Tag: "investigative" at medical news

Decision aid for diabetes

... regulatory challenges for testing and introducing investigative TB vaccines into countries where the disease is endemic. Citation: Brennan MJ, Fruth U, Milstien J, Tiernan R, Nishioka SdA, et al. (2007) Development of new tuberculosis vaccines: A global perspective on regulatory issues. PLoS Med 4(8): e252. IN Y...

Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award

...des said that It is good to know that this kind of investigative health reporting is still valued and rewarded. I hope I have helped to raise awareness of the desperation some cancer patients feel, and the need for their doctors to listen to them and help them make the right decisions for their health. Sainz fl...

Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome

...lished in recent years. Early this year, this same investigative team published findings from a series of coroner/medical examiner cases showing that approximately half of the LQTS cases discovered postmortem had exhibited legitimate sudden death warning signs" including sudden faints and a positive family history...

New study in Sleep finds a high level of negativity towards judicial sleepiness

... arguments. The Daily Telegraph, in a sequence of investigative articles, reported a lengthy list of Judge Dodds sleep episodes between 2002-2004 that appeared to affect court proceedings. In late 2004, Judge Dodd obtained a medical consultation regarding his sleepiness, was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apne...

UW launches study testing adult stem cells for heart damage repair

...follow-up examinations for 12 months following the investigative procedure. "The initial results from Phase I of the trial were encouraging," Raval says. "Subjects reported feeling better with reductions in chest pain and improved exercise capacity during the early stage of the trial. That's encouraging to us." ...

Repetitive motion speeds nanoparticle uptake

...e skin," said Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, professor of investigative dermatology and toxicology at NC State. "As more nanoparticles find their way into the workplace and consumer goods, and as scientists look for innovative ways to use nanoparticles to delivery drugs into the body, it is critical that the nanoscience ...

'Mindless Eating' is a nourishing read

... Holmes of Food" because of his sneaky, scientific investigative skills. Another observer, Robin Jenkins of the Chicago Tribune, termed him "the wizard of why" because of his ability to answer so many food questions. The U.S. government called him to test foods that soldiers eat and how they should be packaged. S...

Researchers examine why food tastes bad to chemotherapy recipients

...ems of foul flavored water. The interdisciplinary investigative team combines proficiency in food oxidation and off-flavors, water chemistry, cell biology, and human perception. Dietrich, the principal investigator on the project, is an expert on water quality and treatment, as well as its taste and odor assessm...

Dieting danger: Female athletes limiting calories more likely to get stress fractures

...aboratory sciences, health information management, investigative and medical sciences, nuclear medicine technology, nutrition and dietetics, occupational science and occupational therapy, physical therapy and a physician assistant program....

2006 Science-in-Society award winners announced

...ependent competition annually to honor outstanding investigative and interpretive reporting about the sciences and their impact on society for good or ill. The 72-year-old organization of science writers recognizes and encourages critical, probing works in five categories: newspaper, magazine, broadcast, Web and b...

NJIT offers new certificate to fight digital and physical terrorism

...onses and planned counter measures. Topics include investigative techniques such as surveillances and profiling, the importance of the evidence response teams, crisis management and special events planning. Computer and Network Security presents the evolution of computer security. The course will focus on the ma...

SOPHE journals examine new research & practice solutions

...that health disparities research defies any single investigative line of inquiry. Rather, a transdisciplinary approach is required providing the scientific framework for interventions, collaborations, and policies to address the highly complex, interactive factors contributing to health disparities. Likewise, the ...

Sacking of Canadian Medical Association Journal's editors 'deeply troubling'

...attempt to deprive the journal of its capacity for investigative journalism, states an editorial in this week's iss...comments: "Medical journals have a long history of investigative journalism through which they perform an important watchdog function by challenging the forces that ...

Penn to test new thermal energy procedure to reduce asthmatic symptoms

...e the debilitating symptoms of asthma - through an investigative bronchoscopic procedure where the smooth muscle of the airway, which causes the spasm, is reduced using thermal energy. "Even though the smooth muscle in your airway serves no identifiable purpose, when something does go wrong with it, it can cause p...

Tool developed to silence genes in specific tissues using RNAi

... a single tissue, which "is potentially a powerful investigative tool," Wilkinson says. "By silencing a particular gene in a specific tissue, you can learn what the function of that gene is in that particular tissue without blocking its essential functions in other tissues." In their study, Wilkinson and his resea...

Debilitating jaw and neck pain targeted through $19 million NIH support, multidisciplinary center

...nvolvement, Savitz said. The research will involve investigative units directed by Drs. Roger Fillingim at the University of Florida; Richard Orbach at the University of Buffalo-SUNY; and Joel Greenspan and Ronald Dubner at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Other participating researchers and units are the ...

Groundbreaking consensus: pediatric cardiology training recommendations

...ty demands and stress the importance of continuing investigative research, ideally throughout their entire careers. Written by top experts in pediatric cardiology, the document lists training requirements in the following areas, each with its own task force: general pediatric cardiology (including inpatient care a...

NIH launches National Commission on Digestive Diseases

...esearch Plan will then guide the NIHalong with the investigative and lay communitiesin pursuing important research avenues to combating digestive diseases. In 1976, Congress created the Commission on Digestive Diseases Research, which proposed a long-term plan and made recommendations that laid the groundwork for ...

Ways to detect, thwart terrorist acts scrutinized during ACS national meeting

...rafficked radioactive material is seized, the real investigative work begins for nuclear forensic scientists. These...e achievements and challenges of this new field of investigative research. ( ANYL 374 , Wednesday, Aug. 31, 8:35 a.m.) Thursday, Sept. 1 Cases of mistaken iden...

Medical whistleblowers speak out

...file medical whistleblowers invited by the medical investigative journalist Jeanne Lenzer to meet together in Washington DC on May 15th 2005 to share their accounts of practices in medicine and medical research that they believe are risking the public's health or safety. Lenzer's account of the roundtable, in whi...

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