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U-M team treating mouth wounds by engineering tissue grafts

...sion to approve a new medical treatment. Following successful completion of the preliminary studies, Feinberg plans to seek FDA approval for a larger clinical trial involving 50 patients. Feinberg is working with U-M Technology Transfer to identify companies that might have an interest in commercializ...

Smart lights, nonstick implants and 100th birthday of electronics at science & technology meeting

...aduate student Anna Tourovskaia will report on the successful solution of certain microfluidic problems, such as keeping cells alive---their lab might hold the record at two weeks---and controlling fluid delivery to such a degree that entire cell analysis can be performed within the microfluidic channels. With...

DMS offers guidance on educational research

...ne. The authors describe the school's approach to successful medical research, that include methods used for educational grant development, financial support for pilot projects and techniques to enhance collaborative projects. The authors explain the distinct research characteristics at DMS, that emphasize o...

Study finds fibromyalgia prohibits sufferers from breast-feeding

...hile pregnant to begin the process of planning for successful breast-feeding. Interventions like music therapy might help the mothers relax and reduce discomfort during breast-feeding. It is also important that nurses help women find ways to bond with their infants when breast-feeding is not possible, and reass...

Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers identify novel target for detecting ovarian cancer in blood

...anced ovarian cancer is low, but doctors are often successful in treating early-stage disease. "It would appear that hypermethylation is a very specific marker for this disease, and if confirmed in larger studies, methylation may be useful in ovarian cancer diagnosis," said Cairns. In earlier research, Cairns...

Researcher looks at racial identity as part of healthy lifestyle

... will track their behavior to see if they are more successful in changing habits than those who get standard, non-tailored messages. He has a solid track record. In two projects with Black churches, which included brochures, videos, cookbooks and professional counseling, participants increased their...

Federal policy has failed to prepare nation for possibility of bioterrorism

...The Swine Flu vaccination program in the 1970s was successful because a federal cap on medical liability encouraged vaccine makers and doctors to participate in a program that ran a small risk of injury from adverse reactions to the vaccine. To similarly motivate bioterror responders, LeRoy proposes that Congre...

Envisat Symposium report day 3: Satellites supporting Kyoto - our future is in our forests

...d to peer through clouds and smoke mode, showing a successful ability to detect fire scars of up to two years old, particularly when snow melt or rainfall enhanced the signal contrast, making May to July the best time for burn scar detection. These scientific studies show the potential of Earth Observation to ...

Envisat Symposium report day 2: GMES turns science to services

... how scientific applications have been turned into successful services in practice, concentrating on ESA's Data User Element which has a focus on addressing and fulfilling the needs of particular user groups, as well as the Earth Observation Market Development (EOMD) which addresses building supply capacity. ...

Smallpox vaccine can be diluted and still be effective, expanding supply if needed

...f all the vaccinated individuals, 99.4 percent had successful vaccinations, defined by a vesicle or pustule at the inoculation site six to 11 days after injection. For subjects receiving an undiluted vaccine (n = 113), there was a 100 percent success rate. Those injected with the one to five dilution (n = 114) ...

New compounds show promise in fighting malaria and cancer

...ug treatments. Scientists will announce their successful results in late August at the American Chemical Society's annual summer meeting, held this year in Philadelphia. Some of the results also appeared in the January 2004 issue of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. "Preliminary data show that our labora...

Chemists honor 'Heroes' for biotechnology achievements in health

... to recognize industrial work that has lead to the successful development and commercial sale of a technological...sts and chemical engineers who create commercially successful products that improve the quality of life. Last year's program honored 17 scientists from four compa...

Listening in on the whispering heart

...d restore its normal rhythm. Cardioversion is very successful in stopping an AF or VF episode and there are calls for the installation of defibrillators in many public places. But, the electrical shocks delivered to the patient can be very painful. "AF is not an immediately life-threatening condition, and does ...

July/August 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...part to lower use of screening tests. While other successful interventions to increase cancer screening have relied on technology, personnel and resources that may not be widely available to clinics caring for the underserved, this intervention's novelty stems from the fact that it is inexpensive, noncomputeri...

Getting relief from pain can be shocking

...ndings from a series of new studies that reveals a successful new way to apply electrical fields to the spinal cord for pain relief. These studies review a new spinal cord stimulation system recently approved by the FDA for chronic pain. Half of all physicians' office visits in the U.S. are related to pain, cre...

Physical symptoms of depression may be misdiagnosed

...effective treatments, regardless of symptoms, were successful because they matched patient preference. Patients who had physical symptoms of depression were less likely to agree with a medical diagnosis of depression and thus tended to be nonaccepting of antidepressants, while 72% of patients with psychologica...

College students mandated to take alcohol interventions: what works

... effective universal intervention because it was successful with voluntary, that is, students not identified a...ective targeted intervention because it was also successful with referred or at-risk students." "From a practical standpoint," added Wood, "peer inte...

How brain gives special resonance to emotional memories

...ncoding success). Thus, it was possible to compare successful encoding activity for emotional and neutral items....ically, we found that the subjects showing greater successful encoding activity in the emotional region also had greater activity in the memory regions," said Dol...

Novel 'delivery' method for nutrients wins Kaye Innovation Award for Hebrew university students

...components through the digestive system. For their successful work, the two students, Aviram Spernath and Idit Yuli-Amar are first-prize student winners of this year's Kaye Innovation Awards at the Hebrew University, which were presented on June 8 during the 67th meeting of the university's Board of Governors. ...

New surgical device for long bone repair reduces X-ray exposure

...y, the procedure using the device is precise. "The successful design of this product is a tribute to what students can do when given a real-world problem to solve," Wicks said. The device will be used in orthopedic and trauma surgery and has multiple advantages. Battery-powered, the portable tool can be used in...

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