Tag: "tailored" at medical news
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...nt, and baby boomers would benefit from a resource tailored
to them. Hegland has spent his career teaching l...nt, and baby boomers would benefit from a resource tailored
to them. Hegland has spent his career teaching law students how to use the law to solve lifes perp...
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
...ols. The pre-operational stage aims to demonstrate tailored
EO-based services and systems for collecting water-related information. The operational stage is aimed at transferring the leadership of the projects to African water authorities. SHARE concluded its pre-operational stage last month and will now s...
New drug development facility helps move medicines to market
...s that the sector is keen to take advantage of the tailored
solutions that we offer and keep their R&D dollars in Australia to contribute to the growth of the drug development industry on-shore. "TetraQ now provides its services internationally and the global market will be a target for future growth. We a...
E/Tablet technology may provide benefits to patients, researchers
...mptom assessment tool provided on the E//Tablet is tailored
specifically to cancer patients," Abernethy said. ...mation -- such as a library of educational content tailored
for the needs of cancer patients, or video clips of survivors telling their stories -- to patients a...
Gene variations point to why lung cancer drugs work better in Japanese vs. US patients
... study suggests therapies in the future need to be tailored
to each individual based on analysis of his or her genetic makeup, not simply ethnicity. The relatively small number of patients makes the results of the study far from conclusive: Gandara calls the study hypothesis-generating. Next, he and other S...
Targeted initiatives can encourage people to walk more
...hes to promoting walking. The most successful were tailored
to peoples needs and targeted at sedentary people or at those most motivated to change. These increased walking in the target groups by up to 30-60 minutes a week on average, at least in the short term. Given how little exercise most people take, thi...
Log-on to shape-up
...d to one of three physical activity interventions: tailored
Internet, standard Internet and tailored
print. Those in the tailored
Internet group were asked to log on to a website designed by the res...
Rx for heart failure: patient-centered care from a pharmacist
...em consistently was important. The pharmacist also tailored
the drug regime to each individual's lifestyle. "Having pharmacists attuned to how patients take their medications and reinforcing their doctor's instructions is a win-win situation that reduced the use of expensive medical services. It is only thr...
Web-based asthma program dramatically improves disease management for low-income black students
...roit. Of the group, 162 students took part in four tailored
web-based asthma intervention educational sessions. By contrast, a control group of 152 students had access to generic asthma websites. The web-based program, which the researchers call Puff City, tried to teach the teenagers positive behaviors to ...
Largest ever grant for University of Copenhagenhagen
...can be treated more effectively, for instance with tailored
proteins as drugs," explains professor Ulla Wewer,...This will strengthen Danish efforts in the area of tailored
proteins as tomorrow's drugs," says Ulf J. Johansson, dr.techn. and chair of the Novo Nordisk Founda...
Decision making by the growing elderly population is uncharted territory
...r across the lifespan so that better advice can be tailored
to older adults, Peters said. "We know quite a bit about how the brain processes information, but we dont know a whole lot about how that is going to interact in decisions with experiences and emotional prompts," she said. Peters is co-author of a...
SNM's 54th Annual Meeting speakers address state of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine technologies
...d scientific program at the 54th Annual Meeting is tailored
to provide attendees with the most current and important information available in the field. SNM and SNMTS present about 100 continuing education courses focusing on PET/CT, cardiovascular nuclear medicine, brain imaging, pediatrics, oncology and the...
NIST's stretching exercises shed new light on nanotubes
... Is there, for example, a way to use appropriately tailored
light to exert a force on SWNTs so that they can be trapped or aligned? Or can they be designed to be nanoscale tags for medical diagnostics? Semiconducting SWNTs can fluoresce in the near infrared region, an ideal characteristic for medical applicat...
Biopsy may underestimate prostate cancer in obese and overweight men
...state cancer and will allow treatment to be better tailored
to the patients needs," he said...
Colon cancer survival linked to number of lymph nodes examined
... that knowing how far a cancer has spread leads to tailored
and more beneficial treatment, according to researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Investigators say the findings, reported in the March 21 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, encourage a dialogue a...
Custom-made cancer cell attacks
...ilable in French . Imagine a cancer treatment tailored
to the cells in a patients body, each person receiving a unique treatment program. This is what Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council grantee Thomas Ruth and his colleagues hope to accomplish within the next decade. Using the TRIUMF par...
Cancer Patients Nationwide Can More Easily Navigate Health Care System
...wealth of American Cancer Society cancer resources tailored
to the patients local communities. AstraZeneca is committed to improving health and quality of life in the communities where our employees work and live, and is proud to be the first corporation to provide nationwide, large-scale support for the Am...
Study in recent issue of Clinical Pediatrics helps pediatricians to understand discipline practices
...work with them to develop effective and personally tailored
discipline practices. The research, published by SAGE Publications in the January issue of Clinical Pediatrics, and written by lead author Dr. Shari Barken of Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina, indicates that, while nation...
Solving a medical riddle to achieve scarless burns and wound healing
...car-less healing and the development of treatments tailored
to individual patient needs. Led by 2005 Austra...to gain important knowledge for the development of tailored
burns treatments based on an individuals unique combination of genes." Fiona Wood is credited with...
U-M, Harvard team propose way to make the most of health dollars
... or risk factors that would make them eligible for tailored
co-pays and benefits. In the end, though, the authors argue that these issues can be surmounted, and that the VBID approach will lead to better health and perhaps cost savings in the long term. "The financial impact of a VBID program will depen...
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