Tag: "then" at medical news
Lighting of the future among topics at BGSU Emerging Technology Forum
...s, and Optical Waveguides" at 9:30 a.m. OLEDs will then
be Dr. Bipin Shah's topic during a session beginning at 2:20 p.m. In part because it costs less and lasts longer, OLED technology may eventually replace conventional lighting devices, said Dr. Ina Manea, director of development for the Wright Photosc...
Ultrasound images transmitted over the phone allow radiologists to diagnose patients in real time
...help speed the file transfer and these images were then
compared to the original non-compressed images. Two attending radiologists, one radiology resident and a medical student reviewed both sets of images, and in 64% of the cases, they could not tell the difference between the compressed and non-compress...
Umbilical cord-blood transplants save lives of babies with rare genetic disorder
... donors following chemotherapy. These infants were then
evaluated periodically for up to six years. Twenty-two of the 25 infants received cord-blood transplants at Duke University Medical Center; the other three were transplanted at hospitals in St. Louis; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Montreal. Escolar analyz...
Words influence smells
...s labeled "cheddar cheese" than "body odor." They then
scanned the subjects' brains using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) during the presentation of labels and odors to explore which brain regions were activated. They also analyzed brain activity when the subjects were presented with clean a...
Go to the tape: Video replay improves radiology residents' performance
... an academic advisor. Their next performances were then
taped. The researchers analyzed both tapes and found that, based on specific criteria, the case-based knowledge and the communication abilities of the residents improved after they were shown the videotaped feedback of themselves. "It is particularly...
Don't skip chest CT in the ER just because x-ray checks out okay, warns study
...ent. "A doctor would get the chest X-ray done, and then
order a CT, but tell the radiologist to omit the chest part of the CT because the X-ray was already performed and showed no problems for the patient. We wanted to see if avoiding chest CTs for this reason was really a good idea," said Dr. Novelline. ...
Clinical trial proves link between chiropractic and migraines
...migraines, followed by two months of treatment and then
two months of post-treatment." Despite this study, some medical practitioners still dispute the ability of chiropractic care to help migraine sufferers. However, Tuchin believes this is a fast-diminishing group. "I think the vast majority of medical ...
ESC releases new chronic heart failure guidelines
...s were not particularly device-oriented, but since then
there have been important advances with strong trial evidence, most specifically in Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillation (ICD), which are appropriately represented in the update with practical recommendations...
Low back pain relief, causes, measurement & prosthetic fit, production, comfort
...nistered a battery of neuropsychological tests and then
randomly assigned to either a cognitive rehabilita...sured while the amputees rested for 15 minutes and then
walked on a treadmill for 10 minutes. Donning a prosthesis and resting for 15 minutes caused the amp...
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
... is done to shield us from stress and worry; it is then
up to us to do all we can to make their job easier...ent on I began to think about space activities and then
humanity as a whole. Being cut off from the world, while at the same time being there to contribute ...
NIST method improves timing in oscilloscopes
... errors due to distortion and jitter. These errors then
can be corrected automatically for each measurement made by the oscilloscope. The NIST correction method can be applied to older standard equipment, can correct time records of almost any length and can be applied to electromagnetic signals of almost...
New MRI techniques may help patients avoid knee surgery
...at the knee can be seen from all angles and planes then
reconstructed three dimensionally as a "virtual arthroscopy." This shows promise not only in detecting meniscal tears, but ACL tears, MCL injuries and chondral knee injuries as well, Dr. Magee said. "We compared this new technique to conventional MR ...
Ultrasound-guided biopsies are safe alternative to endoscopic biopsies of the pancreas
...nt, through the patient's stomach and duodenum and then
the pancreatic biopsy is performed. The patient is sedated for the procedure. The number of percutaneous ultrasound-guided biopsies has gone down because gastroenterologists are doing endoscopic ultrasound biopsies, said Dr. Chintapalli. This study...
Allergies increase risk for corneal transplant rejection, UT Southwestern study shows
...ate twice as fast as the control group.Researchers then
performed additional experiments to determine if the increased graft rejection was simply due to the inflammation and irritation in the eye produced by the allergic response to ragweed pollen. In these experiments, ragweed pollen was applied to the r...
Red delicious, Northern Spy apples have most antioxidants, chemists find
...st cancer. Rats exposed to a known carcinogen and then
fed the human equivalent of one, three or six apples a day respectively over 24 weeks were up to 44 percent less likely to develop breast tumors. That study was published in the April 6, 2005, issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry....
Children living near major roads at higher asthma risk
...at children's asthma is linked with heavy traffic, then
it's likely to be a long-term and expensive proposition to begin to design cities to separate transportation corridors from where children live, go to school, and engage in outdoor exercise," he said....
Researchers largely at fault for health risk studies that influence and confuse the public
... of disease that are extrapolated from a study and then
reported by the media. But too often, these report...tific research specifically psychiatric research then
we are taking important steps in fitting this research into the larger framework of discovering the ...
In less dense neighborhoods
...hoice to two physically identical homes. They were then
given profiles of the two potential neighborhoods,... collected obsolete data," Morrow-Jones said. But then
they applied for and received funding from the National Science Foundation to quickly repeat the sur...
Tobacco use persists after liver transplant for alcoholic liver disease
...y 6 months for the next two years. The researchers then
analyzed the responses in relation to demographic data. "The results show a disturbing trend in our ALD population," the authors report. "A significant percent (39-58 percent across time points) use tobacco post-liver transplant." They found that mos...
Scientists observe infectious prion proteins invade and move within brain cells
...halopathies (TSE), as they invade a nerve cell and then
travel along wire-like circuits to points of conta...s, they added them to a culture of nerve cells and then
began watching and taking photo images with a confocal microscope. Confocal microscopy uses laser li...
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