Tag: "integrated" at medical news

A giant step toward tiny functional nanowires

...to design with precision devices ranging from tiny integrated circuits to gene chips and protein arrays for diagnostics and drug discovery. "With miniaturization happening across so many fields, our existing tools -- our chisels of a sort -- can't control the shapes and spacing of these small structures," said...

Could reality TV save academic medicine?

... Instead, teaching, learning, and researching were integrated with mainstream health care. Team work fostered, but stability and decision making was threatened. In scenario three, the public were in charge. They determined research priorities through game shows or citizen's juries and students received most of ...

Wright State receives $3 million grant to study learning with disabilities

...y a five-year, $3 million grant to establish a new integrated interdisciplinary research and education program for training doctoral students in methods for teaching students with disabilities. Students may elect the technology-based learning with disability concentration as part of one of the following Wright ...

Hepatitis A in US drops substantially after implementation of vaccination program

...strategy using a vaccine that could not be readily integrated into the routine vaccination schedule, and maximized the impact of limited vaccination. The changes we describe represent a transformation in hepatitis A epidemiology in the United States. However, because hepatitis A incidence has historically exhib...

OHSU researchers help develop portable device to assist those combating balance disorders

...ain and neurological disorders. NSI scientists use integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to expand knowledge about how the brain and nervous system function. Their goal is to translate new knowledge into innovative ways to diagnose, treat, cure and prevent neurological diseases and disorders....

Coping with multiple chronic conditions

...ions if all physicians complied and then relied on integrated electronic medical records. "Nearly all of us have a relative with multiple chronic conditions. We know the multiple problems they face. They want one physician to help them coordinate all their care, ensuring proper treatment is being given to each ...

Combination scanner may increase accuracy in detecting spread, recurrence of head, neck cancer

...limitations, but when the results of the scans are integrated they provide the most complete information on cancer location and metabolism," said Shores. In cancer detection, the PET/CT has helped detect a variety of tumors, including cancers of the breast, esophagus, cervix, lung, colon and ovaries, as well a...

Exposure to pesticides in schools produces illnesses among school employees and students

...de-related illnesses at schools, implementation of integrated pest management programs in schools, practices to reduce pesticide drift, and adoption of pesticide spray buffer zones around schools are recommended."...

Depression linked to previously unknown dopamine regulator

...r treating depression. Many of these functions are integrated by the medium spiny neurons of the striatum, which lie below the cortex of the brain and respond to dopamine. Dopamine exerts its function in target cells through five known subtypes of dopamine receptors to regulate motor control, stereotypic behavi...

Anxiety disorders can compromise success of alcohol-dependence treatment

...d alcohol use disorders," she said. "For example, integrated treatments that simultaneously address the anxiety...er," she added, "we cannot simply assume that such integrated treatments would be superior to existing alcoholism treatments in improving alcohol outcomes in co-m...

Scientists harness the power of pee

...s for disease detection. Our battery can be easily integrated into such devices, supplying electricity upon cont...rials used. "Our urine-activated battery would be integrated into biochip systems for healthcare diagnostic applications," says Lee. He envisions a world where p...

Researchers recommend multidisciplinary approach of low back pain

...s of management of low back pain and found that an integrated and step-wise approach within a multidisciplinary setting forms a better use of the available resources. The study is published in the September issue of Pain Practice. Within a multidisciplinary pain center, treatment possibilities include pharmacol...

New tools used to control foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks related to green onions

...patitis A outbreaks demonstrated the potential for integrated molecular surveillance to provide a better understanding of the epidemiology of hepatitis A and facilitate rapid responses to outbreaks."...

SCAI, NCQA partner to hold landmark conference on introducing complex medical therapies

...ce will explore how various data registries can be integrated and used to play an effective role in optimizing patient care and ensuring quality of care. Some of the issues conference participants will address are technical and operational concerns, such as appropriate integration of data from various data engi...

MGH named by NHLBI as Specialized Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases

...ell biology and tissue engineering. It is a fully integrated component of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and serves as a point where the work of the larger HSCI community will address the clinical care needs of patients and physicians....

Adolescents' HIV risk reduced with community intervention

...sk behavior. Themes of self-respect and pride were integrated throughout the community intervention and adolescents were involved in community activities and events. Workshops on HIV/AIDS risk were offered to parents....

Wiley acquires InfoPOEM, Inc.

...e. "Through this acquisition Wiley will provide an integrated content and tool offering that enhances the quality of medical care." The acronym POEM stands for "Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters." POEMs are selected from over 100 leading peer-reviewed medical journals and chosen on the basis of unique and ...

Sports utility vehicles should carry health warnings, say experts

...BMJ. They believe that this should form part of an integrated approach from public health, transportation and road safety agencies to address this growing threat. Among road users, pedestrians are already a group at high risk, and older people are particularly vulnerable, write experts from Trinity College Dubl...

Controlling neglected tropical diseases could help make poverty history

... modest compared to controlling "the big three,"an integrated control package for neglected tropical diseases co...005) "Rapid-impact interventions": How a policy of integrated control for Africa"'s neglected tropical diseases could benefit the poor. PLoS Med 2(11): e336. An ...

Colorectal cancer screening promotion fails to increase use by physician organizations

...evious two years, or were enrolled in a PO with an integrated medical group (more organizational structure) were...ization and patient characteristics, specifically, integrated medical organizations and having a regular physical examination, which future interventions should e...

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