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Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...itially will be tested for effect in the operating room
and then turned off for one month, to ensure there are no health problems associated with the implant. At one month, a graduated scale of stimulation will be applied until the best possible blood pressure response is achieved. Patients will be evalua...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...icians must look beyond the walls of the examining room
and into their own communities to understand and confront the socioeconomic and environmental threats to the health of children and adolescents, such as poor nutrition, exposure to violence, and substance abuse. That was the recommendation of a spec...
Physicians, researchers to talk about new treatments for oral, head and neck cancers
...rs are invited to attend the media availability in room
518 of the The James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University, or to participate via conference call, where they will be able to listen as well as to ask questions. The toll-free number is: 1-866-483-1080. The meeting ID # is 1130 and the passcod...
Women with heart attacks benefit from stenting
...tions and the time to treatment from the emergency room
to the catheterization lab. This will help optimize treatment for women, she said. Co-authors are Cody Pietras, BSc; Ricardo A. Costa, M.D.; Yoshihiro Tsuchiya, M.D.; Bruce R. Brodie, M.D.; David A. Cox, M.D.; Eve D. Aymong, M.D.; Thomas D. Stuckey...
OHSU develops instant, computerized notification system to communicate patients' end-of-life wishes
... decision," said Terri Schmidt, M.D., an emergency room
physician at OHSU Hospital. "Having the new electronic POLST information can help to assure patients get the treatments they want and helps them avoid interventions they would not want" OHSU patients interested in taking part in the new system, whi...
Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery
.... "When the patient is open in the operating room
and the surgeons have spent all this time and tech..., cumbersome and exposes everyone in the operating room
to X-rays. "It would be ideal if the surgeons could see what they are doing so they don't c...
The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005
...ons occurring at the 2005 Annual Meeting. A press room
with interview space, computers, modem lines, telephone and fax services will be available upon request. To download a FOCIS 2005 preliminary program and registration materials, visit www.focisnet.org/meetings/am05 or contact Gail Bast, FOCIS Execu...
CML found to wield 'death factor' that kills normal blood marrow cells
...e the development of leukemia by giving the cancer room
to grow and spread, making it easier to invade the bone marrow and spleen, say the researchers. Because they also show in this study that blocking the protein with an antibody in mouse cell experiments will restrain the ability of the cell death prot...
ARRS annual meeting on May 15-20, 2005, in New Orleans, LA: Abstract book available
... well, so that you can be registered for the press room
and supplied with any needed information....
Rare surgery performed to remove pancreas, prevent diabetes
...City, Fla., remained anesthetized in the operating room
at UAB Hospital through removal of his entire panc...ry. The cells were then returned to the operating room
and infused into the patient's liver, where they have begun to produce insulin. Few hos...
K-State professor takes chemistry to another world
...ficant amount of money, but it will also make more room
on the rocket to take experiments up in space."...
New portable device developed by Georgia Tech and Emory checks for concussions on the sidelines
...injury is difficult to diagnose, even with a quiet room
and a several-hour-long test. Michelle LaPlaca, an...dgear. While a typical mTBI test requires a quiet room
and 1-2 hours of testing, DETECT performs neuropsychological tests in an immersive environment in ab...
Tools for diagnosing heart attack could be inaccurate in some populations
...SALEM, N.C. A computerized tool to help emergency room
physicians determine whether a patient is having a heart attack may not work as well among some racial and ethnic groups, according to research of almost 12,000 patients at nine medical centers. "It's notorious that women and elderly patients have m...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...panel will take place on Tuesday, May 24 atnoon in room
333. The press luncheon will convene representativesfrom the scientific, corporate and analyst communities to discussthe business and science sides of optics, highlight the mostintriguing new research in the field, and offer an overarchingperspectiv...
Too many doctors fail to follow guidelines and to prescribe best treatments for heart patients
...actice." The researchers found there was plenty of room
for improvement in the treatment of patients with ... for beta-blockers, suggesting that there is still room
for improving practice in Europe and that there is a need to develop training programmes to improve ...
Exercise in cold water may increase appetite, UF study finds
... the rest period, the students were allowed into a room
to measure their blood pressure and heart rates. They were left to rest for one hour in the same room
and had free access to a standard assortment of food of known caloric values. However, the students ...
Green laser pointer can cause eye damage
...the human eye during his career, testing operating room
microscopes, lights used in the clinic, red laser pointers and now green laser pointers. Previously, he determined red laser pointers to be quite safe. "I tested different powers up to five milliwatts and could not create recognizable damage in the ...
Researchers consider possible mechanistic links between obesity and asthma
...rts have shown that nearly 75 percent of emergency room
visits for asthma have been among obese individuals and studies have shown that obesity pre-dates asthma. The risk for developing asthma increases with increasing obesity among individuals. Yet little is known about how obesity influences asthma. In...
Black children more likely to die from traumatic injury than white children
...are physician and instead comes into the emergency room
for care, his or her caregivers are probably less likely to receive injury prevention information than they would if the child made regular visits to an established doctor," Groner said. "And it's possible that prevention campaigns have targeted geog...
Radioactive isotope is effective against neuroblastoma
...ravenous infusion in a special lead-lined hospital room
that shields parents and staff members from unnecessary radiation exposure. In Dr. Maris's study, the patients ranged from four months to 25 years old; all had neuroblastoma that was refractory to first-line treatment, or had relapsed. The overall re...
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