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JK Rowling and the MS Society Scotland fund a new MS Research Centre

...eral Hospital will be working with the MS group to apply the innovative new methods they have developed which can measure the changes in brain inflammation, temperature and nerve-cell interconnections that can occur in MS." Mark Hazelwood, Director of Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland said: "Scotland ha...

Conference on smart prosthetics set for November 2006

...l Academies Communication Awards. Researcher can apply online, or gather information on procedures and requirements, at www.keckfutures.org/prosthetics or by contacting Marty Perreault at 949-387-5783 or mperreault@nas.edu ....

Wearing compression stockings reduces risk of DVT on long-haul flights

...pitals are often encouraged to wear stockings that apply pressure to the lower leg. The gentle pressure helps maintain blood flow and reduces the number of blockages. As people have become more aware of the risks of developing a DVT while flying, researchers have started to assess the potential benefit of ...

Manchester unveils made to measure medical stockings

...tly the only treatment for venous leg ulcers is to apply constant pressure by tightly wrapping elastic band...WLIC which produces a bespoke stocking designed to apply a prescribed three-dimensional pressure profile to the leg. Dr Tilak Dias, Head of the WLIC, said: "...

Women now live longer than men, even in the poorest countries

...e must remember, though, that life expectancy data apply from birth onwards, so the picture would be different in some countries if life expectancy from conception was considered," they add. "But even the life expectancy from birth may not be a permanent achievement, given that the largest remaining untapp...

Is the brain wired for faces?

... findings are exciting because we are now going to apply this technique to probe the neural bases of face perception deficits in autism," Riesenhuber said. Because humans are so talented in recognizing faces, many in the scientific community have argued that the brain has developed unique mechanisms for un...

UI research aims to help patients with spinal cord injury

...r than body weight to bones and is the best way to apply therapeutic stresses to keep the skeletal system (bone) healthy. This simple biomechanical principle comes into play whenever exercise is used to strengthen bones and muscles. The UI team used a computer-controlled device to deliver defined, measurab...

Chaos=Order: Physicists make baffling discovery

...em neurons, for example but relatively simple to apply an external forcing. "This is of course basic research," said Brandt. "But what you can learn from this is that complex systems... sometimes behave in a very unexpected way, completely opposite to your intuition or expectation. It will be interesti...

5 finalists compete for Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research

...he dearth of evidence led politicians in Europe to apply the Precautionary Principle by banning antibiotics used for growth promotion in food animals; American politicians debated the same move. Applying O.R. techniques and models, the Animal Health Institute (AHI), along with its member companies and out...

Genes and environment interact to promote cancer

...s and develop models that physician scientists can apply to humans." Likewise, Duke pharmacologist Mohamed Abou Donia, M.D., has shown that insecticides that are generally safe when used alone or in small amounts can damage the brain, nervous system and testes when combined with other chemicals or certain ...

Prisons not adapting to needs of aging inmate population

...d that many of the same issues of aging and safety apply to male prisoners as well. She says that she would like to see the present study replicated and validated by a study conducted in men's prisons. For the short term, Williams makes several recommendations that she says would help make prisons safer fo...

Tomorrow's medical researchers to be nurtured in Manchester

...ertake academic training which will enable them to apply for a research training fellowship, at the same time as launching their specialist clinical training. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has committed up to 50 million over 10 years to deliver what will then form the next part o...

Emergency departments score poorly in child-saving drills, Hopkins study finds

... by the research team stating the results probably apply to hospitals nationwide is published in the March issue of Pediatrics. Although researchers caution that observations during mock codes do not necessarily represent performance in an actual health emergency, the study's results do suggest that hospit...

Obesity and risk for death due to motor vehicle crashes

...id-size male (BMI = 24.3 kg/m2). This standard may apply to fewer people now. During the last two decades, more Americans have become obese or extremely obese. A study conducted in 2000 reported that 30.4 percent of American adults have a BMI of 30 or greater and 4.9 percent have a BMI of 40 or greater. T...

Fighting the battle against disease - Leeds researchers take on the world

...cross different countries - for example, they will apply their experience in TB to HIV care, effectively delivering anti-retroviral treatment in Uganda and Swaziland. Their embedded approach to research and development means the COMDIS consortium can make the 5m, funded by the department for international ...

Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Feb. 21, 2006 issue

...conditions, but a new study shows that it does not apply to pneumonia. This retrospective cohort study of 3,243 hospitals across the United States and 23, 480 people with pneumonia cared for by 9,741 physicians found no association between caring for large numbers of pneumonia patients and close adherence...

Strokes in children need to be recognized quickly

...gnize and diagnose stroke, the more quickly we can apply effective treatment," said Dr. Ichord. "The first treatment involves neuroprotective measures, which include maintaining adequate blood pressure, and supplying fluids and appropriate medication. Later, the patient may need aggressive physical rehabil...

USF College of Public Health one of 12 institutions named to Kellogg Foundation initiative

... consultation will place us in a great position to apply for health disparities extramural research funding in the near future, as a result of our newly acquired skills and partnerships." Eliminating health disparities will require solutions that bring communities and institutions together as partners and ...

Brain researchers discover the evolutionary traces of grammar

...duce language. In particular, the human ability to apply complex linguistic rules has been held responsible...mplex rules, on the other hand - which apes cannot apply - Broca's area became active. This result is highly revealing with respect to the localisation of th...

Beaming pain relief

...e," said Ziskin. Eastern European doctors directly apply millimeter waves to skin lesions and acupuncture points. It's also common to beam them onto a diseased organ or a troublesome joint. Absorbed very rapidly by the skin, millimeter waves appear to initiate a response in peripheral nerve endings. Zisk...

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