Tag: "computer" at medical news
Passion for technology: Three UH women honored
...05 Repairing aneurysm-damaged arteries, analyzing computer
code patterns and improving hardware imaging techn...s were given to Irene Cooperstein Cole, a math and computer
science senior in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Barbara Nishae Brooks, a tech...
Young athletes' post-concussion migraine may signal greater neurocognitive impairment
...and Cognitive Testing), a scientifically validated computer
software program developed years ago by the University of Pittsburgh team and widely used today as an objective assessment tool to help determine neurocognitive effects of concussion and measure recovery. Significant differences existed among the thr...
Online analytical toolbox for cancer and other biomedical research
...by posing queries. Dr. Raj Acharya, professor of computer
science who headed the site development project, s...are Srivatsava Ranjit Ganta, doctoral candidate in computer
science; Jyotsna Kasturi, doctoral candidate in computer
science; Dr. John Gilbertson, M.D., assista...
Aging eye more susceptible to serious damage, scientists report
...e June issue of Archives of Ophthalmology. Using a computer
model of the eye, Stitzel and colleagues investiga...titzel and his colleagues have been working on the computer
simulation model for several years and already have reported that the model tracks the actual result...
'Apollo Program' for hydrogen energy needed, Stanford researcher says
...uggedColella's new emission scenarios into his own computer
model to runsimulations and analyze the resulting costs and effects. "We believe the results are conservative since health costs associatedmostly with particles are now thought to be greater than those used in ourstudy," Jacobson said. "In addition, ...
Mental processing is continuous, not like a computer
...ons to click on pictures of different objects on a computer
screen. When the students heard a word, such as "c...ther than discrete; it's a dynamical system." The computer
metaphor describes cognition as being in a particular discrete state, for example, "on or off" or in...
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
...rocess of tumor imaging and dose delivery is under computer
control. According to Jan Lagendijk ( J.J.W.Lagendijk@radth.med.uu.nl , www.radiotherapie.nl ), he and his colleagues expect that this new design will become the next-generation radiotherapy treatment machine. The superior image quality of the MR...
Genetic on-off switches pinpointed in human genome
...Yingnian Wu and Ming Zheng developed sophisticated computer
algorithms to process the massive amount of data collected from the experiments. The researchers report that multiple promoters often control a single gene in parallel, adding another layer to an already complex genetic regulation mechanism. They als...
Voice-to-voice translation machine perfects bedside manner
... an associate professor of electrical engineering, computer
science and linguistics at the USC Viterbi School ...ed that the Transonics approach relies not just on computer
code, but also on the ability of humans to use even imperfect tools. This approach, he adds, grows d...
Doctors able to predict potential ovarian failure after radiation
... B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., co-author of the study and a computer
scientist at University of St. Andrews in Scotland. "Our results are exciting and useful, and further data is needed to improve the accuracy of our methods."...
Kids with bedroom TV sets have lower standardized test scores, Stanford/Packard study shows
...honor in your youngster's bedroom and booting up a computer
elsewhere in the home. A new study by researchers ...s without. Conversely, those with access to a home computer
earn higher test scores. The differences persist regardless of the amount of time the students repor...
Television in the bedroom may hurt child's school performance
...n children without TVs in their bedrooms. Having a computer
in the home was associated with higher test scores... tests and 7 points lower on reading tests. A home computer
showed the opposite relationship--children with access to a home computer
had scores that were aroun...
A TV in the bedroom is associated with lower standardized test scores among third grade students
...ardized tests while children with access to a home computer
had higher scores, researchers report in the July ...irds of households with children have at least one computer
and more than half (53 percent) have home Internet access. While substantial evidence exists to show...
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft to present innovations for healthy workforce
...syndrome or arthritis) or serious injury,* using a computer
can be a challenge for many people. Inability to operate computer
technology can put workers of any age at a disadvantage that may lead to unemployment or lack of car...
Household dust is main source of flame retardants in humans
...fic society. Until this study, which is based on a computer
model developed by Canadian researchers, scientist...Using a combination of measured concentrations and computer
modeling, she and her coworkers estimated the emissions and fate of PBDEs in the Toronto area. Toddl...
Computers: Poor placement does not compute in medical exam rooms
INDIANAPOLIS Doctors "talking" to computer
screens instead of patients during a physical exam...eir comprehensive study of the effect of exam room computer
placement and the doctor-patient relationship appears in the August issue of the Journal of General ...
Wright State receives $3 million grant to study learning with disabilities
...strial organizational psychology; engineering; and computer
science and engineering. "A team of more than 20 faculty members from across campus will collaborate to train a new, hybrid cohort of doctoral students who can bridge the gap between disability, assistive technologies and the pedagogy of individualiz...
Rice nanophotonics lab gets $3 million training grant
...sor of physics and astronomy and in electrical and computer
engineering; Jason Hafner, assistant professor of ...ineering and assistant professor of electrical and computer
engineering; Bruce Johnson, distinguished faculty fellow in chemistry and executive director of the ...
Accessible technology and rehab medicine help Americans with disabilities in today's work force
... syndrome or arthritis) or serious injury, using a computer
can be challenging for many people. "We are commit...tein College of Medicine The inability to operate computer
technology can put workers of any age at a disadvantage and may hinder career advancement or lead to...
New book on independent living through smart technologies available from Wiley
...h and technological developments from engineering, computer
science, and the rehabilitation sciences are promo...on sciences, health care providers, researchers in computer
science and engineering, and individuals eager to learn more about what is available and what is bei...
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