Tag: "platform" at medical news

Asia Pacific Family Medicine moves to BioMed Central's open access platform

...exing services. The move to a fully open access platform will also help to integrate APFMs excellent region.... Tai-Pong LAM, co-editor of APFM. The open access platform provided by BioMed Central will help to expose APFM to an international readership and authorship wh...

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...e component of the system is an inexpensive sensor platform about half the size of a business card. Developed ...ased UF spinoff company headed by Helal, the Atlas platform makes it easy to create a network of sensors and make their information available on a computer netw...

Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease

...h Parkinsons. This study is aimed at providing a platform for the development of drugs to stop nerve cell death. Dr Kieran Breen, Director of Research and Development for the Parkinsons Disease Society, said: Researchers are the people who make the discoveries and forge the links between different researc...

Dead on target

...iences have devised a multifunctional nanoparticle platform comprising nanoparticles synthesized within dendrimers equipped with targeting molecules and dyes. These dendrimer nanoparticle systems are able to seek out and specifically bind to cancer cells. Xiangyang Shi, Suhe Wang, James R. Baker Jr., and the...

Targeted, oral agent Enzastaurin shows favorable results

...ice president, cancer research and global oncology platform leader for Lilly. Our objective with enzastaurin is to continue investigating the efficacy and safety of this unique molecule in order to determine the diseases where enzastaurin could have the most positive impact on patients. In the study, pati...

Clinical data suggest potential versatility of ALIMTA-based regimens in lung cancer

...ice president, cancer research and global oncology platform leader for Lilly. We look forward to continued research on ALIMTA as a chemotherapeutic foundation with targeted therapies and other anti-cancer agents for the treatment of lung cancer. Lilly is aggressively investigating potential novel therapies...

Lilly studies try to shed light on impact of race

...ice president, cancer research and global oncology platform leader at Lilly. Ultimately, our goal is to ensure that we offer the optimal outcome to each and every patient....

Daytrana provides significant effectiveness in both boys and girls with ADHD

...pitals Case Medical Center. "The study provides a platform to open a dialogue about gender and ADHD." Approximately 4.4 million U.S. children aged 4 to 17 years -- about 7.8 percent of all school-age children -- have been diagnosed with ADHD at some point in their lives, according to the U.S. Centers for...

Making science personal: Lilly Oncology to unveil 76 studies at ASCO 2007

...ice president, cancer research and global oncology platform leader. "Lilly's commitment to finding the right drug, at the right dose, for the right patient at the right time will be demonstrated at ASCO this year." Key Lilly Abstracts for ASCO 2007: ALIMTA (pemetrexed for injection) Phase III Study of ...

Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat

... first online release of FaceFX will be built on a platform that supports the development of a breadth of adva...or the Pap test. The team has developed a novel platform that can be used for high throughput HPV typing. The technology incorporates HPV type-specific coded...

Spanish project 'AmIVital' creates intelligent communication devices for elderly and disabled people

... products, but it will also 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...

Good vibrations: Aging bones may benefit from a good shaking

...est the effects of a whole body vibration device a platform that participants stand on while it vibrates at up to 30 cycles per second.Bone generally responds to exercise that is high intensity but older people cant dothat without the risk of hurting themselves. We need a stimulus that is effective onbone but...

MIT graduate student wins $30,000 Lemelson-MIT student prize for life-saving inventions

...mpleted a 100-foot continuous ascent to the towers platform in 14 seconds. Ball envisions his invention having practical applications in rescue work, recreational climbing and cave exploration, as well as urban warfare situations. It can help people complete tasks more efficiently and without depleting ene...

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology relaunched

...ents, "As a way to provide our contributors with a platform for reaching as broad a readership as possible, we are pleased that the publisher, Elsevier, has instituted free distribution of the print version of the Journal to all obstetricians and gynecologists in the United States. The new print Journal is le...

Space technology benefits medical community

...In addition to monitoring Raynaud's patients, this platform technology could be used for an array of other medical or monitoring applications. The monitor could be modified to measure skin temperature of patients at risk for developing cardiovascular disease by tracking endothelial function (how small blood v...

New research says winning a Nobel Prize adds nearly two years to your lifespan

...o the statistical corrections, walking across that platform in Stockholm apparently adds about 2 years to a scientist's life-span. How status does this, we just don't know." The researchers also looked at the Nobel Prize fund - the real value of which has changed over time. By comparing the possible effect...

New journal on the study of the liver to augment medical program

...al of the APASL, commented, "Springer's electronic platform and the Online First TM option will ensure that articles are published quickly and efficiently, offering readers access to newly published material before it appears in print." Springer's President of STM Publishing, Rdiger Gebauer, said, "We are ...

Genomic tests improve prediction of breast cancer response to chemotherapy, hormonal therapy

...Index and the T/FAC test of chemotherapy provide a platform to help triage and guide breast cancer treatment, Symmans and Pusztai said. They plan to add predictors for other available treatments. Both chemotherapy and tamoxifen response tests are being developed in close collaboration with Nuvera Bioscience...

ALTRAN -- Ecobuilding Performance Forum

...ume. The Ecobuilding Performance Forum will be a platform for institutions, energy suppliers, energy utilities, construction industry, contracting parties, decision makers, property owners, financiers and local and housing authorities to discuss economic solutions to environmental issues. ALTRAN will also g...

Study of NYC transit system noise levels finds daily rides can result in hearing loss

...earing loss. At the highest level obtained on the platform (106 decibels), the allowable limit under WHO and EPA is only 30 seconds. More than 1 in 10 of the platform measurements exceeded 100 decibels -- which translates into an allowable limit of only 1.5 minutes."...

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