Tag: "explore" at medical news
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...ialists to get results in seconds, not months, and explore
more alternatives. The process helps drive out unnecessary costs, find new savings opportunities, and build long-term supplier relationships. The technology provides a win-win, with suppliers benefiting, as well. Swift & Co., working with Aspen Tec...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...ing. Research conducted by the funded centers will explore
the safety, effectiveness, and mechanisms of botan...y deposits in blood vessels. A second project will explore
the hypothesis that a rare oil found in nature known as echium reduces atherosclerosis by lowering t...
UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
...ligion, and Ethics in Dialogue," this project will explore
the critical relationship between the mind and spi...the world and at the University of Pennsylvania to explore
in more detail than ever before this relationship and bring these ideas to the general public." Admi...
NIST to host public forum on robot standards
...IST's Gaithersburg, Md., campus. The meeting will explore
ideas and timelines for standards related to urban rescue robot development, testing and certification. Penrose Albright, DHS Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security for Plans, Programs, and Budgets, will provide the keynote address. Participants w...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
...uality and humanity, Cacioppo said. The work will explore
how this inclination to see a spiritual understand...y and brain patterns. A study of young adults to explore
their mental representation of God. They will be asked a range of questions including whether they ...
Heart valve ring reverses damage from congestive heart failure, easing symptoms
... now under way, and other centers are beginning to explore
the use of the GeoForm ring in their heart failure patients. Patients interested in learning more about mitral valve surgery options at the U-M may call 734-936-1900. The GeoForm ring may complement another device now under study to help failing hear...
Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells
...ood target for anti-cancer therapy, but we need to explore
more," said Debinski. The researchers suspect that Fra-1 works by partnering with other molecules. If they find that it's difficult to control the actions of Fra-1 with drug therapy, one of these other molecules might be more susceptible to treatmen...
Rice, NC State win NAS/Keck Futures funding
... Rice. Monteiro-Riviere and Barron's research will explore
the transport nature of specific fullerenes with d...to keratinocytes without adverse effect. They will explore
physiochemical properties such as solubility and hydrophobicity, which are often used to predict upt...
Scientist works to reduce side effects of radiation therapy
...event inflammation. In laboratory studies, he will explore
the use of drugs that block peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs). These receptors are known to control fat and glucose metabolism, and new evidence suggests they are also involved in inflammation. Drugs already on the market are desig...
Lessons to be learnt from life at the very limit
...hosting a conference on Wednesday 27 April 2005 to explore
the parallels between extreme environment physiolo...al role is far from complete. This conference will explore
extreme physiology and critical care, covering the history and future of extreme high altitude resea...
Monoclonal antibody cures West Nile virus-infected mice
...ncy of the antibody and its potential to help them explore
new possibilities for treating related viruses that are more prolific causes of human disease and death. "We could give a single dose of this antibody to mice as long as five days after infection, when West Nile virus had entered the brain, and it ...
Increased risk associated with combining carotid artery, coronary artery surgeries
...efits to patients are not yet clear. "We sought to explore
the use of these combined procedures in Canada, to evaluate its utilization over time, and to assess outcomes," said study author Michael D. Hill, MD, MSc, of the University of Calgary in Alberta. Between 1992 and 2001, all patients who underwent CAB...
Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America
...John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County and to explore
the creation of a regional network of care providers, including end-of-life care," said Shannon. In addition, Rush is part of the Huntington Study Group (HSG), a consortium of clinical investigators in HD. This group with an international database ai...
Community efforts can reduce alcohol fatalities
...ctor Ting-Kai Li, M.D. "This is the first study to explore
the effect of the combined use of increased individually-oriented substance abuse treatment and environmental strategies to reduce alcohol availability." Researchers led by Ralph W. Hingson, Sc.D, Professor at the Boston University School of Public H...
M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution
... cancer," says Cohen. "It is incumbent upon us to explore
the potential benefit of therapies that have some evidence of efficacy, even non-conventional therapies such as yoga."...
Nation's leading researchers, scientists reveal findings at occupational therapy conference
...d workshops will bring together leading experts to explore
key issues for advancing the quality and availability of occupational therapy and research. Post-Combat: Reintegrating Citizen-Soldiers Research indicates the potential long-term adverse effects of war exposure and a growing need for ongoing social...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...ld gases of matter that areenabling researchers to explore
some fundamental physics phenomenasuch as superconductivity. Additionally, Chris Contag of Stanfordwill show how optical imaging can reveal the factors that cause stemcells either to self-renew (replicate themselves) or differentiate(develop into mo...
Excess oxygen worsens lung inflammation in mice
...enough to trigger the inflammation stop signal. To explore
this possibility in an animal model, Dr. Sitkovsky and his colleagues induced lung inflammation in three groups of mice. The first group of 15 mice did not receive any supplemental oxygen. While they sustained moderate lung damage, only two died. Ano...
Parents who don't vaccinate their children may believe vaccines cause harm
...ne why parents claim non-medical exemptions and to explore
differences in perceptions of vaccines and vaccine information sources between parents of exempt and fully vaccinated children. The surveys were mailed to parents in four states, Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri and Washington, which allow exemption...
Physician assisted suicide and why patients are motivated to seek death
...assisted suicide identify issues for physicians to explore
with patients who have chronic illness and life-shortening disease," states Robert A. Pearlman, lead author of the study. "These findings can help health care providers remember to address the far reaching effects of the illness, including the qualit...
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