Tag: "report" at medical news
Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in emergency patients
...h who come to hospital emergency departments. The report
from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital...ailure than was standard clinical evaluation. The report
will appear in the April 15 issue of the American Journal of Cardiology and has been released online...
Aboriginal Canadians at high risk for severe trauma
...uicide (RR 3.1, 95% CI 1.4-6.1). The authors also report
that the main cause of trauma resulting in severe injuries and death among Aboriginal Canadians was motor vehicle crashes. Also, Aboriginal Canadians had a 10-fold greater risk of injury secondary to assault and a 3-fold greater risk of traumatic sui...
Hopkins study shows older children also benefit from 'lazy eye' treatment
...n's Center and 48 eye centers across North America report
that many children between the ages of 7 and 17 with amblyopia, or "lazy eye," may benefit from treatments usually prescribed for younger children. "Previously, many eye specialists thought treating amblyopia in older children would be ineffective, ...
Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery
...ing surgery. The research team will also track and report
on how often grafts are not optimal on the first try. Beyond the FDA-approved use in visualizing cardiac bypass graft function, Fitzgerald is hopeful that the technology will inspire other advances. "Every time you have a new dia...
Obesity and insomnia linked by excitability of brain cells
...ive to stress, Yale School of Medicine researchers report
in the April issue of Cell Metabolism . "If these neurons are over-activated by environmental or mental stress in daily situations, they may support sustained arousal, triggering sleeplessness, leading to overeating," said lead author Tamas Horv...
Probable cause sequences for WTC collapses finalized
...e, along with the draft of the final investigation report
and drafts of 27 reports from the remaining five projects. The NIST WTC investigation's goal is to recommend improvements in the way people design, construct, maintain and use buildings, especially high-rises. Sunder's full press briefing presentat...
Institute of Medicine advisory: Cord blood stem cells
...BLOOD BANK PROGRAM, a new congressionally mandated report
from the Institute of Medicine of the National Aca...oordinated, national cord blood bank program. The report
also recommends ways to increase the size and diversity of the inventory of banked cord blood. Adv...
'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells
... can both detect and destroy cancerous cells. The report
appears in the April 13 issue of the American Chemical Society's journal Nano Letters . ACS is the world's largest scientific society. Current molecular imaging approaches only detect the cancer but don't offer a method of treatment, according to th...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
...ionship with God were significantly less likely to report
depressive symptoms than those who did not. Among white participants in the study, there was very little impact of religious belief and reported depression. In order to determine why African Americans were more likely to have depression reduced by...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
...robes in the gut interact with different medicines report
scientists from Imperial College London and Astra Zeneca. Personalised medicine aims to provide medical treatment tailored more precisely to the individual, maximising efficacy while reducing the risk of an adverse reaction. According to an article p...
Smart plastics change shape with light
...own. In 2001 Langer and Lendlein were the first to report
biodegradable versions of these materials in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A year later the researchers introduced thermoplastic, biodegradable shape-memory polymers and demonstrated a nifty application giving a flavor of the ...
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
...was provided by DSM Nutritional Products, Inc. The report
will appear in the June 9, 2005, print version of The New England Journal of Medicine....
Institute of Medicine advisory: April 19 public briefing on HIV/AIDS crisis abroad
...developing countries to tackle the pandemic. The report
will be released at a one-hour public briefing beg...t., N.W., Washington, D.C. Advance copies of the report
will be available to reporters only beginning at noon EDT on Monday, April 18. THE REPORT IS EMBARG...
NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system
...recommendation to fully fund that program. The IOM report
recognized the desirability of 'one-stop-shopping' for all sources of hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPC). However, it concluded that a new government structure must be established because the IOM believes that a mechanism for searching all HPCs do...
Scientists discover how Ebola virus infects cells
...e treatments for Ebola virus infections in humans, report
scientists supported in part by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The researchers, whose paper is published online today in Science Express, identified two cellu...
NY Academy of Sciences reveals how scientists plan to combat bioterrorism & deadly pathogens
...s to fighting emerging infectious diseases. Each report
provides video and audio files as well as comprehensive coverage of the lecture. This multimedia eBriefing includes: Overview of the NIAID-sponsored series Bulleted highlights and complete journalist's reports on presentations by experts in the fi...
Exercise variety - not intensity - appears to reduce some Alzheimer's disease risk
... one-third of Alzheimer's patients, according to a report
appearing in the April 1, 2005, issue of the Amer... 16 million by the year 2050. Other authors of the report
are Laura Jean Podewils, Eliseo Gualler, Linda Fried and Michelle Carson of Johns Hopkins, and Lewis...
It's not all in your head
...05 In a four-week study of 1,587 men, researchers report
that men who suffer from premature ejaculation (PE... Both members of the couples studied were asked to report
on a variety of subjective factors. Significant overlap in IELT was observed between the groups who...
Obesity linked to risk of severe headaches
...ggest that people with obesity were more likely to report
frequent, more painful, and more debilitating headaches than other groups we encountered," said Marcelo E. Bigal, MD, PhD, of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and lead author of the study. The underweight group reported headaches accompanied b...
New treatment 'roadmap' improves odds for unusual brain aneurysm
...while preserving flow to normal brain. The journal report
details, through description and illustration, the six classifications of thrombotic aneurysms. The aneurysms range from Type 1, which is the classic thrombotic aneurysm, to Type 6, in which the aneurysm was previously treated with implantation of co...
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