Tag: "sheet" at medical news
Making the best decisions when faced with the risks of premature delivery
...ntroduced a procedure that includes an information sheet
that is given to all parents facing an extremely preterm delivery. The sheet
emphasizes the parents' role in the decision making at 23 to 24 weeks gestation and highlights the l...
Engineered blood vessels may be an option in cardiac bypass
...t the end of that period, you end up with a robust sheet
that's comprised of cells and the proteins that those cells have produced," McAllister said. "The sheet
can then be detached from the cell culture substrate and rolled, stacked or molded into more complex...
MIT researcher presents new view of how the cortex forms
...ain development are dead. The cerebral cortex is a sheet
of around 10 billion neurons divided into distinctly separate areas that process particular aspects of sensation, movement and cognition. To what extent are these areas predetermined by genes or shaped by the environment? The protomap and protocortex...
ERS altimeter survey shows growth of Greenland Ice Sheet interior
...rows about the effects of global warming. The ice sheet
covering Earth's largest island of Greenland has a... of the Antarctic Peninsula, subject to recent ice sheet
thinning due to regional climate warming, again because of limitations in current radar altimeter pe...
Private Finance Initiative may have had its day in the NHS
...ich incurred heavy debts on the Government balance sheet
overturns the argument for having PFI in the NHS at all, he concludes....
Gaps in intestinal barrier could cause Crohn's disease
... that the lining of the intestine was a continuous sheet
of cells. Professor Watson said: "We suspect that patients with inflammatory disease may not have the same ability to plug the gaps left by the cell renewal process meaning that bacteria can seep through the lining of the intestine. Understanding t...
Women cautioned against using herbal supplements
...associate with BCERF and the co-author of the fact sheet
"Herbal Medicines and Breast Cancer Risk," which is available free on BCERF's Web site at http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/ . "Some of these substances may prove to have beneficial effects -- and, in fact, may become part of conventional medicine in...
Arteries bio-engineered from elderly cells
...ries, the researchers fashioned a tube from a thin sheet
of a biodegradable polymer that was 97 percent air, much like a sponge. The treated smooth muscle cells were then impregnated throughout the polymer tube. The bioreactor pulsed a vitamin and nutrient solution through and around the tube, approximatin...
Nation's leading researchers, scientists reveal findings at occupational therapy conference
TIP SHEET LONG BEACH, Calif. This tip sheet
highlights only a few of the hundreds of sessions being presented by members of the American Occupational Therapy Association at their 85th Annual Conference to be held May 12 through May 15. The Conference & Expo will feature almost 250 education s...
Who needs health care the well or the sick?
...frail elderly people. Are we sure that the balance sheet
of preventive activity really offers more good than harm? A tax on preventive drugs sold in rich countries could be used to fund drugs in poor countries, she suggests. This would benefit people in both rich and poor countries....