Tag: "means" at medical news
Synthetic production of potential pharmaceuticals dramatically simplified by Scripps research team
...oncern, as identification of a reasonably economic means
of production for marine and other natural product...l production, making better and cheaper production means
all the more critical. For the production of some products, both natural and man-made, the use of ...
First greenhouse gas animations produced using Envisat SCIAMACHY data
...rgets are met, and space-based instruments are new means
contributing to this. The SCIAMACHY (Scanning Imaging Absorption Spectrometer for Atmospheric Chartography) instrument, for instance, is the first space sensor capable of measuring the most important greenhouse gases with high sensitivity down to the...
NSW Premier announces $15M for children's cancer research
...tial Federal Government and community support.This means
that the vision of a cure for childhood cancer through medical research is one stepcloser to being a reality. The building program will now be able to commence as early as Augustthis year. CCIA has already produced significant advances in the underst...
World first in medical robotics
...ceeded in injecting, propelling and controlling by means
of software programs an initial prototype of an untethered device (a ferromagnetic 1.5- millimetre-diameter sphere) within the carotid artery of a living animal placed inside a clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. Encouraged by these ...
Aga Khan University team discover which patients keep on taking their medicine
... patient - ready for true prevention, even if this means
adopting sometimes drastic measures way before the onset of any disease? This pivotal question is particularly pertinent in an emerging country such as Pakistan because this country could have the extraordinary ability to move straight into the pract...
Survey reveals misperceptions about Alzheimer's among African-American and Hispanic caregivers
...r's disease is a devastating illness that is by no means
a normal part of aging," explained Warachal E. Faison, M.D., Assistant Director of the Institute for Research Minority Training on Mental Health and Aging, and Clinical Director of the Alzheimer's Research and Clinical Programs at the Medical Univers...
A new focus for health care reform -- realigning competition around patient value
...supportive health plans and government payers, new means
for reimbursement, and higher performance levels by physicians and care teams and an improvement in overall value of patient care. "Paying for care cycles and rewarding value is ultimately the only feasible way to change a reimbursement system tha...
CryoSat-2 on the road to recovery
... SAR/Interferometric Radar Altimeter (SIRAL). This means
fitting in a complete second set of electronics. Radar altimeters have been flown in space before, but the SIRAL is a radar with a difference. Its sophisticated design encompasses enhanced resolution and observing capabilities to meet the challeng...
HIV in late childhood and adolescence a growing problem
...chers claim that delay in recognising this problem means
that the needs of this important group are not bei...ust Research Training Fellow. "A delayed diagnosis means
that patients have a much higher risk of developing serious opportunistic infections and may have si...
Research finds music training 'tunes' human auditory system
..., the Mandarin word "mi" delivered in a level tone means
"to squint," in a rising tone means
"to bewilder," and in a dipping (falling then rising) tone means
"rice." English, on the other hand...
Sleep apnea common, but undiagnosed, among pacemaker patients
... received pacemakers to treat heart failure, which means
that the heart cannot efficiently pump blood. Thirty-three patients had a high degree atrioventricular block or AV block, which is a blocked electrical signal from the hearts upper chamber (atria) to the pumping chamber (ventricle). Thirty-six had...
Nevada scientist authors influential AIDS/HIV paper
...drug as a potential 'microbicide,' which literally means
'killing the microbe,' but really it's any drug that can be used to prevent infection. It's being tested now as a protective agent, a prophylactic agent, in a vaginal implant. "This could be used, for example, in countries where societal, cultural or...
Undergrad: Mothers in African study undereducated on diarrhea
...d skills to manage diarrheal disease is a critical means
through which to mitigate the potential harmful effects of diarrhea." Mediratta's faculty mentor, R. Bradley Sack, professor of international health and medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, credits his student with desig...
Red flag for repetitive stress injuries identified for first time in humans
.... So the researchers' main goal has been finding a means
to detect the problem before the damage starts. That way, conservative intervention ibuprofen, rest breaks at work, exercise can be evaluated as to their effectiveness in preventing the development of chronic work-related conditions and, consequent...
Researchers from the University of Navarra analyze new kinds of cancer-fighting antibodies
...ase. In two years we will test its use as the sole means
of treatment, and we will need more time in order to know if its effects in treatment combinations are as positive as the results on test animals predict. Aside from this, there are another four members of this monoclonal antibiotic family, which s...
Joint Principles of PC-MH released by organizations representing more than 300,000 physicians
... technology, health information exchange and other means
to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need and want it in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. "On behalf of patients, the AAFP is pleased to join our medical specialty colleagues to develop and support t...
Texas A&M study proves pollution from China And India affecting world's weather
...have seen huge increases in their economies, which means
more large factories and power plants to sustain s...of the polar ice caps, he believes. "It possibly means
the polar ice caps could melt quicker than we had believed, which of course, results in rising sea l...
New details in schizophrenia treatment trial emerge
...st effective medication for each patient sometimes means
trying multiple medications," said Dr. Stroup. "They remind us of the considerable variability in clinical circumstances and of our need to be responsive to an individuals needs and preferences." Schizophrenia Patients Social and Community Living...
Do Internet cafs facilitate unsafe sex?
...terventions." "Cabinas also may be an effective means
for delivering low-cost prevention messages to a great number of people, especially those who are not being reached using more traditional methods." ...
Medicalize me: Experts look at how our perceptions of illness are shaped
...addressing the topic of medicalization and what it means
in modern society. The essays, which grew out of an international workshop, zero in on the fact that even the word medicalization has a different meaning today than 30 years ago. When the term first came into use in the 1970s, it was used criti...
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