...ition to our intensive care team" Martin said. "We recognize
that leveraging the health care expert's time offe...ition to our intensive care team" Martin said. "We recognize
that leveraging the health care expert's time offers the possibility of improved patient care, reduc...
2005 Research in Dental Caries Award
...fizer Inc., the award is designed to stimulate and recognize
outstanding and innovative achievements that have contributed to the basic understanding of caries etiology and/or to the prevention of dental caries. Professor Kidd has been involved with dental research and teaching for over 30 years. She started h...
2005 Salivary Research Award
...l Session. The award was designed to stimulate and recognize
outstanding and innovative achievements that have contributed to the basic understanding of salivary gland structure, secretion, and function, or salivary composition and function. Dr. Castle has devoted his scientific career to elucidating the mecha...
Researchers close in on breast cancer vaccine
...Cancer-fighting vaccines stimulate immune cells to recognize
tumor cells as foreign and destroy them. Physician...ould rev up special immune cells called T cells to recognize
mammaglobin-A as a foreign molecule when it is displayed on the surface of cells as an antigen (a sm...
University of Manchester awarded 826k for brain science and mental health research
...he first phase of this competition. "These awards recognize
that the University of Manchester is in the very top echelons of neuroscience and mental health research in the country. Importantly, all of our projects fuse basic sciences with clinical application and will make a significant difference to our unde...
Study shows faces are processed like words
...cted a study that finds individuals use letters to recognize
words and facial features to recognize
faces. To reach this finding, experiments were performed in which observers were asked to focus on...
UCSD-Utah team develops mouse model to test therapies for macular degeneration
... and it controls the ability to read, drive a car, recognize
faces or colors, and see objects in fine detail. The UCSD-Utah scientists said that the AMD and STGD forms of macular degeneration are characterized by high levels of debris called lipofuscin that accumulates in the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) ...
Acting techniques may help doctors empathize with their patients
...patients' needs." The authors say doctors need to recognize
that their work has an element of emotional labor and to consciously practice deep and surface acting to empathize with their patients. They also recommend long-term, regular training to help doctors develop empathy. "This will be valuable for both ...
'Smart' immune cells kill more cancer
...cer therapies that get the body's immune system to recognize
and kill cancer cells that the system has ignored ...they are easy to obtain and grow, they often don't recognize
the tumor," says Borrello. "In the case of myeloma, we believe the marrow T-cells have certain surfa...
US cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference
... "With this conference, we want to foster ties and recognize
the contributions that Israelis make to the international cancer effort and create real opportunities for the development of new therapeutic, prognostic and diagnostic approaches, based on interactions between scientists in this country and in Israel...
...tion within a radius of 50 km. Wilson and Blower recognize
that there are other considerations that influence ethical treatment allocation besides equitable access, for example, the desire to maximize epidemic reduction, or the imperative to give priority to the least advantaged individuals. They say that th...
Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision
...larified them until the test subjects were able to recognize
the celebrities. This time they recorded the amou...ers at New York's Yankee Stadium and being able to recognize
someone in the box seats behind home plate. The jury convicted the four men at end of a 1999 tri...
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