Tag: "solutions" at medical news
FDA approves Baxters ADVATE for the treatment of hemophilia A
...red factor VIII therapies use human plasma protein solutions
and/or other human- or animal-derived materials during processing, or add human albumin for stabilization. These components have the potential to carry disease-causing viruses or pathogens, such as HIV, West Nile Virus or variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob D...
July/August 2003 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ust 2003 issue of Annals takes an up-close look at solutions
for eliminating health care inequalities in the Un...cy makers to stop looking for simple, single-level solutions
to the unfairness in the delivery of health care, calling for a long-term approach that bridges poli...
New Commonwealth Fund analysis compares candidtes' health care reform proposals
...of being uninsured plus the growing consensus over solutions
suggests that this reform debate begins from a higher platform," said Jeanne Lambrew, associate professor at George Washington University. The report recommends specific questions the public might ask about candidates' plans: 1. How many uninsured ...
'Voice academy' Web site, funded by NIDCD grant, helps teachers address voice problems
...rcent of teachers with voice problems can initiate solutions
on their own." Some people naturally have a robust larynx, or voice box, that can hold up to a lot of use, Ostrem said. However, other people are prone to voice problems such as hoarseness, increased breathiness, or pain and fatigue when speaking. Th...
HFES Annual Meeting papers feature work on critical health and safety issues
...ecially with the growth of the Internet. Many CSI solutions
and preventive measures are technically based, but the missing links are the human factors and organizational issues that contribute greatly to the strength of the security system. Existing human factors research on CSI is limited, but these researc...
Exercise for elders: It's never too late
...ledge and skill are essential to aggressively seek solutions
for those with physical conditions that limit participation or present impediments," Morey says. She suggests facetiously that perhaps medical guidelines should require a doctor's permission for anyone who intends to remain sedentary. A "start-low-an...
Study finds few substance abuse treatment programs for elders
... to reach a facility that can help them. Potential solutions
involve creating more specialized programs for older adults or modifying current programs to better accommodate the special needs of elderly clients. "The good news is that people are starting to become more aware of elders with a problem," Arndt sai...
Data mining gains ground in key sectors
... focusing on developing specific business-oriented solutions
including advanced software that can analyze a ter...y not be highly skilled statisticians, data mining solutions
providers are designing user-friendly software tools with visual interfaces that literally walk the ...
Potential low-cost options for monitoring HIV-1-infected children in less-developed countries
...t an easy target set by WHO, and requires that all solutions
are implemented at the same time. Antiretroviral therapy of children is now clearly one of them for Africa."...
National vaccine advisory committee issues recommendations to strengthen supply of routine vaccines
...to occur. Action to implement short- and long-term solutions
should be considered and implemented now." The Committee recommends several solutions
that may be implemented in the immediate future, including: increase funds for vaccine stockpiles; i...
Sedentary lifestyle in early childhood identified as major risk factor for obesity
...n accompanying Commentary state that public-health solutions
need to be introduced to increase the activity of young children to help reverse the growing trend of obesity. John J Reilly from the University of Glasgow and Yorkhill Hospital, UK, and colleagues recruited 78 children aged three years and measured ...
Carnegie Mellon uses AFM to discover effects of experimental drugs on Alzheimer's plaques
...l days, the researchers placed drops of the sample solutions
on mica sheets and observed the degree of protein ...rils, or fibril precursors," noted Kowalewski. "In solutions
of A alone, numerous protofibrils were present under our experimental conditions as early as the thi...
UCSF physicians publish groundbreaking book on medical mistakes
...om one place to another, 2) implement computerized solutions
to prevent medication errors, and 3) transform the culture of hospitals, using models drawn from the aviation industry, to emphasize teamwork and create opportunities for learning after errors and near-misses. The authors also include a checklist of ...
A common cleanser is cheaper and faster way to separate DNA for genetic analysis
...ompounds to find one that could replace antiquated solutions
used to conduct the electric current necessary to ...30 years, scientists have mistakenly assumed these solutions
were good conductors and 'buffers.' Buffers serve to reduce acidity or pH and were used for protein...
Stressed at work? How taking a coffee break might make things worse
...s of five, individuals first thought out their own solutions
to a problem and then agreed a set of group decisi...fective. For men, in particular, it meant that the solutions
suggested after group discussion were not as good as those devised alone. Dr St. Claire said: "Our ...
New bill 'will ultimately fail the public'
...inalise bona fide public health research. Possible solutions
include using anonymised 'residual' tissue samples (which would otherwise be incinerated as waste) without consent or seeking 'up front' consent at the time of booking into hospital or registering with a general practitioner. If the human tissue bill...
Ovarian tissue storage and later transplant shows promise for women infertile from cancer therapy
...yonic stem-cell culture, could provide alternative solutions
New insights into devastating basketball foot injury
...etter understand the issues, and then come up with solutions
-- all with the goal of preventing injury and improving performance." Moorman said that the Duke findings run counter to what had been assumed by shoe manufacturers -- namely that high arch support was the cause of fifth metatarsal stress fractures. ...
Detection at a distance for more sensitive MRI
...e. For example, xenon can be dissolved in chemical solutions
or in the metabolic pathways of biological systems, then concentrated for more sensitive detection. Since xenon is not normally present in biological or geological samples, its signal stands out clearly against a noiseless background. Other signal ca...
Top medical and scientific societies commit to providing free access to research
... Continued development of long-term preservation solutions
for online journals to ensure the ongoing availability of the scientific literature. Dedication to work with authors, peer-reviewers, and editors for the development of robust online and electronic tools to improve efficiency of their important int...
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