Tag: "global" at medical news
Galileo to support global search and rescue
... to 30 satellites in medium-Earth orbit, providing global
coverage, including at the Earth's poles, and with... be the first civilian positioning system to offer global
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...qui said. "Epilepsy affects about 1 percent of the global
population, and of that 1 percent, 30 percent don't respond to any drugs. There is no cure or treatment for those 30 percent." New technologies being developed aim to change that by predicting the onset of seizures and immediately dispensing a chem...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...t on the connections between cellular function and global
neural networks, says Krekelberg. The failure to integrate the two, he says, reminds one of the 10 blindfolded wise men trying to identify an elephant by touching its different parts. As a grant program that encourages researchers to take calculate...
Decision aid for diabetes
...(2007) Development of new tuberculosis vaccines: A global
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European heat waves double in length since 1880
...2003 event in western Europe, are a likely sign of global
warming; one that perhaps began as early as the 19... summer temperatures are particularly sensitive to global
warming," Della-Marta said. "Due to complex reactions between the summer atmosphere and the land, th...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
...ng of fruits and vegetables. Additionally, several global
food-related organizations will have a round table discussion about future funding challenges to meet world nutrition needs....
Mapping mountains from space with GOCE
...ge when referring to the highest point on Earth, a global
unified height system would iron out the main erro...and will facilitate the establishment of a unified global
height system so that heights of the highest mountains in the world can be directly compared", said ...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...missions, and thus help the UK to play its part in global
efforts to tackle climate change. CO2 is the main culprit in global
warming and in the UK almost a third of these emissions come from power stations. The storage meth...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...vation Center, is expected to attract nearly 2,500 global
participants. Volunteer organizers have already shattered their goal of raising $75,000 by raising nearly $90,000 (or $24 million Linden dollars, the official Second Life currency) to support cancer research and programs. The Societys virtual Rela...
Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform
...s will be archived in PubMed Central and other key global
repositories. In addition, all new research published in APFM will be immediately indexed through BioMed Central's partnerships with major indexing services. The move to a fully open access platform will also help to integrate APFMs excellent regi...
ESA's Earth Explorer gravity satellite on show
...ace to place around the globe to provide a uniform global
picture. It will do this with a level of detail and accuracy never before achieved," ESA GOCE Project Scientist, Mark Drinkwater, said. "This fundamental reference dataset will give access to new scientific insights into ocean circulation and its imp...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...auter. "Rising oil prices, energy security, and global
warming concerns have led to today's 'go yellow' h... to significantly offset fossil fuel use or combat global
warming." The report, The Rush to Ethanol: Not all BioFuels are Equal, is a comprehensive review o...
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
...t. As soil moisture plays an important role in the global
water cycle, these maps, based on data from ESAs Envisat satellite, will lead to better weather and extreme-event forecasting, such as floods and droughts. "Predicting when and where floods are likely to happen is becoming more and more important,"...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...lower the greenhouse gas emissions that accelerate global
warming, but theyre the key to reducing U.S. dependency on foreign oil imports and to revitalizing family farming in rural America. However, according to The Rush to Ethanol a new and comprehensive analysis by Food & Water Watch, the Network for N...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...ng methods cannot produce enough food to feed the global
population. Researchers from the University of M...rfecto and Badgley were teaching a class about the global
food system and visiting farms in Southern Michigan. "We were struck by how much food the organic...
Scaling up HIV prevention programs is cost effective
... will be better able to predict these changes. The global
HIV prevention effort is rapidly increasing, with literally billions of dollars of spending anticipated in coming years. says James G. Kahn, the projects principal investigator. We hope that research of this type will help programs better translate s...
Global warming's threat to New York region and how to avoid severe consequences
...he most comprehensive study to date of the effects global
warming will have on New York and its residents. T...The scientists will describe how efforts to manage global
warming emissions today will determine the severity of impacts on the region's economy and quality o...
Cancer on the agenda of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency
...eting, and its connections with other specific and global
issues under discussion, will guarantee a high value contribution to the global
debate on cancer and health in Europe. ESMO will continue to support the Portuguese efforts to ma...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...ees provide encouraging evidence of success in the global
effort to work collaboratively with African professionals to develop their own ethics-based research methods. After studying in Baltimore for six months under the supervision of a mentor with similar research interests, trainees return to Africa to b...
Nepalese researchers identify cost-effective treatment for drug-resistant typhoid
...d, where sanitary conditions remain poor. The best global
estimates are of at least 22 million cases of typh...ake to improving treatment for our patients and to global
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