Tag: "video" at medical news
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
...s that heat and kill tumor cells. Watching the MRI video
monitor, doctors can adjust the instrument to reach all parts of the malignancy while avoiding healthy tissue. As the physicians work, they can actually see the tumor die. Hines' previous surgeries had sidelined him for weeks at a time. Afte...
Jefferson Researcher Finds New Digital X-Ray Technology May Cut Costs And Improve Patient Care
... signals that form a precise digital image on a video
screen, said Dr. Shaber. These images can be duplicated and transmitted electronically with no loss of quality, he said. Furthermore, there is software available that would allow a radiologist to focus on or enhance a specific area of ...
Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems
... The CD-ROM, Parenting Wisely, offers nine video
dramas depicting commonfamily problems, such as po... these sites. The program was created as a video
disk called "Parenting AdolescentsWisely" several years ago and converted to CD-ROM in the fall of 1...
University Of Texas Southwestern One-Of-A-Kind Video-Laparoscopic Lab May Change The Way Surgery Is Taught
... concentration as he tries to keep his eyes on the video
screenand off his hands while suturing a foam spon...n half." In this new teaching lab, residents learn video
eye-hand skills and acquirebasic skills such as suturing, knot tying and forcep handling in a virtua...
Cedars-Sinai Surgeons Present TeleSurgery
.... Fontana, will be on site in Cincinnatiduring the video
conference. Therefore, surgeons attending the conf...acic surgeons started doing chest operations using video
technology inthe early 1990s. "I make one incision that's about two inches long and three other inc...
New Chest Pain Evaluation Method Saves Lives, Prevents Costly HospitalizationFor Some Patients
...roll and soundbites that will be sent by satellite video
feed. News Conference: Tues., Dec. 22, 1998 --10 a.m. CST; Baldwin Building FirstFloor Lecture Hall; 200 Fourth Ave. S.W.; Rochester, Minn. News media shouldpark in the Baldwin Building Parking Ramp and take the elevators to the firstfloor lecture ha...
New Surgery At Cedars-Sinai Provides Hope For Epilepsy Patient Who Has Had A Lifetime Of Seizures
...f her seizuresusing electroencephalogram (EEG) and video
monitors. These tests indicated thatthere were abnormal signals in the speech cortex that corresponded with theonset of the seizures, which then traveled to the hippocampus. Prior to surgery,a Wada test, which utilizes sodium amobarbitol to put one s...
Temples Virtual Lab Helps Disabled Students
...n goes to work in the virtual lab; if successful,a video
clip displays the patient coughing and returning to life, and ifunsuccessful, a sheet is drawn over the patient's face....
You Don't Need To Make Sperm Or Even Be Alive To Be A Father
...r his death. However, Rothman says she does have a video
in which herhusband expressed his desire to have children. While the arguments about posthumous reproduction centre on consent,concerns about safety have been raised by the latest announcement from SeverinoAntinori of the International Associ...
Brain Resolves Sensory Contradictions By Creating Its Own Reality
...he person is stationary. Duringthis period, we use video
cameras to measure the study subject's eye movements,and we found the eyes move as though the person is still both rotating andtranslating, even though he or she is perfectly still." The brain resolves theconflict between the senses by inventing its ...
Press conference to announce new NIH research study on MRI diagnosis of heart attack and stroke in the emergency room
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Scientists at Children's Hospital and Brandeis use video games to unlock secrets of the brain's sense of direction
WALTHAM, Mass. -- By playing video
games, teenagers with epilepsy are makingimportant...assisted by a cohort of epileptic teens who played video
games in thename of science. The game, created by a 15-year-old high school studentspecifically for ...
Tobacco chewers quit after "teachable moment" in dental chair
...l, smokeless tobacco users aregiven a manual and a video
for self-study. The scientists enrolled 633 smokeless tobacco users for their study from aninitial group of about 35,000 dental patients. Almost 99 percent were male andon average they were using chewing tobacco or snuff six days a week, consuming a...
Dartmouth researchers urge caution in communicating results to public
...patient scenarios. After seeing the "patients" on video
and reviewing relevant medical information,doctors were asked whether they would recommend cardiac catheterization, inwhich a thin catheter is threaded into the heart for examination. Theinvestigators then compared how often "patients" of different ...
Scientists can now see sense of smell
DURHAM, N.C. -- Using a high-resolution video
technique on laboratoryrats, neurobiologists at Duke University Medical Center have captured the firstdetailed images of the living brain in the act of recognizing specific odormolecules. The scientists say their achievement will open the way to deci...
Research finds U.S. adolescents inactive; blacks, Hispanics, Asians at biggest risk
...s. Total inactivity hours -- which included TV or video
viewing and video
gameplaying -- ranged for both sexes from 19.3 for whites to 29.7 for blacks.Hispanic and Asian tota...
Education may help the fight against high blood pressure
...e researchers asked each teen toplay a competitive video
game three times. They were told to compete withthemselves to see if they could beat their first video
game score. In the thirdgame they were also given a financial incentive to beat their top score. "A...
Help may only be a phone call away! Study finds a practical solution to assist
...en. Whereas patients who hadreceived telephone or video
telephone intervention showed enhanced compliance. There was no significant difference between the two groups that receivedreminders. "With the advent of managed care and cuts in home care reimbursement, theability to enhance medication compliance ...
Telemedicine can be used for accurate diagnosis of stroke symptoms
...edside nurse via personalcomputers with integrated video
cameras, connected by standard high-speed datatransmission lines. Neither neurologist had any prior knowledge of the studyparticipants or of the results of the other physician's assessments. Analysis of the two sets of examinations showed no signif...
Yale receives $10 million to study tobacco use: Research grant comes from three national organizations
...ed by Peter SaloveyThis study will compare whether video
and print messages that emphasize thebenefits of quitting smoking are more effective than messages that emphasize therisk of not quitting, as a way of encouraging individuals who are trying to quitsmoking....
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