Tag: "sites" at medical news
Energy supplement under study for Parkinson's disease
...or the study that will enroll 1,720 patients at 51 sites
in the United States and Canada. Mitochondria, the powerhouse for cells, become dysfunctional in the brain, muscle and platelet cells of many patients with Parkinsons disease, Dr. Sethi says. Powerhouse dysfunction is discernible in postmortem brai...
Key science Web sites buried in information avalanche
...alanche of facts now available online. Key science sites
are failing to register in the top 30 Google searc...now pay attention not only to the quality of their sites
but also how easy they are to find. Dr Ralph Schroeder, Dr Alexandre Caldas, Professor William Dut...
World first in medical robotics
...hat could enable interventional medicine to target sites
that so far have remained inaccessible using moder...such as targeted delivery of medications to tumour sites
and diagnoses using navigable bio-sensors." The results of this scientific breakthrough were publ...
A closer look inside our lungs -- Penn researchers develop 2 novel imaging techniques
...y to MRI technology." Penn is one of only a few sites
in the world, and the only site on the East Coast, with this capability. Penn researchers hope to translate this technique for use in humans before the end of 2007....
NIH names Clinical Trial Units for the Microbicide Trials Network
...ucting MTN trials exclusively at the international sites
with whom they collaborate are the University of C...ach of these CTUs has affiliated clinical research sites
that will conduct the actual trials, some within the same city or institution and others at addition...
Chromium 6: A killer compound with an improbable trigger
...ung cancer and is found in 40 percent of Superfund sites
nationwide. This is the toxic metal, found in drinking water in a small California town, that Erin Brockovich campaigned against, successfully winning residents a record settlement of $333 million in 1996. Zhitkovich said his team's research, publi...
Clinical Trials Units selected for newly restructured HIV/AIDS research networks
...ad the CTUs and their affiliated clinical research sites
can be accessed at ( http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/abo..., India and Thailand. The 145 clinical research sites
where trials will be performed may be located in different states or countries than the CTUs to whic...
UW launches study testing adult stem cells for heart damage repair
.... UW Hospital and Clinics is one of 15-20 research sites
nationwide participating in the study, which is sponsored by the Cellular Therapies business unit of Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Baxter technology is used to select the subject's own CD34+ stem cells that are under investigation in this trial. ...
Mercury contamination of fish warrants worldwide public warning
...ll-scale gold mining is contaminating thousands of sites
around the world, posing long-term health risks to an estimated 50 million inhabitants of mining regions. These activities alone contribute more than 10 percent of the mercury in Earth's atmosphere attributable to human activities today. Little is k...
Prescriptions for health advice online
...Generally, the medical information on drug company sites
is very accurate but people question the authors' ...or advice from like-minded people and are drawn to sites
such as the charity based DIPEx and ProjectAWARE where they can read about the experiences of other ...
Virtual activities: Virtuous or perilous?
...nks; and the advantages of virtual worlds over web sites
or other media for public diplomacy and cultural exchanges. Fouts presents at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18 in the Da Vinci Ballroom, fourth floor, Renaissance Parc 55. VIRTUAL THERAPY FOR MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES SKIP RIZZO, research scientist in the...
Cancer Patients Nationwide Can More Easily Navigate Health Care System
...pment of at least 50 new Patient Navigator Program sites
over the next five years in communities throughout the United States. The first three sites
to launch are Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in Seattle, Washington; Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at ...
...s. The folic acid on the capsules docks into these sites
and is brought into the interior of the cell. Here, the contents of the capsule, such as an antitumor drug or contrast agent, can be released to selectively attack the tumor or to make an unambiguous diagnosis....
30+ AIDS vaccine clinical trials in 24 countries, research occurring on every continent
...art of a multi-site study that also included three sites
in South Africa. The South Africa, Uganda and Zambia trial sites
are now fully enrolled with data expected later this year. Two of the most advanced trials under...
NIH awards $1 million to Temple University Hospital for neurological treatment studies
.... The NETT network will bring together 11 national sites
to perform wide-scale clinical trials testing the effectiveness of new treatments for neurological emergencies, which include traumatic brain injuries, seizures, stroke, meningitis, and spinal cord injuries. Each year, approximately 15 million adul...
NIH-funded program co-directed by Mailman School of PH faculty to expedite clinical research process
...r Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. "Working together, these sites
will serve as discovery engines that will improve medical care by applying new scientific advances to real world practice. We expect to see new approaches reach underserved populations, local community organizations, and health care providers to ensu...
National research network launched to seek better treatments for brain injury, stroke and seizures
...stitutes of Health. Because it involves so many sites
where brain and spine emergencies are treated, NETT will overcome one of the biggest roadblocks to finding better emergency treatments: having enough eligible patients with the same condition at any single hospital. By studying patients at many hospi...
Lessons from Vioxx case -- New approach needed to restore faith in pharmaceutical industry
...ding storing research data on independent academic sites
rather than with the pharmaceutical company, stricter scrutiny for research which has potentially immense financial implications and penalties for ghost-writing. They conclude that "collaborations between academics, practicing physicians, industr...
New international study to test exercise in heart failure patients
...ead a large international study involving 83 other sites
that will test 3,000 patients in an effort to dete...e study is positive. There are 84 clinical study sites
in the trial across North America and Europe. At the Wake Forest Baptist site, 120 participants have...
New Congress should focus on covering the uninsured, reducing health costs, according to new survey
...at need."The survey findings are posted on the Web sites
of The Commonwealth Fund and Modern Healthcare, along with commentaries from Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA) and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY). A data brief from the Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System with additional analysis o...
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