Tag: "achievement" at medical news

Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment

...from more than 20 percent to 10 percent a notable achievement that the authors attribute to the increasing evidence of the benefit of emergency angioplasty, and the rise in the availability of the treatment at American hospitals and concerted national efforts to improve care. The database used for the study,...

University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank

...ed to receive the CIO 100 Award for excellence and achievement in information technology. This prestigious award is presented to 100 companies nationwide by CIO. CIO is a semi-monthly national publication, which provides information executives, their partners and their companies with real-life, in-depth informat...

LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes

...edge educational approaches will be used to ensure achievement of competence and development of expertise. The Education Institutes may use a variety of methods to achieve specific educational outcomes, including the use of bench models, simulations, simulators, and virtual reality. The faculty at these institut...

University research wins royal accolade

...ntly the development of new medicines. This is an achievement of which we are all extremely proud. It acknowledges our excellence in research and teaching in both the UK and Malaysia....

Born to lose: How birth weight affects adult health and success

... lower on reading, passage comprehension, and math achievement tests. Low birth-weight children are roughly one-third more likely to drop out of high school relative other children. Low birth weight has significant negative effects on adult health, equivalent to being 12 years older in one's 30s and 40s. We...

Bringing order to 'what if?'

...s analysis by Von Winterfeldt was a widely admired achievement of CREATEs first years but the intensity of effort required to reach the conclusions raised an obvious question. Risk assessments have historically been what the British call one-off cases isolated single efforts attacking a single problem. But t...

NIH study tracks brain development in some 500 children across US

... families performed somewhat more poorly on IQ and achievement tests and displayed more behavioral problems compared to children from middle and higher income families. They did not differ, however, on many other measures of basic cognitive functions, like memory and verbal fluency, or on most measures of socia...

San Francisco VA researcher receives top Veterans Affairs award

...ific honor is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in biomedical research. It was named after the physician who served as the VA's Chief Medical Officer from 1955 to 1963. Weiner is director of the Center for the Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIND) at SFVAMC and a professor of radiology, m...

Is the UK prepared for pandemic flu?

...e with SARs. Ultimately, it will be a remarkable achievement if devolved-operational authority is successful, he says. History suggests that the political imperative in a national (indeed global) crisis will be to centralise strategic and operational authority. If this happens then much of the planning could b...

$10M grant to VCU to develop new cancer treatments

...uring such large-scale funding is an extraordinary achievement by Dr. Williamson and his colleagues," added Jerome Strauss, M.D., dean of the VCU School of Medicine.Williamson and colleagues also will collaborate with investigators from Stanford University, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Te...

New prostate cancer treatment wins operations research award for Sloan-Kettering

... National distribution of this system will allow achievement of consistent treatment planning across different clinics, thus reducing the variability in the quality of treatment plans. The resulting plans limit urethral dose, decrease the operator-dependency, and reduce the influence of the learning curve asso...

A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies

... trials in July 2007. This represents a tremendous achievement to turn a research device into a medically approved product in only two years an experience which will place us in good stead for future medical products that we have on our horizon. Currently hospital based ultrasound is used to record babies hea...

Tennessee researcher earns Komen grant to study depression and breast cancer

...mentum and eventually gain confidence, feelings of achievement and success, and less depression." Hopko's approach has been effective in early, smaller trials conducted with cancer patients in recent years, showing a reduction in anxiety and depression and even pain as reported by patients. The technique also ...

A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients

...acterization and optimization. Its most noteworthy achievement is a technology that makes it easier to re-melt and reuse aluminum scraps by consolidating shavings, wires and other fine pieces of the metal into a bulk form that melts more readily. EMV's foray into biomaterials began several years ago, when, a...

Marshall to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR

...ce. The award is made on the basis of scientific achievement of outstanding quality that has advanced or may reasonably be expected to advance significant dental service to the public. It is intended to confer the highest honor in the field of dental materials research upon those scientists who, through resear...

UCL scientist receives Max Planck Research Award 2007

...sease and schizophrenia." "This is a tremendous achievement which is testimony to the efforts of Ray Dolan and colleagues within the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, at UCL," said Professor Malcolm Grant, UCL President & Provost. "This award confirms that the UCL Institute of Neurology continues to ful...

New study cautions states on changes to Medicaid

...ows that at least half of the eventual educational achievement gaps among children exist by the time they enter kindergarten and these gaps widen as children move through the educational system. To help reduce educational gaps and improve school readiness, states should ensure that children have access to high q...

Winners of 2007 Engineering Awards to be honored at gala dinner

...chnology; the Russ Prize, which honors outstanding achievement in engineering; and the Gordon Prize, which recognizes experiments in education that develop effective engineering leaders. The $1 million Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability will also be presented. The contest sought innovative solutions ...

MIT graduate student wins $30,000 Lemelson-MIT student prize for life-saving inventions

...t had built and tested a prototype device. Nates achievement is simply breathtaking and will have potentially a huge impact on drug delivery and, hence, healthcare, said Balls advisor Professor Hunter. Now awaiting livestock trials, Ball and his colleagues anticipate the needle-free injection technology havi...

Pittsburgh ear study finds that fluid in the ear does not impair development in children

...ed literacy, attention, social skills and academic achievement in 391 of these children at 9 to 11 years of age in the most recent component of the study. At the time of testing, 84 percent of the children in the early-treatment group and 45 percent of the children in the delayed-treatment group had undergone ...

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(Date:11/5/2014)... Brazil -Individuals show great diversity in their ability to ... females greatly differ in their perceptual evaluation of odors, ... tests. , Sex differences in olfactory detection ... may be connected to one,s perception of smell, which ... women,s olfactory superiority has been suggested to be cognitive ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... Temple University School of Medicine announced today that ... initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates ... Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair ... School of Medicine will pursue an innovative global ... Biomarkers to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand Challenges Explorations ...
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