Tag: "network" at medical news
Holographic images use shimmer to show cellular response to anticancer drug
...st an accumulation of cells. It is a communication network
in 3-D that behaves differently than 2-D cell cultures." In addition to realizing the diagnostic applications of the shimmer, the group has simplified and reduced the cost of the system. In 2002 Nolte's group was the first to use holography to pr...
Clinical Trials Units selected for newly restructured HIV/AIDS research networks
...rent HIV/AIDS research studies. Planning for the network
restructuring began in October 2001 with extensive consultations between NIAID staff and other researchers, clinicians, patient advocates and people living with or at risk for developing HIV/AIDS. ...
NIH names Clinical Trial Units for the Microbicide Trials Network
...ials Network (MTN), a new HIV/AIDS clinical trials network
established by NIAID last year. The CTUs, located in Africa, India and the United States, will engage in multi-center studies spanning 17 locations in seven countries that seek to determine if topical microbicides can help prevent the sexual transmis...
Embargoed March/April Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...fers lessons learned by a primary care health care network
in Fort Worth, Texas, after caring for a surge of ...f the evacuees in a two-week period. Notably, the network
prevented its emergency department from being overwhelmed by creating a triage center located severa...
Latest IPCC report highlights need for integrated climate/human behavior models
...phere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), an international network
of environmental scientists. This quest for adap...ions about adaptation." Researchers from IGBP's network
of Earth system scientists who authored chapters of the IPCC WG2 report have this to say about adapt...
Fragile X, Down syndromes linked to faulty brain communication
...of Medicine. The problem, a crippled communication network
in the brain, may also be associated with autism. ...nd these potential dead ends, the resulting neural network
has fewer cells and is less complex. "If, for example, 10 percent of normal nerve cells are now resp...
CO2 storage in coal can be predicted better
...ids and gasses whilst allowing others through. The network
of cracks is essential for this. Mazumder developed a measuring technique using CT scans that led to an improved understanding of the patterns of cracks. He also did experiments with waste gas and pure CO2 to determine the uptake capacity of single a...
Premiere cancer organizations partner to reduce disparities, prevent incidences
...icated to cancer research with the world's largest network
of cancer survivors and activists, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Susan G. Komen for the Cure have launched a new partnership that focuses on three mutual priorities in cancer: finding ways to prevent cancer; addressing cance...
$7.5 million NIH grant to Yale for Autism Center of Excellence
...unding for two multi-site projects. The first is a network
focused on neuroimaging studies of infants at risk... the Yale Developmental Neuroimaging Program. This network
will trace mechanisms of brain growth, which are altered in autism in the first two years of life. T...
Other highlights in the May 2 JNCI
...result of [an] incomplete blockade of this complex network
at the receptor level and not activation of a different survival pathway," the authors write. Contact: Kimberlee Barbour, kbarbour@bcm,tmc.edu , (713) 798-7971 Chemotherapy with Rituximab Is Better for Indolent Lymphoma Patients Patients ...
Gerontological Society of America awards new Hartford Doctoral Fellowships
...sertation Topic: "Exploring the potential of aging network
services to improve depression care for older adults" Mei Kit Tang The University of Alabama School of Social Work Dissertation Topic: "Cultural values, informal support, and caregiving outcomes among Chinese American caregivers" Katherina ...
Faster and better emergency response through satellite telecoms
...lution HEWS works by setting up a communication network
via satellite to survey and monitor risk indicators. It allows communication between teams in the field and with command centres. Data from many locations can be collected, stored and processed. It can then be quickly analysed and distributed to the ...
Difficulties of keeping the global food supply chain safe
...es of keeping the food supply chain in a worldwide network
of food producers, processors and distributors are...y when the food supply depends on a vast worldwide network
of producers, suppliers and distributors."...
Spanish project 'AmIVital' creates intelligent communication devices for elderly and disabled people
...set up a technological platform comprising device, network
and computer programme standardized components allowing for a simple creation of services adapted to different needs and environments. In simpler words, this cooperation between companies and research centres will represent "a breakthrough in the fie...
SCAI'S Hildner Lecture traces progress through 30 years of interventional cardiology
...arteries that supply blood to the kidneys, and the network
of vessels throughout the legs and feet. Interventional cardiologists are also beginning to offer new treatment options to patients with valvular heart disease, replacing diseased aortic valves and repairing leaky mitral valves by threading a cath...
New book provides unprecedented look at role of religion over a lifetime
...d to church for many reasons, including the social network
it provided. Many reported switching churches and even denominations because of a particularly endearing pastor, exciting social activities and friendship opportunities. They all also were part of the pre-World War II civic generation of Americans ...
Commonly used drug offers promise for premature babies
...d flow, a demand that the body meets by building a network
of temporary and very fragile, awkward, and leaky blood vessels. In a normally developing fetus, the blood vessels do their job and then disappear by the time the baby is born. But when a baby is born prematurely, the structure is suddenly thrust...
UIC awarded $7M NIH grant for infertility research
... Reproduction and Infertility Research, a national network
of research centers "aimed at improving human reproductive health through accelerated transfer of basic science findings into clinical practice." One of only 14 national sites, the UIC Center for Women's Health and Reproduction was first funded thr...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2007
...hock and hydrocarbon sensors with a communications network
that would allow authorities to respond rapidly, m...perator intervention and maintenance costs. Such a network
could play a major role in safeguarding the nations estimated 700,000 tanks, which have a capacity o...
Researchers find deadly prescription drug effects 6 years before FDA
...these problems. Why is RADAR so nimble? Bennetts network
includes hematologists and oncologists around the country and the world. His phone rings weekly with calls from concerned doctors alerting him to possible new trouble. After such a call, Bennett probes for clues that led to a life-threatening reactio...
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