Tag: "technology" at medical news
Fully endoscopic micro-surgery puts a former Jr. Olympic athlete back on the marathon trail
...S (October 12, 1999) -- Thanks to state-of-the-art technology
and someof the most advanced capabilities in the United States, brain surgery to removepituitary tumors is now being done fully endoscopically and with outstandingresults. Ken Baker, the San Francisco correspondent for PEOPLE Magazine, aformer member...
Results of NUVANCE phase I/II asthma trial presented
... Immunex scientists used recombinant DNA technology
to produce a soluble IL-4 receptor, a molecule the company named NUVANCE. When IL-4 binds with NUVANCE (soluble IL-4 receptor) instead of cell-surface IL-4R, the effects of IL-4 may be blocked....
Protein Power: 'Salt cloud' concept shows promise for developing new drugs and foods faster, at lower cost
...le step, and that's exactly what this new membrane technology
may be able todo." If it pans out, the joint resea...f model systems. The next step is to implement the technology
on realfeedstreams, in actual commercial processes. That work is currently under way." Millipore and...
New DNA chip method could improve cancer diagnosis
...g tumor types. This approach exploits the hot new technology
ofDNA microarrays--DNA chips that can analyze the ...anddiseased cells, this is the first time that the technology
has been applied toclassify cancer types," says Dr. Golub. The scientists say that it may be possi...
New tests for blood clots, lung cancer use NIDCR patented technology
...pproved by the FDA, were createdwith the help of a technology
patented by the National Institute of Dental andCr...nths, reflecting the importance of this diagnostic technology
in serving unmetmedical needs. The company hopes that the new imaging tests will immediatelyhelp two...
Cedars-Sinai Medical tip sheet for Oct. 14
...OVE A PITUITARY TUMOR Thanks to state-of-the-art technology
and some of the most advanced capabilitiesin the United States, brain surgery to remove pituitary tumors is now being donefully endoscopically and with outstanding results. Ken Baker, the San Franciscocorrespondent for PEOPLE Magazine, a former membe...
'HARP MRI' provides faster, clear heart pictures
... make the heartwork harder. Then they use scanning technology
to watch for signs of abnormalmotion in heart musc...ge the way the muscle is working. There's no other technology
that can dothat now." Nevertheless, because it is so costly and time-consuming, doctors do not use M...
Skull Base Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to host fourth annual Skull Base Surgery Symposium
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 26, 1999)--The most advanced technology
and procedures in the area of skull base surgery will be the focus of attention at the fourth annual Skull Base Surgery Symposium to be held at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Nov. 4-6, 1999. Open to physicians and non-physicians, alike, the symposium w...
As key neural circuits weaken with age, our brains call upon alternate pathways to pick up the slack, study says
...usedpositron emission tomography (PET) scanners, a technology
that measuresinstantaneous blood flow in the brain, to determine which areas of their brainswere active. "These brain images showed that older and younger people depend upon verydifferent brain circuits to remember what they've just seen," Sekuler s...
Meharry-Vanderbilt partnership aims to address racial disparity in cancer outcomes
...arry to provide scientists access to expertise and technology
that would be too expensive for individual researchers or departments to acquire on their own. Funding of pilot projects through which Meharry faculty, in collaboration with Vanderbilt researchers, will conduct novel cancer research. Training of ...
Cranfield technology noses ahead
...ase. The test named 'Diag-Nose', uses cutting edge technology
to 'sniff out' disease. A number of medical condit...d electronically, thereby avoiding human bias. The technology
will dramatically reduce the diagnosis time for Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). UTIs are second in ...
Studies of growth hormone result in new class of drugs
...otice that a European patent will be issued on the technology
before the end of the year. The university received U.S. patents on growth hormone antagonists in 1994 and 1997....
Noveau neurons are better than no neurons at all
...ire electronic network can function properly, then technology
will be a step closer to replacing diseased or damaged neurons in human tissue....
Novel neurotransmitter overturns laws of biology, offers potential for stroke treatment
...the University on sales of products related to the technology
described in this release. The University owns stock in Guilford, with Dr. Snyder having an interest in the University share under University policy. The University's stock is subject to certain restrictions under University policy. Dr. Snyder ser...
New treadmill 'scores' may help physicians better diagnose heart disease
...," he emphasizes. "The newest products of medical technology
are adding tremendously to health care costs, yet our research shows they won't do a better job of diagnosing coronary disease than what we've got already." For example, he says, electronic beam-computed tomography (EBCT) -- which uses X-rays to de...
Robotics go where no surgeon has gone before
...ure. However, it will be several years before the technology
will be available for large numbers of patients, s...botic bypass is safe and that it appears that this technology
should let us perform coronary bypass surgery without a major incision," Damiano says. "We are tryi...
U.S., British scientific societies honor penicillin as International Chemical Landmark
...ant steps in the evolution of chemical science and technology
as Historic Chemical Landmarks. "The landmarks program reminds us of the grandeur of chemistry, while underlining that chemistry is a very human enterprise, filled with all triumphs and setbacks of men and women trying to understand the world and ma...
BioMed Central -- freedom of information for the science community
...be published electronically 2. take advantage of technology
to allow more flexible presentation of scientific ... Matt Cockerill, BMC TechnologyDirector. 'With the technology
now available, we can speed up the process ofpublication and make it much more efficient. What we wa...
Eastman gives Clemson University $38 million fiber technology
...Textiles, Fiber and Polymer Science a unique fiber technology
worth an estimated $38 million in intellectual pro...erties related to capillary surface material (CSM) technology
-- a major breakthrough in the physics of fluid transport. Eastman is also giving Clemson equipmen...
New molecular 'dowsing' technique could more quickly and precisely lead researchers to key drug targets
...ting functional regions of proteins. This emerging technology
may be used not only for finding drug targets but for developing molecular-modeling software to make the search that much easier....
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