Tag: "redesigned" at medical news

Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest

...ent, adapted from firefighters' apparatus, will be redesigned to cope with icy conditions. Overall, the Xtreme Everest expedition will consist of research teams exploring the following science themes: Hypoxia (oxygen deficiency); Brain; Breathing Systems and Genetics. High altitude laboratories set up en route,...

Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices

...nd a user-friendly interface; and to demonstrate a redesigned prototype in a larger-scale series of tests to establish performance parameters. Ultimately, Todd hopes to present a design to the ground-motion sensor industry. Bimal Kad , Associate Researcher "Improved Materials for Heat Exchanger Tubes for Power...

Preliminary results are promising in Alzheimer's gene therapy trial

...s later. Following these events, the protocol was redesigned with patients given general anesthesia during the procedure, and subsequent procedures were performed without complication. The small-scale study did not include placebo controls, and doctors and patients knew that the procedure was performed (they w...

Texas nonprofit corporation launches vaccine information service

...eb site www.immunizationinfo.org . Recently, I4PH redesigned NNii's Web site and incorporated new content for parents, health professionals and the media. NNii was established in 2000 to meet the public's need for science-based information to make informed decisions about immunizations. "Part of the reason fo...

One dose of 'designer' gene therapy may target specific body area

...infects" an area with gene therapy. Baker's team redesigned a virus called adeno-associated virus (AAV) so that it is not quarantined by the liver, but rather remained in the bloodstream long enough to "infect" specific cells in the body -- in this case, the vascular endothelial cells (ECs).The new therapy ta...

People who give, live longer: U-M study shows

...igned to help people feel supported may need to be redesigned so the emphasis is on what people can do to help others," said Brown. "In other words, these findings suggest that it isn't what we get from relationships that makes contact with others so beneficial; it's what we give." The results, she notes, are c...

Surgeons perform nation's first Zeus robotics system-assisted gastric bypass surgery

...e, primarily used for spine procedures. The second redesigned room, which houses Zeus, is used for an array of surgical cases performed by general surgeons, urologists, cardiac surgeons and pediatric surgeons. Not only does this reinvented operating room increase efficiency and economy, it also expands the opp...

'Digital microscopes' for dentistry course

...n assistant professor in the same department, have redesigned one course in the School's curriculum so that students will no longer need to use the device invented by Anton van Leeuwenhoek in the 17th century. Hanks and D'Silva are developing a 21st century approach to learning histopathology. They are creatin...

Re-designed care could reduce postnatal depression

...bstantially better in the group of women given the redesigned care than in the control group, with an overall 40% reduction in the risk of an EPDS score indicative of probable depression; however, physical health scores did not differ between women in the intervention and control groups. The investigators concl...

OHSU researchers capture cell transmissions on tape for first time

...cientists at the Vollum Institute used a specially redesigned fluorescence microscope to study retinal neurons in goldfish. The microscope allowed researchers to focus on the surface of the cells, imaging life in a superficial layer, a mere 100 nanometers thin. Researchers used this technology to observe cells ...

The Merck Manual Turns 100

.... The Centennial Edition also has been completely redesigned into aneasy-to-read two-column format. It is nearly 3,000 pages, divided into 23thumb-indexed sections. "The more specialized the practice of medicine becomes, the more importantinformation becomes," said Co-Editor Mark H. Beers, M.D. "Specialists...

An Ergonomically Redesigned Analgesia Delivery Device Proves Safer And More Efficient

...gh a human factors approach to interface design. A redesigned interface was developed, then empirically evaluate...orkload, and a strong preference by nurses for the redesigned interface. These findings demonstrate that quantifiable improvements in equipment safety and efficie...

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