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Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...all, professor of electrical engineeringand senior research
associate at ARL, are developing a "roadmap"to identify the crucial steps and time frame required. Hansen and Hall presented their "roadmap" in a working paper meantto stimulate discussion among the Predictive Diagnostics Team at the BiomedicalTech...
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...croscope, two chemistry graduate studentsand their research
advisors have developed a new way to examine andquickly map how nucleic acid ligands, in some cases anti-cancer drugs,bind to and alter DNA at the molecular level. This new method works by imaging individual DNA molecules. It'sfaster than traditiona...
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
...ed legally drunk in most states). Past perceptual research
on this database has shown that a personlistening ...t,"she said. Also, Cummings plans to continue her research
on the other fivespeakers in the Indiana database. Although much work is left to be done, Cummings ...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
...and kidney imaging agents, but he realizes a lotof research
remains to be done. "We've just demonstrated that ...o many steps yet." In fact, all of the preliminary research
has been done usingrhenium complexes instead of technetium to avoid the difficultiesof working with ...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...to Grossman and Rhodes, other participants in this research
are Glenn J. Lesser, M.D., Kam W. Leong, Ph.D., Hungnan Lo, Ph.D., and Susan L. Eller....
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...ealth Science Center departmentof pathology. Their research
was supported by the U.S. Public Health Service. ...rugs thattarget only one tissue." The new research
also hints that a new progesterone-like compound of thisnew class might be developed as an oral cont...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...ogression of Alzheimer's symptoms, said psychiatry research
nurse administrator Doris Svetlik. The most common symptoms of the disease are memory loss, confusion, difficulty in finding the correct words for articulate conversation, difficulty recalling names and repetition of previous conversation. Researche...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...e of the highest quality, due to extremelyrigorous research
methods employed in all aspects of the 26-week randomized,double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Clinical coordinators at each of the study locations were able to enterdata over the Internet using an online form. The data were then verifiedby data ...
Scientists Produce New Anti-Malarial Compound
...cience journalpublished in the United Kingdom. The research
is being conductedby a team of scientists led by G...c health officials are increasingly concerned. The research
was funded by a three-year grant, totaling $740,969,from the National Institutes of Health . That g...
KUMC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Method For Predicting Epileptic Seizures
...e considered unpredictable," Osorio said. The research
is sponsored by funding from the KU Research Development Fund; College of Arts and Sciences; the surgery and neurology foundations at KU Medical Center; the National Institutes of Health; and the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for ...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...im, UWprofessor of electrical engineering, and his research
team. "The imageprocessor can be programmed for m...engineering team, ledby Jin Kim, vice president of research
and development, integrated theultrasound image processor into the Siemens SONOLINE Elegra system. H...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...ownas Clifford's postmaturity syndrome, but little research
has beendone to investigate the possible social an...dcalming after the taste is gone. Barbara Smith, a research
scientist in The Johns HopkinsUniversity's Department of Psychology , discovered the diminishedcalm...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
...hority on syphilis, ran an outpatienttreatment and research
clnic at Hopkins from 1929 to 1954. The AIDS care program initially will be available through PriorityPartners, which is Hopkins' Medicaid Managed Care Organization, and ChesapeakeFamily First, United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic's medical assist...
Hospital Noise Disrupts Sleep For Patients, In The Critical Care Setting
...art of a larger problem. Some ofMillman's previous research
showed that peak sound levels in a hospital duringa 24-hour period were consistently above 70 decibels. The sources of thisexcessive noise need to be better identified so that attempts can be made toreduce the sound to more acceptable levels, he said...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...ine and director of the AIDS unit; Dr. David Wohl, research
fellow in medicine; and research
clinician Janet Groves. Nationwide, researchers found 63 "disease progression events" -- including ...
Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
...said. "This is a very good one." New dental research
being conducted at UB and other institutions is sh...are part of that study. Participating in the research
were scientists from the UB Periodontal Disease Research Center, the University of Michigan School o...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...sonal physician for follow-up. Results of the research
were presented here today (Friday, March 21) at the annual meeting of the International Association of Dental Research. They will appear in the June issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. "It was a fortuitous finding," said La...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...udent Joy M. Campbelland Bryan W. Wolf, a clinical research
monitor with Ross Products Divisionof Abbot Laboratories; Fahey was joined on the pig study by Campbell, veterinarypathobiologist Carol A. Lichtensteiger and Stephen J. Demichele of RossProducts, which funded both projects....
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
SAN FRANCISCO -- In research
that could lead to better drug design,a Duke Unive...Chemical Society's national meeting. Toone's research
is supported by the National Institutes of Health,the Camille Dreyfus Foundation and the Alfred P. S...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...nies, said Pam C. Silberman, a lawyer who is research
associate at the Sheps Center and a member of the institute. Between June 1994 and November 1996, the number of licensed full-service HMOs skyrocketed from 10 to 23, with several HMO license applications pending review. HMO enrollment h...
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