Tag: "integrate" at medical news

Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007

...l 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 calculated risks, the Pew funding will allow Krekelberg to connect b...

RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency

...le Health Dialog to exclusive, worldwide rights to integrate select RAND quality measures into its existing pro...uality of American health care. Health Dialog will integrate the RAND QAScoresTM into its care management services and provider performance measurement system. ...

Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform

... to a fully open access platform will also help to integrate APFMs excellent regional family medicine research into the worldwide body of medical knowledge. Editors at APFM expect to see more international submissions to their journal as a result of the increased exposure, leading to the greater globalization ...

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...F and IBM both see the need and the opportunity to integrate the physical world of sensors and other devices directly into enterprise systems, said Richard Bakalar, Chief Medical Officer for IBM. Doing so in an open environment will remove market inhibitors that impede innovation in critical industries like he...

QBI scientist looks at why stroke causes vision problems

... lobe use signals from motor areas of the brain to integrate each new snapshot of the visual world into a coherent whole. The findings, published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, build on a body of research by Professor Mattingley which confirms deficits in...

Stanford researchers track human stem cells transplanted into rat brain

...e type of neuron and support cells and appeared to integrate into the surrounding tissue. The research group is currently testing whether those transplanted cells repaired stroke-induced damage to the rats' ability to move or learn. The only situation that rendered the neural stem cells immobile was the heal...

Bringing order to 'what if?'

...an example problem, the ISI team is now working to integrate into RAW risk analysis resources used in foot and mouth disease research being undertaken at one of the other centers, the Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense, (FAZD), located at Texas A&M, and will be reaching out to the other 6 c...

'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows

...e the ways that we as radiologists could merge and integrate that data so we could take advantage of it." A problem with using biopsied material for microarrays is that the tissue is destroyed in the process. Thus, there is no opportunity to re-test the same tissue after, say, a course of chemotherapy. Imagi...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2007

...ructure. The system uses very little power and can integrate with renewable power sources, minimizing operator intervention and maintenance costs. Such a network could play a major role in safeguarding the nations estimated 700,000 tanks, which have a capacity of 2.3 billion barrels of heating oil, diesel and ...

The quest for an effective HIV vaccine presents new possibilities, challenges

...ve vaccine for the virus because of its ability to integrate into target cells and evade clearance by the immune system. The interaction between HIV and the immune system is complex, and how different HIV-specific immune responses help to control infection is only partially understood. "The development of an...

Weill Cornell researchers use 'Virtual Iraq' simulation to study post-traumatic stress disorder

...tead of suppressing it, enables patients to better integrate the experience into regular conscious memory, in turn, making the triggering of intrusive traumatic memories (and other re-experiencing symptoms, like flashbacks) less likely. "Research suggests that memories formed during trauma exposure are easily ...

Revolutionizing prosthetics 2009 team delivers first DARPA limb prototype

...tion work includes fabrication of early devices to integrate directly with the peripheral nervous system and the cortex. APL and DARPA are united in the mission to improve technology and quality of life for our injured warfighters, Harshbarger continues. There are a lot of people working very hard to accompl...

DOE commits $27.5M for uranium contaminant transport field studies

...e cleanup and research activities will allow us to integrate new information and data, and apply it to design and implement a more effective and efficient remediation effort." Mike Thompson, a scientist with the DOE Richland Operations Soil and Groundwater Remediation Project, believes the field study will ...

Call for greater use of comparative effectiveness studies to help advance disease management

...tion of these studies so that they can confidently integrate the information into their clinical decisions, when appropriate." Physicians want to know the impact of their clinical decisions on the disease outcomes that matter most to patients. In the cardiovascular area, observational methods have been app...

Tissue engineering for craniofacial reconstruction

...n functionality during regeneration and eventually integrate into the host tissue. The traditional tissue-engineering paradigm combines isolated cells with appropriate bioactive agents in a biomaterial scaffold. It is widely recognized that scaffold architecture can profoundly influence the behavior of cells o...

NSW Premier announces $15M for children's cancer research

...frastructure will enhance CCIA's ability toclosely integrate with other outstanding cancer researchers and also with the clinical care ofpaediatric oncology patients at the adjacent Sydney Children's Hospital....

What prevents doctors from counseling their patients to lose weight, exercise and quit smoking?

...ucate their patients and 40% found it difficult to integrate lifestyle counseling into their clinical practice. "There are some obstacles that prevent doctors from doing what they believe is their job. In the end, a doctor that doesn't have the means, ability or belief that he can actually change his patien...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007

...Systems (MEMS). Those much-discussed devices would integrate mechanical elements, sensors, actuators and electronics on chips that could revolutionize many different products. ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "A Simple Class of Photorheological Fluids: Surfactant Solutions with Viscosity Tunable by Light" ...

Take fatigue seriously, says University of Alberta researcher

...compromise one's ability to remember things and to integrate new information. "We're a long way from having all the answers but this study was a start. It has provided us with a great foundation for future research among individuals with cancer and other groups ranging from burned out' workers to recreatio...

Brains can recover from alcoholic damage but patients should stop drinking as soon as possible

... said the study was one of the first to be able to integrate data that showed how the brain regained volume and function early on, once alcoholics, who had no complicating factors, had stopped drinking alcohol. It was carried out in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Oxfords Centre for Functi...

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