Tag: "integrated" at medical news

Literature review highlights options for self-management of asthma exacerbations

...of written action plans as a beneficial part of an integrated program to substantially improve health outcomes for people with asthma. Our aim was to determine what recommendations should be included in these plans and to make sure they encompass patientstaking combination therapy," she said. A Medline search...

Montefiore and Einstein receive $2-million grant from Donald W. Reynolds Foundation

... of older patients." "Because Montefiore is an integrated healthcare delivery system that treats patients throughout their lives, Montefiore is an ideal place for this kind of program," Dr. Jacobs said. "We see an enormous number of elderly patients who need to be linked to a system of care so that they ar...

Coordination of primary health care and hospital care reduces readmission in COPD

...spiratory Journal describes the usefulness of an integrated and coordinated intervention of primary health car...s study includes 150 patients, 65 of which receive integrated health care. Results show that more than a half of these patients do not need readmission, whereas 6...

Jefferson team designs program that helps elderly perform daily living tasks and live longer

...ccupational therapy and physical therapy should be integrated in the care of older people who have functional difficulties and chronic conditions."...

Treatment developed for patients with medically unexplained symptoms

...on, how to respond to it, how to be empathetic. We integrated all of that into this treatment." In addition to looking for the root causes of a patient's pain or discomfort, this treatment also calls for the use of medications such as antidepressants, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy that challenges th...

Study identifies best online learning approaches for cancer patients

...cer. Participants were also provided access to an integrated computer-based health education and support system called the Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (CHESS) "Living with Breast Cancer" program offering four distinct types of services. The first type was information services - static Web p...

Supertron raises $3.5 million in Series C Financing

...er disease detection, faster drug development, and integrated and/or guided therapeutics. Its solutions are applicable in both high and low-field clinical and preclinical research environments imaging objects from molecules to man. Supertron is also targeting emerging MRI research applications in the fields o...

Commonwealth Fund commission says the US health care system needs thorough transformation

...er of forms, including, but not limited to tightly integrated systems, organized networks of physicians and hospitals, large medical group practices, or more loosely affiliated networks of rural hospitals and physicians achieving virtual integration through advanced information technology. The report was info...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, green chemistry breakthroughs

...antation. Ion implantation is at the center of the integrated circuit fabrication process. The process is so unique that the Department of Transportation has granted a special category for transporting these toxic gases when contained in an SDS package. Jose Arn, Ph.D., is director of materials and gas del...

University of Pittsburgh named Parkinson Disease Center for Advanced Research

...ative diseases. PIND's mission is bolstered by and integrated with clinical programs in the department of neurology, including the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, the Comprehensive Movements Disorders Clinic, the UPMC Stroke Institute and the Muscular Dystrophy Association ALS Center. ...

Polymers show promise for lab-on-a-chip technology

... believe liquid crystalline polymers will be fully integrated in microelectromechanical systems, such as the emerging lab-on-a-chip applications," she said....

Unique results from Swedish study of HIV vaccine

...ccine in which parts of the HIV virus DNA had been integrated into another virus (vaccinia = the cowpox virus). This vaccine-based HIV vaccine is produced by the USA's National Institutes of Health and was donated for use in this Swedish study. "Our vaccine is designed in such a way that it's able to protect ...

MRI on the cheap and on the go

...echnique has simple electronics that can be easily integrated into detector arrays." This new laser-based approach to MRI is derived from two technological advances. One, developed by the Pines' research group, physically separates the two basic steps of MRI, signal encoding and detection. Physically separat...

Mount Sinai researcher finds drinking water safe to drink

...tration and ingested amount, bathing/showering and integrated exposure that included ingestion and bathing/showering were considered. Based on 258 pregnancy losses, the finding did not show an increased risk of pregnancy loss in relation to ingested amounts of DBPs. "Decisions about treating drinking water na...

Mayo researchers discover HIV dependence on a human protein

...stance as it proceeds to establish its permanently integrated state is a fascinating question," says Eric Poesch...ical to understand this better because permanently integrated viruses in long-lived cells prevent elimination of HIV. In the future, it will be of interest to exa...

New launch date for Europe's first polar-orbiting weather satellite

...ionary orbit and will form the European part of an integrated system to be deployed jointly with the USA to provide better weather and climate information. The MetOp satellite series is a joint programme being carried out by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Meteorological Satellite Organisation ...

Editorial: Incorporate sleep evaluation into routine medical care

...assessment of sleep quantity and quality should be integrated into the routine review of systems," Drs. Zee and Turek conclude. "Sleep is an indicator of health, and sufficient sleep quantity and good quality should be considered as an essential component of a healthy lifestyle, as much as exercise and nutriti...

MetOp launch campaign resumed

...psulated satellite and Fregat upper-stage, will be integrated onto the Soyuz rocket on 30 September and rollout to the launch pad will take place on 4 October followed by launch on 7 October....

NCI creates network of Clinical Proteomic Technology Centers for cancer research

... and the Clinical Proteomic Reagents Resource) are integrated efforts by NCI to address the fundamental scientific requirements that must be met in order to realize the promise of proteomics for cancer diagnosis and therapy. Together they will provide the entire scientific community with a rigorous assessment o...

Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego

...and some of the basic ways in which information is integrated in our brains across a variety of timescales. I think we could transform the way that research is actually done by understanding in a real classroom setting how children interact with teachers and use that to help inform our science," said Terry Sejn...

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