Tag: "system" at medical news
T cells target HIV in a relationship on the rebound
...on that helps coordinate other cells of the immune system
to eliminate the virus. The study will appear online on January 20 in advance of print publication in the February 1 edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation....
Study shows strengths, gaps in quality of care for kids in California's public mental health clinics
...ouraging documenting that the public mental health system
is using a comprehensive approach of both psychosocial and medical interventions to treat a very troubled and difficult population. This research will be useful in identifying gaps and helping us set priority areas for improvement of care for childre...
Many of George Bush's health policies likely to be controversial
...e in this week's BMJ. That the American healthcare system
is in a mess has long been apparent, write Professors Martin McKee and Susan Foster. Although the country spends almost 15% of its national income on health care, its outcomes are appalling, with death rates among young people from some common chroni...
Genes in the interferon system important in SLE
...n they have shown the importance of the interferon system
in a number of works. This has led to the recognit...ndividuals, shows that two genes in the interferon system
are very strongly associated with the disease SLE. One of the genes codes for a so-called thyrosinki...
Spinal repair pioneer to speak in NY on 20th Jan
...ghout adult life. This is the part of the nervous system
concerned with the sense of smell. It is located in the upper part of the lining of the nasal cavity and contains adult stem cells which are capable of regenerating the entire system. The intuitive leap was to transplant cells obtained from this ar...
Mobile surgical units prevent delays in treating wounded combat patients in Iraq
...elatively small. The newly developed en route care system
allowed the critically ill postoperative casualties to be transported to higher-level facilities and was vital to its success."...
Cancer vaccines: A two-pronged attack?
...ne cells paralyzed by the tumor. The human immune system
fights cancer partly through the production of man...designed to tip the balance in favor of the immune system
by stimulating the production of CTLs against the particular antigen in the vaccine. However, in bac...
2005: A critical year for action towards millennium development goals
...e credibility and functioning of the international system
is at stake. Without a breakthrough in 2005, well-governed, poor countries will not be effectively supported in pursuing an MDG-oriented strategy, and the already dwindling faith in international commitments to reduce poverty will probably vanish. If...
Penn researchers add more evidence to demonstrate role of COX inhibitors in heart-disease risk
...e. "Although a clinical trial is a crude detection system
for uncommon side effects, such as the cardiovascular risk from coxibs, we predicted that a signal would be detected faster and in smaller studies in patients with activated clotting systems," says FitzGerald. "It is well known that this is true of c...
Grapefruit juice and medication can be a dangerous mix
...rugs that are thought to interact with this enzyme system
to be tested for interactions with grapefruit juic...ks down dozens of medications. Karch says when the system
is overloaded, the grapefruit juice can "swamp" the system, keeping the liver busy and blocking it f...
Researchers identify the link between heart failure and weight loss
...g strategies to activate the skeletal muscle IGF-1 system
in wasting conditions for therapeutic benefit....
New theory chalenges current view of how brain stores long-term memory
...ry storage relies on a positive-feedback rehearsal system
that continually updates or fine-tunes post-transl...BA). Thus, the self-sustaining positive feedback system
also carries built-in control mechanisms that would prevent runaway feedback leading to the detonati...
New network of gastrointestinal immune cells discovered
... been discovered in the mammalian gastrointestinal system
by a research group based in the Center for the St...uld lead to better understanding of how the immune system
recognizes and responds to dangerous bacteria and viruses and to new approaches to immunization and ...
The Lancet calls for the creation of a world institute for risk evaluation
...acked the proposal for an earthquake early warning system
for the Indian Ocean in Jakarta last week, a unique opportunity to create a broader mechanism to determine human risks has arisen. Gaining a total picture of the risks facing populations, be that economic, geopolitical, societal or environmental, wi...
Researchers develop way to track quality of home health care
...should play in care provision, and how a home care system
that involves multiple service providers can be accountable....
Information fusion research simulates disasters to manage emergency response
...ency responders to act upon," he said. The system
is undergoing beta testing, Scott said, and should be completed and available for use within one year. The project, funded with a $2.5 million grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, consists of theoretical research on informat...
Mayo Clinic researchers report success in new molecular breast imaging technique
... of Mayo Clinic Proceedings their success with a system
they call molecular breast imaging. "By optimizing the camera to detect smaller breast lesions, this technique should aid in the detection of early-stage breast cancer, something that was not possible with conventional gamma cameras," says Michael O'...
New guidelines conclude all aerosol therapy devices equally effective
...iver is in a quandary as to which aerosol delivery system
is best for his or her patient. The new evidence-b... for device selection. Regardless of what delivery system
is chosen, patient education is essential to assure optimal outcomes."...
Health report-card fears make doctors forgo potential life-saving heart treatment
...o measure whether the state Department of Health's system
of tracking doctor's cardiac death rates has an im...of physician-specific mortality rates. The scoring system
attempts to not penalize physicians as much when a more severely ill patient dies following a proced...
Jefferson scientists help explain statins' effects in Alzheimer's disease
... amyloid aggregates. Vaccines stimulate the immune system
to break down amyloid. Statins are yet another strategy....
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