Tag: "kinds" at medical news

Book 'Asbestos and Fire' explores risk trade-offs

...other buildings. Asbestos was used in about 3,000 kinds of products, in almost every industry, and became integral to construction in every community across the country during the first six decades of the 20th century, says Rachel Maines, visiting scholar in the Department of Science and Technology Studie...

New research offers clues to prevent brain damage in premature babies

...of long nerve fibers wrapped in myelin. Different kinds of white matter injury cause cerebral palsy and learning problems in children born prematurely, and MS in older children and adults. Dr. Back and his colleagues found that hyaluronic acid (HA) prevent immature oligodendrocytes from maturing and coati...

Dialysis treatment choice affects risk of death in patients with end-stage kidney disease

...more than 400,000 Americans require one of the two kinds of dialysis to remove waste products and excess water from the blood because their failing kidneys have less than 15 percent of their normal function remaining. On average, a healthy kidney filters approximately 200 quarts of blood per day. By 2030...

Discovery of T-cell 'traffic control' boosts new drug promise

...e development. In clinical trials of some of these kinds of drugs, a number of patients have tired easily, experienced lower blood flow and a tendency for airways to constrict as muscle walls develop abnormally, Goetzl says. "Fully exploiting this approach for treatment of autoimmune diseases and transplan...

Swamped city: New Orleans and nature

... unusual natural surroundings. "Now there are all kinds of efforts to bring the wetlands back into the city," said Colten, pointing out the example of the Audubon Zoo's large Louisiana swamp exhibit. "This is, in part, because people realize that wetlands serve functions that weren't recognized in the 19t...

UIC researchers show how cancer-preventing foods work

...ising new target for drugs to fight many different kinds of cancer, Mesecar said. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be over 1.3 million new cases of cancer in 2005, and roughly half of these individuals will not survive their disease, Mesecar noted. "One way of preventing cancer may be ...

Specific regions of brain implicated in anorexia nervosa, finds Univ. of Pittsburgh study

...with anorexia nervosa don't seek or respond to the kinds of comforts and pleasures most of us enjoy, including food. They also resist and ignore feedback that signifies their precarious state of health. They don't see an emaciated figure in the mirror, they ignore the most obvious warning signs and dismiss...

UF study: Child raising toughest on young grandmothers

...d support in terms of social assistance than these kinds of caregivers do."...

Adult lifestyle biggest risk factor for diabetes, study finds

...t approximately 5.2 billion a year. There are two kinds of diabetes Type 1 and Type 2. All diabetes is characterized by raised blood sugar (glucose). In Type 1 diabetes there is an absolute lack of insulin. In Type 2 diabetes, insulin is produced, but the body's tissues are resistant to its action, leav...

TV has negative impact on very young children's learning abilities

...appreciate and benefit from better guidance on the kinds of high-quality content that is available on television and on ways of managing the context of television viewing to maximize its potential benefit for their children."...

Sunshine mapping from space means brighter solar energy future

...e UN Environment Programme (UNEP). There are two kinds of solar energy establishments: solar thermal plants which concentrate heat from the Sun, and photovoltaic plants that convert sunlight into electricity. In both cases precise, long-term irradiance data is needed for choosing plant locations and est...

Special scalpel reduces blood loss, facial nerve trauma in salivary surgery

...We pooled our data and looked at patients with all kinds of tumors and more extensive surgery and found that the harmonic scalpel was just as effective when it was used for malignant disease," says Dr. Gourin. "When malignant disease involves the deep lobe of the parotid gland underneath the facial nerve, ...

Vaginal cancer detected more often with PET than CT scans

...cancer," Grigsby says. "Armed with data from these kinds of studies, I went to Washington in 2003 to petition CMS to approve the use of PET scans for diagnosis of cervical cancer. In January of 2005, the procedure was approved for cervical cancer." Several other cancers, in addition to cervical cancer, ca...

Brain's own marijuana-like chemicals play key role with stress-induced pain relief

...analgesia. Researchers alongthe way have found two kinds of stress-induced analgesia mechanisms,opioid and non-opioid, and this study offers the first evidence that thenon-opioid form is produced by cannabinoid compounds. Piomelli and study co-author, Andrea Hohmann, a neuroscientist at theUniversity of Ge...

Ill-health and unhappiness among the risks for older mothers

...rs to legislate or make policy statements on these kinds of issue. "What about the child? Is using donor egg and sperm to enable an elderly woman to become pregnancy just 'an elaborate, expensive, and grotesque form of adoption', or is it true that 'a woman who has not had a child has not led a complet...

Stem cells grown in lab mirror normal developmental steps

...likely that the same method of picking out certain kinds of cells could be used to study processes other than blood cell development." Most importantly, Zambidis says, the stages of blood cell development he and his team found in the stem cell lines correlate with what is already known about early stages ...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital installs 64-Slice CT scanner, now available for clinical use

...nical protocols for scanning patients with certain kinds of symptoms will be a continuing process, and extending the use of cardiac CT is a collaborative effort between the Section of Cardiovascular Radiology led by James Carr, MD, and the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine spearheaded by...

Even in Canada's universal health plan, wealth effects hospitalization

... assess whether patients are getting access to the kinds of care which may both reduce their disease burden and reduce the overall costs of their treatment. This paper challenges the paradigm that frequent visits for ACS conditions should be assumed to be associated with lower rates of hospitalization. T...

Breast cancer uses growth factors to lure stem cells

...ollowing mastectomy. The researchers say different kinds of tumors likely send out different growth factors to lure stem cells. In fact, they've already shown that melanoma also uses VEGF but not FGF2. "You don't want to treat every tumor alike," says Dr. Ritter. They believe knowing the factors that help ...

Newly published summer camp health guideline advises parents, camp directors

...ts should make sure to ask camp officials now what kinds of health services, including emergency response, their child's camp has in place. Campers should provide, and camps should require, a full health exam and list of any medications that campers use -- and let children have immediate access to emergenc...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

(Date:4/17/2014)... a word for chili peppers. Information about archaeological remains ... study of the appearance of words for chili peppers ... were domesticated and highlight the value of multi-proxy data ... al.) of nine papers presented in a special feature ... of Sciences on plant and animal domestication edited ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Luca Razzari of the nergie Matriaux Tlcommunications Research ... the John R. Evans Leaders Fund of the ... of state-of-the-art biotech and nanophotonics equipment. To this ... Ministre de l,Enseignement suprieur, de la Recherche, de ... new laboratories will help us develop new approaches ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... University engineer has developed a patented technique that ... devices. The same technique could help police during ... and Kay L. Theede chair in engineering and ... his research team have created a template-based system ... trunks. The distance detection method called stand-off ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Chickens to chili peppers 2Chickens to chili peppers 3New state-of-the-art biotech and nanotech equipment for INRS 2Patented research remotely detects nitrogen-rich explosives 2
Other Tags
supplementkingdomkickswiftestsectessenereconfirmslatrineintellectnecessarilyclinicscaliforniarenaissanceegyptelephantiasisclarifying