Tag: "transit" at medical news

Detecting Alzheimer's in the eye, lifting fingerprints without touching the surface

...a bomber's clothes orthe doors of a truck) in mass transit and airport settings. Called Surface Laser Photofragmentation-Fragment DetectionSpectroscopy (SLP-FD), the laser system breaks up molecules on asurface and creates fragments of nitric oxide (NO), which is presentat various levels in different explo...

NYU medical experts analyze subway injuries

...thority reports that 7 million passengers ride the transit system daily, there is no publicly available record of such tragedies. NYU School of Medicine trauma specialists, who conducted the survey at Bellevue Hospital Center, explored who is most at risk for severe subway injuries, why accidents occur, and ...

Large prospective study examines colon cancer risk in women

...cise has been shown to accelerate gastrointestinal transit time, upregulate immune function, and alter the production of prostaglandins and insulin, experts have theorized that it might also inhibit colon cancer. Over forty epidemiologic studies have examined the association with varying results. Many observ...

Mailman school researchers studying link between obesity and the urban environment

...dents goes down. Again, it is thought that public transit allows residents to be private automobile independent and promotes walking. With Americans in the grip of an obesity epidemic since 1975, Dr. Rundle hopes his research findings will bring a discussion of health to urban planning decisions in New York...

Doctors must debate hospital closures

...irths, but emergencies inevitably occur, requiring transit to the nearest consultant led facility. If conside.... We need clearer guidance on issues such as safe transit times for paediatric and obstetric emergencies, and we need more creative thinking on shared site wo...

Study of NYC transit system noise levels finds daily rides can result in hearing loss

... a new survey of noise levels of the New York City transit system, researchers at Columbia University's Mailm...re to decibel levels measured in the New York City transit system per day has the potential to result in hearing loss. The findings have just been published i...

Park your car and walk to store, school, work

...nd bike use. Transportation: Sidewalks and mass transit support physical activity because they get people ...terns: People are more likely to bike or take mass transit to work when they see other people doing the same thing. Brennan Ramirez says the findings tha...

HPV infection linked to throat cancers

...both fellatio and cunnilingus, is the main mode of transit for oral HPV infection, the investigators say, although mouth-to-mouth transmission remains possible and was not ruled out by the current study. HPVs also can be transmitted by skin contact and are found in the mucus of the genital tract, and in ...

Novel treatments may help alleviate constipation, IBS in women

...atment period. The endpoints were gastrointestinal transit and bowel function. Patients who received linaclot...on of ascending colon emptying and overall colonic transit as well as a significant improvement in stool consistency, stool frequency, ease of passage and time...

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(Date:8/21/2014)... tube connectors, designed by an international standards process, will ... According to an invited review published in the OnlineFirst ... NCP ), the official journal of the American Society ... will greatly reduce the occurrence of misconnection that can ... connectors, which are used to join medical devices, components, ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... the pancreas digesting itself resulting in severe abdominal pain, ... around 20,000 patients are diagnosed with the disease resulting ... treatment is restricted to intravenous fluid and nutritional support. ... Life Sciences, who led the research, said "The major ... stones and excessive alcohol intake combined with a high ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... University of Tennessee, Knoxville, research finds life can persist ... professor was part of a team that examined waters ... Antarctic ice sheet and found the extreme environment supports ... by Jill Mikucki and her colleagues has implications for ... in the solar system. The findings are published in ...
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