Tag: "unprecedented" at medical news

Three molecular triggers threaten leukemia patients

... Finding a multi-drug therapy also will require an unprecedented degree of cooperation among pharmaceutical firms and academic investigators holding the rights to different agents that are active in different molecular pathways, Kornblau and colleagues noted. This model, where alternative molecular pathways help ...

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

... the NIH in this new program." Yale will use the unprecedented grant to train a new generation of investigators in interdisciplinary clinical research, stimulate the extension of research from the laboratory to bedside, launch greater numbers of Phase 1 studies of drugs discovered by Yale scientists, and forge r...

Europe's first polar-orbiting weather satellite ready for launch

...this weather satellite promises to provide data of unprecedented accuracy and resolution on a whole host of different variables such as atmospheric temperature and humidity, wind speed and direction over the ocean, ozone and other trace gases, thus making a major contribution to global weather forecasting and clim...

Dragon training in China focuses on atmosphere

...ment aboard ERS-2. Together, these data give users unprecedented insight into the atmosphere's chemical and physical processes. Five key European scientists, who have been involved in defining these instruments, algorithms and applications development, will present information on retrieval techniques, validatio...

T-ray breakthrough could make detecting disease far easier

...This is a significant development that would allow unprecedented accuracy in studying tiny objects and sensing chemicals using T-rays" said Dr Stefan Maier, of the University of Bath's Department of Physics, who leads the research. "Metal wire ordinarily has a limited ability to allow T-rays to flow along it, b...

Mayo Clinic ranked first in 2006 National Health Care Quality and Accountability

...d a culture of collaboration. "Our members face unprecedented demands to demonstrate how they provide high-quality, safe, and effective care. We believe this scorecard enables academic medical center leaders to know where they stand when compared against peer organizations and, in the case of the five members n...

'GreeneChip' -- New diagnostic tool that rapidly and accurately identifies multiple pathogens

...ect on illness and death. The GreeneChip provides unprecedented opportunities for unbiased pathogen discovery and reduction of illness and death caused by infectious disease....

Survey reveals need for standardized oral chemotherapy prescribing practices, safeguards

...es in cancer care, as it has given cancer patients unprecedented convenience compared to intravenous infusion therapy," said paper co-author Lawrence Shulman, MD, chief medical officer at Dana-Farber and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. "However, these findings underline the importance...

Experts urge strongest isolation for new drug-resistant tuberculosis cases appearing in South Africa

... within such a relatively short period of time, is unprecedented anywhere in the world," the authors warn. They note that South Africa is among the world's fastest growing tourist destinations, home to millions of migrant labourers, with ports and roads servicing several African countries. "Cumulatively, these...

National research network launched to seek better treatments for brain injury, stroke and seizures

...the country will gather in Michigan to kick off an unprecedented national effort to break down those barriers. The meeting will officially launch the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials network, or NETT, which will be a permanent backbone that will allow a broad variety of studies to be conducted in ambulanc...

Americans fear decline in US performance in math and science

...ncouraged to work together. "To address today's unprecedented opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce, we must retool our education system to educate our young people in math and science more effectively and nurture the innate abilities of all young people, regardl...

M.D. Anderson collaborates with Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria

...upport we've achieved with this new partnership is unprecedented and a remarkable achievement," said Dr. Durosinmi-Etti. Conference speakers addressed such issues as: the state of cancer management in Nigeria, prevalent cancers in Nigeria (including breast, prostate, leukemia/lymphoma and cervical); public educa...

Results of largest ever genome scan for autism out

...nding a consortium of clinicians and scientists is unprecedented in the field of autism research. Professor Tony Monaco from the University of Oxfords Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics led the funding bid, and the International Molecular Genetic Study of Autism Consortium (IMGSAC), led by Professors Mona...

Computer scientist reveals the math and science behind blockbuster movies

...m on many processors, resulting in special effects unprecedented in their realism. He designs new algorithms for diverse applications including computational fluid dynamics and solid mechanics, computer graphics, computer vision and computational biomechanics. The algorithms may rotate objects, simulate textures...

Probe to detect spread of breast cancer co-developed by UH scientist

...ns into," Brazdeikis said. "Our technology offers unprecedented quality and value of care benefits to patients, doctors and hospital administrators over existing procedures." The UH-UCL technology allows a surgeon to administer one injection the magnetic dye that takes only 10 to 15 minutes to work and elim...

Study of leukemia survivors gives hints for better care

...ontrol Program at St. Jude. "The study provides an unprecedented look at the long-term effects of ALL and its treatment. This knowledge is critical to guide the development of safer and effective therapy for future children with ALL and health screening recommendations for long-term survivors." Hudson is a co-auth...

NeuroArm: Navigating the future of surgery

...tion with real-time MR imaging, providing surgeons unprecedented detail and control, enabling them to manipulate to...roArm an historic moment in our ability to provide unprecedented care and safety to patients in Alberta," says the Calgary Health Region's Chief Executive Officer an...

Why GNEP can't jump to the future

...nproven reprocessing technology that will generate unprecedented and unmanageable amounts of highly radioactive was...ies and farmlands to the reprocessing site, posing unprecedented emergency response and security challenges. Despite DOEs claims that recycling of reactor spent ...

Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage

... technologies, Nedergaards team was able to get an unprecedented look at the events that happen in the brain of a mouse as a migraine unfolds. The team uncovered a complex, unexpected tale of supply and demand regarding blood flow and oxygen. In short, the team found that the brain develops a voracious demand f...

Sleep deprivation can threaten competent decision-making

...rsons affected, but also because there exist today unprecedented opportunities to incur damaging losses by means such as online gambling. This work is one of many evaluating the neural correlates of decision making but the first to apply such methods to sleep deprived individuals." Experts recommend that adults...

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