Tag: "for" at medical news
Tops in technology: UH math professor honored for aneurysm work
...chnology by the Houston chapter of the Association for
Women in Computing (AWC). One of 23 honorees, Ca...is a national non-profit professional organization for
women and men interested in information technology. Along with the other award winners, Canic was ...
NIST to host public forum on robot standards
...pus. The meeting will explore ideas and timelines for
standards related to urban rescue robot developmen...ication. Penrose Albright, DHS Assistant Secretary for
Homeland Security for
Plans, Programs, and Budgets, will provide the keynote address. Participants w...
7th Annual AIDS Science Day at Yale April 22
The Center for
Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) will hos...ale, the Hispanic Health Council and The Institute for
Community Research, will present their findings to scientific and community members. The event is fr...
Chemical present in clear plastics can impair learning and cause disease
...food storage containers, including feeding bottles for
infants, can impair brain function, leading to learning disabilities and agerelated neurodegenerative diseases, according to Yale researchers and colleagues. "These data heighten concerns about the potential longterm consequences of human BPA exposur...
Obesity and insomnia linked by excitability of brain cells
...e stress you have, the lower the threshold becomes for
exciting these hypocretin neurons." Horvath and co-author Xiao-Bing Gao, assistant professor in Ob/Gyn, studied hypocretin/orexin neurons in mice using electrophysiology and electron microscopy. They found a unique, previously un-described organiza...
ARVO annual meeting features over 6,000 presentations
... researchers will gather to attend the Association for
Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2005 A...he Friedenwald Award The Mildred Weisenfeld Award for
Excellence in Ophthalmology The ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics Translational Research Awards ARVO is a 7...
Probable cause sequences for WTC collapses finalized
... of factors," said Shyam Sunder, lead investigator for
the agency's building and fire safety investigatio...evant to both towers (the sequences vary in detail for
WTC 1 and WTC 2) are: Each aircraft severed perimeter columns, damaged interior core columns and k...
Breakthrough findings by Ume researchers link obesity to diabetes
...s tissues. A recently discovered surface receptor for
free fatty acids, called GPR40, is in mice present...lock these receptors are prime candidates as drugs for
preventing or curing diabetes and other complications of obesity....
Institute of Medicine advisory: Cord blood stem cells
...treat a number of diseases, but the current system for
collecting, storing, and allocating donated cord b...ne of the National Academies, proposes a structure for
a fully coordinated, national cord blood bank program. The report also recommends ways to increase ...
Evaluating virtual reality therapy for treating acute post traumatic stress disorder
...three projects to evaluate virtual reality therapy for
treatment of acute post traumatic stress disorder ...de therapists with innovative tools and techniques for
early intervention and treatment of PTSD symptoms. Early intervention is key. Virtual reality therap...
Charter activation brings space dimension to European emergency exercise
...n the French department of Drme. Its name is short for
'European Technological Accident '. A large numbe... been providing active assistance during disasters for
the last three years. Within France the emergency response will be coordinated from the Interior Mi...
Secret loves, hidden lives?
...en with learning difficulties that it is a problem for
them to be sexual at all - never mind gay, lesbian, or bisexual - people were forging their lives and identities and striving to lead full sexual and emotional lives. "However, much work needs to be done to ensure that the human rights of people wit...
Columbia research suggests need to rethink causes of heart failure
... Center is challenging the traditional explanation for
the causes of the most common type of heart failur...n the treatments currently prescribed specifically for
heart failure. Heart failure is the currently the number one reason for
hospital admission in patien...
Bad outcomes related to, but not caused by, misdosing of clotbusters in heart attack patients
...se potentially life-saving drugs. One reason cited for
this under-usage is that many physicians may be ov...hip between small dosing errors and worse outcomes for
patients," Granger continued. "These findings should be somewhat reassuring to busy physicians in em...
Traditional risk factors best predictor of CVD death in kidney patients
...isk of death from cardiovascular causes. However, for
these patients, emerging risk factors such as elev...many proven, effective interventions are available for
reducing these risk factors including adequate control of high blood glucose and high blood pressure...
Late-breaking science presented at 57th AAN Annual Meeting
...ceived either the novel drug rufinamide or placebo for
12 weeks. Rufinamide reduced monthly seizure frequency by 33 percent, compared to 12 percent for
placebo, and was especially beneficial in patients with so-called tonic-atonic seizures. Sleepiness ...
Combination vaccine produces lower immune response than vaccines administered separately
...e has decreased by 87 percent in the ages targeted for
vaccination, with estimated vaccine efficacy of 90...ed. The Pnc9-MenC vaccine was safe and immunogenic for
all contained pneumococcal serotypes." "These results highlight the unpredictability of immune respo...
Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy
.... Stimulating this pathway in the brain is a model for
studying the effects of migraine drugs. Dr. Oshins... have used intravenous DHE as a standard treatment for
patients admitted to the hospital for
their migraines," Dr. Oshinsky notes. "The data in this new st...
Adverse outcomes from blood clot therapy may be due to patient characteristics, not dosing errors
...ient-related factors appear to be more responsible for
adverse outcomes, not dosing errors, according to ...ts who received an alteplase placebo (10.0 percent for
overdose, 23.5 percent for
underdose, and 5.4 percent for
correct dose). This strongly suggests that...
Study shows statin use before or after stroke improves recovery
...st that, unless contradicted, all patients at risk for
ischemic stroke or recurrent ischemic stroke should probably be treated with statins to reduce their LDL levels to 60-70mg/dl," said study author Majaz Moonis, MD, MCRPI, DM, of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and director of the Strok...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10