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Spinoff company receives $2.5 million NIH grant to build prototype scanner

...ween one and two millimeters in diameter. Doing so affords patients a more than 90-percent chance of survival, but many breast cancer patients today have tumors that are incurable by the time they are found. More than 40,000 U.S. women will die from the disease in 2005. "Small disease is curable disease," N...

PENN researchers use robotic surgery

...-D computer monitor similar to a "viewfinder" that affords a magnified view of the surgical site inside the p...nical device to the right), the daVinci technology affords surgeons the direct, "intuitive" control they exercise in traditional open surgical procedures, seam...

The link between physical activity and ovarian cancer

...om Ontario suggest that work-related activity also affords protection against the disease....

Penn surgeons use completely robotic surgery to treat prostate cancer

...nical device to the right), the robotic technology affords surgeons the direct, "intuitive" control they exercise in traditional open surgical procedures, seamlessly translating their natural hand, wrist and finger movements at the console into corresponding micro-movements of laparoscopic surgical instrumen...

Women with major depression at risk of relapse during pregnancy

...sorder on the other. Quantification of these risks affords clinicians the opportunity to make collaborative treatment decisions consistent with individual needs and wishes. Such information can also help to refine treatment guidelines for women with a history of depression who are planning to conceive or who...

International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh June 19-22

... size of the meeting, with about 750 participants, affords media easy access to the field's leading experts and its young investigators from around the world. Among the topics to be covered at ICN 2006 are: The role of serotonin in and the genetic basis for aggression in men Effects of early puberty on d...

Tissue engineering for craniofacial reconstruction

...ternal Phase Emulsion (HIPE) polymerization, which affords tremendous control of scaffold morphology. HIPEs can be readily molded into the irregular shapes often required in craniofacial reconstruction and cured in situ to a rigid foam. They have demonstrated that emulsion templating can be used to generate ...

E/Tablet technology may provide benefits to patients, researchers

... as a patient's sex life because working with them affords a certain amount of privacy that patients don't believe they have with paper and pen. "Patients using clipboards might worry that someone is looking over their shoulders," Abernethy said. "With E/Tablets, they can answer a question and then move to...

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(Date:7/29/2014)... BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA The advanced optical methods and ... are driving a revolution in the neurosciences were the ... published by SPIE, the international society for optics and ... of the BRAIN Initiative in the United States, and ... vision for and provide examples of the impact that ...
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