Tag: "interface" at medical news

Medical journal editors condemn ghostwriting

...es must have relevant content that pushes back the interface between what is known and what is yet to be discovered. Articles' content must be based on high quality and reproducible methods," they wrote." The editors continue: "We had no problem with this manuscript's having been commissioned by a pharmaceutic...

'Sister Mary' the robo-doc to start making ward rounds at St Mary's Hospital

... healthcare at a grass roots level, increasing the interface between patients, clinicians and teaching staff." As part of the pilot, a study is being conducted to evaluate how patients respond to the robots, specific communications skills required for remote presence teleconsultation and potential application...

New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery

...s in the Annenberg School of Communications. The interface works like this: The user dons a pair of stereosc...rrow hole on the computer screen. Another emerging interface is a "mutual touch" task for hand-reaching and grasping exercises. This therapeutic environment util...

Voice-to-voice translation machine perfects bedside manner

...assistant professor Panos Georgiou. The Transonics interface stretches the limits of technology by systematical...rection. Narayanan says much of the success of the interface grows directly out of analysis of a large database of some 300 English-speaking-doctor/Persian-speak...

Database of cancer records now available for research

... generic WYSIWYM ("What you see is what you mean") interface that was developed by Professor Donia Scott's team at The Open University enables users to pose complex clinical queries in natural language and receive answers in plain English text or simple tables and graphs. Users no longer need to learn "comput...

Artificial cervical disc replacement offered for neck and arm pain problems

...signed to bond with the neighboring vertebrae. The interface between the two halves is like a ball and socket, allowing the upper half to slide and rotate forward and backward relative to the lower half. The surgical approach to implant the PCM device is the same as that used for cervical discectomy and fusion...

CryoSat launch will be blast from the Cold War past

...t the company who makes the launcher also make the interface for the satellite." Rather than simply selling rockets the 15-strong "multi-cultural, multi-lingual" Eurockot team offer the entire frame of services needed in order for its global customer base to deliver payloads into space. For the actual launch ...

Conference: A long and healthy life: The contribution of medical research to AU community health

...ister for Innovation, John Brumby, at 11.00AM: The interface between life sciences, research, socially beneficial biotech investment and government. 2. Professor Allan McLean, from the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI), Melbourne and Professor Richard Head, from CSIRO, Adelaide, pose the question: Doe...

UC Santa Barbara named to National Cancer Institute's multi-center nanotechnology collaboration

...n a rapidly evolving new set of disciplines at the interface of nanoscience and medicine to transform the ways in which we diagnosis and treat cancer," said Evelyn Hu, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and materials, and Co-Director of the California NanoSystems Institute. The potential of na...

Nanoscale study gives new insight into heat transfer in biological systems

...nterfaces plays a major role. "Conductivity at the interface of two materials is controlled by the nature of th... substances are good conductors, the nature of the interface could affect heat transfer between them." Garde and Keblinski performed molecular simulations of a v...

Robotic surgery-stenting combo opens coronary arteries, speeds recovery

... The daVinci robotic system is a powerful computer interface that allows surgeons to sit at a console with full vision of the operative field. The surgeon's usual surgical hand movements are translated through the miniature robotic arms inside the patient. The robotic arms, with interchangeable instruments a...

A pocketful of help for Alzheimer's sufferers and caregivers

... Becker brings the technology skills to the interface appearance and system usability. She will also supervise the creation of the software that will control the device. Becker will lead a team of computer science student researchers, staff and community volunteers in developing the home and Web system ...

Building interoperability into medical information

...ct coordinator. Right now messaging interfaces, or interface engines, are used to exchange information among different healthcare information systems. Currently, the Health Level 7 (HL7) Version 2 Messaging Standard is the most widely implemented. Unfortunately, HL7 V2 compliance does not imply direct interop...

Florida Tech funding increases for Alzheimer's care technology

...opment. Becker brings the technology skills to the interface appearance and system usability. She will also supervise the creation of the software that will control the device. Becker will lead a team of computer science, computer engineering and electrical engineering student researchers as well as staff and ...

Let me hear your body talk: UH scientists mine biomedical data

...in combination with novel sensing, algorithmic and interface methods to enhance the user's experience, as well as create a new widespread preventive medicine paradigm for computers to one day monitor the actual health of their users during computer use. Vilalta, whose research involves analyzing massive amou...

Powerful new tool for studying brain development

...ain studies to confirm hypotheses using a computer interface that links our data to many other kinds of gene information, without the need to go into a regular laboratory." The BGEM is a growing, encyclopedic collection of tens of thousands of images as seen through a microscope. The images are obtained at d...

An affordable future for eye tracking in sight

...of a camera, a computer and software to provide an interface between the two. In an expensive system the camera uses an internal light source to create reflections on the eye. The camera tracks these reflections and uses them to move a cursor on the screen, for example. COGAIN hopes to provide the same functio...

The $6 billion (hu)man is becoming reality, as bionics restores or expands humans' abilities

...an or other body part. Bionics takes place at the interface between bioengineering and anatomy. The AAA scien..., even to individual patients. His own work at the interface of bioengineering and medicine illustrates the simulations' widespread applications: he collaborate...

University of Utah to help build bionic arm

...m would send signals to the computer and on to the interface device, which would relay the signals to nerves in...with the mechanical hand and fingers. The neural interface device between the arm and the person wearing it would be implanted in what is left of the amputated...

OHSU researchers discover possible HIV therapy in an animal study

...ues of the body like the intestine and lung that interface with the outside environment. As HIV replicates in the human body, the tissue levels of CD4+ T cells are killed and, when the number of these cells drop below a certain level, a patient develops AIDS. At this point, the patient's immune system is we...

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