Tag: "task" at medical news
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...n College of Cardiology/American Heart Association task
force has endorsed this same idea. In the meantime, the study results again point to the importance of rapid response to heart-attack symptoms by individuals and their loved ones and the need to recognize that chest pain may not occur in everyone ...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...her than the drinking driver." In 2002, a national task
force suggested that Friday classes and exams could reduce Thursday night partying. However, this recommendation was based on comments made by college administrators and students, not empirical data. This study, said Wood, is the first to look at t...
Catastrophic events can affect a person's sleep
...ised by the evacuee situation," said Sharon. "The task
of debris cleaning in a polluted environment might have contributed to the increase in male patients." Sharon noted that this review only included a small number of patients, and that a broader review including all of the sleep centers in the affec...
Bringing order to 'what if?'
... speed and help make more consistent the difficult task
of quantifying risk estimates to guide policymaker...rmation sharing and artificial intelligence to the task
of gathering and distributing the specific data necessary to perform the tree analyses and other pro...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
...eveloping practices that meet these standards is a task
Friedlander calls "a real engineering challenge." ...s of experience with cell-based engineering to the task
of developing good laboratory practices. "This program has enabled my group to collaborate with se...
Pioneering study maps attention, memory and language links in the human brain
... name of an animal, for example. Then, to make the task
a bit harder, subjects are asked to respond only w...n's voice speak a word in the chosen category. The task
taxes attention even more when subjects are asked to respond to a woman's voice speaking a 'target' ...
Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes
...tion of American Medical Colleges' (AAMC) original task
force for graduate medical education as well as a ...e Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) task
force for graduate medical education, and was the first chairman of the resulting committee. In 1996...
'Wrapping' Gleevec fights drug-resistant cancer
...d was complex and challenging, Fernandez said. The task
fell on Bornmann, a director of the Center for Targeted Therapy's Translational Chemistry Service, and his colleagues Shimei Wang and Zhenghong Peng who dubbed the compound WBZ-7 based on their initials and the fact that it was the seventh compound ...
Largest ever grant for University of Copenhagenhagen
...ourney into the world of proteins will be the main task
for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research," says Gert Almind, CEO of the Novo Nordisk Foundation. The strengthening of Danish research and education in proteins is not only crucial for researchers at the university, but also for t...
Biofeedback on abnormal mechanics lowers risk for stress fractures, pain under kneecap
..., healthy footstrike should look like. The runners task
was to constantly adjust the force with which each of their own feet hit the ground to keep it at or below the line on the screen. With this feedback, all runners immediately were able to modify the hardness of their footstrike to meet the desire...
$7.5 million NIH grant to Yale for Autism Center of Excellence
...n attempt to meet the magnitude and urgency of the task
at hand. Key in this effort is the involvement of the Yale Child Study Center Developmental Disabilities Clinics and the Yale University Department of Statistics. A longstanding collaboration with the Yale School of Medicine Department of Genetics ...
The root of dyscalculia found
... a short time while the subjects completed a maths task
that involved comparing two digits, one larger in physical size than the other and the other larger numerically. For example, the subjects compared a 2 and a 4. The 2 was in a larger font than the 4 and subjects had to decide which digit was numerica...
Listen to your heart: Researchers discover a physiological indicator of vulnerability to temptation
...g heavy weights. When we spend our strength on one task
(trying to control your emotion around a petulant boss), there is less to spend on others (avoiding the Ben & Jerrys when we get home). The funny thing about being vulnerable to saying, eating, or doing the wrong thing is that humans are typicall...
Tracing broken wiring in stroke patients
...ed, the researchers asked them to perform a simple task
to determine their ability to perceive the left an...be acquired even in patients that cannot perform a task
This significantly widens the range of patients that can participate in functional brain-imaging pro...
Metacognition: Faced with a test, rats can check their knowledge first
...ed that the more difficult the time-discrimination task
was, the more frequently rats opted to decline the...lined as the difficulty of the time-discrimination task
increased, and this decline in accuracy was greater when rats were not given the choice of declining...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 28, 2007
... under such circumstances might seem slim, and the task
may seem daunting, reports C&EN senior editor Mitch Jacoby, who wrote the cover story. Yet Israeli chemists dont seem particularly fazed by the challenge. Kacha zen baarets, they say in a matter-of-fact way Thats just the way things are in Israel. ...
Task force recommends greater use of exercise testing in chronic disease
...roject by the European Respiratory Society's (ERS) task
force on clinical exercise testing, which has eval...e at the University of Leeds and member of the ERS task
force, Sue Ward said: "We were asked to review the latest developments in this kind of testing and l...
Computer scientist reveals the math and science behind blockbuster movies
... breathe life into fantasy. "It is an exhaustive task
to prescribe the motion of every degree of freedom in a piece of clothing or a crashing wave," says Ron Fedkiw, an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford who will speak about computations used to make solids and fluids more realistic in ...
Athlete's 'rituals' important for overcoming performance anxiety
...oncepts and Applications," an athletic performance task
can be repeated hundreds of times yet mistakes are still made. Well planned and practiced performance routines can minimize these errors. Dallas Cowboys football player Tony Romo certainly knows about this concept. He was supposed to hold the ball fo...
Benefits of testosterone treatment unknown, research shows
...nt. In 2004, the Endocrine Society established a task
force to generate evidence-based guidelines about the use of testosterone in treating men. Dr. Montori says Mayo researchers joined the effort in order to help the Endocrine Society provide recommendations based on up-to-date research. "We found th...
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