Tag: "thesis" at medical news
Environmental factors, particularly air pollution, increases risk of myocardial infarction
... by motor traffic. This is the conclusion of a new thesis
published by Karolinska Institutet. Cardiovascular...pread and indiscriminate affect on people. The new thesis
presents the results of Mats Rosenlund's research into environmental factors like aircraft noise, pa...
Arabic translation of doctoral thesis on Yemeni health workers
With the help of an NWO subsidy, the doctoral thesis
of Dutch researcher Marina de Regt was recently translated into Arabic. The thesis
about the position of female health workers in Yemen has been published by Dar Muhajirun publishers ...
While on trail of dioxin, scientists pinpoint cancer target of green tea
...dence, has been cited as part of the best doctoral thesis
produced by a student at the university's School of Medicine and Dentistry this year. The thesis
by student Christine Palermo is part of a wider research project led by toxicologist Thomas A. Gasie...
Clinical trial proves link between chiropractic and migraines
...st 20 years, as part of his recently-completed PhD thesis
at Macquarie University. "Around 22 per cent [of patients] had substantial reduction - which means that more than 60 percent of their symptoms reduced during the course of the treatment," Tuchin says. "What makes this a really strong result is that t...
Better early diagnosis of relapsed prostate cancer
... surgery, etc. The awarded study forms part of the thesis
of Macarena Rodrguez who is to concentrate on the value of the choline in the pre-surgical diagnosis of prostate cancer. This involves analysing the degree of capture of choline by the tumour could have a prognostic value in the illness. This work is...
The diagnosis of tumours in children
...cancer, was the aim of the Paula Lzcoz Ripolls PhD thesis
which she recently defended at the Public University of Navarra. The work was entitled: Molecular diagnosis of neuroblastic tumours: genetic profile and analysis of tumour suppressor genes. Genetic alterations Neuroblastic tumours are malignant ex...
New drug candidate against HIV developed in Sweden
...phaHGA, will be tested on patients this year. In a thesis
from the Sahlgrenska Academy, parts of the researc...afer drugs. Elin Andersson, M.Sc, presents in her thesis
studies showing that the compound GPG-NH2 inhibits HIV in culture. "GPG-NH2 inhibited the virus by ...
Employed caregivers at risk from current Canadian policies
... Jason Walker, who recently completed his Master's thesis
under the supervision of Dr Janet Fast of the Department of Human Ecology, looked at the experiences of employed caregivers. Walker researched a number of characteristics of this group, whose need to balance the competing demands of paid employment, ...
Subproducts resulting from disinfecting drinkable water
...riteria for the first time. The general aim of the thesis
was to evaluate the factors that favour the format...rived from the consumption of drinkable water. The thesis
has managed to establish the influence of the physicochemical characteristics of the supply water. T...
Diagnosis of rhinitis and atopical dermatitis
...he conclusion of Ana Mara Irujo Andueza in her PhD thesis
defended recently at the Public University of Nava...ly clear. Within this context, the aim of the PhD thesis
was to evaluate the prevalence of allergic rhinitis and atopical dermatitis amongst the school popul...
One drug tackles two diseases, Case researcher finds
...lomo conducted the work under the direction of her thesis
adviser, Bissada, and Liu from University Hospital...from the Midwest Society of Periodontology for her thesis
paper, which was written as a requirement for her master's degree in periodontology. She presented ...
Potential pharmaceutical drugs in the field of cancer
... in Spanish . Raquel Villar Becares, in her PhD thesis
at the Public University of Navarre, has developed new derivatives of benzo[b]tiophene 1,1-dioxide that enable their application in the pharmaceutical field. Moreover, the researcher tested for the antitumoural activity of these derivatives, concludi...
Brain processing of speech sounds is different in some southern English speakers
...r would have guessed that she would write a senior thesis
in college about the brain activity that takes pla...in" and "pen." Nor would she have guessed that her thesis
would get published several years later in the journal Brain and Language. While working on a B.A. ...
Scientists one step closer to cancer vaccine
...ll and that was presented in Ms Wolpert's doctoral thesis
at Karolinska Institutet in 1998. The spread of tumours, or metastases, is the most common cause of death from cancer....
Lung diseases represent major costs for society
...ty of life of those who suffer from them. A recent thesis
from Karolinska Institutet shows that these two di...icture of the effects on health economics. A new thesis
from Karolinska Institutet presents calculations of the costs to society of the two diseases based o...
Neurosurgical treatment of anxiety disorders effective -- but risky
...tudy are to be presented in a forthcoming doctoral thesis
at Karolinska Institutet. The effects of the operation were measured using questionnaires and thorough interviews with patients and their relatives. The follow-up also included neuropsychological examination and MRI examination of the brain. One i...
Ninety-eight percent of Gaza's children experience or witness war trauma -- Queen's study
... War on Palestinian Children is Pringle's Master's thesis
and the only study of its kind, analyzing data from The Gaza Child Health Survey to describe relationships between war trauma and psychological problems in children. According to the study, a child in Gaza who has had a severe head injury has 4 tim...
Determining the state of the human arterial system
...ts of the patient. To this end, the author of the thesis
set out to identify the biological age of the arterial system of 53 patients, 21 of which were young people between 15 and 20, 12 adults between 40 and 59 and 20 elderly people between 70 and 81. This was undertaken with a capacitive sensor to measur...
Brain cell and face perception research wins Eppendorf/Science Prize
...ng from Harvard College. In 1999, he completed his thesis
work in the lab of Wade Regehr and earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard Medical School. He began his postdoctoral work in the lab of Karel Svoboda at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. In 2001, he started his own lab in the Department of Neurob...
Sunscreens with benzophenone-3 unsuitable for children
... coming home from a holiday in the sun. A doctoral thesis
from the Sahlgrenska Academy has recently presente...t rid of the substance as easily as adults. The thesis
also shows that several common sunscreens break down under the action of sunlight. Several sunscreen...