Tag: "fluids" at medical news
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
...investigate complex systems such as macromolecular fluids
and living cells. Innovative optical techniques, which allow exceptionally high spatial or temporal resolution to be achieved or which use X-rays, are being developed for this study. (Host university: Georg-August University of Gttingen, Coordinator:...
VA tops private hospitals in infection-control study
...in a vein in the chest to facilitate giving drugs, fluids
or nutrition. In the United States, about 200,000 CVC-associated bloodstream infections occur each year. These infections increase mortality risk, morbidity, and hospital stays. They also cost the U.S. health care system as much as $6 billion per yea...
Risk of lymphoma increases with hepatitis C virus infection
...om person to person through the exchange of bodily fluids
-- via shared needles, open wounds, and sexual contact, among other means. HCV is also known to cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. "Although the risk of developing lymphomas is small, our research suggests that screening of HCV-infected individual...
CO2 storage in coal can be predicted better
...important to know how coal retains and stores some fluids
and gasses whilst allowing others through. The network of cracks is essential for this. Mazumder developed a measuring technique using CT scans that led to an improved understanding of the patterns of cracks. He also did experiments with waste gas an...
NIST's stretching exercises shed new light on nanotubes
...aracteristic for medical applications because body fluids
and tissues are nearly transparent in that range. Recent research on the optics of SWNTs has focused on the behavior of excitons the pairing of a negatively charged electron with the positively charged hole that it leaves behind when it gets excit...
Use of oral fluids to diagnose and treat disease
hold promise as a potential alternative to blood a...the amounts and types of protein in cells and body fluids
on a much smaller scale than was previously possible. The analysis of oral fluids
using proteomics h...
Study questions 'cancer stem cell' hypothesis in breast cancer
... cells purified from normal mammary epithelium and fluids
within the chest, and from primary invasive tumor samples collected from breast cancer patients. The findings, the scientists reported, fit more closely with the clonal model than the cancer stem cell hypothesis. That is, the CD24+ cells were very si...
Undergrad: Mothers in African study undereducated on diarrhea
...ng African nations. "Many of them withheld food, fluids
and breast milk from their children during diarrhe..."Mothers may have the misconception that providing fluids
to their children can exacerbate the condition. However, rehydrating children is the most effective ...
Honeydew honeys are better antioxidants than nectar honeys
...generates nectar honeys. Secondly they can collect fluids
that exude from plants, usually after the plants have been visited by a plant-sucking insect and this generates honeydew honeys. Honey is a natural source of antioxidants, and among honeys, honeydew honey is the best, says researcher Rosa Ana Prez,...
Computer scientist reveals the math and science behind blockbuster movies
...l speak about computations used to make solids and fluids
more realistic in feature films. "Since these motions are governed by physical processes, it can be difficult to make these phenomena appear natural. Thus, physically based simulation has become quite popular in the special effects industry. The same...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007
...ing the potential of a neglected family of "smart" fluids
Subsurface oil from 1989 Alaska spill may persist...ing the potential of a neglected family of "smart" fluids
Journal of the American Chemical Society In a discovery that may speed commercial and industrial...
A medical micropump
... through the middle-layer membrane to push or draw fluids
through channels in the upper layer. While an o...hat allows the pump to carry samples like blood or fluids
with protein or DNA through the microchannels to dead-end chambers that contain chemicals needed for...
Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy receives Prince Mahidol Award
...ltwater-glucose solution that helps replenish lost fluids
during diarrheal illnesses. Inexpensive, the solution can be imbibed by patients and does not require an IV. The therapy was introduced and promulgated in the 1960s and 70s. Drs. Cash and Nalin were involved in the first clinical trial that demonstra...
Major cancer study aims to identify protein markers for early-stage disease
...other proteins. The capacity to detect proteins in fluids
is of intense interest to cancer researchers becau...ules into blood, urine and other accessible bodily fluids
early on in their development. This knowledge is already being applied in the clinic: Elevated leve...
Amateur boxing linked to brain cell injury
...y, Gteborg, Sweden, and colleagues obtained spinal fluids
(via spinal tap) from 14 amateur boxers (11 men an...ry. The researchers also tested the cerebrospinal fluids
of 10 healthy men who were not boxers as controls. Levels of several chemicals that indicate damage...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- July 26, 2006
... by pets. There also is concern that DB automotive fluids
may find their way into drinking water supplies and make drinking water from some sources unpalatable. "Safer Antifreeze Bill is Moving Fast: Congress is on the verge of mandating a bitter additive, but chemical may not deter pets" FOR FULL TEXT...
Researchers demonstrate potential mechanism of food allergy
...ed to control the immune response in extracellular fluids
by binding to substances in the body that are recognized as foreign. The study, conducted at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, showed for the first time that CD23, a protein normally expressed in a person's intestinal tract, acts as a...
... have taken novel approaches with IV resuscitation fluids
to find ways to save Soldiers' and civilians' live...development of novel neuroprotective resuscitation fluids
could have an important impact on the treatment of blast-injured victims and in many other victims ...
Indonesia - disaster relief aid in action
...jury in non-nephrological Units, and administering fluids
immediately after extrication. First reports from the ground have been received from Prof. Dr. Sjabani, an Indonesian colleague in Yogyakarta, with a calculated 300-400 traumatized patients that have already been hospitalized in his Hospital. 27 of ...
Early occupational exposure can affect lungs later
...osed to chemicals or contaminants in metal working fluids
that could be a risk factor for developing both asthma and bronchitis, she said....
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