Tag: "integrated" at medical news
Penn researchers discover the powerful tool of simultaneous fMRI and PET imaging
...sing these two established methods, we now have an integrated
way to look at the brain's functions," explained Andrew Newberg, MD, a radiologist in nuclear medicine at UPHS and lead author on this clinical study. "We can now get a more comprehensive view of what's happening in the brain at a particular time, th...
Biosense Webster announces FDA clearance
...w be able to steer the NAVISTAR Catheter using the integrated
Niobe Navigation technology while visualizing it within the CARTO TM RMT System map image. A miniature location sensor is placed inside each catheter for real-time, high-resolution mapping. REFSTAR TM RMT Catheters provide a reliable reference poin...
Booster vaccination against hepatitis B not necessary for long-term protection
...ersal infant or adolescent hepatitis B vaccination integrated
into their national immunisation programmes by 1997. By the end of 2004, 168 countries implemented these immunisation programmes. However, whether vaccinated infants maintain protection or need a booster vaccination to sustain immunity has not been ...
What makes the brain tick, tick, tick. . .
...ance, and all these oscillations are monitored and integrated
by the basal ganglia or striatal circuits. It's like a conductor who listens to the orchestra, which is composed of individual musicians. Then, with the beat of his baton, the conductor synchronizes the orchestra so that listeners hear a coordinated ...
New 'eye movement' test may help treat fetal alcohol syndrome
...am," Dr. Reynolds says. "It allows us to create an integrated
research strategy for carrying out studies to provide functional brain imaging data that can be directly related to neuro-behavioural deficits in individual children with FASD."...
Asthma patients report better asthma control when seeing an allergist
...568 patients with persistent asthma enrolled in an integrated
health care system, to compare asthma care in patients seen by allergists vs. those seen by primary care providers. Of the patients who completed the assessment, 1,679 (47.1%) identified a primary care provider as their regular source of asthma care,...
Scientists use new techniques to narrow down impact of global warming on specific regions
... work has already started as part of the ENSEMBLES integrated
project which aims to further understand and reduce uncertainties in climate change predictions. Dr Clare Goodess, of UEA's Climatic Research Unit and STARDEX project coordinator, said: 'The STARDEX projections quantify the changes in the frequency...
Coherent, robust performance measurement system needed
...ves cannot be realized without a coherent, robust, integrated
performance measurement system that is purposeful, comprehensive, efficient and transparent "IOM's intention to establish a centralized organizing structure may be one way to set clear quality goals, coordinate performance measurement efforts, supp...
Sooner is better with cochlear implants, Stanford scientist shows
... implant is done, the better the chances for fully integrated
speech perception in the brain. Kids who received implants later showed little evidence of the McGurk effect. Instead, they relied solely on what the lips were doing when they were presented with the conflicting auditory and visual information. As a ...
Technology for successful aging shown at White House conference
...and their caregivers. The ultimate goal is for the integrated
intelligent systems to use the information for hea...industrial partners, are showing examples of their integrated
monitoring system at the 2005 White House Conference on Aging in Washington, D.C., this week through...
New microchip technology for medical imaging biomarkers of disease
... andFluidigm have developed a new technology using integrated
microfluidicschips for simplifying, lowering the c...ventional diagnosis of"Probable Alzheimer's", when integrated
into the clinical workup ofpatients. In addition, PET has been shown to detect Alzheimer's and other...
Toward the future of cancer prevention
... Levin says "the future of cancer prevention is an integrated
approach." Biobehavior in the cancer formula Two facts about smokers rivet cancer researchers: the notion that not everyone who tries cigarettes becomes addicted, and the knowledge that only a fraction of long-term smokers (about 15 percent) will d...
Resolved to lose weight? Social cues encourage overeating: University of Toronto study
...ence has on eating, but if such considerations are integrated
more deeply into this area, we may see some more practical results."...
New neurons take baby steps in the adult brain
...e first study to show how these "baby" neurons are integrated
into the brain's existing networks, the Johns Hopk...ain where new neurons form throughout life and are integrated
into the existing network of cells. The researchers also figured out why the mouse's new neurons wer...
Bipolar disorder more common than expected in hospitalized adolescents
...lar disorder when information from all sources was integrated
with the scores from the K-SADS mania rating scale. This study is the first to apply the K-SADS mania rating scale with patients "off the street" (i.e., not selected for the study). The authors screened all adolescent admissions to Bradley Hospital ...
Alcohol-deterrent drugs help patients achieve high rates of long-term abstinence
...consecutively admitted to a two-year comprehensive integrated
treatment program called the Outpatient Longterm I...vised intake of ADs can easily and successfully be integrated
into a comprehensive and structured outpatient long-term treatment program. The strategy of deterre...
Sequence-based early warning system for the detection of MRSA outbreaks in hospitals
...alyzes the spa sequences, links them to a database integrated
with epidemiological information, and triggers an alarm if an outbreak is suspected. This approach was more sensitive at identifying outbreaks than classical surveillance techniques. The combination of medical informatics and molecular laboratory te...
AstraZeneca and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center form umbrella scientific collaboration agreements
...tific collaboration agreements that will allow for integrated
pre-clinical and clinical research on new treatments for cancer, focusing initially on aerodigestive diseases (e.g., lung cancer, head and neck cancers or colorectal cancers). These renewable, three-year, master agreements establish a framework for c...
Viagra, unlikely tool for vision research, slows the visual response to flickering light
... to influence the rate at which visual signals are integrated
by the brain, affecting the way quick, repeated ev... doubling of the time over which visual events are integrated
by the visual system. These results demonstrate the importance of PDE6 not only in transduction, bu...
Malaria early-warning system shows promise in tackling epidemics
...sed on actual rainfall. Following Botswana's lead, integrated
early warning systems are now being developed in conjunction with epidemic prevention and response planning activities, in a number of Southern African countries. "What we have demonstrated in this project, which makes it unique, is the speed at whic...
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