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New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking

...ingle control circuit in the brain. The ability to train the right and left legs independently opens the door to new therapeutic approaches for correcting walking abilities in patients with brain injury (e.g., stroke) and neurological disorders (e.g., cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis). Using a split...

It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say

...r on projects for 20 years, and the two decided to train their science skills on data from medical studies. I can read scientific articles, and Ive had experience handling epidemiological data, Bouwer said. You can look at the data in medical studies the same way you look at environmental data. We did, and...

Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science

...on University in St. Louis have figured out how to train synthetic polymer molecules to behave--to literall..., he noted. We can use those same molecules, but train them to get something very useful as far as high technology goes, he said. It's funny how research c...

Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders

...it and support physician volunteers to educate and train health-care providers in those countries on the treatment of patients with blood disorders. This unique program will cover the management of a full range of blood disorders, from the many forms of anemia (including those associated with malaria, pr...

Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa

...illennium Village sites. The Columbia teams will train local health care workers to provide basic essential dental care, including extractions and control of infections. Additionally, the teams will introduce a comprehensive prevention program in the schools and the overall community by working with loca...

USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities

...$5.6 million stem cell training grant from CIRM to train graduate students as well as post-doctoral and clinical fellows across 27 departments at USC. That three-year grant has established an innovative training program in stem cell biology and ethics that includes mentored laboratory research, an annual r...

OHSU Cancer Institute shows findings of immunotherapy vaccine in prostate cancer patients

...ld be the first FDA-approved treatment designed to train the body's own immune system to fight cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common nonskin cancer in the United States and the third most common cancer worldwide. More than 1 million men in the United States have prostate cancer, with an estimated 2...

New technique effective in closing accidental colonoscopy wounds

...IN), which he directs, plans to develop courses to train physician colleagues in the region in how to use clips and sutures to close perforations....

Next generation of Latino drug abuse experts at UH to learn, teach

...ear UH has hosted the event, which will inform and train new scholars pursuing research on the factors that influence Latinos to abuse drugs. Sixteen pre- and post- doctoral fellows were selected to participate in the seminartwo are coming from as far away as Spain. Throughout the week, featured speaker...

Study finds decline in nursing faculty primary barrier to nursing program expansion

...there may be fewer than half the faculty needed to train new nurses in that state.1 Although there is some evidence suggesting that the U.S. nursing shortage has eased somewhat, many experts believe this respite is temporary.2 Currently many practicing nurses are "baby boomers" will soon retire and nurse...

Exercise science principles strengthen swallowing rehabilitation

...h the components of a movement and then ultimately train the movement of interest, which in this case would be walking. The same thing goes for swallowing therapy. We can start with tongue movement or lip closure, but then we must be very conscious of moving toward task-specific exercise and working our p...

US critical care delivery system in critical condition

... critical care providers and endorsing a method to train and certify critical care providers in these competencies. ...

NeuroArm: Navigating the future of surgery

...nd U of C's faculties of medicine and education to train surgeons in the use of neuroArm. Many other surgical disciplines have and continue to participate in applying neuroArm to various types of surgical procedures. "We're not just building a robot, we're building a medical robotics program," Dr. Suther...

Tennessee researcher earns Komen grant to study depression and breast cancer

...s. Hopko likens the BATD approach to the way a train builds momentum as it begins moving. "When a train is at a stop, it takes a lot of effort to get it moving slowly forward, but once it starts rolling, ...

US Senate introduces bill to train more preventive medicine doctors

...ontrol and Prevention (CDC) the necessary funds to train highly specialized public health physicians in the skills necessary to lead pandemic flu planning, bio-terrorism surveillance, chronic disease prevention, quality improvement and safety in the health care system, and health promotion at both the pati...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 4, 2007

...conducting basic research, these centers will help train workers, facilitate collaborations between academia and industry, and educate the next generation of researchers, according to the article. Although nanotech center initiatives are generally less than 15 years old, the numbers have been increasing,...

USC professor at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles receives $2.5M for stem cell research

...3.16 million stem cell training grant from CIRM to train graduate students as well as post-doctoral and clinical fellows across 27 departments at USC. That three-year grant has established an innovative training program in stem cell biology and ethics that will include mentored laboratory research, an ann...

Lack of guidelines on kidney stone attacks could put travel workers and passengers at risk

...cent." "If transport workers, such as pilots and train drivers, are suddenly incapacitated by kidney ston... Britains railways, has no specific guidelines for train drivers with kidney stones, but there are general guidelines covering conditions that could cause su...

Empathy skills must be given a high priority in medical education, says Jefferson author

... Jefferson Medical College says. "If we want to train physicians with more empathy, then education must shift from emphasizing only the biomedical to also providing a biopsychosocial framework, as well and a more complete picture of patients as persons," says Mohammadreza Hojat, Ph.D., research professo...

Surgeons with video game skill appear to perform better in simulated surgery skills course

...deo games may be a practical teaching tool to help train surgeons."...

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