Tag: "existing" at medical news
Spot on treatment for acne
...treatment or more likely in combination with other existing
treatments. The company has already been in talks with several interested companies, who are waiting to see whether the initial results can be repeated in a larger study group. ...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
...a pandemic early on. Making a vaccine against an existing
strain of H5N1 or any other type of influenza virus is relatively routine. Typically, samples of existing
influenza virus strains are isolated and then grown inside eggs or in cell cultures. The virus is th...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
...al visit, all patients are advised to stayon their existing
drugs until they see their trial physician. ...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
...nd today in seafloor environments similar to those existing
3.5 billion years ago. The microbiologists on the team, led by Dr Sly, cultured currently existing
primitive microbes under simulated conditions to those of the ancient forms of life, Dr Glikson said...
RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency
...to integrate select RAND quality measures into its existing
provider performance measurement tools and care management services. The alliance, the first of its kind, unites the capabilities and expertise of two industry pioneers in health care analytics to pave the way for a new provider performance measu...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
... personal fight against cancer. Already we have existing
peer-to-peer Second Life cancer support groups coming to us to use the facility and our resources. We are certain that going forward the community will find untold uses for our office space in terms of education, advocacy, fundraising and community s...
New grant fulfills wish of late Baltimore Orioles team photographer
...ent possible. The funds will be used to enhance an existing
educational website ( www.merkelcell.org ) created by Dr. Nghiems group as well as to pursue journal publications that will educate clinicians about the disease. Funding for the grant comes through the JW Fund, established by the Wachter family to ...
Device helps physically disabled turn on computer
...g it to the on/off circuit of the motherboard. Any existing
technologies, such as sensitive or sip/puff switches mentioned above, can be plugged in to the added jack allowing users with physical disabilities to turn on the computer by themselves. The idea is to make those with disabilities as independent a...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...ound that those yields could be accomplished using existing
quantities of organic fertilizers, and without put.... The idea to undertake an exhaustive review of existing
data about yields and nitrogen availability was fueled in a roundabout way, when Perfecto and Badgle...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...ts help to develop new imaging techniques, improve existing
ones, and assure the safety of radiation used in m...s that cannot both be adjusted at the same time in existing
proton-treatment facilities. This capability could lead to "intensity-modulated proton therapy" (IMP...
U of M researchers assess effectiveness of computerized physician order entry system
... also notes that CPOE systems can be combined with existing
computerized medical records, creating a central location for physicians to efficiently enter and view past and present patient prescriptions and medical history. While the review found that the number of medication errors dropped as a whole, the...
Emergency department guidelines enhance quality patient care
...isease that has been well studiedasthma. They took existing
guidelines, reviewed literature to update the guidelines with new knowledge, and consulted with pulmonologists to incorporate their needs in the final guidelines. The guidelines and summary of the literature review were then presented during a mon...
Stevens Roundtable: Health, Technology & Society, July 11
...inistrators and scientists in an effort to examine existing
problems and propose innovative solutions to concerns presented by the panel and the audience, said Dr. S. Vincent Grasso. Dr. Grasso, the coordinator of the event, is also a surgeon, software architect, and adjunct professor at Stevens. Patrick A...
ESA satellite guides polar explorers across disintegrating sea ice
...ss how well snow conditions can be predicted using existing
climate models as well as inputs to methods for improving the accuracy of CryoSat-2 maps of sea-ice thickness. Now on stable ice and with less than 50 km to go and clear views of Greenland in front of them the explorers are expected to reach the e...
Researchers call for investigation into links between khat use and psychiatric disorders
...e, show that whilst khat use appears to exacerbate existing
psychological problems, there is not currently, an...ng khat users. Dr Warfa said: We need to revisit existing
theories of addiction and substance use to include a new model to understand consumption of khat not...
International journal group updates guidelines on registration of clinical trials
...ition to accepting registration in any of the five existing
registries, the ICMJE will accept registration of clinical trials in any of the primary registries that participate in the WHO ICTRP. Registration in a partner registry only is insufficient. The ICMJE will begin to implement the WHO definition of...
Pre-operative chemotherapy does not increase survival rates for nonsmall cell lung cancer
...umours need down-staging pre-operatively, or where existing
comorbities could make recovery from surgery slower and so delay the optimum administration of [post-operative] chemotherapy. Combining the result of this trial with previous trials suggests use of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy results in a relative in...
GlaxoSmithKline honors cancer research pioneer Gianni Bonadonna with new ASCO Award and Fellowship
...and dacarbazine) that proved to be superior to the existing
standard of care at the time (the MOPP regimen). In 1973 he designed and conducted the first randomized study to test the activity of the CMF (cyclophosphamide, methotrexate and fluorouracil) combination chemotherapy as an adjuvant treatment in node...
TB test offers patients quicker and easier diagnosis
...nosing TB offers a quick and simple alternative to existing
three-day methods, according to research published...ew test is just as effective, if not more so, than existing
methods for diagnosing TB. In the 140 people who were examined, use of 3 sputumspecimens correctly ...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
...her than destroying, blood vessels. "By preserving existing
vessels and normalizing the new ones," Friedlander says, "we hope to provide the eye with the oxygen it needs so it won't have to grow new and potentially damaging vessels." In groundwork laid over the past decade, the Friedlander lab has used mou...
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