Tag: "delivery" at medical news
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...ancer may be reduced by the evolution of radiation delivery
techniques. However, researchers say that even with today's technology, some portions of the rectum still receive a high dose of radiation. Therefore, the risk of rectal cancer may still exist and thus, until proven otherwise, men treated with radiat...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...ancer may be reduced by the evolution of radiation delivery
techniques. However, researchers say that even with today's technology, some portions of the rectum might still receive a high dose of radiation. Therefore, the risk of rectal cancer may still be substantial and thus, until proven otherwise, men tr...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...e brought to "everyday" issues in the practice and delivery
of oral healthcare. This is one of the largest grants ever made by the NIDCR, and the largest NIH grant ever received by NYU. Dr. Michael C. Alfano, dean of the NYU College of Dentistry, said "Dentists usually work as solo practitioners, not in gr...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...ent, schools, churches and families to improve the delivery
of health care. Pediatricians are becoming more s... with community-based organizations to improve the delivery
of care. The program has received national recognition and in 2001 received the Ambulatory Pediatric...
Q Chip helps make cures more effective
...n of microspheres. These would allow the effective delivery
of drugs to targeted parts of the body. Q Chip makes its uniform particles using tiny capillaries etched in wafers to precisely create micro and nanoparticles. The key advantage of Q Chip's technology is that it can be very accurate about the size, s...
Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls
... weight gain because a person does not get regular delivery
of nutrients, said Stice, which can alter a person's physiological responses and disrupt a person's normal appetite pattern. Depressive symptoms also contributed to weight gain among adolescent girls. Besides the reasons for overeating to comfort or...
Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems
...ion; 4. Disease diagnosis and screening; 5. Drug delivery
systems; 6. Food processing and storage; 7. Air ...edical imaging. Rounding out the top 10: 5. Drug delivery
systems: including nano-capsules, dendrimers (tiny bush-like spheres made of branched polymers), and...
Little answers to world's biggest problems
... 4. Disease diagnosis and screening 5. Drug delivery
systems 6. Food processing and storage 7. Air pollution and remediation 8. Construction 9. Health monitoring 10. Vector and pest detection and control The study also relates the impact of nanotechnolog...
Chemical library aids in developing drug system for nerve damage
...and her colleagues develop a successful timed drug delivery
system. Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D., as...rotein sequences that bind to drugs to help a drug delivery
vehicle provide timed release of a drug. Such drug delivery
systems are called affinity-based, and ...
Charter activation brings space dimension to European emergency exercise
...rm SERTIT for processing and interpretation before delivery
to COGIC. Serving as they increasingly do in real emergencies, high-resolution satellite images provide up-to-date maps of buildings, roads and railways for planning responses to a disaster and carrying out rapid damage assessment. The EURATECH 2005...
Can hospital data detect poor performing doctors?
...spital data be used to detect poor quality service delivery
among surgeons? For over 20 years, routine data sources such as the hospital episode statistics have been widely perceived as being of little value because of problems with completeness and accuracy, and the Department of Health has in the past dismi...
NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers
... is to develop interventions to reduce the time of delivery
of standard cancer services, cancer diagnosis, and...p exists between cancer research discovery and the delivery
of those research findings in the form of improved patient care. Unrecognized barriers can prevent m...
World-leading scientific databases now accessible via handhelds
...Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) demonstrated the delivery
of chemical information, including structures, via live interaction using BlackBerry and other handheld devices at the CAS European conference in Vienna this week. More than 20 handheld devices were used simultaneously by conference participants to r...
Used in a new way, RNA interference permanently silences key breast cancer gene
...f the cancer cell. After a single exposure of this delivery
system, they found 75 percent of laboratory breast... findings is not on the horizon because lentivirus delivery
systems haven't been approved for human use yet, and because of the many problems associated with tr...
Top AIDS researchers to discuss latest advances on vaccine development for HIV-1 at academy meeting
...n to accelerate the ethical development and global delivery
of vaccine against HIV / AIDS. For further information, visit the meetings/conferences section of the www.nyas.org web site....
New study shows simple actions wipe out huge higher heart risks for Asian diabetics
...ral and communication differences make health care delivery
much more challenging for this community group. Th... This effort attempted to overcome the health care delivery
challenges posed by that community and tried to address the substantially increased health risks the...
M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution
...Through the Integrative Medicine Program, clinical delivery
offers complementary therapies through Place . . . of wellness that are used in concert with mainstream care to manage symptoms, relieve stress, and enhance quality of life. Integrative Medicine Program faculty also conduct research into the biologic...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for May 2005 (first issue)
...ned that smoking during pregnancy causes premature delivery
and intrauterine growth retardation and has been estimated to cause five to ten percent of all fetal and neonatal deaths. The problem of smoking mothers also increases the risk of hospitalizations of their babies for respiratory illness, of childhoo...
Diabetes and pizza: Slow and steady insulin delivery wins the race
...a pizza meal was improved by extending the time of delivery
of insulin to eight hours without varying the tota...ered." Gabbay cautions that this method of insulin delivery
may not be applicable to all high-carbohydrate, high-fat foods. "Pizza is a complex food and causes ...
Routine procedure during childbirth provides no benefits, study review finds
... in cases when the baby's safety is threatened and delivery
needs to take place quickly. This study addressed ... be too late to have an informed discussion in the delivery
room. "You're in charge of what happens to you in your care. Your best bet to reach a clear unders...
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