Tag: "solutions" at medical news
New minimally invasive surgical procedure for arthritis may delay knee replacement surgery
...anufacturing comprehensive joint and fracture care solutions
to improve patients quality of life. Sulzer Orthopedics is a subsidiary of Sulzer Medica (NYSE: SM). More information is located at http://www.sulzerorthopedics.com . THE SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE U.S. PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT...
Genetic connection in link between permanent hair dye use and bladder cancer risk
...hey implicate the arylamines contained in hair dye solutions
as the carcinogenic substances responsible for bladder cancer development in the users of these dyes."Early in 2001, USC preventive medicine researchers reported that women who use permanent dyes at least once a month for one year or longer have twic...
Problem-solving training helps moms of kids with cancer
... likely to remain positive and rational in seeking solutions
than they were prior to the training. At the same time, they are slightly less likely than before to act impulsively or try to avoid finding a solution. Moreover, the women who receive both training and standard services tend to experience significa...
... Imperial College. Bacteria love the warm nutrient solutions
and would spread quickly. "If we can't sort this problem out, we could be stuck with lab-based solutions
we can't use," he warns....
Choline prevents liver failure in patients on IV nutrition
...utions. Choline had not been put in IV nutrition solutions
because it had been thought that, unlike some anim...ill be given either choline or placebo in their IV solutions
and monitored to see if liver damage can be prevented. According to Buchman, there may be other imp...
Alcohol-based disinfectant hand gels could increase infection in hospitals
...s where most health-care workers use alcohol-based solutions
that already meet the EN 1500 requirements, the introduction of any of the tested gels would be a backward step and unnecessarily lower the hygiene standard. An increased risk of cross-transmission would certainly result because the application time ...
GlaxoSmithKline Drug Discovery and Development Award 2002
...c community in their ceaseless goal of finding new solutions
to drug-resistance and viral mutation, the spread of the virus and simplification of treatment, and who are working towards the eradication of HIV and AIDS." The award carries no obligation to the recipient's organization for licensure, patenting or...
Mentally fatigued persons switch to automatic pilot
...gued trial subjects search less systematically for solutions
than fit colleagues. Such fatigued persons switch to an automatic pilot approach even when this repeatedly leads to the same mistakes. Psychologists from the University of Amsterdam studied how purposefully mentally fatigued persons conducted themsel...
Value of community treatment orders in doubt
...health services. This study shows that legislative solutions
such as community treatment orders may not always offer a solution to the need to provide appropriate services for psychiatric patients within limited resources, say the authors. It is important to examine what role such orders have in providing effe...
The Lancet Infectious Diseases (TLID)
... at the current rate. Personal view - Problems and solutions
for the STOP TB partnership. Sally Blower (Univers... viral infections Hospital-acquired legionellosis: solutions
for a preventable infection...
NYU Medical Center selects Siemens as strategic partner
...and service, but integrated information technology solutions
that are necessary to support the continuum of car...of information technology (IT) and data management solutions
designed to improve workflow throughout the radiology department, the medical center's hospital, and...
Inner city adolescents identify jobs, education as keys to their future
...nment, the teens presented an optimistic view that solutions
offered by education, jobs and interaction with in...ere." The fact that the teenagers rated supportive solutions
as a higher priority than addressing risks or disruptive surroundings lends support to a theory call...
UC Davis Children's Hospital launches unique program to develop community pediatricians
...s, working with other members to identify and find solutions
to health and well-being issues in those areas. The groups typically include community residents, students, professionals, business owners, volunteer associations and government agencies. Through the UC Davis child-advocacy program, medical residents...
Discoverer of life-saving Nomex fire-resistant material earns Lavoisier Achievement award
...in Wilmington, Del., DuPont delivers science-based solutions
for markets that make a difference in people's lives in food and nutrition; health care; apparel; home and construction; electronics; and transportation....
With cues from nature, scientists develop new method to purify drugs
... trend toward biomimetics, or mimicking biological solutions
in industrial processes, the researchers' ideas came from biological chemistry. Martin said the Finnish researchers recognized that antibodies, which identify and attack pathogens in the body, are good at identifying and attaching to highly specific ...
Bridge Medical CEO John Grotting to help launch new alliance to improve healthcare delivery
...re, Bridge has been honored for its patient safety solutions
and educational initiatives. Prior to joining Bridge, Grotting was vice president for care delivery operations at the $2.6 billion, 1859-bed Allina Health System. (See www.bridgemedical.com/grotting.shtml )...
Low-cost reminder helps prevent infections for heart patients
...ut the risk. We are looking at easily implemented solutions
to improve compliance with current American Heart Association recommendations," says study senior author Warren J. Manning, M.D., of the cardiovascular division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. An ultrasound of the h...
A computer-based, self-help system for the space age
...th issues, the Institute will quickly transfer the solutions
to Earth patients suffering from similar conditions. The NSBRI is funded by NASA....
Reducing hypertension in the elderly leads to a significant reduction in the incidence of stroke
...stantly striving to develop innovative therapeutic solutions
and reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease."...
Jefferson Lab/Hampton University partnership results in new medical instrumentation center
...hat is malignant. Both devices rely on injectable solutions
of radiopharmaceuticals, which are drugs that are labeled with radioactive isotopes. As the solution circulates throughout the body, it tends to accumulate in malignant cells. The congregated radiopharmaceuticals emit gamma-rays, which are sensed as ...
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