Tag: "expected" at medical news
Approval to start US BTT pivotal trial
...itals. Enrolment of patients at these hospitals is expected
to begin promptly....
A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients
... number of kidney-dialysis patients in the U.S. is expected
to jump to 620,000 in three years. This will place more strain on the hospitals and clinics equipped to do dialysis. "If we can cut the time of an average session by just 30 minutes," says Van Geertruyden, "dialysis facilities can reduce the costs ...
Lung cancer screening regimen provides opportunity for cure
...f a newly developed computer model which predicted expected
deaths from lung cancer, and there are numerous concerns about its validity, she said. The main problem with that study is that it focused on too short a time period to assess the decrease in lung cancer deaths, which starts to be evident after the f...
Studies highlight advances in diagnosis, medical therapy
...ed to the arteries of the heart, a feature that is expected
to minimize side effects. The RegEx study involved 60 patients, all of whom had an adenosine scan while lying at rest on their back. Patients were then randomly assigned in a 2:1 ratio to regadenoson plus radioactive tracer (in preparation for nuc...
Place more than race tied to heart disease risk
...and Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., are expected
in about a year. ...
Marshall to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR
...ing quality that has advanced or may reasonably be expected
to advance significant dental service to the public. It is intended to confer the highest honor in the field of dental materials research upon those scientists who, through research in this field, bring about outstanding advances in dental health. Th...
ACP hosts 'Internal Medicine 2007' in San Diego
...ical students, and other health care professionals expected
to attend, Internal Medicine 2007 is the largest continuing education meeting for internists (doctors of internal medicine), who specialize in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illness in adults. According to ACP data, more than 75 percen...
First greenhouse gas animations produced using Envisat SCIAMACHY data
...nds Meteorological Institute (KMNI) of larger than expected
methane emissions over tropical rainforests, which differed from model simulations of the same period. "By comparing model results with satellite observations (assuming that most differences are primarily due to shortcomings of our current knowled...
IceSAR campaign provides glimpse of future Sentinel-1 images over ice
...e examples of important application areas that are expected
to benefit greatly from Sentinel-1, which is being developed by ESA in support of GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security). Developing the mission to meet the users' needs in a variety of application areas is of utmost importance. A ...
Congressional proposals would cover all uninsured, reduce US health spending by up to $61B
...nistrative costs. In fact, because more people are expected
to buy coverage through the individual insurance market under President Bush's proposal, the costs of insurance administration nationally would increase by $5.5 billion. "If we don't move to make changes to our failing health care system, the numb...
USC professor at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles receives $2.5M for stem cell research
...e blood cells, and platelets. Both researchers are expected
to arrive at USC later this spring, bringing the tally of recent stem cell recruits to seven. "With the addition of these two new faculty members, we are continuing the momentum from earlier CIRM grants and recruitment efforts in advancing our stem...
New cigarette designs don't offer lower predicted cancer risks
... look at the levels in conventional cigarettes and expected
potency of those known carcinogens, and you add up all the predicted carcinogen activity, you don't come close to what's observed for the smoking-related lung cancer rate in the population," he said. Grover Bagby, M.D., professor of medicine (hemat...
CryoSat-2 on the road to recovery
... IPY. Although the impact of climate change is expected
to be amplified at the poles, it is extremely difficult to determine what effect this is having on the polar ice cover. Recent reports of receding sea ice in the Arctic and the break-up of the edges of the massive Antarctic ice sheet are much in the ...
HIV in late childhood and adolescence a growing problem
...t with AIDS have all of the features that would be expected
from long-term survivors of infant HIV infection. "The findings are quite extraordinary," says Dr Liz Corbett, a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow in Tropical Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, based in Zimbabwe...
Clinical Trials Units selected for newly restructured HIV/AIDS research networks
...s, Washington and Puerto Rico. Additional CTUs are expected
in Louisiana and Washington, D.C. The CTUs locat...Us and their affiliated clinical research sites is expected
to reach $285 million during the first year of the awards. This also includes funding for previously...
UCL scientist receives Max Planck Research Award 2007
...ady achieved international recognition and who are expected
to continue producing outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration. "This award provides a unique opportunity for us to commit major resources to develop an understanding of how neurochemical systems, for example brain dopamine...
Mercury contamination of fish warrants worldwide public warning
...n fish in freshwater and coastal ecosystems can be expected
to decline with reduced mercury inputs; however, the rate of decline is expected
to vary among water bodies, depending on the characteristics of a particular ecosystem. ...
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research activities
...fic advances to real-world practice. The CTSAs are expected
to develop new approaches to reach underserved pop... When fully implemented in 2012, the initiative is expected
to provide a total of $500 million annually to 60 academic health centers. Lawrence Tabak, Director ...
Breast cancer survivors experience long-term heart disease risk from radiotherapy
... smoking and [heart attack] risk were greater than expected
when individual risks were summed. Consequently, t... congestive heart failure, heart failure is not an expected
outcome for patients who were treated with CMF chemotherapy. "This association could represent a lon...
Computed tomography screening may increase lung cancer diagnosis, but not decrease risk of death
...sed with lung cancer (144 diagnosed cases vs. 44.5 expected
cases), and 10 times more likely to undergo a lung...urgery (109 individuals with lung surgery vs. 10.9 expected
cases). Computed tomography screening did not appear to reduce the risk of advanced lung cancer diag...
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