Tag: "technology" at medical news
Georgetown researchers to present evidence of biological cause of dyslexia
...Ph.D., also a co-director of the Center, used fMRI technology
to scan the brains of 37 participants-20 with dyslexia and 17 without the disorder-and found that each participant used similar brain areas for reading as he or she did for processing visual motion (identifying the direction of moving dots on a scree...
Researchers at Cedars-sinai find four more genes that may play a role in the development of malignant brain tumors
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 27, 2001) -- Using technology
that enables them to analyze 18,000 genes in a sin...e of a relatively few sites that have adopted this technology
specifically for the purpose of finding genes that are implicated in brain cancer. Research Scientis...
Brain image database benefits research and education worldwide
..., basic research and education, but this expensive technology
is often out of reach for many institutions. Now ...leagues has been to overcome the high cost of fMRI technology
and the lack of a common data standard. The brain images come from fMRI results published in peer-r...
Newspaper science editor wins top chemistry reporting award
...ly 50 years, Perlman has been covering science and technology
at the newspaper for most of that time. In the course of his work, he has tracked historic developments ranging from early genetic research to recent advances in nanotechnology. His topic coverage is as varied as AIDS, earthquakes, cosmology and biom...
Pasadena chemist wins national invention award
...ulations, he said. Baldeschwieler has also adapted technology
from inkjet printers for a highly efficient and sensitive method to make DNA chips. The invention can spray hundreds of different DNA sequences on a small plate, and researchers can then screen mixtures for the presence of the particular DNA they wis...
License agreement signed to commercialize intelligent hearing aid
...telligent hearing aid system. The new hearing-aid technology
will be able to spatially separate sounds and process them in a way much like the human brain. A key feature of the new system is its ability to integrate signals from each ear so that a listener can focus on a desired voice while canceling out back...
Engineers use computer simulation to design synthetic blood vessels
...lysis patients, Kleinstreuer's virtual prototyping technology
could result in better arteriovenous access grafts. These grafts provide a portal through which the patient's blood is removed, purified in an artificial kidney and then returned to the body. The conventional teflon-based, tubular graft now used to a...
Science, engineering and technology newstips
...ng light pulses by changing their wavelength. This technology
potentially allows much faster switching than mirr...ity of California, Davis. "It's about taking chip technology
to the mechanical and optical domains," said Tien. Tien works on microelectrical mechanical systems...
Ultrasonic microprobe may rapidly detect, identify cancer
... for lab results unnerving. New ultrasonic sensor technology
being developed at the University of Illinois may permit the rapid and accurate detection and diagnosis of cancer, without the need of a scalpel. By inserting a miniature probe into a tumor and using pulses of sound waves to image the surrounding tis...
Research project to help pharmaceutical industry examine molecular structure of pills
...utical industry, Nafie says. During the 1990s, the technology
became available to makechirally pure drugs that contain only one form of the molecule. If a drug company wants to sell a chirally mixed drug, the federal Food and DrugAdministration requires that the company separately test the left- and right-hande...
From preventing disease to softening our ride, Virginia Tech inventions and creations can improve lives
.... "The creativity, contributions to knowledge, and technology
transfer that patents signify are an important for...Biology Laboratory is interested in developing the technology
for the imaging of biological embryos at various stages. Anbo Wang, professor and director of V...
UCSF policy center presents Congress with road map for HIV vaccine development
...ess to current anti-HIV medications and prevention technology
be greatly expanded throughout the world. At the same time, we should start planning for the purchase and delivery of future technology. Treatment access and vaccine access are mutually reinforcing. Purchase funds and infrastructure development ef...
The gene is out of the bottle: Where to next?
...nues, scientists are applying genetic modification technology
to other species, including fish and insects. These applications raise questions that will expand the debate beyond concerns about food safety. Panelists with a wide range of views will discuss some of the products being developed and outline the is...
Rutgers researchers developing technology to help New Jersey farmers "grow" pharmaceuticals
...ew technology. Raskin expects his patented technology
to economically revive New Jersey farmers since th...ually promising is Phytomedics plant manufacturing technology
aimed at the market for so-called recombinant proteins, which are produced by combining genes from d...
Study finds troubling trends in hepatitis C screening, diagnosis and referral
... fill out when they arrive, or to find ways to use technology
to make that process more efficient....
Researchers to test skeletal muscle as replacement for damaged human heart muscle in humans
...ls to repair ailing hearts in animals. "Stem cell technology
today is where we were with myoblasts five years ago," Taylor said. "While stem cells have an exciting future, there are many challenges to be overcome." The main differences between the two sources of cells involve quantity and behavior of the cel...
MetaPhore Pharmaceuticals initiates Phase I clinical trial of enzyme mimetic compound for oncology
...ny that is applying its proprietary enzyme mimetic technology
to address the diseases and conditions associated with excessive superoxide production. In preclinical models, the primary drug candidates from this family of compounds has suggested the potential to combat such diseases and conditions more effecti...
Illinois researcher receives award for developing a better sunscreen
... positioned the C.P. Hall Company as an innovative technology
leader in advanced additives for sunscreen applications," said John J. Paro, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the C.P. Hall Company. Until recently, most sunscreens protected wearers only against UVB — the ultraviolet ra...
Providing a bigger view: New imaging device offers better conditions for cancer treatment planning
...tation of the 'bore-size" of the CT scanner. This technology
offers the possibility of planning a patient's rad...ute of Radiology in December 2000. Why wasn't this technology
available before? Larger imaging devices are actually much harder to make, says medical physicist S...
U-M, World Health Organization host telemedicine symposium
... policy makers who believe information technology
provides appropriate tools for the r... in telemedicine/telehealth science, technology
and clinical practice, as well as health policy and regulation. Presentations, panels ...
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