Tag: "mobile" at medical news
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...e technology involves the development of CBCT on a mobile
C-arm to acquire a full-volume image in a single rotation around the patient. While the image quality achieved with early cone-beam CT prototypes is not quite equivalent to that of a high-performance diagnostic CT scanner, image quality has been sh...
Talking sex on the factory floor in China
...ed young female workers (aged 16-30) at a Shanghai mobile
phone factory. They offered lectures, information leaflets and a free workplace contraceptive service led by the factory's doctors, who received extra training. The family planning information leaflets proved popular, but very few women (5%) used ...
Urgent need for guidance on mobile phone use in clinical care
...ational and international guidelines on the use of mobile
phones in the provision of clinical care are urgen... systems are increasing looking to developments in mobile
communication technology to help improve the provision of care to people with long-term conditions, ...
Passengers, not just mobile phones, contribute to road accidents
...h passenger carriage compared with that of using a mobile
phone while driving. Both the carrying of passenge...ihood of a crash, though not to the same extent as mobile
phone use. Earlier studies at The George Institute found that a driver's use of a mobile
phone was a...
Faster and better emergency response through satellite telecoms
... them to assess the current situation and deploy a mobile
laboratory. Based on field reports, a practice eme...se will then be organised and feedback provided to mobile
teams on road access, water, food, drugs, and medical disposables. The second scenario simulates ...
A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies
New technology, the size of a mobile
phone, which could save the life of an unborn chil...00001 volts, has now been reduced to the size of a mobile
phone. It can compute real time fetal readings and the resulting data can be transmitted by wireless...
American College of Cardiology and Epocrates deliver customized mobile software to ACC members
...number of cardiologists will be reaching for their mobile
devices to access the latest clinical information ...on." The Epocrates-ACC Essentials for Cardiology mobile
application features: Epocrates Essentials the premium guide includes information on more than...
Genetic pathways to curable and incurable forms of pancreatic cancer identified
...nduce cancer cells to change shape and become more mobile
and invasive. It turns out that the cystic pancreatic cancer cells are resistant to these effects of TGFb and these types of cancers are also less likely to invade surrounding tissues and to metastasize, or spread, to other organs. These properties l...
Measuring lung motion leads to better radiation treatment for lung cancer
...es of their research is a new understanding of how mobile
lung tumors are. "What we are finding by looking at this problem in a very concentrated way is that the position of a tumor changes every day in the chest cavity," Low says. "The total quantity of air patients have in their lungs is different from da...
Sign language at your fingertips, anytime, anywhere
...'s first sign language dictionary available from a mobile
phone has been launched by the University of Brist...d by staff at the Centre for Deaf Studies, it is a mobile
accessory to people who work with Deaf people, have Deaf customers or just want to learn to sign. ...
New device could revolutionize eye disease diagnosis -- creating eye maps on the high street
...inexpensive instrument that is about the size of a mobile
phone in common use in the near future."...
Study reveals Aussies' social obsession with mobile phones
...e average Australian spends one hour on his or her mobile
phone every day, according to the preliminary resu...ana James is the the country's first survey on its mobile
phone obsession and has found one in five Australians are potentially addicted to their mobiles. M...
RAND study of Los Angeles County neighborhoods and their impact on children enters second phase
...as changed, with large numbers of immigrants and a mobile
population. It's important to see if lessons from the past and from other parts of the country are valid in today's growing urban areas in the West." Among the ideas the study is examining is that neighborhood characteristics are important if child...
Launch of Queens Library Healthlink initiative
...rvices will make available a Queens Health Network mobile
cancer screening van that will visit community libraries; supply American Cancer Society educational programming at community libraries; provide free or low-cost cancer screening services through the New York State Healthy Living Partnership and furn...
Physicians enlisted in efforts to keep demented drivers off the road
...rk together to ensure that older adults can remain mobile
and productive even when they have to give up driving."...
Drivers ignore the risk of mobile phone use
...fety study has revealed an alarmingly high rate of mobile
phone use amongst Australian drivers. Published i...cted in NSW and WA found that 60% of drivers use a mobile
phone whilst behind the wheel, resulting in crashes and negligent driving. Almost 3 million driver...
Blacks less likely to recognize overweight and obesity, study shows
...nterviews and physical examinations carried out by mobile
units across the country. Analyses of NHANES data collected in 1988-98 and 2001-02 show that the prevalence of misperception actually has increased among blacks. "During this period weve seen rapid gains in obesity," said Bennett. "We think its a c...
Telemedicine improves breast screenings for rural Indian reservations, U-M researchers find
...ologists sought to improve delivery of traditional mobile
mammography, in which a large truck equipped with ...iety of North America. From March to July 2006, a mobile
mammography unit owned by Indian Health Service visited seven American Indian reservations in North ...
Radiologists attempt to solve mystery of Tut's demise
...3,300-year-old mummy of King Tut in Egypt. Using a mobile
multi-detector CT scanner, the researchers performed a full-body scan on the king's remains, obtaining approximately 1,900 digital cross-sectional images. "We found the mummy was in a critical stage of preservation," said Dr. Selim. "The body was c...
LSU Health Sciences Center research to improve patient safety
...equin-based simulation and patient scenarios and a mobile
mock operating room with interdisciplinary teams at their own hospital site. Dr. John Paige, Assistant Professor of Surgery, and Dr. Valeriy Kozmenko, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, have contributed substantially to this innovative training m...
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