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To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor
...ty at Buffalo. At UB's Center of Excellence for
Global Enterprise Management, Li Lin, Ph.D., profe...lean enterprise methodologies originally developed for
manufacturing processes, to improve the operations and competitiveness of hospitals. "In tod...
The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005
...immunology will gather in Boston, May 12-16, 2005, for
the 5th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinic...ies (FOCIS 2005). FOCIS 2005 will serve as a forum for
scientists and practitioners from around the world to meet and discuss a cross-disciplinary approach...
Media interview opportunity
...M entitled "Daily Versus As-Needed Corticosteroids for
Mild Persistent Asthma" WHAT: New asthma finding...anization, and is the leading patient organization for
people with asthma and allergies Spokesperson can discuss the following: Current guidelines rec...
'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells
...partment of Bioengineering at Rice. "You can look for
a molecular marker that may indicate a significant...y, the researchers designed the nanoshells to look for
breast cancer biomarkers on the surface of the cancer cells. The technique can be readily extended t...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
...ter during a race could put themselves at jeopardy for
developing hyponatremia, a condition marked by a l...said Dr. Levine, medical director of the Institute for
Exercise and Environmental Medicine, a collaboration between UT Southwestern and Presbyterian Hospit...
2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced
...sm Award is science writer Stephen S. Hall. He won for
his article in the May 2004 issue of Discover maga...on June 3. The award committee judges praised Hall for
his novel exploration of the beginnings of human life, especially life conceived with artificial rep...
Tamoxifen can reduce breast pain in prostate cancer patients
...reatment (removal of the prostate or radiotherapy) for
early prostate cancer. Breast enlargement and brea...ompromise outcome, effective management strategies for
breast enlargement and breast pain are needed. Currently, the most commonly used treatment to preven...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
...id. As a result, people are born with the capacity for
spirituality and humanity, Cacioppo said. The wor...shes social conflicts, improves sleep and provides for
successful aging. A study to determine the relationship between cardiovascular health and belief i...
Heart valve ring reverses damage from congestive heart failure, easing symptoms
...he 85th Annual Meeting of the American Association for
Thoracic Surgery. A prospective study of the firs...y was licensed to Edwards Lifesciences Corporation for
development and commercialization, and will be marketed as the GeoForm mitral valve repair ring. Bot...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
... could be a problem in many countries. In the US, for
instance, religious groups are gearing up to oppos...w to 168 million in 2050. The International Agency for
Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, calculates that by then deaths from cervical cancer will reach a...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
...individuals this could have important implications for
the development of personalised treatments, and for
drug discovery. The team have summarised the scientific evidence showing that gut microbes have a la...
Smoking doubles risk of degenerative eye condition
...dness in the United Kingdom, is yet another reason for
people to stop smoking and governments to develop public health campaigns against this hazard," conclude the authors....
British Asian women have lower risk of breast cancer than all other women
...hey averaged just under 52 compared with almost 63 for
other women. And three times as many of them were ...ong all other women, a difference of 29%. Adjusted for
age, over 70% of the Asian women were alive five years after diagnosis, compared with just under 67%...
Prenatal sonography has no effect on the intellectual capacity of the developing child
...ng men were given intelligence tests on signing up for
their military service. When researchers compared ...on the results could not be ruled out. To control for
such (unquantified) factors, the scientists then conducted a smaller-scale analysis of brothers. Thi...
Suicide in one partner substantially increases suicide risk in the other
...ve mating" - like seeking out like - might account for
Smart plastics change shape with light
...ds, including minimally invasive surgery. Imagine, for
example, a "string" of plastic that a doctor threa... string might change into a corkscrew-shaped stent for
keeping blood vessels open. What about staples that open on command, or paper clips that relax as so...
New LASIK research reveals unexpected finding: Key to better-than-20/20 vision is in the flap
...We now have data validating something we suspected for
the past year but hadn't firmly proven, which is t...p, the surgeon makes a thin flap and folds it back for
the second step, where an excimer laser is used to ablate corneal tissue for
vision correction. ...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...ly requires two prescribed drugs: a "beta agonist" for
immediate relief, and daily use of inhaled cortico...al on the study and its likely impact on treatment for
asthma. "There is no question that use of inhaled corticosteroids or other anti-inflammatory drugs k...
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
...ug measured in this study "did not provide support for
a clear recommendation for
the use of donepezil" generally to forestall the diagnosis of AD in people with MCI, the researchers...
Jefferson researchers find timing of post-epilepsy surgery seizures predicts outcome
...who had epilepsy surgery, following these patients for
an average of 4.4 years. Although about two-thirds...t seizure within the first four months bodes worse for
prognosis," Mr. Parish says. "If the person had his first seizure in say two months post-surgery, t...
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