Tag: "industry" at medical news
Fun foods and exercise may reduce childhood obesity
...ts rather than eaten on the run. "We need the food industry
on our side," Moore adds, pointing specifically to the problem of excessive portion sizes in many packaged and restaurant foods. Anyone who has tried to maintain a healthy weight knows that sustaining lifestyle changes is the hardest part. The review...
Special issue of Yale journal analyzes environmental impact of consumption
...gy is an international, peer-reviewed quarterly on industry
and the environment, owned by Yale University, published by The MIT Press and headquartered at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies....
UCF tops $100 million milestone in research funding for 2004-05
...r example, while UCF's extensive partnerships with industry
and the military help the university compete for grants from the Department of Defense, Soileau said....
Spinifex secures $3.25m investment to develop pain therapy
...ience in the international and local biotechnology industry
He said the neuropathic pain market targeted by Spinifex's technology was currently valued at US$3 billion. "With a solid intellectual property position and several 'drug-like' molecules already in hand we expect Spinifex to have a very solid futur...
LSUHSC innovation in patient safety training to improve surgical outcomes
...al minimally invasive operating theater. Through industry
partnerships, LSUHSC faculty have equipped a minimally invasive operating room with new-era lights, monitors, and cameras, and a fully responsive human patient simulator that faculty program to physiologically respond just like a patient undergoing s...
Book 'Asbestos and Fire' explores risk trade-offs
...dy exceeded some $40 billion in costs and that the industry
could be looking at a potential $210 billion more. That's in addition to $50 billion spent on asbestos removal and related torts and $1 trillion in building depreciation. Other industrialized nations, however, have not experienced similar lawsuits, l...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment
...s. Before IBM developed these new materials, the industry
was facing a roadblock: Prevailing photolithography technology could not produce the smaller features needed to make more advanced microelectronics. IBM's family of "chemically amplified photoresist" materials uses a self-sustaining catalytic process...
Nanotechnology goes glam: Cosmetics advances, challenges discussed at ACS meeting
...one of the fastest growing markets in the chemical industry
worldwide. But industry
researchers are thinking small, as nanotechnology brings new products and techniques to their toolki...
Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality
...ased into the troposphere from power plants, heavy industry
and road transport, along with biomass burning, lightning in the atmosphere and microbial activity in the soil. The emission of nitrogen oxides has increased about six-fold since pre-industrial times and in cities above a thousand times more NOX is p...
Australians speak: Find us a cure for cancer - fast!
...orporate Australia, the biotech and pharmaceutical industry
and charitable foundations to also come to the par...to drive the growth of research and development at industry
level similar to the approach taken by other progressive countries and regions like Singapore, Japan...
Rensselaer researchers awarded NSF grant to study nano springs, rods, beams
... represents a multi-billion-dollar high-technology industry
that will save energy and improve the quality of lives." Lu envisions a wide range of applications for these devices, including much more efficient light emitters and solar cells, extremely sensitive chemical and biological sensors, and super-high-de...
At Johns Hopkins: Emphasis on improved care and faster access to services shortens hospital stays
...e-care beds doing better than nationally published industry
standards for length of stay for a variety of spec...ent review systems already in place in the airline industry
and at NASA, the Hopkins team set out to do a step-by-step analysis of how hospital services, such a...
Kids at risk of TV / videogame seizures - Experts release new recommendations on reducing risk
... Epilepsy Foundation has issued recommendation for industry
concerning technical characteristics of light and patterns that might pose a risk to people who are photosensitive. There is no known method to eliminate the risk of visually provoked seizures entirely because of the great variability of what trigge...
Enhanced imaging techniques could improve medical diagnosis
...techniques could have, consider the pharmaceutical industry
and its drug trials. "Drug studies involve many hundreds of patients; that's a lot of data. If you're evaluating a new drug for cancer and you scan 1,000 patients three times, you have 3,000 sets of data. Can you hire a radiologist to look at all tha...
Academic medical centers face multiple challenges for conducting medical research
...he cultural norms of academe while partnering with industry
to promote technology transfer. The obstacles to ...inical trials. "Academic medical centers and their industry
partners must be willing to adopt more uniform, more robust, and more transparent standards governin...
Funding for biomedical research doubles in last decade
...esearch in the U.S. doubled to $94.3 billion, with industry
providing 57 percent of the funding and the Nation...nflation. Principal research sponsors in 2003 were industry
(57 percent) and the National Institutes of Health (28 percent). Relative proportions from all publi...
MRI pioneer wins national physics prize
...ciety of North America meeting and brought the MRI industry
to a halt. GE management then made the bold decision to produce an MRI product using 1.5 T magnets with their very strong magnetic fields. This required the solution of a host of technical problems. Scientists and engineers in the GE Corporate R&D g...
New crystal structure of Alzheimer's drug predicted
...eving one of the holy grails of the pharmaceutical industry
the computational prediction of a previously unid...ion. Polymorphs are the bane of the pharmaceutical industry
because they can be difficult to predict. Industrial chemists put a lot of effort into searching fo...
One stop shop for clinical trials open for business
...lar illnesses, and what is presently underway. The industry
has responded and it is important others do the sa...earch and development pipeline, the pharmaceutical industry
is working on more than 700 new medicines and vaccines for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, heart ...
CryoSat launch will be blast from the Cold War past
... the Breeze-K. Then the Russians approached German industry
and what was then Daimler Chrysler Aerospace (DASA for short now part of EADS) formed a joint venture with Khrunichev to sell launch services." At the time there was a lot of market interest in commercial low-Earth orbit satellite constellations, an...
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