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Mayo Clinic obesity researchers test 'classroom of the future'

...ucts and solutions can add to this effort and help transform teaching and learning to meet the needs of today's students." "This could be the critical step in preventing childhood obesity," says Jim Hill, president of America on the Move, a Boston-based, non-profit organization that promotes active living. "We...

Clinton Foundation, Yale and Ethiopian Ministry of Health forge partnership

...ealth are visionary. They have impressive goals to transform the Ethiopian health care system in the next three to five years and I believe those goals can be achieved." The Yale team has just returned from Ethiopia, where they completed a full needs assessment. They are now recruiting Fellows to serve as lea...

An affordable future for eye tracking in sight

...'s also important. Eye tracking technologies could transform the lives of tens of thousands of people across Europe. The most extreme example of how this technology is used is its ability to give voice to people who are 'locked-in', people who can only move their eyes and only communicate with their gaze, says...

Mayo Clinic leaders offer health reform vision, prescriptions

...alize that others have creative ideas about how to transform health care in order to meet the needs of patients." Dr. Cortese says it is crucial that the discussion begins in earnest, and to that end Mayo is hosting the Mayo Clinic National Symposium on Health Care Reform, May 21-23, 2006, in Rochester, Minn. ...

American Academy of Neurology 58th Annual Meeting scientific highlights

...amage. Under the influence of MEF2, the stem cells transform into active nerve cells (neurons) after injection. A substance derived from seaweed improves regrowth of damaged neurons and new stem cells in the spinal cord, according to research from Germany. The "anisotropic capillary hydrogel," has an internal...

Britain must embrace psychological therapy for mental health problems

... next seven years. "If this is well done, it could transform the lives of millions, at no net cost to the Exchequer," he concludes. An accompanying editorial argues that it is time we treated depression as the chronic disease that it is....

New engineering center to transform sensor technology

... that are so low in cost and easy to use that they transform aspects of the way doctors care for patients, local agencies monitor air quality, governments guard against attack and scientists understand the evolution of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Core partner institutions with Princeton are the Univer...

Project highlights priorities for global disease control

...C, USA, concludes that "the next two decades could transform health in developing countries, but that will depend on controlling the diseases responsible for the greatest number of deaths and disability. This report provides much needed evidence on the most affordable and widely practicable interventions". (...

Study provides evidence supporting recommended 10 year interval for colonoscopies for most patients

...t takes for an adenomatous (benign tumor) polyp to transform into carcinoma. However, the duration over which the risk of CRC remains decreased following the performance of a normal colonoscopy has been unknown. Harminder Singh, M.D., of the University of Manitoba, Canada, and colleagues analyzed data from ind...

$20 million gift to Rush University Medical Center kicks-off campus redevelopment

...ic phase of its fundraising campaign to completely transform its near West Side campus with the announcement that it has received a $20 million gift from the family of Marvin J. Herb of Barrington, Ill. The announcement was made on Wednesday evening at a campaign kick-off celebration dinner on Rush's campus by...

Ferracane to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR

...thwestern University on the development of Fourier transform infrared techniques for measuring the conversion of monomers to polymers and how their mechanical properties are changed. He is also an expert on the behavior of mercury in amalgam. Dr. Ferracane is not only an outstanding researcher but also an outs...

A new guideline for screening apparently healthy individuals to prevent a heart attack

...sessment, the SHAPE guideline has the potential to transform the field of preventive cardiology." Relying solely on traditional risk factors to identify patients at risk for a heart attack has proven to be unsuccessful. Many physicians treat patients who have a huge amount of atherosclerotic plaques (fat buil...

University of Pittsburgh named Parkinson Disease Center for Advanced Research

...ction in models of PD. The mission of PIND is to transform cutting-edge science into novel therapies and diagnostics that directly benefit individuals affected by neurodegenerative diseases. PIND's mission is bolstered by and integrated with clinical programs in the department of neurology, including the Alz...

An advanced genetic diagnostic method for multiple myeloma

...e a cure for the disease, will make it possible to transform it into a chronic and asymptomatic pathology....

Newly discovered behavior in cancer cells signals dangerous metastasis

...w, scientists have believed that cancer cells must transform permanently from stationary epithelial cells into migratory mesenchymal cells in order to metastasize. The Duke team discovered that highly malignant cells are equal parts epithelial and mesenchymal, transitioning between the two as their surroundin...

American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly to convene in Washington, D.C.

...ly physicians are leading the way in the effort to transform family medicine and the U.S. health care system by reengineering medical education and residency training, reforming payment systems, redesigning practice, harnessing information technology and influencing health care policy. Find out what famil...

Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego

...s across a variety of timescales. I think we could transform the way that research is actually done by understanding in a real classroom setting how children interact with teachers and use that to help inform our science," said Terry Sejnowski. "Attempting to understand the temporal dynamics underlying effec...

Yale School of Medicine awarded $57 million for bench-to-bedside research

...e NIH Roadmap for Medical Research. The goal is to transform how biomedical researchers move laboratory discoveries into human studies, ultimately enabling faster and more efficient development of new therapies. Eleven other academic medical centers across the nation also received CTSAs. When fully implement...

$83.5 million NIH grant to Pitt establishes Clinical and Translational Research Institute

...ic health centers in a new consortium that aims to transform how clinical and translational research is conducted so that promising treatments can be more readily available to patients. The award means that Pitt will receive a total of $83.5 million over five years to establish the Clinical and Translational...

Penn leads $98 million translational medicine collaboration

...d the launch of this national consortium that will transform how translational biomedical research is conducted. This new consortium is funded through NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs). "The development of this consortium represents the first systematic change in our approach to clinical re...

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