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Small infants have greater survival rate in high level intensive care facilities

...ide mechanical ventilationthe use of a device that assists with breathing. Depending on the level of care, some high-level NICUs provide major surgery. Very low birth weight infants are those weighing less than 1500 grams, or about 3.3 pounds, at birth. Very low birth weight infants are highly vulnerable...

Exercise has no effect on risk of knee osteoarthritis

... our ultimate aim must be to produce evidence that assists clinical decision-making and individualized recommendations regarding safety and effectiveness of interventions, including physical activity." ...

Cardiologist's 'living chip' changes science of disease monitoring

...xcell Partners Inc. The Rochester-based consortium assists young companies with funding from New York state, ...ical Center's Office of Technology Transfer, which assists University researchers in developing new inventions, immediately saw the promise in Rosero's idea an...

MRI scans in premature infants can predict future developmental delays

...t performing MRI scans on pre-term infants' brains assists dramatically in predicting the babies' future developmental outcomes. Terrie E. Inder, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, of radiology and of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and pediatric researchers in New ...

Rapid expansion of HIV treatment services in Africa feasible, with good patient outcomes

...nd outcomes monitoring system, capturing data that assists in individual patient care and overall clinic management. Finally, large financial resources made available by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) contributed to the program's success. "Despite the burgeoning availability ...

Patient care threatened by workforce shortage

...tion is found to creating a medical workforce that assists the emerging new models of care developing in Australia as a result of doctor shortages, a visiting US expert has warned. Professor Larry Green, Senior Scholar in Residence at the Robert Graham Center in Washington, said the trend of redesigning the...

Making a healthy lunch a greater national priority

...ing good through the day," she said. "Eating lunch assists in ensuring we get all the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients we need each day to keep healthy. Taking time out can also help improve concentration levels, enable time for building relationships and even build fitness levels if you do some exerci...

New research reveals Australians too busy for lunch

...n's health first, said Ms McDonald. "Eating lunch assists in ensuring you get all the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need each day to keep healthy. "A lunch that is high in fibre, low in fat, and is based on low GI foods also provides the long-lasting energy to help avoid the mid-afternoon slump...

March/April 2006 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet

...nsensitive Predictive Instrument (ACI-TIPI), which assists in the diagnosis of acute cardiac ischemia, had no statistically significant impact on triage or diagnostic accuracy among patients with chest pain at emergency departments in 10 rural hospitals. In this randomized controlled trial, the average diag...

Potential heart benefit found in stem cells

... in muscle tissue, and connexin 43, a protein that assists in intracellular interactions The in vitro data suggests that stem cells from this source have significant CM potential and are potentially valuable not only because they can be easily collected from young volunteers, but also because of their colle...

Common bacteria pirate natural mechanism to get inside cells

...li as a model to show how nitric oxide unwittingly assists bacterial uptake and survival. "In bladder cells, E. coli uses this mechanism to get inside the cells and hide from the antibiotic effect and the immune system," says Dr. Daaka. "We think their hiding is mediated through dynamin. This is not only a...

Software might revolutionize glucose monitoring in critically ill patients

... Making reports that GRIP, a computersoftware that assists in the monitoring of glucose levels incritically ill patients, saves nurses time and effort and is moreefficient than the paper-based method currently used in manyintensive care units (ICUs). Monitoring blood glucose levels isnecessary to avoid stres...

Australians of the year forge partnership for burns drug development

...rly experiments to a stage where we can see how it assists burns patients, and that's where the collaborations with Clinical Professor Fiona Wood and the McComb Foundation will prove so valuable." Clinical Professor Wood said she was very impressed by the potential of the Phylomer drugs. "We always say that ...

Protein suppresses prostate cancer, enhances effects of vitamin E

... suppresses growth of the cancer. The protein also assists in the retention of vitamin E in prostate cancer cells and increases the effect of vitamin E in limiting the proliferation of cancer cells, the researchers found. The researchers, led by ShuYuan Yeh, assistant professor of urology and pathology at th...

American Society of Hematology partners with major health organizations to launch patientINFORM.org

...d a group of scholarly and medical publishers that assists patients in understanding research findings published in several peer-reviewed biomedical journals. Under the patient INFORM model, patients or their family members can visit the Web sites of the American Cancer Society ( www.cancer.org ), American...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

...pist or group to advance their training. The award assists in underwriting reasonable and customary travel and living expenses for a period of one to three months. Three awards are available annually: two for ASGE members in North America to travel abroad to an ASGE-member site, and one for an international ...

ARVO annual meeting features over 6,000 presentations

...over 70 countries. The Association encourages and assists its members and others in research, training, publication and dissemination of knowledge in vision and ophthalmology. ARVO's headquarters are located in Rockville, Md. For more information, logon to the Association's Web site, www.arvo.org ....

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