Tag: "supports" at medical news

Radiologists tackle diagnosis of puzzling football injuries

...ateral meniscus, a flat, disc-shaped ligament that supports the outer knee joint, and 26 tears of the medial meniscus, which supports the inner knee joint. "These findings are remarkable because the authors of most previous studies ha...

Young women who smoke higher risk of breask cancer

...eedings their study of postmenopausal women, which supports the hypothesis that women who smoke cigarettes before first full-term pregnancy have a 20 percent increased risk of breast cancer compared with women who began smoking after the birth of their first child or were never smokers. The study is a strong ...

Robotic treadmill training helps retrain brain, improves walking

...alled the Lokomat Driven Gait Orthosis. The device supports the weight of the patient in a harness, while robotic devices control their limb movements on a treadmill. During training, the patient watches his or her progress on a real-time computer monitor. By providing sensory information to the spinal cord a...

Launch of the 2006 NIH Director's Pioneer Award program

...H Roadmap for Medical Research. "The Pioneer Award supports exceptionally creative scientists who bring their ...which support research projects, the Pioneer Award supports individual scientists. The award gives recipients the intellectual freedom to pursue new research di...

Chilling can cause colds

... Ron Eccles at the University's Common Cold Centre supports the folklore of chilling and colds. Previous scientific studies had dismissed any relationship between chilling and viral infection as having no scientific basis. 180 volunteers were recruited for the study during the common cold season in Cardiff...

Study: N.C. parents want tobacco use prevention to become higher priority

...outh tobacco use, he said. The current N.C. budget supports a 25-cent increase in the tobacco excise tax, with an additional 5 cents by July 2006. "Families support legislation that raises the tobacco excise tax, support steps to boost protection from second-hand smoke exposure and support investment of tobac...

Developmental Origins of Health & Disease conducts third international congress

WHAT: Increasingly, evidence supports the notion that events occurring in the earliest stages of human development even before birth may influence the occurrence of major conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, cancers osteoporosis and mental disorders. The Third...

Oxford Open first quarter results show marked differences in uptake across disciplines

...ng institutions). "The optional open access model supports our authors by allowing them thechoice of paying for immediate free access to their articles, withunrestricted reuse for education and research." commented Richardson. Headded, "Ultimately, Oxford Open will allow us to examine whether optional open...

Research by Mailman School of Public Health cites New Jersey's high healthcare costs

...ng in our state." The Hall Institute conducts and supports scholarly research; presents forums, symposiums and conferences; publishes white papers and op-ed articles; and collaborates with other institutions and foundations. The Institute was established in Summer 2005 by George E. Hall, a New Jersey busines...

Protein suppresses prostate cancer, enhances effects of vitamin E

...the researchers showed for the first time that TAP supports the retention of vitamin E. Yeh also found that TAP increases vitamin E's capacity to control the rapid growth of the cancer cells. "Vitamin E and TAP have distinct pathways to modulate prostate cancer cell growth and we hypothesize that vitamin E an...

Children with neurological and neuromuscular diseases at risk for flu-related respiratory failure

... in children with NNMD hospitalized with influenza supports the ACIP's recent decision to add NNMD that may compromise respiratory function to the list of chronic conditions that warrant annual influenza vaccination. Coordinated efforts are needed to educate parents, primary care pediatricians, and pediatric ...

Infectious disease doctors respond to President Bush's strategy on pandemic influenza

...demic does not appear for years. IDSA specifically supports the proposed investments for new cell-based vaccine technologies and incentives to lure new manufacturers into the vaccine and antimicrobial market, such as liability protections. Although the president did not mention tax credits, we also support su...

Changes in brain, not age, determine one's ability to focus on task

...ete a task. "There is an underlying structure that supports these functions," Colcombe said. "We know that certain areas within the frontal lobes of the brain are most active in inhibitory tasks. These areas shrink with age. We are very interested in how the gray matter, the local processors, and the white ma...

NIST develops health care IT standards repository

...of NIST's portfolio of health care IT projects and supports NIST's role in providing technical expertise and assistance to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which is leading the federal health information technology effort. See www.hhs.gov/healthit . For more information on NIST's Health Info...

A high fat, low carbohydrate diet improves Alzheimer's disease in mice

... effect of fat on Alzheimer's disease. "This work supports the premise that key aspects of Alzheimer's disease can be altered by changes in metabolism. It also highlights the interaction of dietary components and how such components influence the metabolic state", write the authors. The authors believe that...

Kids who drink early in life: What does it mean for their future?

...ndence," agreed Kuperman, "I believe this actually supports the belief that genetic loading for alcohol dependence does not per se contribute to early AFD. Having many siblings with alcohol dependence may somehow represent an environment conducive to early drinking." "These findings will hopefully lead us ...

Work on cancer-killing compound nets FSU professor major grant

...ent of Health. The program (www.floridabiomed.com) supports biomedical research on the prevention, diagnosis, ...cently completed a 'proof of principle' study that supports his research design. He also is developing synthetic production methods related to and inspired by h...

Practice makes perfect when implanting cardioverter-defibrillator devices

...ld handle this issue, and the Al-Khatib manuscript supports our guidelines." In her editorial, Dr. Curtis wrote that Medicare enrollees often account for around half of a cardiologist's practice, so the total volume of implantations, including both Medicare and non-Medicare patients, by the physicians include...

Preventing chronic diseases - need for concerted action

... would otherwise be dead by 2015. The ESC strongly supports the report and its findings as cardiovascular disease (CVD), in its own, accounts for nearly half of all deaths in Europe (49%) and in the European Union (EU) (42%). (2) In a mission to decrease these alarming figures, the ESC is eager to reinforce t...

Shift in brain's language-control site offers rehab hope

...uage adaptability is seen even in the older people supports the notion that these patients can be rehabilitated and returned to productive life, possibly even after a devastating stroke." Scientists have long thought that the hemisphere or side of the brain that controls language and speech is determined bef...

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(Date:11/21/2014)... Wash. , Nov. 20, 2014 C-Labs ... for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the ... of chief operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor to ... finance, and operations. Mr. Traynor is based out of ... . He reports to Chris Muench , Chief ...
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